Get Involved

There are many ways to be involved at All Saints! Below is a list of ministries that you can be part of and who to email if you’re interested. If you have any questions, please email

These ministries all help support our Sunday services and have lots of opportunities to participate.

Training is available and provided to all who are interested in joining.

1. Chancel Team, contact Cathie Figueira – responsible for setting the altar for communion, cleaning the altar linens, and arranging the flowers.

2. Sidespeople, contact Mary Anne Huggins – responsible for greeting people at the door, handing out leaflets, taking the offering, and releasing people to go up for communion.

3. Readers, contact Peter Woolford – responsible for reading the scriptures publicly at our worship services.

4. Intercessions, contact Peter Woolford – responsible for writing prayers or finding a suitable litany to be used and for leading the prayers at our worship services.

5. Choir, contact Gerald Loo – the choir helps lead our worship at the 10am service. They practice before each service starting at 9am and again after the service until 1pm.

6. Audio/Visual Team, contact Kris Morra – responsible for operating the sound board and livestream at the 10am service.

7. Chalice Administrators, contact Kris Morra – responsible for helping with the distribution of Holy Communion.

8. Hospitality Team, contact Sharon Conway or Sheri Cameron – responsible for coordinating and serving tea/coffee and treats after the 10am service and for various other events. Also responsible for helping to identify and welcome newcomers to the parish and help with greeting at services.

9. Godly Play (Children’s program), contact Naomi Suggs – responsible for running the Godly Play program (storyteller or door person).

These ministries support the All Saints Community in a variety of ways and there are many opportunities to serve.
1. Children’s and Youth Ministies – contact Naomi Suggs – there are opportunities to teach and support those who teach our children, as well as to be part of those who care for our youth.
2. Seniors Lunch – contact Anne Layton – Once a month from Jan to May and Sept to Dec, we host a lunch for seniors (age 55+). Opportunities to serve include phoning seniors, giving rides, decorating for lunch, serving/cleaning up, and cooking the meal.
3. Strategic Planning – contact Mary Anne Huggins – All Saints writes a new strategic plan every 3 years and this has been part of helping us to grow. If you have experience with strategic planning or want to be part of one of the teams, let us know.
4. Wardens – contact the office
5. Stewardship Team Team – 
6. Lay Pastoral Visitors –
7. Prayer Chain –
8. Prayer Shawl Committee – 
9. Garden Team –
10. Fundraising Team – 
These ministries are part of Outreach, Social Justice, and our support of local Community Partners.

1. Out of the Cold (OOTC), contact The Rev. Brian Suggs – responsible for coordinating all aspects of our OOTC program on Friday nights (mid-Nov until end of Mar) from 6-9pm. Volunteer opportunities are listed here, please have a look and sign up if interested. You can also give financially to support this program online, by e-transfer, or on Sundays in the offering (please mark clearly for Out of the Cold).

2. ASK Cares – contact Sue Nielsen – this ministry supports those who need it (parishioners and community members) with meals or other tasks (driving to appointment, etc) during sickness or after surgery. You can be a part by signing up to cook a meal and deliver it to someone’s home or to drive others to appointments, as needed.

3. Social Justice Committee, contact Sheri Cameron – this group helps raise awareness of issues in our community and communicates how parishioners at All Saints can advocate for social change.

4. All Saints Food Cupboard, contact the office – each Sunday parishioners bring pantry items that are brought forward with the offering and blessed. These items are then taken downstairs to our food cupboard and throughout the week people stop by to pick up items. Volunteers help ensure all the food is in date and takes any excess to other food banks in the area.

5. Stonegate Ministries – This ministry serves many in the community through its joint foodbank with Christ Church, St. James and other community programs. We support them with their Backpack Drive (late August), Christmas Giftcards (early December), and a yearly support from our budget. You can support this ministry by giving online, with an etransfer, or on Sundays in the offering (please mark clearly for Sontegate Ministries).

6. All Saints, Sherbourne – This is a drop-in in downtown Toronto that we have a long and historic relationship with. We support the throughout the year in various ways, depending on what needs are present. You can always make a financial donation online, by e-transfer, or on Sundays in the offering (please mark clearly for All Saints Sherbourne). 

7. Christ Church, St. James Foodbank – This foodbank serves many in the local community through its foodbank. Donations are always appreciated, you can give by etransfer to (ccsjdonations (at), please mark for foodbank. 

8.  Moorelands, contact Naomi Suggs – Each year in late November/early December we support Moorelands by taking 2-3 families who need help and buying gifts/grocery giftcards, and sometimes Baby Bundles to support those with newborns.

9. Refugee Resettlement – contact David Curtis – All Saints has supported several families over the years who were seeking resettlement in Canada. We only work with AURA (Anglican United Refugee Alliance) to do so. We are currently raising support to sponsor another family. Gifts can be made online, by e-transfer, or on Sundays in the offering (please mark for Refugee Resettlement).