Events & happenings
The Simcoe/Muskoka District Health Unit region is now in the Red-Control level effective Monday March 8. In light of this, the Official Board voted unanimously to shift Collier Street United Church back to Phase 1.
What does this mean?
Worship leadership will take place outside the Church building. All services will be offered only online effective immediately, and the building will be open only to staff.
We appreciate that Christmas is a special time in the life of our Church family, and in that light we want to ensure everyone stays safe and healthy.
After months of being away from the sanctuary at Collier, we are pleased to advise we will be returning to In-Person worship on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021. There are some required preparations underway to prepare for our safe return, including allowing our worship leaders and AV personnel to become comfortable back in the sanctuary.
Our worship plans for the next few weeks:
- Sunday, September 19 and 26 – worship will be held online via Zoom, with worship leaders, Bible reader, and A/V people in the sanctuary, refreshing our systems while keeping appropriate social distancing.
- Sunday, October 3 – in-person worship will begin.
Registration to attend in-person is required either online or by calling the church office before Thursday at 2 p.m. Covid protocols will be in place.
Thank you for your patience and support as we work through this transition. We are all in this together!
parking lot renovated!
The parking lot at Collier Street United Church has recently been renovated – and it looks great!
We give our thanks to the crew that renovated the parking lot.
And we thank you for your patience as the renovation was in progress.
Tiny Food Pantry Installed at Collier!
What is this?
Similar to the Tiny Libraries that you see in neighbourhoods, Tiny Food Pantries stock food items to help people who are homeless and/or have food insecurity.
The pantries are stocked with items based on the population in the area. As a number of the guests on and around our church property have no home, we would look at stocking ready to eat, drink or wear items, such as bottled water, granola bars, nutrition drinks, socks etc. depending on the season.
Collier United is part of a city wide pilot project for the Tiny Food Pantries. For the first 8 weeks The Barrie FoodBank will be monitoring and stocking the food pantry, tracking what and how much is used. After the 8 week pilot project Collier will be responsible for restocking and monitoring the food pantries, with help from the Busby Outreach Van and The Barrie Foodbank.
Our Pantry is located in the lower garden near the tall light standard. The supplies to construct the Pantry were donated by Elmvale Home Hardware, along with a cash donation from MPC out in Oro.
The really cool thing is that this is a multi-church, cross-denomination project – with Trinity Anglican, Grace United and Burton Avenue United all participating along with Collier in the pilot. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian will be helping to stock and monitor once we get up and running. The goal is to expand the Pantries across the city… helping people in many neighbourhoods.
The installation took place on July 26th at Grace United.
Coming Soon In The Collier Building!
Would you like to make this a reality?
DONATE to this Capital Campaign effort now or anytime.
Your donation will make it happen next summer, 2022.
God bless you and your gifts to Collier!
New Electronic Sign Installed!
Drive by and See it!
You can join us September 19th, 2021 for a dedication.
stories in glass
collier united stained-glass window book
$15 copy with pickup from church
$20 copy mailed to you
Call the office at 705-726-1511
This special book is brain-child and passion of our own Leona Appleby.
The book features photos, descriptions as well as the meaning behind each scene depicted in stained glass. Pick up your’s today!
fundscrip gift cards fundraiser
Fundscrip Gift Cards are now available to order from the church office. Great gifts and a great fundraiser for the church!
Click the button to order the form. Complete the form and submit to the office by 9am Monday morning for Thursday pickup.