Metcalfe Street Church  


Metcalfe Street Church is a reformed, baptistic, and evangelical church located in Ottawa, Ontario.


We believe that God’s purpose for his church is that he be glorified (Eph 3:10, 21), as we:

  1. Worship God together in spirit and truth (John 4:24; Acts 2:42)
  2. Grow toward maturity in Christ by using our gifts to serve one another (Eph 4:11-16; 1 Pet 4:9, 10)
  3. Proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to the world (Matt 28:18-20; Acts 1:8)

Doctrinal Distinctives

  • We are Evangelical
  • We believe the Bible is inerrant and sufficient
  • We hold to a Reformed view of salvation
  • We practice believer’s baptism

Practical Distinctives

  • We are governed by a plurality of male elders, who are equal in authority and mutually accountable
  • We uphold the ministry of all believers
  • We are devoted to worship regulated by Scripture
  • We practice biblical church discipline
  • We desire to be actively involved in world missions
  • We are evangelistic
  • We cooperate with other churches
  • We seek to help train future church leaders
  • We support and practice biblical counselling
  • We are supportive of families