Past News & Events

  • Jazz Vespers- Three Shows Left


    Join us for three afternoons of music, fun and laughter. Jazz Vespers promises to be an event you won’t forget! Fall Edition : October 21 Remembrance Edition: November 11 Christmas Edition: December 16 Each performance starts at 4:00 p.m. in our Sanctuary.

  • First Responders Appreciation


    Police Chief Mark Saunders joins us with emergency personnel from across the city at our annual First Responders Appreciation service at 11:00 a.m. on October 21.

  • Caution: Anti-Choice demonstrations this weekend


    TRIGGER WARNING: This Sunday afternoon, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. on September 30, an anti-choice rally will be taking place at designated intersections across Toronto, as well as in many other Canadian cities. If graphic images, pro-life slogans, and judgmental Christians are triggering for you, please heed this warning and plan indoor activities for your […]

  • Thanksgiving Dinner


    On Monday, October 8, we will again be holding a Thanksgiving Day celebration in the Social Hall. The organizers will soon be gathering another team of people to prepare a festive feast and an afternoon of entertainment. There’ll be plenty of opportunities to volunteer with the team and contribute in some way. More details coming […]

  • Movie Night: Last Chance


    Just ahead of our Bridges to Hope and Freedom fundraiser celebrating the MCC Toronto Refugee Program in October… Would you like to discover what the LGBTQ Refugee experience in Canada is like? Join the Social Justice Network in the Social Hall on Friday, September 28 at 7:00 pm for the stories of 5 asylum seekers […]

  • Justice Day


    International Prisoner’s Justice Day Join us on Sunday, August 12th after the 7:00 p.m. Service for a special event! Please join the Social Justice Network (SJN) Sunday, August 12 after the 7:00 p.m. Service to commemorate International Prisoner’s Justice Day with a prayer walk to the Don Jail. The focus of this year’s Prisoners’ Justice Day is the impact […]

  • Danforth Strong Vigil


    A time to gather together for support and comfort in this time of grief and sadness.  Join us for a special Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, July 25, as we grieve together and start to heal together. We will gather at 7:00 p.m. at Danforth Church (Danforth Avenue and Bowden Street) and walk together to Logan […]

  • Pray For Healing


    In the aftermath of this week’s tragic events on The Danforth, the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, located near Gerrard and Logan, opened their doors on the day after the shootings for neighbours to pray and find comfort. “We are shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of life in our neighbourhood. Our deepest sympathies […]

  • Movie Night: the health of our oceans


    Join us on Friday July 27 for a double feature movie night presented by the Social Justice Network!   Chris Jordan on filming Albatross: The journey of ALBATROSS began in 2008 as a collaboration with my friend, activist/photographer Manuel Maqueda. Studying the newly-emerging issue of ocean plastic pollution, we learned of a stunning environmental tragedy […]

  • Cherish our Church


    Come out and enjoy a morning of friendship, meeting new people and beautifying our church. Email Ned at nyuzefowich@mcctoronto.com if you’re interested in any specific task. Pizza to follow for volunteers! Date: Saturday June 9, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. to Noon Tasks: Polish all pews, altar & chapel Remove window coverings Dust all ledges Paint […]

  • Pride Jazz Vespers


    Join us for a jazzy tribute to Pride! All your favourite songs from Prides past, all arranged as dynamic and delicious interpretations for some of the best jazz musicians in the city! Set amid the revelry and joy of Pride Month in Toronto, this special edition in our popular Jazz Vespers series will knock your […]

  • Healthy Sexuality Fair


    We’re holding a healthy sexuality fair at our morning worship services on Sunday June 3! MCC Toronto will welcome several public health organizations to our Sanctuary and Social Hall during our 9:00 and 11:00 morning services. Representatives will provide information on safe sex, HIV/AIDS awareness, healthy relationships, gender and self-esteem, and more. The fair is […]

  • A Celebration of Our Diverse Cultures!


    Come and show support as our Refugee Ministry puts on a show, showcasing the many different cultures from our participants. On May 27 at 1:00 p.m. there will be song, dance and food, right here at MCC Toronto! Everyone is invited to bring a dish of their favorite food, it will be our very own […]

  • Cherish Our Church


    Come out and enjoy a morning of friendship, meeting new people and beautifying our Church. Email Ned at nyuzefowich@mcctoronto.com if you’re interested in any specific task. Pizza to follow for volunteers! Date: Saturday June 9, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. to Noon Tasks Polish all pews, altar & chapel Remove Sanctuary window coverings Dust all ledges […]

  • New Beginnings


    A recruitment and information session for people curious about LGBTQ+ refugee private sponsorship

  • ACBM 2018


    Our Annual Congregational Business Meeting (ACBM) will be held on June 10, 2018 at 12:45 p.m. in the Sanctuary at MCC Toronto. Please plan to attend as we have a lot of important business to share with you. All members in good standing can vote in our ACBM on Sunday June 10. The formal agenda will include […]

  • Free seminar: Homosexuality and the Bible


    The Bible has brought comfort, hope, and healing to many people in so many places. Sadly, it has also been used as a weapon to inflict pain and cause separation. Rev. Jeff Rock talks about popular misconceptions about the Bible and homosexuality and explains an inclusive interpretation of Scripture as it applies to homosexuality. Facilitator: […]

  • Transgender Journeys of Faith


    The Peace and Justice Strategy Team in partnership with TREAT present a screening of ‘Belonging in the Body: Transgender Journeys of Faith’ on April 8 at 4:00 p.m. as part of our Trans Day of Visibility celebration. Belonging in the Body: Transgender Journeys of Faith offers a collection of stories from the lives of transgender […]

  • Reel Theology


    A unique new sermon series based on the themes of popular movies. Watch the movie with us, then come back for the sermon on Sunday! All screenings are at 7:00 p.m. in our Social Hall. April 13: The Shape Of Water, Rated ‘R’ April 21: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Rated ‘R’ April 28: Lady […]

  • Healing Racism


    The Healing Racism Initiative team is offering another workshop to fully engage our congregation in healing racism.

  • Jazzy St. Paddy’s


    Our popular Jazz Vespers series returns with some luck of the Irish! Join us in March for Jazzy St. Paddy’s, our own jazzed up interpretation of Saint Patrick’s Day starring the incomparable Alana Bridgewater.

  • Movie Night


    This month we are celebrating families because it’s Family Month! Join the SJN for a “social evening” screening of Sing-A-Long Wizard of Oz on February 23rd at 6:30 pm in the Social Hall. The theme is beating the winter blahs with some family fun and lots of singing. So bring your pillows, blankets and jammies, […]