Ringing in Spring: May 24

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Please plan to attend the Spring Bell Concert on May 24 at 7 pm at Kamloops United Church.  Spend a delightful evening listening to the sounds of spring through the talents of the Bells of Note, Harmony in Hand, and … Continue reading →

Web Worship Bulletin: May 24

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Reverend Bruce Comrie’s reflection for Pentecost Sunday is entitled, “Spirit Rising”. Please click on the link below to see the Web edition of the Worship Bulletin for May 24. May 24, 2015 – Website Edition-1   … Continue reading →

Celebration of Megan: May 24

Food: partially eaten cake

Saying Good Bye to Megan…. Megan Graham, our “Children, Youth and Families Coordinator”, and the inspired leader of the “Youthful Energy” events, is leaving Kamloops for employment and educational opportunities across the country. We are sad to be saying good … Continue reading →

Vision 429 Update: May 20

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In some of these photos, the tub-showers are being hoisted into place before the framing is done on the bathrooms.  Once the framing is done, the tub-showers are too big to fit into place, so this must be done first. … Continue reading →

Nepal Relief

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 Global  Contribution to Nepal Relief.    KUC’s “Global and Community Action Group” has made a donation of $200 on behalf of Kamloops United Church to the Nepal Relief fund. In order to take advantage of 3-to-1 matching, we have made … Continue reading →

Job Posting

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Children, Youth and Families Coordinator Position at KUC A “Children, Youth and Families (CYF) Coordinator” part-time position will be available at KUC beginning mid-September. This is a limited term position (mid-Sept. 2015 until mid-May 2016) for 10 hours per week. … Continue reading →

Happy Birthday!

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Belated Happy Birthday Greetings to Reverend John Hoekstra The Reverend John Hoekstra celebrated his 90th Birthday on April 27th.  John is a former minister at Kamloops United Church and is now living in Edmonton.  Those who would like to send … Continue reading →

Refugee Sponsorship Update

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The Refugee Resettlement Committee of KUC is pleased to announce that we have found a basement suite for the 2 young men from Iran.  We have been preparing it for their arrival which should be fairly soon.  Here are some … Continue reading →

Fiddlin’ in Merritt: May 31

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Fiddlin’ in the Key of…Eh.   Sponsored by Trinity United Church, Merritt The “Scott Woods Band” show features multiple Canadian fiddle champion Scott Woods, guest Canadian step dance champion 21 year old Kyle Waymouth and vocals by Cape Breton tenor Tommy … Continue reading →

Worship Bulletin May 17

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“That They May All Be One” is taken  from the first line of John 17:21.  it is inscribed on the United Church of Canada crest and recognizes  the union of the three denominations. It can also reflect an expression of … Continue reading →

Happy Victoria Day!

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Here is some history on the Victoria Day holiday:  It is a federal Canadian public holiday celebrated on the last Monday before May 25, in honour of Queen Victoria‘s birthday.  It is sometimes informally considered as marking the beginning of the summer … Continue reading →

House Things Needed!

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The Refugee Resettlement Committee of KUC is pleased to announce that we have found a basement suite for the two young men from Iran. Now we have to prepare it for their arrival which should be fairly soon.  Here are some … Continue reading →

Earthquake Relief

Nepal earthquake

The United Church is welcoming donations for Nepal Earthquake Relief in response to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the south Asian country on April 24. The United Church has contributed $7,500 from its Emergency Response Fund to ACT Alliance … Continue reading →

Himalayan Shelter

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Shelter For Himalayan Women Project. The international recipient of KUC’s Advent Giving Tree in 2014 was a fundraising project for a Women & Children’s Shelter in India.  Developing World Connections is now putting together the team to help construct the … Continue reading →