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I sat in my office with two colleagues as together we pondered and explored the Emmaus story.  There were an unusual number of silences as together we entered into the story and shared with one another through the lens of our own life experiences.  After awhile we were no longer simply speaking out of our … Continued

In Memory Of…

Each year at Manor Road members of the congregation make a donation to the Floral & Decorating fund in memory of loved ones.  The names are listed on an insert and placed in the Order of Service. On Sunday, April 30 we will be having a time of remembrance during our morning worship where we … Continued

Meditations on Lent 5

I suspect most of us have been there at some point in our lives, caught up in the excitement of something new, looking forward to a different and better future for ourselves, our loved ones, our people (however we define that!), or even for our planet. …17,04.02 Lent 5 NL Luke 18-35-19-10

A Meditation On Hope

When I was a child, my father used to say, “The early bird gets the worm!” I would roll over thinking, “Who wants a worm.” So, I understand the disciple’s prone position, as this morning’s gospel story begins. I get those who continue to dream, as the women slip out into the fresh open air … Continued

Interested in Yoga?

Yoga classes may be coming to Manor Road soon if there is enough interest. Two classes will be offered on Mondays starting May 29: Regular Yoga Classes from 11 am until noon and Yoga For Seniors (using Chairs for assistance) from 1-2pm. Contact Lisa Westman at or 416-879-7259 for more information.  Or… talk to … Continued

Farewell to Ellen

After Sunday’s worship the congregation at Manor Road held a farewell celebration for our office administrator, Ellen MacDonald.  Ellen has been an important part of Manor Road for 20 years assisting in the work of our Minister, the congregation, and our tenants.  It’s with mixed feelings we send her off into retirement. We will miss … Continued