About us …

About us ...

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Who Are We Today …:
Demographics:

  • A Presbyterian congregation located in south-east Burlington, Ontario
  • A consistent weekly attendance at worship of approximately 120 people
  • Many seniors but also younger families, with a weekly Sunday school program for nursery through grade six

Our Attributes:

  • We have a fulltime Minister and an office manager
  • We are financially stable with no debt
  • Our fully renovated facility is air conditioned, fully accessible, has listening devices and is well maintained
  • We are visible in the community. Our facility is used by organizations such as Sparks, Girl Guides, Pathfinders, Scouts, Narcotics Anonymous, Food for Life, a bridge club, Halton Region ROCK program and GTA Zimbabwe Seventh Day Adventist congregation
  • We are thankful to God for our accomplishments since our inception in 2007. Now we focus on our future.

Service / Music:

  • We offer a traditional style of worship but occasionally inject something musically different
  • Our choir is small but mighty
  • Congregational involvement with the service

Congregational Wellness:

  • We strive to be a
    • supportive congregation, caring for each other
    • welcoming and friendly congregation
    • compassionate community of Christians
    • hard-working group with a hopeful & optimistic attitude
    • congregation that enjoys fellowship
    • giving, sincere, committed community
  • We are responding to increasing pastoral needs
  • We are a faithful community, actively engaged in spiritual growth

Community:

  • We are a community-minded congregation, supporting local and world-wide needs.
    • Apart from Food for Life and the local organizations using our facility, our local outreach efforts include a Christmas Dinner for the less privileged, a Christmas Wish project, a weekly social club and contributions to local charities
    • We support world-wide needs through the national church with contributions to Presbyterians Sharing and Presbyterian World Service & Development (PWS&D). In addition, we sponsor two children via Christian Children’s Fund of Canada and participate in the Samaritan’s Purse Christmas child (shoeboxes) initiative.
  • We are an active member of Hamilton Presbytery and Presbyterian Church in Canada

Where are we going …
Demographics:

  • Continue to be located in south-east Burlington, Ontario
  • A congregation with ministries for all ages
  • Growing attendance at our weekly worship services
  • A growing range of programs for youth, nourishing what we have while also collaborating with other Presbyterian Churches on the execution of a youth outreach program

To Help Achieve our objectives:

  • Shared youth leader with the other Burlington Presbyterian Churches
  • Vacation Bible school in cooperation with Camp Kintail

Our Attributes:

  • Continue to be a financially stable congregation with no debt, a full-time minister, office manager and shared youth leader
  • Continued sharing of our facility with community organizations

Service/Music:

  • A continued traditional style of worship and periodically a special type of service. Our Service & Worship committee is actively planning and holding additional services such as Celebration of Lives Lived, Longest Night, 70’s Music concert, Seniors service, joint choir concert, and so on
  • A strong choir to lead our music ministry
  • More congregational involvement with the service for those who want to

Congregational Wellness & Community:

  • Continue to thank God for our accomplishments but remain vigilant about ensuring we remain a strong and vibrant congregation engaged in spiritual growth, supporting increasing local and world-wide needs, expanding outreach programs, and continuing to be an active member of Hamilton Presbytery and Presbyterian Church in Canada

 

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