Weekly Announcements
and Events
February 8, 2023

Contact Information

Office Administrator email address:

Treasurer email address:

We have a specific email address for Donations by e-transfer!

We Have a Place for You!

Please join us for in-person worship at 6025 Stanley Street on Sundays at 10:30 AM. 

You can also live stream our services and events on YouTube. Just click (or copy and paste) this link:

Services will also be uploaded to our Facebook page on Sunday afternoon.

You can easily participate in chatting with the online hosts and others, using YouTube's the live chat box. It's easy and fun, so try it out!

See you on Sunday!
Sunday School
There will be an intergenerational service this Sunday so the children will not be leaving worship for Sunday School. 

This will be a kid and family frendly service for all!


Used Scrabble Games
If you have a used Scrabble game that you'd like to donate to a good
cause, please let
Annika know. 

She is looking for a few games to use in a unique art project for this upcoming Lenten season.
Thank you!
Sad News
We would like to acknowledge the passing of Maureen Woodhouse early on the morning of Saturday, February 4.  Maureen was a long-time and beloved member of the St. John's Bell Choir.  

Further details of her Celebration of Life will be made available as they are received.
Youth Group 2023
The next Peninsula Youth Group meeting will take place on February 19 from
3:30 - 6:30 PM.  All youth are welcome to attend.

We are off to a good start with a great group of youth gathering every two weeks. It includes a shared meal, and we could use some help there. Please consider if you could provide a basic dinner for 8-10 people on a Sunday evening. A few people contributing once (or twice) this season will go a long way.

Please contact Kathy
( if you can help or have any questions. Many thanks from the Youth Group!
Thursday Morning Contemplative Service
Please join us for a short online service every Thursday at 8:00 am. Music, readings, prayers and 10 minutes of silent meditation; and then some conversation if you have the time. Everyone is welcome. 

THIS LINK on Thursday morning to join us. 
Please use Meeting ID: 839 1084 0376.  Passcode: Pray

Delicious fluffy pancakes, homemade baked beans, yoghurt and fruit will be on
the menu.  Gluten-free options will also be available.

This fundraising meal will help provide financial assistance to the breakfast
program at Highland Park Jr. High School.

If you'd like to help set up, cook and/or serve, please email
Jim Sharpe.

Spiritual Friends
The St. John's United Church Spiritual Friends group meets on Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm from September to June on Zoom. New members are  always welcome.

We discuss and analyze a variety of topics and ideas each week based on theological themes. A variety of media is used including books, videos, poetry, artwork, and podcasts.

If this sounds interesting to you, please contact Connie at the church office for more information.

St. John's United Book Club
The St. John's Book Club meets the
fourth Wednesday of the month from
September to June (with the
exception of December). 

Our next meeting will be held
via Zoom on February 22 at 7:00 pm
for a discussion of “The Scent
Keeper” by Erica Bauermeister.

Please contact the church office
you'd like further information.
Online Prayer Box

To have your prayer requests included in Sunday's Prayers of the Community just click the link below and type in your request. Names will not be mentioned, unless so specified; or reach out to one of our Ministers, Hubert or Annika, to let them know.
Prayer Box and Prayers of the Community
This Week at St. John's United Church
Description Date and Time
Ministry & Personnel February 8, 6:00 pm
Contemplative Worship February 9, 8:00 am
Adult Choir Practice February 9, 4:00 pm
Handbell Choir Practice February 9, 6:00 pm
Kidz Choir Practice February 12, 11:30 am
Spiritual Friends February 13, 5:30 pm

                                       The Ministers Are In

I'm working primarily from my Stanley Street office combined with work from home. Saturdays and Mondays are my days off, but otherwise feel free to call, text, email or Zoom me. My cell: (902) 414-6342. 

If you'd like to book a meeting with me, please insert your details into this calendar.  

I will be working in both the Stanley Street space and my home office Monday - Thursday.  Sundays will be a mix of hours as programming requires. Fridays and Saturdays will continue to be my days off.  

If you'd like to book a meeting with me, please insert your details into this calendar.  


Church Office Hours
The regular church office hours are Wednesday to Friday, 9 am - 3 pm.

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