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Sun Oct 26 – Death and Loss with Fallen Angles

Once a month our worship service is led by our local band Fallen Angles in a pop vein. The service is always thematic and uses contemporary music, both popular and liturgical. We strive for an integrated experience that affects everyone who comes.

This month our theme is death and loss as we approach all hallows and all saints. We will be featuring the music of Carrie Newcomer, Grievous Angels, Marty Haugen, Stephen Foster, Bobby McFerrin. There will also be contemporary readings and time to reflect on the losses in our lives.

Fallen Angles, Sep 2014

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“Lost Together” with the Fallen Angles

Our band, The Fallen Angles, are playing at the 10:30am service on Sunday, April 27. The theme is “Lost Together”. Lots of music and a mix of ancient and modern stories and poems. Hope you’ll come join us.

FallenAngles_logo1 Holy Trinity is at 19 Trinity Square. Trinity Square is centred between Bay, Dundas, Yonge and Queen, hidden in the canyon of the Eaton Centre and Marriott Hotel.


The Church of the Holy Trinity is a community of people who seek to express their faith through lives of integrity, justice and compassion. We foster lay leadership, include the doubter and the marginalized, and challenge oppression wherever it may be found.

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April 26: Refugee Committee Fundraising Dinner

On Saturday April 26th, the refugee committee of the Church of the Holy Trinity will host a dinner to raise funds for our important work sponsoring refugees.

“Rising for Refugees” will be a great evening with music by Common Thread Community Chorus of Toronto, the Fallen Angles, and Guy Smagghe of Welcome Soleil.  Delicious food will be home-cooked by families we have sponsored (and others) from Iran, Iraq, El Salvador, Sri Lanka, and other places.
The keynote speakers are Loly Rico and Francisco Rico-Martinez, long-time refugee rights defenders and co-directors of the FCJ Refugee Centre in Toronto.

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The empty tomb with garden

Holy Week and Easter at Holy Trinity

The empty tomb with garden
The empty tomb with garden

Sunday, April 13  PALM SUNDAY  10:30 AM  (English only); Domingo de Ramos 2:00 PM (en español)
Thursday, April 17 MAUNDY THURSDAY 6:00 PM Supper and Maundy Thursday liturgy (with San Esteban Community)
Friday, April 18  GOOD FRIDAY LITURGY 10:30 AM; 2:00 PM Ecumenical Good Friday Walk for Justice.
Saturday, April 19, GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER  8:00 PM (English only)
Sunday, April 20, EASTER DAY SERVICE 10:30 AM (with San Esteban Community)

The flowered cross
The flowered cross
Looking at the North tower through a tiny slit in the south tower.

Fear and Hope with the Fallen Angles

Our band, The Fallen Angles, are playing at the 10:30 service tomorrow morning. The theme is “Fear and Hope”. Lots of music and a mix of ancient and modern texts with no sermon. Hope you’ll come join us.

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Holy Trinity is at 19 Trinity Square. Trinity Square is centred between Bay, Dundas, Yonge and Queen. Hidden in the canyon of the Eaton Centre and Marriott Hotel.


The Church of the Holy Trinity is a community of people who seek to express their faith through lives of integrity, justice and compassion. We foster lay leadership, include the doubter and the marginalized, and challenge oppression wherever it may be found.

This window, on a Pentecost theme, was a replacement for one of the windows destroyed by fire in 1977.

Meditate with Music every Thursday

stained glass Church of the Holy Trinity

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 provide as much focus on meditation as possible. There is also a printed sheet with a spiritual reflection available each week.

If you’re in the area, come and give this respite a try, every Thursday at 12:30 p.m., until August 22. You can even bring your lunch, if you wish.

January 25 6pm Oasis Service

Fountain Square photoSings My Soul! Join Jan Plecash and Allison Piercey as they provide musical leadership for an hour of community singing and reflection. Oasis services of music and reflection  take place on the last Friday of the month and provide a space to noursish the justice-seeking soul. The service will be followed by a light supper and opportunity to visit. Mark your calendars for the next service on February 22!

You can find these services in the Church of the Holy Trinity next to the Eaton Centre just south of Dundas between Yonge and Bay streets. Come find a quiet centre in the heart of the city!