Past News & Events

  • The trial of Rev. Hawkes

    When we first learned of the charges against Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, we issued a statement explaining how we have known and supported Brent as a man of high integrity and an inspirational community leader who has led the MCC Toronto for 39 years. This has not changed. We are a church and as a

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  • Homecoming Events

    Homecoming is just around the corner! We’ve got a sneak peak of some of the amazing events we’re preparing for the celebration: Saturday September 17 6:00pm salad and dessert set up Volunteer Salad preparation Contest: Best pie/tart; Best cake/brownie; Best healthy dessert Judged by Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes ***Signup in the Social after services on September

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  • After the Last River

    After the Last River is a point of view documentary that follows Attawapiskat’s journey from obscurity into the international spotlight during the protests of Idle No More.

  • Men’s Retreat

    “Roots & Wings” May 27 to 29, 2016 All those who self-identify as male are welcome on this year’s men’s retreat being held at the Mansfield Outdoor Centre in the Halton Hills.   Make new friends Bond with men from MCC Toronto and the community Enjoy the beauty of Ontario’s Spring awakening Laugh, sing, play

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  • Seder Supper

    At a Seder, it is traditional to ask “Why is this night different from all other nights?”

  • Money Talk with Ellen Roseman

    Straight talk on personal finance and consumer issues with renowned financial columnist Ellen Roseman. Learn how to save money and protect yourself from scams and rip-offs. All proceeds go to the purchase of Assisted Hearing Devices for our Sunday services. This presentation is organized by the Senior’s Network and takes place February 28 at 1:00

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  • Vote for Tasheka in Toronto song contest

    Coming off of her recent success placing second in the Hidden Talent Canada competition, daughter of the soil (Antiguan) Tasheka Lavann now has her sights set on making her first single the new anthem for Toronto, where she now resides. Tasheka’s song, “I’m The 6ix”, has been entered into CBC’s Song in the 6ix search

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  • Book Study Group

    Richard Rohr’s book “Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self” (2013) is an opportunity to mine for the real you that has been there all along, simply hidden under the trappings of ego and false self. As he writes, “life is not a matter of creating a special name for ourselves, but of uncovering

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  • Jambo Jam 3

    Join us for an evening of inspiring and uplifting music.

  • Town Hall Meeting

    Gather with MCC Toronto members, staff, volunteers, and the board of Directors to discuss our plans and goals for 2016. We’ll provide an update on our annual budget and talk about some of the projects and challenges for the year ahead. We encourage everyone to attend! This is an excellent opportunity to go deeper with

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  • Pancake Supper

    Join us in the Social Hall for a community pancake supper before the Ash Wednesday worship service.

  • New Bell Choir

    Calling all Ding-A-Lings! Join us on Thursday evenings this month to try your hand at ringing some bells … hand bells! We have dusted off the church’s beautiful set of hand bells to reform the MCC Toronto Bell Choir! If you are interested and curious please join us at our introductory sessions during January. Every

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  • Employment Opportunity – Ministry Leader of Spirituality and Engagement

    Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto (MCC Toronto) has an extraordinary opportunity for a full-time Ministry Leader of Spirituality and Engagement. MCC Toronto, established in 1973, is a progressive spiritual community rooted in Christianity and originally founded to serve the needs of the LGBT community. Today our congregation is diverse: our heterosexual community has grown significantly;

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  • Ordination Service for Carmen Llanos

    You are invited to attend the ordination of Carmen Llanos Aceros at a ceremony being held January 16, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Reception and refreshments to follow in the Social Hall. Ordination is the process by which individuals are consecrated, that is, set apart as clergy to perform various religious rites and ceremonies. The process

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  • Bright Ideas Forum

    Do you have a great idea for a new ministry or small group at MCC Toronto? A social group, an adult spiritual education activity, creative project, book club, meditation gathering, yoga exercise, etc. This is an opportunity to bring your ideas and learn how to get new activities started at MCC Toronto! Bring your bright

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  • Healthy Happy Foods II

    Due to popular demand, the Ministry for Mental Health and Wellness has once again retained the services of a certified nutritionist and a master soup-maker to teach us how to make MORE Healthy Happy Foods. Participants will learn about the ingredients that best serve our bodies and optimize our own ability to produce ‘happy hormones’. Please note:

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  • Reinventing Our Faith

    If you were asked to draw faith, what would that picture look like? If someone asked you to express your faith through movement, what kind of dance would you do? The MCC Toronto Young Adults ministry has been hard at work creating a stage to explore these questions. We are excited to announce REINVENTING OUR

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