The Latest:

This Sunday, July 17, Rev Kristin Philipson preaching 

July 24, Rev Brandon Carter ;  July 31, Rev Kristin Philipson

Sunday School and nursery care offered each week.

Posted in Announcement

Sermon : Going Down The Road

Janet Zenwirt     July 10, 2016

This morning, I invite you to join me on a trip down the Jericho Road.

Today’s gospel reading is a familiar one: the parable of the Good Samaritan. It has become part of the cultural lexicon. Stories speak to our souls and Jesus, the teacher, realized this. This is a multi-layered story. Here is one interpretation. Read more ›

Posted in Sermons

Sermon ‘Do You See What I Don’t See?’

Some day, somebody’s going to come in here and call our bluff.  Maybe today, maybe one of you.   Somebody’s going to stand up in a pew, maybe during the sermon, or a prayer, and say ‘Excuse me!   Excuse me!  This makes no sense.   You want me to follow this Jesus, right ?‘   I’ll say, ‘Yes, that’s right.’   ‘To see him as a companion on my journey, right?‘   And I’ll say ‘Yes, that’s right.’     ‘Well, I can’t see him!  He’s not here!  Show him to me!‘    And I’ll say ‘I can’t’ Read more ›

Posted in Sermons

Sermon : Big Differences

Rev. Kristin Philipson  June 19, 2016 – Father’s Day  Galatians 3:23-29

Shortly after we moved into our house the city planted a maple tree in our front yard and at our next-door neighbour’s.  Our yards both face the same direction, the trees were the same variety, and when they were planted they were about the same height, but ten years later our tree is flourishing and shades the front window of our house while our neighbour’s tree has hardly grown at all; you’d think it had just been planted.  When my neighbour and I happen to be out front at the same time I always make sure to compliment her on the other parts of her garden, out of a sense of pity – it’s so free of weeds, I might say.  I never mention the huge difference in the size of our trees, though maybe I should.  Is it better to overlook differences or to name them? Read more ›

Posted in Sermons
Welcome!

We are a dynamic congregation of the United Church of Canada located in a quiet neighbourhood in the heart of Toronto. We currently share ministry with some 400 households from both our immediate neighbourhood and across the city.  We have a tradition of strong preaching, fine music, a welcoming environment, and compassionate outreach. Whether you are a long-time member or considering a first visit, we hope you will be at home among us.

Art for the Summer
Karin Shaddick and Peter Campbell have hung art on the walls for the summer. Please come and check out their work.
Listen to the Choir:
Keeping in Touch

View previous emails