This week @ SMRUC

Greetings as we turn another calendar page. Welcome to August – that time of transition.  Cooler nights, ripening gardens, soaking up the sun-drenched days and the last bits of holidays before schedules take over again. We continue our summer series on Fruits of the Spirit with this week’s focus on “Faithfulness”.  How do we live Read more…

This week @ SMRUC

Greetings of summer fullness, warm breezes, and cool refreshing water as we head into this August Long weekend, This week we continue our “Fruits of the Spirit” summer worship series with our focus on “Goodness”. Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has a lot to say when it comes to goodness. He and his daughter co-wrote Read more…

CBC Interview with Debbie about churches being a designated PokéStop

In case you missed it on Tuesday morning (it was really early!) here is one of our ministers, Debbie, as she is interviewed on CBC Manitoba Information radio about churches being a designated PokéStop in the Pokémon Go game app that is taking the world by storm.

What’s happening this week @ SMRUC

Greetings of hot days and stormy evenings, of sunshine and rain, of all of Creation’s wonders, This week our worship focus is on “Kindness” as we continue our exploration of the Fruits of the Spirits.  As I looked for quotes on kindness one that stood out for me was from Jewel’s song, Hands.  “In the Read more…

This Week @ SMRUC

Blessings during this season of growth, a season that require patience for the in-between, liminal, threshold times of planting and harvesting. Lyrics from “Fly Like An Eagle” by the Steve Miller Band are in my head as I think about these times of patience and transition. “Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ Into the future … I Read more…

This Week @SMRUC

Greetings of a more relaxed holiday pace, season of festivals, and time spent enjoying the awesomeness of Creation. In our worship series of “Fruits of the Spirit” we focus this week on “Peace”.  What does peace mean to you?  What does it mean to have peace?  Is peace a state of being or a verb?  Is Read more…

Steinbach Pride Parade

You’re invited!! Steinbach will host its first organized Pride event on Saturday, July 9 at 11:00 a.m. We have been informed that the location to gather has been changed from Steinbach United Church parking lot to the following: EA Friesen Park – adjacent to Jake Epp Library, 255 Elmdale, Steinbach – at 10:30am We will Read more…

This week at SMRUC

Greetings of warm summer breezes, cooling showers, and Canada Day celebrations! Over and over today I’ve had the Black Eyed Peas song “Where is the Love?” going round and round my head “Whatever happened to the values of humanity Whatever happened to the fairness and equality Instead of spreading love we’re spreading animosity Lack of Read more…

The Link – Summer

Here is the Summer 2016 edition of The Link.

Take Note – June 5

Here is the Take Note for June 5, 2016.

Weekly E-mail – June 3

In the Name of the Risen One, “How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of you?” –1 Thess 3.9 In other words: you fill us with Pride!; we are proud of all that you do and stand for in Read more…

Pride Parade location

This is where we meet to start the Parade. It is a bit confusing, but if you lay the section of the map with the forks over the left side of the map so that the black and red sections line up, that’s how it works. We are the purple walking group. Down the bottom fork. Read more…

Courageous Conversations

Weekly Email – May 6th

In the Name of the Risen One,   God of our ancestors, in a world where chaos and ruin are as close as the wind, where fires rage out of control in Fort McMurray destroying homes, businesses, and livelihoods; Help us to find strength and courage from the stories of those who took refuge in you during their times of trial Read more…

The Link – May

Here is the May 2016 version of The Link.

Pride Parade

Be sure to join us for the Pride Parade again this year! We had so much fun last year. The parade starts at 12:00pm on Sunday, June 5th. We are registered as a walking group so they will give us a designated start area beside The Leg and we’ll need to all be there at Read more…

Fly and Camel Café – May 14th

The Fly and Camel Café presents Folk and Flamenco in support of Refuge Winnipeg If you missed the outstanding performance by Jeffery Straker in April, you owe it to yourself to come out on May 14th for our second ‘Fly and Camel Café’ of the spring season.  The evening will kick off with some classic Read more…

Take Note – April 24

Here is the Take Note for April 24th, 2016.

Weekly E-mail – Apr. 22/16

In the Name of the Risen One, This Sunday, in the Tree of Life Sanctuary, we focus on “New Things”. Come and hear the Youth Band as they offer their acapella song “A New Day Dawning”. Journey continues our series on the New Testament book and sequel to Luke’s Gospel: The Acts of the Apostles. Read more…

JNAC

Click here to read the Joint Needs Assessment Committee’s report.

Weekly E-mail – April 8/16

In the Name of the Risen One,    April 10th, 2016 after worship Congregational Meeting – The JNAC Committee report will be presented.   Tree of life explores calling, your calling. How do you follow your calling?   Journey continues our series on the New Testament book and sequel to Luke’s Gospel: The Acts of the Apostles. I encourage you to have Read more…

Theology On Tap

In the Name of the Risen One, Peter Denton got me thinking: is technology really an expression of our values?; the sum of our moral choices? Or do technologies actually create their own? And regardless, what role does technology play in our worship and our relationships with God and faith communities? All are welcome, Thursday Read more…

Take Note – April 3/16

Here is the Take Note for April 3, 2016.

Weekly E-mail – April 1/16

In the Name of the Risen One, (I promise the following is not an April Fool’s joke…no seriously) We will be celebrating Holy Humour Sunday this Sunday in both the Journey and Tree of Life Worship Spaces. The idea of setting aside one Sunday each year to celebrate God’s gift of laughter and joy may Read more…

The Link – April 2016

Here is The Link for April 2016.

Fly and Camel Café April 16th

The Fly and Camel Café presents Jeffery Straker April 16th, 7 :30 pm. On April 16th, we’re going interprovincial for the first time with Regina-based singer-songwriter-pianist Jeffery Straker as our headliner. Jeffery’s music has been praised in media outlets as diverse as CBC Radio, the Toronto Star and the Chicago Free Press. He has performed all Read more…

Take Note – March 20

Here is the Take Note for March 20, 2016.

Weekly E-mail – March 18/16

In the Name of the Risen One,   This Sunday is Palm Sunday, and we worship all together in the Tree of Life Sanctuary. There will be a palm parade (no unicorn this year though, but Debbie has a colt!).   What was it about Jesus that people followed him? Yet more than follow, what led many to shout cries of Read more…

Carlos and the Suspiroes

Paint Party

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SMRUC Emergency Food Box

Did you know that SMRUC has an emergency food box located in the Junction space? It is for use by those people who might walk in needing an emergency supply of food prior to the regular Food Bank day. It is sorted and some may be sent to West Broadway as well. Sometimes our box gets very low on supplies. Please bring non-perishable food whenever you can to keep it full. [ Items like tuna, soup, beans, peanut butter etc. ]

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