All posts by admin

Sermon: Mother’s Day 2018

Mother’s Day 2018
by Joanna Manning
Mother’s Day 2018 finds me in a militant state of mind. And if we go back to the origins of the celebration, that’s actually very appropriate frame of mind to be in.
As you may know, Mother’s Day began not as a celebration of a woman’s personal devotion to her family but as a holiday that commemorated and fostered women’s civic and international activism.

Continue reading Sermon: Mother’s Day 2018

Pentecost Frontal: A Labour of Love

Pentecost frontal embroidery update 2018

by Anna Dohler

In 2004, Rev. Sara Boyles provided “The Patchwork Quilt” from which I took the fifteen sided flames in alternating bright yellow and orange flames, outlined with gold metallic thread. Also the Alpha and Omega in dark red and blue outlines. The second one will be started in 2018. This side has travelled around the world, including Toronto Guild of Stitchery (TGS) meetings each month.
In eleven years, one side of the separate frontal pattern (see June 2017 GTA article in Toronto Star already notified) was completed by Pentecost Sunday 2018. Before the summer is out the second outline side will be started.

Continue reading Pentecost Frontal: A Labour of Love

Summer Job: Concert Co-ordinator and Visitor Guide

Above: Last year’s Concert Coordinator & Visitor Guide Danielle Sum with Music Mondays Musicians

Summer Job Opening: Concert Coordinator & Visitor Guide
Church of the Holy Trinity is an historically designated, busy downtown church with a long history of activism, radical hospitality, and support of the arts.

Continue reading Summer Job: Concert Co-ordinator and Visitor Guide

ISARC Election Kit for Faith Communities

From the Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Committee:

Vote for a Poverty Free Ontario!

isarc-2018-election-kit

The ISARC Election Kit focuses on Income Security, Housing, and Employment Justice. The Kit contains practical information on how to find the candidates in your riding, how to organize all-candidate meetings, questions for the candidates along with practical user ready form letters plus much more.

“ISARC has prepared a toolkit for faith communities to discuss issues and deliberate on electoral choices. As faith communities we have an obligation to care for those most vulnerable and marginalized in our communities.

Feel free to make as many copies as you want!

Election Day is Thursday, June 7th. The official election campaign starts this Wednesday, May 9th.

There are important issues at stake to the Province as a whole and to the Faith Communities in particular.

Elections are won riding by riding.

Please contact us if you have any questions or need help.
Let us know if you would like lawn signs. Vote for a Poverty Free Ontario!

For updates visit www.isarc.ca or friend us on ISARC’s Facebook page.”