Latest News and Updates

  • Fifth Sunday in Lent, March 29, 2020
    Scripture SentencesFor in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell. (Colossians 1:19) Opening PrayerOne:   God who is our rock and our stronghold, All:     gathers us to worship today.One:   Jesus, who is our teacher and guide,All:     calls us to pay attention and pray.One:   The Holy Spirit, who is our comforter,All:     calls us to be in loving community with each other.One:   Come, let us worship! (Phyllis Flemming, Gathering) Gathering PrayerOne:   In the beauty of our world,All:     we come toContinue reading “Latest News and Updates”
  • Prayer for Community in a Time of Pandemic
    From Corrymeela Community, Ireland God of the good news that spreads faster than fear,God of the courage that comes from the heart:Be with us as anxieties rise and with us as uncertainty grows.Be with us when children ask difficult questions,and with us when parents seem farther away.Remind us that to be a community does not always meanto be physically present beside those we know well.It also can mean being spiritually presentwithContinue reading “Latest News and Updates”
  • Congregational Letter ~ March 17
    March 17, 2020 Dear PUC Congregation, In consultation with Patti Skinner, Chair and Church Council, I want to update you on Penticton United Church’s plan in response to what is happening with the coronavirus (COVID-19). As you know, things are changing rapidly. We have been watching closely recommendations from federal and provincial public health and from the national and regional offices of the United Church of Canada. We want to ensureContinue reading “Latest News and Updates”
  • Congregational Letter ~ March 10, 2020
    March 10, 2020     Dear Penticton United Church Community, I wanted to update you on Penticton United Church’s plan regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the steps we’re taking to make sure we minimize risk at the Church.  You may be aware of the recent statement issued by the Health Minister of BC and the federal health minister in which they made the recommendation: “There has been a notable transmission of COVID-19 atContinue reading “Latest News and Updates”
  • Shared Service ~ March 8, 2020
    On March 8, 2020 Penticton United Church participated in a Shared Service at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church.

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