EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022: "Building God's Beloved Community" Book Launch

Time: 7pm

Description:

As disciples of Jesus, we are called to grow in our faith and to serve the church. In The United Church of Canada, we prepare for the lifetime commitment of discipleship by becoming full members of the church. Building God’s Beloved Community is an accessible and engaging primer designed to accompany you during this period of preparation—whether you’re embarking on adult baptism, considering confirmation, or seeking to enrich your faith through deeper study. Find out more, and register here.

Trans March, Friday June 24th at 7pm (March at 8pm)

Come and join the journey. Walk with the Trans community or cheer them on from the sidelines.  UCC friends are welcome to gather at Gloucester and Church, south east corner between 7PM and 7:50 and then walk up to join the march that starts at 8PM.  The Trans March Route starts at Charles and Church, heads north on Church then west along Bloor St, south on Yonge and east along Carlton, ending at Allen Gardens.

 

Trans March Website

Contact: Julian Munroe(they/them) will coordinate the UCC group, email: juliankingjulez@gmail.com

Saturday, June 25th and August 20th, 2022

Congregational Life Committee is inviting you to join your church community for fun and food together on the attached dates.  We will share more information closer to the date for the August picnic.  This will be cancelled if it is bad weather.  We will bring some fun activities for all, and encourage you to bring your own chairs, blankets, food and anticipation of connected time together.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022: Kairos Blanket Exercise Workshop

Time: 6pm for 2-3 hours

Where: NUUC Sanctuary, 310 Danforth Avenue (entrance on Jackman Avenue)

Description:

As part of our continuing efforts to raise awareness about truth and reconciliation for Indigenous peoples, Danforth Multifaith Commons (Danforth Jewish Circle, East End United Regional Ministry and Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation) is hosting an in-person Kairos Blanket Exercise on September 21st at 6pm. The Exercise requires between 2 and 3 hours.

Registration is limited to 30 people and a minimum $60 donation is requested to cover the costs involved. No one will be turned away for inability to financially contribute. Any funds raised in addition to the cost of the Blanket Exercise will be donated to Kairos Canada to support its justice work.

To register for the Kairos Blanket Exercise, please email Karen Somerville at munn.somerville@gmail.com, providing your name and the number of people you would like to register. For payment, and to reduce the workload on our Treasurer at East End, please send an e-transfer to the same email. If you wish to make payment another way, please email Karen. Thank you.