Christmas Season Events and Services

christmas-eveChristmas Eve Services – December 24

Family Service ~ 7:00 p.m. ~ See Pictures

Candles and Communion Service ~ 11:00 p.m. ~ A quiet time to reflect on the season, and welcome Christmas Day.

Christmas Day Service will not be held at Northlea United.  We invite you to join the congregation at Leaside Presbyterian Church at 10:30 am.

 Candlelight Service – Sunday, December 11, 7:00 p.m.

Image result for candlelightIt was great to come out of the cold and snow and enjoy a wonderful, warm evening in the sanctuary at Northlea’s Candlelight and Carol Service.  Pictures

Carolling in the Pines – Sunday, December 4, 7:00 p.m.

Pictures from December 4, 2016

Carolling in the Pines – great night! Christmas spirit is alive and well in North Leaside! A big thank you to everyone helping with this event – the Metropolitan Silver Band, 132nd Scouts, Song Leader Steve Jarvis, Northlea United Church Elves, Santa, and everyone in the community who came out! This year, proceeds from this event will be going to Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office to help with their women and children’s work, alleviating childhood poverty.

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A Winter Solstice Walk on the Labyrinth – Wednesday, December 21, 7:00 p.m.

Join Lee-Ann for a quiet, candle lit, walking meditation, on her indoor labyrinth, Wednesday evening from 7:00 – 8:00. The labyrinth is not a maze, it is a path painted on canvas and laid on the floor. The path leads, with concentric circles, to the center. The same path leads you out so there is no ‘getting lost’. When you walk, you allow the busyness of your mind to clear away. If you have never walked and are unsure of what to do, don’t worry, there will be guidance and support as you need it. Our gathering will include readings and reflections, candle lighting and prayer.

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8th Annual Christmas Pyjama Project

pjsThe 8th Annual CHRISTMAS PYJAMA PROJECT
New pyjamas needed in all sizes for women and children in four Toronto shelters. Donations to be accepted from mid-November to mid-December at Northlea United Church.

Learn More:  Christmas Pyjama Project

 

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Winter Clothing Drive for New Circles

Bring your winter clothes in to help with the Winter Clothing Drive.  Learn morencglow

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Ben McNally’s “Winter Reads” – November 22, 7:30 pm

winter-readsBen McNally of Ben McNally Books, presented his “Winter Reads” on Tuesday, November 22 at Northlea United. Ben is knowledgeable, funny and entertaining – giving short synopses and opinions on what’s hot in fiction, non-fiction and some young adult titles.

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