The Church and surroundings in 2009
OASIS – services of music and reflection for the justice-seeking soul. Join us in the church at 6 PM
During this week of budget decisions and in the beginning of an election year let’s gather and think about what we value in the city we call home. How does what we value affect our choices and actions as citizens? Music provided by John Terauds, music director at Church of the Holy Trinity. We will share a bread and soup following the service.
“First Nations communities across Turtle Island stand at the forefrontof protecting the sacred watersheds, lands, and wildlife.
This January 2014, we will come together as First Nations People and Allies to take time apart in a sacred vigil to celebrate and honor the waters: the womb of creation and all she provides us. We stand apart together also to lament the destruction of the watersheds from unfettered unconventional fossil fueldevelopment and resource extraction.Together we will take time to deepen in faith our commitment to be Keepers of the waters.
Please join us on January 15, 2014 at 6:30 at the Church of theHoly Trinity as we celebrate together in traditional First Nations and Eastern Christian practices:“Keepers [...]
The cast is rehearsing, the beautiful costumes and props are being inspected and repaired, the Babies Jesus are being scheduled … the Holiday Season is just around the corner and that means soon it will be time for THE CHRISTMAS STORY at the Church of the Holy Trinity (right beside the Eaton Centre). For the 76th year running this not-to-be-missed Nativity experience reminds Toronto of the most important message of Christmas. Plays December 6-22, 2013 (Fri-Sat-Sun).
The music of THE CHRISTMAS STORY is renowned for its beauty. Accompanied by a professional organist, professional choral musicians raise their voices to lift your heart and spirit at this joyous time of year. We though you might like the chance to [...]
The following worship services take place on Sunday at 10:30 am in the church.
November 24 Reign of Christ Sunday December 1 Advent I – Forum to create wreaths December 8 Advent II – Forum Biblical interpretation challenges
December 15 Advent III – Forum – responses to challenges December 22 Advent IV children in worship – Forum
Christmas Eve and Day services: Tuesday, December 24 7:30 pm Caroling and Tree Trimming with 8:30 pm Worship service with communion – children participate in worship Wednesday, December 25 10:30 am Worship service with communion
Forums follow the service and include a light lunch. They are a 45 minute discussion on a given topic or in some cases like Advent wreath making [...]
We continue this monthly remembrance of those who have died recently and those who died years ago. We remember those whose names were known and those whose names were unknown.
We remember their lives and all they offered and we look for ways to house more people and offer dignity to those without homes.
Join us to listen, to share, to remember… Followed by a light lunch
Want to know and understand a bit more about poverty, check this out http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=UUL2DrTVEYq76RvTcqqw-0bw&v=GHfD9au5Nok
Our service on Oct. 27 features a visit by Suzanne and Brayton Shanley, co-founders of The Agape Community. They will deliver the homily as well as lead a post-service Forum on compassion, nonviolenace and contemplation.
Do you seek the company of justice-minded people? Would you like to sing, reflect and chat with these people? “Stories for Such a Time as This” is part of the Oasis Series in the Heart of the City – services of music and prayer to nourish the justice seeking soul. This month our worship will be led by Christian Peacemaker Teams www.cpt.org with music provided by a guest guitarist and our Holy Trinity Music Director, John Terauds. Worship is followed by a simple meal for which a donation of $5 will be gladly accepted. We hope you can join us this month or on November 29 when we will gather again with worship and food to reflect [...]
“Do you seek the company of justice-minded people? Would you like to sing, reflect and chat with these people? We invite you to join us on Friday,October 27th at 6pm at Church of The Holy Trinity Anglican, http://www.holytrinitytoronto.org next to the Eaton Centre in Trinity Square “Beginning again… on holy ground” is part of the Oasis Series in the Heart of the City – services of music and prayer to nourish the justice seeking soul. This month the music comes from the Iona Community in Scotland http://iona.org.uk/ or http://www.wgrg.co.uk/. The music will be played by Holy Trinity Music Director, John Terauds. The worship combines singing, reading, and ritual. Worship is followed by a simple meal for which a donation [...]
On Thursday, July 4, we held our first weekly Meditate with Music session in the church at 12:30 p.m. These 20-minute breaks from the bustle and stress of a big city downtown offer visitors the option of emptying their minds or directing their thoughts towards spiritual reflection — two of many ways to quietly recharge for the rest of the day and the close of a week.
Music Director John Terauds provides slow, quiet instrumental music as well as a Psalm sung in plainchant, interspersed by silence. We have arranged some pews in an accessible location at the foot of the chancel steps to [...]
The Oasis Series are evening services of Music and Reflection to nourish the justice-seeking soul held on the last Friday of the month at 6pm.
Join us this Friday to walk the Labyrinth accompanied by the music of Michael Franklin outside.
We will gather in the church to begin with some singing and reflection. We will return to the church at the end to share in a light supper. Next service is Friday, September 27th at 6pm.