For sermons and print liturgies for worship services, see Upcoming Services. You are also invited to join for our parish email list for regular updates; just complete a Parishioner Contact Information Form.
NB: Parishioners holding ministry roles in the church are directed to the All Saints’ Vaccination Policy for Volunteers.
Tuesdays, from 12–1pm
The worship space is open for anyone seeking a time and place for peace and quiet and contemplation. Those entering the building will be required to wear a mask and provide one of the volunteers on duty with contact tracing information as called for by local public health authorities.
Book of Job Bible Study – Wednesday evenings by Zoom @7:30pm and Thursdays in person at 11am or 1pm, starting on October 6, take a deep dive into the book of Job, as we ask and explore alongside Job why God allows suffering in the world.
Registration is required for in-person session. Please call or e-mail Deacon Joanne at 905-668-5101 ext. 25
Zoom to the Wednesday night online session
Bazaar Donation Drop-Off Date – Saturday, October 30th, 10:00am-1:00pm –Swing through the church’s north parking lot and Bazaar volunteers will unload your donated items for the November 13th Parish Bazaar. We are inviting contributions of
- gently used items for the classic treasures section (please consider if your donated goods would be marketable at a good price; think ‘slightly better than your average garage sale’)
- good quality Christmas decor (new or used)
- new or gently loved children’s toys, games, and books
- offers of talents, services, retail gift cards, new/nearly new products, all suitable for silent auction
RACIAL JUSTICE FILMFEST – Thursday, November 8th, 7:30pm – Pre-watch the documentary The Viola Desmond Story: Road to Justice (free on YouTube) and join in to discuss the anniversary of this seminal event in Canada’s civil rights movement.
All Saints Social!
Wednesday, November 10th, 7pm
Save the date for a Zoom gathering entirely for the purpose of fun and fellowship. Come for a night of celebration of the life of our parish with stories, trivia and games.
All Saints 2021 Bazaar – Saturday, November 13, 9am-2pm
Things are going to look a little different this year, but we are pleased to be holding this event once again. The Bazaar is All Saints’ major fundraising event of the year, and we are so grateful for the support of the community of shoppers who make this part of their pre-Christmas shopping tradition. See all the details here.
Celebrating Christ the King – Wednesday, November 17th, 7:30pm – Explore the eternal kingship of Christ ad what this means in our daily lives, as we prepare to celebrate the feast of Christ the King at the end of the Anglican liturgical year.
Coming in Advent … we’re working on a learning series for the season of Advent. Advent starts on November 28 and is marked by preparation and anticipation of Christ’s birth in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Details to follow.
All Saints Swag for Sale
Consider supporting our community by purchasing an All Saints’ totebag ($20), baseball hat ($20) or mousepad ($16). Your purchase of these items will continue to support the work of our community. You can also get cookbooks and calendars.
Reconciliation with our Indigenous Siblings
As a congregation we continue to educate ourselves on the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada and the work to date towards reconciliation. Below is a collection of resources for you to explore.
- The TRC Final Report (2015)
- 94 calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation report
- calls 71-76 about Missing children and burial information
- Anglican Church of Canada’s apology for spiritual harm caused (video)
- Anglican Church of Canada’s Reconciliation Toolkit
- United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
- Fatty Legs, by Margaret Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton and Christy Jordan Fenton. The true story of an Inuit girl who goes to a residential school. Suitable for 8-12-year-olds. Available through the Whitby Public Library on their (free) Hoopla platform. When I was eight is a simplified version of Fatty Legs, made accessible for younger children. See the CBC’s 10 books about residential schools to read with kids.
Free Continuing Education Opportunities: