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We’re very excited to open our 2022-23 season on Tuesday September 20th with a new menu, several new ensembles as well as many of our favourites. Unless the government reinstates Covid protocols, the wearing of masks is recommended however not mandated at First United. Pre-registration is no longer required as well.

Special thanks to our lunchroom volunteers under the leadership of Jean Hoffmann and Barb Blain: Judy Berthin, Jana Heemskerk, Shirley Schweitzer, Pauline Williams Mary Wybrow, as well as Shirley Irish our treasurer, Joe Hipperson our usher and Matthew Savage our sound technician.

Remember to order your lunch requests by NOON every Friday at

Free Noon Hour Concerts will resume on Tuesdays starting Tuesday September 20th from 12:15 - 12:45.  Lunches will also be available from 11:30. Hope to see you then!
Pre-order lunches by NOON every Friday at
New menu:
  • Sandwiches - egg, ham, salmon or tuna ($6 for whole, $3 for half)
  • Nut-free Desserts - butter tart, date square or nanaimo bar ($2 each))
  • Beverages - tea or coffee ($2)
  • Water - free

The concert schedule can be found on the church’s website under EVENTS while hard copies will be available in the Narthex. Lunches can be picked up in Hilliard Hall from 11:30 and the half hour concerts will start at 12:15.

Looking forward to welcoming you back to enjoy great lunches and concerts.

Sharon Gowland, Concert Coordinator


FREE Noon Hour Concerts 2022

(King & William Streets, Waterloo)

Tuesdays 12:15 - 12:45 (44th Season)


Tuesday September 20

CaluJules - Flamenco Plus  

Claudia Aguirre - vocals & rhythm

Julian Berg - guitar


Tuesday September 27

Peter Shackleton - clarinet

Stephanie Mara - piano


Tuesday October 4

Tom Moher - saxophone 

Paul Stouffer - keyboard


Tuesday October 11

Larry Larson - trumpet 

Lori Gemmell - harp


Tuesday October 18

Guy Few - trumpet 

Stephanie Mara - piano


Tuesday October 25

Jung Tsai - violin

Rebecca Morton - cello

Tomoko Inui - piano


Tuesday November 1

Laurier Singers

Gerard Yun,  Director


Tuesday November 8

Matthew Wilkingson - violin,

Judy Douglas - french horn,

Brad Moggach - piano


Tuesday November 15

WLU Chamber Students

Christine Vlajk, Director


Tuesday November 22

Leith Quartet

Bruce Skelton - violin

Andrea Weber-Steckley - violin

Martha Kalyniak - viola

Cathy Anderson - cello


Tuesday November 29

Renaissance School of the Arts Flute Choir

Wendy Wagler, Director


Tuesday January 24


Musicians on the Go (MOTG)

Larry Larson, Mary Jay; Phil Seguin - trumpets


Tuesday January 31

Paul Mitchell Jazz Quartet


Tuesday February 7

Stillwater Trio

Bruce Skelton - violin

Cathy Anderson - cello

Joanne Bender - piano


Tuesday February 14

Wendy Wagler - flute

Cathy Anderson - cello

Beth Ann de Sousa - piano


Tuesday February 21

Marcus Scholtes - violin

Miriam Sewart-Kroeker - cello


Tuesday February 28

Autumn Debassige - singer & performer

Kathleen King Martin - accompanist


Tuesday March 7

Maureen Forrester Singers

Elvera Froese, Director


Tuesday March 14

Danielle Beck (saxophone) & Peter de Sousa (piano)


Tuesday March 21

Judith Souman - viola, Beth Ann de Sousa - piano


Tuesday March 28

Penderecki String Quartet

Jeremy Bell, Jerzy Kaplanek - violins

Christine Vlajk - viola

Katie Schlaikjer - cello


Tuesday April 4

KW Woodwind Quintet

Wendy Wagler - flute

Peter Shackleton - clarinet

Sarah Cardwell - oboe

Trevor Wagler - french horn

Heather Carruthers - bassoon