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Blessing of the Bikes!

At the end of this Sunday’s service, we will be blessing bikes and riders as the weather warms up. Join us this Sunday, and bring your bike, your helmet, and your bell for a little extra spiritual help this biking season.

This service also features the music of the Fallen Angles, our in-house band and some alternative poetic readings around the theme of Many Waters.

Join us for a joyous, inclusive, and modern service!

WHEN: Sunday at 10:30 am,  Church of the Holy Trinity

Queen St Closure Friday May 19 – Monday May 22, 2017

As part of the ongoing bridge project at the Eaton Centre, please be advised that Queen St will be closed between Yonge Street and Bay street starting Friday, May 19 at 11:30PM and will re-open Monday, May 21 at 5:00AM.​

Those attending church and other activities in our spaces will need to enter from the East, West, or North. Please see the attached documents for complete information.

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Map – Queen street closure

Billy Joel & Elton John are fundraising for HT!

Acting Up Stage Company presents UnCovered: Billy Joel & Elton John.BJEJ-church_of_holy_trinity-sep222014

Don’t miss it–Wednesday, November 12 or Thursday, November 13, 8 pm, Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor Street West.

A donation from the sale of each ticket will be made to Holy Trinity.   Click on the thumbnail image for full information.  For ticket purchase,  using promo code “Square”, please click on the link below:

http://tickets.rcmusic.ca/Public/show_events_list.asp?shcode=1023

Music and Children featured this Sunday, September 14

Holy Cross Sunday will be marked in both the service and children’s time this week beginning at 10:30 AM
Ian Grundy, our new music director will play his first service this Sunday. Ian has a rich and diverse background in music. Since 1997, he has been teaching music at Buttonville Public School (Grades 1-8). He has also been the music director of two Anglican congregations: St Cuthbert’s and Christ Church, Deer Park. He conducts a chamber choir, VocalPoint, which has held concerts at Holy Trinity in the past.
Children’s program for school age children begins this Sunday. We leave during the peace and will explore images of the cross and forgiveness together.Our children’s program combines stories, conversation, prayer and physical activity determined by the children present. Beth Baskin leads our children’s ministry and has thirty years of experience exploring faith with children.

The fully flowered cross set up behind the altar.
Easter resurrection cross

Justification, Wrath and the Water of Life (Homily for Lent 3, March 23rd)

Bill Whitla’s Homily at Holy Trinity for Lent 3, March 23, 2014

Exodus 17:1-7

Grumbling people quarrelling with Moses

Demanding water to drink in the wilderness

Moses striking the rock so water will come out of it.

Using the same rod with which he smote the Nile. to poison it, now is used for fresh water to save the people of Israel.

People are testing Moses, but fundamentally testing God by asking Is the Lord among us or not?

It’s a good question about whether this testing and quarrelling —or the striking of the rock, becomes the reason that Moses cannot enter into the Promised Land (see Deut. 32: 48–52; see also Deut 20).

Continue reading Justification, Wrath and the Water of Life (Homily for Lent 3, March 23rd)

Ash Wednesday and Lenten Community Nights at Holy Trinity

Ash Wednesday Services 

There will be two Ash Wednesday liturgies on March 5th: 12:15 PM and 7:00 PM

The evening service is preceded by a light supper of Lentil Soup and Salad beginning at 6:00 PM (donation invited)

Wednesday Community Nights in Lent

Beginning the following week, March 12th, and continuing until the 9th of April, there will be a simple supper, beginning at 6:00 PM,  followed by a video and discussion using the Living the Questions series.The evening will conclude between 8:00 and 8:30.  There will be signup sheets in church for each week or you can email Sherman: shesselgrave at holytrinitytoronto.org

There will be a parallel program for children, if needed. Please email Beth Baskin: bbaskin at holytrinitytoronto.org if you will be bringing children. Suppers will be prepared by members of the community and a donation will be invited. If you would like to help with the suppers contact Sherman.