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One Special Night

December 8, 2017 - Join us on Sunday, December 10th at 4:00pm as our youth present "One Special Night" A Christmas Pageant. There will also be special performances by our beginner band, junior and youth band. Everyone is welcome! Read More


Operation Christmas Child

October 18, 2017 - Once again this year, St. John's Citadel will be a pick-up/drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. You can pick them up at the office during the week from 9:00am to 4:00pm. National collection week is November 13-19. Collection Sunday here at The Citadel will be Sunday, November 12th during the AM service.  Read More


VBS 2017 Operation Arctic

July 26, 2017 - VBS was held here at the Citadel from July 10th to July 14th and it was a great week spent learning about God's love through the Bible. This year we had over 120 kids registered as well as 53 helpers and staff. A great big thank you to everyone who made VBS Operation Arctic a success this year. Mark your calendars for VBS 2018 July 9th to the 13th!  Read More


Etobicoke Temple Band

May 31, 2017 - This past weekend, the Citadel welcomed the Etobicoke Temple Band from Ontario. They arrived on Thursday and were welcomed with lunch here at the Corps. Friday was a busy day with a visit to a local seniors home, sight seeing and and an evening concert at the Trinity Bay South Corps. On Saturday, after more sight seeing and a delicious meal shared with our own senior band & friends, the band h... Read More


Celebrating God's Call

October 31, 2016 - On Sunday October 30th, our morning worship service was a celebration of God's Call to ministry. Kevin Hoddinott,Corps, was accepted into the Aux-Captaincy program with The Salvation Army and appointed to Paradise Pathway Community Church. A capacity congregation sang with great enthusiasm the old song, "So We'll lift up the Banner on High", as the Army flags were brought in. Kevin spoke from God'... Read More


Maestro of the Maritimes

October 6, 2016 - This past Weekend (Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2016) the Citadel Band held their annual band retreat her at the church under the leadership of Bandmaster Peter van der Hordon from Halifax Citadel. All weekend, the band conducted numerous rehearsals and gathered for worship times led by Major Judy Mayo.Peter is a noted composer and had a long career as a musician/conductor in the Canadian Armed Forces.The wee... Read More


A Great Big Heart

October 6, 2016 - Elina wanted to get together with her friends to celebrate her 9th birthday, but she wanted to do something different. She didn't a pile of gifts, so she decided to ask everyone to bring non-perishable food items for The Salvation Army Food Bank.This past Tuesday, she presented over 200 food items to the Food Bank. Way to go Elina, we are proud of you!Joining Elina in the picture are her Mom and p... Read More


There is Power in Prayer

September 26, 2016 - Here at the Citadel, we believe in the ministry and power of prayer to impact our lives and community. Every week our groups have a prayer focus, and we offer two special opportunities for prayer -  9:45am every Sunday and 11:00am every Thursday.Our prayer room is open whenever there is someone in the building. You can spend time alone, or with a prayer partner. Read More


There is Joy in the Lord

September 26, 2016 - Sunday September 25th was a Women's Ministry focus here at the Citadel, our guest speaker for the morning was Major Loretta Fudge. She shared from God's Word that we need to be people of Joy! Happiness is circumstantial and fleeting but joy is constant - no matter the circumstance we face. Using John 15, she showed that the secret to joy is found in Jesus (vine) and staying connected to Him.L... Read More


Going Deep at VBS

July 29, 2016 - This past month, the Citadel hosted over 120 young people and 44 volunteer Leaders for a week of VBS. Every day a different Bible story was featured such as Jonah and the whale, and Jesus and the disciples in the storm. As in previous years, during the week those attending brought non-perishable food items for The Salvation Army Food Bank. This year a love offering was received to s... Read More