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TSP welcomes our new Children’s Church Coordinator!

Lorna Craig is an actor, director, and community arts facilitator based in Toronto. She has worked with children and youth for 15 years, most recently collaboratively creating plays in Montreal from 2013 – 2017. She trained as a puppeteer with Bread and Puppet Theatre and Puppetmongers, most recently creating and performing mobile puppet shows on Toronto Island with Shadowland Puppetry.
In 2015 she coordinated a research project at Concordia University, The Encounters Project, that used performance to explore theatre’s ability to investigate conflict across cultural divides. In the fall of 2015 she directed on life and living, a documentary theatre piece based on personal stories from ‘AIDS Community Care Montreal’, an HIV/AIDS support network. While travelling in India in 2017, Lorna directed and narrated The Christmas Story pageant at the Hairakhan ashram in Haldwani.
This summer she coordinated and facilitated The White Rabbit Arts Residency at Red Clay Farm in Nova Scotia. Lorna spent much of her childhood at TSP so is thrilled to be returning to her old stomping grounds as the new Children’s Church Coordinator.
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Season of Creation – September 23 & 24

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.

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September Worship at TSP

Come join us for worship every Sunday at 10:30 am!

September 2:  I Sing the Body Electric

September 9:  The Church As Our Body – Welcome Back Sunday

September 16:  Planet Earth As Our Body

September 23:  What’s Beyond Our Bubble? – Featuring guest preacher Dr. Colin Phillips, Moderator Nominee of the 43rd General Council of the United Church of Canada

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Unity Mosque Juma/Friday service: Eid ul-Hajj community lunch

El-Tawhid Juma Circle: The Unity Mosque is hosting an Eid ul Hajj Celebration/ free Community lunch on 24 August 2018 in Trinity-St Paul’s United Church and Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts gym from 1-4pm. Call to prayer is @ 1:20

You are all invited to join us for the Unity Mosque’s weekly service which is gender equal and LGBTIQ affirming. Everyone is welcome, Muslim and non-Muslim alike. You are then invited to stay for the free community lunch.

Sermon: The Hajj as sayidna Hajjar’s sunnah (tradition) and gift

This is an LGBTQ inclusive gathering and a wonderful opportunity to connect with our Muslim siblings! Everyone welcome.

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Tafelmusik Fall Social

DATESat Sept 15, 2018
TIME4 pm
PLACEJeanne Lamon Hall

Families and children are welcome!

Tickets only $5.

Join your neighbourhood orchestra to celebrate 40 years as part of the Annex community.

Light food and lemonade will be available in the garden following the concert for all to enjoy. Families and children are welcome!

Program includes:

  • Handel Overture to Il parnasso in festa
  • Corelli Concerto grosso in C Major, op. 6, no. 10
  • Lully Chaconne from Cadmus & Hermione
  • Pachelbel Canon & Gigue
  • Bach Orchestral suite no. 1: Ouverture, Bourrée, Forlane
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Repair Cafe at TSP

Get broken household items fixed for free and learn while doing it!
We’ll have fixers for computers, electronics, small appliances and furniture, clothes and jewellery, books and paper repair, and more. For whatever you need fixin’, bring it on! repaircafetoronto.ca

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