Robert McClure Farmers' Market
Jun
15
to Sep 28

Robert McClure Farmers' Market

Come enjoy a warm and festive open-air farmers' market in the heart of Pineridge. Get to know local farmers, crafters and artisans and shop for just-picked produce, local meats, home-made baking, preserves, hand-made crafts and artisan-made wares.  Meet friends and neighbours and enjoy live music while you shop.

 

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Seniors Afternoon
May
24
1:00 PM13:00

Seniors Afternoon

An Afternoon for Seniors
Thursday May 24, 2018 at 1pm
Come and visit, have lunch and sing some songs.
A light lunch will be served
RSVP 403-280-9500 or office@robertmcclurechurch.org

Rides to and from the church are available by request.

 

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Iridesce: The Living Apology Project
Apr
29
12:30 PM12:30

Iridesce: The Living Apology Project

 Iridesce: The Living Apology Project

Offering an opportunity to gather a collection of stories and artifacts from people affected (positively and negatively) by the United Church’s 1988 decision to fully include LGBTQ+ people in the life, work and ministry of the church.

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 12:30 – 3:30 pm

Lunch will be offered from 11:45 – 12:30 pm (donation to cover costs greatly appreciated)

Workshop will be led by Aaron Miechkota Project Coordinator
(theology student based out of Montreal; background in creative communication)

Aaron will also be our guest speaker during our morning Worship Service 10:30 – 11:30 am

 Attendance for the workshop is limited to 40 people
Register early and no later than Wednesda April 25th

Contact the Church Office: 403-280-9500 or office@robertmcclurechurch.org

[https://www.iridesce.ca]

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Turkey Supper
Apr
28
5:00 PM17:00

Turkey Supper

Saturday April 28th, 2018  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

MENU:
Turkey with all the trimmings
Apple, Pumpkin, Lemon, Blueberry Pies
Coffee, Tea or Juice

Cost:   $17.00            Adult
           $14.00            Senior (65 yrs & over)
           $14.00            Youth (13 – 17 yrs old)
            $6.00             Children (6 – 12 yrs old)
             Free              5 & under

Take Out Meals Available
Enjoy Special Dinner Music

Homemade fruit and meal pies for sale!
Call 403-280-9500 or email  to place your orders for homemade pies and to reserve your Turkey Supper Tickets

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Easter Sunday Service with Communion
Apr
1
10:30 AM10:30

Easter Sunday Service with Communion

Easter Sunday marks the most significant Holy day to Christians around the world.
The Resurrection shows that God is more powerful than death and brings, again, the promise of new life. The Resurrection proves that Jesus is the Messiah, the one who was celebrated on Palm Sunday.

Come to the church for our Easter worship service.  We will celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and we will be the Easter people of love, hope, joy and new life. 

Christ is Risen!  He is Risen Indeed!  Alleluia!!

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Easter Sunrise Service
Apr
1
7:00 AM07:00

Easter Sunrise Service

Rise and Shine and give God the glory!  Get out of bed and experience the early morning of a new beginning.  Our annual Sunrise Service will be held at Pearce Estate Park, near the Fish Hatchery. 
We will remember Jesus’ resurrection, and eat hot-cross buns and our traditional breakfast of oatmeal with ice cream (yum, yum!).  There’s an Easter egg hunt for the young and young-at-heart.  Too cold you say?  Nonsense!  It’s quite calm and peaceful down in the trees and we will have a fire going (but do dress warmly). 
Please bring along a cup, bowl and spoon for each family member.

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Good Friday Service
Mar
30
10:30 AM10:30

Good Friday Service

Jesus is betrayed and arrested.
t his trial the crowd turns against him.
He is hung on a cross.

Good Friday reminds us that Jesus was human and struggled as we sometimes struggle. We see that Jesus is with us as we go through our own challenges.

Join us at Robert McClure United Church to reflect on the significance of this day.

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Maundy Thursday Seder Supper
Mar
29
6:00 PM18:00

Maundy Thursday Seder Supper

Come and experience a Jewish Seder supper, to celebrate Passover as Jesus did with his disciples in the Upper Room.

