A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Alvin’s Christmas Sleigh

D.C.Taylor window A CHRISTMAS STORY FROM ALVIN AND AUDREY WHEN I WAS ABOUT 4 OR 5 YEARS OLD I GOT A SLEIGH FOR CHRISTMAS–OH MY WAS IT A BEAUTY I TOOK THAT SLEIGH ALMOST EVERYWHERE I WENT IN THE WINTER TIME–DOWN THE STEEPEST SLOPES I COULD FIND–DELIVERING CHRISTMAS GIFTS TAKING HOME GROCERIES – MIND […]

Faith Books Plus News

Ever since September of 1988, Grey Presbytery Resource Centre has operated in the basement of Central Westside United Church. (When I pause to think about it, the church was still Westside United Church then. Central United and Westside United came together in 1994. ) It’s 21 years since that September beginning, now the Resource Centre […]

Successful Community Kitchen held at Central Westside

Surrounded by young moms and babies, Doreen remarked how nice it was to have all the generations working together. Our Community Kitchen held in May at Central Westside United Church was very successful. Marion and Doreen from Central Westside Church, Ann and Marilyn from the Health Unit, Ashley, a student volunteer, Teresa, a dietician student, […]

A Memorable White Gift Sunday

Were you there? Oh, if you weren’t at church on Sunday, December 7th, you missed a highlight of the Christmas season. As Rev. David stood at the microphone at the front of the church to make the announcements, people were startled (as was David) to hear Alvin the Chipmunk speaking the words David was trying […]

Shelaugh Hart to Sing at Communion Service

We have a special guest at church on Sunday, October 5. Shelaugh Hart will share her faith with song during the service. Shelaugh lives in Barrie, Ontario, and comes to Owen Sound frequently to perform in the local entertainment scene. Her CD has been played on local radio. She also visits socially here, sometimes singing […]

Web Site Addition

It seemed like I was sitting in a pew while listening to our minister, Rev.David Shearman, but it wasn’t Sunday. And I wasn’t at church, anyway; I was sitting at my computer! Clicking on a link that has been installed on Our Services page of our web site, a recording of a recent sermon begins […]

Light Up Costa Rica

Anne Otterbein reports a successful project: Our Sunday School children, with the help of the congregation, raised enough money to provide a complete solar lighting system to three families in Costa Rica. Monroe Murphey introduced the project sponsored by Owen Sound Y Service Club of which Monroe is also a member. Here’s how it worked: […]

It’s Christmas again.

It’s Christmas again. Like the hot days of summer and the cool fall, Christmas is here again. The lights in the city are lit. Traffic is backed up downtown and out at the malls. Santa has arrived and is on his throne. It’s Christmas again. We will rush, crazy and fast, towards that day when […]