Robertson-Wesley United Church

Inclusive, progressive, affirming—Spirited!

What's New

Join us every Sunday at 10:30 am for worship
Details for upcoming Sundays
Volunteer Opportunities
We invite you to take a look at our new web page on Volunteer Opportunities at Robertson-Wesley. We believe that everyone has a gift to share and every is called to discipleship.
Arts Collective
Blue Christmas: Creative Journaling with Laura Foster
Mondays · 7 pm - 8:30 pm · begins Nov 16
How can we find comfort and peace in the midst of a blue Christmas?
Let's find our way through creative journalling, remembrance and prayer.
Blue Christmas, is the Christmas honouring loved ones lost. Christmas can be hard for those grieving, and we present this creative space as a healing time.
All Spiritual Arts Collective and Liturgical Arts Collective is free to participants. To register visit the Arts Collective registration page
All is Bright Festival
2015 Nov 21, Saturday, 3 - 8pm on 124 Street
For the past 3 years the 124St. Business Association has been putting on a winter festival that seeks to brighten up our neighbourhood and bring the people of this area together. The street will be closed off from 3-8pm. There will be a sleigh rides, activities for children and some for adults, a beer gardens, a stage with live entertainment, some of our choir members will be caroling and children can get their picture taken with Santa Clause. There will be a lighting ceremony at 6:30pm. From 3-6:30pm at Robertson-United Church we will be inviting people to come and make lanterns with some of our Artists-in-residence. In the club room there will be a gathering of people for Craft and Draught. People will be invited to knit and have a beer together. Then from 7-9pm there will be a Java Jam Coffee House in Memorial Hall featuring some wonderful local singers and artists. This is a free event and we hope that you will come out and join in the fun. We are seeking volunteers to greet people at the door of the church, people to help with beverage preparation, lantern making assistants and some people to help with clean up.
A sign-up sheet is in Memorial Hall. For a complete schedule and latest updates visit the festival web page.
God on Tap
2015 Nov 24 Tuesday · 7:30 - 9:00 pm Young Adults ages 18-45 ish are invited to join Karen and Herman for a spiritual discussion over beverages at Remedy Cafe on 124 St. (10310 124st). Bring your friends!
Rudolph Resale
Just in time for Christmas Shopping!
Nov 28 · Saturday · 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Memorial Hall will be filled with lots of bargains for Christmas. Visit us to find one of a kind Christmas items, gifts, crafts, preserves and baking and other treasures.
For more information, please see Rummage Sale web page.
Open Art Studio
Tuesdays 1-3 pm · Wednesdays noon-2 pm
The Open Art Studio will be a set time where people can come work on their solo or group based visual art. Laura Foster will be facilitating the space, ensuring people are supported in their art work.
The studio will also be open on the second Saturday of each month during the Community Dinner from 5 pm to 7 pm.
For full details visit the Arts Collective webpage
Scripture Reflection Tuesdays
Every Tuesday · 12:10 pm
Join Rev. Karen Bridges in the Club Room over lunch to reflect on the scripture passages for the upcoming Sunday. Bring a bible and a journal, or simply yourself! Come when you can and bring your lunch if you wish.
For full details visit the Scripture Reflections webpage
Robertson-Wesley in the News
The Big Apple!
Incredible news to announce! The R-W Choir, along with the Knox-Metropolitan Choir has been invited to sing in Carnegie Hall in New York City - in June 2016!
Grocery Cards
Robertson-Wesley now has Grocery cards available for sale as a Fundraiser each Sunday after worship in Memorial Hall. Denominations of $25, $50, or $100 are available from Safeway, Sobeys, Save-On, and Superstore.
Consider giving Grocery Cards as gifts while supporting R-W programs!
Presbytery Matters
The June issue is now available, visit the Edmonton Presbytery web page.."Presbytery Matters" provides a summary of each meeting.
R-W in the News
It is now possible to make a donation to Robertson-Wesley over the internet, using PayPal.

Welcome Video

Open Hearts—Open Community

In response to God's call, we,
the congregation of Robertson-Wesley United Church,
declare our commitment to opening our hearts and our church family
to all people in our community,
regardless of sexual orientation, age, gender,
differing abilities, ethnicity, or economic circumstance.
We recognize that many people's lives continue
to be devastated by hatred, prejudice, and inequality,
therefore, as a compassionate and caring spiritual community
we will stand with those who are adversely affected
by injustice, alienation and oppression.