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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 […]

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Choose a Star Gift Jan 31

During this time of the year when the stars are bright and the darkness lingers we remember the story of the three magi and how they followed the star to find the Holy One, the baby Jesus. You are invited to pay attention to the ways in which the Holy is guiding you in 2021. […]

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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, […]