The Refugee Sponsorship Committee is very happy to announce the long-awaited arrival in Canada of the refugee family the Church of St.Timothy has sponsored! Our family consists of two young parents and two children, a girl and a boy aged 4 and 3. The family is originally from Myanmar (Burma), a country with many desperate refugee problems, and they arrived in Toronto on June 20th. (follow this link for more information about the status of refugees in Malaysia).
We are very grateful to parish members (and our neighbourhood community) for their support, to the Anglican United Refugee Alliance for finding us this family, and to our partnering church St. Leonard's for their able assistance. Our Committee continues in its efforts to support our family and we will keep the community updated regularly with news and requests for assistance when needed.
We are looking forward very much to helping our family settle in to their new life as Canadians!
Joyful Giving Program
A Joyful Giving program will soon be introduced at our parish. No gift is truly a gift unless it is freely given. Joyful Giving is sharing, in a planned, proportionate way, the wealth with which God has blessed us. It is a sign of our gratitude to God and is an expression of our faith, of what we say we believe.
“For your heart will always be where your riches are.” (Luke 12:34)
CABARET ON BROADWAY
Save the Date!!!
We are pleased to announce that the Yorkminstrels Show Choir will present, ‘Cabaret On Broadway’
Date: Friday, October 28, 2016
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: St. Timothy’s Parish Hall – Lower Level
Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 for children (12 and under)
Format: Cabaret style – enjoy wine, beer and cold drinks with snacks while listening to and watching the Yorkminstrels Show Choir sing and dance to your favourite Broadway show tunes from over the decades.
Invite your family and friends to this fundraising event for FAITHWORKS
Come to the Cabaret!!
On Sunday November 13th, in addition to Remembrance Day, we will be keeping All Souls. This is a time to remember friends and loved ones we have lost. We would like to name all of those who have died in the last year. If you have a close friend or loved one that you would like to have named, and who died since the beginning of last November please put their name on the sign-up sheet marked “Faithful Departed” and we will name them in the liturgy. We will add this to the names of those whose funerals were conducted through St. Timothy’s .
Donations for Christmas Kitchen Young Shoppers’ Room Needed! Most of the items in this room are provided by parishioners. If you would like to donate something, please note that the maximum price for articles in this room is $5, so please do not be too extravagant (although multi-item sets such as toiletry items can always be divided). Popular items in the past include soaps, candles and stationary. Gifts forDad are welcome as they are usually in short supply. We are also looking for wrapping paper and gift tags so the children can go home with their presents wrapped and ready to go under the tree. Donations should be handed in by Sunday, November 20th. They can be dropped off in the Church Office during the week. Thanks for your help in making this room a success!
Large Tourtiere (2 lb) Orders are now being taken and can be picked up no later than Sunday October 23rd. Limit per parishioner is 3 tourtieres. Cost is $25.00 per pie. Additional pies will be available at the Christmas Kitchen on Saturday, November 26, 2016.
Save the Date for St Timothy's annual weekend retreat at FairHavens Camp near Beaverton. All members of the parish are encouraged to attend Jan 27-29.
More information will be posted soon.
Men′s Breakfast Club
Please be sure to join us once a month on Saturday morning at 8:00 in Soward Hall for a delicious breakfast, great coffee and wonderful conversation.
The STOP Community Food Centre’s Food Bank provides a three day supply of food, once per month, to individuals and families who live in The STOP’s catchment area in west Toronto. Please remember to bring non-perishable food on Sundays and place your donations in the basket in the narthex.
We recently decided to begin opening the main part of the church to our neighbours during the week. While the office building is busy all week long with schoolchildren, dance classes and so on, the church itself is rarely open during the week. Thanks to a team of 11 volunteers, anyone can now come in through the front doors on any weekday and spend some quiet time in St. Timothy’s between 11 am and 1 pm. A sign near the sidewalk indicates the church is open and welcomes visitors inside.