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WE'RE BACK! Our Community Events newsletter is now issued every two weeks, on the 1st and the 15th of each month. Post your virtual events now to be included in our next one. 
The Community Events Calendar is a public listing for events affiliated with The United Church of Canada and/or communities of faith within our region.   Add your Event here.  Event Tip Sheet here. (Note: no PDF's)
For the most current listing see Events on our website. 

Community Events newsletter is distributed on the 1st and the 15th of each month. Deadline for posting to the calendar is 2 days before.

May 20, 2020

Prayer Time

Prayer Time

May 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Prayer is a powerful practice and it is also an important tool in encouraging and uplifting others. Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Rev. Stephen Milton invites and encourages you to join him in prayer and to share your prayer needs. It will be a safe place for you all to share your concerns, joys and heartaches, knowing that we are all in this together and that we are praying for ourselves, each other and the world. Zoom link is available on the Event page. All are welcome.

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May 21, 2020

Hymn Sing with Tai Chi Warm-up

Hymn Sing and Tai Chi

May 21, 2020 @ 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Join us at 2:30 pm and we will start the Hymn Sing with some Tai Chi stretching before we begin our singing at 3 p.m. Thursdays at 3:00 pm you are invited to participate in a virtual hymn sing. Email Mark Toews your favourite hymns by the end of the day on Tuesday and he will include as many as possible. If you have a story about a particular hymn there will be an opportunity for you to talk about it. Mark can be reached at mark@lawrenceparkchurch.ca Zoom link is available on event page on the website.

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May 22, 2020

Virtual Climate Iftar

Holding earth in many hands

May 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Manor Road United Church, Toronto

Gathering on line for reflection, music followed by a climate panel and prayer led by Imam Wael Shebab . You are encouraged to make your own Iftar dinner to eat at sundown. Please contact Rev John Joseph Mastrandea to rsvp and he will send you a Zoom link http://manorroadunitedchurch.com/ The event is not being publicly promoted.

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May 24, 2020

Virtual Sunday School

May 24, 2020 @ 9:30 am to 10:00 am at online event

Shining Waters Regional Council will be hosting Sunday School every Sunday at 9:30 am on Zoom. If you have not joined us already, we are always looking for new churches and new leadership to join Sundays 9:30 am – 10:00 am Songs. Stories. Discovery. For Zoom Link, Contact - Jeffrey Dale, Youth Ministries Coordinator jdale@united-church.ca

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St. Paul's United Midland Streaming Worship

picture of St. Paul's United Church, Midland

May 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am to 11:00 am at online event

Streaming worship service.

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Sunday Morning Online Service at Lawrence Park Community Church

Lawrence Park Community Church

May 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am to 11:30 am at online event

No amount of distance between us can stop us from being the Church. The Church has never been about a building, it’s always been about people. Music, prayer, sermon and connection. Join us online at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. Zoom link is available on the event page on our website.

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Thornhill United Church

May 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am to 11:30 am at online event

Online Services via Zoom every Sunday at 10 at 11 am Visit our website at www.thornhillunitedchurch.ca

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Resitance Chuch Online Worship

May 24, 2020 @ 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Online

Every Sunday night, the Resistance Church community comes together, via Facebook live, for interactive worship. Rest. Hope. Community. Worship focusing on Jesus' message of radical and subversive love.

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May 27, 2020

Kumi Now: an inclusive call for non-violent action to achieve a just peace

May 27, 2020 @ 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Talking about peace in Israel and Palestine can feel overwhelming, complex, and beyond our concern. Kumi Now: Rise Up Together for Justice Study and Action guide can help! Join us for an online bi-weekly 1 ½ hr gathering starting May 27, 2020 at 2:30. A program of the United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel (UNJPPI). Contact Robin Wardlaw to receive the link to join.

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Prayer Time

Prayer Time

May 27, 2020 @ 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Prayer is a powerful practice and it is also an important tool in encouraging and uplifting others. Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Rev. Stephen Milton invites and encourages you to join him in prayer and to share your prayer needs. It will be a safe place for you all to share your concerns, joys and heartaches, knowing that we are all in this together and that we are praying for ourselves, each other and the world. Zoom link is available on the Event page. All are welcome.

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May 28, 2020

Hymn Sing with Tai Chi Warm-up

Hymn Sing and Tai Chi

May 28, 2020 @ 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Join us at 2:30 pm and we will start the Hymn Sing with some Tai Chi stretching before we begin our singing at 3 p.m. Thursdays at 3:00 pm you are invited to participate in a virtual hymn sing. Email Mark Toews your favourite hymns by the end of the day on Tuesday and he will include as many as possible. If you have a story about a particular hymn there will be an opportunity for you to talk about it. Mark can be reached at mark@lawrenceparkchurch.ca Zoom link is available on event page on the website.

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Arts and the Spirit

Art and the Spirit poster

May 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm at online event

This online art gallery tour is designed to engage your sense of wonder and awe at the artistic expressions of faith, while engaging your own understanding of what you believe. Designed as a confirmation retreat, anyone is welcome to attend!

