Welcome to St. Andrew’s Church
Join us every Sunday at 10:30am for Morning Worship

 Welcome Back!!

In-Person Sunday Worship has now resumed at St. Andrew’s Church

 An online service will still be available for those

unable to attend in person.

Downtown Toronto is a busy and bustling place. Every day, thousands of people stream past the doors of St. Andrew’s on their way to work, to the theatre, to their homes, to sports games, and to the many tourist sites located in the church’s neighbourhood.

Behind the large doors which open onto King St. is a quiet and peaceful place of prayer and of worship. As of June 1, 2022 we will once again open our doors to the sanctuary here at St. Andrew’s for people to find a moment to come in to pray, to contemplate, to collect their thoughts and to seek peace.

The doors to the sanctuary will be open Monday to Friday from  9 AM to 4 PM .

God calls on St. Andrew’s to be an inclusive community and to welcome all with open arms and hearts of love.

St. Andrew’s Church is a place of prayer for all people.

Worship Online with the St. Andrew’s Church Community 

To access the online services from previous weeks, please click here.

July 3, 2022 – Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

Announcements

 

 

 

 

“SINGTO” COMMUNITY CHOIR – We are pleased to announce that plans are underway to form a community-based choir early in the fall of 2022. The choir – which will be known as “SingTO” – will meet on a weekly basis to enjoy singing together and to prepare for musical presentations in support of worthwhile causes in our wider community. Please “stay tuned” for more information.

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THE BETTER ENGLISH CAFE – Please note that we are now on break for the Summer but will resume on Tuesday, September 13 at 7PM in the Great Hall

 

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Raise the Arrow – A Heart of the City Speakers Series Presentation

The link to the video of this presentation is now available on our YouTube Channel:  HERE

 

 

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Our Friday Noontime Recital series will resume on October 7, 2022 with some excellent pianists and some great chamber music.

You may still enjoy the video recordings of the performances from the 2021/22 season.  They may be found on our Youtube channel at:    https://standrewstoronto.org/events/music-videos/.

We look forward to seeing you in the fall!

 

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Douglas Bodle, for four decades, the Director of Music and Organist here at St. Andrew’s Church.

Details about a service honouring Douglas’ life will be shared when they become available.

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Celebrating the Life of

Carol Fraser Wishart

(November 2, 1928 – June 28, 2022)

Friday, July 8, 2022 3:00PM

A “Live Stream” of the service will be available                                         HERE 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY NOON-TIME COMMUNION SERVICE  – The Thursday Noon-time Communion Service has now resumed, in person.  Doors will open at noon and the service will begin at 12:15 PM.  All are welcome.

 

The Rev. Will Ingram – will be on vacation during July.  The Rev. Dr. Bob faris will be available to provide pastoral care and support during the month.

Church School & Nursery Update for Summer 2022 
Please note that the Nursery and Church School are now on break until September.  Activity bags will be available in the Narthex for children attending Sunday worship services.   See you in the Fall!

This past Sunday, June 26 – Rev. Bob Faris, the 2022 PCC Moderator, was joined by Presbyterian supporters in the Toronto Pride Parade.

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Between Doors Open Toronto 2022 and our Books and Cookie Sale, May 27 – 29 was a very busy few days here at St. Andrew’s Church.

Thank you to all of those who took the opportunity to tour the Sanctuary, visit the 48th Highlander’s Museum; and to those who bought books and cookies in support of our many Outreach Programs.

A very special thank you to all those who volunteered and to the custodial staff, without your efforts none of this would have been possible.

A few photos from this weekend are now available – please enjoy…

 

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Upcoming Events

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JOIN US!

Better English Cafe

The Better English Café is now open for in-person meetups. Join us each  Tuesday evening from 7 to 8:30 pm in the Great Hall, 73 Simcoe St.

Please checkout our Meetup Page at:

https://www.meetup.com/Better-English-Cafe/

Volunteers & Donations are currently needed

St. Andrew’s Church is now welcoming back children & youth into our Faith Formation programs at in-person classes each Sunday at 10:30am.   The Nursery, Church School and Youth Group activities will all be available – following all COVID-19 protocols.

For more detailed information, please click below.

SAGA

SAGA is now on break for the Summer.  The September meetup is scheduled for the 23rd.  Please click below for the latest update as it becomes available.

Life @ St. Andrew’s

Sermons

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To access our archive of present and past sermons, please visit the St. Andrew’s Church Toronto Youtube channel.

This Week at St. Andrew’s

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Each Friday we publish a weekly newsletter for the week ahead. Keep up to date with what is happening at St. Andrew’s and for opportunities to join with us in worship and in fellowship.

Session & Ministries

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The elders of the congregation serve together on the Session. The Session is responsible for the oversight of all of the ministries of the congregation.
Each of these six ministry areas is coordinated by a convener and an associate convener, who work with committees, task forces, activity groups and individuals within the respective areas of concern.

Faces of Faith

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In “Faces of Faith” we will be featuring members of our community – old and new – and putting faces to names.  Check in during the upcoming weeks to learn a bit more about those who are the lifeblood of this church and about the varied ways that they contribute.