Parish Blog

Blog articles from parish members

  • 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 ...
  • Mexican Crafts for Sale (3/12/2018) - Twice a month after the 10:30 am service, longtime parishioner Dawn Ballard sets up a table in the church entrance where she sells a variety of colorful Mexican handcrafts, including toys, jewelry, woven and embroidered goods, pottery, and leather works. She receives the crafts from Reverend  Gillian Ball, a former King resident and parishioner who moved to Read More ...
  • Fun Time Had by All at ASKC Pub Night! (3/5/2018) - All Saints Pub Night on March 3rd was a big success with over 60 parishioners and community members enjoying a hearty pub grub menu of bangers & mash, Salisbury steak, vegetable curry and sticky toffee dessert all prepared by the All Saints team. The pub quiz was a highlight of the evening, as teams worked Read More ...