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OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Cowan Heights United Church is an open, cooperative and inclusive community of faith and friendship. We are committed to a ministry that respects creation; provides examples of the presence and love of God and the ministry of Jesus Christ; reaches out in justice, love, friendship, and prayer within and for the Body of Christ here and around the world. "That all may be one" we are called together to continue our journey of spiritual enrichment and fulfillment.
WELCOMECowan Heights United Church is located at 141 Frecker Drive in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. St. John's is North America's oldest city, and Cowan Heights United is the newest United Church in the city.
As a congregation of Christian friends, we invite others to join with us for public worship each Sunday morning at 11:00 AM. During the worship service we offer a supervised nursery and Sunday school classes. There is also a youth group. Our church is wheel chair accessible. There is a family atmosphere in this congregation and people of all ages enjoy being together and supporting one another as we live out our faith. As Jesus reached out to everyone with God's love, we do not exclude anyone from the circle of belonging.
The United Church of Canada came together in 1925 as an amalgamation of Methodists, Presbyterians, and Congregationalists, but now it includes people with every kind of religious background. We are an inclusive church that makes room for a wide variety of beliefs and opinions. We all believe that God loves us and we want to respond by loving God and by loving our neighbors.
As a community of God's people we welcome new members. To learn more about our church and its program please follow the links on this website.
UCW Afternoon Tea: Will be held October 22nd beginning with the Craft & Bake Sale and refreshments being served at 2:30. Tickets are $7.50. We do need the help and support of our congregation with donations for the Craft & Bake with items such as pickles, jams, cakes, cookies, pies, bottled preserves, breads, knitted and sewn as well as craft items. We are also looking for items for “Grab bags. Your continued support is appreciated.
Men’s Club: Thanks to donations from members of the Congregation, the Men's Club has purchased 25 new tables for the Auditorium. The tables were delivered in August. The Club is now looking to sell a number of the old 8-foot wooden tables. Anybody interested in purchasing one or more of these tables can contact Wayne Hillyard (745-5100) or Ken Powell (364-8553).
UCW Outreach Ministry: Our UCW is calling on all our knitters to begin an exciting new project that will provide prayer shawls and comfort quilts to members of our congregation and in the community. Donations of wool would be greatly appreciated, and if you are a knitter or know a knitter you are invited to use the wool and patterns in the basket at the back of the sanctuary.
The Book of Job Bible Study CHUC: One of the programs Rebecca Pike would like to run as the student is a bible study on The Book of Job starting in November. Below are the times being considered. Please provide feedback on times that work best for people so that she can create a schedule. Monday at 7 PM or 8 PM; Tuesdays at 10 AM or 1 PM; Wednesdays at 11 AM or 2 PM. Rebecca can be reached by phone (764-3740), email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or in person!
CHUC Musical Evening: Featuring Sweet Forget-Me-Not, Kilmainham, Musical Friends and our very own Luke Tremblett. Sunday November 6th at 7:00 pm. Tickets available at the door or during office hours. Admission: $10
United Church of Canada Remits: For information pertaining to the Remits please to to GC42.ca remits. You will find the Remit information and study guides. Pastoral Charges are required to vote on Remits 1-4 and 6 through their governing body and Districts/Presbyeries vote on Remits 5, 7 & 8. (You will also find webinar videos on 3 remits). We do have one copy of this information available if anyone would like to borrow it. If you have any comments or questions please pass them on to the office, Rev. Denine or a member of our Board of Management.