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Christmas 2020

While our Christmas festivities will look different this year, we will still celebrate our Saviour Jesus.

You can click here to see our upcoming Sunday service series.


December 24, 6:30 pm: Christmas Eve Family Candlelight Service – Christ: Christmas in a Pandemic? (selected Scriptures) So many things about this season are different. The message stays the same but is even more illuminating and relevant. Joy to the world and hope to face tomorrow. Experience this service in a virtual community, engaging children, families and everyone with the story of the Saviour’s birth. (Come gather with friends, family and neighbours on the lawn of our church for some hot apple cider and light refreshments at 7:45 pm.)


Sunday, December 6, 7:00 pm: Olde Fashioned Christmas – An online presentation including footage from different members of our church.


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During the holidays, the following programs will not be meeting:

  • Kids Online: December 25-January 1
  • Youth Group: December 18-January 1
  • Bible Study: December 23-31


Wednesday, December 2, 7:00pm: Holidays and Hope – An online service for those missing someone at Christmas with. We’re pleased to feature the wise words of Dr. Bill Webster (grief counsellor and author), Pastor Jim Sanderson (religious guide) and the beautiful voice of Mary Bella as we welcome the Christmas season. RSVP at ridleyfuneralhome.com.

Special Christmas Services and Events

Along with our services, there are other events for you to participate in the celebration of Christmas. We’d encourage you to join some of these.
Etobicoke-Lakeshore Santa Clause Parade
Date: Saturday, December 3
Time: 10:00 AM

For more information: 
www.lakeshoresantaclausparade.com
 
13th Annual Mimico by the Lake Tree Lighting
Date: Sunday, December 4
Time: 4:30 – 6 PM

Location: Mimico Square (foot of Mimico Ave & Lakeshore Blvd W)
Bring a handmade decoration for the tree.
 
Holidays and Hope – Candlelight Service of Remembrance.
Date: Wednesday, December 7
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Assembly Hall (Kipling and Lakeshore)
A service sponsored by Ridley Funeral Home and led by Pastor Jim Sanderson for those grieving a loss at Christmas.
 
Christmas in Mimico Community Carol Concert
Date: Sunday, December 11
Time: 3:00-4:00 pm
Location: Mimico Presbyterian Church (119 Mimico Ave at Royal York Ave)
Local musicians and choirs gather to celebrate Christmas with beautiful music! Join in for sing along carols and hear professional soloists. Tickets and details available soon at 
mimicochildrenschoir.com.