Our young people and children usually meet in appropriate age groups and/or collectively on Sunday mornings from 10:45 – 11:30 a.m. following participation in the worship service at 10:30 a.m
All ages in the Sunday School program are welcome to take part in its annual Christmas drama/musical presentation at the Sunday morning service prior to Christmas day. Rehearsals generally take place during Sunday School time in the fall months. Spring dramas also possible.
Children and youth are also encouraged to take active parts in Sunday services: ie intergenerational, theme, or special occasion services, through music, activity, reading, drama etc.
A particularly popular children’s program, for ages 4-12 years, is the annual summer VIBE event, held for 1/2 days for one week, with a variety of theme based fun activities. Watch our Facebook page for details and sign-up information.
Two multi-aged ensembles rehearse respectively on Mondays at 7 pm (Arlene Smith – leader) and Fridays at 3 pm (Anne Robertson – leader) and take part in Sunday services as chosen.
Our adult choir practices on Thursdays at 7 pm (Wednesdays on 2nd week of month) under the leadership of David Litt and sings regularly in Sunday services. Other ministry of music includes vocal ensemble, solos, instrumentals, etc.
Open to all, this lively group meets 5 – 6 times per year usually on a Wednesday evening beginning with a soup supper at 5:30 p.m. followed by discussion of a chosen book at 6:30 p.m. Contact is Rebecca Taylor.
Faith Study Group
Self-led group meets usually monthly during daytime in private homes (ie Tuesdays at 1:30 pm), September to May, to read and discuss modern study resources about faith and religion. Contact is Lou Hobbs.
UCW (United Church Women)
An opportunity for social/educational/spiritual engagement, this group meets on a monthly basis with additional regional events and retreats available. Community outreach programs/entertainment are provided by members on occasions for the local Bon Air Nursing Home. Funeral luncheon catering is also offered. Contacts are Anne Robertson and Joanne Traczuk.
Individual volunteers who prepare and sew articles of clothing, blankets, quilts, etc. for donation to the overseas “Arms of Jesus Mission” as well as for other destinations. Contact is Llarian Hider.