This service is all about overcoming adversity!
On Saturday April 22, Northlea United Church will be participating in the annual City of Toronto Community Cleanup Day.
The location chosen for cleanup is Serena Gundy Park, starting at the entrance at Rykert Crescent. Our cleanup starts at 10:15 am and lasts 2 hours. Come out and join in!
Palm Sunday – April 9, 10:30 am – Communion and Drama
There were many different opinions of Jesus as he rode through Jerusalem. On Palm Sunday, we will explore some of these views through an inter-generational drama and invite you to explore who you see as Jesus rides by.
Maundy Thursday – April 13 – 7:30 pm – Northlea United is hosting this joint evening service and welcomes our friends from Leaside Presbyterian Church. It is a meditative and meaningful service – experience the Stations of the Cross and an indoor walk on the labyrinth.
Good Friday – April 14 – 10:30 am – The Choirs from Leaside Presbyterian Church and Northlea United Church join together for this traditional Good Friday service.
Easter Sunday, April 16 – On Easter Sunday this year we will be welcoming new members to Northlea United. There will be a special celebration for the children, including our annual Easter Egg Hunt and other Easter games.
For 15 centuries, Islam has been a force in the world. Today over one billion people adhere to the Islamic faith, and an increasing number of our neighbours here in Canada identify themselves as Muslims. But the gap in understanding between Christianity (and western society) and Islam seems to have increased. The need to build bridges of understanding and overcome stereotypes is very present following incidents such as the killings in a mosque in Quebec City. Continue reading “Between Cross & Crescent – A Learning Circle on Islam”