Something to Ponder: “A revolution is underway because people are realizing we can meet our needs without destroying our world.” -Joanna Macy, eco-philosopher, systems theorist, scholar of Buddhism and long-time activist for peace, justice, and ecology.
Sandcastle Sunrise Service at Shelter Point Park! We will worship together at 7:30am near the washrooms. Depending on the weather, we may seek shelter under the canopy of the concession. Please bring your own chair, warm clothing (can be chilly!), and a friend. Plan on Pancake Breakfast afterwards.
Kids for Saving Earth: Now accepting registrations for this summer’s free eco-day-camp for kids 6-12 years old. Lots of new programming, new faces, lots of fun! Space is limited, so please book early. Karen at 604-413-0994, or Linda at 604-483-1471.
Healing Ministry: Using the curriculum of the United Church’s “Healing Pathways”, we are initiating a healing program at the church. For more information or to participate, please call Karen at 604-413-0994. (Healing Pathways is very similar to Healing Touch)
We are now accepting bookings for free healing sessions. Please call Barb Wells at 604-486-7677 to make an appointment.
Prayer Group: For info or to ask for prayers, please call Doretta Smith at 486-7192
Muffin Break: Saturday, July 27 – 10am to noon at the church. Coffee, tea, muffins and good conversation. Come and meet the neighbours! All welcome.
Milestones: Died: Ronald de Grandpre, June 15, 2013. Our condolences to family and friends.
Minister’s Office Hours: the minister will be available from 2-4pm on Thursdays at the church.
Texada Island United Church is a welcoming, inclusive, community church serving several denominations. If you are new to the island, or just haven’t been to church in a while, please visit us in Van Anda. We would very much like to be your church!
Weekly services Sunday at 10:30am. All are welcome!
Minister: Karen E. May, 604-413-0994
Board Chair: Ann Carlson, 486- 7263
Legion Chaplain: Stan Smith, 486- 7192
Check out our website: We have upgraded our website, and you will now find current information as in the Church Notes in the Express Lines, as well as current reflections or sermons. Also pictures from recent church events, memorials, history and more! Our new web address is: texadaunited.ca