Check this section of the website often for up-to-date information about what’s going on at All Saints Kingsway.

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Advent 4: Human Beings – Not for Sale

Advent Devotions from the Anglican Church of Canada Matthew 1:18–25 O Come, O Come, Emmanuel and bring your liberating justice into our world. Strengthen our will to address injustice and to work towards the liberation of all who are in bondage. Bless us in our Advent journey. Give us eyes to see every human being […]

Clergy Changes

Many of you know that Terry arrived as our interim priest in September of 2015. While he has shared an amazing journey with us over the last 15 months, it was always our expectation that he would complete his term in December 2016. Well, that time has come and Terry realizes it is essential for […]

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What’s Going On – 11 December

What We Need to Know Jesus answers John’s question by pointing to the signs that God’s dream for creation are there for all to see.  God’s dream for creation is that all live in “shalom”, a well-being that takes in everything and everyone.  As one who wants to be a faithful steward, what am I […]

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Advent 2: Creation – Not for Sale

Advent Devotions from the Anglican Church of Canada Matthew 3:1–12 Gracious God, this day you call us to actions which speak at least as loudly as our words and to words which indicate a change of heart and growing regard for your creation. Bless us in our Advent journey as we seek your incarnate presence […]

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Advent 1: Liberated by God’s Grace

Advent Devotions from the Anglican Church of Canada Matthew 24:36-44 Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. Come to us in all the moments of our lives. Help us to watch so that we are amazed by your love. Bless us in our Advent journey. Amen. But of that day and hour no one […]

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What’s Going On – 23 October

 What We Need to Know

A lesson on humility and judging others. A steward is one who uses their gifts, taking care not to compare what they do with others.

Read all about it!
Newsletter Available for Pick-up

The newsletter is available for pick-up in the narthex today for those people who receive it by mail. If you would like to receive the newsletter by mail and are not, please contact the office.
For those people who have email, you should be getting a weekly email and the newsletter link is included in the last email. If you are not receiving the weekly emails and would like to, you can either sign up on the website’s home page (allsaintskingsway.ca) or contact the office with your email address.

You can also access the newsletter online at allsaintskingsway.blob.core.windows.net/media/2016/10/October2016.pdf

Your Ideas for the Newsletter are Welcome –

Join us today for a brief meeting after church

The October issue of our parish newsletter has just been released. Thanks to those who contributed, and to all for making this such a vibrant community to cover.

Do you have any thoughts on what our newsletter could be? Ideas of what to change, what to add? Do you want to be involved? If you are interested in any way, please join us for a brief meeting of the newsletter editorial board after the Celebration this morning. Come down to the Godly Play room; even if you have just a few minutes to spare it would be great to have your input. If you can’t make it today, and you have comments to share, please contact Janice Kretchman ([email protected]).

Quarterly Statements are ready!

The quarterly givings statements are available for pickup in the narthex today. Please help save on postage and pick up your statement today!

Lay Pastoral Visitors Meeting – TODAY

There will be a Lay Pastoral Visitors meeting this Sunday, Oct. 23rd in the Wilkinson room after the service. If anyone is interested in learning more about this ministry you are welcome to join us.

Organ Recital followed by New Beginnings – this Wednesday 26 October, 12:30

New Beginnings (Group 9) invite you to its meeting October 26, 12:30pm. It will be very special as we shall first gather to enjoy our friend, Shawn Grenke, playing our organ in the Church.

Afterwards we shall retire to the Wilkinson Room. Please bring, per usual, your own sandwich; dessert, tea and coffee will be served. Immediately following, we have another treat as Sheila Kingsley and Marian Pennington will entertain us with the saga of their recent journey to Panama.

Helan and Marg are looking forward to greeting you and guest at this special gathering.

Helen Hudson 416-231-9002 and Marg Green 416-239-5593

Our Faith, Our Family (OFOF) –
this Thursday 27 October, 6pm

All Saints offers an evening program once a month where adults and children gather for faith formation. We begin with a simple pizza meal. At 6:30pm, the kids proceed to their age-based program. Adults have an opportunity for contemplative worship and Bible study. Please RSVP to Lindsay so that we can accurately order food.
Attendees are encouraged to donate cash to off-set the cost of the meal. Suggested donation for a family of four: $20.

