what's happening - november 2017

b=board, com=community, cc=congregational care, f&s=faith & spirituality, or=outreach

worship services     [f&s]

Sundays at 10:30am

All are welcome to join us.

Kidz Zone: November 5 and 26, the children are invited to join us in the Sanctuary. Pick up the Kidz Zone Newsletter from the Get Involved Table for the full Fall schedule.

team meetings

Faith and Spirituality - November 7 at 6pm in the Resource Room

Finance - November 7 at 7pm in the Upper Room

Board - November 14 at 7pm in the Multipurpose Room

Worship - November 21 at 7pm in the Multipurpose Room


grief support     [cc]

Wednesday, October 4 at 10 am, weekly until November 8

Location: Upper Room

Have you experienced the loss of a loved one? Grieving is a time of sadness, mixed emotions, and changes in all aspects of life. It helps to know we’re not alone. Come be part of a caring and compassionate group who are all walking this road with you. Talk to Vi Sharpe, Pastor Nick, or the office email or 403-256-3181.


qigong     [cc]

Mondays at 9:30am and Wednesdays at 7pm

Location: Upper Room

Come and experience this moving (prayerful) meditation that focuses on the breath and a closer connection to the unconditional love and healing of God’s universe!! Movements are (generally) slow and gentle. Find some peace, calm, happiness, strength, healing, and/or stillness inside. Come on out and try Qigong for Health and Wellness! More info, Darlene Abraham dhabraham@shaw.ca.

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faith and coffee     [f&s]

Wednesdays at 10am

Location: Multipurpose Room

Each week we gather to drink coffee and explore our faith. Nick will be taking a short break over the summer and returning again in September. Various members of the group will share the leadership and continue to meet.  It’s part community, part Bible Study, part coffee break! Just bring yourself!

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healing pathway phase 1 workshop     [cc]

Friday, November 3 at 6:30pm, Saturday, November 4 at 9am, Sunday, November 5 at 1pm

Location: Multipurpose room

It is God's will for us to be whole; to be healed. Jesus exemplified being an instrument of healing and peace. We all have the ability to heal - ourselves and others. This Healing Pathway introductory workshop, open to everyone 16+, will help you learn how. Includes workbook, snacks, and lunch on Saturday. A certificate of completion will be issued. Information brochure

Registration: $225. Early bird option of $210 ending October 6.


men's breakfast     [com]

Saturday, November 4 at 9am

Location: Lower Hall

RDLUC Men are invited to a morning of conversation and fellowship over breakfast. Sign-up or contact the office, if you would like to attend. Kitchen help is always appreciated starting at 8:15am.

Topic: Alberta Transportation - Ring Road Construction Update


daylight savings ends

Sunday, November 5

Don't forget to move back your clocks one hour.

communion service     [f&s]

Sunday, November 5 and 26 at 10:30am

Communion is about becoming the church; of sitting down with all kinds of people and breaking bread together, coming to know them as worthy, beautiful, God-filled people.

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town hall meeting     [b]

Sunday, November 5 at 12pm

Location: Sanctuary

Please join us for a Town Hall Meeting to share information.  We will bring you up to date on what is happening in the church and would be happy to hear your comments and questions.

board meeting     [b]

Tuesday, November 14 at 7pm

Location: Multipurpose Room

In preparation for the upcoming RDLUC Board meeting, please submit any reports, minutes or concerns to the Church office at office@reddeerlakeuc.com by the Tuesday prior to the meeting in order for this information to be included in the docket and agenda.


Turkey Supper     [com]

Saturday, November 18 at 6pm

Loacation: Lower Hall

300 pounds of fresh turkey have been ordered for our entirely from-scratch gourmet supper! Preparations are already underway for this ever-popular community event and fundraiser. Doors open at 5pm and dinner is served at 6pm.

Keep an eye out for the Volunteer Signup at the Table of Opportunity or online on the Get Involved webpage (coming soon). Your help is essential and no job is too small.

Tickets on sale beginning in October.

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medical assistance in dying     [cc]

Saturday, November 25 at 10am

Location: Sanctuary

Worship sponsored by the Congregational Care Team.

More information coming soon.

craft day     [com]

Saturday, November 25 at 10am

Location: Midlands Link

Please join us for a day of fellowship and a potluck lunch while working on those uncompleted projects you would like to get finished. Door is open by 10am and we would love to have you come and share all or part of the day with us.

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playtime     [com]

Saturday, November 25 at 10:30am

Location: Lower Hall

You are welcome to bring your Little Ones for an unstructured playtime, while the Moms and Dads enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and chat. We have a small bouncy castle and some ride-on toys for the children available. Sandwiches will be served and you are welcome to bring a kid-friendly snack to share. It is a great way to have a laidback conversation while the kids burn off that extra energy! If you have any questions please call or text Judit Pothier at 403-998-6879.

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movie night

Saturday, November 25 at 6:30pm, doors open at 6pm

Location: Sanctuary

Be comfortable! Bring snacks, blankets and pillows! Wear your PJs! Donations are gladly accepted. Any proceeds, after covering expenses, will be donated to Kidz Zone programming. Loonie & twoonie concession for snacks.

sandwich bee     [or]

Monday, November 27 at 9am

Location: Midlands Link

Join us to prepare about 40 loaves of sandwiches for the Drop-in-Centre on the last Monday of each month. We gladly accept fillings or any offerings of condiments which can be brought into our fridge and labeled "sandwich bee". We appreciate any help you can give. Contact: Gerry Clark at (403) 256-1421.


healing ministry appointments     [cc]

Monday, November 27 at 1:30pm

Location: Healing Rooms

These sessions support the healing of body, mind and spirit through the practice of gentle touch - nurturing, calming and restorative to help reduce stress and pain, promote relaxation, and enable faster recovery from illness, surgery and injury. Children and adults of all ages ... even pets ... benefit. Daytime appointments are fourth Monday each month at 1:30pm. Evening appointments are arranged as requested.

tickets on sale

Healing Pathway Phase 1 Workshop - November 3-5

OTE Season 6 Concerts - Adult $25, Youth $10. Link For more information.

what's happening in december?

Team Leadership is busy planning for the 2017-18 year of programs and events. The fall schedule is not complete and will be updated as information is received.