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.
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.
This summer, GTKids is collaborating with Christ Church Toronto to host two Backyard Bible Clubs on the east end. Registrations are now open! Please visit this link for more information and to register: https://goo.gl/UsDvuj.
Meet us at the Beach! We'll be at Ashbridges Bay for some picnic, beach volleyball, and relaxation in the sun. Saturday, August 19th 2 PM to 6 PM. This is a family-friendly event! Contact Wendy (email@example.com).
Bring your friends and come hang out with us on a Friday night! We'll be at Track & Field Bar for drinks and indoor lawn games. Stop by anytime between 7-9pm on Friday, July 21 at 860 College St W.
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.
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.