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Jan. 26: Tax receipts issued

We today sent by email, and tomorrow by paper mail, tax receipts for 2020 donations made to Naramata Community Church. Check for an email from “finance (at) naramatachurch.ca” for your receipt and cover letter (it might have gone into your “spam” box!), and please email us if you have any questions. Thank you!

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Jan 11: Bible Study begins weekly

You are invited to join us for a weekly Bible study on Tuesday mornings from 9:00 – 10:00. Our focus for tomorrow (Jan 12) will be Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20) and John 1:43-51. The meeting will begin with sharing one joy and one challenge in our lives right now. Since the season of Epiphany is the time that […]

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Jan. 11: Welcome, Rev. Lori

We warmly welcome Rev. Lori Megley-Best to Naramata Community Church, effective January 11, 2021. More details will be forthcoming. She plans to contact all congregation members in the remaining weeks of January, when she will be working remotely. We’ve had the church office painted (thanks, Hayden Painting!), the carpets are cleaned, we’ve reorganized some files, […]

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Dec. 20 5pm Lessons and Carols

Tonight at 5 pm we will host a “Festival of Lessons and Carols”. Contact holyholyholy@shaw.ca to request the Zoom link if you don’t have it already! The Festival of Lessons and Carols tells the Christmas story from the ancient prophecy to the birth of Jesus. The story unfolds by readings of the familiar texts alternating […]

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December 18: Temporary Website Outage now fixed

FYI We had a website “critical error” the last 2 days due to a WordPress update crashing our site! At no time was donor information accessible or compromised; our donor information rests only with the Co-Treasurers computers and with CanadaHelps (for online donations unless they are marked anonymous); no personal donor info is on our […]

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Nov. 19 Update: No in-person worship ordered

Effective immediately, we will no longer be offering Sunday in-person worship, in compliance with the new Provincial Health Order released effective November 19. We have updated our COVID-19 Safety plan, which you can see on that page of our website. We can continue to provide hall use space to the AA group which meets Friday […]

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November 11 Bells Ring in the Village

In honour of Remembrance Day, the Naramata Community Church will be playing some beautiful carillon recordings this Wednesday November 11 (before and around 11 am). We as a community cannot gather this year at the cenotaph in Manitou Park due to COVID-19 event guidance. We hope that you instead enjoy this small offering, as we […]

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All Saints’ Day November 1 worship service by Zoom

NARAMATA COMMUNITY CHURCH is holding its annual All Saints’ service on Sunday, November 1 at 10AM via Zoom. All Saints’ Day is a time when we honour and give thanks for all those who have died. During the service names of the departed will be read aloud. If you have loved ones you wish to […]

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Our announcement about our incoming minister…

Monday, October 12, 2020 Dear Friends, Happy Thanksgiving! We are very excited to update you with our latest news! We had a meeting of our congregation yesterday morning. Over 25 people were in attendance to consider a Report of the Search Committee (Ardee McKim, Jean MacLeod, Ian Fraser, and Karen Henderson). This committee has been […]

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We’ve refreshed our website!

We hope you like the “new look” of our website. We are always looking for ways to improve our communications within our congregation and our much-loved Naramata community. Let us know what you think! You can sign up for Zoom Worship or to receive future news, with some easy forms, on our Welcome page. Thank […]