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Cobourg Church Directory

Church on The Hill — Opposite the Northumberland Mall on the north side of Elgin St. W. (actual address is 584 Courthouse Road); service at 10:30 AM runs to approx 12:15; lively worship, excellent weeknight junior high and high school ministry; affiliated with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada.
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www.churchonthehillonline.com

Cobourg Alliance — Two contemporary services on Sundays; 9:00 AM (note new time) and 11:00 AM at 1333 Ontario Street north of highway 401; Extensive high school youth, junior high and children’s ministry programs, with RIOT being the largest Jr. High mid-week program in Northumberland County. Strong emphasis on Life Groups which meet in various locations. A Saturday night service at the Cobourg Community Centre starts at 5:00 PM; except on holiday weekends. Check with the church for schedule. Member of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. No Saturday night service on holiday weekends.
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www.cobourgalliance.ca/

Calvary Baptist Church — King Street West at Ball Street, ¼ km west of Shopper’s Drug Mart — A blend of evangelical flavour and a more formal order of service. 10:30 AM. Member of Canadian Baptists of Ontario & Quebec (CBOQ)
SEARCHLIGHT Ministry Partner Church

www.calvarybaptistcobourg.com

St. Peter’s Anglican — 8:30 and 10:30 AM — King St. W (at College St.) — Large congregation and staff offer a huge variety of services and mid-week programs, and various choirs.  www.stpeterscobourg.org

Christ The Servant — Originally formed as a breakaway group from a local Catholic Church, this church now welcomes people from various backgrounds in a relaxed and friendly setting in the Cold Springs Community Hall on Cty. Road 18 (approx 6 km north of Cobourg) at 10:30 AM.   A mixture of liturgy, modern worship, Catholic folk worship and homily with a fellowship time after.
SEARCHLIGHT Ministry Partner Church
www.christtheservant.ca

Grace Christian Reformed — 10 AM, 440 King Street East — A liturgical order of service that combines formal and informal elements. Member CRC.
SEARCHLIGHT Ministry Partner Church

www.gracecrcofcobourg.org

Salvation Army — 59 Ballantine (off Division) 10:30 AM  — A worship service in the Salvation Army tradition including Salvation Army Band at most services. (Note: This is not the address for Salvation Army Family Services.)
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Other area churches include St. Andrew’s Presbyterian, Rice Lake Vineyard, Trinity United, Rural Faith United, Fellowship Baptist, St. Michael’s R. C., and many United and Anglican Churches in Grafton, Colborne, Salem, Cold Springs, etc.

Port Hope Church Directory

Grace Evangelical Missionary Church — 2 Centennial (Cavan & Jocelyn) 10:30 AM — Located where the Ganaraska River meets highway 401. Good teaching, a variety of worship styles; a friendly, welcoming church.  Also home to a Tuesday morning Bible study at 9:30 AM for men and women (September – May) which is attended by people from a variety of churches. (Winner of the Searchlight Best Church Library award!)
SEARCHLIGHT Ministry Partner Church

www.gemchurch.ca

Calvary Pentecostal Church — Rose Glen & Croft Street 10:30 AM — 1/4 km south of MacDonald’s Port Hope location at the Ontario St exit of the eastbound 401. PAOC
SEARCHLIGHT Ministry Partner Church

www.cpcporthope.ca/

First Baptist Church — 11:00 AM, Downtown Port Hope next to the Post Office on John St.
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Port Hope Gospel Hall — Cavan St. at Highland, 11 AM — A very small conservative evangelical church in the Brethren tradition.

Kingdom Life — A Charismatic fellowship recently launched, meeting in the Ruth Clarke Activity Centre (Mill St. & Peter St. SE Corner) Sundays at 10:30 AM

St. Mark’s Anglican — King St 8:00 and 10:30 AM — Historical church is one of the oldest in Canada. Also Wednesdays at 10:00 AM (see note below under St. John re. this service in summer). www.stmarksporthope.ca

St. John The Evangelist Anglican — Pine Street n. of Walton — 8:30 and 10:30 AM — Also Wednesday morning at 10AM (which alternates in the summer between St. John and St. Mark’s). www.stjohnschurchph.ca/

Other area churches include  Port Hope United, The Parish of Perrytown (Anglican), New Hope United Church (Welcome), St. Paul’s Presbyterian, Our Lady of Mercy R.C.

