Rev. Evan Smith – Guest Speaker
On Sunday, March 4th 10:30am, the Rev. Evan Smith will be our speaker. Evan is ordained in the United Church of Canada and is the minister at Toronto Urban Native Ministry in Regent Park. Rev. Evan is Two-Spirit, Anishinaabe, and turtle clan. Evan works on the front lines doing pastoral Read More
Who runs out of Maple Syrup at a Pancake Supper? – We do!
Dedicated volunteers cooked up a feast of near 800 pancakes, 420 sausages, 340 slices of pea meal bacon! Over a hundred people lined up for a delicious breakfast for dinner to celebrate #PancakeTuesday #ShroveTuesday signified by the “filling up” before the start of #Lent. YES, we ran out of Read More
The Coldest Night of the Year
This Tuesday! Pancakes & Plaid
In the News … Team ‘LUCY’ joins nationwide walk-a-thon
Thank you to author Louise Allyn Palma from The Observer Toronto for this fine article on Leaside United Church’s participation in the upcoming Coldest Night of the Year Walk being coordinated by the Yonge Street Mission to be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
Arts & Crafts Drop In This Week!
All welcome to come and bring your works in progress (wips), new creations, ideas or just come to see what everyone is working on.
Pancakes & Plaid is Back!
Yes, you read that right … our fabulous Pancake Supper this year will again be a fantastic fusion of PLAID and PANCAKES. Wear your best plaid and join us on Tuesday February 13th as we celebrate Shrove (Fat) Tuesday together! Save the date now and bypass dinner plans … Read More
LUCY Youth Group Schedule
Questions? Contact Tanya Wiles-Bell
The Coldest Night of the Year – February 24, 2018
The Coldest Night of the Year on February 24, 2018 is a super-fun, family-friendly fundraiser. Raising money for local charities, in Toronto via the Yonge Street Mission who aim to raise money and increase awareness about poverty and homelessness. The WALK will be held on Saturday, February 24th, 2018, and Read More
Buddies in Bad Times – My Funny Valentine
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is presenting a play called “My Funny Valentine” January 10th to 21st. Buddies in Bad Times is an alternative theatre that gives voice and space to the LGBTQ+ community so that their stories can be told and heard. “My Funny Valentine is based on Read More
Bulletin & Announcements – December 31, 2017
A Blessed Christmas!
Christmas on Bethlehem Street Pageant
THANK YOU!! The Pageant at Leaside United on Sunday Dec. 17 was fabulous thanks to our 36 participants! That’s right, we had 28 kids and youth and eight adults take part in “Christmas on Bethlehem Street.” It’s never easy fitting in extra responsibilities around the Christmas season so we are Read More
Trivia Night! Saturday, January 20, 2018
Do you like trivia? Who doesn’t? Join us for a super fun night of mind boggling trivia! Sign up as a team (8 people maximum) or we can assign you to a team. Tables will be loaded with snacks like chips/popcorn/pretzels to keep your brain going and pizza will be Read More
In the News … Christmas Pageant Embraces ‘Radical Hospitality’
Thank you to author Michael Linennen from The Observer Toronto for this fine article on our Christmas Pageant being held on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 10:30am Christmas pageant embraces ‘radical hospitality’
Egale Canada Human Rights Trust
Yay!!! Just got this pocket guide from Egale, Canada Human Rights Trust a social justice advocacy group that works to improve the lives of LGBTQI2S people in Canada. Check out our Affirming page! #AffirmingEveryday – Tanya
Mary & Joseph Advent Journey
Mary, Joseph, and their donkey have stayed with 5 families. They were even invited to a champagne and chocolate event in support of El Hogar last weekend. They have found every family to be so warm and kind. Remember to follow their adventures on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. We’ll Read More
LUCY Out Of The Cold Christmas Project
These guys had a bake sale last year and made so much money they went shopping and picked up donations for East Minister’s Out of the Cold program. Their shopping list included: #mittens #toothbrushes #underwear #toothpaste #kleenex #hats#femininehygiene @eastminster_church #youthgroup#leaside#toronto#eastyork#donate