By The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest Unexpected events. Minor changes. Major failures. Life is full of these, but how do you cope? Funny you might ask. Have you considered using improvisation as performed at The Second City? The fundamentals of taking what you are handed each day and saying “yes, and” to move [...]
By The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest Our church is much more than our beautiful sanctuary, it is the people who embody Christ to us. Every day, our hearts are filled hearing stories about our congregation and the many ways we share God’s love with each other. As we proceed into the cold, gray [...]
Mon., Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.
Wed., Feb. 13 at 9:15 a.m.
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By The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest The crowns on the streetlights in Jasper BC are more than a nod to the town’s settlement during Victoria’s reign. In fact, they don’t look like much of a crown but are there to ensure the light is focused downward and does not fill the sky. Jasper [...]
By The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest Can you hear it? The drumbeat has begun, leading us to Homecoming Sunday. New videos and photo collages will continue to be unveiled each week online and in social media. If you missed the excitement from this week, click here. The drumbeat is to let everyone know how [...]
By The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest “Meet me in heaven” is not an invitation for some moment in the afterlife, but for a date right here and now. When we join together with the words “Dear God,” we open ourselves beyond the common life to say something to God and, hopefully, to be open to [...]
By Dudley Evertsberg with input from Anderson Lancaster, Penny and Rudder Forrest. Dudley: What a wonderful time of year. Treats. Love. Toys. Best of all, the chance for pets like us to visit one of my favorite places—Kenilworth Union Church—together with our families. The annual Blessing of the Animals service is coming right up on [...]
By The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest After reading all the stories submitted to mark the 125th anniversary, here is one of my stories. During October 2012, about 6-weeks into my new position, I was with the Stephen Leaders to plan our December meeting. Wisely, one leader cautioned us to remember that before we launch into [...]
By the Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest “Yoho” is a Cree expression of awe and wonder and the closest way a word can describe the visceral experience when you see what God created on the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Please join us for a walking and hiking trip through forests to gaze at [...]