Kids' Church and Kids on Mission

Our gathering dates for this year will be Saturdays:
   Sept 23   Oct 28   Nov 18   Jan 27   Feb 24   March 24   Apr 28   May 26   June 23

For details about our next date (January 27), please see below.


Kids' Church is a time specifically for preschoolers together with their siblings, parents and grandparents. The children gather on the floor in the sanctuary for a special worship time together. Afterwards, there’s a special craft time and a simple meal together in St. Andrew’s Hall. A time for growth, friendship and learning for children and their families.


For the Older Kids

We've got a program called Kids on Mission for kids in grades 1-6, focusing on reaching out to the community:  stocking food banks, making gifts for kids in hospitals and shelters, and assisting with disaster relief.

You are welcome to bring your preschooler to Kids' Church while your 1-6 grade children join the group for the older kids. All families will enjoy a meal together afterwards.


A Message from Huda

Event Details for January 27, 2018

I am writing to invite you to January Kids’ church and Kids on Mission on Saturday Jan. 27 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.

Please join us in St. Andrew’s Hall at 4:30 for simple craft, then at 5:00 in the sanctuary for worship.  After worship the two groups will join together for a potluck supper 5:30-6:30.

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While older kids will spend time with Lorna to discover their mission for this month, younger kids will focus during worship on the meaning of the season of Epiphany. Together we will discover what it means, and why does the church celebrate it and consider it a very important season of the church’s calendar. We will focus on two biblical stories. For your reading please refer to: the visit of the Magi ( wise men/kings) in Matthew 2:1-12, and the baptism of Jesus in Matthew 3:13-17.

Kids’ church & Kids on mission is a space for kids to worship God, to ask their question, to explore faith, to get to know Jesus, and to listen to God’s call through worship, mission, and fellowship. Please extend the invitation to your friends and neighbours. New families are always welcome.

Please RSVP to me at: hk@standrewsottawa.ca about the number attending from your family and food that you would like to bring to share.

Please extend this invitation to your friends and neighbours. New families are welcome.

Below are a few other announcements that may be of interest to your family. We hope that you can take part.

The Annual Congregational Retreat in Gracefield will take place on Feb. 10-11, 2018. The theme is “A Journey in the Wilderness of the World” with speakers from St. Andrew’s sharing interesting stories about hope in the wilderness. We are excited to have a winter camp where we can explore the Canadian wonderland of Gracefield, take part in outdoor activities like snowshoeing, or skating on the icy pool, as well as enjoying a cozy indoor time of spiritual renewal and Christian fellowship. If you have not been to Gracefield before, give it a try this year and join friends of St. Andrew’s. there will be  three tracks one for adults led by Huda Kandalaft, one for Youth led by Aisling Boomgaardt and one for Children led by Susan Smelters. Bring your favorite board game to play in the evening, and your favorite hot drink to share. Online registration is now closed but you may still be able to register by sending an email to hk@standrewsottawa.ca.

Shrove Tuesday: Feb. 13 , a family pancake dinner and worship service.

Wednesday evening studies starting on Feb. 14 for six weeks.

Easter Workshop: March 31st.