Journeying together in Christ

Updated: March 31, 2023

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Thank you to the Rev. Sue Beare who celebrated for me last Sunday when I was sick!  I am fully recovered now.This Sunday we will be celebrating Palm Sunday and the Sunday of the Passion.  At the 10:30 service we will be having a dramatic reading of Matthew’s version of the Passion.  I will preach at the 9am service.
We will have a 9am Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion (said service) and a 10:30am Book of Alternative Service of Holy Eucharist with hymns and music.

Children’s Church. The children will stay in the church for the first part of the service and join in with the congregational procession around the church.  The younger children will assist with distributing the palm crosses to the congregation.  After the procession (which takes place a little later in the service) the children will head to children’s church.

The 10:30am service will be live streamed on our YouTube Channel.


Tuesday April 4

The Women’s Bible Study group meets at 9:30am
.  They are continuing to study John’s Gospel.  For more information, please contact Elizabeth Rowland at

Prayer Meeting by Zoom at 3pm.
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Thursday April 6 –

Maundy Thursday

No Bible Study by Zoom today
5:30 pm – Potluck Agape Meal, music and study on the Last Supper with the Rev. Dr. Bill Morrow from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. 
For the potluck we are hoping for a 1st century flavour with items like tabouli salad, pita and hummus, Greek salad, couscous, and fish. Come and experience the kind of meal Jesus, his disciples and the early church would have had. The service in the church will be live streamed.  I need some help with the set up and clean up.  Please let me know if you can help,

7:00 pm Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist and stripping of the altar in the church.

Friday April 7 – Good Friday
The office is closed today.

10am Ecumenical Good Friday Service at Sydenham Street United Church, 82 Sydenham Street.   St. James will be joining with St. Mark’s, Lutheran, Chalmers, Sydenham, Princess Street and Faith United and St. Andrew’s, Presbyterian churches.  You can also join the live stream at  More information is below.

I look forward to seeing you on Sunday and marking Holy Week with you.

God Bless!Andy