A RESPONSE TO ANTI-BLACKNESS

The murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and too many others, has re-ignited mass calls to right the systemic injustice of anti-Black racism. We join the cry that all Black lives matter. Anti-Blackness is real. Systemic racism in Canada is real. And...

Epiphany: Christmas for Christians

January 6th is Epiphany. Most people don’t have any connection to the day because it’s not your typical Hallmark event. If you don’t follow any liturgical traditions then you’ve probably overlooked Epiphany. Until the forth century there was no...
Ask for New

Ask for New

Most nativity scenes come with the usual suspects: baby Jesus, manger, donkey, Joseph, Mary, 3 wise men, a shepherd or too, etc. Most all nativity scenes are probably inaccurate. Among others, we know that the wise men weren’t present, they encounter Jesus when...
Hero’s of a Different Kind

Hero’s of a Different Kind

In the final instalment of our Values Series, we wrapped it all together with a story. Not just any story, but one where you’re the main protagonist. Of all the stories in the world you can fit them into 7 different plots: rags to riches, the quest, overcoming...
The New Year Begins – Advent Season 2016

The New Year Begins – Advent Season 2016

Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Our community loosely follows the liturgical calendar in which the first Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of a new year. We don’t associate the lead up to Christmas as a time to reflect on new beginnings as we would for...
Transform Place into Parish

Transform Place into Parish

At CMC we have 4 values identify our church: Gather, Transform, Formation, and Beauty. When my grandma went to church it was a different time. Churches assumed cultural privilege and most people were Christian, at least in name. Churches were scattered based on...
Adult Colouring Book by Calgary Illustrators

Adult Colouring Book by Calgary Illustrators

A new resource has emerged that’s taken the colouring world by storm. Created by our very own, Rohadi, and illustrated by 7 illustrators from Calgary, including our very own, Riley, Soul Coats: Restoration is a Christian themed adult colouring book. But...
Mystery and Being Uncertain with God

Mystery and Being Uncertain with God

Certainty. Overnight, the British economy fell two spots in world ranking after their referendum to exit the EU. Our culture hates uncertainty. In fact, the measure of success in our lives is how much certainty we can amass–how predictable and stable our...