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Kimberley Shared Ministry : Anglican and United

In June, 2022, Kimberley United Church and All Saints Anglican Church joined to become Kimberley Shared Ministry

In the land of ski and golf, nestled in the heart of the Kootenay Rockies, here is a place for the Spirit to sing. This is a joyful community, and you are most welcome.

 

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Worship Services for Advent and Christmas

Lessons and Carols Service:

December 4, 2022 – 7:00PM

Gather together for our traditional Lessons and Carols service and find out some of the stories behind some of the Carols.  Bring your singing voice! 

Christmas Carolling

Kathryn Sinclair is organizing this as she did last year.  If you are interested in Carollers visiting your homes, please let her know.  Date to be determined.

And if you are interested in carolling and bringing Christmas Cheers to our faith community members, please let her know.  

“Blue Christmas/Longest Night Service”

December 21, 2022 -7.00 PM

Though Christmas is a joyous occasion, it can be a hard one for some people, especially for those who are grieving the loss of a dear one or a loss of a job or for some other reason.  This service is especially designed for those who are grieving.  Last year only a couple of people came and we could not have the service as we had planned it.  Hence, if you wish to attend this service or want to invite neighbours or friends having a tough time to attend, please let Rev’d Alwin or the office  know by Wednesday – December 14th  so as to help us make proper arrangements.  

Upcoming Advent / Christmas  Services

Nov 27, 2022:  10:00 AM,  First Sunday of Advent 

“Tiptoeing toward Peace” 

Dec 4, 2022:     10:00 AM,  Second Sunday of Advent 

“Playing Pretend “  (Communion Service)

                             7:00 PM, “Lessons and Carols”

Dec 11, 2022:  10:00 AM – “Singing a New Song” (skit – Joy) 

Dec 18, 2022:  10:00 AM – “God with Us” 

Dec. 21, 2022: 7:00 PM Blue Christmas/Longest Night Service 

Dec. 24, 2022:  8:00 PM – Christmas Eve Service  (skit  – Waiting) 

Dec. 25, 2022: 10:00 AM –  Christmas Service at Gardenview.

Advent Bible Study

Tuesdays, 7 PM

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This year for our Advent Bible Study we will be using PWRDF’s The Birth of Hope written by Dr. Sylvia Keesmaat, renowned biblical scholar. We will gather on Tuesdays at 7 pm at the church  to discuss the weekly Scripture passages using Dr. Keesmaat’s questions.  Or you are welcome to join in by ZOOM.   

November 29:  The Creator:  Birthing Creational Hope 

December 6:   Women of the Flood: Climate Grief

December 13: Ruth and Naomi:  Climate Refugees

December 20:  Living Creational Hope 

To access the resource, subscribe to pwrdf.org/advent 2022.  Once subscribed, starting November 27, each day you will receive a short scripture reading, a reflection, a prayer and a PWRDF story. You can also download the entire PDF, which includes the Bible Study questions.   Please let Rev’d Alwin know if you can attend in person. If you wish to attend via ZOOM, please email catherineripley.ca@gmail.com.  

Virtual Advent Potlucks

Everyone is welcome to attend one or more Virtual Advent Potlucks on Saturdays in Advent  via ZOOM, 10 am MT.    Each Saturday there will be a sharing of reflections on the theme of the day tossed with silence and music. it is hoped that most people will contribute a “dish,” related to the theme of the day (Examples:  Scripture or other holy text, passage from a book, a poem, a painting, a photo, a prayer, a song, a quotation …. ) OR just their presence.  The themes are:  26 November (HOPE), 3 December (PEACE), 10 December (JOY), 17 December (LOVE).    To attend the potluck, please email catherineripley.ca@gmail.com to receive the Zoom link.

Music Director position

Kimberley Shared Ministry (United and Anglican)is looking for an individual with the talent and skills to work with our music program. 

The ideal person would provide piano accompaniment for choir and the congregation.  

This is a paid position with weekly commitments of about 6 hours, for Sunday morning worship and choir practices (Thursday evenings).

Contact the church office at 250 427 2428 for a more detailed job description.

Online Worship Services

Sunday worship services are streamed every week on Sunday at 10:00 am. Just go to YouTube and search for Kimberley Shared Ministry. The video remains at that location, so you can go there any time to see past services.

KSM eNewsletter

Kimberley Shared Ministry distributes a regular newsletter by email.
If you have not received this newsletter, you can ask to be added to the distribution list by sending an email to kucenews@icloud.com
You may have to add this address to your contact list or your computer might put these emails into your junk folder.

 

 

 

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