Parish Blog

Blog articles from parish members

  • Understanding what “Giving” means at All Saints (3/18/2019)- 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 the record books you’ve Read More ...
  • Stewardship Article in The Anglican (3/7/2019)- The following article is reproduced from the March 2019 edition of The Anglican newspaper. Article submitted by Peter Misiaszek.
  • Sunday School at All Saints (1/16/2019)- Creative learning about Jesus and his teachings is offered at All Saints every Sunday for children and youth ages 6-14. Our wonderful youth leader and Sunday School teacher Grace Martin takes the Gospel of the day and invents crafts and participatory activities to bring out the meaning of the teaching in a “kid friendly” way. Read More ...
  • An Outpouring of Generosity (12/18/2018)- Recently a parishioner with a long history of advocating for indigenous issues (Dave Gordon) received a desperate appeal from Jennifer Manitowabi, Vice Principal of Eenchokay Birchstick School in the remote Ontario native reservation of Pikangikum. She told of over 70 students in elementary and high school who did not have proper winter clothing – this meant they Read More ...
  • New Refugee Family Settled in King City (11/22/2018)- We are excited to share the good news that All Saints is sponsoring a new refugee family this year. We are listed as a “Parish of Record,” and will work alongside King for Refugees, a local non-profit group that All Saints has worked with before, and the Diocesan group AURA (Anglican United Refugee Association) who are both responsible for the Read More ...
  • New Episcopal leadership for Anglicans in the Diocese of Toronto! (10/1/2018)- Bishop Andrew Asbil, former rector of the Church of the Redeemer and Dean of Toronto, was consecrated coadjutor Bishop of Toronto in a rousing two hour service last Saturday Sept 29, at St. James Cathedral in Toronto. Our Rev. Dr. Elizabeth was there and told us last Sunday that “a new era, a new wave Read More ...
  • 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 ...