Worship Online & In-Person – November 21 & 28

On Sunday November 21st and 28th we will continue to worship online and in-person. Scroll down for in-person worship information.

Online Worship

Rev. Read is on study leave and vacation for the next two weeks. Please connect with one of our  Presbyterian church friends in the Hamilton area. St. Andrew’s online worship will resume on Sunday December 5.

Family Church of Heritage Green: https://www.youtube.com/c/FamilyChurchofHeritageGreen

Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterdown:  https://www.youtube.com/c/KnoxChurchWaterdown

In-Person Worship

As of November 21 there are no capacity limits on Sunday Services.

    • November 21 is a Mission Sunday. Our guest speaker will be the Rev. Andy Crowell from the McMaster University Ecumenical Chaplaincy.
    • November 28 is the 1st Sunday of Advent. Worship will be led by the Rev. John Hibbs.

In-Person Worship Guidelines:

    • All persons 12 years of age and over must be fully vaccinated to attend worship. Please bring proof of vaccination the first time you come to worship and we will keep a record of your status.
    • Please wear a mask and if possible maintain 2m (6 ft.) physical distance from other people outside of your household.
    • Please do not come to worship if you are feeling unwell or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID in the past 14 days.
    • For full details go to: https://standrews.ws/2021/09/26/updates-to-in-person-worship/ and https://standrews.ws/2021/08/13/in-person-worship/


    • Study Leave & Vacation: Rev. John Read will be away for study leave and vacation from November 15 to 28. If you are in need of urgent pastoral care, please call or email Rev. John Hibbs (jayhibbs@cogeco.ca).
    • Potato Day: In Memory of Howard Atkin, we will be taking up a special offering for Neighbour 2 Neighbour on Sunday November 21. If you use regular offering envelopes just write “Potato Day” on the Special Fund line. Otherwise you can simply use a guest envelope in the pews. You can also make your donation online (In the notes box you can enter, “From St. Andrew’s Ancaster” and click the “In Memory” box at the bottom of the page and write in “Howard Atkin).
    •  Church Yard Clean-Up is Saturday November 27: Our annual fall clean-up of the church and cemetery property will be held from 9:00am to Noon on November 27. Bring your rakes and yard work tools. There will be muffins and coffee afterwards. This is a great chance to get together with our church friends outdoors in a safe way as we tidy things up for the winter.
    • Sunday School Will Be Resuming on Sunday November 28! The Christian Education Team will be ready to start Sunday School classes on the first Sunday of Advent.