Sunday Worship

A time for connection to our community of faith every Sunday at 10:30 am. Email manorroaduc@gmail.com for link, meeting id, and passcode. Click below to see recent services or visit our YouTube page for past services.

Join us in-person or online.
Masks are encouraged but not required.
All are welcome!

“Get Up Peter”
Sunday, May 15, 2022

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  • Join us in-person or online. Masks are encouraged but not required. All are welcome!
  • Due to the soil remediation project, the office door (fob entry) is a fire exit only. For entry into the church on Sundays and weekdays until 4:00 pm, please use the main glass doors. If you require entry into the church outside those hours, please email the office at manorroaduc@gmail.com or make arrangements with John Joseph at ministermruc@gmail.com or 416 809 6044.

Many Hands, One Heart, Sacred Love for All
Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 10:30 am 
Sixth Sunday of Easter
Come to the Manor, the table is ready, “Gate By The River”, Victoria Day Weekend

Acts 16:9-15    • Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5  • John 14:23-29 

We are the open gate, for Lydia the seller of purple goods. She stands, God stands before us, open heart on completed work.  We come to river work, the place for prayer place, God find for Lydia, hope find for us. Come to help us. Come to set sail, chart the course with Paul, make the detour to the open gate. The word is love, peace promise. Christ word, “Peace I give, today!?”

Please email Rev Dr John Joseph Mastandrea at ministermruc@gmail.com for link, meeting id and passcode.


This week...

Tuesday
  • UCW Tea @ the Manor, 2:00 pm
Wednesday
  • LRF, 10:00 am
  • Midday Prayer at the Manor, 12;00 pm
  • Rosary Society, 3:00 pm
  • Executive Council Meeting, 6:00 pm
  • Youth @ the Manor, 7:00 pm
Thursday
  • Bible Study at the Manor, 3:00 pm
  • Yoga at the Manor, 4:30 pm
Friday
  • LRF, 10:00 am
  • Friday Speaker Series, 1:00 pm
Sunday
  • Bookclub at the Manor, 9:30 am

And Beyond...
  • Come and Find the Quiet Centre, Taize Labyrinth, June 1, 6:00 pm
  • Kids @ the Manor, June 3, 4:30 pm
  • Heart @ the Manor, June 7, 2:00 pm
  • Pride Parade @ the Manor, June 13, 6:00 pm

UCW Tea @ the Manor
Tuesday, May 17, 2:00 pm

Little Rainbow Fish Drop-in
Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 am, See Facebook Live for details

Midday Prayer @ the Manor
Wednesdays, 12:00 pm

“By The River Side” Acts 16:9-15
Please email Rev Dr John Joseph Mastandrea at ministermruc@gmail.com for link, meeting id and passcode.

 Rosary Society 
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm
The United Church Rosary Society is an ecumenical organization composed of Protestants, Catholics, even Muslim and Pagan members, united in their devotions through the Holy Rosary. RSVP Cole Sadler at cole@wesleysadler.com 
Please email Rev Dr John Joseph Mastandrea at ministermruc@gmail.com for link, meeting id and passcode. 

Executive Council Meeting
Wednesday, May 18, 6:00 pm
Please email Rev Dr John Joseph Mastandrea at ministermruc@gmail.com for link, meeting id and passcode.

Youth @ the Manor
Wednesday, May 18, 7:00 pm

Bible Study at the Manor 
 Thursdays, 3:00 pm

“We Set Sail ” Acts 16:9-15
Please email Rev Dr John Joseph Mastandrea at ministermruc@gmail.com for link, meeting id and passcode. 

Yoga @ the Manor with Linda Nicolson 
 Thursdays, 4:30 pm
 Hello fellow yogis, I'm pleased to offer a weekly hour of non-competitive, gentle, calming hatha yoga.
Please email Rev Dr John Joseph Mastandrea at ministermruc@gmail.com for link, meeting id and passcode.

Friday Speaker Series
 Fridays, 1:00 pm
This week on the Friday Speaker Series, join the conversation on Solstice: A Time for Planting with Jo Ann Stevenson.
Please email Rev Dr John Joseph Mastandrea at ministermruc@gmail.com for link, meeting id and passcode.

Bookclub at the Manor
Sundays, 9:30 am
We Cry Justice Reading the Bible with the Poor People’s Campaign by Liz Theoharis
Chapter 20 “Should We Sit at the Table or Turn it Over” with Janelle Bruce
Please email Rev Dr John Joseph Mastandrea at ministermruc@gmail.com for link, meeting id and passcode. 

We Celebrate our Superstars @ the Manor
At the Friday Speaker Series, we heard from Dr. Carrie B. Dohe from Bees for Peace, an official project of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity. Find out how they are promoting pollinator protection through faith communities and humanitarian organizations.

Yard sale at the the Canadian Finnish Seniors Center
Books, clothes, treasures, coffee and pulla, hot dogs. Saturday, May 28, 9 am to 12 noon, outside back parking lot at 795 Eglinton Avenue east. Bus stops out front on Eglinton. Support the Canadian Finnish Seniors Center.


Purchase Ukrainian Heart Pins from May Chong to Support Ukraine
Make your donation through e-transfer at manorroaduc@gmail.com, or mail in your cheque, noting "UKRAINE MANE SUPPORT".

Shelter Donations
MRUC is collecting donations for the Roehampton Shelter. Drop off any time at 240 Manor Road East. 
If you do want to drop off any supplies at the Shelter, please contact Julius Labeja, who is the Co-ordinator of programs at the shelter. He can arrange for someone to come outside to pick up the items from your car. His email is: Acire.Labeja@toronto.ca or 437-241-3549.

Poem of the Week From the Desk of Dr JJ

We are the Open Gate


From Congregational Care

As we navigate these challenging times, the Congregational Care Team is available to help with driving to appointments, shopping for groceries, banking, etc. To connect with a Congregational Care Team member, feel free to call:

  • Susan Johnson 416 481 3857
  • Betty Kelman 416 481 3609
  • Rev Dr John Joseph Mastandrea 416 809 6044
  • Don Reynolds 416 231 5647
  • Susan Logie 226 921 8166
Stay healthy and well,
Susan Johnson
Chair, Congregational Care Team

April 2022


How can you support our Manor Road United Community of Faith?
1. By e-transfer from your bank to Manor Road United Church at manorroaduc@gmail.com.
2. On our website using Canada Helps, at http://manorroadunitedchurch.com/ministry/financial-giving/ . Note, 4% of your donation is used by Canada Helps for administrative costs. 
3.  By mailing a cheque to Manor Road United Church:
    Attention: Marianne Eschker
                    Manor Road United Church
                    240 Manor Road East
                    Toronto, Ontario
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