Ministries

Stewardship Program

We have an established Year-Round Stewardship Program with events and activities planned by a Stewardship Committee which meets monthly and reports to the Parish Council. At the heart of the Christian faith is the need to love and support others. Our understanding of ‘stewardship’ has been growing and expanding well beyond the narrow definition of

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Property Committee

The Property Committee is a group of skilled people who oversee the maintenance, repair and major capital projects of the church buildings and property. The committee meets every second month, or more frequently if required, and reports to Parish Council. The committee recommends contractors for jobs requiring ongoing service such as the boiler and heating

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Music – The Ensemble

The ensemble is a multi-generational group which meets to rehearse every Thursday from 5 – 6 during the school year at Hillcrest Elementary School. Our music supports worship services every second and fourth Sunday each month from September to June. We also play for a few special occasions. We participate in the Kiwanis Music Festival

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Family Ministry

We welcome the whole church family for worship together in song. We celebrate diversity in our church. We are inclusive and welcoming of all types of family structures. We have opportunities for families to participate in our community in a variety of ways. Sunday services at 10:30  has a children’s focus at the beginning, followed by separate time to

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Music – The Choir

Music is an integral part of our worship services and is led by a Music Director. It is based on the premise of doing good music and performing it well. The parish has a four-part choir that sings the liturgy, hymns, and specialty choral pieces. The choir also has choral scholars who help lead a

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Pastoral Care

Pastoral Care provides caring support to those at home, in long term care facilities, and in hospital. Confidentiality is essential. Anything shared between the pastoral care giver and the person being visited will not be shared with anyone else, unless permission has been given. Good listening skills, a non-judgmental attitude, an open mind, respect, compassion,

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Worship Committee

This sincere and devoted ministry is led by the Rector and a Chairperson. The Committee is comprised of representation from such areas of worship as Servers, Lay Readers, Chancel Guild, Music – both the Choir and the Ensemble, Sunday School and Lay Leadership (for example, Greeters and Readers). The purpose of this Ministry is to

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Faith Development

This Ministry focuses on helping the participants of the group learn together outside of Sunday worship. Faith Development offers opportunities to grow in the grace of the Holy Spirit to participants in all different stages of faith. These activities include nature hikes, small social gatherings, contextual bible study, current event discussions, and whatever the felt

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Lay Readers

The Ministry of Lay Readers is one of liturgical assistance to the Rector. This may consist of officiating at non-sacramental services in the absence of the Rector, preaching at the request of the Rector, and taking non-sacramental parts of the service at the request of the Rector. Lay Readers may assist with the distribution of

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