Vestry Meeting 2018

Vestry is the annual general meeting for Christ Church Seaway. This year vestry will be held after the 10am service on Sunday March 4. At the meeting members will have a chance to learn more about parish ministry, governance, operations, and finances. Leaders of the parish will be elected and we will vote on the annual budget.

This year a new decision will be put to the congregation of Christ Church Seaway, St. John’s Lancaster, and Trinity Cornwall. We will be deciding on the proposed team ministry collaboration. This initiative ensures the ongoing ministry of Christ Church Seaway and introduces a team of clergy who will serve alongside Rev. Patrick. Rev. Patrick will continue as incumbent of Christ Church, but will also have responsibilities at St. John’s and Trinity. The cost savings associated with this plan will be significant.

The meeting will be followed by a pot-luck lunch. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Coming Up at Christ Church Seaway

Christ Church Seaway has lots of exciting things in the works for the coming weeks!

This Friday January 19th is the Canoe For Change presentation by canoeists Glenn Green and Carol VandenEngel. Come hear about their cross-Canada canoeing and campimng adventures! Food donations for the Trinity Drop-In will be accepted.

On Sunday January 21st Christ Church will celebrate the baptism of Adeline Chenoweth. Please arrange to attend the service at 10am to support Adeline and her family as she is welcomed into the household of God.

The annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will be held on Tuesday February 13. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for kids. Tickets will be available at the door. Everybody is welcome to come enjoy a traditional pancake feast before we begin the season of Lent!

The parish youth group is organizing a Valentines Day dinner event on Saturday February 17 to raise funds for summer camp. Tickets for this luxury meal will be sold for $55 per person with proceeds going toward youth camp costs. Please contact Julia Smith. 613-936-8412.

Celebrate Christmas with Christ Church Seaway!

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2017 Christmas Service Times (All Welcome)

Sunday December 17 Advent III – 10am Service of Lessons and Carols

Sunday December 24 Advent IV – 9am Combined Advent Service

Sunday December 24 Christmas Eve – 7:00pm All-Ages Eucharist

Sunday December 24 Christmas Eve – 10:00pm Choral Eucharist

Monday December 25 Christmas Day – 9:00am Holy Communion

(The window pictured above is from St. David’s church in the lost village of Wales. It is now installed at Christ Church Seaway)

2017 Christmas Pageant

christmas-pageantThis Sunday December 3 the Christ Church Sunday School and members of the Youth Group will be telling the story of Jesus’ birth through a special Christmas pageant. The play will be featured as part of the regular Sunday morning liturgy. Everyone is always welcome!

Make-it, Bake-it, Grow-it, Sew-it

Come one, come all: Advent is just around the corner and Christmas draws closer every day. This annual bazaar auction is a great way to support the ministry of Christ Church and do some Christmas shopping at the same time. Homemade quality donations can be dropped off the day before or on the morning of Nov. 25. This is an event not to be missed!MIBIGISI 2017-1.jpg

All Saints Sunday

This Sunday November 5th, Christ Church Seaway celebrates the feast of All Saints. It is an occasion to remember and celebrate the lives of all who have lived in witness to God’s love and have journeyed along the way of Christ. Worship services will be held at 8am and 10am. Following the 10am service there will be a brief memorial service to prayerfully remember those who have gone before us. During the memorial service there will be a chance to light candles in memory of departed loved ones. Everyone is welcome to attend.

PWRDF Christmas Cards

This Christmas

…give development, relief and justice!

Spread the word of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund’s important work and support the program at the same time. Each pack includes 12 cards and envelopes. A minimum donation of $20 is recommended. Please see Mallory Green on Sunday for details. In the meantime, check out pwrdf.org for some of the PWRDF’s latest news!