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Balzac United Church chain made by Rev. Rita and the BUC Kids.

Sunday service

January 21, 9:30pm

Services:

Jan. 21 Sunday service followed by the
Balzac United Church Congregational Meeting

Upcoming dates and information:

Naked faith Jan. 19

St. Thomas United Church 6:30pm

Balzac United Church Congregational Meeting
January 21, 2018

Balzac United Church is calling a congregational meeting for Sunday, January 21, 2018 after the worship service to vote on Remit 6 which is the request to approve the creation of one order of ministry. This is the final remit that needs to be voted on by members of each pastoral charge and must be completed by February 28, 2018.

Attached is a letter from the United Church of Canada outlining this process as well as
information on Remit 6 for your reference.

Please review this information and be prepared at the meeting to discuss any questions or issues and vote on this remit. If you have questions prior to the meeting, please contact Rev Rita at (403) 560-5197 or Ruth Unser at (403) 289-2715 or cell phone (403) 607-5141.

Bethany Care Centre, Airdrie: volunteers needed

For the month of February on Friday afternoons, Balzac United Church will be serving tea to the residents of Bethany Care Centre, Airdrie. If you are able to help for a few hours, please call Nancy Wigglesworth @ 403-389-1716.

BUC pancake supper & Ash Wednesday, February 14

Wednesday, February 14: BUC pancake supper & Ash Wednesday worship service with pancakes served from 5:30 to 6:30pm, and worship to follow at 7pm.

Annual General Meeting, February 25

Sunday, February 25: Annual Congregational meeting- following worship service.

 

Veterans Food Bank Donations

At this time of year, we support the Veterans Food Bank run by the Calgary Poppy Fund that assists veterans, ex-service, widows & dependents in Calgary & area. Donations of food, socks, mittens, gloves, & toques are needed & can be left in the church food bank bin in the entranceway.

Soap For Hope

Soap For Hope YYC is an Airdrie based non-profit group who provide basic hygiene kits to individuals and families. Currently they are in need of 1litre bottles of laundry detergent or dish soap (not dishwasher). Donations may be left in the Soap For Hope box in the church entrance.

Youth leaders

Youth between the ages of 15-18 as of July 2018, who are leaders in their home congregation and/or the wider church and have an interest in learning about the changing structure of the United Church, how policies and proposals are developed and submitted, and how decisions are made by the General Council are invited to apply to be one of five youth participating in a pilgrimage across Canada, learning and working in church connected sites, as a summer job. Application deadline is November 3, 2017. For more information or to get an application form please see Miss Angela.

 

Mission & Service fair

November 26: Sunday school Mission & Service Fair following the morning service.
Last year, the Sunday school, youth and adventurers will present the different countries that they have learned about!
see this years photos on instagram
seel last years photos here

Thank-yous go out to the following

Carla, Emma and Gladys for hosting our bake table at the Balzac Christmas Market.
Our church family, for your generous donations to the Veterans Food Bank and Soap for Hope

Joyce Covey ffor the coordinating the Garage Sale!

 

Airdrie Food bank

Go to the Outreach page to see what is needed at the Airdrie food bank.
Did you know that for every $1 that the Airdrie Food Bank receives they can purchase $3 worth of food items? If you choose to support them in this way, please mark your donation clearly, and BUC will submit all monies received, to the Food Bank.

Volunteers

We are looking for a single or couple interested in the following volunteer roles: Movie night coordinator, youth group co-leader(s). Please ask Angela W. Or Victoria for more information. No experience required.

Donna Watt

Donna Watt sends cards to our BUC church family. If you know someone who is ill, is celebrating a birthday, is grieving, or just needs a thank you or a bit of encouragement, please email Donna at donnamwatt34@gmail.com

Past events
BUC Kids service

The full video of the BUC Kids service is up on our YouTube playlist. Click here

Photos form the service are here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Contact Us

(403) 226-5844

email: balzacunitedchurch@gmail.com

address: 10076 TWP RD 262
Balzac, Alberta T4B 2T3