Emmanuel United Church

Emmanuel United Church

691 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1G 1N7
(613) 733-0437 Fax: (613) 733-0125

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What should I expect on my first visit?

I've come to a Sunday service. Now what?

What does Emmanuel have for my family?

How can I find help with a life issue?




What should I expect on my first visit?

Open. Musical. Inclusive. Welcoming of children. Accessible for wheelchairs with ramps and an elevator. Assisted hearing devices, to use with our loop system, are available from the ushers. We invite you to come visit and worship with us. Sunday Worship is at 10:00 AM. Then join us after the worship service for coffee and conversation. Pick up an orange mug and someone is sure to drop by to answer any questions you may have.


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I've come to a Sunday service. Now what?

Sunday is the first day of our weekly faith journey. Our weekly activities cover:

  • Health and Well Being

    Take Time To Be Wholely Meets on Monday and Friday at 10:30 am in the CE Hall for a one hour chair and light exercise program. Participants can purchase a light lunch on Friday following the program.

    Active Artists Meets on Wednesday morning and afternoon to paint in peace, with friends helping each other.

    Ottawa Christian Meditation Meets on Monday from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm for silent and contemplative prayer.

  • Fellowship

    Hispanic Community Meets on Sunday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm for worship, bible study and socializing.

    Lunch Out A fellowship event to be held four times a year. All are invited to enjoy a prepared lunch and a short program with interesting speakers from the congregation.

    The Mens' Breakfast Club Men of all ages meet at a local restaurant for breakfast, food and fellowship on one Saturday morning per month.

    Triple "F" A women's group which meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the Lounge. Triple "F" stands for FAITH, FUN and FELLOWSHIP.

  • Faith

    Book Club Meets one evening per month from October to May, looking for images of God and to learn more about our world through literature.

    Bible Studies Thematic Bible Studies are held regularly. Please call the church office for more information.

    TELEOS Meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month in the Lounge. Teleos is a study group in which women are encouraged to discover and nourish their potential and to strengthen their faith.


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What does Emmanuel have for my family?

There are activities organized

  • For our children

    Sunday School Faith formation for all ages is an integral part of our church. We use a lectionary based curriculum called Seasons of the Spirit and plan innovative ways to include children and child centred age appropriate classes in worship.

    Camp Awesome A vacation Bible school program for children ages 4 -11 with crafts, music, drama and stories. Two one week camps in early July each year.

    Advent Adventure A one day Vacation Bible school in December to share the joy of the Christmas story.

  • For our youth

    Emmanuel United Church provides opportunities for youth to be involved in leadership, study, and programs to explore their faith.

    Movie Night Youth gather to watch a feature film once per month and look at the world through a faith lens.

    Mission Partners Youth volunteer at the Mission washing, cooking, and preparing food on the third Sunday afternoon of each month.

    Great Adventures Youth explore creation while enjoying adventures that include:

    • Hiking in the Adirondacks;
    • Skiing in the Laurentians; and
    • Canoeing in the wilderness.

    Faith is explored through service learning trips with various partners in North America and beyond! Visits have included partners in Nicaragua and El Salvador, as well as Habitat for Humanity throughout the US.

    Youth are involved in justice initiatives that include a fair trade fair, Halloween for Hunger to gather food for the local food banks and participation in the World Vision Famine.


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How can I find help with a life issue?

Help is just a phone call away. Our Minister and staff are available to assist you in times of need or crisis. . Pastoral Care Team Provides pastoral care to members of the congregation when in times of need and crisis.



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613-733-0437 phone
613-733-0125 fax

691 Smyth Rd,
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1G 1N7
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