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Sun. 17 Jun, 2018 - Sat. 23 Jun, 2018

Sun. 17 Jun, 2018

Break Not the Circle: Death, Ancestry, and the Wholeness of Life (Sun. 17 Jun, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am)

Sermon by Curtis Murphy. It will be a pleasure to return to Toronto First this Sunday as one of your summer ministers. My partner, Rev. Carly Gaylor, was with you last week, and together we look forward to ministry with you over the next two months. In worship this summer, we will be exploring a series on the stages and transitions of our lives, starting with death and ending with birth. When we gather this Sunday, we will reflect on the rituals that surround death, with consideration of practices from both our culture and others. What does embodied grief look like? What role does ritual play in death and grief? How do we understand death in the context of our own lives and the lives of people who have gone before us? How might we think about death differently? We will also honour Father's Day and take a special collection to support the work of our congregation's Reconciliation Working Group, in honour of National Indigenous Day June 21st. Special note: This Sunday there will be a special real estate congregational meeting and vote, hosted by the Real Estate Task Force. Please plan to stay after the service for lunch, followed by the meeting. Yours on the journey, Curtis Murphy Summer Minister View the Order of Service.

Congregational Meeting (Sun. 17 Jun, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

The Real Estate Task Force will host a Congregational Meeting in Workman Hall. Topics will include current information about our real estate project. There will be opportunity for discussion and question & answer, and there will be one or more motions proposed for congregational voting. To be eligible to vote you must be a member in good standing who has made an identifiable financial contribution, of any amount, to our operating funds within the last 12 months.

Mon. 18 Jun, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Tue. 19 Jun, 2018

Our Pagan Grove - Summer Solstice (Tue. 19 Jun, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Join us in the Board Room to celebrate the Light, and to welcome the beginning of return of the Dark. Our eclectic Earth-based ritual will include drumming and sharing chants of the Summer Solstice. Like many others in this anxious time of impending climate disaster, we are seeking ways to cope with ecological grief. Sharing ritual supports us. Our Pagan Grove meets the third Tuesday of every month - Arrive about 7:15 for a 7:30 PM start. Bring musical instruments, your favourite chants for the season, and snacks to share, if you wish (but not necessary). Everyone is welcome!

We Agnostics (AA) (Tue. 19 Jun, 2018 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

We Agnostics is a program like Alcoholics Anonynmous in which participants are not asked to believe in anything except that recovery is possible. See WeAgnostics.com for more information.

Wed. 20 Jun, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Thu. 21 Jun, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Fri. 22 Jun, 2018

There are no events on this day.

Sat. 23 Jun, 2018

There are no events on this day.

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