This Is Your Church

Cornerstone Wesleyan Church

Jun 22nd, 2018 | By

At 9am on Sat. June 2, Cornerstone Wesleyan Church saw hundreds and hundreds of people swarm into the parking lot, grab a (free) coffee before browsing the (free) yard sale.  After sending their kids to the (free) epic bouncy castle / assault course, the parents enjoyed a (free) BBQ while listening to (free) live music.
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The Ottawa Mennonite Church

May 11th, 2018 | By

The Ottawa Mennonite Church (OMC) is a congregation of approximately 270 members. It began in 1959, when a number of Mennonite professionals, who had moved to the nation’s capital for work, began meeting together for worship in homes and schools. In the fall of 1960, the group purchased land on Kilborn Avenue, on the outskirts
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Christ Church Cathedral

Apr 13th, 2018 | By

By Garth Hampson In the year 2018, Christ Church Cathedral celebrated 185 years of a continuing journey, building a diverse and vibrant parish that glorifies God and welcomes all people. Its history goes back to the time of Col. John By and the building of the Rideau Canal. The first service was held on July
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Temple Israel congregation celebrating 50th anniversary year

Jul 13th, 2017 | By

By Louise Rachlis Temple Israel is Ottawa’s only Reform Jewish congregation. Reform Judaism, also known as Liberal Judaism or Progressive Judaism, is a major Jewish denomination which emphasizes the evolving nature of the religion. It started in the 1800s in Germany, and experienced significant growth and evolution here in North America. Reform Judaism encourages the
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St. Paul’s United Church in Richmond

May 12th, 2017 | By

By Rev. Carla Van Delen Each week in our worship bulletin you will find these words: “All are welcome here. Regardless of your past, your present or your future, if you are seeking community and desiring to learn and walk the Way of Jesus, you are welcome here. Let us journey together.” St. Paul’s United
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St. Andrew’s United Church

Oct 14th, 2016 | By

By Margie Argue The picturesque village of Pakenham is blessed with many wonderful landmarks.  No doubt the most memorable is  the five-span stone bridge.  However, approaching the village from the south on County Road 29, your eye will be drawn to the impressive St. Andrew’s United Church.  Standing watch at this corner since 1897, St.
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Saint Patrick Basilica – a mission in the heart of the city

Sep 12th, 2016 | By

By Msgr. Kevin Beach, Rector While principally ministering to the Roman Catholic community of Ottawa, Saint Patrick Basilica – affectionately known as Saint Pat’s – has been, for more than 150 years, a haven of peace for all living and working in  Centretown Ottawa.  The Basilica is home to a fully functioning Catholic parish where
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The Bridge – dream becomes reality

Jul 7th, 2016 | By

This month Y@H introduces a new feature. There are hundreds of churches within the Nation’s Capital, and spilling out into the Ottawa and Seaway Valleys, and we believe that each has a story to tell. It may be a story of someone within the church community, a program or service that is unique, or how
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