Information about the home baking and preserves fall sale has been sent out by email and Canada Post. If you have not received the information, please get in touch with the church office. You don’t want to miss out!
This week we’re sharing a new resource developed by OneSky Community Resources and the South Okanagan + Lived Experience group, in conjunction with the Downtown Churches for Social Justice. Details on different ways to support people living unhoused in our city are highlighted below: 7 Ways to Support People Living Unhoused in Our City: 1. BeContinue reading “7 Ways to Support People Living Unhoused in Our City”
On This Day…. (Author Unknown) Mend a quarrelSearch out a forgotten friendDismiss suspicion and replace it with trustWrite a love letterShare some treasuresGive a soft answerEncourage youth Manifest your loyalty in a word or deedKeep a promiseFind the timeForego a grudgeForgive an enemyListenApologize if you were wrong Try to understandFlout envyExamine your demands on othersThinkContinue reading “On This Day…”
A beautiful display for our Remebrance and Peace Service on Sunday, November 7. In Flanders Fields (by L Col John McCrae) In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short daysContinue reading “Remembrance and Peace Service”
Council has decided to move to a schedule of two in-person Worship Services per month. A schedule is posted on the Worship page, which you can access by clicking here. If you are attending in-person we ask that you follow the following protocol. In-person Worship Service ProtocolAs we have done throughout the pandemic, we areContinue reading “In-person Worship Service Protocol”
A beautiful day for a walk! Join us on Tuesday morning for a walk and conversation. Meet at the KVR trailhead at Vancouver Place, 10 – 11 am.
A Congregational Meeting has been called for November 7, 2021 at 11 am. The Congregation will vote on an option to pursue for future planning. Council, with input from the Congregation, has been working with Allison Rennie, Regional Minister to think about future planning and the congregation’s relationship to the building. Thanks to everyone who attendedContinue reading “Congregational Meeting ~ Nov 7, 2021, 11 am”
“Displaced: Living in the Shadows” Screening and Discussion – Oct 26 – 6 pm (online) For Homelessness Action Week, members of the South Okanagan Lived Experience Council (SOLE) created a series of films to share their perspectives on living unhoused in our community. The Peace and Justice Committee is hosting a screening of the “Displaced: LivingContinue reading “Displaced: Living in the Shadows: Screening and Discussion”
Thanksgiving is upon us and signs of fall are all around: leaves are beginning to change; pumpkins and gourds are showing up at the market and there is a chill in the morning air. This is a time when nature reminds us of the beauty of letting go – leaves fall to the ground and becomeContinue reading “Autumn Meditation”