Join us for our regular Worship Service at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. We are located on Main Street (Guelph Line) just south of the 401 in downtown Campbellville. <Map Here>
The Church building is fully wheelchair accessible with an elevator available to all levels. Accessible parking and entry from the back entrance.
News and Events
We welcome the Reverend Drew Jacques! We have a new Teacher – come and meet him! The Induction Service for Reverend Jacques was held last Sunday afternoon. A special thank you for all those that attended this historic event in the life of our Congregation. All those who attended were treated to a delicious dinner complete with pies of every kind for dessert.
Thank yous to:
~Cathy Dredge and Norma Smith for organizing the meal
~Tom Posthuma for providing the big BBQ
~Holly McGaffin and Scott Stewart for the beef
~the BBQ’ers – Steve Smith and Jason Garrett
~Ling Garrett for providing the vegetarian options
~the kitchen and serving crew – Caitlyn and Samantha Dredge, Noreen Hurren, Corinne Colling and Lisa Boehmer
~the clean up crew and the many pie makers for the abundant desserts
Community Scrap Drive
We will be hosting a Fall Scrap Drive from Wednesday September 18 to September 25th. We are collecting all types of metals, appliances, electronics, wires and vehicle batteries. The bin will be located in the parking lt behind the building. Assistance for unloading will be available on Wednesday and Saturday.
We will also be collecting non-perishable food items and personal hygiene products for the food bank.
If you are able to volunteer on any of these dates, please contact Corinne Colling (905-878-5179)
Board of Managers Update
The Board of Managers had their monthly meeting on September 11th, and they have been busy with a number of projects:
~the masonry repair for the kitchen archway
~installing new faucets in the kitchen sinks
~getting quotes for flooring replacement on the office level of the
Church as the carpet is worn and torn
~exploring a “Celebrating 150 Years” banner for the front of the
~exploring an updated sign for the front of the Church
~exploring replacing the grass around the Church building with an
environmentally friendly ground cover
The 150th St. David’s Anniversary t-shirts are available. They are in one colour and one size only (XL) and are available for $10. Please see Jane Parker if you would to purchase one.
Sunday School Service and BBQ
Mark your calendars! On Sunday September 29th the Sunday School will organize the morning service, followed by a congregation BBQ and picnic provided by the Pastoral Care Team.
Anniversary Worship Service
The Anniversary Worship Service celebrating St. David’s 150 years in the community will be held on Sunday November 3 at 10 AM. The invited guest Minister is the Reverend Jacquie Foxall from Knox Oakville. Knox Oakville will also be providing special music for the service.
Let us take time to acknowledge the blessings that surround us every day, big and small. Norma Smith visited with Florence Mahon in Guelph as she is celebrating her 101st birthday. Members of the Mahon family have been part of St. David’s and Campbellville for many years! We wish our Florence blessings.
As part of our 150th Anniversary Celebration, a Choir Reunion is being planned for Sunday October 20th. If you have been a part of the Choir or know of anyone who has been, please let Shirley know so invitations can be sent out. (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Wednesday afternoon Euchre
Euchre is back every other Wednesday afternoon, starting on September 4th. All skill levels are welcome to attend this friendly drop in afternoon of cards beginning at 1pm in the lower hall. For more information contact Noreen at 905-854-2479. (Fall Euchre dates: Sept 4, 18; Oct 2,16,30; Nov 13, 27)
As we enter into our 150th year of service to the community, an Anniversary Event Committee is being formed to organize events. Please consider joining this committee . See Corrine for details
Reverend Jacques would like a chance to sit down and chat with all members of the St. David’s family over the coming months. The Elders will be the visits but if you have immediate Pastoral needs, contact Reverend Jacques directly.
There will be a weekly time of prayer following the service in the lounge. All are invited to join in as we pray for our Church, the congregation, the community and the world.
St. David’s Cemetery – 110th Anniversary Memory Book
As a follow-up to the special service of celebration and honour for the life of your loved ones, a book of celebration is planned with pictures and information celebrating the history of the cemetery. For more information or to contribute material, please see Sarita Purdy or any member of the Cemetery Board.
Presbyterian Connection Newspaper – Subscribe now
The Record magazine has taken on a newspaper format and will be distributed 4 times per year. There are copies of the latest edition available to check out at coffee hour. If you are interested in a free home subscription:
Community Activities @ St. David’s
For more information on any of these activities or to inquire on using space at St. David’s, please contact our Facilities Co-ordinator, Roseann Felsbourg, at 905-854-0245 or by e-mail at email@example.com
Monday mornings in the lower hall; 10 – 11 a.m.
Tuesday and Thursday mornings in the lower hall; 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Meet in the lower hall Tuesday; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Friday morning in the lower hall; 10-11 a.m.
St. David’s is having a Social/Art gathering every Thurs. from 10-3 pm. Come on out and enjoy some fellowship and get those unfinished projects done. See the events listing for more details and contact information.
Social Group Drop In
Thursdays from 10 am – 3 pm;
Come join us for a social time/finish those unfinished projects or just meet new friends. For more information contact Roseann Felsbourg at 289-208-3723
About St. David’s
Our Church office can be reached by phone (905-854-9800) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Reverend Drew Jacques can be reached through the Church Office at 905-854-9800 or by e-mail at email@example.com
Rev. James Knott (Interim Moderator), Brad Boehmer (Clerk), Deb Drijber, Sarita Purdy, Noreen Hurren, John Purdy (Presbytery Elder) and George Farrow (Assessor Elder).
Board of Managers
Mary Lou Lavelle (Chair), Dan Ferguson (Vice Chair), Jon Felsbourg (Secretary), John Fowler, Jason Garrett, Corinne Colling, Sarita Purdy (Treasurer).
Our Interim Moderator
Reverend James Knott is available for calls and concerns. He can be reached by e-mail at jap.knott@sympatico or by phone: 519-833-2902
Pastoral Care Team
If you have a Pastoral Care need please contact Ruth Boers at 905-854-995 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For prayer requests, please contact any of the Prayer Chain members below. All requests are confidential.
- Shirley Chester (905-876-8238 / email@example.com)
- Roseann Felsbourg (905-854-0245 / firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Norma Smith (905-54-2156 / email@example.com)
- Ruth Boers (905-854-9959 / firstname.lastname@example.org)
A St. David’s welcome
You can expect two things when you come to St. Davids:
- a warm, friendly greeting
- a strong sense of who we are (see previous point)
Weddings? Family Gatherings? Do you need to rent a beautiful space in the Village for a family or neighbourhood event? You can do so by calling 289-208-3723. Our rooms are available. The Sanctuary has excellent acoustics and is bright and beautiful. We can arrange for music, audio-visuals, etc. We have a full kitchen, a large dining area, and several meeting rooms for groups. Click here to see the big room.