Eager for Easter

Eager for Easter – 40 Days of Preparation, starting February 20.  Prepare to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Take time – pledge to pray – fix for a fast. Pastor Ken has prepared – Easter Day by Day – a reading guide. 

For the 6 weeks leading up to Easter, track the events of Passion week chronologically with a ‘FORTY days – Easter Day by Day’ reading guide. We will give updates of this journey but we encourage you to download a copy or ask for one at our Sunday gatherings.

View is reading guide online by clicking the link below.  You may also download and/or print a copy from the same link.

Chronological Easter Reading – FORTY Days

Copies of the guide can also be found on the table at the back of the church.  They are available in 8 1/2 x 11 or booklet format.

Easter

EnVISION 20:20:3

EnVISION 20:20:3 –  “Are you IN?” on Sunday, March  4th at 11:00 a.m. our Leaders will present our 5 year Vision; come hear collaborative directions, goals in order to pursue how you can contribute and celebrate.

Vision 20:20:3

Vision 20:20:3

GO in T.O Summer Camp

Coming again this Summer – GO in T.O.  July 9 to 13th – Save The Date.  We are pleased to announce the return of our Summer adventure for Youth (ages 12 and up – grade 7 graduates).

This camp is a week-long interactive day camp experience in Toronto. In pursuit of fun, friendship & adventure, we will tour the city, visiting sites of significance to our culture & future. Every destination will be debriefed in an attempt to assist our youth transition to adulthood.  As well, during  these travels, our leaders will seek to:

  1. Inspire positivity through example & direct interaction,
  2. Evaluate youth volunteerism (5 hours max),
  3. Encourage ‘on the scene’ contemplation of cultural icons, opportunities & forces and,
  4. Keep your child healthy and safe.

We are currently in the planning stages for this year’s camp.  If you have any ideas about what we should include in the camp experience or places we should go, please contact Pastor Ken or our camp administrator, Michelle.

If you have questions please contact pastor_ken @sympatico.ca, or  647-504-3285.

Watch for more announcements as we get closer to the Summer.

Easter Calendar

Easter Calendar – Here is a list of the key dates for the Easter Services:

  • March 25 – Palm Sunday – 10:30 a.m. Worship Celebration at the Birchmount Community Centre
  • March 29 – Maunday Thursday – 7:00 p.m. Service at First Baptist (101 Huron St.)
  • March 30 – Good Friday – 10:30 a.m. Service at Chester Village (3555 Danforth Ave.)
  • April 1 – Easter Sunday – 6:30 a.m. Sunrise Service at Rosetta McClain Park (5 Glen Everest Rd.)
  • April 1 – Easter Sunday – 10:30 a.m. Worship Celebration at the Birchmount Community Centre

Food Bank Volunteer(s) Required

The Bluffs Food Bank is looking for a Volunteer – The Food Bank is currently over-whelmed, over-capacity and under-staffed.  They are looking for someone or someones to volunteer on Monday’s from 8 a.m. till Noon.  This is a non-client facing position to help load, move and organize the baskets of food.  There is some lifting involved.  They would like the volunteer(s) to make a 6 month commitment to the job.

If you are interested, contact the Bluffs Food Bank at: info@bluffsfoodbank.com

The Food Bank is located in the basement of Birch Cliff Bluffs United Church at:
33 East Road
Toronto, ON M1N 1Z9

Our website is: http://bluffsfoodbank.com

Bluffs Food Bank

Bluffs Food Bank

Fraser – Lowery Bible Study

Bible Study at the Fraser’s – Back again.  The Fraser/Lowry team will be holding their bi-weekly Bible Study.  Every other Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m.; starting January 18th.  They are looking into the book of Matthew.  If you have questions, please contact Scott or Craig.

Church Calendar for January and February is now Available

The Church Calendar for January and February is now available.  Pick up your copy at the back of the church or click one of the links below to view or print a copy.

January 2018

February 2018

Baptism Classes

Baptism Classes – If you have an interest in being baptized, please speak to Pastor Ken.  You can contact ken at: pastor_ken@sympatico.ca, or (647) 504-3285.

This Week…

For the week of February 19, 2018:

Monday ** Family Day **
* Young Adults – No meeting this week, meet NEXT Monday *
Tuesday
Wednesday CATChing-up – Congregation Prayer Time
7:00 p.m. – Ministry to Children and Youth Meeting
Thursday
Friday 7:00 p.m. – KICK and Youth Groups at the Centre
7:00 p.m. – Parenting Discussion Group at the Centre
Saturday
Sunday 10:30 a.m. – Worship Service at the Centre

Spanish Bible Ministry – September 2017 Newsletter

Here is the latest newsletter from Gord & Ruth Park and their ministry to deliver Bibles to Mexico and Central America.

Spanish Bible Ministry

Spanish Bible Ministry – September 2017 Newsletter

“The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of God stands forever.” – Isaiah 40:8