Past Events

ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY, APRIL 25

Our service this morning will be live-streamed on YouTube from Brucefield Community United Church with Rev. Randy Banks. The Live service will begin at 10:30 AM.A recorded version will be available when it is available later in the day. Find the link to the service under the “Sermons” tab above.

Easter Sonrise Communion

As outdoor religious services are still permissible, we will gather outside on the labyrinth at 7:30am to share in the joy of Easter communion.  Masks and distancing are required. Note; With the lockdown, there will be no access to the church building (or bathrooms), so come prepared to be outside for the duration of the…

Easter egg hunt – revisioned

Easter is not cancelled! However, due to the province wide lockdown effective 12:01AM on Saturday, April 3, the Easter Egg Hunt will not take place at SJR. Registered families have been sent an email outlining our super-safe Plan C. Be well. Stay Safe. Stay Home! Due to an amazing and overwhelming response, registration for the…

Love Builds Up: 40-Day Challenge for Families & Individuals

Greetings fellow travellers on the journey. We begin our Lenten travels today (Feb. 17) with our Ash Wednesday service.  You may want to have some paper or ashes ready, or a marker, or chalk, or whatever you have on hand to help you “remember that you are dust…” for it is in the dust that…

Food bank collection march 25

Waterloo Regional Food Bank – It is obvious during this difficult time, with unemployment rates very high, the Waterloo Regional Food Bank is experiencing larger than usual groups of people suffering food shortages within their families, and in need of help. Therefore, SJRUC will be holding its first “food drive” in 2021 for the Waterloo Regional…

Lenten Study 2021: Final Words

Our Lenten Study for 2021 will be “Final Words” by Adam Hamilton.  It begins on Ash Wednesday, February 17th and will go until March 24th.  In this DVD study we will examine Christ’s dying hours and his final words as seen and heard through the eyes and ears of those who stood near the cross. …

Irish Stew Drive Thru

March 13 – Mark the date! Following the great success of Turkey Trots 1 & 2, the UCW is once again partnering with our friends at Deliworks to bring you “The Irish Stew Drive Thru”. On the menu: Guinness Pork Stew: Tender pork loin and vegetables in a rich sauce infused with Guinness Homemade Irish…

World Day of Prayer 2021

World day of Prayer 2021  will be held on Friday, March 5th.    The service was written by the women of the South Pacific island nation  of Vanuatu with the theme “Build on a Strong Foundation” based on Matthew 7: 24-27.   Rogers Cable TV Channel 20 will be airing the service in two viewings – 8:30…

Ash Wednesday

Join us on Zoom for a special service to start our journey into Lent. If you need ashes (you can use fireplace ashes, or burn palms or palm crosses from previous years) or click on the link below to let us know you would like ashes delivered. You will find the Ash Wednesday service in…