Chancel Guild

The ministry of the Chancel Guild is to care for and beautify the church in preparation for worship. This ministry team takes care of the linens, vestments, sacred vessels and furnishings. The guild members prepare the sanctuary for all services, including Baptisms, Weddings, and Funerals as well as, decorating the church for special festivals such as Easter, Christmas, and Harvest Thanksgiving. The Altar Guild also arranges flowers given by people in the congregation in memory of a loved one who has died, or as a thanksgiving for the blessings in their lives. If you are interested in becoming a part of this ministry, and would like to become a member of the Altar Guild, please contact Arlene Butson.

Chancel Guild Flower Chart:

All donations of altar flowers help to defray Chancel Guild costs and are greatly appreciated. If you wish to donate memorial or thanksgiving flowers, there are just a few easy steps to follow:

  1. Sign your name for the Sunday you wish to donate flowers.  The flower chart is located in the Narthex, beside the Sidesperson’s Table.
  2. Bring flowers, or make arrangements with a florist to have the flowers delivered, to the church by 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

Local Florists:

Stouffville Florist (by the Clock Tower)   905-640-2025

Lindy’s Floral Boutique (by the Gazebo)  905-640-2632

  1. Notify the office, before Wednesday, of what you would like printed in the bulletin. An email can be sent to or call the office to leave a message. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask any member of the Chancel Guild or contact the office.

Leader: Arlene Butson, Chair

Shirley Sled, Deputy

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