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In response to requests made to all churches by the Provincial government, our church has suspended on-site services for the time being.

We hope to reopen soon. Please check here for future updates.


For details of our Sunday service, click here.
For details of our Wednesday meeting, click here.
For the time being, we will be holding our Sunday morning services and Wednesday evening meetings as telephone conference calls.
 
(If you are a Zoom user, it is also possible to join these services using the Zoom app. If you would prefer to do that, please send an email here requesting access.)
 
These will be informal meetings.

As usual, the Sunday services will begin at 11:00 AM Eastern Time (UTC-4) and the Wednesday evening meetings at 7:30 PM.
If you would like to join us, simply call 647-374-4685 (or any of the numbers available at (International Dial-in Numbers) before the meetings start.
  • You will be asked to enter the Meeting ID. Just enter: 4069 7319 03, followed by the # key.
  • You will also be asked for a Participant ID "if you have one". You do NOT have one. So just press # again.
  • It is possible that you will be asked for a password. This should not happen, but it is a glitch that our supplier (Zoom) is experiencing occasionally. If this happens, simply hang up and dial in again.

Once you join the call you will be temporarily placed in the "waiting room" for a short period of time. Then you will be admitted into the meeting.


If you suddenly hear a dial tone during the meeting you will know that you have been disconnected. If that happens, simply hang up and dial in again.
You will then be readmitted to the meeting.

If you hear unexpected silence during the meeting the source of the sound (the Reader?) may have inadvertantly become muted. Rest assured we are working to resolve the problem.
Wait a few moments and the sound should be restored.


On Wednesdays:

You will be muted automatically when you enter the meeting so that others cannot hear room sounds from your location.

As a courtesy to other participants, it would be helpful if you would leave yourself muted until you decide to speak, especially if you are in a noisy (sirens? dog barking?) environment.

If you decide to give a testimony, you can unmute yourself by pressing *6 on your telephone keypad before you speak.

When you finish speaking, please mute yourself (by pressing *6) again.
(Thank you for your cooperation.)

In addition, when you wish to give a testimony, please take your cell phone off "speaker mode".


After the postlude everyone will be unmuted. Feel free to greet your fellow participants.


"...Emerge gently..."
Our technical staff begs your patience and tolerance in advance. The technology is not 100% reliable and all of us (you too?) are still in learning mode.



Each Sunday morning, Christian Science churches around the world hold church services for their communities. The services are centered around a sermon comprised of a weekly Bible Lesson read from the Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Sciptures by Mary Baker Eddy. If you join us, you will find singing, music, prayer and inspiration.

We have Sunday School classes for young people up to the age of 20, where teachers and students discuss ideas related to the Bible, the challenges of daily living and God's everpresent love for man.

On Wednesday evenings we hold testimony meetings where you will hear readings from the Bible and from Science and Health based on a theme of interest to our community. In addition, some of those present will tell of healings and insights they've experienced through prayer and their study of the Bible and their progress in understanding God.

Our church holds Sunday morning church services and Sunday school at 11:00AM and Wednesday evening testimony meetings on Wednesday evenings at 7:30PM. You are always welcome to join us.

Our Sunday School is also continuing "virtually" during these times. If you know anyone under the age of 20 who would like to participate, get in touch with us at superintendent@firstchurchtoronto.com

On Thanksgiving Day in Canada (October 12th, 2020) we will hold a Thankgiving Service at 10:30AM.


At a Glance:
Sunday Service - 11:00AM
Sunday School - 11:00AM
Wednesday Evening Meeting - 7:30PM
Thankgsgiving Day Service - 10:30AM


Free parking is always available in our parking lot during our services. Limited on-street parking is also available in the area.

 

Other Christian Science churches and societies in the Toronto area:

Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
28 Hendon Avenue (one block north of Finch Avenue, one block west of Yonge Street; near the Finch TTC station)
[You will find a map of this location here.]
Phone: 416-488-4343
Sunday Service - 10:30AM
Sunday School - 10:30AM
Wednesday Evening Meeting - 7:30PM

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
4480 Eglinton Ave, West (at Islington Ave). [You will find a map of this location here.]
Phone: 416-236-4816
Sunday Service - 10:30AM
Sunday School - 10:30AM
Wednesday Evening Meeting - 7:30PM

Christian Science Society, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
3154 Kingston Rd in the Rockwood Plaza. [You will find a map of this location here.]
Phone: 416-261-1936
Sunday Service - 10:30AM
Sunday School - 10:30AM
Wednesday Evening Meeting - 7:30PM


See our directory for information about other Christian Science churches and societies in Ontario or elsewhere in the world:

 





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