Welcome Brochure – Fall 2017

Welcome Brochure – Fall 2017

Welcome!!!! The attached pdf format file is a summary of Strathroy United Church events and worship calendar for the Fall of 2017. Fall 2017 – Welcome Brochure 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…Keep Reading

What Makes a Dad

God took the strength of a mountain, The majesty of a tree, The warmth of a summer sun, The calm of a quiet sea, The generous soul of nature, The comforting arm of night, The wisdom of the ages, The power of the eagle’s flight, The joy of a morning in spring, The faith of a mustard seed, The patience of eternity, The depth of a family need, Then God…Keep Reading

Celebration Service for Rev. Dr. Abiel Khalema’s Coming to Strathroy United Church

April 30th, 2017

A New Creed 

A New Creed 

We are not alone, we live in God’s world. We believe in God: who has created and is creating, who has come in Jesus, the Word made flesh, to reconcile and make new, who works in us and others by the Spirit. We trust in God. We are called to be the Church: to celebrate God’s presence, to live with respect in Creation, to love and serve others, to seek…Keep Reading

2017 Worship Schedule

2017 Worship Schedule

Welcome!!!!

Welcome!!!!

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

FINANCE TEAM

SRATHROY UNITED CHURCH FUNDS Did you Know? GENERAL FUND: This fund looks after all the expenses of running our church and includes all the budgets of our Teams to do their work in our congregation and community. MISSION AND SERVICE FUND: This fund is used to fulfill our obligation to our National Church. Our objective for 2016 is $20,000. SPECIAL PROJECTS FUND: This Fund supports Congregationally approved projects that may…Keep Reading

Countdown to the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation: October 31, 2017

On October 31, 1517 a 34-year-old German monk named Martin Luther nailed a document containing 95 theses, or propositions, to the door of the Wittenberg Cathedral. In those theses, Luther attacked the prevailing understanding of his age that the Christian Church had the power, through the sacraments, to ensure a person’s salvation. Luther also strongly challenged a related concept—that we are saved, or made right with God, by virtue of…Keep Reading

PEACE CANDLE

In 1986, Rev Dr Blair Monie was visiting Russia. He was given a few rubles by a elderly woman, who asked him to buy a candle as a symbol of peace for his congregation when he returned to the United States. She explained that many Russian Orthodox women and youth lit candles and prayed for peace between their two nations. Since then a Peace Candle burns every Sunday in the…Keep Reading