Parkdale United Church

429 Parkdale Ave, Ottawa

We are a very diverse community
Everyone is welcome!

Our Vision

To form followers of Jesus in such a way as to transform our community and our world.

What we do

Parkdale's congregation responds to God's call and Jesus' teaching by:

  • Uniting in joyful worship
  • Providing Christian learning opportunities
  • Reaching out to people in need both in our congregation and the greater community
  • Promoting Justice
  • Managing our Time, Treasures and Talents for the glory of God and the blessing of the world

Upcoming Sunday Services are still online.  In-person services are not permitted during the current lockdown.   See COVID-19 update below.

Join us for a virtual service via the Internet


First Sunday in Lent, February 21st, 10:30 AM

Rev. Dr. Anthony Bailey

News and Events


Our congregational Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, February 28th at 7:00 PM.  As announced in a congregational email on Feb. 12th,  the meeting will be held via a Zoom call.  There is also a phone in number for those without a computer.   Contact the church office for connection details if necessary.  Our Annual Report is available by clicking  [HERE]  ParkdaleUC2020 Annual Report 


We hope that you enjoyed the Ash Wednesday Lent Garden to start your Lenten Journey. Please take a moment to visit the page of first Sunday in Lent with your family.   Click [Here ]  to continue our journey.




Please join OIM’s CEO Rev. Ken McLaren our guest speaker on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 7:00 PM.  This is an organization dedicated to promoting change in the areas of poverty, homelessness and social justice in Ottawa.  Stay tuned for more information.


We were delighted to have had so many of you join our last Images & Stories on Jan. 29th and even more delighted to have a few enquiries on how to donate to the Veteran’s building  Click [Here ] for information on how to donate.

Our Camino 2021 Journeying together through lent

Our 2021 Lenten Resource.

Each day there will be a devotional written by someone from our congregation.  You also will find the three biblical passages for the day and a brief bio of the reflector with a prayer.

Available from Ash Wednesday to Holy Week. Delivered online on Mondays.

Click [Here] for more information on how to participate.

A New Year Blessing

Click [Here ] to view a special New Year’s Message from the Parkdale family.

How to mourn when you can’t be together

Listen to a CBC radio interview with Rev. Bailey from the Ottawa Morning broadcast from April 21st with Robyn Bresnahan   Click [Here]  

You can view a video recording of the Worship service here.

The Service Bulletin can be viewed by clicking here: bulletin Feb 21 Lent 1 

To view previous SERVICE VIDEOS and SUNDAY SCHOOL lessons click here

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Update

Please note that, until further notice, because of the COVID-19 pandemic,  all in-person worship services and other meetings and activities that take place at the church are suspended.    We will advise as soon as there is a change.

Please  [click here] for details.

IN FROM THE COLD   “Take-Out Meal” program is suspended.

Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for permitted  purposes or activities, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for work where the work cannot be done remotely.

This is to inform you that because of the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic spreading, to our disappointment and certainly to the disappointment of our guests, we must shut down our In From The Cold “Take-out” meal programme from this Saturday, January 16, 2021 until it is safe to start-up again.

Please [click here] for details.

Parkdale Calendar

Please note that, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, most meetings and activities that take place at the church. are suspended.  

The Messenger

Monthly Email Newsletter


429 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Y 1H3
(613) 728-8656