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
Free Flu Shot Clinic
Sunday January 26
12 Noon until 1:30 p.m.
Open to everyone over 6 months old
Please Bring Your Health Card.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope to engage with you soon.
bob paterson-watt, pastor
Coming Up ...
Book Discussion Group - Tuesday afternoons at 1:15, or evenings at 7:00, from February 12 through March 31 we gather to for a complempative engagement around our shared reading of Richard Rohr's book “The Universal Christ.” If you would like to order a book, do so by Friday January 24. The hardcover books cost $32.50. Email pastor bob for locations and timing details. <email@example.com>
Good Friday Worship-- We join with L'Arche Toronto on April 10th for Good Friday Worship at The Gathering Place, 186 Floyd Avenue. Refreshments and quiet conversation at 9:30 a.m., with the service taking place at 10am. Be part of this significant experience in our lives of faith.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Drama Club 2020 Drama Club auditions take place from 6:45 - 8:00pm on Wednesday February 12, 2020 at 1171 Woodbine Avenue. ArtsFest dates are set for May 1, 2 and 3. Email email@example.com for details.