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Last month we asked you to fill out a form by answering some questions such as, “What motivating or inspiring experiences have you had at Fort Garry United Church in 2015?” and “If all the decisions were up to me next year I would allocate more of our funds and or our volunteer time to”.(…)

Benefit Concert to Support Syrian Refugee Sponsorship

Churchill Park United Church (CPUC) has partnered with the South Osborne Syrian Refuge Initiative to sponsor two (and possibly three) Syrian Refugee families who are related to a Winnipeg family. We set an initial fundraising goal of $60,000, of which we raised about $53,000 in eight days through GoFundMe, months sooner than expected. To put(…)

REDress at Fort Garry United Church

Community Correspondent REDress at Fort Garry United Church Posted: 01/4/2016 1:25 PM As people prepare for a Christmas season punctuated with celebrations, joy, gatherings, and feasts, many families in our community have empty places at the table. According to the RCMP, in the last 30 years in Canada, nearly 1,200 indigenous women are missing or(…)

A Moment with Min-Goo…

After spending the sweetest yet very short Christmas break, I found it hard to come back to my regular routine. My body is sitting here in the minister’s study, but my heart and mind are still in celebration mood, wishing for just one more day of celebration. During the break, I rested and slept well,(…)

Red Dresses Inspire Student

  Did you see the red dresses hanging in the trees in front of our church over the past last month? The display of red dresses represented our country’s missing and murdered aboriginal women. Such a powerful image drew many people’s attention. I overheard a couple of women from the wider community talking about the dresses as(…)

A Moment with Min-Goo. . .

Last week, together with David Houston, I attended a Breakfast Program meeting at Ecole Viscount Alexander. Two people from St. Paul’s Anglican Church were also present at the meeting. The school acknowledged that some children come to school hungry. They identified about 10 students who came to school hungry on a regular basis. They approached(…)

A Moment with Min-Goo

Right after the worship service last Sunday, some of us found that their belongings went missing. So far they haven’t been found, despite our efforts to track them down, including viewing the security cameras several times. That incident upset all of us as our community boundary was violated when we were supposed to be most(…)

Christmas Eve Services

A candlelight service of lessons and carols at 7:00 pm A Family-friendly Christmas Eve service at 4:30 pm. “Unwrapping the Gift through Interactive Prayer Stations” This informal service will allow children and adults alike to explore spirituality in a wonder-filled time and space. Prayer stations: Floating light, Christmas cards making, traveling through the desert, flying(…)

New Minister Arrives – Rev. Min-Goo Kang

  Rev. Min-Goo Kang began his ministry at Fort Garry United Church on Monday, August 25, 2014.  He enjoys walking for recreation and spending time with his young family.  Rev. Kang looks forward to getting to know the people of Fort Garry United and to learn more about our neighborhood, culture and food. To read more about Rev. Kang, please(…)