Community Country Dance:

First Metropolitan Church and  St. John the Divine Anglican Church invite you to our Community Country Dance, Saturday February 21 from 7:00-10:00 PM in the First†Met Fellowship Hall.  This event is fun for all ages and no experience or partner are required.  All dances will be called step-by-step by Doug Paterson and will feature live music from The Tradewells.

Tickets are available at the First†Met office or at the door;  Families $25, Adults $10, Youth (12-18) $7, and Children (under 12) $5.

For more information contact the First†Met office at 250-388-5188 or Kathy Cook at 250-370-0991.

2014 Christmas Pageant Video
Succession Planning Task Group Final Report

Click here to see the Succession Planning Task Group’s report on proceeding with planned staff retirements over the next 1-3 years.

Fall 2014 Newsletters and 2013 Annual Report

View a copy of our Fall 2014 Newsletter and Advent 2014 Newsletter or download them to your desktop for future reference. Our 2013 Annual Report is now available. You can also review past newsletters.

Annual Reports are due!

Please email them to the church office at If you need the form please call Sharon at 250-388-5188

Music For Meditation Concert

Watch the stream of our Music For Meditation concert with Lanny Pollet and Dennis Donnelly on our video archive page.

Out-of-the-Rain Youth Shelter

The youth shelter is hosted by First Met during Christmas this year. Donations to fill stockings are most welcome and can be dropped off at the office. For more information please call Bob and Leslie Wilson at 250-590-4586 or email

DVDs available

DVDs of our Christmas Pageant 2014 will be available early January. Shall We Gather DVDs are now available at a cost of $20. This is a reasonable video of our beautiful Nov. 2nd concert as presented by the music program. A sign-up sheet is available in the office, or contact Fran at

Gifts With Vision

The United Church’s “Gifts with Vision” Gift Catalogue is a faithful and beautiful way to make a gift at Christmas and all year round. Why not make a gift to help a United Church partner in another part of the world, to important projects here in Canada and/or to a critical project here in BC through the catalogue? See to make your special gift online. You will recieve a charitable tax receipt right away.

2015 Envelopes

Your 2015 envelopes, weekly or monthly, will be available in the Sanctuary December 7 & 14 and January 3 & 10. 2014 tax receipts will be issued in February 2015 and will include the special appeal envelopes for those on PAR. Please contact Katya in the Finance Office with any issues.

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