Announcements for the Banff United Church, Rundle United, for the week of Nov 25 ’12

Wednesday November 28: Advent Study Group at 7:30pm Sunday December 2nd is the beginning of Advent: We need readers for the lighting of the advent candles .We will pass around a sheet  to sign up. It would be great to have at least two per Sunday. Sunday evening December 2nd is the Community Advent Service: At St George’s @ 7:00pm. All welcome….

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The announcements for the Banff United Church, Rundle United, for the week of November 18 ’12

Doug Powell will be away this week: From Wednesday through Monday. For those are unsure, the ministry is a ¾ time position and the way it works is full time for three weeks and one week off. The office will be open as usual and Rev Greg Wooley of Canmore is on call for Pastoral emergencies 403 678 5354. Monday and…

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The announcements for the Banff United Church, Rundle United, for the week of November 11, 2012

Welcome to our new office administrator: Mona Elsayed.  Mona is fairly new to Banff, though she has been in Lake Louise for a while.  Mona and Rev Powell are working together to establish office hours and will advise soon. Service will be 30 Minutes today: There will be no Sunday school this weekend or coffee after service due to the community Remembrance…

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Ecumenical delegation presents statement on global economy to Argentina

Despite being a wealthy country at one time, Argentina has more recently faced recurring economic crises, persistent fiscal and current account deficits, high inflation, mounting external debt and capital flight. The major down turn in Argentina’s economy was from 1999 to 2000, and is still causing a feeling of incertitude among its citizens.    In consideration of the country’s economic challenges,…

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Moving Mountains, Reshaping the World: Global Young Adult Festival

One of the United Church of Canada’s global partners, Jerusalem based Sabeel, an ecumenical liberation theology centre, is one of the partners in an upcoming Global Young Adult Festival.   Find out more information about Sabeel and the event by visiting the Sabeel Website.

Announcements for October 28, 2012

Spirit West United Church Women’s Group: Presentation by Rev Lynn Lamers from Ponoka, HOW MUSIC AFFECTS OUR AGING BRAINS. A power-point and inter-actional talk about how our brain is positively stimulated by different forms of music.  Rev. Lamers is a great motivational speaker and will show the audience examples of how this works.  As we  grow older, all of us need…

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Announcements for the week of October 21, 2012

Book Club Group for Oct: Join us on Thursdays from 7pm – 8.30pm for a discussion on the book Christianity for the Rest of Us: How the Neighbourhood Church is Transforming the Faith, by Diana Butler-Bass. October 21 & 28: Rev. Crawford’s final final two Sundays at Rundle, the services will be a celebration of our community of faith as the ministry is passed…

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New financial system needed to curb greed, say theologians and economists

Theologians, anti-poverty advocates and economists meeting in Brazil to develop principles for a new global economic system have issued a declaration naming over-consumption and greed as key factors to be addressed in seeking a more just distribution of the world’s resources. The statement was issued Friday at the conclusion of the “Global Ecumenical Conference on a New Economic and Financial…

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The announcements for the week of October 13, 2012

We are searching for a new Music Director:  Do you know anyone who is able to read music and play piano/organ every Sunday in front of a live and enthusiastic congregation?  Resumes can be forwarded to the church at Notices: Board Meeting: This Sunday, October 14 at 7pm Book Club Group for Sept-Oct: Join us on Thursdays from 7pm – 8.30pm…

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Banff Untied Church Thanksgiving Volunteers 2012

Thanks to Sunshine Village Ski Resort & Rundle Memorial United Church Volunteers

Another great Community Thanksgiving Dinner was held October 7th hosted by Rundle Memorial United Church food and service provided by Sunshine Village Ski Resort                       VOLUNTEERS Martin Brenner-Executive Chef, Steve Novak-Food and Beverage Manager,  Katy Baxter-UC admin, Newt McMillan-Warehouse and Logistics Manager, Phyllis Horpenuk-UC organizer, Jeff Eamon-volunteer, Brian James-volunteer, Mary Buckingham-UC organizer, Alexandra Novak-helper, Janice Hughes-Controller,  Jasmine Hughes-helper, Margaret Watson-UC…

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