We want to bless all the children and teachers as the
new school year begins. Bring your backpack or school bag for a blessing Sunday, September 17.
Online and in person at 10:30 a.m.
As always, our service will be streaming on YouTube. Here's a link to our channel where it can be found by both the date and the "Live" indicator. Remember, our services are available forever on YouTube, so you can always connect with them after Sunday.
The Rev. Dr. Jessica Hetherington is an ordained minister in the United Church of Canada, where she is passionate about inspiring people of faith to deepen their discipleship response to ecological and social justice issues. She holds a PhD in Theology from Saint Paul University. Her area of expertise lies at the intersection of ecology and theology, and she has been working at these teaching, speaking, and offering workshops for 20 years. As part of her ministry, she publishes a newsletter, Following in the World, at Substack: Following in the World | Jessica Hetherington | Substack . You can learn more about Rev. Jessica at:
Pastoral Care Team
Please contact the church office 613-746-0820 if you have a pastoral need.
Office Hours and Deadlines:
The office is open Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Email is checked Monday to Friday 9:00-2:00 p.m.
The deadline for Announcements is noon on Wednesday.
Are you getting our weekly emails with the bulletin and Announcements? If not, please email the office so we can add you. Any changes to your address, please let us know.
Facebook Help Needed
We are looking for someone to be our Facebook Administrator. You would approve new people to join our page, add new content provided from the office to keep people informed of what is happening at Rothwell. Only a few hours a month are required. Please contact the office if you can help. You don’t need to be in the Ottawa area to help.
Parking Lot Increase
We offer parking at $50 per month and ask for three months in advance. Effective June 1, 2023 parking will be $55.00. We take cash or e-transfer. If interested, you can email or call to set up an appointment with the church office to sign the contract and get your parking pass.
Visit us on the Rothwell Facebook page and see what is happening. Through the year you are welcome to join in on the many activities posted such as euchre and game events, music nights, potlucks, men's club, church choir, bell choir, prayer group, prayer chain, special guest speakers https://www.facebook.com/groups/25296662482/
We are a community-based church focused on helping to make the world a better, happier place. Some of the activities that we are passionate about include volunteering with the Interchurch Refugee Group, Gloucester Emergency Food Bank, Pastoral Care for shut-ins and monthly communion services at the Beacon Heights Residence. Generosity, compassion and gratitude come together to create a meaningful faith community.
Please continue to support Rothwell
· If you subscribe to on-line banking, you can send a donation by e-transfer to email@example.com. All e-transfers will be counted to local church expenses
( unless indicated in the comments).
· You can also enclose your regular offering envelope and drop it off at the parking lot door of the Church or mail it to 42 Sumac St, Ottawa K1J 6P7
· You might also consider regular automatic donations through PAR (pre-authorized remittances). You can now arrange these directly. Please contact the Treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
· Rothwell is registered with CanadaHelps.org
Simply search for Rothwell United on the main screen.