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May 31, 2020

Virtual Sunday School

May 31, 2020 @ 9:30 am to 10:00 am at online event

Shining Waters Regional Council will be hosting Sunday School every Sunday at 9:30 am on Zoom. If you have not joined us already, we are always looking for new churches and new leadership to join Sundays 9:30 am – 10:00 am Songs. Stories. Discovery. For Zoom Link, Contact - Jeffrey Dale, Youth Ministries Coordinator jdale@united-church.ca

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St. Paul's United Midland Streaming Worship

picture of St. Paul's United Church, Midland

May 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am to 11:00 am at online event

Streaming worship service.

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Sunday Morning Online Service at Lawrence Park Community Church

Lawrence Park Community Church

May 31, 2020 @ 10:30 am to 11:30 am at online event

No amount of distance between us can stop us from being the Church. The Church has never been about a building, it’s always been about people. Music, prayer, sermon and connection. Join us online at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. Zoom link is available on the event page on our website.

More information

Thornhill United Church

May 31, 2020 @ 11:00 am to 11:30 am at online event

Online Services via Zoom every Sunday at 10 at 11 am Visit our website at www.thornhillunitedchurch.ca

More information

Resitance Chuch Online Worship

May 31, 2020 @ 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Online

Every Sunday night, the Resistance Church community comes together, via Facebook live, for interactive worship. Rest. Hope. Community. Worship focusing on Jesus' message of radical and subversive love.

More information

June 3, 2020

Prayer Time

Prayer Time

June 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Prayer is a powerful practice and it is also an important tool in encouraging and uplifting others. Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Rev. Stephen Milton invites and encourages you to join him in prayer and to share your prayer needs. It will be a safe place for you all to share your concerns, joys and heartaches, knowing that we are all in this together and that we are praying for ourselves, each other and the world. Zoom link is available on the Event page. All are welcome.

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June 4, 2020

Hymn Sing with Tai Chi Warm-up

Hymn Sing and Tai Chi

June 4, 2020 @ 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Join us at 2:30 pm and we will start the Hymn Sing with some Tai Chi stretching before we begin our singing at 3 p.m. Thursdays at 3:00 pm you are invited to participate in a virtual hymn sing. Email Mark Toews your favourite hymns by the end of the day on Tuesday and he will include as many as possible. If you have a story about a particular hymn there will be an opportunity for you to talk about it. Mark can be reached at mark@lawrenceparkchurch.ca Zoom link is available on event page on the website.

More information

June 7, 2020

Virtual Sunday School

June 7, 2020 @ 9:30 am to 10:00 am at online event

Shining Waters Regional Council will be hosting Sunday School every Sunday at 9:30 am on Zoom. If you have not joined us already, we are always looking for new churches and new leadership to join Sundays 9:30 am – 10:00 am Songs. Stories. Discovery. For Zoom Link, Contact - Jeffrey Dale, Youth Ministries Coordinator jdale@united-church.ca

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St. Paul's United Midland Streaming Worship

picture of St. Paul's United Church, Midland

June 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am to 11:00 am at online event

Streaming worship service.

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Sunday Morning Online Service at Lawrence Park Community Church

Lawrence Park Community Church

June 7, 2020 @ 10:30 am to 11:30 am at online event

No amount of distance between us can stop us from being the Church. The Church has never been about a building, it’s always been about people. Music, prayer, sermon and connection. Join us online at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. Zoom link is available on the event page on our website.

More information

Thornhill United Church

June 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am to 11:30 am at online event

Online Services via Zoom every Sunday at 10 at 11 am Visit our website at www.thornhillunitedchurch.ca

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June 9, 2020

Diploma of Missional Leadership from the Atlantic School of Theology

June 9, 2020 @ 7:00 am to 4:00 pm at Atlantic School of Theology

Diploma in Missional Leadership at the Atlantic School of Theology Are you a leader of a faith community committed to nurturing your own faith, growing in your understanding of the missional context around you, and networking with other ministry leaders? Are you passionate about mission in the Canadian context? If so, you are invited to apply to be part of the first cohort of participants in this exciting new Diploma program that focuses on developing practical leadership skills and attributes, while learning about the Canadian context as well as the nature and practices of mission-oriented leadership.

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June 10, 2020

Prayer Time

Prayer Time

June 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Prayer is a powerful practice and it is also an important tool in encouraging and uplifting others. Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Rev. Stephen Milton invites and encourages you to join him in prayer and to share your prayer needs. It will be a safe place for you all to share your concerns, joys and heartaches, knowing that we are all in this together and that we are praying for ourselves, each other and the world. Zoom link is available on the Event page. All are welcome.

More information

June 11, 2020

Hymn Sing with Tai Chi Warm-up

Hymn Sing and Tai Chi

June 11, 2020 @ 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Join us at 2:30 pm and we will start the Hymn Sing with some Tai Chi stretching before we begin our singing at 3 p.m. Thursdays at 3:00 pm you are invited to participate in a virtual hymn sing. Email Mark Toews your favourite hymns by the end of the day on Tuesday and he will include as many as possible. If you have a story about a particular hymn there will be an opportunity for you to talk about it. Mark can be reached at mark@lawrenceparkchurch.ca Zoom link is available on event page on the website.

