CHINOOK WINDS & NORTHERN SPIRIT REGIONS

THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA

Effective, January 1, 2019, the Regions of Chinook Winds and Northern Spirit replace Alberta and Northwest Conference. New websites are being developed. Until those websites are up, the Online Directory and News sections continue to be updated here. You can subscribe to e-news from either or both Regions below.

 

Latest News Posts

Spirituality of Fandom — The Survey!

A Research Project by Rev. Tracy Robertson (minister at St. Thomas United Church) website: www.vilya.com/spirituality-of-fandom/survey Hi! My name is Tracy and I would like to invite you to participate in my crazy project, The Spirituality of Fandom. Spirituality?...

Chinook Winds Regional Commission Update

By Helen Reed, Chair, Chinook Winds Regional Commission Chinook Winds Regional Commission met online on February 8, 2019. During our two hours together we caught up on many different pieces that are coming together for the Region. We continue to build our new...

Thanksgivings for Garth Mundle

It was with great sadness that many of us learned this week that Rev. Dr Garth Mundle died in Ottawa on Monday, January 28. He had a stroke two weeks earlier. Garth is a former principal of St. Stephen’s College in Edmonton and also offered his energetic leadership in...

Born of Wind & Spirit: June 7-8

The first Annual Gathering of the Chinook Winds Region will happen this June 7th and 8th, 2019 at McKillop United Church in Lethbridge, around the theme of “Born of Wind and Spirit.” Things have changed, and continue to change. And while we no longer have some things,...

Clarification: General Council and Regional Assessments

We have received several questions about the National and Regional Assessments. We hope the following will clarify any confusion. Starting in 2019 the General Council inaugurated a new, national assessment to help pay for the core governance and shared services work...

Chinook Winds Commission: 2018 in Review

Helen Reed, Chair of the Chinook Winds Regional Commission has compiled an Annual Report of the governing body's work. You can read or download the report here: 2019.01.11 Annual Report Chinook Winds...

Volunteers being sought for Pastoral Relations

Chinook Winds is seeking volunteers for the new Region's Pastoral Relations work. Full details can be found in the attached PDF document: Pastoral Relations - Terms of Reference 18-12 Interested volunteers can apply by filling out the document below....