What You Can
Expect at Glad Tidings
How long is the service?
A typical service at Glad Tidings is approximately 90 minutes long. Before the service begins, please feel free to grab a complimentary hot beverage (coffee, tea or hot chocolate) from our Café located o the Lobby.
Is there something for my children?
The Nursery is available for infants and toddlers up to three years old. Children can be dropped off at any me during the service.
Kidzone Junior is open during the service for children from age three to Senior Kindergarten. Children in both the Nursery and Kidzone Junior must be signed in and out by their parent or guardian.
Kidzone is available during part of the service for children from Grade 1 to Grade 6. Children will be dismissed after the offering so they can join their parents for part of the worship service.
Our ushers will by happy to assist you if you have any questions about our children’s ministries.
What is the music like?
Our live band consists of the keyboard, piano, drums, guitars, and saxophone with various singers. We love to sing about what God is doing in our lives, about the character of God, and our response to what God is doing in our lives. We make sure our music ministers to all age groups.
What about the pastor’s messages?
We believe the Bible is still relevant today, so we share what it teaches in ways that are current and engaging. During the message, feel free to take notes in a notebook or electronically.
At the end of the message, the pastor may invite you to respond. If something the pastor has spoken about touches your life, feel free to come to the front for prayer. We’d love to have the opportunity to meet you and pray that God will meet your needs.
Will I be asked to give money?
If this is your first time at Glad Tidings, we don’t want you to feel pressured to give—just sit back and enjoy the worship experience.
We believe members and regular a enders of Glad Tidings should help support the church financially. This is an extension of our worship as we thank God for blessing us by giving back.
Money that is collected through our o offering helps us operate the church and our ministries so that we can serve our local community.
What do I do after the service?
After the service, please feel free to join us for a hot beverage in our café. We would enjoy the opportunity to get to know you and hear your story.
How can I get involved at Glad Tidings?
Glad Tidings is an exciting place with lots of areas to volunteer in. If you see or know of an area that you’re interested in getting involved with, please speak to one of our Ministry Staff. It would be our pleasure to help you get involved and connected with the ministries and people of our church.