Area Parachurch Organizations

The first six local organizations listed here depend on the financial support of people like you.

Christian Horizons — Seven area locations; ministry to developmentally challenged adults.

Northumberland Youth For Christ aka Northumberland Youth Unlimited  — a chapter of Youth For Christ/Canada serving youth and families in the western part of Northumberland County including Port Hope and Cobourg through large events, the Created to Create arts program, high school ministry and one-to-one counsel and mentoring. www.nyfc.org

United Christian Broadcasters — Cobourg’s Christian Radio station at 90.7 FM with studios located at 150 King Street West. Also 102.3 in Belleville.

Beginnings Pregnancy Centre —. 700 Darcy Street, Unit 18, Cobourg. Pregnancy testing and support. www.beginnings.ca/cobourg

Salvation Army Family Services — Swayne Street at College, Cobourg — Various types of social and economic support to individuals and families in need, including Good Food Box program, Collective Kitchens, etc.
SEARCHLIGHT Ministry Partner Organization

Northumberland Christian School — Danforth Road, Cobourg — Day school grades K-8;  Member of the Ontario Alliance of Christian Schools. Scenic facility.
SEARCHLIGHT Ministry Partner Organization
www.northumberlandchristianschool.com

Better Together Refugee Partnership — Several churches participating in a project to, when completed, bring seven refugee families to Cobourg and Port Hope.  Facebook page link.

Canadian Christian Business Federation — This group of Christians in business  meets monthly at The Buttermilk Café on King St. W. in Cobourg at 8:00 AM on the first Tuesday (note recent change of day) of each month. The only charge is the cost of your meal. Part of a growing national network of chapters.  ccbf.org

The Gideons — National Bible-distribution organization has a local chapter.

Full Gospel Businessman’s Fellowship — Usually a breakfast on the 2nd Saturday morning of the month at the Best Western Hotel in Cobourg with a guest speaker and guest musician; check with Searchlight for confirmation and breakfast cost. (This information needs updating.)

Villa St. Joseph — Monk St., Cobourg; on the lake; hosts various day and residential retreats reflecting various types of Christian spirituality, and is also available for rental by the multi-faith community. Contact for schedule villastjoseph.ca

Scriven Christian Academy — Toronto Road, Port Hope; emphasis on individual learning using home-school materials in a group setting. Note: This school is ultra-conservative; King-James-only.

Treasure Trove — Used clothing ministry of St. John’s Anglican, Port Hope. Seasonal. Open for two hours on Wednesday nights and three hours on Saturday mornings now thru the end of November. www.stjohnschurchph.ca

Lakeshore Pentecostal CampDenominational residential camp and summer cottage property; approx 2 miles east of Cobourg. Morning and evening services daily except Saturday throughout the summer are open to the public, and free parking is available. See website for details. www.lakeshorepentecostalcamp.com

Alliance Family CentreDaycare, preschool and after-school facility operated by Cobourg Alliance Church, 1333 Ontario Street. Age: Infant and up. Usually a waiting list to get in.

Duir SchoolA small preschool and after-school program for children who face special challenges located downstairs (back door) of Grace Missionary Church in Port Hope. www.duirschool.ca

Regional Churches of Interest

Brighton Fellowship Christian Reformed Church — One of the largest churches in Northumberland County centrally located on County Road 2 in Brighton’s west end. Sunday mornings at 10:00 AM. brightoncrc.org

Eddystone Baptist Church — An historic, 180-year old building with a traditional service.  Exit the 401 at Grafton and go north, veering right (east) at Eddystone Road. Church is on the left.

Prospect Missionary Church — in Colborne on the main street in the town’s east end.  SEARCHLIGHT Ministry Partner Church

Evangel Pentecostal Church — In Brighton.

 

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