Parish Blog

Blog articles from parish members

  • KD, Soup, and 4L Milk Bags: Easy Ways to Help (9/24/2018) - King City Food Bank is asking for donations of boxed macaroni and cheese dinners and soups. Over 200 King residents benefit from the food bank every month. All Saints has a basket for donations located inside the East door of the church (back entrance) off Doctor’s Lane. Sleeping mats for the poor in third world Read More ...
  • “Peace” at All Saints (8/15/2018) - The passing of the peace in our Anglican service comes immediately after the general confession and absolution, after which, the priest stands and declares God’s forgiveness. We receive peace and reconciliation with God. But what about each other? After the priest declares God’s act of forgiveness, she says “The peace of the Lord be always Read More ...
  • Welcome to King City’s oldest church building (7/31/2018) - Welcome to King City’s oldest church building, our historic brick Chapel with the pointed spire on Keele Street. Alone on a large lot for many years, it was the focus of parish life for Anglicans from its opening in 1857 to the dedication of the new larger church in 1960. Many of our early parishioners Read More ...
  • Welcome to our hosta garden (7/31/2018) - The bench in our peaceful All Saints hosta garden, on the north side of the chapel off Keele Street, is being used by King residents as a place to read or meditate. Welcome! This is what our garden is intended for. You are also welcome to come to our summer Eucharist Sundays in the chapel Read More ...
  • Thoughts on Giving.. (7/31/2018) - Ensure that givings to your church don’t stop when you are away Churches benefit greatly when parishioners give monthly through pre-authorized remittances (PAR) – signing up though a bank or credit card for monthly withdrawals in favour of your parish. Your church needs your regular financial support whether you are there or not -particularly in Read More ...
  • Thoughts on Meditation (6/29/2018) - Consider a meditation walk this summer. King Township is blessed with many trails through beautiful forests, ideal for meditation walks. Why not take a long walk by yourself and refresh your spirit.  Be extra mindful of the beauty of God’s creation. Listen to the sounds of nature, feel the breeze on your face, fully take Read More ...
  • Food Bank Donations Needed! (6/11/2018) - Please donate to the Township of King Food Bank – with a special request for donations intended for young mothers. There is very real need in our seemingly well-to-do community for food and toiletries to give to those who have fallen on hard times. Those in need who are registered with the very active King Township Read More ...
  • Democracy in the Anglican Church (6/6/2018) - Two Bishops oversee our parish of All Saints Anglican Church, King City. Both are elected positions: All Saints is in the York Simcoe area, one of four in the Diocese, and it is under the care of Bishop Peter Fenty. The other overseer of our parish is Bishop Fenty’s ‘boss’ Archbishop Colin Johnson, who is Read More ...
  • Announcement: New ‘Child and Youth Leader’ at All Saints (5/1/2018) - We are pleased to announce that Grace Martin has joined the parish team as our Child and Youth Leader. Grace is a longtime parishioner who is now studying to be a special education teacher at York University. She has been an active worshipper at All Saints, along with her mother Jodi, since she was 10 Read More ...
  • New Lay Annointers at All Saints, Earth Day & Bishop Fenty’s Visit (4/23/2018) - Review of Bishop Peter Fenty’s Visit: For those who were not able to attend the April 22nd service, you missed a wonderful celebration of new ministry & earth day reflections. Our area Bishop Peter Fenty made his yearly visit to All Saints on Sunday. After a youth-led song performance in honor of Earth Day, Bishop Read More ...