Birds Hill United Church

God’s Family of Seekers and Servants

Welcome to Bird’s Hill United Church!

This quaint, small church is nestled in the Town of Bird’s Hill and is filled with warm, caring people who not only enjoy the Sunday Services but also support a vibrant UCW, Prayer Group, Outreach Programs and Adult Education.

Sunday Services

10:00 a.m. from September to June.

What We Believe

Birds Hill United Church is part of the United Church of Canada. Please visit their website to learn more about what we believe.

 

Birds Hill United Church welcomes all into our community of faith. We have embarked on a process of becoming an Affirming Ministry within the United Church of Canada, whereby we are public, intentional and explicit in welcoming people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.

Special Services and Events

PLEASE JOIN US ON SUNDAYS AT 10:00 AM

THE FOLLOWING WILL BE ADHERED TO

Safe distance seating is available in both the Sanctuary and in the Hall where the sound system allows you to hear equally well.  Anyone who is sick is asked to stay at home and get better.

The services will be indoors abiding by government regulations as follows:

  • Mask wearing is optional. (if you forget yours, we have a supply at the door)
  • We will be entering through the front doors (if physically possible), where you will be asked to use hand sanitizer and attendance will be taken and you will proceed to be seated social distancing. Offering plates will be placed at the front door for your convenience.
  • Due to the concerns of the variants that are surfacing, we will require proof of vaccinations, so please be prepared to show your card at the door so that it can be noted on the attendance sheet – once noted, you will not need to show it again;
  • We will be exiting through the hall door.
  • Refreshments will be served after the service – please plan to stay.
  • Visiting after the service is allowed but you must do so wearing your mask and be safe distancing.

We are following these guidelines to keep everyone safe and healthy.  We look forward to seeing you.

Ongoing Events (September to June)
Tuesday Morning Prayer Group (TMPG) meets @ 9:45 am @ the Church or at various homes each Tuesday Morning. Call Louise Chernetz @204-299-7792 to confirm the location; keeping social distancing in mind; Will start up again on September 13th, 2022
United Church Women (UCW) meets @ 1:00 pm @ the Church the 1st Thursday of every month –  NEXT MEETING IN THE FALL ON SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2022 WHICH WILL BE A POTLUCK LUNCH MEETING AT 1:00)
Board Meeting @ 1:00 pm @ the Church the 1st Tuesday of every month  (NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2022) 
Men’s Breakfast @ 8:30 am at the Legion on De Vries & Henderson the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month

 Adult Education on Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 pm; (Starting date in the Fall) 

  • T’BJIGGN PLANNING MEETING: Meetings will be held via Zoom or in person as arranged (this is a planning meeting which involves Transcona Memorial United Church, Bird’s Hill United Church; John Black Memorial United Church, Immanuel United Church, Grey Street United Church, Gordon King Memorial United Church and North Kildonan United Church) (NEXT MEETING SEPTEMBER 26TH , 2022 @ 12:30 (BRING A BAG LUNCH) BEVERAGES WILL BE PROVIDED AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT TRANSCONA MEMORIAL UNITED CHURCH, 209 Yale Avenue, West 
Upcoming Events
 
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
 
  • “COFFEE ON BURT” a well deserved midweek break in our church hall on Wednesday afternoons from 1-3 starting on May 18th until the end of June.  Come and join us.  This is open to all ages.  Come and bring your family and friends or come alone and meet your neighbours for fun and visiting.  Coffee/Tea and snacks will be available to enjoy.  This is an opportunity to have coffee and conversation or play a game of cards, cribbage or any other game that you enjoy or if you knit or crochet, bring your project with you.  We have an abundance of puzzles (one is started already).  The aim is to have a relaxing enjoyable time.      
  • JUNE 26TH, 2022 @ 10:00 AM.  IT WILL BE OUR LAST SERVICE IN JUNE AND JAN HARDING WILL BE JOINING US WITH HER GIFT OF MUSIC AND IT WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A POTLUCK PICNIC AT JOEY SARGENT’S @18-3102 BIRD’S HILL ROAD, SO BRING YOUR FAVORITE PICNIC FOOD TO SHARE.  ALL ARE WELCOME.
  • A BONUS SERVICE WILL TAKE PLACE AT BHUC ON JULY 3RD @ 10:00 AM – KAREN WILL DO THE SERVICE AND DAN WILL DO THE MUSIC AND OTHER CHURCHES MAY JOIN US TO SEE HOW THINGS ARE DONE AT BHUC.  IN THE PROCESS, YOU WILL GET A “CHURCH”ORAMA PASSPORT WHICH WILL LET YOU KNOW WHICH CHURCHES WILL HAVE SERVICES IN THE NORTH-EAST PART OF WINNIPEG IN THE SUMMER MONTHS AND YOUR PASSPORT WILL GET “STAMPED” WHEREVER YOU MAY EXPLORE!
  • NEXT PEROGY MAKING DAY WILL BE IN THE FALL (DATE TO BE DETERMINED).  YOU MAY ORDER PEROGIES BY CONTACTING JACKIE W. @204-668-8442.   THEY ARE $7.00 A DOZEN AND ARE ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS!

Rev. Karen E. Toole

Ordained United Church Minister

Karen is a prominent Winnipeg speaker on spirituality, grief, loss and aging.

Come and join us. We would love to see you.

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