Are you looking for a traditional, but informal, inspirational worship experience? Then come check out worship at Sharon-Hope United Church. Services are held each Sunday at 10:00 a.m., and all are welcome!
Upon entering our building, you will receive a warm greeting, and a handout that outlines the service. This will allow you to follow along easily, and participate as you wish. Rev. Leslie Sedore’s outgoing personality comes shining through as she leads us in prayers, scripture and her weekly message. She has a creative soul, and often uses props and drama as a tool to strengthen her message. Our beautiful sanctuary is filled with smiles and laughter…..and the occasional tears. Music is important to us, and we have an enthusiastic choir that leads the congregation in singing both new and old favourite hymns. There are activities for children, but we welcome and are comfortable with their presence during services.
Special events, such as our Holy Humor service which features congregational clowns and lots of joking around, and our Blessing of the Animal service with its menagerie of special guests, are held throughout the year. Christmas, Easter and other significant dates in the Christian calendar are marked with a variety of services and events including our choir Cantatas which are a real highlight. On the Sundays we celebrate Communion, all are welcome to participate; gluten free bread and grape juice are used.
The worship service ends about 11:00 a.m. at which time everyone makes their way down the hall to our bright and spacious multi-purpose room, Harmony Hall. Here we enjoy refreshments and friendly conversation.
The building is air conditioned, and has a curb-free parking lot, and an accessible entrance at the side door. Our Order of Service is available in large print, as are our hymn books and pew bibles. The sound system has been recently updated, however, we also have hearing assist devices available.
If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 905–478-2231. We look forward to meeting you soon!
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