Green Churches: Ecology, Theology and Justice in Practice

23-27 June 2014 Creation is endangered. There is a growing consensus in the scientific community that human activity has had a major impact in the loss of biodiversity, deforestation and climate change, to name some of the expressions of the ecological crisis. The oikoumene, in its etymological meaning of whole inhabited world, has the responsibility to act. Churches and the ecumenical…

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Pirates, Dreamers, & Thieves – January 25th, 2014 at 7pm

Saturday the 25th, Bonnie and Noah Borinwill be performing a concert here in Banff.  “It is always a great pleasure to get to perform together in a casual atmosphere and it is always uplifting and fun.” The concert itself is free, but we will be accepting donations at the door for the Banff Cancer Crushers – the bike team that Bonnie…

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Youth road trip and cultural experience

“Join us for the road trip of a lifetime! From July 7-17, 2014 we will be having a cultural experience that will change the way you think about the world and your place in it.”   Haida Gwaii Brochure Register for Youth cultural exchange program    

Truth & Reconciliation Commission hearing in Calgary Nov 4 & 5

Free Thanksgiving Supper – Sunday, Oct 13, 5-7pm

Come by Rundle United Church, 104 Banff Ave. for some Thanksgiving goodness. Thanks to the Banff Centre for providing the turkey.

Spirit of the Land – Building a Community Land Ethic

University of Alberta will host a conference in Camrose on November 1 and 2 to foster dialogue around spiritual connection to land and place. Cosponsored by the Chester Ronning Centre, the U of A – Augustana Campus, and the Aboriginal Student Office, the conference follows its predecessor, “Responsibility for the Land – Conversations on Fracking in Alberta”, which was held in the fall of…

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TURNing Over Tables: Uncovering Hope

When:  October 17, 2013 – October 20, 2013 Where:  Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy (near Quebec City), Quebec, Canada Cost:  $400—includes registration, accommodation, meals, and main source of travel Drawing on the biblical image of Jesus overturning tables in the temple, the United Church’s second national justice gathering is designed to inspire, energize, and equip participants to mobilize for justice. There will be a particular focus on grassroots…

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Moving Mountains, Reshaping the World – Young Adult Festival

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Valley Winds 2013 Spring Concert

Your Voice, Your Power, Your Gifts

with David Hatfield, Ruth Whyte & Natalie Maxson May 1 to 16 Who are you becoming?  What are your gifts, abilities and purpose? Consider this a knock on your door and an invitation to adventure. The transition between adolescence and adulthood is considered by many cultures and wisdom traditions to be the most important and the most challenging life transition,…

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