Parish Blog

Blog articles from parish members

  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...