"I am the vine; you are the branches." — John 15:5

St. Helen’s Covid-19 Response – September – November 2020

A Service for the First Sunday of Advent – Nov 29, 2020

St. Helen’s Anglican Church community invites you to join with us for a service celebrating the First Sunday of Advent. The choir provides an offering of the song “Lord of All Hopefulness”.

A Service for the Reign of Christ – Nov 22, 2020

St. Helen’s Anglican Church community invites you to join with us for a service celebrating the Reign of Christ. Emmaus provides an offering of the song “In the Beauty of Holiness” by Robin Mark and the choir provides and offering of the song “More Than We Can Ask or Imagine” by Gordon Light, and Melody Gordon Light.

A Service for the 24th Sunday of Pentecost – Nov 15, 2020

St. Helen’s Anglican Church community invites you to join with us for a service for the 24th Sunday of Pentecost. Kim and Derek provide an offering of the song “I Am Persuaded” by Robin Mark.

A Service for Remembrance Sunday – Nov 8, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey provide a service for Remembrance Sunday. The choir provides an offering of the song “We Lay Our Broken World” by Anna Briggs and Kenneth George Findlay, and the song “Praise the One Who Breaks the Darkness”, lyrics by Rusty Edwards, music from A Repository of Sacred Music: Part Second, Harrisburg 1813

A Service for All Saints – Nov 1, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey provide a service for All Saints Day. The choir provides an offering of the song “Abide in the Vine” by Matthew Walton. Used by special permission from the author.

A Service for the Twenty-first Sunday of Pentecost – Oct 25, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey provide a service for the Twenty-first Sunday of Pentecost. Emmaus provides an offering of the song “Jesus” by Chris Tomlin and Ed Cash.

A Service for the Twentieth Sunday of Pentecost – Oct 18, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey provide a service for the Twentieth Sunday of Pentecost. Emmaus provides an offering of the song “Purify My Heart (Refiner’s Fire)” by Brian Doerksen.

A Service for Thanksgiving – Oct 11, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey provide a service for Thanksgiving. The choir provides an offering of the song “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come” by Henry Alford and George Job Elvey.

Notice

In light of the Covid 19 second wave now upon us, St. Helen’s will offer only virtual worship services until November.  The church will remain closed, except for essential ministries.  Please send us an e-mail or leave a message on the answering machine is you wish to receive a pastoral call or prayer support.  Stay safe!  

Thanksgiving Colouring Page

For children of all ages. Please click the image and print your own copy of this Thanksgiving colouring page.

A Service for the Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost – October 4, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey provide a service for the Eighteenth Sunday of Pentecost. Emmaus provides an offering of the song “Your Name” by Paul Baloche and Glen Packlam.

A Service for the Seventeenth Sunday of Pentecost – September 27, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey provide a service for the Seventeenth Sunday of Pentecost. The choir provides an offering of the song “You Are Salt for the Earth” by Marty Haugen.

A Service for the Sixteenth Sunday of Pentecost – September 20, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey provide a service for the Sixteenth Sunday of Pentecost. Emmaus provides an offering of the song “Endless Hallelujah” by Chris Tomlin, Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman and Tim Wanstall.

Sunday Service Registration Form

Currently, there is a maximum number of individuals that may attend our Sunday services each week. Please use this online registration form to pre-register yourself and anyone else who will be attending with you. We would appreciate it if you could register before noon on the Thursday of each week. The link to the registration form will remain in the right-hand portion of the website. Once registered, you will be contacted prior to the service to confirm your registration. If you have submitted your request and do not receive confirmation of your status for Sunday, you have been placed on a ‘Wait List’ and will be contacted if there are seats available.

A Service for St. Helen’s Day – September 13, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey lead the Sunday morning service for St. Helen’s Day 2020. The choir provides an offering of the song “Abide in the Vine” written by Matty Walton and used with special permission.

Download The Vine

In order to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19, a printed copy of St. Helen’s monthly newsletter, The Vine, will not be handed out at the services. A link to download a PDF version of The Vine has been added to the right-hand portion of the website, under the heading The Vine. Please download your copy to read and/or print. If you are unable to open the PDF, you can download the PDF Reader here.

A Service for the Fourteenth Sunday of Pentecost – September 6, 2020

The Ven. Susan Churchill-Lackey and the Rev. Canon Peter Lackey provide a service for the Thirteenth Sunday of Pentecost. Emmaus provides an offering of the song “My Lighthouse” originally by Rend Collective.

September 2020 To St. Helen’s Parishioners:

Our liturgy on Sunday, September 6 will be an online service. We are now, however, positioning ourselves for partial reopening with our first in-person worship to take place at 10 AM on Sunday, September 13, St. Helen’s Day.   This service will also be recorded and available later in the day on our website.

Please note that all plans are tentative and subject to change.  

Important Details:

  • You will need to pre-register for Sunday, September 13 by calling the church at 613-824-2010 by Thursday, September 10 at noon (to a maximum of 45 people). Please leave your name, the number of people  attending and your telephone number. The church message machine will note when we have reached our capacity.  After September 13 an online registration system will also be in place, accessed through the website.
  • Before entering the building you will be screened, that is reminded that if you have travelled outside Canada, been in contact with anyone who is ill, or you are feeling ill, in any way, to please do not come in.
  • Every person will use hand sanitizer, maintain physical distancing and wear a mask at all times. 
  • You will be asked for your name and telephone number for contact tracing purposes and then be seated within your ‘bubble’ ie a couple together, a family of four etc.  You will not be able to ‘visit’ with other parishioners, either before or after church on church property. 

We hope to see you in the weeks to come!