Sermon, Sunday February 19, 2017

This Sunday is Family Sunday for children in JK-Grade 6. Kids join their families in the Sanctuary for an integrated service with experiential activities for the whole family! We continue our Sermon Series in the book of Mark, ‘Inside Out’. This Sunday we are taking a look at […]



Plan to attend our Annual General Meeting on Sunday, February 26th. Stay for a chili lunch after the 11 am service,  followed by the AGM.  Everyone is welcome.  It’s a great chance to be together and learn about life at St. Paul’s Leaskdale. Pick up a copy of the Financial Statements […]


KidZone this Sunday

At SPL, kids matter. We want them to know the love of God and be excited about coming  to church! Please join us Sunday, February 19th at the 9 am or 11 am service for Family Sunday.  Kids in JK to Grade 6 join their families in the […]


Teach Me How To Pray: Thanksgiving

If you want to go directly to the blog post , or subscribe to the blog,  click here.  Albert Einstein once said, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” […]


Syrian Family Update

In 2014, the SPL family generously contributed to support Syrian refugee families coming to Canada. The first family arrived in Canada over a year ago. A second family will be arriving this Spring. Interested in helping prepare for their arrival?  Please see the list of items below still […]


Sermon, Sunday February 12, 2017

This Sunday, we continue our sermon series, Inside Out, looking at Mark 6:1-6. Mark 6:1-6 (NIV) A Prophet Without Honor 6 Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. 2 When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. […]



What is Knit-A-Square? Knit-A-Square is an organization that provides warmth to Orphaned and Vulnerable Children and raises awareness of their plight.  Many of these children – 1.5 million in South Africa: 1 million in Malawi alone – live in unheated homes and sleep on the floor. Once a […]


Teach Me How to Pray: Confession

What does it mean to confess our “sins” to God? What if we forget a “sin”? What if we die before we confess all our sins? Will we still be forgiven? These are all questions I have heard on the topic of confession. Read More. Or subscribe to the […]


Men’s Breakfast

Guys meet for breakfast at 8:30 am on the first Saturday of the month here at St. Paul’s Leaskdale.  Saturday, March 4th is our next breakfast.  It’s a great way for guys to connect.  Join us!


Ladies Book Day

Calling all Ladies….let’s read a book and talk about it!  Join us at SPL on Saturday, March 25th, 2017, 10 am – 1 pm, to talk about the book, “Present over Perfect: Leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of living”, by author Shauna Niequist. The […]



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Sermon, Sunday February 5, 2017

This Sunday, we welcome Rev. Doug Rollwage, Minister at Zion Presbyterian Church, Charlottetown, PEI and Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Grab a coffee and meet Rev. Rollwage in the fireside room between services. bulletin-sunday-february-5-2017 Sermon Study Questions: John 11:17-44 Why did Jesus […]


Youth @ SPL

Rock (Grades 7 &8) & Youth (Grades 9-12) Sundays, February 19, March 5, 19, April 2 & 30,  7-9 pm at SPL. Meet in the Sanctuary. We look forward to seeing you there! Youth Retreat: Friday, April 21-Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Camp Crossroads in Gravenhurst, ON.  We will […]


Teach Me How to Pray: Adoration

Teach Me How to Pray: Adoration By Konnie Vissers As we cross country skied through a deserted section of Algonquin Park this weekend, I stopped for a minute and listened, listened for something, anything—silence. All I could hear around me was the wind lightly rustling trees far off […]


Attention Students

Attention Students: Are you applying for a Leadership in Training position, camp staff or mission team experience this summer? St. Paul’s Leaskdale supports its students through prayer and, if eligible, financial assistance.  Want to know more?  Please contact Heather Payne at or 905-252-3395 for more information. Please find […]


Sermon, Sunday January 29, 2017

This Sunday, we continue our sermon series, Inside Out, looking at Mark 4:35-41. Mark 4:35-41 (NIV) Jesus Calms the Storm 35 That day when evening came, he said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side.” 36 Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he […]


Teach Me How to Pray: Lament

Teach Me How to Pray: Lament January 24, 2017 By Konnie Vissers Twice in the past week, people in our church have asked me how to pray. I stumbled through a haphazard response, trying to seem like I knew what I was talking about. And I pray often, […]