Can You Believe? Mary Did. I am not sure how many of you are familiar with the Alberta writer Will Ferguson, but my wife came home with a book from the library of Will’s called, Coal Dust Kisses. In it, Will recalls a time when he spent Christmas is Japan. He discovered that the people had taken some of our…
Music has long been a part of worship and there is no more obvious time than at Christmas. The stores start to play Christmas songs soon after Halloween, if not even before. For some the music is a joy and comfort and for others it is an annoyance. Such too has been the history of carols and songs through the…
So…I want you to think for a moment of a desert experience…a wilderness experience perhaps. It might have been for a short time or it might have been for a longer time. It might have been of the mind or it might have been an actual time of being lost. Having been in the desert of Arizona in later October…
The Last Days Today, is the First Sunday of Advent, the period of preparation for Christmas and the coming of the Christ child. But the dominant idea in today’s readings is the second coming of Christ and the end of the world. Does it not seem a bit strange that the church puts a gloomy prospect before our eyes as…
We are in in between times as far as the religious season is concerned so thought that I would use this time before Advent to think on those things that seem to come to me. It was a phrase in a someone else’s sermon that has stuck with me and seems appropriate for a place like Banff where you ought…
Located at the corner of Banff Ave and Buffalo St,
Rundle Memorial United is located right downtown
in beautiful Banff. With Evelyn’s Coffee Shop right
across the street, you should be able to grab your
coffee and still make it on time.
Aaron Miechkota is coordinating IRIDESCE: The Living Apology Project.
The United Church of Canada was founded in 1925 as a merger of: the Methodist Church of Canada, the Congregational Union of Ontario and Quebec, much of the Presbyterian Church in Canada and the Association of Local Union Churches. A church has stood on our site since 1886.
Rundle United Thrift
The Banff thrift shop, Rundle United Thrift, connects to our congregation’s mission by making affordable clothing and household items available to members of the community , which they otherwise could not afford.
From the earliest gatherings of Christians we discover that they lived in community . Acts 2 “all the believers continued together in close fellowship…they had their meals together , and gave to those in need.”