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Creating Sustainable Missional Ministries with Eric Law - NEW DATES - March - Nov. 2014

Develop a six-month action plan to become a missional and sustainable congregation in this innovative program led by Eric Law, founder of the Kaleidoscope Institute. Designed for congregation teams of up to six people, the program offers a holistic vision for congregational vitality and support to live out this vision in your context. Participants will experience five in-person days with Eric Law at Emmanuel College and two, rtwo-hour on-line check-ins. They will be introduced to and trained in an approach to congregational ministry which is missional, sustainable and rooted in grace. Between sessions, each team will work with a trained facilitator to practice and implement the learnings in their congregational context.

For more details please view our information page which includes a link to an application form.

An introductory workshop will be held on March 29 for interested congregations and individuals. 

To find out more about how Holy Currencies has been experienced in other congregations read these missional ministry stories or view a recording of an online information session held in November 2013. You can also purchase Eric's latest book online: Holy Currencies: Six Blessings for Sustainable Missional Ministries.


6th Annual Heart & Vision Awards Concert - Monday, May 12, 2014

The Toronto United Church Council’s annual Heart & Vision Awards Concert recognizes individuals who have contributed significantly to social justice initiatives in Canada and internationally, and also raises funds for important social causes initiated by the church.This year's award recipients are Shirley Douglas and Jackie Richardson. Shirley Douglas is an actor, civil rights and anti-war activist, and powerful advocate for Canada’s public health care system. Jackie Richardson is a soulful musician and tireless supporter of innumerable Toronto-based community organizations. The concert line-up will include Thom Allison, Alanna Bridgewater, Jacob MacInnis, Kim Richardson, Joe Sealy, and the Broadsway Trio (Julie Michels, Heather Bambrick, and Diane Leah). The concert will take place at Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E in Toronto, beginning at 7:30 pm on Monday, May 12, 2013. Tickets are $150 for the performance and reception or $95 for the performance only. Purchase tickets online at or by phoning 905-771-5124.

Download a Save the Date card to share with your congregation or visit the Heart & Vision page to view a video clip of the event and read about the former award recipients.



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.