20 Congregations in the Eastern Synod Central Toronto Ministry Area: Working together, creating a vibrant church relevant in our communities

Events

What if we do not wish and long for new life, but actually do new life?

The following is the text of our report to the to the Eastern Synod Assembly on 22 June 2018, regarding our work in the Central Toronto Ministry Area by our Dean, Rev. Dr. Christian Ceconi. Thank you, Laurie, for inviting me to speak about the Central Toronto

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“Let’s not be afraid to move beyond our comfort zone”

About 40 participants from our area congregations attended our Lunch & Learn on Saturday 26 May, to hear Anglican Bishop Susan Bell of the Diocese of Niagara, encourage us on our path towards church renewal. The 5 working groups summarized their discussions with these statements: “Let’s not

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Journeys to Justice Book Launch

The Citizens for Public Justice are launching “Journeys to Justice” Thursday 31 May at their Annual General Meeting at The Mary Ward Centre, 70 St.Mary Street, Toronto. Contributors include: Moira Hutchinson, Peter Noteboom, John Olthuis, Jennifer Henry, Leah Watkiss, and David Pfrimmer. The book launch is at

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Grant Workshop at Grace Lutheran in Oakville

  Saturday 20 October – Grace Lutheran will host a workshop on finding financial assistance for your congregation through grant applications from local, provincial and national foundations and government agencies. This is sponsored by the Eastern Synod and there is no cost to participants. Presenters are Lisa

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Spirit Song Concert at Redeemer Cancelled

Unfortunately, the Spirit Songs Concert at Redeemer, planned for June 16th, featuring Coco Love Alcorn, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Ticket buyers will receive refunds. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding! SaveSave SaveSave

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Community Evening Prayer at Redeemer Lutheran

Community Evening Prayer is a contemplative, lay-led service of candlelight, scripture and prayer rooted in the Lutheran and Anglican traditions. All are welcome! The sessions are held on Thursday evenings from 7pm to 8pm. The next sessions will be on May 24th, June 7th, and June 21st.

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Toronto Hosts Parliament of the World’s Religions

November 01 to 07, 2018 – More than 10,000 people will participate in the 2018 Parliament, which will last for seven days and comprise more than 500 programs, workshops, and dialogues, alongside music, dance, art and photography exhibitions, and related events presented by the world’s religious communities

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CLAY Gathering Toronto Home Team! Calling youth 14-19

We’re doing it! We are gathering a team of 50 youth from across the GTA to attend the Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth Gathering at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, August 15-19. Join an incredible road trip and build lifelong friendships. Read more at our CLAY page.

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