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

 

Latest News Posts

Update from Chinook Winds Region

By Helen Reed, Chair Together we are stronger… The Chinook Winds Regional Commission met on November 29th and 30th. In these two days of work, we believe that we have made some decisions that will help our Region move forward into 2019 with boldness and excitement as...

In Contact Newsletter December 2018

Dec. 2018 In contact In the article about Edmonton Presbytery, it was noted that "Doug Main" had been a continuous participant for 55 years. It should read "Don Mayne" instead - our sincere apologies to Don Mayne for this...

Keeping the Faith: Alberta Land Trust

Introducing the Alberta Land Trust By Donna Marchak Many United Churches in urban and rural locations are facing the real possibility that they will no longer exist unless serious changes are made. They will have to take a big leap of faith into a very different...

Chinook Winds appoints Pastoral Relations Staff

Chinook Winds Region is pleased to announce that Rev. Lee Spice has been hired as the new Pastoral Relations staff person for the Region. Lee begins half-time on December 1. On March 1, 2019, she will move to full time. Lee will focus much of her work on ensuring...

Annual Video License available for Congregations

Congregations who previously purchased an annual video license through the Alberta and Northwest Conference Office,  are now able to access a license through the Edge Office in Etobicoke, Ontario. Deadline to mail payment: December 7, 2018. Details are below. By...

Update from Chinook Winds Region

Greetings from the Chinook Winds Regional Council Commission The Commission met via Conference Call on November 6, 2018. Our progress has now taken us to the place where we need to have more detailed, hard and strong conversations that will be better served by being...

Lasting Impression: Boost for the Journey II

 By Heather Morigeau Heather Morigeau attended the Living into Right Relations Committee's Boost for the Journey on October 27-28. Heather is an artist of mixed-Metis heritage, who is in recovery from addiction and mental illness. She is a member of Wild Rose United...