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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 […]

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June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day.  I hope you will find ways to celebrate this day.  CBC Radio has programming all day to help celebrate this day.   Or set some time aside tomorrow evening to watch Inspire Awards which is a celebration of Indigenous culture in Canada showcasing Canada’ s biggest names in Indigenous […]

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Community gathering DATE and LOCATION CHANGE re: Kathy Richardson

Update to article below due to extreme heat forecast.Due to the extreme heat expected on Wednesday we have changed the date and venue for our gathering to remember Kathy. On Saturday July 3, 9:30-11:30 am we will gather on the green space on Naramata Centre property between 2nd and 3rd Streets and Ellis and the […]

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Monday evening spiritual practice

Spiritual Practice is one way to heal the trauma that resides in our bodies. Join Rev. Lori for the next 4 Monday evenings (May 31, June 7,14 & 21), 8pm behind the Chalmer’s chapel at Naramata Centre, for 30 minutes of spiritual practice.  We will learn to pray the Prayer of the Examen.  This is […]

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Prayer for Secwépemc people and families and communities

Dear United Church people across the Regional Council,Some of us are sharply reminded that we live in racial, cultural and religious privilege when news breaks that stops us in our tracks, and calls us to cry out as General Secretary Rev Michael Blair posted this to his social media this morning, “As the reality of the […]

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Emails : please resend !

Due to some website tech changes done Monday May 17 through Tuesday morning May 18, SOME EMAILS TO US MIGHT BE MISSING. If you emailed “revlori”, or “office”, or “finance” @naramatachurch.ca, or sent an interac transfer to “finance@naramatachurch.ca”, know that WE DID NOT GET THOSE EMAILS FOR THESE TIMES….. Please resend your email, now that […]

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Holy Week Schedule

  Maundy Thursday Worship, April 1, 6:30pm, by ZOOM Please have bread and wine or juice ready for sharing in the Last Supper.  Good Friday, April 2, 10am, by ZOOM Joint Service Joint service with Penticton, Oasis, and Peachland United Churches. This will be a contemplative service of the Stations of the Cross. A link […]

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Community Spiritual Practice

Community Spiritual Practice Lori Megley-Best Join us for an ancient Celtic Spiritual Practice: Walking the RoundsMondays, 9am, from February 22-March 29at Naramata Centre Beach, rain or shine or snowBegin your week by taking time to pause and reconnect to your soul. The ancient practice of walking the rounds is a practice of intentional silence to […]

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Lent Events Upcoming

Here are the many events upcoming for the season of Lent. To connect by Zoom to these many events, please see the “contact us” page to email the church office for the zoom links. Zoom links were provided in an email to all congregants on February 11, and click on “LENT EVENTS” for the full […]