St. Paul’s Calendar of Events for 2018

St Paul’s Presbyterian Church 2018


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

September 25, 2018 – St. Paul’s Annual Harvest Supper

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.

Community Kitchen

Welcome to Our Kitchen!

Introducing the Community Kitchen– a new project from Community Food Share. All classes will take place at St Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Winchester from 11 am to 1 pm. Please see schedule below for dates.

The first six classes focus on how to add whole grains to your regular diet and will be led by Shelley Spruit from Against the Grain Farms.

All classes are FREE and are limited to 25 participants. If you plan to attend one of the classes an RSVP is appreciated. To RSVP, please contact Colleen Brock at 613-363-0956 or by email

For more details, visit our web site:

Community Food Share is pleased to offer everyone in our community the opportunity to learn how to cook nutritious, delicious and affordable meals in a fun, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. There is no cost and everyone who is able is encouraged to participate in the meal preparation and, of course, the clean-up!

Through hands-on cooking sessions this is a unique opportunity to learn new food skills, increase awareness of healthy foods and build new friendships by sharing what you have prepared.

Whole Grains on Every Plate

There are many ways to incorporate whole grains into your diet. Join us for six classes focused on whole grains. You will learn which grains are gluten-freeand how to bake, cook and enjoy whole grains for cost-effective and nutritious meals.

Each lesson will explore a new recipe featuring whole grains and whole grain flour. Everyone will participate in preparation and participants will go home with recipes and samples to share.

Wednesday October 25
Breakfast recipes for whole grain bread and porridge.

Tuesday November 14
Lunch menus using whole grains featuring meat replacements, vegan, gluten-free and whole grain salads.

Tuesday November 28
Dinner recipes for side dishes with a twist (no more minute rice!) and recipes for a vegetarian main course.

Wednesday December 13
Soups to make and freeze including ways to save time and $$ plus ideas on how to make the most of a slow cooker.

Wednesday January 10
Snacks and sweets – satisfy your sweet tooth or midday hunger pangs with a whole grain rice snack and learn how to make homemade granola bars, whole wheat crackers and more.

Wednesday January 24
Tastes from around the world including recipes and sampling featuring different countries and different grains.

Charlie’s Kids Club!

Our Church Family is so pleased to have children in Sunday worship. More teachers and helpers are needed to cover two classes. An online Sunday School curriculum has been purchased and teacher can go online to download lessons. A meeting will be arranged in the near future to organize a calendar.

If anyone is interested or has questions please contact Kathy Spruit.

Come and share in the enrichment of children!

Choir Practice every Wednesday from at 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Do you like to sing? Would you like to be involved with a dynamic group that enjoys sharing their musical talents?

St. Paul’s choir practices every Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church 517 Main Street, Winchester. Anyone wishing top join is most welcome!

Everyone Welcome!

A community of faith in Winchester, Ontario