Missions

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…

Thank you from the Kenya Committee

The Kenya Committee wishes to thank the congregation of St. James’~Rosemount United Church for their ongoing support of the Kenya Education Project for high school and technical school students in Ugunja. For 2016 the total contribution from St. James was just over $13000.00.  We have two new sponsors for the high school program giving us…

Great Christmas Gift Ideas

SJR’s Mission and Outreach Committee invites you to start your Christmas shopping early!! Please look for the booth set up on the landing the morning of the Cookie Walk (Saturday, December 5). We will have “Gifts with Vision” catalogues and lots of information on “Sleeping Children around the World”. The Food Bank bin will also…

Kenya Student Sponsorship

SJR is currently fully sponsoring 9 high school students, 6 technical school students, and partially sponsoring several other students.  Consider becoming part of this mission.  We are looking ahead to 2016 and invite you to be a full sponsor for $550.00, or to make any size donation towards a scholarship. Keep working on those “TOONIE”…

Food Bank Collection

Thank you! Our Mission and Outreach Committee (Maureen, Doug and Lynda) are overwhelmed with our response to help the Food Bank of Waterloo Region.  As a congregation, we gathered 357 pounds of food and almost $800. What amazing work we can do together! Thank you!