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Crossroads United Church
"where life and Spirit meet"

A new United Church congregation in Kingston, Ontario, formed by the merger of Queen St. and St. Margaret's United


690 Sir John A. MacDonald Blvd.
Kingston ON, K7M 1A2
613-542-9305
email: chrchsect@bellnet.ca
Click here for photo tour of our church Click for more about New Sounds in worship

News and Notices . . .

Crossroads is 10 years old!

Anniversary service
    Sunday, January 26, 2020


Guest speaker: Rev. Nancy Wilson

    Potluck lunch to follow worship service

Crossroads Wellness Program
Winter Session (Jan 7 - March 26, 2020)

Tuesday mornings
  - Seniors' Fitness - 8:30 - 9:30am
  - Zumba Gold - 9:45 - 10:30

Wednesday mornings
  - Parkinson's Fitness - 10:00 - 11:00am
  - Better Balance - 11:15 - 12:00noon

Thursday mornings
  - Fitness for Arthritis - 8:45 - 9:30am
  - Gentle Cardio - 9:30 to 10:00am
  - Community Conversations - 10:15 - 11:15am
    (click here for Winter Program poster!)

All sessions are taught by certified instructors, are geared to all fitness levels, and are for both men and women. Sessons are free, although a goodwill offering per class is appreciated, if possible.
Everyone is welcome - come and see!

Lunch Out

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @noon

at Captain George's Fish & Chips, 739 Gardiner's Rd

...a chance for good food and good fellowship!
- sign up on the narthex bulletin board or call 613-542-9305

Annual Congregational Meeting

Sunday, February 23, 2020
(following 10:30am worship)


Advent 2019 Newsletter now available here
Click here to view our Advent 2019 newsletter.

Christmas Baskets
This Christmas, Crossroads provided 48 Christmas food baskets as a part of the city-wide Salvation Army drive. We raised a total of $3500 to make this happen. Thank you to all who contributed to this worthy cause!

Bread of Life - can you help?

This is a group of helpers from Crossroads that serves dinner (organized by the Salvation Army) the last Monday of each month to those in need.
Can you volunteer? Contact the church office or sign up after church.

Tyson Sullivan on guitarNew Sounds in Worship
Come join us as we make our 10:30am Sunday worship accessible to all ages with an approachable contemporary style. Our alternative music ensemble features Tyson Sullivan on acoustic guitar joined by woodwinds, and keyboard.

Watch for their next appearance!
Warm-up music starts at 10:20am


If you're an instrumentalist, why not consider joining our group?
Contact Allan (ab25@queensu.ca)

Grow your faith!
Would you like to enhance your faith journey?
Why not try the

Crossroads Bible Study group
(Tuesdays at 10:30am)

for a friendly, relaxed atmosphere that gives the chance for you to grow in your faith.

Music Notes Click the speaker icon to hear the recording!
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Choir anthem - Sun. Oct. 20, 2019
    "Deep Within" (music by David Haas ©1988) click to hear Deep Within

Choir anthem - Sun. May 6, 2018
    "O Love" (music by Elaine Hagenburg ©2016) click to hear O Love

Music featured on Sun Jan. 7, 2018New Sounds musical group, 2018
"On the Wings of a Dove" (Mariana Buchanan, vocal & guitar; Glenn Foster, banjo) click to hear On the Wings of a Dove

Music featured on Sun Dec. 10, 2017
"Came He Not in Fire" (chimes and choir) click to hear Came He Not In Fire
"Longing for the Light, We Wait in Darkness" (Bernadette Farrell, ©1993)click to hear Longing For the Light
      with flute soloist Susan Lew
"One Light, One Sun" (Raffi, ©1985) click to hear One Light
"Star of Heaven, Child of God" (Diane Hannibal, ©2014) click to hear Star of Heaven
"Light of Peace" (Joel Raney, ©2007) click to hear Light of Peace
Two Sonatas by Corelli played by the Dolce Trio click to hear Corelli Sonatas
      (Susan Lew, flute; Josh Lewis, violin; Frank Lewis, piano)
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(Archive)
Hand chimes featured in worship at Crossroads
Chancel chimes 2017
Sunday, December 18, 2016 - "Still, Still, Still" click to hear Still, Still, Still
Sunday, March 6, 2016 - "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence" click to hear Let All Mortal Flesh
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - "Simple Gifts" click to hear Simple Gifts
Choir Anthems Sunday May 8, 2016 - "Love Alone Unites Us" (Ron Klusmeier ©1990) click to hear Love Alone
Medical Assistance in Dying
What's your opinion?

The federal government is conducting a survey on this topic.
CLICK HERE to participate (questionnaire start button is at the bottom of the page of the link) → closes Jan 27, 2020
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SUNDAY WORSHIP:
10:30 a.m.
physical accessibilitywheelchair accessible

hearing assistance availablehearing assistance available

Youth Worship classes and
Nursery Care

For details click here

click here to view and hear new music
New worship songs from Crossroads

View and listen to original hymns/songs and lyrics heard from time to time in our worship

Final Report of the Visioning Group
Click here for details
photo tour of the church

About the season: Epiphany
When: Epiphany itself occurs on Jan 6 (the 12th day after Christmas - hence the name of the Christmas song!). The season lasts either for a week or until Ash Wednesday (Feb. 26 in 2020), the beginning of Lent.
Meaning: "to reveal" - a shining forth of the light of Christ. Often a period for emphasizing the mission of the church.
Colours: White
Event: Traditionally, Epiphany celebrates the arrival of the magi ("wise men"), the first to "reveal" Jesus to the wider world

Does your group need financial assistance?
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to find out how our outreach committee can help.

Green at Cross- roads
click here to find out more about green initiatives at Crossroads, including our 10kW solar array as we live out our commitment to "Live with respect in Creation"