For the final instalment in our series on justice, Lyndon Jost will give a talk titled "Gendering Society: A Historical Perspective." There is no cost to attend, but please patronize the venue. Drinks and food start at 6:30pm, and the talk starts around 7:20.
We will be hosting another newcomer's lunch on Sunday, May 14th right after the service in the Rosedale Cafeteria. This is a great opportunity to get to know what Grace Toronto Church is about and meet members of the community. Pastor Dan MacDonald will be speaking. This lunch is open to all attendees who have not previously attended a newcomer's lunch.
Come join us for another night of drinks and lawn games at Track & Field bar on College. This is a great event to invite friends from outside the Grace community for a time of fellowship in a casual setting. Admission is free and there is no need to RSVP.
Building renovations are fully underway and we would like to you to tour the site to see our progress for one special day! The building tours at 383 Jarvis St. will be led by staff right after the service on May 7th from 1pm-3pm. Signups are required. Please visit: bit.ly/gracetours to register.
Join us for brunch at St. Paul's Bloor Street on Saturday, May 6. Our speaker will be Discipleship Coordinator Wendy Stringer. All women from Grace Toronto Church Downtown and West as well as friends are invited!
We will provide financial, building, and church plant updates as well as hold an Annual General Meeting immediately after service on April 30th. Pizza will be provided for children during the meeting.
To kickoff our Grace Centre for Faith and Work (GCFW) year, we will be enjoying food and drinks after work in the city at the Spoke Club on King Street. This is a great opportunity to mingle with other members of the Grace community while basking in the spring weather. This event is open to other non-Grace colleagues and friends as well!
SIGNUPS ARE NOW FULL
We have had an overwhelming response for this event and have reached maximum capacity. We look forward to hosting again in the future!
Grace Toronto Church joins The Gospel Alliance for a special Good Friday service on Friday, April 14th at St. Paul's Bloor Street. Pastor Dan MacDonald will be preaching. An offering will be taken and proceeds after costs will be donated to Toronto City Mission.
Drop in anytime between 10am-1pm for a time of prayer on Good Friday at Leonard Hall, Wycliffe College (5 Hoskin Ave). This will be a time to renew our intimacy with God as we worship him and pray for our city and church. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the second talk in our winter series, Wendy Stringer will be speaking on what it means for us to do justice. There is no cost to attend, but please patronize the venue. Drinks and food start at 6:30pm, and the talk starts around 7:20pm.
We are hosting another set of free dinners throughout the city. This is a great opportunity to meet other members of the community over a meal. To pick your dinner date, sign up using the Google Doc here: https://goo.gl/forms/pKoAh7rL8t4Uejzj2
Come join Grace Centre for the Arts (GCA) as we attend a performance of J. S. Bach’s St. John Passion by the Cor Unum Ensemble Baroque orchestra and choir with guest director Adrian Butterfield. The performance will be held at Trinity College Chapel at the University of Toronto. Please email email@example.com to RSVP.
Hope Toronto is hosting another Mercy Week with some special speakers on various relevant topics. All talks will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church in the Winchester Room. Please note that the final talk on March 11 is open to all parents and children from the GTKids ministry.
Bring your friends and come hang out with us at our first Friday night event of the year! We'll be at Track & Field Bar for drinks and indoor lawn games. Stop by anytime between 7-10pm on Friday, February 24 at 860 College St W.
Grace Centre for the Arts is hosting another Filmspeak this month featuring Un homme qui dort. Join us for a screening of this french classic film by director Bernard Queysanne, followed by a casual discussion.
Grace Toronto invites all young adults (18-25) to participate in the first YA retreat. We will be heading to an AirBnB in Thornhill for some fun and relaxation and considering the theme of "Love" from a Christian perspective, as outlined in C.S. Lewis's Four Loves.
Our February instalment of West End Talks is happening on Monday, February 13 at the Yellow Griffin Pub (2202 Bloor St W). Seeta Scully will be speaking on the topic of justice from her work as a crown attorney.
Grace Toronto will be hosting a Volunteer Fair on Jan 29 after the service in the hallway, directly outside of the auditorium doors. We invite you to come and learn more about how you can serve the church this year!
The following ministries will be represented: children’s ministry, communion set-up, parking, sound, storage, snacks, young adults and youth. Visit each booth to speak to a ministry representative.
There will be a townhall meeting on Sunday, January 22 along with a congregational vote to confirm new members of the diaconate. Please be prepared to stay a few minutes after the morning service at the downtown congregation to participate in the vote.
Please note that our Grace Gatherings (GGs) will resume on January 16. There are limited spots for new signups. Please email Joe Choi (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Our Young Adults ministry will be hosting its first Gospel Talks of 2017 at a new location this Friday, January 13. Please note that we will be meeting at Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto (5 Hoskin Ave) NOT 383 Jarvis (which is currently under renovations).
Our YA ministry will have its first luncheon of the new year this Sunday, January 8th at Rosedale Heights School of the Arts. Weekly Gospel Talks fellowship will resume on Friday, January 13 at a NEW location at Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto (5 Hoskin Ave) at 7pm.
We will have a special joint service with our West end congregation on January 1, 2017 at Rosedale Heights. Service time begins at 10:30am.
We will be hosting a joint Christmas Eve service at Rosedale Heights School of the Arts on December 24 at 10:30 a.m. Come celebrate Christmas with us! Please note that there will be NO service on Christmas Day (Sunday)
Calling all bakers! GT Kids and the youth ministry will host a bake sale after the service on December 18 in the cafeteria. All proceeds will be donated to Hope Toronto's Christmas initiatives. Please sign up using the Google Form: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1rAN5D3Wk8zbd_H3Aqg7cTMLorDRig1woOmurFd79P0w/edit?usp=sharing
The final rehearsal and sound check will take place on DECEMBER 18 at 10 AM. Please drop-off your child in the cafeteria. Parents, please help your children memorize the song using the resources provided in the latest newsletter.
Join us for another women's brunch on December 3 for food and fellowship. Jen Michel will be sharing a message and all friends/peers/coworkers are very welcome to attend. Please RSVP to email@example.com
On Nov 20, our school-age students will be packing 60 shoeboxes in support of Operation Christmas Child. If you would like to help contribute shoebox items or pack your own shoebox, please visit the GTKids table outside of the auditorium.
Be our guest! We are hosting multiple dinners in the Grace community between Nov 13-27 where you can meet people over a free dinner!