To celebrate, proclaim and reflect Christ's Love
To live in our community and welcome its diversity
To worship as a people set free by God's Grace
Sunday service and children's church at 11:00 a.m. - Sundays July and August 10:00 a.m.
Weekly and Monthly
• Mid-week book groups, 2 times a year
• Playgroup Drop-in on Friday mornings
• Groups for children
• Educational forums
Throughout the Year
• International Dinner
and Variety Show
• Christmas Concert
• Gardening Day
• Picnic for Children's Church
• Welcome Back Barbecue
• Fundraising Dinners and Annual Auction
• Drama Camp in August, Drama Club twice yearly
Sunday January 20th - 2nd Sunday in Epiphany
Wedding at Cana
An insistent mother. A hesitant, but compliant son.
Jesus' first miracle results.
What is going on in the story?
What is in it for us as we explore, and live into the story?
'Calling of John at the Wedding of Cana' by Jan Cornelisz Vermeyen, 1530-1532.
Woodbine Heights Baptist Church!
We are pleased that you have found Woodbine Heights Baptist Church (WHBC) on the world wide web. We'd be even more pleased to greet you in person as we gather for worship, study, service and camaraderie at the corner of Woodbine and Sammon in East York. Our congregation takes seriously the call of God through Jesus to be present with and for our community. Our facility is constantly filled with activity, whether it be WHBC events or community group activities. Some of the activities include a Friday morning PlayGroup, Sparks, Brownies and Beaver Scouts, and an ongoing partnership with L'Arche Toronto. Our Arts emphasis is sparking creative expression in the neighbourhood as well.
We are a congregation more interested in struggling honestly with the questions of life than dictating easy answers. We take the scriptures seriously without reading them literally, and value God's creation and our human lives and relationships as ways of experiencing God's presence in the world. Among our small gathering are people from a variety of religious, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. We seek to be a people of inclusion and embrace, welcoming all persons who wish to be part of a community seeking and practicing faith in life.
Please join us on Sunday mornings at 11 o'clock for a time of reflective worship. Or if you prefer to connect individually with the pastor, give us a call at 416-467-1462. You can also email further inquiries to email@example.com.
We hope to engage with you soon.
bob paterson-watt, pastor
Coming Up ...
Pre-Schoolers' Drop-in The Play Group drops in on Fridays now, still in the morning from 9 - 11. Caregivers and their pre-schoolers are welcome to come for a time of free play and interaction. Riding toys abound, snacks and beverages find their way here most weeks, and there is always good company.
Book Discussion Group - Monday evenings at 7:30 or Tuesday afternoons at 1:30, From February 4/5 through March 4/5 we gather to discuss our shared reading of Elaine Pagels' book “Beyond Belief.” Books are $20 if you order by January 13 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies are likely available at local used book stores as well. Email pastor bob for locations and timing details.