An invitation is extended to all to come join and support our St. Barbara’s Angilcan Church as they seek to reach out to our OK Falls community with the love of Christ. The event is scheduled to take place after our Oct. 10th Thanksgiving Service (1pm to 2.15pm), the Harvest festival/gettogether is from 2.30pm – 4.00pm. You are most welcome to join our service, or come join the outreach event after. Please make sure to mask up when you attend, to be safe and to help others be safe. Please pass it on to your friends, in all this may the name of the Lord be glorified. Thank you.Be blessedGunaThe Rev. Dr. Gunavardhan R Vaddadi (DTh M.Div M.Eng M.Ed)Incumbent PriestSt. Barbara Anglican Church – Okanagan Falls
Worship services will begin again in the church building at 9 AM on September 26, 2021. The service will be at 9 AM with Rev. Paul James officiating. As we have lots of room in the sanctuary we recommend that we practice social distancing. The offering plate will not be passed, it will be at the entrance and your offering can be placed on the plate as you enter or leave the building. Fellowship will continue following the church service. There will be no coffee or food provided.
5. Hand sanitizer will be supplied. It is strongly recommended that you use it on entering and exiting the church building.
Okanagan Falls United Church has been holding successful weekly coffee zoom meetings throughout the pandemic at 10 AM every Wednesday morning. (click on the underlined link to join). Our coffee sessions have been lasting 40 minutes normally but will continue longer if required.
Okanagan Falls United Church congregants have been attending zoom worships with Oasis United Church and with Summerland United Church. The services are at 10 AM on Sunday morning. (click on the underlined link to join). Please email or phone Bob Shanks at 250 460-2560 should the link above not work for you.
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Okanagan Falls United Church is Worshiping and meeting online at many different locations. Many are joining Oasis United Church in Penticton. Okanagan Falls United Church held joint services with Oasis United Church in 2016 for several months while Oasis was without a church building. Okanagan Falls United Church also shared a minister with Oasis United Church for a year. Here is a link for the service which is at 10 AM on Sunday mornings.
If you are having problems with the link or getting onto Zoom email (click the word email) to get help or phone Bob Shanks at 250 460-2560.
There are many other options for a Sunday morning service all across the country:
Okanagan Falls United Church is also having a scheduled coffee time each Wednesday at 10 AM. Come and join us:
We have received an email from the Pacific Mountain Regional office telling us that we need to suspend services at Okanagan Falls United Church. Many of our congregation are joining Oasis United church on Zoom at 10 AM on Sunday Mornings. We are sure we will hear when they will allow us to once again hold our weekly church services. OK Falls Quilters is also suspended due to COVID-19.
The message from the United Church of Canada indicates that we will still need to carry on our pastoral care. To this end I would ask that you contact us if you require any assistance (grocery shopping, trips for medical appointments, etc.) or pastoral care. Our email and phone numbers are below.
Here is the link to the Pacific Mountain Regions message regarding this topic:
There are the links for 2 online church services:
Log on for online announcements and a personal welcome at 9:55AM and for worship at 10AM
We have implemented the Best Practices recommended by local health officials and the United Church of Canada as a result of COVID-19.
On December 8 Okanagan Falls United Church will have a reception for new members. If you would like to become a member of the church please contact the church by clicking on the link.
The Reception of New Members service will be conducted by Rev. David Sparks starting at 9 AM on December 8, 2019. Please be sure to join us to welcome our new church members.
Coffee and goodies will follow the service and all are welcome to mingle and congratulate our new church members.
Vintage Voices concert on April 3 at 7 PM at the Okanagan Falls United Church. (The Blasted Church).
Tickets are $10. Come and enjoy the music and the fellowship on Wednesday night.
List of songs include:
Medley – Hello My Baby – Kiss Me Once
Song for a Winter’s Night
Early One Morning
The Skye Boat Song
Turkey in the Straw
By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Don’t Fence Me In
Have You ever Been Lonely
A Cowgirl’s Sweetheart
Round and Round
Fly me to the Moon
Rocket man and Donald Trump (Drunken Sailors on the world stage)
Island in the Sun
Lovely Hula Hands
A Little Bird Told Me
Once in a While
It’s Now or Never
Now is the Hour
Thanksgiving Food Drive
The Thanksgiving Food Drive will occur on September 15, 2018 from 9 AM to noon.
A letter will appear in the mail telling you all about the food drive and a plastic bag will be included. Please bring the plastic bag filled with your food items to the trailer in the parking lot at the IGA on September 15, 2018 from 9 AM to noon.
If you would like to help please phone Bob at 250 460-2560.
May 11 William Leggott Concert 7 PM
The May 11 William Leggott concert is called Journey through the Heart of Spain.
It will feature William Leggott and friends.
May 11, 2018 at 7 PM at Okanagan Falls United Church.
Featuring Spanish Guitars and Beautiful Dancers.
All those who remember or heard about last years concert will not want to miss this one.
Tickets $20. Available by Calling 250 460-2560