An affirming church serving the community

Welcome – St. Paul’s United Church has opened its doors for over 165 years to those looking for open-minded exploration of spirituality and issues that matter to them.  Worship Service is at 10:20 on Sunday at St. Paul’s on Main Street.

 

The Kids Club has begun!

The Kids Club represented St. Paul’s at the Remembrance Day Service and placed a wreath

The Bells of Peace

The Bells of Peace rang out 100 times at St. Paul's, Warkworth at the setting of the sun on November 11, 2018

Posted by St. Paul's United Church Warkworth on Monday, November 12, 2018

PAUL’S OFFICIAL BOARD NEEDS YOU!

As we near the end of our end of fiscal year, at the AGM in February, the Nominations Committee, comprised of heads of Session, Stewards/Trustees, Ministry & Personnel & Chair of the Board are looking for individuals who are prepared to commit to 2 years of volunteer work and bringing their voice and energy to the good governance of our church family.

Perhaps you would consider working on a committee or wish to suggest someone who would.  Or we may tap you on the shoulder and ask for your help.

Here are the committees you can join and a brief summary of their work.

Session – co-chairs 

Elaine Mann & Juliet Sturney

  • In tandem with the minister, see to everything that pertains to Sunday worship & pastoral care

Stewards & Trustees – co-chairs Bob Rowe & Bryce Allen

  • Responsible for finances and proper operation of physical infrastructure

Ministry & Personnel – chair Elizabeth Héon 

  • Support staff & relationships between congregation & staff

Official Board

All the members of these committees are members of the Official Board which currently meets quarterly.   While Stewards/Trustees meet six times a year, Session monthly and Ministry & Personnel on an as needed basis.

Our chair Dean Peters retires at the end of this fiscal year.  Reverend King will serve as Acting Chair.

Other church groups that could use your contribution:

  • The Abundance project  (see David Lyon)

  • United Church Women  (see Barb Trotter)

  • Our choir  (see Kathy or Stephen Rapos)

  • The Affirm committee (see Jeanette Cournoyer)

  • Kid’s Club (see Johanna Allen or Micaela Quibell)

Please contact Reverend King or any of the individuals listed here to express your interest or have any questions answered.

WHO CAN JOIN?

Anyone who:

  • has a desire to see St. Paul’s Warkworth grow in its service to congregation and community, big and small

  • is ready to express their point of view and participate in decision making

  • is committed to our mission, vision and values

View our Mission, Vision and Values below

Mission

It is our mission to find and follow Jesus active in creation, through identifying and serving the needs of the community, the world and the congregation.

Vision

St Paul’s vision is of a world where God’s love is lived in all creation.

Values

include and affirm every person

include and affirm every person no matter what their age, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, financial resources, physical or mental ability.

 

worship with joy
worship with joy to deepen our relationship with God and Jesus and learn more about them.
build our connections with others
build our connections with others at St Paul’s, and respond to God’s invitation to love and support them.
seek partnerships beyond St Paul’s
seek partnerships beyond St Paul’s to ally ourselves and our congregation with God’s love active in Warkworth and beyond.
act responsibly in sharing and utilizing our resources
act responsibly in sharing and utilizing our physical resources, our talents and energy to strengthen God’s work.