York-Credit Valley Events

2019 Parish Leaders Acknowledgement Forms and Workshop Evaluation Forms

Thanks to all the wonderful YCV clergy, churchwardens, deputy churchwardens, treasurers, and parish administrators who attended this spring’s “Supporting Parish Leaders” event. If you still want to provide some feedback, please sue this Evaluation Form.

Churchwardens are also asked to provide written confirmation they have received the training in April 6 and/or reviewed the materials provided on the Workshop Toolkit page. Please do complete the Acknowledgement Form and submit it to aralph@toronto.anglican.ca.

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MAID Discussion Event, Part 2 ~ May 4, 9:00am-1pm, St Stephen, Downsview

A look at practical implications of Medical Assistance in Dying for pastors, medical  professionals, & caregivers. The Rev. Dr. Eric Beresford and Mr. Michael Buttrey, who have previously presented on the biblical and theological framework for thinking about medical assistance in dying, will be present again alongside medical professionals including physician Dr. Jennifer Moore.  This event is open to YCV clergy and laity. Register here.

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YCV Lunch & Learn: Conflict and Change ~ May 7, 12:30-2:30pm, St. Paul the Apostle, Rexdale

A discussion and case study on how to navigate the proposed changes to the Marriage Canon in your parish.  Open to YCV clergy; there is a $10 fee to cover catering. Register here.

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Thy Kingdom Come Beacon Event ~ June 7, 2019, Christ the King

As an individual, a group, or a whole parish, take part in the global ecumenical wave of prayer, known as Thy Kingdom Come, from May 30th to June 9th.  The YCV Area Evangelism Task Force has curated a selection of resources from the Thy Kingdom Come website and developed three step-by-step plans (easy, mid-level, and high) for parish involvement. You can find their recommendations here.

The Area will be celebrating with a TKC Beacon Event on June 7, 2019, for which we have created an event flyer that you can use to encourage your parishioners to come. Ali McIntosh, our Area Youth Ministry Co-ordinator, will be encouraging all the youth groups to attend this Beacon Event.  Register for the Beacon event here.

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Celebrations & Ordinations

The Rev. Jeff Boldt will be ordained to the priesthood at Trinity, Streetsville (Mississauga Deanery) on April 14, 2019.

There will be Celebration of New Ministry Services for

  • The Rev. Jason Prisley at St Hugh and St Edmund (North Peel Deanery) on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 4:00pm.
  • The Rev. David Matthews at St. Thomas a Becket (Mississauga Deanery) on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 4:00pm.

Show your support of Jason (new to our Area) and David (new to our Diocese) by attending and robing.  Deanery clergy are expected to attend. Please let the Bishop’s Office know if you will be absent.

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