Presbytery News

The Westmount Rebuild

Pictured above on, September 15, 2017, you can see the Worship Centre and the front of the row of townhouse units. See here for background information.  The 16 townhouse units (with 3 or 5 bedrooms) are now fully occupied. The custom-built DayCare centre in the basement of the Worship Centre has spaces for 40 children. See below for a picture of the exterior of the Worship Centre taken the evening of its dedication, November 21, 2017. Other pictures from that evening can be found here.

Take a look, also, at the story in the December 7, 2017 Globe & Mail here.

The story was updated in the January 9, 2018 issue of the Edmonton Journal here.

Calvin (Hungarian) Presbyterian Church, Edmonton

    Meet the Rev Jozef Paizs of Calvin Church.

Janet Taylor ordained and inducted as minister of Braeside and Westmount Churches on July 8

Recently joined in a two-point charge, Westmount and Braeside congregations welcomed the Rev. Janet Taylor as their minister in a service conducted by the Presbytery of Edmonton-Lakeland in the Braeside church building. Here is the charge delivered by the Rev. John Dowds to Janet Taylor and the Westmount and Braeside congregations.

Braeside Church serves the city of St. Albert. The Westmount church property in North Glenora is being redeveloped as a small chapel with several housing units (see above).

   Jean Bryden Retires

The Rev Jean Bryden retired from the ministry on June 30, 2017. She came to Edmonton as the minister of Strathcona Presbyterian Church in June 2008 and, when Strathcona amalgamated with Mill Woods Congregation, September 2014, Jean became the minister of the amalgamated congregation.