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News from Region 2 Commission

By Rev. Ruth Lumax, Chair, Region 2 Commission Who are we? We are Region 2 which runs from Highway 13 north to Yellowknife and northwest into British Columbia, and east along the Saskatchewan border. Over 135 preaching points, camps, incorporated ministries from more...

News from the Region 3 Commission

By Rev. Helen Reed, Chair, Region 3 Commission Greetings from the Region 3 Commission. As you will no doubt know by now, the Remits that were approved by the wider church were enacted at GC43 and will come into effect on January 1, 2019. We are now officially working...

Affirming Churches in Calgary Pride

The Calgary Pride Parade brought out a great representation from Affirming Faith Communities and Ministries in the Calgary area on Sunday, September 2, 2018. Faith communities participating in Calgary Pride included McDougall United, St Thomas United, Robert McClure...

Our Commissioners reflect on General Council 43

Several people from the Alberta and Northwest area attended the United Church's National General Council 43 meeting in Oshawa in July as Commissioners. Below are reflections from six of our Commissioners. We asked if they would reflect on three highlights and/or...

Stewardship Event scheduled for October 19-20

Save the Date! Stewardship Event in Red Deer on October 19 to 20.         Alberta Northwest Conference's Stewardship and Mission Committee invite YOU to one last Hurrah on October 19th and 20th this year of 2018 at Sunnybrook United Church in Red Deer There will be •...

Alberta and Northwest at General Council 43

We have a few photos of the Alberta and Northwest Conference Commissioners who took part in General Council 43 that met in Oshawa for a week beginning the weekend of July 21st. We will have commentary from the Commissioners themselves in future blogs and e-news.  ...

Remembering Sandra Ranger

It was with great sadness that ANW Conference staff, former staff and volunteers learned of the passing of Sandra Ranger. Sandra worked in the Edmonton Office for 25 years until her retirement in 2008. She died on June 27 and a memorial service was held in July. You...

Boost for the Journey II scheduled for October 26-28

By Cecile Fausak, Living into Right Relations Standing Committee A big shout out to the congregations and witnesses on our United Church journey towards truth and reconciliation! I hope you all had a meaningful experience with National Indigenous People’s Week. In...

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