TOGETHER – Online Newsletter – June 11, 2021

The latest  TOGETHER – Online  newsletter (Friday, June 11th edition) is available  by clicking **HERE**

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TRANSITION REPORT – Thursday June 24th at 6:30 pm

The Transition Team is inviting you to share in thewhere the Team will make its report of Phase 1 (February 15 – June ) of our transitional ministry.

The Report will be presented to the June Council meeting on June 22nd , and immediately following will be posted under the “Transition” tab on the congregation’s website. You are encoraged to take the opportunity to read it before sharing in what the Transition Team will report at the meeting.

Plan to join us, hear about how you can continue the work over the summer and the plans that are being put in place for Phase 2 of our work beginning in September.

The link will be posted here on the Church website beginning June 15th, and sent by email the week of the meeting. For those who do not have access to the website you can phone or email the church office and ask for a copy of the report and for the connection information for the Zoom meeting.  Those joining by phone should be aware that for some there is a long distance charge related to the use of the phone in option.

June, July & August at St. Andrew’s

As you are probably aware by now, the province of Ontario  is currently in a period of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For June 2021, all services will be offered online only.

For the month of July St. Andrew’s will be joining with Trinity United Churtch for worship. This will include the Sundays of July  4, 11, 18, 25 & August 4.

Worship at St. Andrew’s will resume on Sunday, August 11th. If in-person worship is allowed under the pandemic guidelines, watch this webpage for details about the re-opening  safety protocols. Details will also be included in the weekly TOGETHER-Online newsletter.

Sunday services will continue to be recorded and posted for viewing here, and on our YouTube Channel.

Transitional Supply Minister – Rev. Lillian Roberts

We are moving forward into a new chapter in the life of St. Andrew’s. Reverend Lillian Roberts has agreed to serve as our Transitional Supply Minister  snd she started on February 15, 2021.

Lillian has recently retired from her position as the Pastoral Relations Minister with the Canadian Shield Regional Council and has agreed to come out of retirement to help us navigate through the changes that are happening, and to discover our direction forward.

Rev. Roberts offers the following messages of introduction:

ONLINE Worship – June 13, 2021 – Sunday Service

Order of Service – For Sunday, June 13, 2021 Service

Click **HERE** to download/view the Order of Service for the Sunday, June 13th, 2021

Mission Statement

St. Andrew’s is an inclusive and affirming Christian community of faith worshiping God and serving others. Inspired by Holy Scripture and guided by tradition, reason, and experience, we share the ministry of Jesus Christ by nurturing spiritual growth, caring for creation, and being with those in need.

 St. Andrew’s United Church is an Affirming congregation within the United Church of Canada. We are committed to creating a safe, inclusive and nurturing community where all are welcome. We delight in the goodness and grace of God as expressed through the diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, family configuration, ability or economic circumstance. We give thanks for the richness of the Spirit among us and in the work we are called to do in the world.

St. Andrew’s YouTube Channel

Click on the YouTube image above to visit the St. Andrew’s YouTube Channel. All current and past recorded Sunday and special services are archived here – and may be viewed anytime.