Celebrate Joy

Celebrate with us all the joyous things happening at GTC this Christmas season! You can pick up a paper version at the main entrances or download a copy here.


Christmas Comfort Service – Monday, December 4, 7pm
A comfort service for those experiencing grief and loss during the holiday season. Together we’ll sing a few Christmas carols, hear some thoughts from Scripture, and have the opportunity to place the name of your loved on the Christmas Comfort Tree which will be placed in the foyer throughout the season.

Christmas Eve – Sunday, December 24, 10am and 6pm
10am – We invite you to bring the whole family out for a meaningful service as we celebrate the birth of our Saviour. Kids are invited to come to church this morning in their pjs.

6pm – Our annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service is always a special evening of the year. Our Joyful Noise Kids Choir will also perform.

*Services can also be watched online at live.gtsudbury.ca

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Gingerbread Bash – Sunday, December 17, 10am
A Christmas party for kids where we’ll build a gingerbread nativity, play games, sing songs, and learn about the first Christmas ever. If anyone can help make gingerbread cookies please contact Pastor Sherri (sherri [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca)!

Joyful Noise Kids Choir
Our kids have been busy practicing songs for the upcoming Christmas season! Our choir will perform during the 10am service on December 10 and during our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on December 24 at 6pm. *Please note due to privacy concerns, only the audio will stream for our online audience. Special thank you to Amanda and Stephane Ostrander for leading the Choir!

PJ Day and Christmas Movie – Sunday, December 24, 10am
Kids are invited to wear their Christmas pjs this morning!


Jr. High (Gr. 6-8) – Tuesday, December 12, 6pm
A Christmas party filled with festive activities. Please contact Pastor Andrew (andrew [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca) with any questions!

Sr. High (Gr. 9-12) – Friday, December 15, 7pm
A formal Christmas gala for our high school students. Please contact Pastor Andrew (andrew [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca) with any questions!

Young Adults (18-25ish) – A lunch after the service will be on November 26. Our last YA for the year will be on December 6. Programs will resume on January 10. Please contact Pastor Scott (scott [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca) with any questions!


Men’s Breakfast – Saturday, November 25, 9-11am
Men are invited to join us for fellowship and a Christmas themed breakfast! Come and share your ideas on how to really make this coming Christmas a Christ-centered celebration and renewal of your faith for you and your family. There will be a basket at each table to help cover the cost of the breakfast (suggested minimum donation of $5). Please RSVP on Church Center. Join Men’s Ministry here.

Cookies & Coffee – Sunday, December 10, 11:30am
As we say farewell to 2023, we’d like to invite anyone new to GTC this year to stop by the Upper Chapel on December 10 at 11:30am for an informal Christmas dessert social! Guests will receive a small Christmas gift (while supplies last). So come grab a cookie and a coffee, and have some great conversation with other new friends and staff members at GTC! Feel free to contact Jean Bielaski (jean [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca) if you have any questions! Please RSVP on Church Center.


JOYful (50+) Christmas Formal – Friday, December 8, 5pm
A formal dinner catered by Helvi’s in the GTC gym. Tickets are $25/person. And don’t forget, this is a formal dinner, so feel free to wear the best you got! Please RSVP by November 30 on Church Center or in the foyer! Feel free to contact Pastor Josh (josh [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca) with any questions!

JOY (50+) Carolling – Sunday, December 17
After church on December 17, all JOY (50+) members are invited to help spread some Christmas cheer by joining us for carolling at some of the retirement homes in Sudbury. If you are interested in participating, you will find the details and sign-up information posted on the Church Center app or you can sign-up at the JOY Ministries table in the foyer.

Lunch will be provided after the morning service. Then we will head out to our first residence at 12:00pm to be there for 12:15pm. We will sing a few carols and spend some time socializing with the residents before heading out to the next place.

More details, including an itinerary, will be provided as we get closer to the date. Please contact Pastor Josh (josh [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca) with any questions!

Office Information

Tithes + Offerings

To receive a 2023 tax receipt: The last date to give for 2023 will be Sunday, December 31, 2023.

  • Cash/Cheque + Debit/Credit: Available on Sunday, December 31 before and after service.
  • Online and Bill Pay: Donations made up until the end of Sunday, December 31 will be included on the 2023 tax receipts. Find more info at gtsudbury.ca/give.
  • PAD: December 31 will be processed on the next banking day and be included on the 2023 tax receipts.

Thank you for your 2023 giving!

For more information about giving, please contact Jessica Manuel (jessica [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca). Thank you for your continued faithfulness, GTC!

Our office will be closed for holidays from Monday, December 25 – Monday, January 1. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

Staff Contact

All staff can be reached by their firstname [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca. If you have an urgent need outside of our holiday schedule, please call our office (705-522-4523) and leave a voicemail message for the pastor you are trying to reach and they will get back to you as soon as possible.


Do you need more information or have questions about any of these events? Please contact Jean Bielaski (jean [at] gtsudbury [dot] ca) and we’d be happy to help you! Thank you for a wonderful year, GTC! See you in 2024!