Birthdays & Backpacks

Sunday, September 9th  10:30am

Join us for Emmaus’ 2nd Anniversary Celebration & Blessing of the Backpacks!

Students of all ages, teachers & educators are invited to bring themselves and their backpacks/briefcases to church for a special blessing as the 2018-19 school year begins.  

A pot luck lunch will follow the service!


Shingwauk Gathering & Conference 2018

The Shingwauk Gathering & Conference happens this coming weekend, August 3, 4 & 5th  at Algoma/Shingwauk University Campus.
Emmaus Anglican Church is built on land held by the Shingwauk Trust for which we give great thanks and celebration. We encourage all to participate in this event hosted by Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association which includes:

Friday, Aug. 3 at 2:00pm
The Ceremonial Opening of “Reclaiming Shingwauk Hall Exhibition”

Saturday, Aug. 4 at 9:00am
Opening Prayer, Welcoming Remarks & Introduction of Keynote Speakers

Sunday, Aug. 4 at 10:30am
Service of Morning Prayer at Bishop Fauquier Memorial Chapel & Memorial Walk to Shingwauk Cemetery with Bishop Anne Germond and Lana Grawbarger, Lay Pastor at St. John’s Garden River.

More details, include a schedule of events can be found online here.


VBS was a wild ride!

A huge thank you to all who helped make this year’s Vacation Bible School such a wonderful experience for participants and leaders alike!  As you can see, we had tons of fun singing, listening, learning, crafting and praying together!


Vacation Bible School! July 9-13, 2018


“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you.”  Isaiah 43:2

 JULY 9-13, 2018
9 – 11:30 am
Ages 4-11*

Through stories, music, crafts and games, we’ll ride the rapids with God!

Registration Forms: VBS2018Registration
[Please Register by July 4th]
Contact us at 705-759-2545 or email us for more info

*If a parent or guardian wishes to accompany children 3 & under, we are more than happy for them to participate, however activities will be geared to school aged children.

The Cycling Bishop!

Living the Mission – Bishop Rob’s Ride for Unity, Healing & Reconcilation
Bishop Rob, Diocese of Qu’Appelle, is cycling across Canada praying for unity, healing & reconciliation whilst raising funds. Get involved by praying, donating or joing a section of the ride!

Sault Ste. Marie – Saturday June 23rd
4pm @ St. Luke’s Cathedral (160 Brock St)

Cycle with the Bishop from the Cathedral (or drive) to the
Garden River Community Centre (corner of Hwy 17B & Shingwauk St)
for a Potluck Meal w/ Prayer Service

Community Centre opens at 4pm for food drop off.
Meal will begin between 5:00 & 5:30 p.m.

If cycling AND bringing food…leave your food at the Synod Office before 4pm and Susan Koyle will bring it to Garden River.

Bishop Rob hopes to raise $2 million for the Anglican Healing Fund and other very worthwhile projects.

Learn more on Facebook.


Office Hours Notice

Please note the office will be closed Wednesday, June 6th & Thursday, June 7th, 2018 as  Mary, our parish administrator & Rev. Pam will be away at Diocesan Executive meetings in Sudbury.  Thank you.


Pentecost & Potluck!

Pentecost-Logo-2This Sunday (May 20th) we celebrate Pentecost and mark the giving of the Holy Spirit to the disciples for the sake of sharing God’s love in the world.

After our 10:30am service we will gather for a potluck luncheon. Please join us for worship & bring your favourite dish to share afterwards as we fellowship in Christ!

Mid-Week Service Notice

There will be no mid-week service on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 as Rev. Pam will be attending the Diocesan Clergy Conference.

“Serve the Lord with Gladness” Psalm 100

Please pray for our clergy travelling to the Sault this week and for the conference and all those involved.  Also, for those interested, you are welcomed to join in for the opening worship at St. Luke’s Cathedral tonight (Monday, May 7th) at 7pm for the Installation of the Rev’d Barbara Graham as a Canon of the Cathedral.




The 9:00am service on Wed. April 11th is cancelled as Rev. Pam is participating in Engage Freedom! – Anglicans Against Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in Pickering, Ontario this week.  Please keep Rev. Pam, all participants and coordinators of this event in prayer as they dive into this important work.