Announcements

Deadline for announcements and order of worship is Thursday at noon!
Red text inside the announcements denotes a new or updated item.

Special note:

On April 27 the Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights passes through Toronto.

Mennonite Church Canada Indigenous Relations and CPT collaborate in this 3 week, 600 km journey, to discuss the significance of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at this time for Canada. TUMC is invited to a potluck and teach-in at Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church (1038 Woodbine Ave.) to honour the Pilgrims and hear about the hope for justice and reconciliation.

April 27 – opportunities to join the Pilgrims:
9:00 – St Margaret’s Anglican Church, New Toronto, 156 Sixth St, Toronto, ON M8V 3A5
11:00 – Royal Canadian Legion Branch 344, 1395 Lake Shore Blvd West, Toronto, ON, M6K 3C1
2pm – Future site of Anishinawbe Health Toronto (Mill Street, east of Cherry, Distillery District)
5:30pm – potluck supper at TCMC (1038 Woodbine Ave)
7pm – Teach-in at TCMC

For the potluck: Of the 30 Pilgrims, 8 are vegetarian; a few are allergic to shrimp, citrus, or lactose.

More information, and a way to donate financially, are on the PfIR web site.

 

Some attachments, as well as older or longer announcements, are found below the current week’s announcements. We added Ethics for Peacebuilders: A Practical Guide on April 19; the April Prayer Letter from Bok Ki Kim and Sook Kyung Park on April 12; a job description for a Resident Friend/Supervisor for the Toronto Quaker Meeting House on April 7; a set of links for Women of MCEC on March 24; and an MCEC Annual Church Gathering request on March 3.

Current Attachments

The Mennonite Centre Heritage Club (MCHC) presents Ethics for Peacebuilders: A Practical Guide on Wednesday May 17 at 7:30 pm. Here is the PDF.

April Prayer Letter from Bok Ki Kim and Sook Kyung Park: PDF.

Job description for a Resident Friend/Supervisor for the Toronto Quaker Meeting House: PDF.

Women of MCEC invites women of all ages to Spring Enrichment Day on April 22. At St. Jacobs Mennonite Church. Details are in their letter, flyer, enrolment form, and background letter.

Can you help at the MCEC Annual Church Gathering on April 28 or 29, in Oakville? Details and contact information are here (PDF).

These attachments are listed in the reverse order they were added, and should be dropped as they become out of date.

Older or Longer Announcements

Here are directions to Willowgrove as a PDF. We attend a worship service there each summer, along with other Mennonite churches in the GTA.

 

Here the summary letter about the recent MCEC decision regarding the Future Directions Task Force’s Unity Amidst Differences report, from MCEC Executive Minister David Martin.

Here is a link to the ongoing Future Directions Task Force‘s web site.

 

Here is a video from an earlier year’s Vacation Bible Camp held at the Toronto Chinese Mennonite Church.