Week of February 25 -  NOTICES AT A GLANCE – more details below

  1. Live Streaming at 10:30 a.m., Order of Service
  2. Interested in being confirmed?
  3. 2024 Diocese of Toronto Social Justice Vestry Motion
  4. Vestry meeting
  5. Lenten Contemplative Evening Service
  6.  Lenten Youth Bible Study 
  7. The Ecospirituality Group 
  8. 2023 Donation Tax Receipts
  9. Strong Roots, New Season Update
  10. The East End Refugee Committee
  11. Beaches Interfaith Outreach
  12. The wedding of Natalie Snider and Regis Iyumva
  13. The Rev. Jeff Nowers’ Celebration of New Ministry
  14. Euchre
  15. Archive of sermon manuscripts
  16. Announcements for the Notices
  17. Offerings



 1. Live Streaming at 10:30 a.m., Order of Service - The service will be livestreamed at the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/91628466455

Meeting ID: 916 2846 6455
Passcode: 548507
Phone: 647-374-4685

To access the Order of Service click here: 


 2. Interested in being confirmed? We will have a brief confirmation information session on Sun., Feb. 25, at 9:45 a.m.in the Chapel. Bishop Kevin Robertson will visit St. Aidan’s on Apr. 28 to confirm adults and youth. Any adult who would like to prepare for confirmation or reception into the Anglican Church, or who wants to learn more about what it means to confirm your faith, contact Rev. Becky at priest@staidansinthebeach.com.

3. 2024 Diocese of Toronto Social Justice Vestry Motion: This year’s Social Justice Vestry Motion addresses several of the key obstacles to the realization of the human right to housing in our province.  You may find the proposed motion, detailed background information, and other related resources at https://www.toronto.anglican.ca/diocesan-life/social-justice-advocacy/social-justice-vestry-motion/. We will present this motion for your consideration at our annual St. Aidan’s vestry meeting on Sun., Feb. 25.  An amendment to the motion will be proposed at the meeting and can be reviewed in advance at the link in notice #7. Printed copies available in the Narthex.

 4. Vestry meeting: Our annual vestry meeting will be on Sun., Feb. 25 after the 10:30 service. Lunch and childcare will be provided. The zoom link for the Vestry meeting is the same link for the 10:30 service listed above.  The Vestry Reports can be accessed via the 3 links below:  agenda & written reports; financial statements, and budget presentation for 2024.  

Written reports: 

Vestry Reports
2023 Audited Financial Statements
2024 Draft Budget
Social Justice Vestry Motion with proposed amendment

5. Lenten Contemplative Evening Service: On four Thursdays during the Season of Lent, we will offer a contemplative evening service of prayer and reflection, featuring acoustic and Taizé music (‘a prayerful form of music known for its simple yet rich and meditative character’). The services will take place at 7 p.m. in the Nave (main worship space) on these Thursdays: Feb. 29, Mar. 7, and Mar. 21. All are welcome.

 6. A Lenten Youth Bible Study will take place on Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. on Zoom. Our first meeting will be Wed., Feb. 21. Please contact Elizabeth for more information.

 7. The Ecospirituality Group will meet on Wed., Feb. 28 at 4 p.m. in the Narthex (area just inside the front entry) at the church. We invite anyone with an interest in environmental stewardship, caring for creation, or connecting with God through time in nature to join us as we make plans for new activities in the months ahead. Questions? Contact John Brewin at johnfbrewin@gmail.com. (If you prefer to connect via Zoom, please contact John.)

 8. 2023 Donation Tax Receipts: Receipts for your 2023 donations to St. Aidan's are being sent out this week.  If we have your email address on file, you will receive a printable electronic version of your tax receipt.  Please add donations@staidansinthebeach.com to your contact list to avoid the email going into your Spam/Junk folder, or check that folder if you do not see it in your Inbox.  If we do not have your email address, you will receive a printed copy of your receipt in the mail.  Thank you for your financial support!

  9. Strong Roots, New Season Update: On Sunday, February 4, the parish gathered after the 10:30 service to hear an update on the Strong Roots New Season campaign including a financial status report, progress to date on our five initiatives and plans to break ground on West Garden landscaping this spring.  A written report of the update can be found at https://www.strongrootsnewseason.com/project-updates.

10. The East End Refugee Committee is pleased to share that we have agreed to sponsor a Myanmar family of five, currently residing in India. Our family coordinator, in conversation with them, reports that they are looking forward to coming to Canada and could arrive within the next month or so. To learn more, contact Sue Stuart.

11. Beach Interfaith Outreach: Locations and dates are listed in the Beach Metro News. Tues., Feb. 27, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. is the next lunch here. As part of St. Aidan’s involvement in the Beach Interfaith Outreach Committee, we support the Grace Pascoe Care Centre. Your weekly donations (to the basket by the church office) are gratefully received.

12. The Snider Family invites you to join us for the wedding of Natalie Snider and Regis Iyumva on Sat., Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. here at St. Aidan’s.

13. The Rev. Jeff Nowers’ Celebration of New Ministry will be on Sun., Mar. 3, at 4 p.m. at Christ the King, Etobicoke.

14. Euchre: Join us on Tuesday nights from 7-9 p.m. for a fun and friendly evening of progressive Euchre downstairs in the main hall. Beginners welcome. $5.00 to play. All proceeds go to our community outreach.

15. An archive of sermon manuscripts by Rev. Becky, along with sermons and weekly reflections by Deacon Michael, can be found on our website: https://staidansinthebeach.com/services/pages/sermons-and-reflections.

16. Announcements for the Notices: Please submit announcements for the weekly notices to office@staidansinthebeach.com by Wednesdays at 4 p.m. Notices may be edited for clarity and conciseness.

17. Offerings - Thank you for your support. There are a variety of ways to make your donation:

  • PAG – set up monthly pre-authorized debits from your bank account directly to St. Aidan’s by completing the authorization form found on the Giving page of our website https://www.staidansinthebeach.com/giving 
  • PAG Changes – to change the amount of an existing donation, send an email with the details to donations@staidansinthebeach.com 
  • E-transfer – send to donations@staidansinthebeach.com 
  • Envelopes to obtain a set of weekly offering envelopes, send a request to donations@staidansinthebeach.com 
  • Cheques should be payable to and can be mailed to: The Church of St. Aidan, 2423 Queen St E, Toronto, ON, M4E 1H6, or dropped in our secure mailbox beside the front door.