You are warmly invited to join us! Whether you are a newcomer to the area, a visitor, or a long-time resident, you are most welcome to join in our fellowship. If you would like more information about our community, please contact us.
The mission parish of Shanty Bay was founded in 1830 by Lt.-Col. Edward O’Brien and his wife, Mary. Lt.-Col. O'Brien, leading member of the Shanty Bay settlement, donated the church site and clergyman's residence, and directed the construction of the church.
8:00 am - 9:00am
Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer - said)
9:30 am - 9:45 am
Drop-in Guided Meditation (for 15 minutes) at the hall in the library
10:00 am- 11:00 am
Holy Eucharist (Book of Alternative Services - sung)
Labyrinth & Healing Service
Taize Prayer Service
Evensong (Evening Prayer)
Guided Meditation (on the 5th Wed.)
Charming Parish Hall & a 180 Years Old Anglican Church
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The Month Ahead - February 2020
8:00 am - 9:00am Holy Communion
(Book of Common Prayer - said)
9:30am - 9:45am Guided Meditation
Drop-in and join us in this silent and simple form of ancient, contemplative, Christian way of praying. No previous knowledge or experience necessary.
10:00am - 11:00am Holy Eucharist using the Book of Alternative Services
11:00am - Coffee & Fellowship shortly after the Sunday service, serving Fair Trade & Organic Coffee with local farmer's Milk & Cream!
Sun, Feb. 2 @10am - Contemporary Eucharist
This is our monthly service with contemporary music and songs. Guest preacher and celebrant Bishop Philip Poole.
Everyone is welcome to attend either the midweek service or the Bible Study, or both.
Wednesday– Midweek Service
@7:00pm - 7:30pm
The alternating short services (Labyrinth, Taize, Contemplative Eucharist, or Evening Prayer) offer an opportunity to spend some time in re-connecting with the Spirit of God and with fellow members of this community.
Wednesday - Bible Study
@7:30pm ~ 8:30pm
Anyone can join this small group any time. No former preparation or any previous biblical knowledge is necessary. Come as you are and whenever you will.
Thursday, Feb. 6 @3:00-4:00pm - Church History. We continue our explorations of the church history by watching a 30 min. video produced by a professional church history professor, Dr. Ryan Reeves and then having an informal conversation about the emerging questions. No preparation or previous knowledge necessary.
Thursday, Feb. 13 @3:00-4:00pm - Book Study. We continue our study of The Universal Christ written by one of the most famous contemporary spiritual authors Richard Rohr (coming up ch. 7-9)
Thursday, Feb. 20 @7:30-8:30pm - Financial Meeting in preparation for the Vestry will be open to all vestry members in order to discuss the annual budget prepared by the churchwardens, to raise questions and make recommendations.
Sunday, Feb. 23 - Annual Vestry Meeting following the 10am service and a quick lunch break. In the Anglican tradition, the Vestry is the business meeting and decision-making body of the parish members. A vestry member with voting rights is someone who 1) is at least 16 years old; 2) has attended our worship services at least three times during the last year OR who has been a member of our parish at least for three months prior to the vestry (that is, since November 2019; 3) and who does not intend to vote at another vestry during the ensuing year.
Tuesday, Feb. 25 @5pm-7pm - Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper Click here to see the poster
Special Event this Month
Friday, Feb. 28 @7:30pm-8:30pm - Concert in the Village featuring Barrie's own singer songwriter, Brother Neil Live, acoustic solo.