NOTICES AT A GLANCE - more details below
AND NOW THE DETAILS:
1. Holy Week and Easter Services
Palm Sunday, March 28 - Service at 9:30 am by Zoom. Palm crosses will be blessed and then made available for pick up outside the rectory after the service.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89458540617?pwd=bnN5ZmRCRlhuTjZWNDloNjVTUktGdz09 Meeting ID: 894 5854 0617 Passcode: 098692
Maundy Thursday, April 1 - Eucharist service at 7:30 pm by Zoom.
Meeting ID: 832 8387 6454
(We are no longer able to offer to deliver consecrated bread to people's homes for Easter, because the College of Bishops in Toronto has deemed that practice theologically undesirable.)
Good Friday, April 2 - Liturgy of the Cross at 10:30 am by Zoom.
Meeting ID: 844 4844 2331
Easter Eve, April 3 - The Great Vigil will take place at 9 pm by Zoom.
Meeting ID: 833 8901 8765
Easter Day, April 4 - Eucharist service at 9:30 am by Zoom.
Meeting ID: 894 5854 0617
2. Easter Offerings
If you would like to make a special offering for Easter please direct your donation in one of the following ways:
§ Donate online using your credit card at Canada Helps: St. Aidan's Church
§ E-transfer from your bank account to email@example.com. Please set the security password to "jesuslovesme"
§ 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.
3. Sunday Service Link
To join our live Sunday service on Zoom at 9:30 am each week 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
4. Children's Program on Sundays
Gemma leads a separate program for children after we've all begun the service together. To go to the children's program click on this link: https://tdsb-ca.zoom.us/j/93190362564
5. 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: https://www.staidansinthebeach.com/services/pages/virtual-services, or on YouTube by searching St Aidan's in the Beach Sunday Service.
Our final session in the meditation series on humility is on Wednesday March 31st at 7:30 by Zoom. To participate click on this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3204394907?pwd=bno5dkY1QnJ4Nlg3SnluSmFKOTNBQT09
Or phone 647-374-4685
Meeting ID: 320 439 4907
7. Meeting God in Creation: A Lenten Journey of Love
The final session of our Lenten programme is on TUESDAY March 30, from 7:30 to 9 pm by Zoom. The link is here:
Meeting ID: 822 2817 7633
8. Grief Support Group
If you are grieving a death or other life loss and would like support, you may be interested in a group that will be meeting in the spring - outdoors, we hope, or by Zoom. Please contact Lucy at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
9. AURA Fundraiser for Refugees
AURA (Anglican United Refugee Alliance) is partnering this spring with Plantables as a fundraiser. If you are looking for ways to be healthy, avoid potentially busy greenhouses, and become more self-reliant, you can order garden-ready plants. They cost $4 each and will be shipped to your home directly on the date of your choosing anywhere in Ontario or Quebec. 10% of your purchase will help AURA continue to support refugees. Here is the link:
10. Earth Hour: Saturday, March 27, 8:30 - 9:30 PM.
Show your solidarity with others across the globe by turning out your lights and your thermostat! Take one iconic action and post it to social media. Connect with Saint Aidan's FB and Insta and share your story. Learn more about the mission and history of Earth Hour Here.