Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Sunday, October 29
The 10:30 am service on October 29 will feature Bach’s Easter Cantata, BWV 4 “Christ Lag in Todesbanden”, with chamber orchestra (Strathcona String Quartet and friends) using period instruments, soloists from the choir, and a guest soloist from Calgary. We will also sing some wonderful hymns from the Reformed tradition, and hear from theologians who spoke and are still speaking about reformation.
Covenanting Service with Rev. Leigh Sinclair
Sunday, Nov 5 at 7pm
Sunday, Nov 12
Every month a group of volunteers gather to create a free meal for the community.
The Santa's Workshop on Dec 2 will be open again this year.
We need donations for male and females of all ages (about 350 total) of NEW (purchased, re-gifted, or handmade):
Note: This is NOT affiliated with White Gift Sunday which is the unwrapped gift donations that will be located in the main sanctuary.
The Spiritual Pod is excited to host three worship experiences this fall to help us all experience different forms of prayer. They will be 30 minute services, held the third Sundays of each month. Each service we will learn about a way of engaging in prayer and then experience it together.
Artful Responses is a yearlong series of one time, art-based workshops dedicated to community building within our current political climate. We will explore pottery, paint, voice work, and more. Artful Responses will allow people to reflect on current injustices within our society. In these trying times, nourishing our soul is important to continue to be engaged in the world and news feeds. Artful Responses will take place from 7-9 PM, guest artists to be announced.
Speak our Words Workshop
2017 Nov 10, Friday 7:00 pm
Explore poetry in a variety of forms!
Don’t Shop Til You’ll drop - Dance
2017 Dec 15, Friday 7:00 pm, Memorial Hall
December is filled with busy times often buying gifts for family and friends. “Don’t Shop Til You’ll Drop” is a guided experience to get you into your body, dancing, moving and warming up! Guaranteed to be fun and free (in all senses of the word).
Full details and registration posted on the Spirited Arts Movement web page.
Sunday, November 12, 7 pm - 8:30 pm
Future dates can be found at on our website: Contemplative Practices.
Creative Self Care Workshop
Saturday, November 18, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
All is Bright Festival
Saturday, Nov 25, 4 - 8 pm on 124 Street between Jasper and 102 Avenue
The businesses of 124 Street and High Street invite you to our annual light up festival, a unique event that celebrates the coming of the winter season in Edmonton and lighting up the night through illumination, fun, and live entertainment to patrons of all ages.
This is a free event and we hope that you will come out and join in the fun. Don't forget to visit the church on Nov 25 between 4 and 8 pm! We will be decorating cookings, making crafts and will have plenty of hot beverages for everyone.
We are seeking volunteers to greet people at the door of the church, people to help with crafts, and some people to help with clean up. A sign-up sheet is in Memorial Hall.
Spirited Art Studio
Facilitated by Laura David Foster
Scripture Reflection Tuesdays
Every Tuesday at 12:10 pm, Club Room
Join us in the Club Room over lunch on Tuesdays to reflect on the scripture passages for the upcoming Sunday. This is an informal gathering of people. We will read the scripture passage out loud, then we will take some time to write, or sit and reflect on the words of the scripture. After about 10-15 minutes in silence we will have a conversation about what the scriptures were stirring in you on that day.
Full details and previous reflections can be found on the Scripture Reflection page on our website.
Really, we're just asking you to change your method of payment. And it's a great way to budget!
Gift cards are available in denominations of $25, $50 or $100, for either Superstore/No Frills, Save On Foods, Sobeys/IGA or Safeway. They do not expire and they operate on a declining balance basis. Buy a $100 gift card and you will get $100 worth of groceries!
Coming in December...
Advent Noon-Hour Concert Series
Thursdays from 12:10 pm to 12:50 pm
Robertson-Wesley is hosting a noon-hour concert series again this Advent, for three Thursdays beginning December 7.
Lessons and Carols
Sunday, Dec 10 at 4:00 pm
This is an afternoon of traditional congregational carols, scripture readings and music sung by the Choir of Robertson-Wesley, directed by Tammy-Jo Mortensen and accompanied by Belinda Chiang. No charge, freewill offering. Please come and invite your friends and neighbours!
Advent and Christmas
Christmas web page
White Gift Sunday
Sunday, Dec 10
Robertson-Wesley will gather gifts for children, youth and adults along with non-perishable food items that will be distributed through the Bissell Centre.
R-W Live Nativity Scene
Saturday, Dec 16, 4:00 pm
Robertson-Wesley will be staging a Live Nativity Scene outside on the front lawn of the church. We invite anyone to come and dress up as their favorite character/animal in the nativity scene.
Between the Aisles
R-W has its own YouTube channel!
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