After more than a year without a minister, St Andrew’s United Church, North Bay, is delighted to welcome Caitlin Smithers from Halifax as their spiritual leader. Read more...WE


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With the return to in-person worship, a video recording of the Sunday morning service will still be posted on the St. Andrew's YouTube Channel later on Sunday evening. We remind you that all our service videos remain on the channel for several months and you can watch them as often as you wish - and at anytime of the day or night. There is a link to the latest YouTube Sunday Service elsewhere on this page.

ONLINE Worship – Sunday, February 18, 2024 – St. Andrew’s North Bay

Note re Online Worship Videos

The words of all prayers, recitations, and the lyrics of hymns and all sung elements of the service are provided on-screen for all worship videos There is no need of an order-of-service to follow along! (Special thanks to Kim Delarosbel, our video titling specialist, for providing the text slides)


Using safety of our congregation and staff as the criteria, worship may need to be cancelled at times due to extreme weather conditions, power outages, or other unforeseen issues with the church building.

WHO will make the decision?
The decision will be made by collaboration of the Minister and any two of the following people: the Director of Music, the Chair of Church Council, or the Chair of the Worship Committee.

WHEN will the decision be made?
A decision to cancel will be made no later than 8:30 am for the Sunday morning service (which begins at 10:30am).

HOW will the decision be communicated?
Should a scenario occur necessitating the cancelation of worship, every attempt will be made to notify those who regularly attend worship through the following protocol:

  • The closure will be announced on our answering machine (705) 472-7680.
  • A notice will be sent to all members on our “Reaching Out” newsletter email list.
  • It will be displayed on the Church website home page (
  • A notice will be placed on the St. Andrew’s facebook page.

Kathie Smith

Canadian Shield Regional Council Appointed Supervisor to St. Andrew’s

Kathie Smith will continue serving St. Andrew's in a supervisory role, watching over the Supervised Ministry Experience  (SME) phase which will allow Caitlin Smithers to fulfil the final requirements for her ordination.

St. Andrew's 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.