Stella Savage

A smiling older woman holds out a loaf of sandwiches she has made to share with the hungry

Stella’s memorial was a beautiful celebration of her life and legacy among us. If you were unable to attend, you may view the service for a time at the link below. A celebration of Stella’s life was held at Holy Trinity on Sunday December 11 at 12:15pm with food, remembrances and music. If you would […]

Marilyn on inclusive education

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Marilyn Dolmage joined Holy Trinity many years ago with her partner Jim and oldest son Matthew. Matthew thought HT would be a good place to be and was an active member for many years until his death in 2004. Marilyn recently spoke with other associates at Inclusive Education Canada about her work. “In this “Let’s […]

Ian Sowton Memorial

headshot Ian Sowton

In loving memory of Ian Sowton February 23, 1929 – January 23, 2021 Our beloved Ian died peacefully in Toronto on January 23, 2021.   Some of his community reflections and writing can be found here on our website.  CELEBRATION OF LIFE An online service in celebration of Ian’s was held on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The […]

When Our Beloved Elegist dies

Ian Sowton reads Dry Bone Valley

For Dear Ian Passing is not an acceptable word for your death, dear Ian.Wrenching, tearingCloserBut still not right for the loss of you, whom we hoped against hope would live forever.  You always found themThe words that we are now bereft ofNow bereft of you.There was another time of silence.Once before, dear IanA self-imposed pause, stirred […]

Jennifer Henry

Jennifer Henry was the Executive Director of KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, from 2012-2020. She has worked in ecumenical social justice for over 25 years, beginning in 1993 when she joined the Ecumenical Coalition for Economic Justice (ECEJ) as a popular education coordinator. Her time with ECEJ included coordinating a cross-country economic literacy program called […]

Into the Light

priest walking in front of altar during a service at Holy Trinity

In the photo above, the Rev. Sara Boyles conducts Ken West’s Celebration of Life, Friday, June 29th, 2018. He was a long-time member of our community, serving in many roles,  most recently on the Finance Committee. He and long time partner Bob were married here. We will keep Bob and their family in our prayers. […]

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 […]

Poem in Honour of Matthew Dolmage

This poem is to honour Matthew Dolmage, who was born April 2, 1974 and who died February 21, 2004. His mother Marilyn wrote it, and would like to recognize all the ways Matthew’s memory remains among the people and within the sanctuary of The Church of the Holy Trinity. Matthew heard the birds in Bach. So […]