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Seasonal Meetings

Christmas Eve • On Thursday December 24, at 7pm, we will be holding our annual Christmas Eve meeting. You are welcome to join us in person for a time of Scripture readings, singing, and a Devotional Sermon on the Incarnation of the Lord Jesus Christ. A time of corporate and open prayer will be held to close the meeting. Owing to the snow drifts around the Church building,…

Installation Service

Having arrived in Canada on March 9, 2020, the new minister was to be installed later on in March. However, with the restrictions and uncertainties caused by Covid-19, this was postponed. However, the day has arrived, when a small commission from Presbytery will come and install the minister-elect as the congregations own minister. The service will take place on Friday…

Online Gospel Mission

Calgary Free Presbyterian Church is holding its first online Gospel Outreach, next week – every evening @ 7pm (Mountain Time), on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/111193030517408/live/You’re welcome to join us live, or at a later time.

Installation Postponed

The Service for the Installation of Rev. Paul A. Backhurst (planned for March 24) has been indefinitely postponed owing to the current Coronavirus outbreak. Mr. Backhurst is presently the Minister Elect, and continues to fulfill all the Preaching and Pastoral duties expected of a fulltime Gospel Minister. It is hoped, by the North American Presbytery, that the delayed…

Services Cancelled

Dear Congregation and Friends, The North American Presbytery has advised all Sessions to consider cancelling ALL public services for the foreseeable future, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Session of Calgary FPC has just met together this evening, and, having taken advice from the local Board of Deacons, the decision was indeed taken to cancel all services. This…

COVID-19

No doubt, you have heard much about the Coronavirus, and the respiratory disease it can cause – COVID-19. It is a cause of concern to many, and rightly so to those whose immune system is weak or compromised, for example, the elderly. Even those with so-called metabolic syndrome (diabetes, cardio-vascular disease, hypertension, artherosclerosis, etc) appear to run a…