Birthday celebration: On Saturday April; 28 friends gathered to celebrate Sylvia Hepburn's 100th birthday. Peter and Betty Paul attended and Peter has supplied some photos from the special event - you can see them in our photo gallery.

      Pulse... the May issue of the Pulse newsletter is now available here (as well as a one year archive).

      Congregational Telephone Directory... We’re planning to publish our congregational telephone directory in May. If you’ve made changes to your contact info and have not informed the office, please call or email the office (613-225-6648 x114 or If you would like your email address added to the directory, we need your written (e-mailed) permission.

Coming Events

    May @ Parkwood

        CANHAVE Marketplace... takes place at the church Saturday, May 5th, 2018 between 9:00AM and 2:00PM, to raise funds to help Aids orphans in Uganda. A list of items they're looking for can be found on page 5 of the April Pulse. Come out and support a worthy cause! More info on CANHAVE can be found here.

        Youth weekend at Gracefield... coming up this May long weekend, May 19-21. See Vicky Mabie for more info, or check out the Presbytery youth FB site. Cost: $70 (subsidies may be available).

        Impact Uganda... meet & greet with Leah Hopp, May 27. Learn about Leah's mission work in Uganda, and also about the Urbana Missionary Convention for students, coming up at the end of 2018. See page 3 of the May Pulse for more info.

        Men’s Breakfast... Saturday May 26, 8:00 AM @ Local Heroes, 1400 Clyde Ave, Ottawa (MAP). Speaker Jean Moreland Scott (see May 13 bulletin for bio; women are invited to attend the May meeting. Contact Tim Visser.

        Lunch & Learn... next meeting May 28 @ 12:00 noon: Guest speaker: Susan McCullough. See page 3 of the May Pulse for more info.

    Next month & beyond @ Parkwood

        OCSL Spring/Summer Softball... is starting up again. For more info see page 9 of the April Pulse; to sign up email Michael and Carrie Morris at

        Gracefield Summer Camps... see page 11 of the April Pulse and note particularly plans for Parkwood folk; go to Gracefield's website at for info on all camps. If anyone wishes to be involved in organizing a Gracefield Camp Day in September please speak to Don Pestaluky for the Fellowship Team or an elder. Increased costs and a lack of leadership has meant that this event may not take place.

      Please check the weekly bulletin and/or the monthly calendar for other upcoming events. Both can be found in the "news" drop-down menu.

Photo gallery

      Check out our photo gallery featuring some special events from September 2014 to a recent significant birthday celebration.


      People associated with Parkwood who have passed away within the past year include Rose O'Connor (14-Jun-2017) · Edna Alexander (16-Jun-2017) · Russ Passmore (3-Nov-2017) · Phil Campbell (13-Dec-2017) · Rob Nickerson (5-Apr-2018)

    recordings of services are made each week and are available at reasonable cost. Normally the scripture passage(s), special music and sermon are recorded. If you missed a particular week and you'd like to "catch up" please talk to Gord Walford or contact your elder or the church office ( Currently we are offering recordings in digital format, but arrangements can be made to provide them on a CD.

    Annual Report, etc:   the latest annual report (2017 - 49 p, 3.7 MB, Feb. 21/18)   ·   AR2017 with horizontal funds table (Feb. 21/18)   ·   list of team members (Apr. 3/18)


(picture @ top: Parkwood exterior, April 1984)



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