Rev Rita’s
@home Worship Experience’
Happy New Year! The Twelve Days of Christmas comes to an end when we remember the Magi’s visit to the Christ child on the Day of Epiphany- January 6.
Stay well. Stay connected.
Rev Rita ph/text 403-560-5197

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Rita’s Tweets

Check out “Rita’s Tweets” a photoblog of Rita and Frog’s adventures while on sabbatical last year!

Past Services

December 2020

December 27
December 24
December 20

December 13
December. 06

 

November 2020
November 29
November 15
November 8
November 1

October 2020

October 25
October 18
October 11
October 4

September 2020
September 27
September 20
September 13

May 2020
May 24 Message
May 3 Message

 

December 2019
December 29 service 
Christmas Eve service Choir performing four selections “Angels Among Us”  Michelle Johnston performing “O Holy Night
December 22 service, sermon, Choir performing “Angels Was A-Shoutin’ on Christmas Morn
December 15 service, sermon, Choir performing “Can You Hear the Angels?”
December 8 service, sermon, Choir performing “Angels Keep Rejoicing
December 1 service, sermon,  Choir performing “Angels Among Us

BUC Audio page here

Services cancelled

Since Sunday (March 15, 2020), Sunday worship services in the church are cancelled until further notice. At Balzac United Church, we will not take unnecessary risks when it comes to the health and welfare of our community. We are choosing to be proactive in our response to slow the spread of this virus. Rev Rita and the church board have not taken this decision lightly.
Rev Rita is available to provide support and answer any questions or concerns by phoning or texting 403-560-5197 or email cattellr@shaw.ca. Audio recordings of past worship services are available on our website balzacunitedchurch.com
Virtual Senior Clubhouse
and Youth night
Every other week we will have a youth meeting, Thursday nights at 7pm. Each online youth meeting, a different youth will be hosting it! planning a fun activity and a prayer with the help of one of us.
Financial Church Support
If you want to financially support our church, there is two ways:

1) Mail a cheque to Balzac United Church, 10076 TWP Rd 262, Balzac, AB T4B 2T3.
Mail is picked up on a regular basis.

2) Using a credit card, you can donate via www.canadahelps.org The national office of our United Church Canada does approve of this online donation method. Balzac will receive your donation less 4% for a processing fee. Your income tax receipt will be issued from Canada Helps.

The Balzac United Church would like to take this opportunity to recognize that we worship on the traditional  territories of Treaty Seven  which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina, and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations.
Recent Sermons
January 10, 2021 10
Jan 2021

BUC Worship At Home Experience Sunday Jan. 10

Speaker: Rita Cattell/Comments: 0

God Is Holding Our LivesWeek 1 – These Lives Are Precious To begin play- Holy, Holy, Holy https://youtu.be/Rh63eUDYzug Then pray-Holy and Just God,You have shown us what is right and good. Open us this day to a vision of the world made all-right so that we might follow your ways and know the peace […]

January 3, 2021 03
Jan 2021

BUC Worship At Home Experience Sunday Jan. 3

Speaker: Rita Cattell/Comments: 0

The Magi Visit ( Please note that there is no audio message from Rev Rita)To begin play We Three Kings https://youtu.be/zNBbCkDMSLwThen pray God of the old year and the new year, you called the wise ones to travel from far away to find Jesus. You call us to journey into the unknown of […]

December 27, 2020 27
Dec 2020

BUC Worship At Home Experience Sunday Dec. 27

Speaker: Rita Cattell/Comments: 0

Singing The Christmas Story – Sunday December 27 2020 Merry 12 Days of Christmas! We are not finished with Christmas carols quite yet. This week’s worship theme is “Singing the Christmas Story”. As per usual, the zoom invite to the Sunday worship service @ 11am followed by coffee & a […]

December 24, 2020 24
Dec 2020

BUC Worship At Home Experience Christmas Eve Thursday Dec. 24

Speaker: Rita Cattell/Comments: 0

Merry Christmas Eve! May the following Christmas Eve Service fill you with love, joy, peace, and hope. You may wish to light a candle while listening to Silent Night at the conclusion of this worship experience. The zoom invite for the BUC Christmas Eve Service @ 6:30pm is also at […]

December 20, 2020 20
Dec 2020

BUC Worship At Home Experience Sunday Dec. 20

Speaker: Rita Cattell/Comments: 0

ello! Christmas is getting closer! This Sunday, you may wish to follow the ‘At Home Worship Experience’ below. You are also invited to join with others for our BUC Zoom Worship Service @ 11am on Sunday. During the coffee & chat time following the zoom worship, we will be celebrating Lee’s […]

December 13, 2020 13
Dec 2020

BUC Worship At Home Experience Sunday Dec. 13

Speaker: Rita Cattell/Comments: 0

Hello! The countdown to Christmas continues. December 13th is the third Sunday of Advent with the theme of joy. You may wish to follow this email worship experience. You are also invited to join with others for our BUC Zoom Worship Service @ 11am on Sunday. If you need help […]

Recent Photos
See some photos from the past year!