Entries by Graham Zell

You “Can” and We Did!

Thank you to your generous response to the food shelf campaign in October! We asked the congregation: “Can you help us fill this cart?” and you did! Each week the cart was in the Hall for people to drop off canned and non-perishable goods. In all we collected 34 cans of vegetables/fruit and beans, pasta, […]

Handbell Boot Camp

Are you interested in trying out handbells? Have you rung in the past, are interested in joining the Alleluia Ringers or the Grace Notes, but it’s been a while and you need a refresher? ?Handbell Boot Camp is a one-day program for learning the basics of ringing, and preparing one piece for the service the […]

Decorate the Church

The season of Advent is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for Christmas. To begin we invite you to join us to “make the house ready”—to help decorate the sanctuary, trim the tree, and enjoy a time of fellowship—on the first Sunday of Advent, December 1st. Stay after church for a sandwich. Lend a […]

Congregation Finance Meeting

There will be a short meeting after the service on Sunday, November 10, in the sanctuary. The finance committee will update the congregation on the church’s finances and the congregation will be asked to approve the financial direction of the church for the next year.

2020 Stewardship Campaign

What does “stewardship campaign” mean? Once a year, usually in October, First United Church launches a Stewardship Campaign. While the Finance Committee has worked on many campaigns and understands what it means and what is involved, not everybody knows what is meant by the term “stewardship campaign”. “Stewardship” is defined as “the job of supervising […]

Adult Study

Come be part of this lively 12-part study of Christianity in the 21st century. Contributors include: Brian McLaren, Diana Butler Bass, Robin Meyers, Marcus Borg, Walter Brueggemann, John Dominic Crossan, Matthew Fox, Amy-Jill Levine, and a host of others for a conversation around the relevance of Jesus for today. This video-based series will begin on Wednesday October […]

Welcome Potluck

The Affirm Committee encourages everyone to join in a welcome meal in the church hall on Saturday, October 5 at 5pm to come and meet our new supply minister, Rev. Bob Wallace. You are encouraged to bring a dish to share that reflects your heritage.

Adopt-a-Road Clean Up

Enjoy some fresh air, an opportunity to get to know others in the congregation, and participate in a project that helps keep our city beautiful! First United is part of the City of Kelowna Adopt-a-Road Program and is responsible for a stretch of Guisachan Road east of the Chevron gas station at Gordon & Guisachan. […]

Chicken Time!

The Alleluia Ringers fall sale of Colonial Farms chicken is coming up! Orders are due by Sunday, September 29, and pick up day is Saturday, October 5 between 7:00 and 8:30 a.m. Please speak to any member of the bell choir if you wish to place an order. Thank you!