The family of 5 which we are sponsoring arrived on April 10. A welcome event is being planned in the next few weeks.
Throughout Lent, let’s support On Rock Community Services, a West Island food bank serving 300 families per month, with 75 more on the waiting list, many of whom are refugees.
Cedar Park is inviting the neighbourhood to drop-in for a pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday. Everyone’s welcome!
Ash Wednesday Worship — Feb 14 at 7:30 PM Ashes or Chocolate?
Lenten “Texts and Textures” Series ~ Wednesday/Thursdays
A Lenten Artistic Event
Rev Elisabeth will lead a series of 3 Congregational Care Training sessions on Wednesday evenings 7 to 9 pm. Jan 17, 24 and Feb 7
After worship on February 25, we celebrate the blessings of 2017, learn more about our key initiatives for 2018 and help make decisions concerning the future direction of our collective ministry. The annual report will be available on line shortly
We invite you to one or more of the 4pm, 7.30pm or 10pm worship services on Christmas Eve:
You are invited to an evening of music and readings with our augmented choir.
Our theme for Advent is the Human Quest for the Holy and will feature conversations with other faith traditions
As part of our “We Sing Thanksgiving” congregational giving campaign, we interviewed participants in the community about why they gave to and participated in the Cedar Park United community.
Schedule for 2017-2018
On October 1 we launched our 2018 Congregational Giving Program. We set our the ministry objectives for 2018 and how we plan to get there. Thank you for your participation
This Thursday morning Faith Discussion Group runs from Oct 19 to Nov 23, 9:15 to 11:00.
A 3 Sunday series lead by Rev Wendy Evans. 10 AM Sunday mornings, Sept 17 to Oct 1
Rev Elisabeth is on sabbatical from September 10 to December 15, but exciting programming continues ably lead by our Voluntary Associate Ministers and lay leaders
For this year’s Summer Worship Series, we will be using the United Church’s “New Creed” in conversation with some lively Bible stories, so that we can experience together the Gospel – Good News – that “God is with us, we are not alone!”
Intergenerational Faith Fiesta on Aug 20: Cap St. Jacques at 11:45, rain or shine, closing with evening blessings at 7:30. Activities include 3 hours of private lifeguarded beach time, crafts, games, spiritual reflection, dinner, and a campfire.
July is our Sabbath month. We’ll re-energize while the building is cleaned, the staff works from home, and our programmes take a refreshing break. Worship resumes at Cedar Park United Aug 6.
Every July at Cedar Park United, we purposefully put our programming and meetings on “pause” so we can slow down, pay attention and notice the wonders of everything around us.
Here’s a quick glance at activities taking place under our roof June 11 – August 30
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“The Beat Sings On!”
Voices for Hope Concert ~ Sunday, May 14 at 3 PM. Proceeds to assist “Chez Doris’ Aboriginal Housing Program”.
Feel free to give it a try – 11.45 AM downstairs in the Annex for 30 minutes each Sunday up to June
“We Walk this Road Together”
We’ve been journeying through Lent and life together, with some companions who share God’s Dream of a healed and healing world. You are welcome to walk with us through Holy Week.
We Walk this Road Together: Stranger Wisdom
Both Jesus and Muhammad encounter wisdom in unexpected situations: A sermon conversation between Rev Elisabeth and Afra Jalabi.
On March 5 Vincent Randy facilited a workshop on discovering the practice of Christian meditation. We experienced it, learned about its origins and discovered its relevance as a form of prayer in today’s world.
This week Douglas Knight presented a cheque of $2,500 from Voices for Hope concerts to Jessica Newey, Events Coordinator, West Island Palliative Care Residence.
We journey through Lent – and life – with some surprising companions who share God’s Dream of a healed and healing world.