Worship in 2019

Chalmers United Church and Sydenham Street United Church enter a new era, worshipping together each week.

We began worshipping together on January 7th, 2017, alternating between our two sanctuaries on a monthly basis.  The schedule is posted in the weekly bulletins, and on our church entry doorways.  Chalmers Council of Elders and the Sydenham Street Executive approved this and other recommendations proposed by the Joint Worship Committee.  These included the continued participation of lay persons in worship, a single roster with representatives from both congregations serving as greeters, scripture readers, collection takers and other roles at each location, and the establishment of a new Joint Worship Committee, with a minimum of four representatives from each congregation and ex-officio members, the Minister of Worship, Sacrament and Pastoral Care and the Minister of Music.

Ministry of Word, Sacrament and Pastoral Care

The congregations of Chalmers and Sydenham Street Churches wish to welcome the Rev. Barry King as our Intentional Interim Minister

Reverend Barry King received his Master’s in Divinity from Queen’s University in 1985 and accepted his first charge later that same year in Bonnyville, Alberta. His Ministry work has taken him to various parts of the country with much of it being in the greater Toronto area. Reverend King has had extensive training in Mediation & Arbitration and in Conflict Resolution. More importantly, he has a Certificate in Interim Ministry and has a wealth of experience in this area, including 2½ years as the Interim Minister at Sydenham St United Church, during a particularly difficult time of transition – from January 2000 to June 2002. His strengths include: leadership development, visionary work and the ability to help congregations discern their ministry. In 2014, Rev. King was chosen by General Council – Division of Mission along with 17 other UCC ministry personnel from across Canada to be involved in a 2-year program on developing new models of ministry in faith communities.

When asked what he would like us to say as an introduction of him, he provided the following:

“I was born and raised in the city of Kingston, as was my wife Linda. Enthusiasm and excitement embrace me as I prepare myself to begin this new spiritual journey in Intentional Interim Ministry with the Chalmers and Sydenham Street faith communities.

 Before entering ministry, I spent time in the business world in different vocations. During my time in ministry I have been fortunate to live in a variety of places in Canada and experience the great multi-cultural diversity we share as a country.

 A couple of my passions in ministry are in the areas of social justice, Habitat for Humanity, multi-faith dialogue and contemplative spirituality.

 I consider myself to be an evolutionary mystic who is passionate about “living the questions”. Always wondering how as a faith community we can use the sacred texts, tradition and experience to lead people into new places with the Holy One, with life, with themselves.

 I look forward in joining you on this new spiritual journey as we wrestle with what it might mean for us to be the church, in new and relevant ways in the 21st century. – Shalom”

Rev. Drew Strickland, Chalmers’ Presbytery-appointed minister of Word, Sacrament and Pastoral Care concluded his time in 2017 and we wish him all the best in the future.

Live Stream

When worship takes place at Chalmers United, on alternate months, there is livestreaming of the service.

There is no live broadcast at the moment, please visit our YouTube channel to see the latest broadcasts.

Otherwise, sermons can be listened to the following week, under the tab, Weekly Worship and Chalmers’ LiveStream Link.

Weekly Bulletin

2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday Nov. 10, 2019

BULLETIN INSERT – Nov. 10, 2019 – Congregational

BULLETIN INSERT – Nov. 17, 2019 – Salil Subedi Sound Experience

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday Nov. 3, 2019

BULLETIN INSERT – Nov 3, 2019 – Congregational

BULLETIN INSERT – Nov 3 2019 – Stewardship #2

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday October 20, 2019

BULLETIN INSERT – October 20, 2019 – SSUC Celebration Affirming Minute – Rev. E.M.

BOOK DISPLAY TODAY – following service

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday October 13, 2019

BULLETIN INSERT – October 13, 2019 – Hilliker Preaching Lectureship and Book Display on Oct. 20

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday October 6, 2019

BULLETIN INSERT – October 6, 2019 – Hilliker Preaching Lectureship and Book Display on Oct. 20

BULLETIN INSERT – October 6 – Outreach Ministry for Helen Tufts Children’s Program

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 29, 2019

BULLETIN INSERT – September 29, 2019 – Hilliker Preaching Lectureship and Book Display on Oct. 20

BULLETIN INSERT – September 29, 2019 – Song at SSUC

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 22, 2019

BULLETIN INSERT – September 22, 2019 – Hilliker Preaching Lectureship

BULLETIN INSERT – September 22, 2019 – Book Display on Oct 20

BULLETIN INSERT – September 22, 2019 – Song at SSUC

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 15, 2019

BULLETIN INSERT – September 15, 2019 – Hilliker Preaching Lectureship

BULLETIN INSERT – September 15, 2019 – Book Display on Oct 20

BULLETIN INSERT – September 15, 2019 – SSUC Small Group Sign up

BULLETIN INSERT – September 15, 2019 – Song

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 8, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 1, 2019

BULLETIN INSERT – September 1, 2019 – Affirming – Linda Hutchinson

BULLETIN INSERT – September 1, 2019 – Affirming – Madeline Morris

BULLETIN INSERT – August 25 2019 – Baptisms

BULLETIN INSERT – August 25, 2019 – Affirming – Linda Hutchinson

BULLETIN INSERT – August 18, 2019 – Affirming – Barb Landon

SERMON for August 11, 2019 – Monika Holzschuh and Deborah Elliott

SERMON – August 4, 2019 – Ian Malcolm

Read the BULLETIN for August 2019

Read the BULLETIN for July 14, 21 and 28, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday July 7 2019 and INSERT – Baptismal

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday June 30, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday June 23, 2019 and INSERT

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday June 16, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday June 9, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday June 2, 2019 and INSERT 1 – Celebration Minute and INSERT 2 – SSUC Fundraiser June 3

