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Dec 15

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It’s Christmas Day!

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in – Leonard Cohen Walking through one of the furniture stores at the Shops on Don Mills, I was surprised to see this quote from Leonard Cohen posted on the wall. The store […]

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Dec 15

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Advent Week Four: Still Waiting

Well we’re almost there. In just four more sleeps we’ll wake up to that day we’ve all been waiting for. Christmas Day! It’s the day when Christians celebrate the birthday of the savior of the world. But we’re not there yet. We still have waiting to do. We still have time to prepare for that […]

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Dec 15

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Advent Week Three: Praying Through

As we enter the third of four Advent weeks leading up to the big day, and as we continue our focus on the core value of ‘Intimacy with God’, I have been reflecting a lot about the very personal nature of this core value. Being close to God starts with us first and foremost. Then […]

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Dec 15

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Advent Week Two: Shuffling Closer to God

As we enter the second of four weeks of Advent leading up to the big day, and as we continue our focus on the core value of ‘Intimacy with God’, I am reminded of the events surrounding the Santa Shuffle that happened this past weekend. As a reminder, Advent is the season in our Christian […]

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Nov 15

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Advent Week One: Intimacy with God

As we enter the final month of 2015 we will focus on the last of our Salvation Army core values; Intimacy with God. And as this is the first week of Advent, I will attempt to marry these 2 themes. Advent is the season of four weeks leading up to Christmas. In the Christian calendar, […]

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Nov 15

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Cooperation – Kits for the Future

In 2016 we think our Toronto shelters will help around 400 women and men find their own apartments and move out of our shelters. That excites us! But we want to make sure we do as much as we can to ensure that the people we help to house can turn that housing into a […]

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Nov 15

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Video: Citypak helping those in need with supplies, healthcare and support

Find out how the Citypak project is helping those in need and giving them much more than just a bag. Click here for video.   COMMENTS All comments are anonymous unless you wish to leave your name in the message itself. Thanks!

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Nov 15

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Cooperation – Checking the Lobster Traps

“Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Last week I met with a Salvation Army officer to chat about a theological question that interests us both. We don’t ...

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Five Shelters

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Oct 15

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Toronto Housing and Homeless Supports 2014 Annual Report

Introducing Toronto Housing and Homeless Supports 2014 Annual Report   COMMENTS All comments are anonymous unless you wish to leave your name in the message itself. Thanks!

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Oct 15

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Relevance – Part Two

Well, today is the day of Canada’s 42nd election since confederation. It’s a very tight race and, after 79 days of campaigning, is still too close to call. Whoever the Prime Minister of Canada is tomorrow will be charged with the responsibility of providing leadership to this great country or ours. Our votes matter. We […]

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