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

Welcome Neil Gordon Joshi!

It is with complete delight we announce the birth of: NEIL GORDON JOSHI yesterday November 14th, 2017, the first child of Rev. Emily Gordon and Nikhil Joshi. Mother, father and baby are all doing well! Many blessings to this new happy family!  

Emily & Nikhil’s Baby Shower

  What a lovely afternoon we spent together last Saturday with the ‘parents to be’ Emily & Nikhil.  Many thanks to all the volunteers, staff and guests who made this such an enjoyable gathering.  Special thanks to Tanya Wiles-Bell for coordinating! Emily & Nikhil are expecting their first child at Read More

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

Prayer Workshop

  Every week we pray together in worship. Why? What is praying together about? Why do we pray in worship? What are different ways to pray? What might we think about when writing these prayers? If you are interested in any of these questions, come to the Prayer Workshop on 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

Spirit Alive – Saturday November 4, 2017

All welcome to gather for meditation, questioning and learning at Spirit Alive on Saturday, November 4th, 2017 gathering at 10:00am to noon at Leaside United Church. Refreshments at the beginning will provide a sharing time. On a regular basis Spirit Alive meets to explore matters of spirituality, meditate, and reflect together. Read More

Sunday Kid’s Program Update

Over the last four weeks the kids in Sunday program were asked to respond creatively to a variety of texts based on the creation story such as “When God was a Little Girl” by David Weiss and “God’s Dream” by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams. We asked the Read More