Adult Groups

McDougall groups include mommies looking for some “me time”, caregivers sharing resources and cooks trying to spice up what’s going on the dinner table. Most groups run from September until about June. You can give us a ring at the office or call the contacts listed below if you want more details about how to join.


Outreach & Community Care:

Healing Pathway: This healing ministry group uses gentleness and care when practicing its skills. Working with the body's energy system, members continue to enhance their skills and techniques to promote deep relaxation and healing of the mind, body and spirit. Appointments must be booked. Contact: Paula 403-281-1692 or Dorothy 403-252-2125. 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 am. Chapel. 

  • 2019: Oct 10 & 24, Nov 7 & 21. Dec 5
    Please note Sept 26 - cancelled

Heritage Time Out: For women of all ages. We offer crafts, conversation, coffee and babysitting. Cost is nominal. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. in Hospitality Hall. Contact the office at 403-250-1620. 

  • 2019: Fall Session: Sep 11 to Nov 27.

Alzheimer’s Support Group: A support group for caregivers of those suffering from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. It meets the second and fourth Thursday of every month in the M&M Room. For information or to attend contact Clara at
403-271-9570. 10 - 11 a.m. M&M Room. 

  • 2019: Sep 12 & 26. Oct. 10 & 24. Nov. 14 & 28, December 12 & 26.

  • 2020: January 9 & 23, February 13 & 27,
    March 12 & 26, April 9 & 23, May 14& 28,
    June 11 & 25, July 9 & 23, August 13 & 27.

School Lunch Program (Sharing our Table): Outreach volunteers make nutritional lunches for school children. Volunteers usually meet the first Monday of the month at 9:30 a.m. to make lunch, then deliver them at 10:30 a.m. 

Prayer Shawl Ministry: If you like to knit or crochet, there’s a spot for you in this ministry. Members create shawls that are blessed with prayers and given to people in need of spiritual comfort. Blessed prayer shawls are available in the Chapel. Please feel free to take one to give to family or friends in need of prayer. Ruth Hall.

  • Next event to be announced.


Music Groups :

Ukulele Absolute Beginners:This group is intended for relatively new player or those with limited skills. Players must supply their own instrument. Nominal fee of $5 to cover music. Dates to be announced.

  • Dates to be announced.

Collective Spirit: Music Leader Tanya Wan Lim brings musicians together for McDougall’s worship band. Weekly practices are on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. M&M Room. 

Ukulele Club: Learn to play the ukulele, it's simple! For more information please contact Will Mehew
403-510-2471. Weekly sessions will resume in September. Dates to be announced.

Women's Chorus: Join our small ensemble and sing a variety of music. Rehearsals: Thursday evenings
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. We’re breaking for the summer. Will resume in Thursday, September 5.

McDougall Singers: Our traditional mixed choir includes singers of various levels and participates
in most services. Rehearsals: Thursdays
7:20 p.m. - 9 p.m. We’re breaking for the summer. Will resume in Thursday, September 5.

Summer Singers: Do you like to sing? During the summer we have a drop-in choir. If you’d like to sing in the choir for July and August just drop in by Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. for a quick rehearsal.


Connecting:

Afternoon Book Discussion Group: All are welcome to join monthly meetings to read and discuss a variety of books picked by members. Drop-ins are always welcome. Thursdays as listed below from 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. M&M Room. Contact: Heather Smith by email at heathersmith@shaw.ca. Click here to see book selection.

  • 2019-September 26, October 24, November 28.

  • 2020- January 23, February 27, March 26, April 23, May 28, June 25.

Curiosity Club on Christianity: Everyone is welcome to walk into this group’s monthly meetings to learn about and discuss early church history.
From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Lower Hall, Holy Grounds Room.

  • 2019: September 24, October 29, November 26.

  • 2020- January 28, February 25, March 31,
    April 28, May 26 and June 30.

Friendship Club: This group hosts game nights, speakers and other activities. New members are always welcome. Contact Gord or Marsha by email at gjandmj@telus.net 7 - 9:30 p.m. Hospitality Hall. 

  • 2019-September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20.

  • 2020- January 17, February 21, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19.

God at the Movies: Movie goers of all sorts are welcome to join this group. Head to a movie, then it’s off to a nearby coffee shop for a cup and some conversation. Contact the office for movie details just prior to the movie date.

  • 2019: October 1, November 5, December 3.

  • 2020: January 7, February 4, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2.

Ladies Fellowship: With a focus on friendship, education and outreach. Meets at 9:30 a.m. M&M Room. Prior to meeting at 9 a.m. we make sandwiches
for the Woods Home Youth Exit Program (a drop in facility for youth in downtown Calgary).

  • 2019: October 9, November 13, December 11.

  • 2020: January 8, February 12, March 11,
    April 8, May 13.

Ladies of Literature: Read and discuss a variety of books picked out by group members. They take turns facilitating monthly meetings and bringing snacks and beverages to share. Contact: Michelle Chaffee
403-805-7441. 7:15 to 9 p.m. M&M Room.

  • 2019: September 16,October 21, November 18, December 9.

  • 2020: January 20, February 10, March 16,
    April 20, May 11, June 15.

Men’s Club: This men's group hosts a tasty breakfast each month, followed by a short meeting which may include a guest speaker, films or tours of interest. These guys are pretty popular when it comes time to grab your pancakes during the Annual Stampede Breakfast and while hosting other congregation-wide events such as the Fall Supper and the Valentine’s Day Breakfast. 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Hospitality Hall. 

  • 2019: September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14.

  • 2020: January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13.

Multifolkals: We welcome all folks (50 plus) who enjoy group activities held six times a year. This includes social events in the church or at another venue of choice.