what's happening - march 2018

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sundays at 10:30am

All are welcome to join us.

Kidz Zone: Pick up the Kidz Zone Newsletter from the Get Involved Table for the full Winter schedule.

All-ages services: March 25 - the children are invited to join us in the Sanctuary.

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Finance - March 6 at 7pm in the Upper Room

Choir Practice - Wednesdays at 7pm in the Sanctuary

Board - March 13 at 7pm in the Multipurpose Room

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mondays at 9:30am

 

Location: Upper Room

Drop-In Class: 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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wednesdays at 10am

Location: Multipurpose Room

Each week we gather to drink coffee and explore our faith. It’s part community, part Bible Study, part coffee break! Just bring yourself!

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thursday, march 1 at 5:30pm

Sister Friends is hosting a Lunchbox Theatre excursion to see Ai Yah! Sweet and Sour Secrets followed with dinner at Milestones.

Deadline to get the Group Rate ticket of $17.85 is February 14th. Please sign up in the Midlands Link.

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saturday, march 3 at 9am

Location: Multipurpose Room and Sanctuary

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: Candace Konnert - Growing Old Gracefully

What does it mean to age well? Why are so many people (and the media) focused on anti-aging versus aging well? What are you doing now to age well? Come and hear about the latest research on predictors of successful aging.  You might be pleasantly surprised!

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saturday, march 3 at 10:30am

Location: Sanctuary

Presented by Dr. Candace Konnert, Healthy Aging Lab, University of Calgary

What does it mean to age well? Why are so many people (and the media) focused on anti-aging versus aging well? What are you doing now to age well? Come and hear about the latest research on predictors of successful aging.  You might be pleasantly surprised!

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monday, march 5 at 7pm

Location: Hudson's Canada Pub in Shawnessy

Join us at the pub for a night of good people and good conversations. 

Its a chance to meet some other people, ask big questions, and explore our faith, life, & spirituality. 

Everyone, as always, is welcome, wanted, & accepted. 

 

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wednesdays, february 21 to april 25 at 7pm

Registered 10-week class: The Self-Healing exercise you need to try! Practicing Qigong is a way to experience a longer, more active life. The gentle fluid movements increase energy, open the joints, stretch muscles, and enhance balance. Movement can be done either standing or sitting. Qigong is very effective self-healing exercise and easy to learn. Similar to Tai Chi, but much easier to learn. "This unique program is specifically designed to restore youthful vigor, energy, and overall well-being."

Cost: $150 for the 10-week program.

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friday, march 9 at 7:30pm

Location: Sanctuary

ReMix is an extraordinary group of 13 singers based in Calgary.  They are members of Revv52, Calgary’s Vocal Energy.  ReMix is in demand in Calgary as a unique entertainment group, combining incredible vocal power with beautiful blended harmonies.  ReMix will be singing current and classic Pop, R&B and Jazz hits with members of the Revv52 band - including unique arrangements of classic songs like Frank Sinatra’s "Come Fly With Me", Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah", Lighthouse’s "Sunny Days", Lady Gaga’s "Born This Way" and many, many more!  Come experience a night of incredible vocal energy and fun with ReMix: Powered by Revv52.

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saturday, march 10 at 10am

Location: Upper Room

Looking to explore faith, life, and spirituality, ask some big questions, and do it with some greater people while drinking great coffee? Who isn’t? SMC is a chance for parents and working professionals to get together on a Saturday morning and do just that. Whatever your questions, wherever you're at with your faith, come on out and join us. Child care is provided.

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sunday, march 11 at 12pm

Location: Multipurpose room

We know that coming to a new church can be tough. 

Connect is a chance to learn about who we are and what we’re about, and meet some other people in the community. 

If you’re church shopping, just joined us, or have been with us for awhile but looking to learn more, this is for you.

Join us for some coffee, hanging out, and getting connected after worship.

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sunday, march 11

Spring your clocks forward one hour.

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sunday, march 11 at 1pm

Location: TBD

Solo Sociable is a group that welcomes people that attend church solo. Solo Sociable is going bowling. If you will be able to attend, please signup at the Get Involved table in the Midlands Link. All are welcome.

tuesday, march 13 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.

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saturday, march 17 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.

saturday, march 17 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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sunday, march 18 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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friday, march 23 at 6:30pm

Location: Sanctuary

Movie: TBD

Doors open at 6pm
Be comfortable! Bring snacks, blankets and pillows! Wear your PJs! Donations are gladly accepted. Any proceeds, after covering expenses, will be donated to Kidz. Loonie & twoonie concession for snacks.

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saturday, march 24 at 10am

More information coming soon.

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saturday, march 24 at 12pm

Location: Midlands Link

Triple F - everyone is welcome, wanted, and accepted. You are welcome to come for -- food (bring a potluck lunch item), fun (bring your favourite games, or try a new one), friendship (visit with your friends, or meet someone new). P.S. We're changing the time so folks don't have to drive at night.

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monday, march 26 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.

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monday, march 26 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. Please contact the office for appointments.

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friday, march 30 at 9:30am

Location: Lower Hall

Come walk the Labyrinth before our Good Friday worship service. If you have never walked the Labyrinth come and walk the first time for curiosity. There is no set start time so come at your convenience anytime during open hours. Experience the Labyrinth as a spiritual tool that allows you to turn your attention inward which can facilitate healing, deepen self-knowledge and empower creativity. The Labyrinth is a sacred place set aside for you to reflect, look within, pray, negotiate new behavior and explore your relationship with the Divine as you walk this complicated demanding path called life.

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 friday, march 30 at 10:30am

Location: Sanctuary

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