AA and the 12 Step Program have saved millions of lives but are not equally effective for all people. There are many ways to get and stay sober. Come and explore 12 Step Spiritualty and beyond. This evening is meant for anyone seeking to understand more either for themselves or for others they may be supporting.
Facilitators: Rev Sam Morris, Jules Chiasson, Lisa Marshall
Date: Wednesday May 8 7-9 pm
A key foundation stone of MCC Toronto is our commitment to praying and working for Peace and Justice. Come and engage with a panel of MCC Toronto leaders representing Refugee Support, Trans and Gender Rights, Healing Racism, Mental Health awareness, Poverty and Housing Advocacy. You will hear about what is happening and have a chance to participate in a lively discussion.
Facilitators: Panel of MCC Toronto Justice and Peace Leaders
Date: Wednesday May 17 7-9 pm
Using examples from the Bible, the Civil Rights Movement, faith-based work against Apartheid, Ecumenical work opposing oppressive regimes, MCC Toronto’s work to bring about LGBTQ+ rights and legislation for same-sex marriage, Trans-and gender-based equity and other social issues, we will explore Biblical and Historical roots of Justice and Peace.
Facilitators: Wendy McGowan, Jim Marshall and MCC Toronto Social Justice Committee
Date: Wednesday May 10 7-9 pm
Join teacher Lynn Heath and students of East Alternative School for a performance of Courageous Voices, the first class in our Justice and Peace mini-series. Using quotes and portraits from their favourite social change heroes and heroines, students create a brilliant performance featuring some of the greatest words ever spoken. Takes place in the MCC Toronto Church sanctuary.
Facilitators: Lynn Heath and students of East Alternative School
Date: Wednesday May 3, 7-9 pm
Fee: Suggested $10 donation