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  • Ban the Bottle

    Help us make MCC Toronto a Plastic-Bottle-Free Zone! Better for your health Better for the environment Decrease your carbon footprint More cost-efficient Purchase your own branded reusable, stainless steel water bottle from the SJN and the Children’s Ministry for only $20.00 on Sunday, March 19th in the Social Hall. Enjoy nature’s best refreshment and pledge

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  • Adam Bailey’s Award Winning Play

    Adam Bailey is on Fire Growing up the Gay Son of an Evangelical Minister is Never Easy but in Adam Bailey is on Fire it’s Also Hilarious. This award winning play is back for a limited engagement at the Toronto Centre for the Arts Thursday March 23rd and Friday March 24th This play has been a hit within the LGBTQ

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  • Senior Pastor Search

    News from the Senior Pastor Search Committee Finally, after much planning and anticipation, we publicly launched the search on March 6th. We are now inviting formal applications for the role. The job description and application form is available: on our website http://board.mcctoronto.com/#senior-pastor-search on our global MCC website – http://mccchurch.org/connectnow/jobs/ and in the United Church Observer

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  • Cenesex Award Rev. Troy Perry

    The National Center for Sex Education (Centro Nacional de Educación Sexual, or CENESEX) is a government-funded body in Cuba. The center is best known for advocating tolerance of LGBTQ issues on the island. CENESEX stresses acceptance of sexual diversity and has attracted international attention in recent years for its campaigns for the rights of transgender persons, including the recognition of an individual’s gender identity, regardless of

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  • TREAT & TCP Focus Group

      Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: Room 109 The Toronto Trans Coalition Project (TCP) is a new partnership of trans and gender non-binary support and advocacy groups in Toronto. Aiming to improve the everyday lives of trans and gender non-binary people in Toronto and across Ontario and Canada. Accomplishing this goal

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  • The Walrus Talks: Conversations About Canada

    The Walrus Talks We Desire a Better Country Date: March 6, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (MST) 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (EST) Venue: Online Live broadcast: www.thewalrus.ca/live Recently, Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, C.M. was approached to do a Walrus Talk! The theme

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  • The Choir – Bi-Annual Meeting

    Celebrate, Celebrate! Sing to the Music! Every January, The Choir kicks off the year with a three hour Saturday rehearsal followed by a bi-annual meeting and a scrumptious potluck. 2016 celebrations and accomplishments listed by choir members included meeting The Choir’s fundraising goal through running five euchre tournaments, Jambo Jam, The Safe to Learn (Rick

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  • Drag ‘N Angels Dragon Boat Team

    MCCT Drag ‘N Angels Mission Dragon Boat team with a focus on: Fun Fellowship Competition Personal Wellness Recruitment Currently recruiting members for the 2017 season Practices on Tuesday evenings May through August 4 races across southern Ontario Information Session Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017 Time: 1:30 p.m. Venue: Social Hall Event: Potluck

  • Congregational Update – February 2017

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    As part of our commitment to more regular, transparent and timely communication with the Congregation we want to highlight some of our recent activities. We meet bi-monthly and will provide you with the key points arising from our meetings. In addition, on our church website, you can find a variety of Board documents, including the

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  • Amherstburg Freedom Museum

    African Heritage Month This year marks the the 21st anniversary of the celebration of African Heritage Month in Canada. Many of the escaped workers who arrived in Canada settled in Amherstburg, Chatham, London, Oro, Woolwich and Windsor. Others made their homes in Owen Sound and Toronto. The Amherstburg Freedom Museum, previously known as ‘the Black

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  • Jazz Vespers Appreciation

    Love was in the Air From L to R: Todd Penny, Justin Gray, Alex Samaris, Diane Leah and Colleen Allen Those who attended Jazz Vespers on Sunday February 12, 2017, were treated to an early glimpse of Valentine’s Day through the beautiful vocal stylings of Alex Samaris supported by Colleen Allen (saxophone), Justin Gray (bass),

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  • Digital Content Operator

    Do you use PowerPoint at work? Can you play solitaire on your computer? MCC Toronto is looking for an experienced Digital Content Operator. You can be a Digital Content Operator for one of our worship services! Help us to grow our digital audience Serve as an advocate for new, cutting-edge multimedia projects Provide regular feedback

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  • Lenten Sermon Series

    Lenten Sermon Series! Stay tuned for our upcoming Lenten Sermon Series: “It’ll Be a New Day!” March 5 – April 16 We’re all on the journey of life! Let’s take a deep look at the journeys we take in our lives, as individuals, and together as a church. This will be one of the most

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  • Peace & Justice Report

    Being the Hands and Feet of God I am still riding a surge of positivity after the Peace and Justice Strategy Team hosted its first Peace and Justice Forum at the same time as 60,000 women marched in Toronto and another 2 million women in Washington and in over 670 sister demonstrations across the US and

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  • Community Care RSVP

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    We’re looking for volunteers to develop the new Community Care ministry! Your role will be helping to enhance MCC Toronto’s current care programs and create new ones.

  • Think Recycle Program

    The Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto is partnering with Think Recycle to recycle your unwanted printer cartridges, cell phones and laptops for a good cause. We are proud to announce that the Metropolitan Community church of Toronto is calling on all our friends to recycle their unwanted printer cartridges, cell phones and laptops to help

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  • Funeral Pre-Planning Workshop

    Funeral Pre-Planning Workshop Want to know what it takes to pre-plan a funeral service, whether yours or for someone else? Come meet with our Funeral Coordinator and Dignity staff as we walk you through all the steps. Good take-away info and materials.   Come on February 5th to Triangle Room A, starting @12:30 until 2:30pm

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  • An Inspirational Letter

    Dear MCC Toronto, I wanted to write to tell you how moved I was by your Christmas Eve service. My husband and I stumbled across the concert while browsing the event listings for Roy Thomson hall. We both have grown up in traditional churches – Anglican and Presbyterian. In adulthood we have attended the United

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  • Peace and Justice Forum

    MCC Toronto Peace and Justice Forum Saturday, January 21, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   The Peace and Justice Strategy Team invites you to its first Building Bridges to Peace and Justice Forum on Saturday January 21 in the Social Hall from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Registration, coffee and mingling will begin at 12:30 p.m. To

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  • Pie & Ice Cream Social on Christmas Day

    Pie and Ice Cream Social on Christmas Day There will be no Christmas Day dinner in the Social Hall this year since Christmas falls on Sunday and all cooks and volunteers will be engaged in a combined worship service at 11 that morning. We will however, be having a Pie and Ice Cream Social, yes!

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  • Third Quarter State of the Church Report

    2016 Third Quarter State of the Church Report We have seen several positive changes in the third quarter of 2016, summarized in our various strategic initiatives below. 1. PM Worship A. The PM service has seen many small, discrete changes over the past 8 months that are beginning to coalesce into something so spirit filled

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  • October Congregational Update

    Senior Pastor Selection We noted the need for increased communications and in response we have confirmed our search plans moving forward including a planned March 2017 open call for interested parties to apply for the Senior Pastor position. This timing anticipates a new Senior Pastor will be commissioned between October 2016 and March 2017. This

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