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Day honours deacons, ‘mainstays’ of the Church

I was asked by Enid Corbett, the diocesan ACW’s president, to arrange a fun day for the ACW and any other ladies, or gentlemen, who ...
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In appreciation

The Church of the Nativity, Malvern, holds an Emergency Services Appreciation service with police, firefighters, paramedics and local politicians in attendance on Oct. 30.
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Food bank recognized for helping those in need

Nov. 28 marked the fourth anniversary of the Avenue Road Food Bank’s opening day in 2018. With support from the Church of the Messiah and ...
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Church’s ping pong tourney breaks target

St. Christopher, Richmond Hill hosted its fifth annual Ping Pong Relay on Sept. 24 to raise funds for FaithWorks’ 16 charitable organizations. Despite the pandemic ...
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Nativity pageant returns in film, concerts

The Christmas Story is returning to Holy Trinity, Trinity Square this Advent and Christmas in a pandemic-sensitive format. Following some research and discussions, organizers decided not to ...

Forgotten voices brought back to life

As both an actor and a Christian, Peter Kennedy, a lifelong parishioner at Trinity East (Little Trinity) in Toronto, has long been interested in sermons, ...
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Parish tackles climate crisis

Church of the Redeemer, Bloor St. tackled the climate crisis head-on through a two-part worship, education and action series in early October, involving both in-person ...
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Running for clean water

Bishop Kevin Robertson (back row, second from right) joins some volunteers and participants in the 12th annual Schomberg Country Run on Sept. 24. The run ...
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Garden open

The Rev. Canon Janet Reid-Hockin and Ian Beverley cut the ribbon to open the Bayview Garden Project at St. Cuthbert, Leaside on Sept. 18. The ...
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Article prompts rescue effort

The last names of some people in this story have been omitted for safety reasons. The Rev. Canon Nicola Skinner, incumbent of Grace Church, Markham ...
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Backpacks blessed

St. Chad, Toronto’s fifth annual Back to School Blessing Service is held at the church on Aug. 21. The congregation prayed for all students, teachers ...
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Summer classic

Six teams play in the 61st annual Scarborough Anglican Youth Movement baseball tournament in Ajax on Aug. 20. The Holy Trinity Angels, Guildwood, (above) beat ...
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Storied downtown church celebrates anniversary

Holy Trinity, Trinity Square in downtown Toronto is observing its 175th anniversary this year with the slogan “Memory and Hope.” A service of celebration will ...
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Stories bring youth, seniors together

Elizabeth was a pin girl. As a young teen in the 1950s, her first job was to manually reset the bowling pins after each player ...
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Parish rallies around evicted residents

Over the summer, a west-end Toronto church joined its local community in supporting evicted residents of a nearby Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) complex. On May ...

Special Day

Ten young people from four churches in Trent-Durham are confirmed at Christ Church, Oshawa on May 26, with Bishop Riscylla Shaw presiding. The confirmands came ...

All cricket

Above, cricket teams and supporters from five churches have their picture taken at the start of the Anglican Church Community Festival in Brampton on June ...
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Church celebrates century in community

St. George on Yonge in Toronto celebrated its 100th anniversary with a special service on April 23. Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church ...
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Market Day

More than 40 vendors sell goods on the lawn of St. David Anglican-Lutheran in Orillia on May 14. St. David’s and St. James, Orillia, teamed ...
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Confirmed

Twelve people are confirmed by Bishop Andrew Asbil at St. Olave, Swansea in Toronto on May 29. 
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Helping Hand

St. Augustine of Canterbury, along with St. Cuthbert, Leaside, support Flemingdon Park Community Food Bank by delivering food collected at their local grocery story. During ...

Anniversary

Bishop Kevin Robertson and the Rev. Jeanette Lewis are joined by Toronto city councillor Paula Fletcher (far left) and MP Julie Dabrushin at St. Barnabas, ...

Community Spirit

All Saints, Sherbourne St. in downtown Toronto celebrates its 150th anniversary in June with a worship service and community barbecue. The church’s programs serve some ...
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Cricket Time

The Rev. David Matthews (third from left) and St. Thomas a Becket, Erin Mills South’s cricket team practice at Mississauga Stadium in April. At right, ...
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Funds help agency expand services

St. Paul, Uxbridge’s outreach committee has financially supported North House for several years. North House provides housing support for people in North Durham who are ...
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Time to Celebrate

Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, celebrates the Eucharist at St. George on Yonge’s 100th anniversary service, held on April 23. ...
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Lifting up the Cross

St. Barnabas, Chester and other churches on Danforth Avenue in Toronto celebrated Good Friday differently this year. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, each of the six ...
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