Need Space to Meet? KUC?

Kamloops United Church – Center for Community and Spiritual Discovery has an exciting opportunity for an established or growing community group. KUC has a self contained space at 423 St Paul Street: 350 square foot space. Separate entrance. Rough ready … Continue reading →

KUC Labyrinth: Feb. 5

Please join us on the KUC labyrinth on Sunday, February 5th at 7pm for a meditative sound journey with percussionist Rob Gretsinger playing the gongs.  Come experience the vibrations of inner stillness.   … Continue reading →

UCC Moderator: “I love Donald Trump”

Choosing to love even those whose words and actions are filled with hate and division does not mean accepting their behaviour or tolerating injustice. Published on January 16, 2017  Last modified on January 17, 2017  -United Church of Canada We … Continue reading →

Resource Centre Help: Jan. 26

Do you like books? We need help in sorting and processing books on Thursday, January 26th.     From 1:30-3:00 pm, a workshop will be held to process books for the KUC Resource Centre. We need two people willing to … Continue reading →

Presbytery Meets at KUC: Feb.17-19

FROM YOUR CELEBRATIONS CREW  (Lois Cutler; Chris Dolson;  Heather Heron; Patric McColl; Heather Mewhort; Sharon Rhodes; Marg Waldon) We have the honour of hosting the Thompson-Okanagan Presbytery meeting  Feb.17, 18, 19. With this honour comes responsibilities!  We need lots of help. … Continue reading →

Newcomers Gather!

  On January 15, the newcomers to KUC had the opportunity to gather for lunch, find out about KUC and our ministries and meet each other in the new Lounge. … Continue reading →

Public Forum, Sat. March 11th

This public forum on Medical Assistance in Dying on Sat., March 11th from 1 to 4 pm is an educational event for the entire community, and an opportunity to consider the recent legislation on MAiD from a legal, medical, ethical … Continue reading →

Rev. Dr. Martin Brokenleg at St. Paul’s

Hear renowned scholar, Father Martin Brokenleg, give a talk at St. Paul’s Cathedral entitled “For Those Supporting Refugees: Lessons from North American Indigenous Experience”.  Fr. Brokenleg will share research and experience from his lengthy and detailed engagement with indigenous communities … Continue reading →

Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor as Yourself

The Jesus Fatwah: 4 Tuesday evening sessions (7 to 9 pm) beginning January 24;    an introduction to Islam for Christians, and suggestions for how we might work together. Have you ever wondered about Muslims, or the beliefs and values of … Continue reading →

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain

  Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain is a free six-session workshop. Sessions will take place in the new lounge at Kamloops United on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 4:00 beginning January 18. Participants gain knowledge, skills and confidence in … Continue reading →

“Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?”*

*(The title for this post comes from a children’s sing-along game.) Seriously, though,  if you find yourself with an excess of hard-sided plastic or metal containers, (not cookie jars!!!) whether they be rectangular, or ice cream buckets, please consider sharing … Continue reading →

Supporting our “Handbell Ringers”

We are collecting Bottles for Bell Cases.   We have new cases so the bells may be stored properly and moved safely to performance venues. You can still help us cover their cost by taking your refundable bottles and cans to: … Continue reading →

New Year’s Day Worship Bulletin

The Sunday morning worship bulletin for January 1, 2017 can be found in the “Worship Bulletins” archive page on the menu bar.   Hover your curser over “Worship” then choose “Worship Bulletins” from the drop-down menu.  Click on the date … Continue reading →

Newcomer Lunch, Jan. 15

If you consider yourself to be a newcomer to K.U.C. we would love to welcome you at our Newcomer’s Lunch.  This is a great opportunity to meet others, enjoy a meal together and learn more about the congregation. Whether you … Continue reading →

Jazz Vespers Jan. 15

7 pm, Sunday, January 15th, 2017. Come out for some wonderful jazz music in a worshipful setting. This is a great opportunity to bring family and friends to this special monthly event. … Continue reading →

KUC Labyrinth Walk, Jan. 8th at 7 pm

KUC Labyrinth Walk , 7 pm, Sunday, January 8th, 2017. Normally there is a led Labyrinth walk on the first Sunday of the month. This month our walk is on the second Sunday because the first Sunday fell on the New Year’s … Continue reading →

KUC’s “Pin Lady”

Kamloops Senior Connector has published an article by Jessica Messerer-Trosin titled “Pins for Every Occasion” about KUC’s “Pin Lady”, Irene C. To view the article click on this link:  www.connectornews.ca   Image:  P McColl … Continue reading →

2016 charitable tax receipting

Offerings for the 2016 income tax year to be in by 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30th. Do you have a last minute offering for 2016? In order to receive an income tax receipt, all donations must be in the office … Continue reading →

Offering Envelopes: Reception Area

Please take your set home today.  If you don’t see a set with your name on them and would like to start using envelopes, please see Jane Reed or Barb Hollingshead.  Thank you!

