Join Us

Sunday Worship

Please join us for worship and see who we are and what we do. We meet every Sunday at 10:00 am.

Support Our Work

There are many ways to support Glen Cairn United. All methods provide an official income tax receipt.

Give Monthly by PAR

Download the PAR Authorization Form here. Print and fill in the form. If you choose per-authorized debit, attach a VOID cheque to your form. Mail your information to: Rose Cambourne, The United Church of Canada, 8 Switzer Street, New Lowell, Ontario L0M 1N0, or fax the form to 1-416-232-6003.

PAR givings may be changed at any time.

Interac e-transfer

Transfer funds directly to the church through your online banking account. Set the church up as a new Interac e-transfer payee using as the email address.

Initiate an Interac e-transfer and create a security question. For security reasons, please provide the response to your security question in a separate email.

Canada Helps

Donate online through Canada Helps.


Mail your cheques (today’s date or post-dated) to Glen Cairn United Church, 140 Abbeyhill Drive, Kanata, Ontario K2L 1H5.

The church building is closed, please do not drop cheques off at the church.

Gift Cards

This fundraiser helps you with your groceries and shopping. Gift cards in various denominations are available for sale every week after church, and the more of us who use them, the larger the benefit to the church. It costs you nothing, yet earns us money. All proceeds go to church funds.

Gift card sales are suspended until further notice.

Becoming a Member

Please speak to Rev. Elaine Beattie if you would like to transfer your membership to GCUC.

Are you new at GCUC?

We use e-mail to communicate general information to you regularly. Sometimes we call you you too. Please let the church office know by sending a note with your email address and phone number to at

Helping Out

Join with others and help us in what we do.

After Worship Snacks

Provide cookies, squares, loafs, etc. on an occasional basis. Having food following the service tends to improve fellowship and gives people a chance to visit.

After Worship Cleanup

Following the fellowship time after church you will take the cart with the dirty cups and coffee makers, etc. to the kitchen and wash them up. That's it!

Scripture Reader

Reads the printed welcome at the beginning of the service and introduces the first hymn, reads the scriptures which have been given to you by Friday at the latest, reads the Minute for Mission from the booklet provided as applicable.


Hand out the orders of service at the sanctuary doors beginning at approx. 9:15 a.m., Ask two other people to help the two greeters to take up the offering, and, following the service a quick check is made of the sanctuary to retrieve any belongs which have been left behind

Communion Server

Help serve the communion elements either by intinction or by plate and cup. Worship chair meets with the servers 10 minutes before the service to go over their roles.

Sunday School Teacher

Opportunities exist to teach either full time or part-time. There is a very comprehensive curriculum for your use, and training and support are provided.

Audio/Visual Technician

Control the world! (Well, the part that's visible through our live stream anyway.) Set up cameras and mics, and help run the live streamed broadcast. Don't panic: training is provided.