July 25

Worship service

"Come and see!"


July 18 worship service at Saulaine


For those who cannot attend Saulaine, we invite you to watch prerecorded Svētbrīdis.

July 11

Prayer as openness





The Gospel for Latvians




Commemorating the deportations of June 14th


June 6 church service Approaching the Mystery






 May 16.  Worship. ASCENSION DAY



Happy Mother’s Day!


Rembering Kurland Front (Kruzemes cietoksna piemiņai)


May 2nd Zoom Worship Service


White Tablecloth Day and

Day of the Restoration of Latvian Independence.





Happy Earth Day!

  Pastors Dag and Ģirts have prepared this short Earth Day video
(Reflections, prayer and song). Enjoy!



Good Friday Worship service:


 Thursday, April 1, 6:00 pmMAUNDAY THURSDAY WORSHIP with Communion.





March 21 "ZOOM" Service led by pastor Ģirts Grietins and Dag Demandt


"The Northern Maiden"

Zoom Worship Service Feb 21.

Remembering those lost to fire in Toronto

Organ music performed by Rev. Dr. Anita Gaide


with Communion
on February 17, 6 pm
Worship service on February 7 praying for the victims of the fire in Toronto:

"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away." Rev 21:4

 Let us pray and support the victims of the fire in Toronto: Jana Jansons, Kai Jansons, Amanda Freimanis and Matthew Zdybal as well as survivors Arija Celeste Jansons who lost her son, Jade Jacobis and their families.

Fundraiser for Arija Jansons


(Svetbridis for this Sunday was recorded before the sad news, but it shows Jesus friendly approach to everyone)



With our deepest sorrow we inform you of the passing of

Aina Avotins

Aina Avotins was born on June 27, 1926 and passed away on January 1, 2021

(more information about her life and service in Latvian: https://www.stjohnslatvian.ca/latviesu/sakums)

Funeral Service will be held on January 9, 2021 at 10:30 am.

You can watch the recording of the funeral here:

 Epiphany Worship (Dean emer. Ivars Gaide, rev. dr. Anita Gaide)


Blessed New Year!




Merry Christmas!

Watch our Christmas Family Worship Service:


In Christmas Jesus comes to us as a child.

What are the questions we ask our God as his children and what questions Jesus asks us?


3. Adventa dievkalpojums / 3rd Advent service - 13 dec 2020 live

Celebrating prāv. emer. Ilze Kuplēns-Ewart

Service from St. John's



Let us pray and celebrate Advent:

Due to the current situation with the Covid pandemic, The Church Council has decided to suspend In-Person Worship. Let us enjoy our video services.









Now you can see our Church service from different angles (thanks to Beate Augustane and Davis Maksins)

Our Latvian worship service from Harvest festival in church.


We are thankful to everyone who joined our worship service in Saulaine:



Worship service for this Sunday is from Kristus Darzs:


Worship in Latvian and English about Miracles


Worship in Latvian

Join our Sunday Worship in Latvian and English:


Let us worship, reflect and pray (in Latvian):

Commemorating June 1941 deportations:

Introduction to Apologetics.

The Problem of Evil. (In Latvian)


Pentecost Worship services online


Here you can see Pentecost reflection and prayer from pastor Grietins in Latvian:


You are also invited to join our online worhsip services with LELBĀL and St. Andrews in Latvian.

(For more information see the Latvian homepage https://www.stjohnslatvian.ca/latviesu/sakums)


Listen to the second installment of pastor Girts Grietins podcast about Apologetics. How do we find our way among different religions and beliefs?


 Introduction to Christian Apologetics (in English)

The New Name

(reflections on the Book of Revelation, in Latvian) 

Have a blessed Easter !


Holly Week meditation with pastor Ģirts Grietiņš.


 Let us join Palm Sunday's video worship service presented by pastors and musicians of Canada.


Take a look at this Sunday's new video



You are welcome to listen to pastor Ģirts Grietiņš audio reading from C.S. Lewis "Mere Christianity" (in Latvian).