Friday, November 3, 2017

United Church to celebrate anniversary on Nov. 12

Minister Judith Walker


Toni Lucas - In 1917 Methodists and Presbyterians in Pincher Creek combined their congregations, creating a United Church well in advance of the official formation of the United Church of Canada in 1925. The building itself was built 1896 as a Presbyterian Church.  Minister Judith Walker said to celebrate this anniversary there will be a dinner, storytelling, entertainment, bake sale and silent auction on *Saturday, November 12. Doors open at 4:30, dinner at 5:30.

Walker is celebrating one year in Pincher Creek as the the most recent Minister of the United Church.  She has three congregations: Pincher Creek, Cowley, and Mountain Mill.  "The congregations here, all three of them, are wonderful, I have really enjoyed meeting all of them."  Walker most recently came from Hardisty, where she was the minister for 4 years.

"It's very welcoming here, everyone has been telling me how glad they are I am here."

Walker is available  In the office Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am to noon for visiting the sanctuary or to talk to.

Pincher Creek United Church is located at 972 Police Avenue, Pincher Creek.

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