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Council welcomes Janet Marshall to its Centre for Church Development and Leadership. Read more about Janet on our news page.

On March 1, 2015 Wasaga Beach United Church held the first service in their new building, financed by a loan from Council’s Investing in Ministry Fund. The official opening will take place in early June. Read more on Council's news page.

The January Investing In Ministry Report showed that Council’s investment advisors were successful in anticipating the ups and downs of the volatile 2014 investment market, providing investors a 6.5% return, while allowing interest rates to borrowers to remain at 4%. Read more here.

In early 2015 Council's St. Enoch's Fund made grants to Alpha Korean United Church for their work with North Korean Refugees and to Metropolitan United Church's Out of the Cold program. Visit Council's news page to learn more about this important work.


Rev. Vincent Alfano
Executive Director 1995 – 2014

It is with profound sadness that the Board and staff of Council share with you the news of the death of Vince Alfano on Tuesday January 27th.  Our prayers and love go out to Vince’s partner, the Reverend Leslee Alfano, and their families.  

A memorial service is to be held at St. Paul's United Church on March 21 at 11 am. More details can be found here. The Toronto Star obituary for Vince is online here

On his retirement in 2014, Council recognized his exceptional leadership by creating The Vincent Alfano Fund. You can read more about the fund here.  


Coming Events

On March 10, 2015 Council's Green Awakening Network is partnering with Greening Sacred Spaces to host a free webinar: Faith Community Resilience Hubs: How to get your Faith Building Ready for an Extreme Weather Event. Read more and register online here.

 Save the date for Council's 7th Annual Heart & Vision Awards Concert on Monday, May 11 2015. Award recipients are Lieutenant General Roméo Dallaire and Mary Jo Leddy. More details here.


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The Toronto United Church Council works with the church community to connect resources with ministry. Offering access to professional advice, financial support and leadership development, Council helps our church address the social and spiritual challenges of the day.