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Sept 30 more opportunities

Two more opportunities to observeNational Truth and Reconciliation Day St. Stephen Anglican Church in Summerland will be holding a brief one hour gathering today Thursday, September 30, 2021, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  The meeting will be in the parish hall.  This meeting is in recognition of the National Day of Reconciliation and the remembrance […]

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Sept 27: Ways to Observe Truth and Reconciliation Day Sept 30

Good afternoon, This is a significant week in the relationship between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people in Canada, and for us as Christians.  This Thursday, September 30 is the first National Day For Truth and Reconciliation. Wednesday, September 29 is the day to wear Orange Shirts to work, school and play to raise awareness of the […]

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Sept 9 Update from the Board

The church board held a special meeting on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 to discuss protocols for worship and meetings in light of the new public health orders from the province, including vaccination certification.   WorshipWhile vaccination certification will not be checked for worship services, we strongly encourage all people attending in-person worship to be fully vaccinated. As a board we […]

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Sept 7 Season of Creation begins – 2 events you can participate in

Good morning, the Season of Creation begins at Naramata Community Church!  As the sun rises on the mountains and the osprey perches on the highest tree, I greet you in the hope of Christ. The Season of Creation is the annual Christian season of prayer and action for our planet.  Together, the ecumenical family around the […]

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Announcements for week of August 23

Good morning! Bible Study will meet Tuesday morning at 9 am at Centre Beach. The Board has confirmed that we will have outdoor Sunday morning worship regularly, as long as weather permits, at the Creekside Commons space at Naramata Centre. Please watch your emails for details each week.

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Announcements for week of August 16

Good morning! A note that BIBLE STUDY will CHANGE to Monday at 10 am, Centre Beach. Board Members, meeting is Wednesday, watch your emails for location/time details. Sunday August 22 will be OUTDOOR WORSHIP including a baptism. Watch your emails for details!

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Aug 12 Thursday 4:30 pm

Invitation to Gather in light of Monday’s UN Climate Change Report  Thursday, August 12, 4:30pm, Centre BeachAs we try to digest the urgent call to us from Monday’s report from the UN intergovernmental panel on climate change- Code Red for Humanity: that we have less than 8-10 years to make the substantial changes that are […]

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Aug 8 will be outdoor worship

Our thanks to the saxophone quartet Saxxaffrass (with Don Wade, Catherine Scott-Taggart, Larry Crawford, and Susan Norie) and Jean MacLeod for leading a musical worship on August 1 (moved indoors to Columbia Hall due to smoke). Our next week’s worship August 8 is also scheduled for outdoors, with Archbishop Lynne McNaughton leading worship and communion […]

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July 6 Let’s colour our village orange

In collaboration with Naramata Centre, we’ll be making available a variety of orange flower seeds in memory of the 150,000+ Indigenous children forced into residential schools. On July 6, Tuesday, from 10 am to 4 pm, seeds will be available for pickup at two locations: at the Naramata Community Church, and in front of Alberta […]

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June 27 Outdoor Worship new location and new time!

This Sunday, June 27 is outdoor worship.    It is going to be a hot day.  So we will worship at 9am at Naramata Centre in the green space between 3rd and 4th Avenue by the playhouse, between Cottage Court and MapleCourt.  Under the trees!   Please bring a water bottle.  We are aiming for […]