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As the days draw in, our beloved books call us to spend time with them.  Maybe your books are telling you it's time for a new addition or two.  We can help at Grand River.  Whether you visit us in person at the lovely Five Oaks Centre, or order online - we have the titles you've been looking for!
Christ Beside Me, Christ Within Me
Beth A Richardson
Paperback | Mar 2016
sold out $14.00
(on order)
Jean Vanier
Michael W Higgins
Mar 2016
in store $15.95
When Momma Speaks
Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder
Paperback | Sep 2016
in store $29.69
Radical Amazement
Judy Cannato
Paperback | Jun 2007
in store $19.95
Thumbprint in the Clay
Luci Shaw
Paperback | Mar 2016
in store $23.99
In This Together
Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail
Paperback | Apr 2016
in store $19.95
Leaving Church
Barbara Brown Taylor
Paperback | May 2007
not in store $18.50
(available for order)
Altar in the World, An
Barbara Brown Taylor
Paperback | Feb 2010
in store $18.50
Learning to Walk in the Dark
Barbara Brown Taylor
Paperback | Mar 2015
in store $18.50
Celtic Daily Prayer
Northumbria Community The
Hardcover | Feb 2002
not in store $41.00
(available for order)

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Welcome to Grand River Bookstore

Grand River Spiritual and Educational resources is located at the Five Oaks Centre ( of the United Church of Canada. Programs are offered at Five Oaks for both lay and ministry personnel. Or, visit Five Oaks for your own personal retreat!

We specialize in books which support spiritual development, creative expression, personal development, leadership and change, therapeutic touch, congregational, clergy and worship resources, children’s literature, social justice, and special resources for most Five Oaks programs. We also have a variety of CDs, journals, greeting cards, fair trade products and much more! We serve as the United Church of Canada’s AVEL outlet – Audio Visual Educational Library – if you’re not already a member of this unique library service, ask us about joining or visit the AVEL website. (  We are proud to offer our AVEL Resource Catalogue and ordering system ONLINE! . Visit our new AVEL website today, set up your account and begin borrowing from the great selection of A/V titles! 

We celebrate that many of our customers tell us there are books available here they don’t find anywhere else. We welcome any feedback about your online shopping experience with us.

To Search for Books
Search for books of interest by keyword, title, author, ISBN, or publisher. You can tell what we have in stock, what we have on order, or what we can quickly obtain. Click on book covers for more information about a book.

To Order Online
To order books from our webstore simply create an account, select titles, and proceed to checkout. In-stock items will be reserved for purchase. Titles not currently stocked will be special ordered. We will send you an e-mail confirmation of your order, and will notify you when your books are ready for pick up. We will also ship your order directly to you for a small additional charge.

Thank you for visiting Grand River Bookstore online.

Visit us soon at Five Oaks Centre:

Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.