We will share the Seder meal with its symbolism and storytelling, and then share a Potluck Supper. This is the festival of unleavened bread, so make your potluck item kosher and unleavened:  no pasta, flour, baking powder, pork, and no meat and milk together in the same dish. As the evening concludes we will move into communion

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Palm Sunday
Mar
25
10:30 AM10:30

Palm Sunday

Come join the parade to kick off Holy Week.  With palms and streamers waving and shouts of praise and adoration: Hosanna! Blessed is the One who comes in the name of the Lord, we will celebrate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem.  Jesus arrives to fulfill the prophecy of the Messiah. This service is for all-ages.

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Free 2017 Income Tax Preparation
Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

Free 2017 Income Tax Preparation

Volunteer accountants will support folks on low income by completing their 2017 tax returns on Tuesday March 13, 2018, between 6-9pm

This is free for households: 1. With no dependents earning $30,000 or less yearly income 2. With dependents earning $50,000 or less yearly income or 3. Couple with no dependents earning $50,000 or less yearly income

You must book an appointment in advance as walk-in’s will not be accepted.

Please call Theresa at 403-472-1182 to book appointment

Appointment times are 30 minutes per adult person. Space is limited, please sign up ASAP

Robert McClure is hosting this event.

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Annual General Meeting
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

Annual General Meeting

The 2017 Robert McClure United Church Annual Generla Meeting will be held on Tuesday March 6.

The evening will begin with dinner (provided) at 6 pm and the meeting will begin at 7pm.

For anyone wishing to add items to the meeting aganeda, please contact the office prior to Sunday March 4.

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World Day of Prayer
Mar
3
3:00 PM15:00

World Day of Prayer

The World Day of Prayer service will be held at Robert McClure United Church.

All God's Creation is Very Good! The service was written by the women of Suriname.

Worship will be held Saturday, March 3rd at 3:00 pm.

Tea, Coffee and Baked Goods will follow after the service.

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Seniors Afternoon
Feb
22
1:00 PM13:00

Seniors Afternoon

An Afternoon for Seniors
Thursday February 22, 2018 at 1pm
Come and visit, have lunch and sing some songs.
A light lunch will be served
RSVP 403-280-9500 or office@robertmcclurechurch.org

Rides to and from the church are available by request.

 

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Building Sacred Bridges
Feb
10
to Feb 11

Building Sacred Bridges

Building Sacred Bridges -  a memorable interfaith musical experience.   Inspiring works by Muslim, Sikh, Christian and Jewish faith groups including an interfaith children's choir and a faith band. 

Saturday, February 10, at Knox United Church. 7 pm.  
AND
 Sunday, February 11, at Beth Tzedec Synagogue. 7 pm.  

Reserve tickets at www.habitatsouthernab.ca/bsb  or “Building Sacred Bridges” facebook page.  

**Please note! This event is NOT at Robert McClure United Church but we would like to encourage to you attend. Thank you!**
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Christmas Eve Services
Dec
24
10:30 AM10:30

Christmas Eve Services

Join us on Christmas Eve!

Sunday December 24th at 10:30am - Candle of Love Service

Christmas Eve
Family Service at 7pm - A lively service for all ages with storytelling and Christmas carols.
Candlelight Service at 9:00pm - A more traditional, reflective service with a sermon, Communion and candles.

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Seniors Afternoon
Nov
30
1:00 PM13:00

Seniors Afternoon

An Afternoon for Seniors
Thursday November 30, 2017 at 1pm
Join us for singing and visiting.
A light lunch will be served
RSVP 403-280-9500 or office@robertmcclurechurch.org

Rides to and from the church are available by request.

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Candlelight Vesper Service and Sunshine Friend Dessert Party
Nov
27
7:00 PM19:00

Candlelight Vesper Service and Sunshine Friend Dessert Party

The Robert McClure United Church Women ("UCW") will be having their annual Candlelight Vesper Service and Sunshine Friend Dessert Party on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the library.  Every woman 12 years old and over are invited.  Please bring an unwrapped pair of socks to exchange filled with toiletry and other items to be given to the seniors at Santa's Secret Service at the White Gift Service.  Also please bring a small wrapped gift for the infamous "dice" game and a dessert to share.  

