March 27

Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members,   How are you doing today? I hope these daily e-mails remind you of our connectivity, and that you are not alone even if we asked of “social distancing”…   I found today’s “Our Daily Bread” message difficult on one hand, because it brings up an issue that is feared …

Seeing Salvation

Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members,   I trust this email finds you well.    I believe our trust in God’s love and providence – no matter the circumstances – provides us an attitude and mindset that help us to wrestle with fears, pain and all sorts of challenges this life throws at us.    When …

Time to Pray Again

B Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, I trust that you manage keeping well in body and soul! If you dare to watch the News on TV, or listen on the Radio, you probably heard government leaders saying that what we are in  “is not a sprint but a marathon.”    This corresponds with Premier Kenney’s words …

Slow for a Reason

Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members,   I hope you are all doing well and keeping your spirits strong in these days!  If you watch the news you can hear all the advice on actions how to avoid the spreading of this new virus (stressing frequently washing our hands and social distancing), but still keeping in touch …

Picture of Despair

Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, This forwarded devotion is yesterday’s “Our Daily Bread” message. It reminded me that despairing times are not new for humanity. We can get through these periods of history by supporting one another, behaving responsively and lovingly, and last but not least by crying out to God. Take care, and …

Our 1st Sunday

Beloved Carstairs Bancroft United Church Members, This is our first Sunday that we don’t have a chance to meet in person. We can realize now how precious those times are, when we can gather to worship, and we shouldn’t take those for granted. Even in these unprecedented circumstances, we are encouraged to support each other, …

Closure of the Church due to COVID 19

Beloved Congregation, In this trying time and in the efforts to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chinook Winds Region recommends to cease all in-person meetings and gatherings including Sunday worships, Bible Studies, Coffee and Conversation, Movie nights, Board and Committee meetings, even funerals. They suggest keeping up activities via Internet and phone calls as much as possible, and …

Update on Covid-19

 ‘Be Cautious & Stay Connected’  Update on COVID-19 from Executive Minister Treena Duncan Friends, As news reports on the COVID-19 virus continue to change, I would like to commend you, the Ministry Personnel and Lay Leaders in our communities of faith who have put into place guidelines to keep people safe and to deter the …

Did you know #2

    Did You Know UCW Carstairs Bancroft United Church Women have been making Chili for the Drop-In Centre for 30 years. They started making 9 batches, then moved up to 12 batches and now they make 16 batches. The receipt 72.7 Liters of Pork & Beans 72.7 Liters of crushed Tomatoes 16 – 96 …