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  • Pledge FAQ

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    What is a pledge? Your pledge is an indication of how much you plan to give the church on a regular basis. You may change or cancel your pledge at any time. Your on-going pledge pertains to your regular giving and does not reflect special offerings such as the Roy Thomson Hall Christmas Eve service. We

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  • PJST Working Group

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    Peace and Justice Strategy Team Would you like your elected city officials to invest in programs to reduce poverty? The Toronto city budget process is underway from November 2017 to January 2018. Since 2018 is a municipal election year, city Councillors will be listening closely to their constituents. The Peace and Justice Strategy Team invites

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  • Christmas 2017 artwork

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    Vote for your favourite images from our 2017 selections! Shown below are the three images being considered for our Christmas promotional artwork. Our artwork is used for posters, cards, social media and website advertising for the Christmas Eve service we’ll be holding at Roy Thomson Hall on December 24 at 10:30 pm. We want your

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  • Reverend Jeff Rock

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    Integration plans for Reverend Jeff Rock and the gradual transfer of responsibility and accountability.

  • An Open Letter

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    An Open Letter to the Entire LGBTQ Community RE: The increasingly hostile and unfriendly environment in today’s world for all bisexual and bi-curious MEN! In the last decade many, many gains have been made for our gay brothers and lesbian sisters especially in the area of Marriage Equality. The wise and astute representation of “Gay Marriage” into

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  • SJN Homecoming Picnic

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    On September 17th the Social Justice Network at MCC Toronto held a Homecoming picnic at Riverdale Park East. Good food and good times were had by all. Weather was hot but cool and breezy in the shade. Always cherish these times to be able to get to know fellow congregants better. Good food and chit

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  • Church Staff Updates

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    Our Executive Assistant Annie has gotten a job with an international homeopathic company. We express our deep appreciation for Annie and we support her in her career decision while feeling sad to lose her. If you know anyone who might be qualified for this position, please ask them to send their cover letter and resume

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  • Thank You From Toronto People With AIDS Foundation

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    Dear Members, Thank you for your generous donation to the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation. Your support allows us to continue to provide our essential program and services. Your ongoing commitment is making a difference in the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS. Regards, Robb Walker Toronto People With AIDS Foundation

  • Homecoming 2017

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    Come home to MCC Toronto anytime during the weekend of September 16 and 17 to celebrate the return from our travels and adventures, reconnecting with family and friends, and the beginning of Fall!

  • Prisoners Prayer Walk

    Prayer Walk for Justice Last Sunday after the 7:00 p.m. service The Social Justice Network inspired by Susan Gapka held their annual Prisoner’s Prayer Walk for Justice from MCC Toronto to the former Don Jail. Thanks to Rev. Deana Dudley and Rev Sam Morris for their opening prayers and for Deacon Jon Mackereth for leading

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  • Delores Berry

    Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) leaders grieved the death of Delores Berry who transitioned on August 8, 2017. She left behind a host of clergy and so many friends who were grateful to have known her.

  • Justice Day

    International Prisoner’s Justice Day Join us on Sunday, August 13th after the 7:00 p.m. Elevation Service for a special event! Please join the Social Justice Network (SJN) Sunday, August 13 after the 7pm Elevation Service in the Sanctuary to commemorate International Prisoner’s Justice Day with a prayer walk to the Don Jail. For more information about Prisoner’s Justice Day

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  • 44 Years of MCC Toronto

    1973 A petition is sent to Rev. Troy Perry in Los Angeles requesting a Metropolitan Community Church in Toronto. 1974 Rev. Bob Wolfe confronts Toronto City Council about the problem of homophobia in the city’s newspapers and the challenges facing LGBTQ youth. 1975 MCC Toronto rents a home on Granby St. and sets up a

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  • Pride Letter

    Wow what a Pride Weekend! We did it!
    The Clergy and Staff Team at MCC Toronto would like to extend our appreciation for all you did to help make Faith and Pride a success.

  • Jeff Rocks MCC Toronto

    MCC Toronto elects new Senior Pastor in historic vote Clouds of pink smoke poured from our chimney to announce the election of our next Senior Pastor, Rev. Jeff Rock. Under the leadership of retiring pastor, Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, C.M., MCC Toronto has been at the epicentre of LGBTQ rights and marriage equality for four

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  • SJN Summer Picnic

    The 2nd Annual SJN Summer Picnic: “Getting to Know You!” Please join the Social Justice Network Team for our 2nd Annual Summer Picnic: WHEN: Sunday, July 16th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm WHERE: St. Matthew’s Club House in Riverdale Park East (Just down the street at 450 Broadview Avenue) WHAT TO BRING: Bring your own

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  • Triangle School Graduation

    Triangle Program High School Graduation Congratulations Class of 2017! Let the caps fly and the celebrations begin! Graduation is an exciting time that marks both an ending and a beginning. There’s no greater recognition of a student’s achievements than a high school graduation ceremony. Diplomas are awarded, the Valedictorian delivers a heartfelt-inspiring address and the

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  • Faith + Pride Appreciation

      Volunteers have a huge impact and make incredible contributions to MCC Toronto. They come from various backgrounds and have many different life experiences but they all have a generous spirit. Your commitment to Faith + Pride was a huge support and helped us to achieve our goals. Whether you helped with the Service, Audio Visual,

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  • Presenting Rev. Jeff Rock

    On Sunday, June 18, we announced that the Search Committee and the Board of Directors have unanimously endorsed the selection of Reverend Jeff Rock as the candidate for our next Senior Pastor. Jeff grew up in Sudbury, Ontario, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University and his Master of Divinity from The

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  • LGBTQ Aging and Care

    The purpose of this research is to learn more about LGBTQ people’s experiences of aging and care in Toronto. What are the conditions that shape how people experience aging and care?

  • Relocating & Downsizing Assistance

    We are requesting your assistance to help a Senior to transition to a retirement residence Type of assistance required: Sort and pack items from the current home Arrange items for disposal Supervise the move Unpack and set-up the new home This move is unique and an individualize plan and timeline will be developed to address

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  • Faith+Pride

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    Church Street Public Schoolyard becomes the new home for the largest annual outdoor worship service in Canada.

  • 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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