Port Nelson United ChurchAn Affirmed Church, 3132 South Drive Burlington, Ontario,
Our Mission

CHURCH ACTIVITIES & NEWS

Worship Service on Sunday, October 15 at 10:30am
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This Weeks Announcements (Port Nelson Notebook)
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World Food Day
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Nursery Coordinator Position Available - September 2017
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Port Nelson Annual Report - 2016
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Visioning Plan 2017
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Adult Small Groups Brochure
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Caring Ministries Brochure
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Children and Youth Ministries Brochure
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Reaching Out Ministries Brochure
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A complete list of activities is available on the Events Listing page and our Worship opportunities can be found on our Our Sunday Morning page.

WHO WE ARE - OUR VALUES


New Member Testimonials

MP3 New member Testomonies    June 18, 2017  New Member Testimonies

MP3 New member Testomonies    February 12, 2017  New Member Testimonies

The Thomblison Chat about the Lloyd Auditorium   November 20, 2016  The Thomblisons Chat About the Lloyd Auditorium

MP3 New member Testomonies    May 8, 2016  New Member Testimonies

MP3 New member Testomonies    December 18, 2016  New Member Testimonies

A Sense of Community
Community was fundamental to early Christians and to the development of the early church. So it is at Port Nelson. A strong sense of community permeates Port Nelson. Jesus said, "Where two or three come together in my name, there I am with them." (Matthew 18:20) In the many ways in which we gather in community, Christ is present with us. At Port Nelson we believe that everyone has gifts to share. "There are different kinds of gifts, but the same spirit." (1 Corinthians 12:4) Using our gifts demonstrates the Spirit of God at work and contributes to a sense of community.

Affirming
We affirm, include, and celebrate people of every age, race, belief, culture, ability, income level, family configuration, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation in the life and ministry of Port Nelson. As followers of Jesus we believe that we are part of the body of Christ. The apostle Paul said that ‘the body does not consist of one member but of many´ and all are indispensable. (1 Corinthians 12:14, 22-26).

Caring
Caring for one another is important and vital at Port Nelson. We seek to follow Jesus' encouragement to "Do to others as you would have them do to you." (Luke 6:31). We also follow the direction in 1 John 4:11 that, "Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another." The realization that we are loved inspires us to love one another. We are blessed. We share this blessing with others in the way we care.

Growing Spiritually
We recognize at Port Nelson that each one of us is on a journey through life and that many people have a deep desire to grow spiritually. We believe that this growth happens in many ways through worship, prayer, study, service, action and more. The prophet Isaiah said, "See I am doing a new thing!" (Isaiah 43:19) With eagerness we continue to anticipate many new ways that we can help one another grow spiritually.

Meaningful Worship
"Sing to the Lord a new song... Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music; make music to the Lord." (Psalm 98) Worship is important! At Port Nelson worship is more than just a Core Value. It is a way of life. Through inspiring word, uplifting music, thoughtful prayer, poignant silence and in other ways we experience the Spirit of God in our midst.

Reaching Out
Jesus encouraged his followers to "Feed my sheep." (John 21:17) Since its beginning, Port Nelson has been reaching out, giving resources, time, money, and skills to support those in need. We strive to follow the words in 1 John 3:18 that we should "not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth." We are ready to discover, encourage, and support new ways of sharing God's love.