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What does a Pastoral Care Minister Do?

What does a Pastoral Care Minister Do?  The Pastoral Care Minister works with the ministerial team to insure that no one is forgotten in our community in transition.  In particular the Pastoral Care Minister enters into a ministry of conversation and prayer with those who are housebound, those in care[…]

Mozart’s Requiem

The Dunbar Ryerson United Voices choir is now underway with it’s preparation for Mozart’s Requiem this Good Friday and Saturday, April 14 and April 15. We rehearse on Monday nights, and would still like to welcome some new people into the group. We are especially inviting tenors and baritones/ basses[…]

So, what does a Minister with Children, Youth and Families do?

So, what does a Minister with Children, Youth and Families do? Collaborate, integrate, create, celebrate and motivate… these are just a few of the words that emerge in the quest to define the role of Minister with Children, Youth and Families. Together with an extraordinary team of volunteer and paid[…]

Refugee Committee Action

On Sunday, January 31, 2017, members of the Refugee Committee, a part of the Outreach Committee of Dunbar Ryerson United Church, joined with Rabbi Dan Moskovitz of Temple Sholom and the Rev. Dr. Richard Bott, to call on the Prime Minister to grant temporary visas or permits to come to[…]

What does a Community Life and Pastoral Care Minister do?

What does a Community Life and Pastoral Care Minister do? Responsiveness to our community is central to my work as we all live into Jesus’ call to love and serve our neighbour. This position is present to most aspects of the daily life of the congregation.  These include the welcoming,[…]

Yoga at the Church

Days and Times: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 9:30 am – 10:45 am (75 minutes) Tuesdays: 8:00 am – 9:15 am 9:30 am – 10:45 am Session Dates:            January 3 – April 12, 2017 (15 weeks) – – – no class Monday, February 13 – Family Day – – – Where:     […]

Coldest Night of the Year

We are excited to participate for a third year in the Coldest Night of the Year, a walk that benefits the programs offered at First United Church. You can participate in two different ways: 1) Sign up to be sponsored and choose to walk 2K, 5K or 10K as part[…]

So, what does a “Congregational Development Minister” do?

So, what does a “Congregational Development Minister” do? Think of me as part of the church’s Research & Development department! I get to come up and implement with ways of helping people already part of Dunbar Ryerson United Church, and people who are not yet part of this community of[…]

Fire, Fire, My Heart! – High Spirits Choir—Sunday, January 29th at 3:00 pm

Fire, Fire, My Heart! – High Spirits Choir—Sunday, January 29th at 3:00 pm Join us for an afternoon of passionate choral music to drive away winter’s cold and dark.  Songs by Jerome Kern, Frank Loesser, and the Beatles.  Poetry by Robert Frost and Wendell Berry.  Renaissance madrigals by Thomas Morley and[…]

Message from Dr. Greg Caisley to the Pneuma singers

Message from Dr. Greg Caisley to the Pneuma singers – January 6, 2017 Welcome everyone- Welcome to Pnuema! On behalf of the new congregation of Dunbar Ryerson United Church, we are happy to have you and your families involved in our community. We have great plans ahead for this coming[…]