"Easter 2017"

The events of Holy Week and the Day of Resurrection have come and gone for another year or have they? Bear in mind that every Sunday is “a little Easter” a constant reminder of God’s compassion and love for this world and for all who inhabit it.

The season of Easter is a season of 50 Days beginning with Easter Sunday and coming to a joyful conclusion on Pentecost Sunday (June 4th this year). Rejoice and be glad in it!

What's Happening

St. Michael's is celebrating 140 years!

We'll be hosting events throughout the year, so please join us.

  • April 29th - 8pm
    Astronomy in the Park
    Westwood Park (beside the library)
    - bring a lawn chair
    - bring binoculars or a telescope
     (if you have them - it's okay if you don't)
    - come for an evening of wonder and enjoyment

    see the e-news version

    There's a free night sky app for your phone if you want to download it before you arrive:
  • Happenings
    If you would like to receive a copy of Happening electronically, please send Gloria an email (belrev15 at gmail dot com) and we will add you to the circulation list we are building.
    Starting April 23rd, 2017
    The congregations of Christ Church, Norwood and St. Michael’s, Westwood will share worship each Sunday at St. Michael’s with the service beginning at 9:30 am until the end of June; when we all sit down and consider what might come next. Please note that each congregation will use its own offering envelopes so please remember to circle the appropriate church name on your envelope.
  • Fundscrip
    Place your order next Sunday (April 30th). If you have birthdays to buy for in the next while consider a gift card. Fundscrip is offering special bonus to the parish from the following participating merchants: Chapters, Indigo and Coles 7.5%, HomeSense 8%, Winners 8%, Marshall’s 8%!
  • Photos
    We would like to add more photos to the website. If you have any to share (older or recent); please let us know. You can send them to Gloria or directly to Grace (our webmaster). If it's a physical photo, it will be returned to you; just be sure to include your mailing address!
  • Historical Group Visit to St. Michael's
    May 4
    The group from Ptbo. (approx. 35-45 people) will be starting their "tour" at the Mill in Westwood around 9:15am on May 4. From the Mill, they will be going to your Church, and possibly visiting at the United Church afterwards. They will then stop at the Westwood Library where one of their people will be presenting a talk on Rev. Farrar. The next stop will be at the Historical Society to take a look at the Schoolhouse Display.
  • Thank You
    To Anita Andreas who did a great job of fundraising for the Easter Seals Telethon this year.
  • Online News
    Read the April issue of The Anglican online.

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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.

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.


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:

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.