Services & Events


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November 2018

Arrival: 9:15 A.M.       Worship: 9:30 A.M.        Fellowship and refreshments:  11:00 A.M.

Worship & Study

November 4 – Ryan Friesen

November 11 – Stephen Reist … “Nonconform Freely”

November 18 – Cesar Jaramillo … from Project Ploughshares

November 28 – Stephen Reist … “Learn from the World Community”

Looking Ahead

November and December services will take place in Erindale United Church’s Gardner Hall.  For more information, click here.

Lay Committee …

… can be contacted via their email address …, or, as always, individually by ‘phone or in person.

Of Interest?

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Coming Events

November 30 – Fellowship meeting at Erindale United Church … meet and greet at 7:15 pm … meeting starts at 7:30


Announcements from our Friends and Associates

From Mennonite Heritage Centre

November 21 – “To Kill or Not to Kill: A Former Hostage Reflects on a Paradox” … by James Loney – CPT member – held hostage in Iraq … at the Meeting Room in St. Clair O’Connor Community, 2701 St. Clair Ave. E, Toronto … start time :30.

From Conrad Grebel University College

November 13 – “Instruments of Peace” … 2nd annual conference on International Humanitarian Law … 9:00 am to 5:00 pm … at Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb St. W., Waterloo, Room 1-42 … register at

November 15 – “Aging as a Natural Monastery: Spirituality in Later Life” seminar … at Steinman Mennonite Church, 1316 Snyder’s Rd. W., Baden … presentation at 4:00 pm … light supper at 5:00 … $20 at the door … reserve by Friday, November 9th at … … or … (519) 634-8311.

November 16 – “Spirituality, Aging & Narrative: The Sacred Art of Story Listening … at Conrad Grebel Great Hall, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo … 8:30 am to 3:30 pm … $60 ($30 for students and seniors 65+) … register by November 9th at … … or … … or … (519) 885-0220 x24264.

From Mennonite Central Committee

November 10 – MCC Ontario Peace conference … at Forward Church, 55 Franklin Boulevard, Cambridge … 9:00 am to 4:00 pm … more information at 1-800-313-6226 … or …

From Mennonite Disaster Service

November 17 – Three MDS events … at Floradale Mennonite Church, 22 Florapine Road, Floradale …

  1. “Exploring an Early Response Team (ERT) for ON … 9:30 am to noon.
  2. “Annual CCP Workshop” … 1:00 to 3:30
  3. MDS ON Awareness Evening … start time 7:00

For details and registration information, click here to see the announcement letter.

From Mennonite New Life Centre

November 17 –  “Welcome Home” benefit concert in support of programmes at the New Life Centre … featuring The Fires Of and Chad Price … at Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto … start time 8:00 pm … $20 at ot $25 at the door … to view poster click here.

From Pax Christi Chorale

December 16 – “England’s Golden Age” … presenting “Mass for Five Voices” by William Byrd and “Tudor Anthems” by Tallis, Weekes and Gibbons … at Grace Church on-the-Hill in Toronto … start time 3:00 pm … tickets available online at

March 31, 2019 – “Miziwe… (Everywhere)” … world premiere of an oratorio by Barbara Croall … performed in Ojibwe Odawa language … at Koerner Hall in the Telus Centre for Performance & Learning … start time 3:00 pm … tickets available online at

From theDam

November 27th – Open House … 6:30 pm to 8:30 … at Portico Church, 1814 Barbertown Rd.  Mississauga.  Come hear stories from youth about the impact of The Dam in their life, eat s’mores by the fire, purchase a Christmas gift for a youth, and more interactive experiences.  It’s a great time to learn more about The Dam in this fun casual drop-in experience.  RSVP at

From Theater of the Beat

November 17th – A performance of “#ChurchToo” … at Toronto United Mennonite Church, 1774 Queen St. East, Toronto ..starting at 7:00 pm … #ChurchToo explores the church’s struggles with sexual violence and of speaking out … Admission by donation … Content Advisory: #ChurchToo deals with sexual misconduct, abuse, and assault; and is not recommended for audiences under the age of 14 … More information at Theatre of the Beat’s #ChurchToo page.