Nelson United Church is a pastoral charge of the United Church of Canada situated in Nelson, BC.
We are an Affirming Congregation.
Our Purpose Statement
We dare to live the Way of Jesus
embodying the Love of God
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Statement of Faith and Action
God calls us to be a loving, inclusive and compassionate people, who following Christ's teachings, gather to worship, celebrate the gift of love, live with respect in creation and seek justice and welcome for all regardless of, but not limited to, the following: age, race, colour, ancestry or place of origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical and mental ability and economic status.
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If you choose you can make your offering "in memory of..." or "in honour of..." and you can select a particular offering:
1. Gracious Offering Let your offering be designated by the church where they believe it will be best needed to meet the needs of the church and outreach to the community.
2. Local Church Expenses Help us carry out the ongoing day-to-day running of the church including staffing, utilities, building and grounds maintenance, printing, paper and postage costs, phone, internet and website expense, plus all of the other expenses that keep us an active part of the community.
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God of grace and compassion, may our gifts enable your church to be a place where strangers become friends,outcasts are welcomed, seekers receive, and those who are fearful find faith and hope. We ask your blessing for each one of us and the gifts we offer in your service, this day and in the days to come. In the name of the living Christ, we pray. Amen