Update on Canyon Church Camp

Update on Canyon Church Camp

After last month’s forest fire in Waterton National Park, the United Church of Canada’s Canyon Church Camp sustained significant damage. Camp Board Member Christina Whittmire reports on the latest news on the camp, the Board’s plans for the future and some hopes for...
Conference Youth Retreat in Photos

Conference Youth Retreat in Photos

The Youth Retreat for Alberta and Northwest Conference took place on June 2-4 with 90 youth and leaders  from Vermillion, Grimshaw, Leduc, Red Deer, Edmonton and Calgary.  The Camp took place at Rivers Edge Camp near Sundre and was presented in conjunction with...
Check out Ecumenical INSPIRE

Check out Ecumenical INSPIRE

Check out the second annual Ecumenical INSPIRE Conference!  It looks like a great continuing education opportunity for those interested in working with children, youth, young adults and families, and in doing justice work. Two focus groups with workshops and keynote...
Spring event and other youth news

Spring event and other youth news

By Rondy Kyle, Youth Ministry Coordinator Youth Coordinator Facebook Page  Check out the new youth ministry facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ANWConfUnitedChurchofCanada/ Spring Conference-Wide Youth Event for grade 7-12 youth and their leaders. We’re excited...
Youth Update from Rondy Kyle

Youth Update from Rondy Kyle

Mental Health First Aid for Adults who interact with Youth The Mental Health Commission of Canada offers a course called Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact with Youth in different locations across Canada. It focuses on mental health problems and first aid...
Youth Ministry Coordinator appointed

Youth Ministry Coordinator appointed

Alberta and Northwest Conference is pleased to announce the appointment of Rondy Kyle as Youth Ministry Coordinator.  Rondy will serve the Conference on a half-time basis from October 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017. The Youth Ministry Coordinator is to establish...
What makes the Church?

What makes the Church?

By Rev. Paul Walfall      On June 10 this year we celebrated the 91st anniversary of The United Church of Canada’s formation. We celebrated the vision and determination of the antecedent denominations to step out on a bold new journey into union. History records that...
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