“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.”

– Henry Rollins

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Sunday Worship Schedule 

Sunday September 18, Regular Worship
Sunday, September 25, Regular Worship
Sunday October 2, Regular Worship
Sunday October 9, Regular Worship

SAVE THE DATE: September 17th Davisville Neighbour-to-Neighbour Back-to-School Clothing Swap (co-hosted by works-in-progress collective)

With kids heading back to school, you may find that their clothes no longer fit.  We are all in the same situation, so we are organizing a neighbourhood (Covid safe) clothing swap. Here’s how it works: kids in your household outgrown their clothes? Keep the kids, pass on those clothes to others in your neighbourhood! Need some clothes for quick-growing kids? We’ll have lots to choose from – come fill your bags and keep clothes with life left in them in circulation as long as we can! NEW THIS FALL-ADULT (or older kid) SIZES, which will all be hohosted at Glebe Road United Church (20 Glebe Road East) AND a repair upcycle advice station, where you can find out how to keep the clothes you love on your back or become something new.

The swap will be held in yards in the Davisville/Mt. Pleasant area all within walking distance of Glebe Road United and  June Rowlands park (one size/yard). Volunteers needed to make this a success! You don’t need a yard to host. Please reach out ASAP if you have questions or want to take part as a donor, swapper, or host. Come participate in the local, circular economy (and have some fun) 

Location: Neighbourhood yards across the Davisville area + Glebe Road United Church
Date: Saturday September 17, 2021
(Raindate: Sunday September 18, 2021)
Time: 11am-2pm
Cost: FREE (fill a bag for $5 or pay what you can)
Items: gently used clothing and shoes all sizes
Info & Sign-upDavisville Back-to-School Kids’ Clothing Swap or email us at: works.in.progressto@gmail.com
Contact: Tanya Murdoch at: works.in.progressto@gmail.com

Works-in-Progress is an eco-artist collective with roots in Toronto and Hamilton. We make art out of garbage, co-host swaps, and hold workshops. We use recycled materials in art making because reclaiming and up-cycling inspires creativity. After facilitating clothing swaps in Toronto for a couple of years, we hosted a successful pandemic safe swap last fall and want to build on that success with another local swap in Davisville September 17th in partnership with a swap in the Moss Park neighbourhood on September 24 as well. 


When: Saturday October 1, 2022 from 11 AM – 1 PM
Where: On the lawn at Glebe Road United Church

Bring your pets and your stuffies for a special blessing of the animals on the lawn at Glebe Road United Church. We will be having live music, contests with prizes, and a book sale to support the Glebe Road United Refugee fund.

If you have books to add to the book sale, please bring them by the church office in the weeks prior to the event!

In the event of rain, the event will move to the Larkman Room of the church. The parking lot door is closest to the Larkman room, and is accessible to all.

Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/5579673942088886

Save the Date — Saturday October 29, 7:30 PM

Come Together for a night with the Beatles!

General Admission: 25$
Family rate: 40$  

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Building God’s Beloved Community

If you are new or newish to the Christian faith, interested in learning more about membership in The United Church of Canada or if you want to re-discover the faith you grew up with, think about joining our book study beginning this Fall. We will be reading “Building God’s Beloved Community: Discipleship in The United Church of Canada.” This book was written primarily with those new to the church in mind (the language is very accessible) yet is still relevant for wherever you are in your faith journey. The book features contributions from a wide theological and cultural spectrum within The United Church of Canada. 

We will be reading this book of the course over 14 weeks (one short chapter per week). You can come every week or choose which week  and topics are of interest to you (the chapters on spiritual practices and Indigenous spiritual heritages may be of particular interest). 

Read the introduction to the book here.

‘“All of us are called by God to grow in our faith and to serve the church, each in different ways.” – Taylor Croissant, Building God’s beloved Community 

Copies of the book can be purchased here or contact our office at gleberoadunited@rogers.com to borrow a copy in ebook or hard copy format. 

Schedule – Tuesdays 7-8 PM, Starting October 4

Week 1 – Theology: God, the Trinity, Humankind and Sin
Week 2 – The Story of Jesus of Nazareth
Week 3 – Jesus the Christ
Week 4 – The Bible: What is It? Where Did it Come From?
Week 5 – The Authority of the Bible and Our Interpretation of it
Week 6 – The Theology of the Church
Week 7 – The Sacraments: Baptism and Holy Communion
Week 8 – The History of Christianity: The Early, Medieval, and Early Modern Periods
Week 9 – Christianity in Canada and Abroad from the 18th to Early 20th Centuries
Week 10 – Church History: The United Church of Canada
Week 11 – Worship in The United Church of Canada
Week 12 – Spiritual Practice in the United Church of Canada
Week 13 – How we Decide Things: Polity and Governance in The United Church of Canada
Week 14 – Indigenous Spiritual Heritage within The United Church Church of Canada

North Toronto Cluster Events

Check out what is happening through the cluster https://www.ntcnow.ca/events. Events this spring include Bible for Busy People, Responding to Canada’s Overdose Crisis – Facts & Actions Seminar, Stories of My Life and our own Junefest!



If you have a prayer request to be included as part of our weekly worship or if you wish Cynthia to pray for you or others in her personal devotions please send your requests to prayer@gleberoadunited.org. To ensure confidentiality only Cynthia has access to this email.

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Donations and Questions

Please contact our Treasurer at treasurer@gleberoadunited.org if you need any information on donations or have any inquiries about Glebe’s finances.

Your contribution to the Offering can be made by e-Transfer to Glebe Road United Church using email treasurer@gleberoadunited.org OR by mailing a cheque to the Glebe Road United Church address OR by completing the PAR form.

We are thankful for your gifts of time, talent and treasure which help us all to experience, celebrate and share God’s love. Please continue to give as you can, within your means.