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Exploring Faith and Building Relationships with God, People, and the Earth

Sunday services start at 10:30 a.m.

Special children’s activities and nursery care provided.

As part of worship, we acknowledge Indigenous Peoples, the original nations of the land on which this church is built and who continue to cry out for justice.

 

Sunday Worship Series

 

 

Upcoming Events

Worship Matters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Widening the Welcome – Working Together to Nurture Inclusive Communities

Jan 27   Refugees – presenters from “Beach Cares”[Syrian refugee sponsorship group]


Concert of Hope

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where: Beach United Church
When: Saturday, January 25, 7.30 p.m.

Ticket cost- $20 for adults and $10 for children on eventbrite.ca.  You can also buy tickets at the church office from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p. m.

Featuring 60 voice “Shout Sister” choir & Abby Zotz, award-winning singer/songwriter.  Abby Zotz, a Whitby native, is an actor, singer, and director of the Durham Evening Chapter of Shout Sister!  She is half of the singer-songwriter duo “Two Roads Home” and is the founder of the celebrated a cappella Renaissance trio “MadriGALS.”

Young Adults

 

 

 

 

 

Where: February 1, 7-9 p.m.
When: (Great Hall, Beach United Church, 2nd Floor)

Music Empathy-Understanding our role as listeners in sharing compassion and developing understanding through a musical lens. Meditation, song and listening mindfully is our vehicle. Open to all faiths, dinner will be provided.

Jazz and Reflection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where: Beach United Church
When: Saturday, February 2, 4:30 p.m.

Nebyu Yohannes, trombone and vocals, Yunjin Claire Lee, piano and Eric West on drums.

Nebyu is a trombonist, composer, and arranger currently residing in Toronto, ON. He has been playing trombone for 8 years and has the pleasure to play alongside world-class musicians, such as Martha Reeves, Michael McDonald, Joe Lovano and Donny McCaslin, to name a few. He is also a recent graduate of the Bachelor of Music program at Humber College, studying under Canada’s top-tier musicians, such as Alastair Kay, Kirk McDonald, Pat Labarbera and Mark Kelso.

Nebyu plays frequently within, and outside of Toronto, playing in various styles such as jazz, R&B, funk and pop, and also leads his own group called Nebyu Yohannes Group (NYG). NYG plays in the style of contemporary jazz, drawing inspiration from groups like Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band, and Ambrose Akinmusire, all while containing original compositions and arrangements written by Nebyu.

Family Skate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where and when

Kew Gardens Rink (at foot of Kew Gardens park by the lake)

Reached via Lee Avenue or Waverley Road

Sunday, February 17, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

On Ice Activities

The rink is “under permit” (city hall vernacular) to the church and we organize the following on ice activities:

– Free skating

– Games including shinny (plastic sticks only)

– Skating certificate earned by young people, in keeping with Winter

– Activity badge for Girl Guides/Brownies/Cubs and Scouts (Open to all  kids)

Off Ice

Outside the rink we provide free hot chocolate with seating around a fire pit overlooking the lake.  There are also heated changing rooms and washrooms.

Our Partners

Girl Guides and Knitting for Shivering Children.  

Circles of Friendship-A Women’s Spirituality Event

When: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Beach United Church

Come and make connections with women throughout the community

The program will include music, discussion, and a Guided Meditation “Befriending Yourself.” RSVP to vicar28@gmail.com (so we can plan for numbers). Childcare will be provided. Please bring a donation to the Calvary Baptist Foodbank

Fair Trade Fair

 

 

 

 

 

 

When: Saturday, March 30
Where: Beach United Church

I am organizing a Fair Trade Fair on Saturday, March 30 at Beach United Church. We will have a guest speaker and then a small fair style event with several fair trade vendors. This is an opportunity for us to fundraise for BUC and I would like to explore this option further with those who are interested in volunteering.  If this is something that interests you, please email me at community@beachuc.com.

-Nicole Tanti, Community Engagement Coordinator

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140 Wineva Avenue
Toronto, ON M4E 2T4
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