Uchurch Past Events

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UChurch Summer Schedule

This year, we have felt a moving to keep things simple, make relationships, joy, and celebration a priority, and allow Holy Spirit to move in our church family. For this reason, we are having a very fluid summer; gathering at the university, parks, and back yards, and the summer is just barely starting.  

August 6: Church @ Edworthy Park (Picnic Site 3)

August 13: UofC ST140 

August 20: Be The Church Sunday – no corporate gathering

August 27: UofC ST 140

 

UChurch Summer Celebrations

Joy is a fruit of the Spirit; a spiritual discipline; and choice we must make.

We have to wrestle for our blessing and fight for our joy; we do this through celebrating together as a family.  God created celebrations as a way for us to contend for our joy, and this is what our Sunday gatherings are all about.  

This summer we have been exploring the art of celebration and gathering in an informal way to spend time together, encourage each other, and celebrate.

This week, August 27, 2017, we will be meeting at our usual place & time: University of Calgary, ST 140 at 10:30AM

Annual Summer Picnic

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It’s that time of year again when we take our celebration outside!  

We’re kicking the Summer off with our Annual Family Picnic in Edworthy Park, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Hope you are able to join us for this day of great people, great food and lots of fun games!

Burgers and hotdogs will be provided.  Please bring a side dish to share!  

The party starts at 11:00am in Picnic Sites 4 & 5 (see map below for location of picnic sites)

We need lots of hands to pull off this event, so if you would like to help out, let us know so we can connect you with one of our many activities: setup, games, grilling, cleanup, etc. If you are interested in getting baptized in the river, send us an email.

You can bring outdoor games, instruments, lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas (for shade), sun screen, bug spray, etc. The river is often high this time of year, so if you do plan on going for a dip, please bring life jackets or flotation devices for your own safety. 

See you in the park!

picnic site location

 

 

Love Paid It All: Good Friday Celebration

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You are invited to join more than 10 churches for a city-wide Good Friday celebration!
Service Begins at 7PM

Sierra Leone Improv Show Fundraiser for Education

Join us at Stonewall Pub for a fun-filled evening of improv, a silent auction, and to find out more details about the work of Freedom Tree in Sierra Leone.

Proceeds from this event will support Alberta teachers that are travelling to Sierra Leone in July 2017, with the aim of conducting a professional development conference to train local teachers.

Click here for more information and tickets.

 

YC 2017

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Youth of UChurch – ARE YOU READY!?!

YC 2017 RISE is happening over the May long weekend, in Red Deer, AB.  All the info you need is online YC DETAILS and registration is NOW OPEN!

We’re hoping to do some fundraising to cover our gas and travel costs. Stay tuned!

If you have any questions, or amazing ideas on how we can make this happen, or if you’d like to sponsor a student to go, contact us at youth@uchurch.ca

Let’s go!

 

Transformations Course

Hi UChurch Family,

We are gearing up for something new for us!  During the month of April, and into May, we will be hosting the Transformations Course in our Sunday morning gatherings.  Dr. Greg Mitchell will be joining us for 6 weeks to lead us through this exploration of who God is and what it means to follow him.  We will be meeting at our usual time of 10:30, but will have a shortened worship time before we jump right into the course.  We will break up slightly early, to have small group discussions of the topics. It’s going to be fantastic, and definitely something new for our family.

There’s no need to register, however, there will be a workbook available for a small fee, that will allow you to follow the teaching and discussion more thoroughly.  We’re excited for this course, and hope you will be able to join us!

 

Here’s the information:

 

Course Intro

Transformations is a six-week course that explores who God is and what it means to follow Him. If life is like a building, then the quality of your life is determined by the quality of its foundation. Whether you are a seasoned believer or a curious inquirer, this course is designed to build your life on a better source of truth, love, and power. The goal is not simply to have you collect better information or behave better; it is to help you engage in a relationship with God that is nothing less than transforming. The Course will take place on the following Sundays: April 2, 9, 23 & 30 and May 7 & 14.

Course Outline

The weekly format is to hear an inspiring lesson and engage in small group discussion, and then go deep in personal Bible study during the week. Transformations will walk you through the key elements of experiencing a life-giving relationship with God, one another, and the world. The six topics are:

  • Source – Who is qualified to be our source of truth, love, and power?
  • Repentance What enables me to experience peace and joy?
  • Salvation – How does Jesus give us eternal security and meaningful life purpose?
  • Love – Is true love more than a feeling or an action?
  • Discipleship – How do we relationally mature?
  • Faith – How is trust the foundation of a transformed life?

