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NOTICES AT A GLANCE - more details below

  1.    Re-opening
  2.    Sunday service Zoom link
  3.    Children's program in the summer
  4.    Service videos
  5.    Orange flowers for reconciliation
  6.    Virtual tours of a residential school
  7.    Summer book group: Braiding Sweetgrass - Thursdays
  8.    Sunday evening outdoor services
  9.    Bishop Andrew's apology to LGBTQ2S+ community
10.    Daily Spiritual Opportunities
11.    Offerings
12.    Summer Newsletter

1. Re-Opening
We have decided to continue to hold our Sunday morning services on Zoom, because they permit a larger number of people to take part than the limited number allowed in person. They will continue at 9:30 am through the summer and into the fall.
In the summer we will also hold a weekly outdoor eucharist with Bible study on Sunday evenings at 7 pm. Details in the notices below.
2. Sunday Service Zoom Link
To join our Sunday service on Zoom at 9:30 am just click on this link and follow the prompts:
Or call in on your phone: 647-374-4685
The meeting ID is 894 5854 0617
Passcode: 098692
3. Children's Program in the Summer
Gemma will be preparing a pre-recorded Kid Vid with children's program for each Sunday through the summer. Find it on YouTube by searching "St Aidan's Kid Vid."
4. Service Videos on Website and YouTube
We 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 YouTube by searching St Aidan's in the Beach Sunday Service.
5. Orange Flowers for Reconciliation
Parishioner Nina Rockett's daughter Margot is making and selling orange paper flowers as a fundraiser for Reconciliation Canada (see and to raise awareness of the legacy of residential schools on Indigenous peoples. See the story in the Beach Metro News here: To order a flower please email Margot at
6. Virtual Tours of Mohawk Institute Residential School
If you would like to register for one of these highly informative tours of the former residential school near Brantford, please go to
7. Summer Book Group
Our summer book group continues on Thursdays (but not on July 1st) at 7:30 pm by Zoom. See below for the link. We are reading and discussing Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants, by Robin Wall Kimmerer. The author is a mother, an environmental biologist and an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. You don't need to have read the book: just join in!
Phone: 647-374-4685
Meeting ID: 829 9552 5900
8.  Sunday Evening Outdoor Services
From Sunday July 11th to August 29 we will be holding a weekly outdoor eucharist with Bible study at 7 pm. We will meet at the back of the Claremont School property, behind the hall. Go down the driveway to the S end of the school building on Silver Birch Ave, pass through the wooden gate at the end, and turn right to enter the zone between the hall and the Willow lands. Seating will be 2m apart under canopies, and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed.
9. Bishop Andrew's Apology to LGBTQ2S+ Community
You can watch the video of Bishop Andrew's apology here:
Or read the text here:
10. Daily Spiritual Opportunities
Although we aren’t able to provide paper copies of the Forward Day by Day daily bible reading guides, those interested can access them online or as a podcast, along with other resources for prayer at their website:
Canterbury Cathedral Morning Prayer is recorded each morning in the Deanery Garden at Canterbury Cathedral in England and is available as a video through the cathedral’s YouTube channel.  Led by Dean Robert Willis, and sometimes assisted by cats and other creatures that reside in the beautiful 2.5 acre garden, it provides a unique setting for daily prayer and spiritual reflection:
11. Offerings
Your 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:
  • If you already give by PAG, and wish to change the amount of your monthly donation, please send an email with the details to

12. Summer Newsletter
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