The Christian Fellowship and Pastoral
"to help all people grow in fellowship"
This group of fourteen Pastoral Care Visitors meets monthly with
a speaker every other month. Six visitors are certified Level 1
They use the
knowledge gained as they continue to visit in area Retirement Homes
and Nursing Homes.
with other Anglican churches in the community is being established
to improve the level of Pastoral Care available.
They also work
as advocates to implement visiting in Nursing Homes where there
is no Chaplain present or visiting.
were commissioned early in 2004 and this group continues to flourish.
St Bede’s Group
This group, consisting of forty-two members, holds regular meetings
for Christian Fellowship and learning including Corporate Communions.
This group actively
supports a number of parish projects, including the Youth Group
and the Rector’s Discretionary Fund.During a typical year,
the group hears from a variety of guest speakers from the parish
on topics of interest.
St. Catherine’s Group - The Craft Group
The St. Catherine’s Group of six women meets on Wednesday
mornings in Cowan House from 9:30-11:00 a.m.
The group helps
at receptions and parish mailings.
One major project
has been knitting Teddy Bears for the Alzheimer Society and Teddies
for Tragedies (in third world countries).
The group also
enjoys social lunches throughout the year.
Men’s Prayer and Fellowship Group
The Men’s Group meets in Cowan House on the second and fourth
Saturdays of the month at 8:30 am and recently celebrated its 30th
anniversary with a breakfast.
Scouts Canada - Seventh Oshawa
The Seventh Oshawa operates four sections of the movement, Beavers,
Cubs, Scouts and Venturers.
enjoy a strong leadership team and participate in many activities
including outings, instruction, summer and winter camps and a camp
at the Adventure Base in Haliburton.
has been privileged to sponsor this group for over 75 years but
has no direct control over the program.