Welcome:

 God bless you, and thank you for visiting our website. 

​The Norwood-Westwood Pastoral Charge is part of The United Church of Canada and meets in distinct "church locations" - St. Andrew’s United (Westwood) and Norwood United.

Located in beautiful Asphodel-Norwood Township, in Peterborough County, our church locations were established in the 1830's and continue to witness to the love of God in Christ in an ever more complex world.  For more than half a century, the people of Norwood and St. Andrew's have brought their resources, distinct personalities  and histories together in partnership as a  “Pastoral Charge.”  

Our Mission:

Here's how we express our Mission:

​​We, the people of the Norwood-Westwood Pastoral Charge are striving to be a Christian community.

We live our faith by worshipping God together in Christ, welcoming, respecting and caring for all people, learning and growing in the Spirit, valuing our heritage and nurturing our children, and extending ourselves beyond the church walls into the world.

Get in touch:

If you need to contact our Minister on an urgent basis, please click "Contact Us"  and type a message to Rev. McLean.  (If you're reading this...you can send a message!)

Our Church Office phone number is 705-639-5216.

We are also on Facebook -  log in and find us "@norwestpc" or click here:
www.facebook.com/norwestpc

Sunday Worship  is now Online:

Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, our buildings remain closed to groups for meetings and gatherings and work until further notice.

ONLINE Worship Videos...

Rather than a "live stream" we are presenting a prepared worship video.

It is also viewable on our pastoral charge FaceBook page.

 

CLICK HERE to view our new worship video for Sunday September 27, 2020

In Safari:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/spb5ubpj7y3a24e/Sep%2027%20video%20Mac720C.mp4?dl=0

MY OFFERING?  Some of our Envelope Contributors have asked about starting PAR, (Pre Authorized Remittance) since we're not able to "pass the plate" on Sundays.  Click on the link for a copy of the form:

Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, our in-person gatherings are  are suspended until further notice.   But we're still the church, and worship continues!  A video worship presentation is available: 
 
September 27, 2020
CLICK HERE to view our new worship video for Sunday September 27, 2020
In Safari:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/spb5ubpj7y3a24e/Sep%2027%20video%20Mac720C.mp4?dl=0

Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, our buildings remain closed to groups for meetings, gatherings and work until further notice.

Jesus and the Children

(image in stained glass at Norwood United Church)

Obviously, in-person Sunday School is not happening.  But we still have activities for kids and youth.

 

Our youth group will be holding online video chats through our Zoom account.  Send a note via our Contact page and Emily will get in touch with you about how to join! 

 

Here's an activity to do with kids, and a devotion to try in families.  Click on the links!  (We will update these from time to time.

Make some Bible bookmarks!

"Recharge" (A devotion)

Please see more info about us for information about our Sunday Schools and our other ministries with and for children and youth...

 

Church Office

Rosemary is our Pastoral Charge Administrator, currently during the COVID-19 pandemic is working from home with "as needed" stops at our Church Office in Norwood United Church:  

4264 Highway 7

Norwood, Ontario

(at the corner of County Road 45

and Hwy 7)

In regular times, office hours are: 12:30-3:30pm

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

The office is staffed one afternoon each week in the month of August.  

Church doors will remain locked during office hours.   There is a doorbell at the side door near the Parking Lot.

24-hour voice mail service can be reached by calling 705-639-5216.

Email the Church Office (and/or Minister) by clicking:  "Contact us..."

No funds are ever held, stored in, or at any time, distributed or disbursed from the Church Office or premises.

Spiritual Care (from Rev. Don):

The “Covenant” between me (as "the Minister"), our two congregations in The Norwood-Westwood Pastoral Charge, and The United Church of Canada (represented by the Region), assumes that my various pastoral activities are undertaken in cooperation with the Elders (members of Session) who oversee the spiritual life of the church.   In living out these activities, I try to honour, intentionally and explicitly celebrate and seek justice for people of every age, gender, racialized experience, culture,sexual orientation, gender identity, mental and physical health and ability,economic circumstance or any other diversity.  I encourage all our members and families to learn, grow and be living signs of Christ's loving embrace of all humanity in all our wondrous God-given diversity.  We're not perfect in this endeavour.  Praise God for the room we're all given to grow...!

© 2020 by The Norwood-Westwood Pastoral Charge, Norwood, Ontario 

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