Parish Blog

Blog articles from parish members

  • All Saints King City Youth Group in Action (11/12/2019)- By Patrick Gossage Inspired by the Gospel story of the widow’s mite in which the poor widow “put in everything”, more than the rich who gave of their plenty and the idea that small acts of generosity can go a long way, our youth group spent a weekend giving back to organizations in our community. Read More ...
  • All Saints First Narrative Budget Presented – A Look Back at 2018/2019 (11/1/2019)- The All Saints Narrative Budget is a story of our free giving of time and talent. At our annual Vestry on Sunday Oct 27, we finally got a chance to see this important reckoning of 6 months (adjusted to reflect a full year) of volunteer hours by parishioners (the engine of all our activities). As Read More ...
  • New Ways to Give! Online & Mobile Donations Now Accepted (10/26/2019)- All Saints has finally entered the age of online and mobile giving! Both members and non-members of the church can now easily donate to the church from home or on the road using phone, tablet, or computer. It is our hope that you enjoy the freedom that online giving allows you, your visiting family and Read More ...
  • Please, Bother Me (10/9/2019)- The following is an article reposted from https://macedonianministry.org/please-bother-me/, from October 1 2019. The Toronto Anglican Diocese recently shared this on Facebook, and it is worth sharing here on our own website. Several years ago, when our kids were still pretty young and wiggly, we had a particularly bad Sunday in worship. They rattled papers, squirmed, Read More ...
  • July 2019 General Synod Highlights (7/25/2019)- The recent general Synod of the Anglican Church made history  in several ways. First, an historic apology was offered to indigenous peoples by outgoing Primate Fred Hilz. He stated: “Tonight, I offer this apology for our cultural and spiritual arrogance toward all Indigenous Peoples–First Nations, Inuit and Métis–and the harm we inflicted on you.” Hiltz Read More ...
  • Canada Day – Recognizing the Original Inhabitants of King City (7/8/2019)- For over twenty thousand years aboriginal peoples hunted and tended crops on the land where King City and All Saints are today. We feel it is important that recognize this truth, with respect and gratitude to the First Nations of Canada. A remarkable map (https://Native-Land.ca) showing all tribes and their locations was introduced to me by our indigenous Read More ...
  • Girls Night Out – Review (5/31/2019)- A great time was had last Saturday night (May 25) by over 60 women from the parish and community at our annual Lady’s Dinner in which the men of the parish serve the women. The men set the tables with linens and turned the church hall into a virtual garden with beautiful flowers and spring planters Read More ...
  • Rummage Sale 2019 Results! (5/1/2019)- All Saint’s Biggest Rummage and Best of the Best Sale was a great success! On Saturday April 27 nearly 300 shoppers crowded All Saints, which was bursting with all sorts of clothing, household goods, books, jewelry, fashions and treasures, as we held our annual Best of the Best Rummage Sale. Around $12,000 was raised for Read More ...
  • “Narrative Budget” – Frequently Asked Questions (4/29/2019)- What is this “Narrative Budget” I’ve been hearing about? As part of vestry each year, we are traditionally presented with a budget and an accounting of how we spent and earned money over the past year. Normally we are given a line-item summary from Excel or Quick Books, presented in the form of a spreadsheet, Read More ...
  • Understanding what “Giving” means at All Saints (4/18/2019)- This year, All Saints has embarked on creating a narrative budget – one that tells the full story of our parish and community life, not just the status of our bank accounts. From now until Vestry in the fall, we are asked to pay attention to our God-inspired activities, and note these in the record Read More ...