 

Author’s Bio

Dr. Greg W. Mitchell writes and teaches on theology, counseling, and leadership. He is a “pastor to pastors,” and his training materials are used around the world. He has pastored for over 25 years in Vancouver, Canada, and has received a Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Christian Counseling, Master of Christian Studies, and Doctor of Ministry. Greg and Debbie have been married over 30 years. They have four of their own children, and six more were added to their family in the last eight years. When he’s not at home, work, or on a date with his wife, you can find him on a mountain bike trail, in a squash court, or playing floor hockey. His deepest passion is to see the good news of the gospel transform people’s relationships.

No Ordinary Weekend – Marriage Seminar

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No Ordinary Weekend is a time to connect with your spouse, get to know other couples, and learn biblical truths that will serve you in your daily walk with your mate.

The seminar will take place on March 10-11, 2017 and will be led by Gary & Danice Duda from Great Grace Ministries in Seattle.

The weekend will include teaching time, discussion in break-out groups, ice-breaker games, and one-on-one time to connect with your spouse.  

  • Friday night: 7pm – 9:30pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 12:30pm & 2pm – 5:30pm
  • $75/couple

Meals are NOT included, but we will have coffee and a snacks available at break times. We encourage you to use the open meal times to spend time connecting with other couples and with each other, or even make a weekend out of it by staying at a hotel in the city to reconnect and recharge your marriage.

REGISTER NOW!

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Foundations 2 – Living in Freedom

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We are excited to invite you to the first Foundations 2 – Living in Freedom course to be offered by UChurch!

This course will take place over 3 Sundays from 9:00 – 10:30 AM in ST143, across the hall from where we meet for our main service. We will follow a similar layout as the regular Foundations course, in that we’ll meet as a group for the lesson, and then break out to small group or 1-on-1 discussion with coaches

This course will cover the following topics:

March 12: What is Freedom? Why we may need it

  • the four key areas where we may need Freedom

March 19:  Keeping your Freedom                                

  • Heart Forgiveness, another key to freedom

March 26:  Three Major Strongholds or Blocks to Freedom in our Lives

  • Prayer to Minister Freedom

The course has now started. If you wish to attend a future Foundations course, please email Jen Reding at foundations@uchurch.ca

 

 

 

 

Fatherheart B School

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We’re excited to announce that we will be hosting Calgary’s first-ever Fatherheart ‘B’ School this Summer, for those who have already been through an ‘A’ School.

Information and registration is available online at www.fatherheartcanada.com or you may reach us at fatherheart@uchurch.ca if you have questions that are not answered on the site. If you have further questions, or if you need assistance with your registration, please don’t hesitate to call us at 403-397-3301

 

 

 

Fatherheart A School

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Registration is opening March 15 for the upcoming Fatherheart ‘A’ School at Entheos Retreat Centre July 23 – 29, 2017. For information, and registration please visit us online at www.fatherheartcanada.com 

All details for the school are on the Fatherheart Canada website.  If you have further questions, or need assistance with your registration, please contact us at fatherheart@uchurch.ca or by phone at 403-397-3301

 

 

 

Real Talk Part 2

Whether you’re single, dating, engaged, married, divorced… whatever relationship status you find yourself in, let’s get real!  All around Valentines day we hear so much about relationships, love, sex and intimacy…. but what is the TRUTH?

The Campus team is hosting this two-part discussion where real people share their real stories about real stuff – no topic is off the table, and questions are welcome!  Dr. Greg Mitchell will be joining us from the Every Nation Vancouver church, and we’ll also be hearing from some of our own UChurch family about the issues that come with every stage of relationships we can find ourselves in, and how they can be overcome!

We will be having some pretty frank discussions about sex and intimacy, and the issues that can go alongside, so in order to facilitate a safe space, we’re asking that no minors attend. Thanks for understanding.

Monday, February 13th will be at the U of C (KNB132) and Wednesday, February 15th will be at Bethany Chapel (address below).

Come on out and join the discussion, and hear some real, honest truth. 

Questions?  Ask our Campus team by emailing enc@uchurch.ca