Worship services in the church building are suspended
The Provincial House of Bishops has suspended worship services in the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario, including the Diocese of Toronto, as of March 15, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, services at St. John's are cancelled until further notice. Read the letter from the Rt. Rev. Andrew Asbil, Bishop of Toronto.
Welcome to the Anglican Church
of St John’s West Toronto
St. John's Anglican Church is an energetic community of faith in West Toronto where you will find a variety of worship experiences and opportunities for learning and socializing.
Based on our baptismal vow that "we respect the dignity of every human being", we affirm diversity and embrace inclusiveness.
We have something to offer you and we know we can learn something from you. You're welcome here – let's journey together!
St. John's performs same sex marriages.
Join us online for worship this Sunday at 9:30 am
The order of service will be posted later in the week.
If you wish to add your name or another's name for our prayers for those who are ill, in distress, or have died, please email email@example.com.
Keep up on the latest about our worship and community ministries during this time by subscribing to our email list. Use the bottom box "Join our Mailing List" to subscribe.
Food and Donation Drop Off
9:00 to 11:00 am
Many in our community will be particularly challenged to put food on their tables and buy other essentials over the coming weeks. We are asking that you continue to support the Four Villages Food Cupboard. We will also be accepting donations by cash or cheque to continue to support the ministries of St. John's.
Tonight: Keep in touch with Virtual Coffee Hour
Wednesdays, March 25 to April 15
Come and check in with friends on zoom video conference or telephone. Bring your cuppa or a glass of wine, join us for a couple of hours, or just a few minutes. It's coffee hour! Come and go as you need.
Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/558144831
Or call +1 647 374 4685 Meeting ID: 558 144 831
Tomorrow: Diocesan Day of Prayer and Fasting Thursday, March 26
Tomorrow, our bishops are calling us to a day of prayer and fasting. As we fast, we will each join in prayer at 9am, noon, and 7pm or as your time permits. You can find the prayers and other resources for fasting on the diocesan website here.
Sunday, Lent 5: National Day of Prayer
Sunday, March 28
This Sunday, Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has called us to a national day of prayer along with the Anglican Communion.
You can find more resources by clicking here.
Next Tuesday: Online Lenten Book Study and Taizé Devotions
Tuesdays, March 31
If you are interested in participating, please email Jess Dowling at
firstname.lastname@example.org and she will send you the link to the meeting and password.
We celebrate our relationship with the first peoples of this land and with gratitude we acknowledge the territories on which this Church building and community, lives and moves and has its being. We give thanks for the peoples of the Wendat, the Anishinabeg, the Mississauga of the Credit, and the Haudenosaunee communities, and we recognize the enduring presence of Indigenous peoples on this land.