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday May 26, 2019 and INSERT 1 – CUC Concert 5o years KYO/KYS and INSERT 2 – SSUC Fundraiser June 3 and INSERT 3 – RE-Imagining Places of Faith

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday May 19, 2019 and INSERT 1 – Re-Imagining Places of Faith and INSERT 2 – SSUC Fundraiser June 3 and INSERT 3 – SSUC Celebration Minutes and INSERT 4 – Ground Breaking Ceremony at SSUC

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday May 12 2019 and INSERT 1 – Re-Imaging Places of Faith and INSERT 2 – CFB SSUC Concert

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday May 5, 2019 and INSERT 1 – Re-Imagining Places of Faith and INSERT 2 – Update from IFRP and INSERT 3 – Spirit Bear’s Tea Invite and INSERT 4 – Kingston Choral Society

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday April 28, 2019 and INSERT – Spirit Bear

Read this week’s BULLETINS Good Friday and Easter Sunday April 21, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Palm Sunday April 14, 2019 and INSERT – Tea

Read this Week’s BULLETIN Sunday April 7, 2019 and INSERT

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday March 31 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday March 24, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday March 17, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday March 10, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday March 3, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday February 24, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday February 17, 2019 and Insert – ICRP

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday February 10, 2019 and Insert – ICRP

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday February 3, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday January 27, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday January 20, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday January 13, 2019

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday January 6, 2019 and Insert (Star Campaign)

2018

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday December 30, 2018

Read Christmas 7:30 pm Service at Sydenham St United BULLETIN Monday December 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

Read Christmas Eve 4 pm Family Service at Chalmers United BULLETIN Monday December 24, 2018 at 4pm

Read next week’s BULLETIN Sunday December 23, 2018 and Insert (Star campaign)

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday December 16, 2018 and Insert (Star Gifts)

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday December 9, 2018 and Insert 1 (Events) and Insert 2 (Star Campaign) and Insert 3 (Star Gifts) and Insert 4 (Mystery DInners)

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday December 2, 2018 and Announcements and Insert 1 (Events), and Insert 2 (Star Campaign)

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday November 25, 2018 and Announcements and Insert 1 (Events), Insert 2 (JWC) and Insert 3 (Mystery Dinners)

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday November 18, 2018 and Announcements

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday November 11, 2018 and Announcements

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday November 4 2018   and Announcements

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday October 28, 2018

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday October 21, 2018

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday October 14, 2018

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday October 7, 2018

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 30, 2018

INSERT ONE – Hilliker Preaching Lectureship Weekend and INSERT TWO – Book Sale

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 23, 2018

INSERT ONE – Hilliker Preaching Lectureship weekend and INSERT TWO – Book Sale

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 16, 2018

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 9, 2018

Sermon Kate Johnson, Queen’s University, Inter-Faith Chaplain September 9, 2018

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday September 2, 2018

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday August 26, 2018  with INSERT

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday August 19, 2018 with INSERT

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday August 12, 2018

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday August 5 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 29, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 22, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 15 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 8, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 1, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday June 24, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday June 17, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday June 10, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday June 3, 2018

Sermon Rev. Dr. C Wayne Hilliker June 3, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday May 27, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday May 20, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday May 13, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday May 6, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin and Announcements for Sunday April 29 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday April 22, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday April 15 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday April 8, 2018

Sermon Rev. Brian Yealland – not available

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday April 1 2018

Sermon Rev. Norm Esdon

Read this  week’s Bulletin Sunday March 25, 2018

Sermon Ruth Wood DLM-R – not available

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday March 18, 2018

Sermon Sister Pauline Lally March 18, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday March 11, 2018

Sermon Dr. Deborah Elliott – not available

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday March 4, 2018

Sermon Rev. Caroline Giesbrecht March 4, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday February 25, 2018

Sermon Rev Brian Yealland – not available

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday February 18, 2018

Sermon Rev Dr Stan Lucyk – not available

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday February 11, 2018

Sermon Ian Malcolm February 11, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday February 4, 2018

Sermon Bruce Hutchinson February 4, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday January 28, 2018

Sermon Rev Norm Esdon  January 28, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday January 21, 2018

Bulletin Insert Jan 21, 2108

Sermon Katie Henderson January 21, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday January 14, 2018

Sermon Rev Dr. Wayne C. Hilliker Sunday Jan 14, 2018

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday January 7, 2018

Sermon Ruth Wilson Sunday Jan 7 2018

2017

Read the bulletin for Sunday December 31, 2017

Read the Christmas Eve Bulletins Sunday December 24, 2017 at 10:30 am and 4 pm

Read the Joint Worship Committee Report and this week’s Bulletin Sunday December 17, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday Dec. 10, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday Dec 3, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin November 26, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin November 19, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin November 12, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin November 5, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin October 29, 2017 and Sydenham Street’s Announcements

Hilliker Preaching Lectureship Oct. 28 and 29 –  Poster and Brochure 

Read this week’s Bulletin October 22, 2017

Sunday October 15, 2017 service held at Sydenham Street United Church

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday October 8, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday October 1, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday September 24 ,2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday September 17, 2017

and JNAC

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday September 10, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 30, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 23, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 16, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 9, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday July 2, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday June 25, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday June 18, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday June 11, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday June 4, 2017

Read this week’s Bulletin Sunday May 28, 2017

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday May 21, 2017

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday May 14, 2017

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday May 7, 2017

Read this week’s BULLETIN Sunday April 30, 2017

Read this week’s  BULLETIN Sunday April 23, 2017 – Second Sunday of Easter

Read this week’s BULLETIN Easter Sunday April 16, 2017

Read this week’s BULLETIN Palm Sunday April 9 2017