2016 Giving Tree of Peace

The Global and Community Action Team at Kamloops United hosts a fundraiser every year and invites you to help decorate the Christmas Tree in the sanctuary throughout Advent. This year, the theme of the tree is “Peace”. What wish for … Continue reading →

“Soup and Sandwich” on Wednesday

Wednesday, Jan. 4th, from 11:30 am until 1 pm our monthly community lunch will be held in the hall. All are welcome to join us for delicious soup and a sandwich with beverages available. A modest fee is charged. Come … Continue reading →

2017 Multifaith Calendars

“Refugees and Friends Together” (RAFT) is pleased to once again present the Multifaith Calendars for sale. R.A.F.T. receives the profits from each sale as a fundraiser. The Theme this year is “Love and Compassion”.   As usual, the paintings are beautiful and … Continue reading →

Eat your ice cream first!

If you find yourself with an excess of hard-sided plastic or metal containers, whether they be rectangular, or ice cream buckets, please consider sharing them with the Cookie Walk. They can be given to Barb at KUC, and they’ll be … Continue reading →

Celebrating PIT Stop

A picture is worth a thousand words. Enjoy these pictures of the 2016 PIT Stop Christmas Party. Special thanks to Kent Wong for the photos (and his work with Rotary & PIT Stop other days of the year, too). … Continue reading →

Epiphany Explorations

Epiphany Explorations January 26 (evening) to January 28 (evening) – live streaming of the annual Epiphany Explorations Conference from First Metropolitan United Church in Victoria … Continue reading →

Christmas Day Worship with KUC

Please join us:  Christmas Day and New Year’s Day….   Christmas day: 10:00 am Worship Service hosted by the “Folk of Note”, KUC’s choir.  Join us for community, music, stories and celebration! New Year’s Day Communion Service:  Sun. Jan. 01, 2017 … Continue reading →

2 Christmas Eve Worship Services

4:00 pm Family Service with Nativity Drama presented with Harmony in Hand bell choir. Have you ever heard a talking donkey or sheep? Well, this Christmas Eve there will be both at Kamloops United Church. Listen to the donkey and the … Continue reading →

Santa & Elves visit PIT Stop guests

PIT Stop Coordinator Rick W expresses gratitude: “I’m pleased to tell all of you that with an immense amount of support from this wonderful community, our 2016 PIT Stop Christmas Dinner was a fabulous success. We served 325 meals – … Continue reading →

Dec. 18 Worship Bulletin

The worship bulletins are now found on the toolbar: go to Worship, click Worship Bulletins on the drop-down menu. The archived bulletins are listed by both date and liturgical title.  Click on the date to see the worship bulletin.   … Continue reading →

“Wonder and Worry”

New York Times article: “Wonder and Worry, as a Syrian child transforms” By CATRIN EINHORN and JODI KANTOR   DEC. 17, 2016 Click on the link to read the article: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/17/world/americas/syrian-refugees-canada.html?emc=eta1&_r=0 … Continue reading →

An Invitation to You!

Join Alix on Thursday December 22 to make a beaded ornament at the Kamloops Aboriginal Friendship Centre. Registration is required, so please let Alix know if you’d like to join by emailing aboriginalrelations@kamloopsunited.ca, or by contacting the Friendship Centre directly”. … Continue reading →

10 am, Friday, Dec 30th

Offerings for 2016 income tax year to be in by Dec. 30th. Do you have a last minute offering for 2016? In order to receive an income tax receipt, all donations must be in the office no later than 10 … Continue reading →

Holding in Prayer

Following the Kamloops-Okanagan prayer Ccycle, this week we pray for the congregation of Zion United in Armstrong and and Rev. Bari Castle. … Continue reading →