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Christmas Tree Decorating
Nov
26
12:00 PM12:00

Christmas Tree Decorating

Stay after worship on Sunday November 26th for a Christmas Tree Decorating party!
Potluck Lunch to share and bring some Christmas treats to share and to get us into the holiday spirit!
Decorate the church. Make an advent wreath. It's always a lot of fun and everyone is welcome.

 

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Pineridge Community Safety Walk
Nov
24
4:00 PM16:00

Pineridge Community Safety Walk

On September 19th, a racist crime took place in Pineridge. In response, leaders within Pineridge have gathered together to organize the Pineridge Community Safety Walk on November 24 at 4pm - 6pm.

Join us at the Sudanese Social Club, Unit 4 6208 Rundlehorn Drive NE as we celebrate our diversity with a short walk through Pineridge and finish at Robert McClure United Church with a meal.  

Join us in the walk and let Pineridge know that we are #bettertogether .
This is a free event sponsored by the 3Things for Calgary Initiative.

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Community Charity Christmas Bazaar
Nov
18
9:00 AM09:00

Community Charity Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Here at Robert McClure.

Great gifts available from private artisans with handmade crafts, wood scroll art, handmade jewelry, Scentsy, Norwex, Jamberry Nail Art, gift baskets, Lia Sophia jewelry, mosaics, photography, African artwork, crocheting, and more

Table Rentals available - $25.00
Email the office to inquire about tables: office @ robertmcclurechurch.org

Buy your Christmas baking at the Bake Table.
Enjoy the cuisine of Bob’s Café with perogies and cabbage rolls and so much more!

All proceeds raised from this event will be donated to numerous charities.

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Flu Vaccinations
Oct
26
10:30 AM10:30

Flu Vaccinations

Flu Shots will be available to the RMUC Congregation, seniors from Gilchrist Manor and Gilchrist Gardens, clients from the Emergency Food Pantry and any other interested persons in our neighbourhood.  There is no charge for the flu shot.  Persons must have one piece of identification and their Alberta Health Card to receive the flu shot.  The clinic will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Signs in the lobby will direct you to the location of the clinic within the church.

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Roast Beef Dinner
Oct
21
5:00 PM17:00

Roast Beef Dinner

Annual Roast Beef Dinner
Our Annual Roast Beef Dinner will be held on Saturday October 21, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

Tickets are available at the door!
$15.00 Adults
$13.00 Senior (65 yrs & over)
$6.00 Children 4 – 10 yrs old
Free 3 & under
$40.00 Family (2 adults & 3 children)

Take Out Meals Available

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Affirming Ministry Worship and Celebration
Oct
1
10:30 AM10:30

Affirming Ministry Worship and Celebration

Come Join the Celebration!

On Sunday, October 1 Robert McClure United Church will celebrate and publicly declare that our faith community is an Affirming Ministry.

Celebration Worship begins at 10:30 am followed by a soup and bun lunch with rainbow cake for dessert.

Wear your brightest and boldest colours and help us celebrate!

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Seniors Afternoon
Sep
28
1:00 PM13:00

Seniors Afternoon

An Afternoon for Seniors
Thursday September 28, 2017 at 1pm
Join us for singing and visiting.
A light lunch will be served
RSVP 403-280-9500 or office@robertmcclurechurch.org

Rides to and from the church are available by request.

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Robert McClure Farmers' Market
Jun
2
to Sep 29

Robert McClure Farmers' Market

Fridays 3:00 - 7:00 pm   ~   June 2 - September 29

Come enjoy a warm and festive open-air farmers' market in the heart of Pineridge. Get to know local farmers, crafters and artisans and shop for just-picked produce, local meats, home-made baking, preserves, hand-made crafts and artisan-made wares.  Meet friends and neighbours and enjoy live music while you shop.

 

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