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You’re Welcome Here! We welcome everyone regardless of age, race, ability, gender identity or sexual or theological orientation.

We come together in beloved community,
guided by our Unitarian Universalist principles and sources,
to grow in wisdom, welcome and deepen relationships,
and act for a just and sustainable world. [Read more]

The Unitarian Church of Calgary is a recognized
Welcoming CongregationGreen Sanctuary, and Compassion Charter Partner.

We are located on Treaty 7 territory, traditional lands of the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai (Blackfoot),
Tsuu T’ina (Sarcee), and Nakoda (Stoney) nations

May’s Theme: Tradition

Join us this Sunday

10:30 am, May 1

"Sabbatical Tradition"
Rev. Debra Faulk

Upcoming Events

07May
"The Inconvenient Indian" DiscussionTime: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
08May
Second Sunday SupperTime: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

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MusicCabaret 2016: Music in the Old Town Hall

Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at 7:00 pm both evenings.

Come and hear UUphonia’s take on big musical extravaganzas in small-town Alberta. Cabaret is one of the most popular music events of the year at our church, so make sure you buy your tickets early and bring your friends! With musical numbers for full choir, small groups, and terrific soloists, a storyline by Brandis Purcell, a house band, a cash bar and refreshment stand and the best audience for 100 miles, you don’t want to miss this show!

Tickets will go on sale beginning Sunday, April 3.
Tickets: $20 regular, $15 senior/student, or pay what you can. Free for under-18.

house imageRefugee Sponsorship Project Update – April 18

The application to bring our refugee family to Canada has now been submitted to the Canadian Unitarian Council, who will review it and then submit it to Citizenship and Immigration Canada. It feels wonderful to have  reached this milestone! Thanks in particular to Penny Clipperton and Carolyn Preston for all for their hard work in preparing the family’s application, and to Heather Douglas who continues to monitor the need for in-kind donations and to collect and store them while we wait for our family to arrive.  And, once again to the generous donors who responded so quickly to our funding appeal. We will keep you posted on the progress of the application.

Hendrik Schaink.2016Hendrik Schaink – Recipiant of the Panabaker Award

Your Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that this year’s recipient of the 2016 Panabaker Award is Hendrik Schaink! Hendrik embodies the spirit of extraordinary service to the UCC congregation that the award is intended to honour. The Award Dinner for Hendrik was on January 10th (the January Second Sunday Supper). Congratulations Hendrik!

 

Irvine Award 2015.cropWilliam Irvine Award Winner – Bill Wuttunee

On November 22, the Unitarian Church of Calgary awarded the William Irvine Award posthumously to William (Bill) Wuttunee for outstanding work in social justice. His daughter, Nola, accepted the award. You can read more about Bill’s remarkable accomplishments.

Welcome from Our Minister

Unitarians Stand Up for Trans People

When 11 year old Anthony heard "stand up, stand up, people of grace” in an anti-trans rap from an Alberta mom, he was offended. This is not, in his opinion, what religion is for. He invited Unitarians from across Canada to join with him in sending messages to trans kids. And they did!

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And here are the folks at the Unitarian Church of Calgary showing their support.

A Unitarian Universalist and Evangelical Christian on a Plane

What do Unitarians believe if we don't follow one set of doctrines or religious teachings? Here is a simple, heartwarming, and eloquent story that will open your eyes to the Unitarian Universalist tradition - a religion that is spiritual, principled, and welcoming to all beliefs, colours, creeds, and gender orientations. Courtesy of Rev. Tandi Rogers on the occasion of Samaya Oakley's ordination in Vancouver, BC. Samaya was our intern minister here in Calgary in 2012-2013.