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Youth outreach – Blessing bags and Lunches

by Cindy McCuaig

Our confirmation class, and youth group kids had a  great time putting together blessing bags and making lunches this morning,  for our outreach ministry in Hamilton.  Our pew folks, in the past few weeks filled these blessing bags with soaps, shampoo, socks, hats, mitts and other personal items that we take for granted – but others received […]

Confirmation at St. John’s – Bread for all

by Cindy McCuaig

The 2017 Confirmation class at St. John’s is an amazing group of young people and their adult mentors that meet regularly to think and talk faith. This past Saturday found them baking bread from scratch, sharing personal faith stories, and having an awesome pizza lunch- growing deeper in faith and understanding of who Jesus is, and […]

Harp & Holy Concert This Sunday @ 7:30 pm

by David Skoric

Award-Winning Celtic Harpist to Perform with Harp & Holly in Hometown Oakville Canada’s most prolific and influential Celtic harpist Sharlene Wallace joins violinist/violist Sandra Swannell and fingerstyle guitar virtuoso Terry Young in bringing their annual concert celebration of Christmas to Southern Ontario. Harp & Holly’s music is a poetic blend of Celtic, New Age and […]

Watch The Video From Our JOY Candlelight Service Here!

by David Skoric

For those who were snowed or were unable to attend our candlelight service this past sunday, you can now watch it on YouTube for a limited time! Just click the link below and enjoy this stellar performance by our wonderful choir and musicians. https://youtu.be/5w8Li013Dh8?t=24s  

Stained Glass Windows come home to St. John’s

by Cindy McCuaig

Click on the link below to read the story as published this week in the Oakville Beaver, behind the installation of the windows at the Randall Street entrance.     http://www.insidehalton.com/community-story/6999330-windows-make-their-way-home-from-oakville-trafalgar-memorial-hospital/

From Mozart to Gershwin – Fundraising Concert on November 5th

by Cindy McCuaig

On November 5th, St. John’s is pleased to present an exceptional concert showcasing keyboard and voice talent – to support the purchase of an exceptional concert instrument for our Sanctuary. Svetlana Kotliarenko, talented organist and pianist will be joined by friends Jeannette Korovina and Vyacheslav Serebrianik, Amy Moodie and other guest musicians in a presentation of the […]

Halloween Family Fun Night This Friday!

by David Skoric

Join us on Friday October 28 at 6:00 p.m.!!! Once again St. John’s United Church is hosting their annual Halloween Fun Night…filled with costumes, trick-or-treating, live music, games, and more! Everyone is invited to come in costume…or at least dressed in black and orange. We also ask that you consider bringing non- perishable foods items […]

Mom to Mom Sale – November 5th

by Cindy McCuaig

On November 5th, St. John’s United Church will host our first Mom 2 Mom sale.  Families with children are invited to buy a six foot table space for $15 – where you can sell or swap your gently used grown out of items. Space is limited, please email the office at  office@stjohnsunited to reserve a table.

Hurricane Matthew Appeal

by Cindy McCuaig

The United Church of Canada is in communication with Mission & Service partners in Haiti and Cuba, but these partners are finding it challenging to reach people in some of the most remote and heavily damaged areas, particularly in Haiti.  We are ready to respond in whatever way they would like. Please join us as […]

Women’s Fellowship – Wednesday October 5

by Cindy McCuaig

  Nancy Eichenberg, a retired nurse, will be a guest speaker on October 5th. and offer insight about the Mercy Ships program. Nancy has been on several deployments with the Mercy Ships. Mercy Ships is an international faith-based charity using volunteers aboard hospital ships to deliver transformational surgeries and health care to the world’s poor. Mercy […]