Church of the Redeemer

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the Church of the Redeemer.  We are delighted that you are visiting our website.  It gives you an opportunity to peek behind the scenes and discover more about the Christian community that gathers at the corner of Bloor Street and Avenue Road. 

Our home sits on the traditional lands of the Wendat, Haudenosaunee, and Mississauga peoples of the New Credit, and in the heart of the city of Toronto.

We are a community on the move.  We offer hospitality to all people.  We seek to serve the needs of the seasoned pilgrim, the sojourner and seeker.  We strive to feed the poor and to stand with those in our society who have little to no voice.  We nurture our children, support our teens and glean wisdom from our elderly.  We are a diverse community that makes room for all.  Whatever the project or endeavour, we steep our ministry in scripture, prayer, sacrament and song.

We invite you to explore our website.  You will find a little taste of our worship, prayer life, programs and community.  Here you can sign up for programs, learn how to keep up-to-date through our communications, become a member or friend and share in the ministry at the corner.

Thank you for visiting.

News/Upcoming Events

Sunday, October 23

8 AM Holy Eucharist (Said)
9:30 AM Sung Eucharist
11:15 AM Sung Eucharist
7 PM Doo Wop Eucharist

2016 Heritage Toronto Award

Church of the Redeemer is a 2016 Heritage Toronto Award recipient - more

"A Christmas Carol" Reading

Sunday, December 4 at 2:30 PM - Save the date!  Details and tickets will be available shortly.

Refugee Settlement Ministry
Request for Household Supplies and Assistance

As we prepare to welcome a family of six from Myanmar, are you able to help with donations of new or gently used items? - more

All Saints Release Day (November 1)

A day of learning about the saints for children of the parish and their friends - more

All Souls Day
Wednesday, November 2 at 6 PM

An opportunity to gather in sacred space to name and remember those we love yet see no longer - more

Wrongs to Rights
How Churches can Engage the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The second session to discuss essays in this book will be Thursday, November 10 - more

Telling the Story 2016-2017

Telling the Story is a series of informal evenings devoted to increasing our biblical literacy.   Our next session is on Tuesday, November 8 - more

Mindfulness and Care of the Soul
Saturday, November 19 - SSJD Convent

Learning @ Redeemer offers an opportunity to take part in a mini-retreat day of Mindfulness Practices, to de-stress, re-fresh, re-charge, re-new creativities and energies and inspiration for the tasks and projects you lead and work on, as you seek to care for your own and others’ souls and lives - more

Church School Registration

Welcome back Redeemer children!  Church School resumed on Sunday, September 18.  Whether you are joining us for the first time or have been here before, please fill out our registration form so that our records are accurate.

Redeemer Readers 2016-2017

Meeting dates and book titles for the upcoming season are now available - more

Buidling Project Update

Construction hoarding is in place for the duration of the demolition and construction of our new stairs and corner plaza.  Access to the church will be from the Avenue Road ramp up to the side door.  The stairs to the lower level will be fully accessible.  Project updates are here.

2016 Parish Profile

The Parish Selection Committee is pleased to publish the 2016 Parish Profile - more

Meet the Board Chairs and Vice Chairs

Pictures and brief biographies of the chairs and vice chairs of the Board of Management and Advisory Board are now online.

Special Music Events

Dates for Bach Vespers and Rock Eucharists through June, 2017 have been posted here.

Check our calendar for more dates

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