you to join us on
Sunday mornings at 10AM
for Worship and Church School.
Our Sunday worship
services begin with a Musical Reflection at 9:55am – which is also the time when we ring our bell. If
you arrive at church after 10:00 am. please enter
the Sanctuary quietly. If you (or
your family) would like to serve as a Greeter or Chalice Lighter on a Sunday
morning, please let an usher know. As a courtesy to all, we ask that you please turn off your cell
phone (or leave it in your car or at home) before entering the Sanctuary so
that we can preserve a peaceful environment during Sunday worship.
Religious Services are held in the Sanctuary on Sundays at 10AM from September through
June with lay led services offered during the summer
months. Pulpit presentations, guest speakers, and special presentations, which
offer fresh perspective on religious, ethical, or social topics, are featured
regularly. We have numerous rites of passage (dedications,
marriages, union ceremonies, memorial services) held at Murray Church throughout
the year. To arrange such a ceremony, please contact the
Church Office. Large Print orders
of Service are also available at the back of the Sanctuary,
please ask an Usher or Greeter for one.
Lay-led summer services are held every Sunday at 10:00AM in the Sanctuary.
Summer services are a unique opportunity for members and friends
to share their interests and spiritual practices in a less formal,
small group setting. Click here for a list of the summer services
we are offering this year.
and inclusive congregation is a "Welcoming
Congregation" to bisexual, gay, lesbian and transgender
Music adds a rich dimension to our worship
services. Our Director of Music, Dennis Ferguson, provides
a music program that stimulates and challenges the congregation. The Adult Choir offers an impressive
range of solo and group songs. The Choristers, Murray's youth choir and
the Murray Musicians frequently
contribute to our services.
Child care is available in our Nursery for babies
and toddlers. Children aged three and older are welcome to visit our
Sunday School classes.
Parents are always welcome in youth worship and in our classrooms.
Parents with young children may wish to listen to the
service in the John Murray Room, located across from the sanctuary. Toys are
available there so you children can play quietly.
the service, members and friends gather for
coffee and conversation in the Unity Room. We serve Equal Exchange coffee
and sell Equal Exchange cocoa products during
the coffee hour each Sunday. Every purchase benefits: farming
co-operatives that use sustainable farming methods, the
Equal Exchange organization (a local company), Murray Church
and you! To learn more about Equal Exchange and Murray
Church, click here.
Hearing Devices Available
who may have trouble hearing our worship services in the Sanctuary, We have
devices at the rear of the Sanctuary. When you arrive for a worship service, please
ask an Usher for one. They will be glad to show you how to use it.