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ON THE COVER: REDress at Trinity-St. Paul’s (May 2021)

June 15th, 2021 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: REDress at Trinity-St. Paul’s (May 2021)

Red dresses hang on the exterior of Trinity-St. Paul’s Church in a show of solidarity with those seeking justice for Canada’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The REDress Project started as an art installation by Jaime Black at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in 2014, and has since spread across the country as a reminder of the shocking number of women and girls lost. For more information, visit jaimeblackartist.com. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

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FOCUS: Pivoting from the pulpit with new technology (Dec. 2020)

December 21st, 2020 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Pivoting from the pulpit with new technology (Dec. 2020)

Churches and synagogues ready for on-line services

By Mary An

Nine months into the global pandemic, religious communities have shifted their pulpits onto digital platforms. With Christmas coming, churches seem to be taking the social isolation mandates that limit their ability to connect physically with congregants in stride, while enjoying expanded audiences and in some cases, even surprisingly  intimate connections.

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NEWS: Supporting a local synagogue (Dec. 2018)

December 30th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Supporting a local synagogue (Dec. 2018)

Multi-faith ring of peace circles City Shul

Christian and Muslim members of local churches and mosques circled City Shul on November 1 in a ring of peace. Organizers wanted to show solidarity with the synagogue, which operates out of the Bloor Street United Church at Bloor and Huron streets, after a deadly attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Ahmed Hagar/Gleaner News

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CHATTER: Provincial all candidates meeting on May 23 (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Provincial all candidates meeting on May 23 (May 2018)

All seven of the registered candidates running for election in University-Rosedale have been invited to participate in an all candidates meeting at Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church (427 Bloor St. W.) on May 23 at 6:30 p.m.

The local residents’ associations and BIAs are sponsoring the event, which will include an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates.

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ON THE COVER Palm Sunday pageant (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · 1 Comment

Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church marked Palm Sunday with a special children’s pageant. Written and directed by David Craig, a playwright with the Tarragon Theatre, Children at the Gate celebrates the miracles of every day life by following a group of children who ask a rabbi in ancient Rome to perform miracles. Pictured is Colin McElheran as The Roman Soldier, scolding and threatening to capture three children who want to see the rabbi. GEREMY?BORDONARO/GLEANER?NEWS

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CHATTER (June 2017): Community through song

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (June 2017): Community through song

PHOTO BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Led by Andrew Donaldson, the Trinity-St. Paul’s choir performs on the steps of the Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church during the Annex Family Festival on June 11. Organized by the Miles Nadal JCC and sponsored by the Bloor Annex BIA (whose chair publishes this newspaper), the festival featured 120 craft and unique food vendors, as well as a street parade and children’s village.

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NEWS (MAY 2017): Miles Nadal JCC submits electronic roof sign application

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (MAY 2017): Miles Nadal JCC submits electronic roof sign application

Centre needs to address funding shortfall

By Clarrie Feinstein

The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (JCC) has resubmitted an application to erect a third party electronic advertising sign on the roof of its building at the southwest corner of Spadina Avenue and Bloor Street.

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