Upcoming Events

  • Note that during this time of social distancing, all events are on hold. 
  • See past events for an overview of our regular life at St. Anne's.
  • We continue to meet online and you are warmly invited to join us.

Shaping a Just Recovery in Davenport - Wednesday, July 22, 7:00 - 8:15 p.m.

posted 2 Jun 2020, 11:54 by Gary van der Meer   [ updated 20 Jul 2020, 06:01 by Mary Lou Harrison ]

St. Anne's Anglican Church is delighted to partner with Green Wave West and the Davenport Mutual Aid Network to host a series of community conversations about what a #JustRecovery from COVID-19 might look like.

Our July 22nd online exploration, hosted on the Zoom platform, will focus on the critical issue of housing and homelessness.
Our moderator and panelists for July 22 are:

Moderator: Emily Paradis - Housing & homelessness advocate and researcher, U of T Urban Studies instructor, Co-Chair of Build A Better Bloor Dufferin

Panelist: Cheryll Case - Founder & Principal Planner, CP Planning, co-editor and author of House Divided: How the Missing Middle Will Solve Toronto's Affordability Crisis

Panelist: Daniela Mergarten - Housing activist, front-line worker, and member of the City of Toronto’s Tenant Protection Advisory Committee
There will be an opportunity for participant input via poll questions and the chat function of Zoom.

The Zoom meeting link will be sent to all registered participants 48 hours before the event. The event will start promptly at 7:00 p.m. , and the meeting room will be open by 6:45 p.m.

There is no charge to participate in this community event. Please help us spread the word by inviting others to join in the conversation

Dufferin Grove Organic Market: Neighbourhood Depot now at St. Anne's - Every Thursday!

posted 15 Apr 2020, 11:36 by Gary van der Meer   [ updated 15 Apr 2020, 19:07 ]

The Dufferin Grove Farmers' Market can not currently operate in Dufferin Grove Park so they have set up an online store and are taking orders for delivery and contactless pick up at St. Anne's!
Order online from weekly featured market vendors by Tuesday evening 11:59 p.m. Choose your pick up time (or have your items delivered).
Come to the church parking lot, to pick up your orders at your scheduled pick up time. The parking lot is located at 270 Gladstone Avenue, on the south side of the church.
If you have not supported the Dufferin Grove Market in the past, this is a great time to start. Support our local farmers and small businesses!

Messy Church Playdate: Tuesday 5:00 p.m. - SUMMER SCHEDULE

posted 7 Feb 2015, 15:15 by Gary van der Meer   [ updated 30 Jul 2020, 17:29 by Mary Lou Harrison ]

We continue to get together online! Join us for games and stories on your computer. 
  • August 11, 25 (Aug 25 is outdoor BBQ at Ministry Centre)
  • September 8, 15, 22, 29

  • Come online at 5:00 p.m.
  • Brief Check In with all participants
  • Main Activity - Changes week by week
  • Free Chatting
  • Prayer - Think about who we pray for this week
  • Check in with Parents - All parents: please stay within earshot for our gathering and then come on together at the end for your own check in.
  • Concluding by 6:15 p.m.
Here's what to do: Get the Zoom Coordinates by email. 

Send a note to wardens@saintanne.ca  if you are not on the notification list. 

*Note that we ask parents/guardians to stay nearby for the duration of Zoom Messy Church. 


    Note: See below: This is what it will look like when we are able to be back together in real life: 

    ‘Messy Church’ is our way for families to be part of our church community in a relaxed inclusive setting built around fun, creativity, hospitality, and celebration. We meet once a month. Each session includes time to run around and play, a story, a craft – and food. As our children say, "It's Church - but we can be messy."

    Plan to join us in the Ministry Centre, 276 Gladstone Ave around 5:00. We start with playing. We introduce our theme and a special activity. We take turns bringing food for a potluck supper, and sometimes we also cook together. Whether we bake bread or make soup, you'll enjoy cooking with us. Let us know if you can join us so there's enough food for everyone.

    You do not have to be a member of this church or any church to participate. Everyone is welcome.

    • 5:00-5:30 arrival
    • 6:00 supper
    • 7:15 concluding prayer

    Next Community Dinner Date: Sunday, August 16 - 5:15 p.m.

    posted 11 Nov 2012, 11:57 by Domain Administrator   [ updated 30 Jul 2020, 17:27 by Mary Lou Harrison ]


    **COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOL. DINNER IS TAKEOUT ONLY**  Please note that we will not have a sit down meal. We are providing takeout containers with a simplified menu. Extra safety protocols are in place for volunteers. 


    Please join us for our monthly Community Dinner. Come to eat, or come and help us prepare and serve the meal. We serve about 80 people a takeaway meal including meat, vegetables and cold salads in the summer.  Christianity is about service, and this activity is one of the more pleasant ways to render it to those who need a little help from us. 

    We especially welcome helpers for preparation of items beforehand. Although we are working with a limited staff during COVID, we welcome new people visiting the Community Dinner from the community each time. We are happy to train you and grateful for your assistance and support. 


    12:15 p.m. Cutting up Vegetables (the first shift)
    3:30 p.m. Cooking (the second shift)
    5:15 p.m. takeout meals are available 
    6:30 p.m. Worship service (not available currently) 
    6:45 p.m. Clean up (until 7:45) 

    Due to COVID restrictions, please line up with social distancing spacing on the walkway between the Parish Hall (651 Dufferin) and the LOFT apartment buildings. 

    • Form a line to the east into the parking lot. Food selections will be indicated on poster on the side door, place your order with the person attending the side door and the food will be brought up to you in a bag to take away or eat outside. Please be patient.

    We apologize in advance for delays in orders as the size of our volunteer group is limited by coronavirus protocol.

    • September 20, 2020
    • October 18, 2020
    • November 15, 2020

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