News and Notices . . .
Lenten Study Group
A weekly gathering on Mondays, 10 to 11:30am, beginning March 11, 2019
How do the words of the prophets of the past inform our faith and our actions as a church? This year's study book (produced by the United Church of Canada) is titled "Skeptics" and costs $20 (less as an e-book). Pre-registration by Feb 10 to order a book is important.
Crossroads Wellness Program
- Seniors' Fitness - 8:15 - 9:00am
- Zumba - 9:30 - 10:15am
- Information sessions - 9:30 - 10:30am (see below)
- Balance/Falls Prevention - 11:00-11:45am
- Seniors' Fitness - 9:15 - 10:15am
Information session topics (Wed @9:30am):
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Mar 13 - Understanding dementia
Mar 20 - Peer support -its role in mental health and addictions
Mar 27 - Open discussion on wellness topics with Eleanor Belfry-Lyttle
Everyone is welcome - come and see! (click photo for more info)
Bread of Life - can you help?
This is a group of helpers from Crossroads that serves dinner (organized by the Salvation Army) the last Monday of each month to those in need.
Can you volunteer? Contact the church office or sign up after church.
What's been happening at Crossroads?
Anniversary Sunday - Jan 27, 2019
Guest Preacher: Rev. Wanda Stride
click to hear Rev. Stride's introductory message
click to hear Rev. Stride's sermon
click to hear Rev. Stride's song, "Do We Dare?"
New Sounds in Worship
Come join us as we make our 10:30am Sunday worship accessible to all ages with an approachable contemporary style. Our alternative music ensemble features Tyson Sullivan on acoustic guitar joined by woodwinds, and keyboard.
Look for their next appearance in February, 2019
If you're an instrumentalist, why not consider joining our group?
Contact Allan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Advent 2018 Newsletter now available here
Click here to view our Advent 2018 newsletter.
An Open Letter to Premier Doug Ford
This letter, dated July 10, 2018, expresses some of the concerns of United Church faith communities in Ontario in response to some of the stated objectives of the recently elected government. Please click here for more information.
Grow your faith!
Would you like to enhance your faith journey?
Why not try the
Crossroads Bible Study group
(Tuesdays at 10:30am)
for a friendly, relaxed atmosphere that gives the chance for you to grow in your faith.
Music Notes Click the speaker icon to hear the recording!
Music featured on Sun Jan. 7, 2018
"On the Wings of a Dove" (Mariana Buchanan, vocal & guitar; Glenn Foster, banjo)
Music featured on Sun Dec. 10, 2017
"Came He Not in Fire" (chimes and choir)
"Longing for the Light, We Wait in Darkness" (Bernadette Farrell, ©1993)
with flute soloist Susan Lew
"One Light, One Sun" (Raffi, ©1985)
"Star of Heaven, Child of God" (Diane Hannibal, ©2014)
"Light of Peace" (Joel Raney, ©2007)
Two Sonatas by Corelli played by the Dolce Trio
(Susan Lew, flute; Josh Lewis, violin; Frank Lewis, piano)
Hand chimes featured in worship at Crossroads
Sunday, March 6, 2016 - "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence"
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - "Simple Gifts"
Crossroads is a partner in the West Kingston Refugee Partnership (WKRP). Our church is working with the Islamic Centre of Kingston and Edith Rankin, St. Andrew's-by-the-lake, Cataraqui, and Cooke's-Portsmouth United Churches to help bring at least two refugee families to Kingston and to raise funds and provide support as they establish themselves in our community. The first refugee family has now arrived in Kingston in early 2016
Click here for more news on this project.
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hearing assistance available
Youth Worship classes and
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New worship songs from Crossroads
View and listen to original hymns/songs and lyrics heard from time to time in our worship
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Final Report of the Visioning Group
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photo tour of the church
About the season: Lent
When: Lent consists of the forty days (plus 6 Sundays) before Easter (Apr. 21 in 2019). It begins on Ash Wednesday (Mar. 6 in 2019)
Meaning: "Lent" originally simply meant "Spring", when the days lengthen.
Event: a period of penitance (seeking forgiveness), and in remembrance of Christ's sacrifice.
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click here to find out more about green initiatives at Crossroads, including our 10kW solar array as we live out our commitment to "Live with respect in Creation"