February 14, 2018

You make beautiful things
You make beautiful things out of the dust
You make beautiful things
You make beautiful things out of us

-Gungor, Beautiful Things

Today marks Ash Wednesday, a time when we are reminded not only that we have come out of dust, but that to dust we...

December 12, 2017

What can I give him, poor as I am? If I were a shepherd, I would bring a lamb; 
if I were a wise man, I would do my part; yet what I can I give him – give my heart.

Christina Georgina Rossetti’s words from the popular Christmas Hymn, “In the Bleak Midwinter” asks us an...

September 12, 2017

It is with great pleasure and excitement that I join the fine folks of Airdrie United Church in ministry. As a graduate of St. Andrew’s College in Saskatoon, I’ve come here most recently from a ministry residency in rural Alberta.

I am passionate about lifelong learni...


A unique artifact is shedding some light on the history of the Airdrie United Church, and its role in the community.

The church is in the midst of preparing for its 115th anniv...

April 4, 2017

To the Beloved Community of Airdrie United Church:

“In the bulb there is a flower, in the seed an apple tree…”   There is so much waiting to grow here!  For 115 years, the people of this church have come together for the good of this community, and to create a place of...

March 1, 2017

At the end of April we intend to celebrate 115 years.  I noticed that there was no 100th anniversary celebration for the congregation (founded in 1902,  but folks were thinking of this building - built in 1921 or of 1925 - when the United Church was founded - as dates...

February 28, 2017

Streamlined Board Details: who, what, where?

2017 Membership/Purpose of Each Area:

1: The  Vision and Leadership Team:

 Meet for 60-90 minutes, once per month, to go over vision and planning for the congregation.  They discern mission, form policy, develop strategy, deplo...

February 17, 2017

Airdrie United turns 115 in 2017 and serves a young, rapidly growing community 15 minutes north of Calgary. Starting July 1, we seek collaborative pastoral leadership for worship, spiritual and pastoral care, church redevelopment and growth. For more information or to...

February 17, 2017

This new website is slowly beginning to take shape. The old church web site was a large platform, with lots of complicated programming required to set it up. This simpler site is streamlined, and we hope that it will be fully 'populated' soon. There are learning curves...

February 1, 2017

So much is going on here that says "God is doing something new!"  Maybe its my sense of humor, maybe its my experience that God has a sense of humor, but when the basement flooded before Christmas, I wondered "What is God trying to tell us now?"  

Some people look...