Farewell Tea For Rev. Marc

All members of North Kildonan United Church congregation are cordially invited to an English “ultimate” tea to honour our beloved Rev. Marc as he prepares for his departure as our spiritual leader.

This farewell event will be held on Sunday evening, June 23 from 7-9 p.m. in the church sanctuary, with the program beginning at 7 p.m. sharp. More detailed information will follow.

We would also ask that you complete a Memory Card to share a special memory you have of Rev. Marc’s time with us…this can either be completed by email and sent to Barbara Wiebe (nkuc@mymts.net) or a hard copy can be left at the church office or put on the offering plate. Printed copies are also available in the Narthex. Please return no later than June 9.

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What Have We Been Up To….

Download the Spring edition of  NKUC ‘s The Spirit newsletter.

 

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Get Ready For The Garage Sale

We need your help! It is a wonderful, fun event!

North Kildonan United Church is having a Garage Sale –
Friday, April 26, 10 a.m.- 8 pm
Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m.- 3 pm

Donations of all kinds, large and small are being accepted….. toys, plants in pots and labeled, gardening tools, hobbies and crafts, collectibles, clothing on hangars, sporting goods, linen, books, furniture, kitchen items, baby items, office equipment and more! Continue reading

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Our Lenten Gift — Supporting Yazidi Refugees

A food collection initiative

NKUC is supporting Operation Ezra, a joint collaboration of Jewish and Christian groups, and the only organized Yazidi rescue effort in North America. We’re also doing a food drive.

The Yazidis are one of the oldest religious and ethnic minorities in the world, living primarily in the Nineveh Province of Iraq. They have faced persecution for over 700 years because of their beliefs.  Their population has been decimated from 23 million to approximately 700,000 today with approximately 500,000 scattered throughout Iraq; 100,000 in UNHCR camps in Syria and Turkey and 100,000 in Europe (mostly Germany). Continue reading

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Hot Off The Presses

Download the February 2019 edition of the NKUC Spirit Newsletter  and find out what we’ve been up to.

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Cookies, Carols & Crowns

Grey Street United ChurchRev. Marc will be on a post-Christmas break for Dec. 30 but we and the other area United Church congregations have been invited to attend a “Cookies, Carols & Crown” worship service (cookies, refreshments, lots of carol singing and some musical offerings) at Grey Street United Church, 10:30 a.m., 651 Sandhurst Ave. Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press — The Christmas Newsletter

See what we’ve been up to inside the Christmas 2018 Newsletter. Download it here.

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Into The December Darkness

A Blue Christmas Service

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 7 pm

Blue Christmas 2018This is an opportunity when we can, with others, acknowledge the “blue” feelings we have at Christmas time, the reasons for them, and offer them to God.

This time has been called the “long dark night of the soul” and “the winter of our discontent” in which memories of past experiences and the pain of present experiences can become overwhelming. Continue reading

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B-Side Apostles Concert

b-side apostles Please join us on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. for a wonderful concert by the B-Side Apostles — the duo of Larry Updike and Eric Boorman.
Larry Updike has been playing and singing country music all of his life. He is retired from a 40-year career in radio and is happy to be singing and enjoying the music that means so much to him.
Eric Boorman has travelled the world playing all styles of music for over 40 years but his favourite place is playing country music with Larry.
Tickets are $10 and snacks and refreshments will be served following the concert.
Please contact Barrie at 204-663-6744 for tickets.

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Mark Your Calendar

church-bazaar-1-clipart-church-bazaar-1-clip-art-cdL0E5-clipartThe UCW of North Kildonan United Church invites everyone to their annual Christmas Bazaar to be held Saturday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Featured will be home baking, crafts, deli items, kids touch ‘n take table, and our delicious perogies. After shopping, enjoy refreshments in the Lower hall. Everyone is invited! Continue reading

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