Spirit Alive – December 9, 2017

All welcome to gather for meditation, questioning and learning at Spirit Alive on Saturday, December 9th, 2017 gathering at 10:00am to noon at Leaside United Church. Refreshments at the beginning will provide a sharing time. David Phillips is providing the leadership and his topic will be “Places that Lift the Read More

Leaside United Church Census

A dedicated group of people are working hard to gather important information about our community and our congregation as we think about our future. Part of this work is a church census that will ask questions about you, your engagement with the church, and your spiritual life. We’d like to Read More

Greeters Needed!

The Abundant Hospitality Committee is enthusiastically looking for people to continue making Leaside United Church a welcoming place. Would you be interested in being part of a greeting team? Please contact Bea Lawford (416-421-1135) or Jane Hawkins

Emily’s Weekday Wonderings – November 9th, 2017

  On the afternoon of October 28th we had a prayer workshop. We wondered about questions such as: Why do we pray? How do we pray? And, what is prayer anyway? Often we think of prayer in very structured terms, such as The Lord’s Prayer, a prayer at the start Read More

Out of the Cold

Out of the Cold Program The Eastminster United Church ‘Out-of-the-Cold’ Program for homeless and low-income adults, begins a new season on Friday, November 3rd. This program runs every Friday night for 5 months and provides dinner for an average 120 adults, and overnight accommodation and breakfast for 45 adults. Warm Read More

Volunteer Teachers Needed

Volunteer Teachers Urgently Needed The T.N.O. (Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office) is calling all teachers.  We are in need of teachers for 1-2 hours on Saturdays or Sundays to teach English to Syrian children who are struggling at school. Thank you for making a difference.  Please contact Lynda Miller via the Church Read More

The Miracle on Millwood Continues!

  Once again, the Fall Awesome Sale was a great success! The final amount was about $24 500 which exceeded the 2016 Fall total. For this particular sale, this result should be celebrated since there were no summer donations received because the stage was needed to store the furniture, church Read More

Supply Minister Announcement

  As you will have read in the Catching Up with Emily Gordon post, Emily is planning on taking pregnancy leave as she and Nikhil welcome the arrival of their new family member. The 17 week pregnancy leave will begin Nov. 14th, so she plans to be back in time Read More

C-Flats Youth Jazz Band – Starting Monday, October 16th

Leaside United Church’s own C-Flats Youth Jazz Band is starting up again next week on Monday, October 16th! The age level of this group is generally grade 7 to grade 12. The rehearsals are every Monday evening from 7:15 to 8 pm in the music room at Leaside United Church Read More

Looking for Sponsor

Below is a request for a potential sponsor for extended family members of a sponsored refugee family … Good Afternoon, … a friend is involved in two groups in Erin, Ontario sponsoring refugee families. One is here; one is coming. She was working in a camp in Athens and got Read More