Ministries

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…

Lent

Lent (which begins on Ash Wednesday – March 1) is a time of re-evaluating our lives, discovering what is truly important.  During this time, we often “give up” something in order to reinvigorate our faith lives, and remind us of the sacrifices we undertake in a life of faith. This year for Lent, try “taking…

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 First Choral Scholar

We would like to welcome Nicole Ferreira as our first choral scholar.  Nikki is a singer, musical theatre performer, and classical guitarist with 10+ years of music experience. She is currently studying voice under James McLean at Laurier, working towards a double major in Performance and Music Education.  This past summer, she was a vocal…

Rev. Chris Fickling

Rev. Chris Fickling will begin his ministry with us on July 1st although we won’t actually see Rev. Chris as our worship leader  for a couple of weeks as he gets settled in. Chris and his family have moved into the area now but they will still be in Welland to live out a few…