Advent Sched yule 

Children and Youth Christmas Pageant on Sunday, December 10th during the 10:30am service.                Christmas is fast approaching. We will be performing "Just a Little Christmas" on December 10th.  All are welcome to participate - even if you are not a 'regular' at Glebe-St.James.  Contact our Christian Development Minister Taylor Bourassa at taylorcdm.gsj@gmail.com if you or someone you know would like to participate in the pageant!      FOLLOWED BY.... 

Canterbury Trebles Women's Ensemble 'Snow Angel' December 10, 3 PM 

Glebe St James United Church 

 

All Youth are invited to join us for a Christmas party on Friday, December 15th at 7pm! Come watch a movie in Fraser hall, make ornaments for your Christmas tree and listen to festive music, or learn how to make Christmas mice! There will also be a relaxation area located in the lounge, supplied with coffee and cocoa and treats.

 

Regular Worship 


Sundays @ 10:30 (Regular time!) 

"e-pistle" now posted on 'About Us' page

 

    Reaching – Into Faith, Out to Others
       
With … openness & inclusion,
                                        love & respect,
                                                  curiosity & courage,
                                                                  justice & hope


If you're looking for a place to worship where ideas matter, and are put into action, this may be the place for you. Located in the heart of the Glebe in Ottawa, in a historic building, we are an open, affirming congregation of compassionate people. We try to balance exploring the meaning of our faith in these changing times with helping others as Christ calls us to – here, and in the world around us.

We welcome all who come through our doors – all races, colours, ages, sexual orientations, genders, faiths, and any other categories are most welcome here. We don’t simply tolerate difference, we celebrate it. When we say all, we mean all are welcome here.

Each week, we rely on our worship service to renew our faith, like returning to a well. We have a wonderful music program, led by our minister of music, and a talented, enthusiastic choir. We host a regular series of concerts on Saturday afternoon as well as hosting regular monthly labyrinth walks.

Our commitment to seek social justice takes many forms. We have people striving for right relationships with indigenous people while others are involved in assisting refugees settle into life in Canada. Still others are involved in homelessness action and our local emergency food bank. Our guiding principle is “follow the energy” – and we put that into action by encouraging our members to get involved in the needs of our city by following where their passion is leading them.

Today our numbers are still strong, with at least 80 people coming to most services. We have an excellent Sunday School program supporting children of all ages. We also have a nursery for small children so parents with babies can enjoy the service.

Continuing education is important to us so we offer many opportunities for learning through bible study, book studies, retreat days, and more.

We hope that you can find a home here with us, among people who believe life is full of meaning – but it takes some help to find it – and make it. Please join us in making your life and ours more meaningful. By helping each other, we help ourselves, too.


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WORSHIP SERVICES

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Sunday Worship commences at 10:30 am with Children's Church. We welcome everyone to arrive a few minutes early and mingle before worship! We also offer coffee hour after Worship. Please join us!

CONTACT US

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Regular Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 9am - 5pm; (closed over lunch) Friday - CLOSED
613.236.0617 ext 21
650 Lyon St. S., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3Z7

NO BARRIERS POLICY

The No Barriers Policy at Glebe-St. James United Church means that all church events are open to all persons. If the cost of tickets or registration fees are a barrier to you, simply contact the Minister in order to pick up tickets or arrange registrations.

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