Category: Community

Raw Carrot community engagement manager Elena Haskell and St. Andrew's Barrie's Penny Barker restock the sales table and talk about the seasonal flavours of the heart-warming soups.

Soup venture nourishes staff and customers

The Raw Carrot builds skills, friendships and dignity as it serves hand-crafted soups – an inspiring mission project that began in a church kitchen in Paris, Ontario.


On our own land – learning and sharing together

Out of our long-time building since the fire in mid-February, the past few months have felt like we were journeying in a land we really didn’t know or understand. It is something God understands because other peoples have encountered such challenges.


Diversity and learning on our human journey

As a human creation of this loving Creator, each one of us is  unique, beautiful and valued. Our human journey is an adventure of exploration of discovering who we are and how each of us can make our community and our world more beautiful. 


We greet the King in the midst of our uncertainties

Just as the Spirit drove Jesus into the wilderness, the Spirit sends us into places of uncertainty where we confront our weakness and insecurities. Journey with us as we follow our Lord this week and beyond.


Latest on the fire investigation and clean up

Surveillance video of the evening of Feb. 19, 2023 shows a community group let the man Barrie Police later charged with arson in to the building and did not ensure he left. 


Long-time friends welcome us Sunday

Starting March 12, we have our own temporary space to worship as a family again. It’s a place where many in the community have worshipped and thanked God for the […]


Fire guts library, investigation closes building

Barrie, Monday, February 20, 2023 – Just after 10:30 p.m. yesterday, Barrie Fire responded to a fire at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on Owen St. in downtown Barrie. The fire […]


Be-attitudes: try one on!

Simple doesn’t necessarily equate to easy. That’s true in terms of words and deeds, and its especially true when we consider Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. The list of attributes […]