Churches open for prayer

Posted on April 24, 2018

In the wake of yesterday’s tragedy, the following Anglican parishes along the Yonge Street corridor are open for prayer and pastoral care today:

Please invite others to enter, rest and pray.

Several churches are also planning events:

  • Redeemer, Bloor St. will hold a time of community vigil, song and prayer at 6 p.m.
  • All Saints, Kingsway, 2850 Bloor St. W., will open its worship space for prayer and reflection from 7-9 p.m.
  • St. Matthew, First Avenue, 135 First Ave., will be open tonight at 5 p.m. for prayer.
  • St. Mary, Richmond Hill, 10030 Yonge St., will host an ecumenical payer vigil of local churches from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Flemingdon Park Ministry, 10 Gateway Blvd., will hold a prayer vigil on April 25 at 10:30 a.m. All faiths are welcome.
  • St. James Cathedral, 65 Church St., will hold a special prayer service on April 25 at 12 p.m. A Eucharist will follow at 12:30 for those who wish to attend.
  • St. Mary and St. Martha, 1149 Weston Rd., will be open every afternoon this week for prayer and reflection. It will hold a service of Holy Communion on April 25 at 12 p.m.
  • St. John, York Mills, 19 Don Ridge Dr., is open for prayer every weekday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • St. Theodore of Canterbury, 111 Cactus Ave., is hosting an interfaith prayer vigil on April 26 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Churches in North York, including parishes in the York Mills Deanery, are holding an ecumenical prayer service on April 26 at 7 p.m. at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, 75 Churchill Ave.
  • The Anglican churches in the York Mills Deanery are organizing a Prayer Walk on April 30, starting at 1:30 p.m. at the northwest corner of the Finch subway station (in front of 5650 Yonge St.) and ending at St. George on Yonge. A vigil be held in St. George on Yonge at 2 p.m.

Additional events and information will be posted as they become available.