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

Congregational Support Announcement for Chinook Winds

From Doug Goodwin, Executive Minister for Chinook Winds As the Chinook Winds Region builds its governance and operations for United Churches in the southern half of Alberta, there is a need to take up a range of work formerly conducted by various Presbytery leaders....

The Conference President’s Last Blog

By Dr Kathy Yamashita This will be my last communication as the President of Alberta and Northwest Conference. It comes at a time in the church year when we celebrate the arrival of the baby Jesus, the reason for the Christmas season. It should be a time of...

Christmas Blessings from ANW Conference Staff

Christmas Greetings from the Alberta and Northwest Conference Staff Hallow the circle of our giving, Hallow the journey of our gifts, That in our offering we may bless The hands that give their life to us.        --Jan L. Richardson   This Christmas -- We give...

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 error.

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...