On Friday, Nov 24, guest speaker Mike Chhangur (Resurrection Church, Ottawa) will speak at our Family Youth Night to discuss what it looks like to create a Christian counter-culture at home. This talk will be applicable for families with children ages 12 and up. On Saturday, Nov 25, parents of GTKids and Youth are invited to hear Mike Chhangur speak on the topic of family worship. Children's programming will also be provided.
Sign up online: http://bit.ly/gtcfamilyworkshops.
Faith and Work will host James Kelly, the founder of FaithTech. James will share how faith can intersect with the technology industry and present on innovative ways to serve God in our workplaces. Drinks and light refreshments will be served. Doors open at 6.30 pm and talk begins at 7 pm.
Celebration Sunday has been rescheduled for Sunday, Nov. 19. Grace West and Grace DT will worship together in the new building at Old St. Andrews (383 Jarvis St.). Please bring your friends and family to help us with this long-awaited homecoming. Special refreshments will be served.
View Dan MacDonald's letter regarding the rescheduling of Celebration Sunday.
Grace Centre for the Arts is hosting an open-house event on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 7 - 10 PM. Community members and church friends are invited to walk through the newly renovated space of the 1878 Old St. Andrew’s Church, view large-scale photographed portraits of neighbourhood residents, and hear an original adaptation of Bach Cantata 164 by award-winning composer, Ian Cusson. Drinks and light refreshments will be served.
This is intended as an outreach event, so please invite your friends, neighbours, and colleagues. Copies of GCA’s magazine, Imprint, will also be available.
Hope Toronto invites you to the upcoming annual banquet for the Pregnancy Care Centre (PCC). The PCC is an affiliate of Hope Toronto that has faithfully served women in the city who are in crisis pregnancy situations. Contact Mabel Lee (email@example.com) for ticket inquiries.
Join us every Sunday 9:45 to 10:15 AM in the Main Hall for "catechesis"--a "teaching" time to learn and explore the central beliefs of the Christian faith. All ages welcomed. Everyone will be expected to have memorized the Question and Answer of the week, and we will spend our time unpacking the meaning of these answers together.
All youth Gr 6 - 12 are invited to join us at 9:45 AM at Grace Toronto Church DT for "catechesis"--a "teaching" time to learn and explore the central beliefs of the Christian faith. Each youth will be expected to have memorized the Question and Answer of the week, and we will spend our time unpacking the meaning of these answers together. See more on the "New City Catechism" here.
Grace Toronto's Young Adults group is participating in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. We will be raising funds for the Grace Toronto Church Building Campaign through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. Please help us reach our fundraising goal of $5000.
The crew is working overtime to ensure that our building will be ready in time. On Oct 8th, the downtown congregation will be holding a soft launch at 383 Jarvis St, which will help us work out the kinks of being in a new space. Everyone will be worshipping together in the sanctuary this Sunday, including children.
Please save the date! There will be a children's ministry volunteer training session held at 383 Jarvis St. Volunteers will have the opportunity to join the first portion of the Prayer Meeting, participate in a "Plan to Protect" training, in addition to meeting with their respective classes in breakout sessions.
Witness a live dialogue on one of history's greatest questions, "Is God a Figment of Our Imagination", between Alister McGrath, the atheist who would become a theist, and Michael Shermer, the theist who would become an atheist.
Ticket sales: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/is-god-a-figment-of-our-imagination-tickets-36002656916?aff=GraceToronto&afu=63476536023
Join us for our second pick-up basketball game on Saturday, August 26, from 10am-12pm at St. Paul's Bloor Street. Everyone is welcome! The cost is $5 per person. To sign up, please click on this link http://bit.ly/2sNoxxW. For more information, please email Joe@gracetoronto.ca.
Join us to explore the dynamics of early childhood parenting, the story of love presented in the Bible, and the daily practices that lead to flourishing for families and communities.
Friday evening families will need to find a childcare, but a children's program will take place on Saturday.
Please register here.
Hope Toronto in collaboration with other community agencies has organized an event where neighbours from all walks of life can gather together for an afternoon of fun and games! The event will take place at Allan Gardens on Saturday, July 29. This is a great family event to get to know our neighbours while we anticipate our move-in to the new building. The event is free and no RSVP is required.
Please join us for pick-up basketball game on Saturday, July 15, from 10am-12pm at St. Paul's Bloor Street. Everyone is welcome! The cost is $5 per person. To sign up, please click on this link http://bit.ly/2sNoxxW. For more information, please email Joe@gracetoronto.ca.
We will be hosting another newcomer's lunch on Sunday, July 9th 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.
Join a group from the Grace Centre for the Arts for a screening and discussion of award-winning 2011 film, Footnote. Meet us on Wednesday, June 28, upstairs at the Tequila Bookworm. No registration is required. Please note that the film is subtitled and contains mature subject matter.
Our Faith & Work Conference is fast approaching and will take place from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25 at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario.
The keynote speaker will be Rev. David H. Kim, the Executive Director for the Center for Faith and Work at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City.