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

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...

Enroute to Region 2’s New Name

By Rev. Leigh Sinclair The Regional Commission for Region #2 is so grateful for the many name submissions we received.  We also were delighted that so many of them had similar words and themes. Here are the top five to choose from.  Please vote once and by November...

About Racism: Our Church is a microcosm of society

ANW Conference President Dr. Kathy Yamashita spoke these words at the close of the September 27-28th’s Intercultural Ministry Education Event in Edmonton. You’ll find more Intercultural Ministry Education Reflections here About racism in the United Church: Our church...

Update from Region 3: Chinook Winds

By Rev. Helen Reed We have a name! After reviewing all of the names that have been forwarded to us, the Commission recognized a surprisingly clear pattern emerging. Thank you to all who took the time to share your inspiration with us. We are now to be known as...