News, Events, Updates and BlogThe latest from St. Andrew's United Church and St. Andrew's Regional Ministries
I hope to start a group for outdoor activities that can organize and lead group adventures from canoeing to biking and hiking. I created a Facebook page to provide a meeting place for this group. The link for this site is:...read more
Of the many ministries congregations can pursue, a few focus on developing relationships in a spiritual context. Two of those are house churches and table groups.read more
St. Andrew's will be planning and providing a stewardship campaign this year, and I hope to help in both parts of that process. As I was riding the train to work this morning, I reflected on stewardship and on membership. The membership of a congregation can be...read more
Stewardship of money is one of the touchy subjects in churches. It includes faithfulness, gratitude, freedom vs captivity, and fairness. I will begin with a Ralph Milton story. He was at a gathering of young people from different denominations, and one group was...read more
While driving this morning, I listened to a mother's story of her son's mental health issues that culminated in his suicide. She spoke about how she was in denial about the change in his behaviour and what it might mean, and her error in telling him he can get his...read more
In this Spring's Spirituality Discussions: Jim will be presenting a variety of spiritual disciplines for discussion and some will include practice. Some of the disciplines will include prayer with and to the body, discussions of spiritual understandings from Buddhism...read more
Congregational Meeting on May 7 A St. Andrew's United Church Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, May 7 immediately following the worship service at Deer Park Church. The purpose of this meeting is present, discuss and approve the report of the Joint...read more
Resilient organizations have leaders that respect and work with their followers. The relationship between leaders and followers supports the followers/doers as they gain a sense of ownership of the goals and work of the organization. This relationship provides...read more
Our traditions are one of the flash points for conflict over time. Traditions help support a sense of identity and a way of being. When they are first created, congregational or denominational leaders develop them as responses to particular needs, and their success...read more
Calendar of EventsWhat's happening in the St. Andrew's United Church community.
Contact / LocationsSt. Andrew's Centre (Office, Programs) and Sunday Worship
St. Andrew's Centre - Office and Program Space
Sunday Worship location: Deer Park United Church
A Ministry Beyond WallsIn many locations in South Calgary... and beyond.
I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. Acts 1:17