- Congregational Meeting – June 4 (1 June 2023)
You are invited to join the Congregation’s Annual Budget Meeting. It will be hybrid: in-person at OCI and on Zoom. Registration will begin at 11:45 a.m.; the meeting will start at 12:30 pm.
The main business of the meeting will be: consider a motion that removes the restriction that a member must be 18 years old to vote; read the background to this motion here. to approve the 2023-24 budget; elect members to the Board and Nominating Committee (see biographies below); hear an update on Project 473 Renovation; To vote in the meeting, you must be a member of the congregation and have made an identifiable financial contribution, ...
- Looking for your tax receipt for 2022? (23 February 2023)
Please check your inbox for an email with the subject “Your giving statement from First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto.” The emails were sent on February 23 at about 1:15 pm. If we didn’t have your email address, we will send the receipt by paper mail. If you have questions or issues, please contact Donations@nullFirstUnitarianToronto.org
- Congregational Annual Fall Meeting (1 November 2022)
The Nov 6 meeting will be
online only on Zoom: FirstUnitarianToronto.org/zoomFallMeeting. Registration will begin at noon; the meeting will start at 12:30 pm. The main business of the meeting will be to approve the audited financial statements for the last fiscal year and vote on the Project 473 Renovation Budget; other general updates will also be shared. To vote in the meeting, you must be a member of the congregation and have made an identifiable financial contribution, of any amount, to operating expenses in the last 12 months. For more information check the latest First Light publication, or contact the President of ...
- Congregational Vote – November 6 (13 October 2022)
Save the date, Sunday, November 6, 2022, for an important congregational meeting to be held on Zoom and in person at Oakwood Collegiate. The congregational meeting will start after the regular Sunday service.
We will decide whether to go ahead with the proposed renovations to our new new home at 473 Oakwood Ave.
Members may vote if they have made an identifiable financial contribution to our congregation’s operations within the past twelve months.
- Congregational Conversation – September 18 (11 September 2022)
Sunday, September 18 is the first time that we will be meeting in the auditorium at Oakwood Collegiate Institute, 991 St. Clair Ave. West, at the corner of St Clair West and Oakwood Ave. Please plan to join an important Congregational Conversation after service on September 18, to learn about and discuss the latest cost estimates for the renovation of 473 Oakwood, options for funding the project, and choices to be considered. This meeting will be in hybrid format (onsite and online). Presentation Package (please read before meeting)
- Visit us on September 11 at our new home (8 September 2022)
We are looking forward to resuming in-person services with a service at 473 Oakwood for one Sunday only, September 11, 2022! The service will be held at the back of the building. We’ll be under the covered space on the Robina Avenue side, where there is a very small parking lot. Stay after the service for an in-person Guided Tour of 473 Oakwood. Sign up for a tour time when you get there. Children are welcome on the tour with a supervising adult. Please note that the basement and second floors are not currently accessible for people using mobility devices. (They ...
- Saying goodbye to our home on St Clair in June 2022 (28 April 2022)
Our last in-person service at 175 St Clair West was held on Sunday, June 5, 2022. Our stained glass tower was dismantled and put into storage soon after. We moved out of this building at the end of June. We will move into our new home at 473 Oakwood Ave in early 2024. In the meantime, we will hold online services for the summer and move to hybrid services (in-person and online) starting in September at Oakwood Collegiate Institute.
- Christmas Carols from our choir (18 December 2021)
Watch members of the Toronto First Unitarian Choir sing O Come All Ye Faithful and Joy to the World.
Members recorded themselves individually and were then combined for this video, which was recorded for Christmas 2020.
- Our Holiday Services (17 December 2021)
Please join us online for our holiday services: Solstice Vespers: Monday, December 21 at 7 pm. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service: Friday, December 24 at 7 pm.
If you would like to sing along with our Resident Musicians, you can access the lyrics to the carols. More information at Connect to our Online Services. Note that there will be no service on Sunday, December 26. Watch the Toronto First Unitarian Choir sing O Come All Ye Faithful and Joy to the World (recorded for Christmas 2020)