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Mission Evening with David Pandy-Szekeres – St. Paul’s Kemptville

Join St. Paul’s in Kemptville, Ontario on Saturday June 9th for a mission evening with David Pandy-Szekeres. David is one of our missionaries who has been working with the Reformed Church of Sub-Carpathian Ukraine. Pot luck dinner at 5:30 with presentation at 7:00 p.m. If you are planning on attending the pot luck, please let Donna McIlveen know by June 5th. Email: or call 613-657-3803.

Furnishings available to those who are interested.

There are extra furnishings being stored in the basement that we could make available to the congregation and community. The Trustees are aware and have approved of disposal.

a) 120 stacking chairs
b) Three full pews and 3 half pews
c) Ten small kids tables and metal chairs are available
d) One coffee table

If you are interested in any of the above items or know of anyone who can make use of them please contact Tom Clapp at 613-774-3565.

St. Paul’s Calendar of Events for 2018

St Paul’s Presbyterian Church 2018


June 3, 2018 – Anniversary Service St Paul’s Guest Rev Ian Johnston 10 am

June 3-6, 2018 – General Assembly, Waterloo

June 4, 2018 – Ladies Aid 7 pm

June 17, 2018 – Anniversary Service at Morewood 11 am. Everyone is invited to celebrate with Morewood congregation on Junday, June 17. Guest Speaker will be the Rev. Marianne Emig-Carr. A Pot Luck lunch will follow at the RA centre in Morewood. – St Paul’s in Winchester will not have a service that day.

July 1, 2018 – Canada Day

Month of August 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 – St Paul’s Closed for Month of August

August 11, 2018 – Kelli Trottier Concert at St Paul’s 7 pm

September 3, 2018 – Ladies Aid 7 pm

September 23, 2018 – Anniversary Service St Andrew’s Chesterville 11 am – St Paul’s closed

October 1, 2018 -St Paul’s Ladies Aid 7 pm

October 7, 2018 – World Communion Day at St Paul’s – Thanksgiving Sunday

October 16, 2018 – World Food Day

October 14, 2018 – Presbyterian Sharing Sunday at St Paul’s 10 am

November 4, 2018 -Day Light Saving Time Ends

November 5, 2018 – Ladies Aid 7 pm

November 11, 2018 – Joint Remembrance Day Service at St Paul’s 9:30 am

November 25, 2018 – St Andrew’s Day Service at St Paul’s 10:00 am

December 2, 2018 – 1st Sunday of Advent – Hope – Communion at St Paul’s 10:00 am

December 3, 2018 – Ladies Aid Potluck and Christmas Worship Service 6 pm

December 8, 2018 – Winchester Fire Station Christmas Concert TBA

December 9, 2018 – 2nd Sunday of Advent – Peace

December 16, 2018 – St Paul’s Family Christmas Service and Potluck Lunch – 3rd Sunday of Advent -Joy

December 23, 2018 – 4th Sunday of Advent — Love

December 24, 2018 – Christmas Eve Service St Paul’s 7:00 pm

January 1, 2019 – Happy New Year

Photo – Tartens – Robbie Burns Day – January 21, 2018

“On Sunday, January 21, 2018 St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Winchester hosted a special celebration to commemorate Robbie Burns Day. The service was followed by a traditional luncheon which included Haggis – a special Scottish dish. Special guests, Piper Jack Yourt led the processional and Jim Duck performed the address and led the toast to the Haggis.

Many were proud to wear their Tartans to the Celebration!

Back Row: Janet Clapp, Wayne Burns, Jorris Zubatuk, Rev. Bruce Kemp, Addresser of the Haggis-Jim Duck, Piper-Jack Yourt, Tom Douglas, Phyllis MacMaster, Allan Fraser, Tom Clapp
Front Row: Ann Langabeer, Phyllis Workman, Ruth Pollock, Lilas Lancaster, Ruth Fraser-Douglas, Carol Zubatuk

From left to right:

Presenting the Haggis – Tommy Douglas, Piper-Jack Yourt, Reverend Bruce Kemp, Jim Duck performed the address and Toast to the Haggis, Sword Bearer – Allan Fraser

Daily Bread

The Session would like to thank Donna Wilson for her faithfulness in ordering and distributing the devotional booklet “Our Daily Bread” for so many years.

Starting in January of 2018 Donna will no longer be the lead for this initiative. If people wish to continue receiving the devotional you are encouraged to order it for yourself by using the form included in your present copy. You can also visit their website at and get a digital copy. Thanks again, Donna, for your faithful service.