Welcome to the CHWUC Website!

Welcome - Cole Harbour Woodside United Church is a Christian community where people genuinely care about each other; a place where faith and action are intertwined and where all, regardless of age, sex or status, are considered part of the family and encouraged to develop their faith through worship, education and service.

The CHWUC’s mission statement is, “offering the care and comfort of Christ”. As our minister, Rev. Dr. Susan MacAlpine-Gillis, states in her welcome letter to new members, “We are a church that believes in putting our faith into action. We place a high priority on inclusion, participation, education, and celebration. Our doors are open to one and all.” This is seen clearly in both our Sunday services and in every other aspect of our church. Each Sunday you are met by friendly faces throughout the sanctuary and hall. From the beautiful music by our pianist, the children’s voices in call to worship, the fresh flowers donated each week, the performances by our choir and other guests, all the way to the sermon, you instantly feel the fellowship of our congregation on your first visit.

Our hope is that with this website you can find out everything you need to know about the church from who we are, where we come from, and where we are going, to our various ministries, types of worship, outreaches, and building rental inquiries.  If you can't find the information you are looking for send us an e-mail or give us a call.

Men’s Lunch on Wednesday, April 8th @ 12pm in Fong’s Restaurant

April 8th, Unified Board Meeting @ 7:30pm in the Woodside Imperoyal Chapel

Worship at Parkland on Wednesday, April 8th @ 2:00pm in Harris Hall.

Women, Wine & Worship will be meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.  The next gathering will be on April 21 @ 7:15pm at Pilot’s Pub in Woodside

Maple Syrup Sale  -  Once again we will be hold­ing our Maple Syrup Sale.  This is an annual fund­raiser for our church.  Order forms with quantities and prices can be found on the table in the nar­thex.

Come, Dine with Jesus  -  Please join us on April 2nd, Maundy Thursday for dinner!  We will gather in the hall and dinner will be served at 6 o’clock.  Please bring food (main course, salad and desserts) to share.  A sign-up sheet can be found on the table in narthex.  Buns and bever­ages will be provided.  During our time together, we will remember and re-enact the Last Supper that Jesus shared with his disciples.


Sunday, March 29                10:30am CHWUC Choir Palm Sunday Concert

Monday, March 30                9am Morning Prayer @ St.Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church

Tuesday, March 31               9am Morning Prayer @ CHWUC

Wednesday, April 1               9am Morning Prayer @ Iona Presbyterian

                                         7:00pm Holden Evening Prayer @ CHWUC

Thursday, April 2                  9am Morning Prayer @ St. John’s Anglican

                                         6pm Maundy Thursday Potluck @ CHWUC

Friday, April 3                       9am Morning Prayer @ Grace Communion

                                         1:30pm Ecumenical Service @ St. Luke’s Anglican Church

                                          7pm Worship @ Port Wallis United

Saturday, April 4                   9am Morning Prayer @ Regal Road Baptist

Easter Sunday, April 5            6:45am Sunrise Worship in the sanctuary followed by a Potluck Easter breakfast in the hall @ CHWUC

                                         10:30am Easter Worship & Communion @ CHWUC

**Please note change of location for Sunrise worship on Easter Sunday.  It will take place in the sanctuary of CHWUC this year.

Family Movie Night @ CHWUC.  The movie would be one suitable for all ages so invite your friends and family to join us on April 18th @ 6:30pm (tentative time).  If you are planning to attend please sign sheet on table in narthex so we can know numbers, have contact info and also your suggestions of movies you might like to see.

Confirmation Sessions  -  We will be offering Confirmation sessions for those persons interested.  Sign-up sheet on entry table.  Time & dates TBA.  Confirmation will take place on Sunday, May 24th.


Contact Info

Cole Harbour United Church

15 Bissett Rd.
Dartmouth, NS
B2V 2T1

Phone: 902-434-7714
Fax: 902-434-2901
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Latest Newsletter

 Every couple of months we publish a newsletter and sent it out to everyone giving updates on the church and its ministries.  

To see the latest version, click here

Resource Centre

CHWUC Resource Centre

Mon  7-9p

Tues, Wed, Thurs 10-1


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