Worship every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
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427 Bloor St. West
Reverend Dr. Cheri DiNovo
only woman to sign We Demand, first gay rights demo
performed first legalized same-sex marriage in North America
elected MPP - passed most private bills in Ontario's history and most LGBTQ bills in Canadian history
minister at Trinity-St. Paul's United Church and Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts
What's new in the life of the church
The Season for Commitment is the time each year our congregation sets aside to reflect individually and collectively on the gifts we have and how we might offer them to our faith community. It's the time when we think about how we will commit our time, experience, insight and financial resources to TSP’s ministry and mission. Here are key events and dates:
- October 12 Annual Weenie Roast and Bon Fire on Centre Island Shore
- October 14 Season for Commitment launch and New Comers Lunch
- October 28 Stewardship focused service followed by lunch and planned giving workshop
- November 4 "Celebration of our Saints", congregational lunch and discussion on stewardship opportunities
- November 11 Season for Commitment celebration of gifts and close
Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 23, 2018
Jeremiah 11:18-20; Psalm 1; Mark 9:30.37
Creation Time 3
On Sunday, September 23, we have a very special schedule of events. You don’t want to miss it!
Starting worship at 10:30 with guest preacher, Dr. Colin Phillips, moderator nominee to the 43rd General Council of the United Church of Canada.
What’s Beyond Our Bubble? – with Dr. Colin Phillips
This Sunday, September 23, we are joined by guest preacher Dr. Colin Phillips, moderator nominee to the 43rd General Council of the United Church of Canada, with a worship service and reflection titled, “What’s Beyond Our Bubble?”
Worship services are every Sunday at 10:30 am. Join us!
Following worship service, there will be a Naming Ceremony and Potluck Feast after coffee time.
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost September 16, 2018
Proverbs 1:20-33; Psalm 19; Mark 8:27-38
Creation Time 2
Join Trinity St Paul’s United Church on September 23rd for a Naming Ceremony in recognition of the United Church’s $100,000 donation to the new Anishnawbe Health Center (that will be built near the Distillery District) and an endowment fund established at the United Church Foundation in support of the Center. A medicine person will be conducting a pipe ceremony to identify a name for the Endowment Fund and for our growing partnership with Toronto’s indigenous community. Our schedule is as follows:
- 10:30 am: Church service with Dr. Colin Phillips
- 11:30 am: Coffee and Introduction to James Carpenter
- noon: Smudging participants as welcome to pipe ceremony in sanctuary
- 12:20: Pipe Ceremony
- 12:50: Round dance with AHT in the sanctuary
- 1:00 pm: Feast in the gym
Also, there will be… bannock-making?!
On September 24, join us for We ARE the Earth! at Church of the Redeemer. Our celebration of A Season of Creation continues with a panel discussion with The Rt Rev’d Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Bishop – Angican Church of Canada, The Rev’d Dr Cheri DiNovo, Minister at Trinity-St Paul’s United Church and former MPP Parkdale-High Park, and The Very Rev’d Dr. Bill Phipps, Co-founder and Board Member, Faith & the Common Good.
This Welcome Back Sunday (Sept 9), join us for a sermon with Cheri DiNovo titled, “The Church As Our Body” where we explore images of early Christian gatherings and modern persecuted communities.
VIVA! Youth Singers is GROWING. And HIRING!
TENOR and BASS TEACHING ASSISTANTS
for 2 of our 6 choirs
Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 2, 2018
Song of Solomon 2:8-13,4:1-5; Mark 7:1-8