A community remembrance service in advance of Mother’s Day for anyone who experiences loss at this time of year. A time to reflect and remember in the company of friends. Bring a small unframed photograph of someone you want to remember for our altar. (It can be retrieved after the event.) Everyone is welcome.
April 13 / Maundy Thursday
6: 00 PM Supper and Maundy Thursday Liturgy with members of Parroquia San Esteban
April 14 / Good Friday
10:30 AM Good Friday liturgy with Musical Meditations followed by hot-cross buns
April 15 / Great Vigil of Easter
8: 00 PM Meditations on God’s acts of creation, deliverance, and salvation; Lighting of the New Fire; Renewal of Baptismal Vows; and the first Eucharist of Easter
April 16 / Easter Day
10:30 AM Festive Eucharist, flowering of the Cross, followed by an Easter Feast
The parish pyro-technician burns the palms from last Palm Sunday to create the ashes for this Ash Wednesday, which in 2017 falls on March 1st. There will be two services that day, one at 12:15 and one at 7:00 PM.
During the Season of Lent, we will be weaving the theme of journeying into right relations with the indigenous heritages with our Sunday worship experience.
Come and journey with us from Ashes to Easter.
All are welcome to join us on Wednesday, January 11 at 7 PM for this moving reflective service.
Organized by Toronto Urban Native Ministry, the Diocese of Toronto Creation Matters committee, and the Church of the Holy Trinity, this service incorporates Indigenous and Christian traditions around the blessing of water and valuing of its role in God’s creation.
Bishop-elect Riscylla Walsh Shaw will preside.
Ordination of Michael Shapcott to the Diaconate
Church of the Holy Trinity, Toronto, December 4, 2016
A Sermon by Maylanne Maybee
How glad I am on this Advent evening to be in this hopeful place with this prophetic company of people – gathered to remember the Human One, Jesus the Christ, in the breaking of bread, to commemorate Nicholas Ferrar, deacon, gathered to ordain our friend Michael to the diaconate in the laying on of hands, gathered to be nurtured and sent forth as agents of God’s transforming justice.
How glad I am to celebrate this evening with Michael and with so many others! I’ve known Michael off and on over the years. We have followed parallel and sometimes intersecting paths in the cause of housing for those who face homelessness. I was delighted when I first heard he was discerning a call to the diaconate, delighted to see him at General Synod this summer, delighted to be invited to be your homilist this evening on this wonderful occasion.
This Sunday, December 18 Advent IV 10:30 AM – Inter-generational worship with interactive reflection
Saturday, December 24 Christmas Eve 8:30 PM Service with some Spanish language elements 7:30 refreshments with 8:00 caroling
Sunday, December 25 Christmas Day 10:30 AM
Sunday, December 1 New Years Day Lessons and Carols
10:30 AM Worship service including Eucharist/Communion prepared by The Holy Trinity Refugee Committee
and the Sidra Project
Including an immersive experience viewing the short film
Clouds over Sidra
using virtual reality technology.
After the service you will be invited to engage in a dialogue
About the Sidra experience, the global refugee crisis and hear about
the work of our refugee committee.
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Homelessness is a year round condition for many of our city’s residents. Come and remember those who have died and talk about how we are working for change.
On Tuesday, July 12 we added a John Doe who died on June 17. A man who is reported as being homeless by the Toronto Sun was shot and killed by the Toronto Police after being tasered at around 9am, June 17. Here are 2 articles about the incident. No names have been released.
Visit the Toronto Homeless Memorial page and see the full list of people we remember every month.
Make your voice heard on a new national housing strategy by visiting the Federal Government input page Let’s Talk Housing.
Joins us for Pride Part II this Sunday at 10:30 AM. A reprise of the True Colours and Pulse by Melissa Ethridge will be performed along with some repeated readings. New music will be there and our musician will be William Aide.
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Last week’s bulletin can be found here: HT bulletin Sun Jun 26 6th Pent & Pride