Merging Waters Mid-Week

June 28, 2017


July 2nd   BUC 10:00 a.m.

July 9th    BUC 10:00 a.m.

August 16th Union 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening

August 23rd Union 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening



THE CHURCH OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY JUNE 30th FOR CANADA DAY Please note that Vicki and Jane will be on holidays from July 10th to August 14th inclusively. The Church office will resume normal scheduling on Tuesday August 15th.

Normal church office hours are as follows:

Tuesdays 8:30 – 2:30 at BUC

Wednesdays 8:30 – 2:30 BUC

Thursdays 8:30 – 2:30 Union

Fridays 8:30 – 12:30 Union






UNION FOLK: Should the need arise to add individuals to the Prayer List during the summer, you can email your request to Ivy Lewis  Although Ivy will be in Newfoundland until early-mid October, she will, nonetheless, ensure that the prayer list is sent to the Prayer Circle if she receives the names. If you know of anyone who needs a sympathy or get well card during the summer, please call or email Cheryl Miller 514-695-2950


Beaurepaire and Union Churches will be closed from July 11th to August 16th inclusively. Should you wish to continue worshiping during this period, here is a listing of some local churches and the times they offer services:

Beaconsfield United Church – services at 10:00 am – open July and August

St. George’s Anglican Church – services at 9:00 a.m. – open July and August

Briarwood Presbyterian Church – Traditional service at 10:00 a.m.; Christian Contemporary service at 11:30 a.m. – open July and August

Christ Church Beaurepaire – services at 10:00 a.m. – open July and August

Cedar Park United Church – services at 10:00 a.m. closed in July; open in August

Côte St Charles United Church – services at 10:00 a.m. – open July and August


If you should be in the Gananoque area on a Sunday afternoon this summer, Doug Goodfellow cordially invites you attend services at historic Half-Moon Bay.

Operating since 1887 when a group of summer campers began to meet on Sunday evenings for divine services, this romantic outdoor chapel is still crowded in July and August each year with worshippers in boats of all kinds.A unique rock bay formation where people gather in their boats to pray, sing hymns, listen to guest ministers and participate in an ecumenical service. Sundays July 2nd  – August 13th  at 4:00 p.m.Meet-up for a boat ride is at the Half Moon Bay sign on the dock in front of the P.U.C. building at the end of Water Street, Gananoque between 3:00 and 3:30 p.m.

BOUTIQUE 24 IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER but will exceptionally re-open for the Ste Anne’s Community-wide Garage Sale Saturday August 19th. If you have items that need to be dropped off during this time, please call June Hudon 514-713-5054 and she will kindly meet you at the church for the drop-off. Please note that for the Garage Sale, the Boutique will gladly accept lamps and small tables HOWEVER these bulkier items should be dropped off at the church  the morning of the Garage Sale. The Boutique will reopen for the Fall Season September 14th at 11:30 a.m.




Youth Singing Together

Merging Waters is known for its diverse musical talent and musical events.
And now there are even more possibilities, as Keith Whittall and Victoria
Moulton, known for their musical expertise and experience with youth, have
offered to coordinate a youth singing group for Merging Waters in the Fall –
an opportunity for young people (8 and up) to sing together. It would be
very collaborative, with the young people helping to make decisions as to
the music. Please spread the word. Those interested should contact Keith
Whittall or Victoria Moulton at 514-425-2136 or

Community News

Ste Anne’s Farmer’s  Market will be celebrating FAMILY DAY Saturday July 8th!


The Market will be celebrating strawberries with Free Strawberry Pancakes for the kiddies.Live Music by Ste-Anne-en-Gigue, with Contra Dancing on the grass – everyone welcome! Plus the usual 40 vendors/far