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 Sangster 403-281-1692 or Dorothy Burton 403-252-2125. 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 am. Chapel.
2019: May 30; June 16.
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: Spring Session: April 3 - June 19
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 Fluker at
403-271-9570. 10 - 11 a.m. M&M Room.
2019: May 23; June 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 from September to June. Wednesdays 7:30 - 9 p.m. Ruth Hall.
Women's Chorus: Join our small ensemble and sing a variety of music. Rehearsals: Thursday evenings
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
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.
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. 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. M&M Room. Contact: Heather Smith by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 2018 Schedule:
2019: May 23; June 27.
Curiosity Club on Christianity: Everyone is welcome to walk into this group’s monthly meetings to learn about and discuss early church history -- from Jesus to Constantine. 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.; the third Wednesday of the month. Lower Hall, Holy Grounds Coffee Lounge.
2019: TBA this fall
Friendship Club: This group hosts game nights, speakers and other activities. New members are always welcome. Contact Gord and Marsha Degenhardt by email at email@example.com 7 -10 p.m. Hospitality Hall.
2019: June 21.
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: June 4.
Ladies Fellowship: With a focus on friendship, education and outreach, this group meets at 9 a.m. in the McDougall kitchen to make sandwiches for the Woods Home Youth Exit Program (a drop in facility for youth in downtown Calgary). All are welcome. Contact: Marilyn Bily 403-271-2931.
2019: TBA this fall.
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: June 17.
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: June 8.
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.