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Open for Worship!

We remind you that worship will continue each Sunday at 10AM throughout the summer vacation period and beyond. We invite you to join us either in-person worship, or online from the Online Services page on this website. If you missed

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Church Closed Sun. May 22!

The church building is currently closed due to the widespread power outages caused by the recent storms. This means that we will not be able to live stream the service this morning. The order of service is still available to

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Ukraine Emergency Appeal

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) through its partnership with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) calls on its members to respond through prayer and financial support to the urgent humanitarian needs in Ukraine. The ELCIC and CLWR join with their partners, and people

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“12 neighbours” Midweek Lenten Conversations

Hello friends of Faith, Every Lenten season (the seven weeks before Easter), the church has traditionally observed, collectively, an ‘extra’ discipline in addition to its regular Sunday worship. Some years ago, this took the form of a midweek worship service;

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Sundays in Lent sermon series – The Gospel in Action

Hello friends of Faith, In a little over a week from now the church enters the Lenten season. Lent is the 7 weeks leading to Easter. During this time, the church does a house-cleaning of sorts, a springtime cleansing. Because

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In-Person Worship Suspended

Dear Friends of Faith, At its December meeting, and considering the recent advice from the Eastern Synod, the congregational council made the difficult decision to suspend in-person/on-site worship until further notice due to rising COVID cases. This means beginning this

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Christmas Worship

Christmas is a special time for Christians to celebrate the coming of Jesus into this world. We recall the first Christmas in Bethlehem and we announce that the Light of the world has come to us today! For Lutherans especially,

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In-Person Pre-registration Lifted

Hello friends of Faith, Beginning this Sunday, October 24, you will no longer need to pre-register online to attend Sunday worship services. If you would like to attend in-person on Sunday morning at 10am we hope you can arrive a

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Ottawa School of Theology & Spirituality 2021/2022 courses

Ottawa School of Theology & Spirituality: Connecting People on the Path of Faith and Learning OSTS will offer another year (2021/2022) of amazing courses! Courses are available in both the fall and winter terms, and are held on Monday evenings starting

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Resumption of In-Person Worship

Dear Members and Friends of Faith Congregation: Good News! The Congregational Council would like to announce the resumption of in-person worship in our sanctuary beginning Sunday, September 19th at 10 a.m. As before, this resuming of worship at the Church

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Upcoming Events
Oct
2
Sun
10:00 am Worship
Worship
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We welcome participants onsite and online at 10am on Sunday, for worship including Holy Communion. Every in-person service will be live-streamed and accessed via our website www.faithottawa.ca and our YouTube account for a few weeks thereafter.    
Oct
3
Mon
12:00 pm Lectionary study (online)
Lectionary study (online)
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
We read a scripture assigned to the following Sunday, according to the Revised Common Lectionary. If you would like to know the precise scripture reference for the coming session, or would like to join the online group, please contact Pastor Martin. (prmartinmalina@gmail.com). In
Oct
4
Tue
12:00 pm Christian Meditation (online)
Christian Meditation (online)
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
A joint initiative between Faith Lutheran Church and Julian of Norwich Anglican Church in west-end Ottawa, we pray in the contemplative tradition of Christian Meditation first taught by John Main and current director of the World Community for Christian Meditation,
Oct
5
Wed
5:00 pm Christian Meditation (onsite)
Christian Meditation (onsite)
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Following the Christian Meditation tradition of contemplative prayer, we gather to sit in silence and stillness for twenty minutes, focusing on a prayer word and repeating it interiorly and faithfully, as we enter the prayer of Jesus Christ. We normally
Oct
9
Sun
10:00 am Worship
Worship
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We welcome participants onsite and online at 10am on Sunday, for worship including Holy Communion. Every in-person service will be live-streamed and accessed via our website www.faithottawa.ca and our YouTube account for a few weeks thereafter.    
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