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to the Parish of Belmont

Digital Home of the Anglican Community including
Westwood, Norwood, Havelock & surrounding area.




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Did you know...

  • 2017 is St. Michael's 140th Birthday!

    We'll be hosting events throughout the year, so please bring a friend & join us.

  • Help Us Make Sandwiches
    Help Us Make Sandwiches
    The annual spree of sandwich making for Havelock Jamboree begins today and continues through the week. It earns us a significant contribution to the parish but it also requires a lot of help to ease the workload.
    If you can contribute time to help, please meet at Christ Church beginning Monday at 9:00 am and continuing through the week.
    All the supplies are available. awe just need assemblers. With enough help we just need an hour of your time.
  • Havelock Jamboree Rummage Sale
    RUMMAGE SALE
    St. John’s ACW will be holding its annual Jamboree weekend rummage sale. Great chance to donate and to buy.
  • Westwood Portable
    Westwood Portable
    Thank you for the work that has been done to refurbish the St. Michael’s portable over the summer. Some things still need to be looked after: trim around the doors and windows put on; outside needs to be scraped and painted; inside might need a painting; stairs will have to be replaced. If you take on any of these tasks or perhaps be part of a work day, please let me know or talk to Tom and we will get one organized.
  • Coin JarsCoin Jars
    The coin jars have been collected from each church and will be returned to you in early September. The purpose of the jars is to gather up the loose change we all collect in our pockets and purses and donate it to a group or organization that helps meet the needs of children. Your suggestions for local initiatives that could you the help would be appreciated. The jars will be collected again early in December.
  • 2018 Church Calendars
    2018 Church Calendars
    This notice is always a wakeup call to how quickly time flies! Calendars for 2018 will be available soon and we will be placing a parish order early in September. To be sure no one is missed this year, there will be an order sheet in each church. Please put your name on the list if you are interested. The cost is $5.00 per calendar. The order will be place on Tuesday September 12th.
  • Education for Ministry
    The new study year begins in September. If you are interested in knowing about EFM contact me directly or have a conversation with Judy Acreman or Laurie Strawbridge.

Schedule of Services

A new schedule of Sunday services from August to Advent 1 has been posted in each church along with the Sunday Readings for the same period. Download the pdf below.

 

On the Calendar

  • Decoration Day
    Norwood Legion (Branch 300) will hold its annual Decoration Day service at Norwood Cemetery on Sunday September 10th at 1:00pm. Please come out and support the families of veterans and Legion members who have died in the past year.
  • Hospice Norwood
    It was announced in late July that Hospice Norwood has finally received its charitable number from the Gov’t of Canada. Work will be ramping up on modernizing the current house and adding an addition. Fundraising will also shift into high gear now that tax receipts can be issued for amounts over $20.00 Please see the bulletin board in each church for more information in the first Hospice Norwood Newsletter.
    A public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday September 19th 7:00 pm at the Norwood Legion.
  • Being God's People
    Being God's People: Embracing Difference, Building Solidarity: The annual Outreach & Advocacy Conference will take place Saturday November 4, 2017 at St. John's, York Mills, 19 Don Ridge Dr., Toronto. With a keynote address from Dr. Carl James of York University and a range of workshops, it is sure to be an enriching and thought-provoking day. Mark your calendar!

"The Happenings"

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About Us

Welcome to the parish of Belmont.
Come on in. We love to have visitors, and look forward to meeting you.

There are 3 churches that make up the parish; in the heart of the Kawarthas.

St. Michael's is situated in a lovely forested setting, just outside of the tiny hamlet of Westwood.

Christ Church is nestled into a picturesque backdrop on a maple lined street in the small town of Norwood.

St. John the Evangelist stands proud on it's beautiful corner lot in Havelock.

Our small rural communities have come together in our own Anglican community here in the parish of belmont.

Parish of Belmont Incumbent

The Reverend Gloria Master

Rev. Gloria Master has been the Incumbent in the Parish of Belmont since September 2005. She and her husband Don have retired to the small rural community of Norwood.

Gloria is an active advocate for small multi-point and rural churches of all denominations. When she can discover a rare moment of spare time, Gloria enjoys reading, puttering in the garden, walking and, most recently, photography.

Churches in the Parish of Belmont


St. Michael's Anglican Church

Sunday Service - 9:30am
1826 Hwy #38 - Westwood, ON


St. Michael's News

This year, St. Michael's celebrates 140 years! The first service at St. Michael's took place on January 1, 1877; and we have been serving this community and its people ever since.

Christ Church

Sunday Service - 11:00am
71 Queen St - Norwood, ON


Christ Church News

We offer a Bible study on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.

St. John the Evangelist

Sunday Service - 12:30pm
1 George St. E - Havelock, ON


St. Johns' News

We are offering our delicious Lenten lunches again this year, following the service at 11am. Lunch is home-made soup, sandwiches and dessert. The cost is by donation.

Fundscrip

You can help us raise money by joining our gift card fundraiser and it won't cost you a penny more than you would normally spend on everyday items!

Want to know how it works? Check out the video, or read on below.


What is the FundScrip fundraising program?

Fundscrip is an innovative program that lets you earn cash rebates for our group based on things you buy everyday like groceries, gas and other household items.

Every month you spend hundreds of dollars for things like food, gas, clothing, pharmacy, restaurants, electronics, home renovations, department stores, and so on.

All you have to do is pay for some or all of your purchases using GIFT CARDS bought at face value from FundScrip participating retailers and a percentage of every gift card purchased is contributed to our group’s fundraising efforts. So instead of paying with cash or a debit card, you use a gift card that you purchased through our group. It costs you nothing extra but you just earned money for our organization.

How to Order Your Gift Card & Support our Group

Visit the FundScrip website at www.fundscrip.com and click on the “Sign Up” button located on the top right hand corner and fill in the required information.

Parish of Belmont's Invitation Code:
XJU9EZ

Once you have completed the sign up process, you will be sent a confirmation email. Click the link in the confirmation email to complete your registration.

Now you are ready to login, place orders and start supporting our group!

Ask family & friends to support our group too!

We encourage everyone to invite their family members, friends, co-workers and neighbors to participate in our FundScrip gift card fundraiser as well.

Help us raise money and join our gift card fundraiser!

Here’s our Invitation Code


Have your gift card order mailed to you directly!

  • You can order your gift cards online any time and have them shipped to your home address for $0.73 (includes taxes).
  • You pay this $0.73 when you checkout your order.
  • There is a four (4) gift card limit in each order and a $500 maximum value of the cards.
  • Orders are processed four (4) days a week (Monday through Thursday) at 9:15 am ET once payment has been confirmed.
  • Don't want to pay shipping? Contact us to find out how!

Payment methods available to you:

  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) - FREE
    Requires completed application form and void cheque sent to FundScrip to be activated.
  • Interac Online - earnings reduced by $0.85 per transaction for those with accounts at the following financial institutions: RBC Royal Bank; BMO Bank of Montreal, ScotiaBank and TD Toronto Dominion
  • Credit Card (earnings are reduced by 1.99%)
  • Online Banking Bill Payment - FREE
    Pay for your orders as you would pay any other bill. There are no fees or deductions to earnings for using this payment. Please note that it can take at least three (3) business days for FundScrip to receive payment.