Dear friends, As we approach our third Sunday of cancelled worship services at Strathroy United Church, I want you to know that your congregation continues important ministries in the community. Worship. The recorded worship service (including children’s time) will be posted online Sunday morning. You can find it on our Facebook page. Fellowship. Join our Zoom chat room Sunday morning from 9:30 – 10:30 am. You’ll find the link on…Keep Reading
Dear friends, Thank you for your ongoing support and patience as we respond as a congregation to pandemic developments. Your Council Executive met by email to decide next steps. Sunday services are cancelled to April 5th inclusive (this includes children’s worship and fellowship/coffee time) Good Friday service is cancelled all in-person church programs and team meetings are cancelled but may occur by online or telephone as necessary (e.g., Wednesday morning…Keep Reading
Week at a Glance Sunday, March 15 10:00am Worship & Children’s Worship (Lent 3) 11:00am Soup & Roll Sunday 12:15pm Community Life Team Meeting Monday, March 16 12:00pm Soup Kitchen 6:30pm YFC NERF Night (Senior) Tuesday, March 17 11:30am Meal Planning Group Wednesday, March 18 10:30am Bible Study Group 1:30pm ARWRC Information Meeting 7:00pm ARWRC Information Meeting 7:00pm Strathroy Friendly Group Thursday, March 19 10:00am Lay Visitation Meeting 7:15pm Senior…Keep Reading
Dear friends, This week the United Church’s General Council office asked congregations to respond to coronavirus health concerns with compassion, prevention, and prayer. Strathroy United Church’s Council Executive is monitoring these health concerns, recognizing the worries parishioners may have about illness. Towards prevention, we’ve decided to make the following temporary alterations to Sunday worship. Rather than fan the flames of fear, these preventative measures balance our need for safety and…Keep Reading
Week at a Glance Sunday, March 8 10:00am Worship & Children’s Worship (Lent 2) Monday, March 9 Office Closed 12:00pm Soup Kitchen Tuesday, March 10 6:00pm Guides Groups Wednesday, March 11 10:30am Bible Study Group 7:00pm Strathroy Friendly Group Thursday, March 12 7:15pm Senior Choir Friday, March 13 7:00pm Youth Night Sunday, March 15 10:00am Worship & Children’s Worship (Lent 3) 11:00am Soup & Roll Sunday 12:15pm Community Life…Keep Reading
2019 Advent and Christmas Pastoral Letter
!Urgent! Help Required by Hospitality Team The Hospitality Team is looking for help for the Hospitality Meal hosted on the fourth Thursday of each month from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm. They need help in the following categories: · Meal Prep (daytime) · Table Set-up (various times available) · Serving (5:00 pm – 6:00 pm) · Clean Up (6:00 pm onwards) Please contact Cathy Adkin (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in helping.
Minister: Rev. Brad Morrison (starting July 1st, 2019) I am excited to be your new minister at Strathroy United Church. Sarah and I move to our new home in Strathroy in July, and we look forward to meeting you at church and in the community. Perhaps we’ll meet at the Canada Day celebrations or at the Downtown Strathroy Market. Honk if you see me cycling around town early morning or…Keep Reading
If Inclement Weather Closure is required: A decision to close the church due to inclement weather is made by the minister, custodian and chair of church council by 8 pm on the Saturday evening. A church closed message is put on the office phone, Face book, website and staff are notified. When possible it will also be on MYfm radio 105.7. We understand that the last closure was certainly unexpected…Keep Reading
Winter Taxi Service We are continuing to offer Taxi Service to and from church to the residents at Trillium Village and Seasons this winter. Please give your name and phone number to Dianne in the office if you wish to be a part of this service.
Strathroy United Church is a group of people who are excited about continuing to learn what it means to be followers of Jesus. We are a community of faith because we have found that a relationship with God makes a positive difference in our lives and in the world. We know that a relationship with God-in-Christ brings meaning and joy to our lives. With the help of God’s Spirit, we…Keep Reading