Parish Party –
this Saturday 29 October, 6:30-9:30pm

Come join us for an evening of fun playing the classic board game Clue, but with a few twists. Visit rooms throughout the church, encounter challenges from popular games, and use your detective skills to figure out who done it! Bring your family and friends…it’s fun for all ages!

Those who’d prefer an evening of cards at the party are encouraged to make their own arrangements for a game or two. Tables and cards will be provided.

Want more details? Contact Joanne Colbourne at [email protected] or 416 231-9034 or Kelly Malcolmson at [email protected] or (416) 234-8175.

Jazz Vespers – 30 October, 4pm

This will be a Mariachi Vespers featuring Jorge Lopez and Mexico Amigo Mariachi. Everyone welcome to a casual, relaxing hour of prayer and great music with the city’s finest musicians!

Requiem Mass for All Souls’ Day – 6 Nov.

All Souls’ Day is an annual commemoration of the faithfully departed. This year the All Saints Kingsway Choir will sing different movements of the Faure Requiem, in a Eucharist for all who have died. All are welcome to attend and give thanks for the life of a family member or friend. – November 6th at 4:00pm

Where to Find the Clergy

This Tuesday all staff will be at a planning meeting at the Sisterhood of St John the Divine.

Church Office Hours: 9 – 2 Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

When can we find the clergy in the office?

Terry:
Tuesday – at SSJD all day, Wardens’ meeting in the evening
Thursday – morning, and OFOF in the evening

Jason:
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, all day
Tuesday – at SSJD all day, Wardens’ meeting in the evening

Farewell for Lindsay

As many of you know, next Sunday is Lindsay’s last day at All Saints Kingsway as Children’s and Youth Minister. We will be having a proper goodbye for Lindsay at the Sunday 20 November service.

Prayer Requests

If there is someone you would like to be included in the weekly prayers of the people, there is a binder in the narthex and now a binder by the candles where everyone is welcome to write down a prayer request.

Volunteer Opportunities

Would you be interested in doing a Sunday reading or the prayers of the people on a regular basis? Training will be provided. Please speak to Jason to find out more.

Diocesan and Community Events

 Death, Dying, Discernment and Ritual:
An Interfaith Panel – Wednesday 26 October
at the Cathedral of St James

How does one prepare spiritually for death? Please join us to listen to diverse voices from the Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist religious traditions, as they share their perspectives on death, dying, ritual and physician assisted dying in Canada. Panelists are:

• Dr. Amina Jabbar, Geriatrics Fellow at McMaster and member of El-Tawhid Unity Mosque
• Dr. Chander Khanna, Vice President of the Hindu Institute of Learning,
• Dr. Marco Mascarin, Buddhist Chaplain, co-founder of Contemplative End of Life Care program, and Buddhadharma teacher
The evening begins with Evensong and Service of Light at 6pm, followed by refreshments at 6:30pm with the Panel Discussion beginning at 7pm.

Toronto Children’s Ministry Conference –
Saturday 5 November

Are you a parent, volunteer, and/or children minister who are passionate about children’s ministry and seeing the little ones grow toward Christlikeness? This year, on Saturday, November 5th at Wycliffe College, the Toronto Children’s Ministry Conference will bring together dynamic speakers – deeply committed leaders and experts in the field from various denominations – to deliver engaging and practical workshops that will equip and inspire you!

Our workshops cover topics such as:
• Developing leadership in children’s ministry
• Facilitating spiritual growth in the home
• Selecting the right curriculum

Tickets range from $25-$40. The registration will include a boxed lunch, free daycare, three sessions of workshop breakouts, worship time and warm fellowship. Please register before October 15th if you require daycare!

Learn more about the Toronto Children’s Ministry Conference
wycliffecollege.ca/tcmc

Save Paper – Use the on-line Leaflet!

The Sunday 10am Leaflets and What’s Going On are available online!

To connect to the internet in the sanctuary, open the wi-fi settings on your device. Select ASK-Sanctuary-Guest. The password is allsaints.

Please note that we have numerous wi-fi networks throughout the building. If you’re having trouble connecting while in the sanctuary, double-check that you are on the ASK-Sanctuary-Guest network.

The leaflet and WGO can be found at this link every week:
http://allsaintskingsway.ca/leaflet or scan the box above.

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What’s Going On – 9 October

What We Need to Know Each and every day we are given the opportunity to witness and maybe even be a part of some miracle. Do we see these miracles and give God thanks for them? Message from Terry Dear friends at ASK, Details are not necessary, but an ongoing health situation of mine meant […]