Congregational Care


Part of being the church is striving to be a community of loving and caring people. We know that sometimes we all need help and support to get through many of life’s challenges, no matter what age, or what stage of life we’re at.  Our Congregational Care team invites you to take advantage of our confidential, caring, compassionate ministries and services. We’re here for you when you need us.

For any of life's emergencies (from the big to the small) we are here to try to help, offering some hope in the form of a listening ear, hot cup of coffee, and spiritual leadership. Please call the church if you need some pastoral care at 403-256-3181, or, in case of an emergency, Rev. Nick at 587-777-4927. 


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Daytime Appointments are on the Fourth Monday of Each Month at 1:30pm

Evening Appointments are at 7:30pm - Arranged as Requested

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and i will give you rest. Matthew 11:28

Healing sessions support the healing of body, mind and spirit through the practice of gentle touch. These nurturing, calming and restorative sessions 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.

To book an appointment or for more information about our Healing Ministry Team.


Transportation

If you require assistance with transportation, the new Transportation Program is available to you.

Need a ride? Contact the church office to be added to the list.

Volunteer Drivers are required to complete a Driver Agreement form and to complete a Police Security Check. Contact the church office for a volunteer letter to be included when applying for a Police Security Check.


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Walking the Labyrinth is for anyone looking for a spiritual tool that allows us to turn our attention inward which can facilitate healing, deepen self-knowledge and empower creativity. It clears the mind giving us access to our wisdom and inner sources of guidance. These provide us with invaluable insight into vital questions about our work, health, relationships and spirituality. The Labyrinth walk is a simple physical activity, a walking meditation, a form of body prayer. This integration of mind, body and spirit presents a whole integrated world where you can have a heart to heart talk with your body or your Spirit.


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A variety of workshops will be offered throughout the year on subjects such as mental health, depression, contemplation/meditation, and qi gong. Visit our website for dates and topics.

For Upcoming dates, visit our Messenger or Upcoming Events.


Believing in the healing power of prayer, this compassionate and nonjudgmental group of individuals receives prayer requests for all manner of situations. Whether you’re asking for help or expressing gratitude, we will pray for you. Privacy is respected.  Contact Fran Porter.

Members of the Prayer Ministry Team: Access to the Prayer Information.


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A phone call or email to Pastor Nick Coates, Vi Sharpe, or anyone on the Congregational Care team is all that’s needed to arrange visits, phone calls, meals, prayer, baby shawls, sacraments, and get-well cards for yourself or for those in need. Contact Vi Sharpe or the church office at office@rdlunitedchurch.org or 403-256-3181.


Senior Care

Throughout the year we try to offer services for our elder community members such as workshops and presentations on health and well-being, and other events.  Do you know someone (maybe yourself) who needs a ride to church, or needs something else we can help with? Let us know.

For Upcoming dates, visit our Messenger or Upcoming Events.


Support Groups

We want to support you through all of life’s joys and struggles. A grief support group will be offered, please visit our website for dates. Ongoing bereavement support is available. Other support and groups will be offered throughout the year. Please let us know what your needs are and how we can best care for you.

For Upcoming dates, visit our Messenger or Upcoming Events.