More information

June 14, 2020

Virtual Sunday School

June 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am to 10:00 am at online event

Shining Waters Regional Council will be hosting Sunday School every Sunday at 9:30 am on Zoom. If you have not joined us already, we are always looking for new churches and new leadership to join Sundays 9:30 am – 10:00 am Songs. Stories. Discovery. For Zoom Link, Contact - Jeffrey Dale, Youth Ministries Coordinator jdale@united-church.ca

More information

St. Paul's United Midland Streaming Worship

picture of St. Paul's United Church, Midland

June 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am to 11:00 am at online event

Streaming worship service.

More information

Sunday Morning Online Service at Lawrence Park Community Church

Lawrence Park Community Church

June 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am to 11:30 am at online event

No amount of distance between us can stop us from being the Church. The Church has never been about a building, it’s always been about people. Music, prayer, sermon and connection. Join us online at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. Zoom link is available on the event page on our website.

More information

Thornhill United Church

June 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am to 11:30 am at online event

Online Services via Zoom every Sunday at 10 at 11 am Visit our website at www.thornhillunitedchurch.ca

More information

June 17, 2020

Prayer Time

Prayer Time

June 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Prayer is a powerful practice and it is also an important tool in encouraging and uplifting others. Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Rev. Stephen Milton invites and encourages you to join him in prayer and to share your prayer needs. It will be a safe place for you all to share your concerns, joys and heartaches, knowing that we are all in this together and that we are praying for ourselves, each other and the world. Zoom link is available on the Event page. All are welcome.

More information

June 18, 2020

Hymn Sing with Tai Chi Warm-up

Hymn Sing and Tai Chi

June 18, 2020 @ 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Join us at 2:30 pm and we will start the Hymn Sing with some Tai Chi stretching before we begin our singing at 3 p.m. Thursdays at 3:00 pm you are invited to participate in a virtual hymn sing. Email Mark Toews your favourite hymns by the end of the day on Tuesday and he will include as many as possible. If you have a story about a particular hymn there will be an opportunity for you to talk about it. Mark can be reached at mark@lawrenceparkchurch.ca Zoom link is available on event page on the website.

More information

June 21, 2020

Virtual Sunday School

June 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am to 10:00 am at online event

Shining Waters Regional Council will be hosting Sunday School every Sunday at 9:30 am on Zoom. If you have not joined us already, we are always looking for new churches and new leadership to join Sundays 9:30 am – 10:00 am Songs. Stories. Discovery. For Zoom Link, Contact - Jeffrey Dale, Youth Ministries Coordinator jdale@united-church.ca

More information

St. Paul's United Midland Streaming Worship

picture of St. Paul's United Church, Midland

June 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am to 11:00 am at online event

Streaming worship service.

More information

Sunday Morning Online Service at Lawrence Park Community Church

Lawrence Park Community Church

June 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am to 11:30 am at online event

No amount of distance between us can stop us from being the Church. The Church has never been about a building, it’s always been about people. Music, prayer, sermon and connection. Join us online at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday. Zoom link is available on the event page on our website.

More information

Thornhill United Church

June 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am to 11:30 am at online event

Online Services via Zoom every Sunday at 10 at 11 am Visit our website at www.thornhillunitedchurch.ca

More information

June 24, 2020

Prayer Time

Prayer Time

June 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Prayer is a powerful practice and it is also an important tool in encouraging and uplifting others. Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Rev. Stephen Milton invites and encourages you to join him in prayer and to share your prayer needs. It will be a safe place for you all to share your concerns, joys and heartaches, knowing that we are all in this together and that we are praying for ourselves, each other and the world. Zoom link is available on the Event page. All are welcome.

More information

June 25, 2020

Hymn Sing with Tai Chi Warm-up

Hymn Sing and Tai Chi

June 25, 2020 @ 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm at online event

Join us at 2:30 pm and we will start the Hymn Sing with some Tai Chi stretching before we begin our singing at 3 p.m. Thursdays at 3:00 pm you are invited to participate in a virtual hymn sing. Email Mark Toews your favourite hymns by the end of the day on Tuesday and he will include as many as possible. If you have a story about a particular hymn there will be an opportunity for you to talk about it. Mark can be reached at mark@lawrenceparkchurch.ca Zoom link is available on event page on the website.

More information

June 28, 2020

St. Paul's United Midland Streaming Worship

picture of St. Paul's United Church, Midland

June 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am to 11:00 am at online event

Streaming worship service.

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Thornhill United Church

June 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am to 11:30 am at online event

Online Services via Zoom every Sunday at 10 at 11 am Visit our website at www.thornhillunitedchurch.ca

More information

August 14, 2020

Christian Left Conference

August 14, 2020 at Trinity St. Paul’s United Church

A call for proposals

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