Christmas Concert 2015

December 24, 2015

On Sunday, December 13, the Streetsville United Church Senior Choir presented a variety of Christmas music, including: our signature piece: The Many Moods of Christmas, Part 1 by Robert Shaw (click on the bar below) excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, including the Hallelujah Chorus.

Parking Lot Upgrade: In Progress 2

June 28, 2015

On Monday June 22, the pavement from our parking lot was removed and activities commenced to provide the base for a new asphalt surface. Preparations included: Building a gravel base to suitable depth to allow proper drainage of underground water and support for the new surface, Installation of a weeping tile drain in the centre Continue reading

Sermons 2015

January 24, 2015

Sermons presented by Reverend John Tapscott at weekly worship services from January 2015 to December 2015.

Youth Ministry Leader Job Description

April 11, 2012

Update: November 12, 2012: this position has been filled. Announcement of appointment forthcoming. Position Summary The mission of the Youth Ministry Leader is to provide leadership for the youth at Streetsville United Church, based on Christian fellowship and the acknowledgment of Jesus, our Lord and Saviour. It would be expected that the Youth Ministry Leader’s Continue reading

Two Organist Visits

June 26, 2003

This week we had visits from two of Canada’s more highly recognized organists. In both cases they spent a few minutes exploring the organ, trying out some tunes and made some initial positive comments on the (tonal) quality of the music. Then I spent a few minutes showing the other features (as best a non-keyboard Continue reading

“I didn’t realize it was not a pipe organ…”

May 4, 2003

Rob has spent several evenings and Saturday morning completing the woodwork associated with the organ loft renovations. All Should be ready for our Mother’s Day services. Don Anderson from Phoenix spent Friday doing the final voicing on the English tonal specification as well as getting the reverberation feature working. And today I listened to many Continue reading

First Notes: Assembly Nearing Completion

April 4, 2003

Today I visited the Phoenix factory to have a first hand look at progress to date. As can be seen it is now possible to put together an assembled console (although they still need a day or two to complete some internal work). The first point I checked out was the colour compatibility of the Continue reading

Temporary Repairs to the Current Organ and Staining

March 8, 2003

Our current pipe organ has not been used for the past four weeks due to a continuous high pitched whine when the blower is turned on. Turns out that the dry air associated with the extended cold weather of the past month has caused many pipe organs in southern Ontario to have dried up the Continue reading