TGIF “Thank God, It’s Family Night”!

Families of all sorts are welcome to this informal event that happens six times annually on a Friday evening. Parents, g-parents, aunts, uncles, single parents or guardians are welcome to this program. Recognizing how exhausting parenting can be, come and rest after a busy work week.   Arrive as your schedule permits, any time after 5:00 pm. The program is from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and includes a simple meal that is child-friendly.

TGIF offers families a second or alternative experience to Sunday morning. If you have to work a Sunday shift or be away, TGIF gives your children (and you as parents!) a meaningful way to nurture faith.

After collecting your name tags, enter into the evening’s craft as a family unit. The evening will have a faith-based theme, which you will discover quickly! Following the craft time there may be a plenary activity and then a circle time for a brief time of story, prayer and singing (often with actions for the children!).

After hand washing and singing grace together, we enjoy a hot, comforting meal prepared by dedicated volunteers. A donation basket is circulated to cover meal and craft expenses. Of course, if you wish to make your regular church offering/gift as well at this time, you are most welcome to do so.

(For information about Pre-Authorized Remittance – PAR – as a way to make giving easy, contact the Church Office )


Mission Statement


“We seek to be a welcoming community, anchored in God’s love,
challenged to sail on the winds of the Spirit, sharing the
Good News of Christ with each other and the world.”


Edith Rankin Memorial United Church, 4080 Bath Road Kingston, Ontario Telephone: 613-389-2530 Email: Frontier Theme