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NOTICES AT A GLANCE - more details below  1. Sunday service Zoom link  2. Zoom services to end  3. Service videos  4. In-person services and children's ministry  5. Rethinking congregational singing  6. Christian meditation: Wednesdays at 7:30 pm  7. Advent-Epiphany Study Series  8. Christmas services  9. Altar Guild flowers and aumbry candle10. Spirituality books available11. The Christmas Story: A Pandemic Pageant12. Capital campaign13. OfferingsAND NOW THE DETAILS:1. Sunday Service Zoom LinkTo join our Sunday service on Zoom at 9:30 am please click on this link and follow the prompts: ID: 845 0559 0891Phone: 647-374-46852. Zoom Services to EndWhen our church re-opens we will cease the Zoom services and return to in-person services in church on Sundays at 8:30 and 10:30 am as before. There will be live streaming of the 10:30 service once our a/v team is trained and ready, so people unable to attend in person will be able to join in the service live from their homes.3. Service Videos on Website and YouTubeWe are recording our Sunday morning service each week, for those unable to attend it live. Look for it on the church website here: or on our YouTube channel here: In-Person Services and Children's Ministry at 11:30 amWe celebrate a eucharist on Sundays at 11:30 am in the Claremont School hall, with a concurrent children's program. Pre-registration is not required, but all those attending will be screened, and Covid prevention protocols will be followed. All clergy, staff and volunteers attending are fully vaccinated. 5. Rethinking Congregational SingingOn the advice of medical professionals in our congregation, we at St Aidan's have decided not to proceed with congregational singing yet. For now only our choir members are singing at the in-person service at 11:30, and they will be singing at all our Christmas services. 6. Christian MeditationOur meditation sessions on Zoom take place on Wednesdays, from 7:30 to 8 pm. All are welcome to attend. The theme through Advent is Struggle and Hope, using readings from a book by Joan Chittister. The link is here: ID: 865 3584 5519Or join by phone: 647-374-46857. Advent-Epiphany Study SeriesMany books on the ecological crisis discuss the bleak reality that we must all face. But Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and Christian, takes a more empowering approach. Her new book is Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World. More information about Dr. Hayhoe can be found here: Dr. Hayhoe's important book will be the focus of an Advent study series that will carry over into Epiphany. The book is widely available wherever good books are sold. We are undertaking this series with the parish of St. Andrew-by-the-Lake (Toronto Islands). Study sessions will be facilitated by members of St. Aidan’s and St. Andrew’s and held Tuesday evenings, at 7:30pm, on Zoom: Nov 30, Dec 7, Dec 14, Jan 4, Jan 11. Please mark your calendars for this series!The Zoom link is here:  8. Christmas ServicesChristmas Eve, December 24   4 pm: Eucharist with children’s pageant video. Proof of vaccination not required.   7 pm: Eucharist with children’s pageant video. Proof of vaccination required.   9 pm: Traditional Christmas eucharist. Proof of vaccination required. Christmas Day, December 25  10:30 am: Eucharist with proof of vaccination required. Sunday December 26  10:30 am: Eucharist with baptism. Proof of vaccination not required. 9. Altar Guild Flowers and Aumbry CandleOnce we are back in the church we are going to resume our donation programme for altar flowers and aumbry candles. If you would like to dedicate the flowers or candle for a particular Sunday the cost for flowers is $80 for one Sunday and the aumbry candle is $40 for a full month. Please contact Hian-Lie Liem at 416-706-3775 or at 10. Spirituality Books AvailableParishioner Bita Bardi is giving away some books she no longer needs, including several on faith and spirituality. Come to the porch of 160 Neville Park Blvd and help yourself! 11. The Christmas Story: A Pandemic PageantThe Christmas Story: A Pandemic Pageant returns to your screen this holiday season, streaming on demand from December 1, 2021, until January 6, 2022. Access is by donation via   The Christmas Story at the Church of the Holy Trinity has long been a holiday tradition. When the pandemic shut down live theatre in 2020, the cast of The Christmas Story took to the streets of Toronto to create a one-of-a-kind "Pandemic Pageant". This remarkable film presents the classic Nativity story against the backdrop of life in an urban centre in the middle of a pandemic.   12. St. Aidan’s Capital Campaign Kick OffPlease mark your calendars with a "SAVE THE DATE" for SUNDAY 16 JANUARY 2022 as this will be our official Capital Campaign Kick-off Event.Click here to add it to a google calendar.Please visit the Capital Campaign website to learn more!We continue to accept donations from those eager to support this emerging cause.  13. OfferingsYour regular offerings support the mission and ministry of St Aidan's, and we thank you.  Here's how to make a donation:

  • E-transfer from your bank account to Please set the security password to "jesuslovesme"
  • Donate online using your credit card at Canada Helps: St. Aidan's Church
  • Mail cheques to the church: 2423 Queen St. E., Toronto, ON M4E 1H6, or drop off your donation in our secure mailbox on the construction fence facing Queen St.
  • To begin donating by pre-authorized debit, please go to Giving on our website for more information and authorization form:

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