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Welcome to Olds United Church
Located in the heart of Olds, Alberta, the United Church has witnessed the Christian faith through worship, service, and fellowship for over 125 years (since 1894). All are welcome to share in our ministry.

"I know there is nothing better for them,
than to be happy and enjoy themselves."

ECCLESIASTES 3:12

Church News & Events
Happy Mother's Day, Sunday May 9, 2021. As of May 5th
IN-PERSON SERVICE SUSPENDED
Due to the current covid situation, Olds United Church has suspended meetings and events until further notice. Please join our Olds United At Home Worship here.

If you would like to talk to our Minister, please call the church. Let us all continue to keep doing our best to stay connected while caring for one another in whatever ways possible. May we be reminded that we are not alone in the days ahead.

Remember that the expenses of church operation continue. Please prayerfully consider maintaining your on-going support of the church in this time.

On Hold
STITCHERS & UCW GET-TOGETHERS
Stitchers are on hold till after the new year. Generally, they meet the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm. UCW ladies will resume on the first Tuesday of the month at 2 pm, once AHS protocols are lifted.

MORE ANNOUNCEMENTS HERE

Our Christian faith tells us that in times when people are marginalized and oppressed, the imperative is to stand with them, in solidarity and support. That can be a risky thing to do, yet our scriptures call us to seek justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with God (Micah 6:8).

Have Questions? Want to Talk?
Are you someone who has questions, who is seeking to explore your faith, and learn stories of our faith?

You're welcome to join us in worship on Sundays, in Olds at 9:30 am, and in Sundre at 1:30 pm.

If you'd like to have a conversation with Reverend Tammy, the minister of the Olds/Sundre Pastoral Charge, please call the Olds office at 403-556-3052 and we can set up an appointment!

Daily Scripture Reading

Isa 53:5 - But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed.

Financial Contributions
Dear People of Olds United Church - Are you on PAR (Pre-Authorized Remittance)? If you already pay bills, taxes, or your mortgage with automatic withdrawals from your bank account, then you've got the PAR principle. Monthly PAR (Pre-Authorized Remittance) offerings are an exceptional expression of commitment and allows you to support Olds United Church through automatic monthly withdrawals from your bank account.

Details on the Pre-Authorized Remittance to Olds United can be found on the UCC website.Besides being convenient, using PAR for your offering ensures regular monthly givings to help our Church's ministry and increasing our overall financial stability, even while you are away. You can also include a regular Mission & Service gift at the same time. Why not participate in PAR? Here's how ...

  1. Prayerfully decide how much you want to give each month.
  2. Fill out a PAR Authorization Form with a cheque marked "VOID".
  3. Enclose both in an envelope and place on the offering plate, or leave at the church office.
  4. We send this information to the United Church's national office, who instructs your bank to automatically withdraw your gift around the 20th of each month.

You can increase, decrease, or cancel your contribution at any time. To learn more, please call the church office at (403) 556-3052, The United Church of Canada at 1-800-268-3781, or visit united-church.ca. Thank you!

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Worship with Us on Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship
May 2, 2021
This is a time where people need connection and interaction - a chance for folks to feel connected to God and community. Please join us for our Church At-Home Series by following our May 2nd service here. Remember, we are once again worshipping in person, if that is your preference.

To see sermons from the past month, please click here.

Chic & Billie Miller Endowment Fund
Deadline: Friday, May 7th, 2021

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The church looks wonderful throughout the year.Our church is always beautifully decorated. Visit our Photo Gallery to see our favourite pictures, including pictures from our 120th anniversary. Better yet, stop in for a personal visit!

UCC Latest Video

The Rev. Eleanor Scarlett offers a prayer for Mother's Day, acknowledging the great joys but also the sadness and mixed emotions many people will feel as the day approaches in May.

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BIRTHVERSE consists of 366 verses chosen from the 66 books of the Bible. Each verse correlates the chapter and verse with its month and day.

You are a child of God. He created you in His own image. He chose the day for you to be born. Look up your birth date and see what Bible verse corresponds to it. Click the image above to look up your verse now.

The United Church is the largest Protestant denomination in Canada with a rich history closely entwined with the development of Canada itself. We believe a United Vision is serving, friendly, flexible, inclusive, welcoming, faithful, compassionate, justice-seeking, caring, peace-seeking, tolerant, and innovative. The vision of the United Church of Canada involves ministry in our own United Churches and in work with partners across the country and around the globe. In the four corners of the United Church crest are symbols, three of which are particularly associated with the three communions, Congregational, Methodist, and Presbyterian, that united to form The United Church of Canada in 1925.
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