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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.
CHUC Male Choir: Seeking new members. No audition required. The response of the start-up of the choir has been excellent. If you require additional information please contact Ruth Patten at 364-7425 or Frank Fry at 747-1930.
Bridges to Hope: On Sunday February 7, Heather Elliott, Program Director for Bridges to Hope will be joining us. The Outreach Committee will be presenting her with a cheque for funds raised from donations to the Tree of Light and Life. As this is also Food Bank Sunday, Donations of food items can be placed in front of the church.
Shrove Tuesday February 9th: CHUC will hold a Pancake Supper at 6:00pm. Tickets available at the office. Adults $7 and Children $5.
UCW: Regular monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday February 17th at 6:30pm. This will be a Pot Luck Supper gathering. Please bring your own dishes, cutlery and mug. All women of the congregation are invited.
Menís Club: is holding a Moose/Beef Stew Supper on February 20th, .followed by local entertainment. Tickets $15, please contact members of the Menís Club for tickets.
Annual Reports/AGM: Itís that time again to reflect on the year past and to consider our year in review reports for 2015. The AGM is scheduled for February 21st following worship.
2016 Board of Management: Your BOM has 4 vacancies that need to be filled. We are seeking expressions of interest from our congregation for nomination at our AGM. For further information please contact Harry Rowe or Rev. Denine, or for a copy of the constitution please contact Elizabeth at 745-8271.
On Sunday, April 10, 2016, Cowan Heights United Church will celebrate its thirty fifth anniversary of being constituted as a Pastoral Charge of the United Church of Canada. There will be a special church service at 3 pm in the sanctuary (no morning service) and a dinner at 5 pm in the Reverend Bonnie Kelly Auditorium. Tickets for the dinner will be $20.00 and will be available at the office in early February.
A Donation of $400 has been received for the life, work and ministry of Cowan Heights United Church from the Walking Group.
Memorial Hymn Sing: will be held on Sunday March 6th at our 11am service. Information on the theme, hymns and pledges will be available later this week.
World Day Of Prayer: service will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at George street United Church, 7 pm.