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Summer 2018 Services

July 1 Christ the King U.C. 167 Thaler Ave. Kitchener July 8 Christ the King U.C. 167 Thaler Ave. Kitchener July 15 Christ the King U.C. 167 Thaler Ave. Kitchener July 22 St. James’~Rosemount U.C. 171 Sherwood Ave Kitchener July 29 St. James’~Rosemount U.C. 171 Sherwood Ave Kitchener Aug 5 St. James’~Rosemount U.C. 171 Sherwood…

Rev. Chris accepted for UC pilgrimage

Rev. Chris has been selected to join the United Church Pilgrimage Encounter to Palestine and Israel. He will join 10 other UC clergy who hope to deepen their understanding of the complex issues that plague this most Holy Land. For ten days, discussion and dialogue will be shared with M&S Partners, sharing the difficult stories…

Special Music March 26 & April 2

Be sure to join us this Sunday, March 26 for worship. Music in the service will include soloist Nikki Ferreira, our choral scholar, singing “How Beautiful are the Feet” from Messiah. Then on April 2nd, our choir will be augmented by several guest singers to sing a special anthem. This year we are featuring anthems and…

Passing of Rev. John R. Cousens

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family & friends of Rev. John R. Cousens, a former minister of SJRUC. John passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Joy; daughters, Ruth (Thomas Kingissepp) and Janice (Douglas) Milne; grandchildren, MacGregor and Reaghan; and his brother, Donald. A private family service…

Membership Sunday

The Receiving of new members will take place on Sunday, November 13.   If you wish to transfer membership or join by Profession of Faith please contact Rev. Chris or the church office We hope to have a “getting to know you” evening on November 11 at 7pm to answer questions, have a short tour, and enjoy…

SJR’s Ad in the Newspaper

After much consideration the Worship Committee has  cancelled SJR’s weekly ad in the Waterloo Region Record.  It was expensive to start with but a recent price increase pushed the annual cost to approx $2700.00.  It was felt that there are better ways to use these funds. Your webmasters are working on a (free) solution to…

Welcome to the world Samuel!

On Thursday, September 15 at 7:51 a.m., Rev. Chris, Jen, & big brother Nahum were blessed with the safe arrival of Samuel Gordon, weighing in at a healthy 7 lbs 9 oz, and 21 inches long! Everybody is doing very well. We at SJR are anxious to meet Samuel (and there may be 1 or…