News and Events
There was a Congregational meeting following the Sunday service on January 13th. The sole agenda item will be to consider the Session recommendation to offer a half time stated supply position to Reverend Drew Jacques. The Congregation approved the motion unanimously! We have a new Minister – come and meet him!
Family Day Pancake Breakfast
Come out Saturday February 16 from 8 – 11 am for pancakes, sausages and real maple syrup. Please bring your friends and neighbours to this community social event. Please see Sarita Purdy if you are able to help with this event.
Sunday February 17th
There will be a Service of Recognition at 3 pm on February 17th. This is a service to recognize Reverend Jacques service here at St. Davids. Because of the special afternoon service, there will be no regular 10 am service. Everyone is encouraged to attend the afternoon Service with coffee time following.
Celebration Sunday at St. David’s
Sunday January 13th was a Celebration Sunday for many reasons. Long time Member, Corrien Sytsma, celebrated her 95th birthday with cake.
We burned our mortgage – St. David’s is now debt free!
And we have a new Minister!
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.
Church Cleaning Day
The Board of Managers needs your help! An early spring cleaning of the Church is needed. Set aside some time on Saturday February 9th to lend a hand. A list of jobs, big and small, has been created –sign up sheets are out – see MaryLou Lavelle for more information.
The Annual Meeting of the Congregation will be held on Sunday March 3rd. In preparation for the printed Annual Report, please have all committee reports submitted to the office by February 18th.
Come on out to play Euchre. Every 2nd Wednesday beginning at 1 pm in the Church hall. All are invited – bring a friend!
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)
Rev. Drew Jacques
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
Corinne Colling (Chair), Mary Lou Lavelle (Vice-Chair), Shirley Chester (Secretary), Sheila Hishelwood, John Purdy, John Fowler, Dan Ferguson, Jason Garrett, 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
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.