Photo Gallery

Click on the various titles  to view slide shows.  To look at the pictures at your own pace, click on "stop" under the first picture and then click ">>" to view the next picture.  To start the side show again, click on "Play".

Gerard Bylaard's 80th Birthday Calebration

     Celebrating with Gerard Bylaard on his 80th birthday

June Cosens 90th Birthday Calebration

      Celebrating with June Cosens on her 90th birthday

May 2017 Church Activities

       Highlights of church activities in May 2017

2014 Barney Grace Retirement

      Special service and reception in honour of Barney Grace on his retirement - October 26, 2014 in Beaverton.

2012 Reading of Dickens - A Christmas Carol

A special reading of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, held on Saturday December 1, 2012 at St. Paul's. Readers were Nancy Bone, Joan Niven, Nelly Van Veldhuizen, and Dale Ferdinand-Payne.

2012 Holy Humour Sunday

Holy Humour Sunday - April 15th, 2012. The premise is that God has the last laugh because of Christís resurrection. We lighten up, we relax, and recall the joy of the Lord in the midst of the Lenten pilgrimage.   We celebrate God's presence and goodness in the midst of life.  We tell jokes.  We share inspirational stories with humorous twists. And we still hear the gospel of the day. Everyone was invited to wear bright colours, funny hats, etc.. We laughed, sang and worshiped the living Jesus Christ.  

Remembrance Day 2011

A Remembrance Day Service was held on November 6, 2011. Veterans Jack Cowle, Garth Gillespie and Don Munro were accompanied by the Colour Guard from Royal Canadian Legion Branch #637, Sergeant-at-Arms Don Edwards and Janice Graham-Tate.

The Big Sing

The Choir once again participated in The Big Sing at Roy Thompson Hall on November 6th. All enjoyed the sound of  the choir of 1000 voices, Massed Pipes and Drums of The Highland Creek Band, the renowned North York Temple Band of The Salvation Army and a special guest choir from the UK! This amazing gathering of choirs and bands performed some of the world's greatest hymns and inspirational music.

"Understanding Our Neighbours"

During a five week program, members of Faith Lutheran, Knox Presbyterian, Northminster United and St. Paul's Presbyterian churches, gathered to learn about and understand our neighbours from various faith traditions. We journeyed together in faith and hope as we listened to our guest speakers. Click on the "Understanding Our Neighbours" title above to read more about the various guest speakers.

2011 Beef Dinner

The 2011 Beef Supper was a huge success!  Congratulations to all who helped.

2011 Robbie Burns Lunch

A bonny wee time was had by everyone who attended the St. Paul's Robbie Burns Seniors' Lunch on January 31, 2011.  

60th Anniversary Service

In 2010, St. Paul's Church celebrates its 60th Anniversary.  An Anniversary Service was held October 31st with The Rev. Barney Grace as the guest preacher. 

2010 Beef Dinner

The 2010 Beef Supper was the biggest money maker yet!  Congratulations to all who helped.

2010 Fashion Show

The Calvin Group hosted a Spring Fashion Show on April 21st, 2010, featuring Monica Rose Fashions of Bowmanville.

2010 Holy Humour Sunday

Holy Humour Sunday - April 19th, 2009. The premise is that God has the last laugh because of Christís resurrection. We lighten up, we relax, and recall the joy of the Lord in the midst of the Lenten pilgrimage.   We celebrate God's presence and goodness in the midst of life.  We tell jokes.  We share inspirational stories with humorous twists. And we still hear the gospel of the day. Everyone was invited to wear bright colours, funny hats, etc.. We laughed, sang and worshiped the living Jesus Christ.  

2010 Spaghetti & Lasagna Dinner

Again in 2010, St. Paul's Spaghetti and Lasagna Dinner was a success. Nobody left the church hungry!

2010 Robbie Burns Lunch

St. Paul's Robbie Burns Seniors' Lunch was held on January 25, 2010.  

New Front Doors

On Sunday, November 15, 2009, a service of dedication was held for the new front doors. These doors were donated by the late Roy Cornish in loving memory of his wife, Loraine. A plaque was presented to St. Paul's by Christina Thompson-Rowe, their granddaughter. Also attending the service were Roy & Loraine's grandson, 2 great-granddaughters and 2 great great grandchildren.

Remembrance Day 2009

A Remembrance Day service was held on November 8, 2009. Of the 11 veterans of St. Paul's, 5 participated in the service. During the service, stories of the veterans' contributions during WWII were shared with the congregation.  In total, there were 11 stories - 8 from our still surviving veterans and 4 from their comrades who have since passed away. Click on the name of the Veteran and read their story: Ruddy Andrews (deceased),  Ian Chalmers, Jack Cowle, James Gilchrist (deceased), George Jones, Don Munroe, Rab Reid, John Sanders, Dorothy Taylor (deceased), Roy Taylor (deceased), George Twaites (deceased).

Spaghetti & Lasagna Dinner 2009

Again in 2009, St. Paul's Spaghetti and Lasagna Dinner was a success. Nobody left the church hungry!

2009 Fashion Show

The Calvin Group hosted a Spring Fashion Show on April 22nd, 2009, featuring Lindor Fashions.

Holy Humour Sunday 

Holy Humour Sunday - April 19th, 2009. The premise is that God has the last laugh because of Christís resurrection. We lighten up, we relax, and recall the joy of the Lord in the midst of the Lenten pilgrimage.   We celebrate God's presence and goodness in the midst of life.  We tell jokes.  We share inspirational stories with humorous twists. And we still hear the gospel of the day. Everyone was invited to wear bright colours, funny hats, etc.. We laughed, sang and worshiped the living Jesus Christ.  

2008 Fashion Show

The Calvin Group hosted a Spring Fashion Show on April 23rd, 2008, featuring fashions by Monica Rose of Bowmanville.

Bridge Marathon

The Calvin Group holds many fund raisers throughout the year.  One project is a Bridge night.  In 2008, there were 18 teams which met in player's homes on a rotation basis throughout the winter months. On the final night, the Calvin Group catered a buffet dinner.

Spaghetti & Lasagna Supper

On April 19th, 2008, St. Paul's held a successful Spaghetti and Lasagna Supper.  There was lots of great food and lots of happy customers.

Robbie Burns Lunch

St. Paul's holds a monthly Seniors' Lunch and it was decided that January 2008 would be a Robbie Burns Lunch.  

Concert of Carols

Jennifer Grander, the organist of St. Paul's, organized a mass choir consisting of the choirs of St. Paul's, St. Luke's, Knox Presbyterian Churches and St. Gertrude's Roman Catholic Church.  These choirs joined their voices on December 9th, 2007 and presented an evening of Christmas Music.

Activities of St. Paul's

This slide show contains pictures of previous activities at St. Paul's, including bazaar's, yard sales, fashion shows, etc.

Calvin Group

The Calvin Group is a ladies group of St. Paul's.  This slide show contains pictures of their various activities as well as overseas missions they have supported.

Anniversaries

You will find pictures of the 25th, 50th and 55th Anniversaries of St. Paul's.

Centennial Year (1967)

Members of St. Paul's Church celebrated Centennial Year 1967 by wearing period costumes.

Couple's Club

One of the groups established in the 60's and 70's was called the Couple's Club.  Here, you will find pictures from various gathering this group held.