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
Services are held in-person and are also live streamed over the internet.

Fifth Sunday in Lent , March 26th, 10:30 AM

Message: Jesus Wept and was Deeply Moved

Rev. Dr. Anthony Bailey

The Service Bulletin can be viewed by clicking here: March 26 worship bulletin

News and Events

LENTEN STUDY led by Rev. Dr. Bailey

This series will be in-person in the Ladies’ Parlour.

 (All sessions will begin at 7pm.)

In Luke: Jesus and the Outsiders, Outcasts, and Outlaws, pastor and bestselling author Adam Hamilton explores the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus as told in the Gospel of Luke. We find Jesus’ care and compassion for all as he welcomes sinners and outcasts. Please register with JoAnne in the office (613 728-8656) so we can provide the necessary number of worksheets for the session.

Wednesday Evenings from Feb. 22 – March 29 at 7 pm.


A 24-hour Vigil has become part of our Easter tradition at Parkdale and we are pleased to announce that it will be held again this year, from 6am Holy Saturday, April 8 to 6am Easter Sunday, April 9.  The Chapel will be open during this time for those who wish to spend an hour in prayer in this lovely space.  For those who would prefer to participate from home, that option is also available this year. Please indicate In-Person or Virtual in the comment section on the sign-up sheet. You can sign up at the following link:


Parkdale United Church in Ottawa, Ontario, has an opportunity for a full time staff member, to combine pastoral care and community outreach as the Minister of Pastoral Care.  This staff member could have ministerial qualifications or other combinations of skills, education and experience.

For detailed job posting click here: Job Ad March 2023

You can view the video of the Worship service here.

To view previous SERVICE VIDEOS and SUNDAY SCHOOL lessons click here

In From The Cold

On Saturdays, 2 PM to 5 PM

 November 12, 2022 to March 25, 2023.

The IN FROM THE COLD program has now ended for the season.  We will start again in the fall. 

Please [click here] for details.

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Update

CHURCH IS OPEN FOR Sunday Worship Services

Please note that masking is now optional while in the church building. As always, if you are feeling unwell or experiencing any kind of respiratory difficulties please enjoy our service online.

Please  [click here] for details

Parkdale Calendar

Please note that, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some meetings and activities that normally take place at the church. are suspended or held online.  

The Messenger

Monthly Email Newsletter


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