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Canadian Christian Business Federation
Monthly Morning Meetings

Local chapters of The Canadian Christian Business Federation host monthly morning breakfast meetings for Christian business and professional leaders, men and women, in select Southern Ontario cities. For more information, or to inquire about starting a CCBF chapter in your community, visit


The River - Season 8
Tuesdays @ 7:00pm
[Starts Jan. 16, 2024]
Midweek worship has arrived in the Durham Region! You’ll find us at the Canada Christian College auditorium, 300 Water Street, Whitby.
The River exists so you can come before God in the middle of the week, leave everything else at the door, and encounter Him in a personal and meaningful way. Expect to hear your favourite current worship songs and get ready to worship. Things might get a little loud!

Whitby Christian Coffeehouse
Saturdays; 7:30-9:30pm

The Coffee House is an outreach ministry of Durham Full Gospel Church focused on spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It was established over thirty-eight years ago and is still going strong. Halfway through the evening there is a 15-minute break for refreshments and fellowship. Each night there is a different Christian group ministering through songs and testimonies of what the Lord has done in their lives. Held at 419 Brock St North, Whitby. For the current schedule of performing artists, visit

Brandon Lake: Tear Off the Roof Tour
Thursday, April 18, 2024; 7:00pm

With DOE and Jon Foreman. At Coca Cola Coliseum, Toronto.

Lift Up Praise - A Night of Worship
Saturday, April 27th, 2024; 6:30pm

Featuring: Sarah Kariuki Hatt, Anthony Aigbe, Ruth Dente, Wilmer Heights Praise Team, KGC Praise Team. This is a free event but there will be a freewill offering. Held at Wilmer Heights Baptist Church, 1687 Victoria Park Avenue, Scarborough, ON M1R 1R7. For more information please contact 647-388-2310 or

Toronto Mass Choir: Hymns Alive
May 4, 2024; 7:30pm

Featuring the Juno award-winning gospel choir performing song their new album, Hymns Alive. Appearing with the choir is a 6-piece band and guest solo performances from some of Canada’s best gospel vocalists, including Londa Larmond, Patricia Shirley, Kerroy Williams, Nicole Sinclair-Anderson and Renee Rowe. Held at Malvern Christan Assembly, 6705 Sheppard Ave. East, Scarborough. Tickets and more info available at:

Lauren Daigle: The Kaleidoscope Tour
Sunday, July 27, 2024; 7:00pm

With Blessing Offor. At Coca Cola Coliseum, Toronto. (Tickets currently sold out.)

Kingdom Bound Festival 2024
July 29-31, 2024

Three incredible days of Live Concerts, Art, Teaching and more! All with complete access to Darien Lake Amusement and Water Parks in upstate New York! Over 50 Bands, Artists and Speakers, including Cece Winans, Casting Crowns, Anne Wilson, Matt Maher, and many more. Join thousands of Christian music fans!


Vaughan Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
Thursday, April 4, 2024; 7:30-9:30am

The inaugural Vaughan Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast is a special event that aims to bring together the community of Vaughan. Join us for a morning of prayer, reflection, and fellowship. This in-person event is a wonderful opportunity to connect with fellow residents and community leaders as we come together to pray for our city and its future. Come and be inspired by the guest speakers, musical renditions and the Mayor’s address while enjoying a delicious breakfast in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The Breakfast will take place at the Bellvue Manor, 8306 Jane Street, Vaughan. (Doors open at 7am).

Mississauga Prayer Breakfast
Friday, April 19, 2024; 7:00-9:00am

Mississauga Prayer Breakfast is held in the city of Mississauga to bring churches together to pray, in unity, for the city, leaders, and country. The Mississauga Prayer Breakfast is chaired by Pastor Derek Ramkissoon of In Christ Alone Ministries. Tickets: $40. Held at The Mississauga Convention Centre, 75 Derry Road, Mississauga.

National March for Life
Thursday, May 9, 2024

The National March for Life in Ottawa, typically the largest annual protest on Parliament Hill, takes place in May to mark the passing of the 1969 omnibus bill which decriminalized abortion. Pro-lifers rally in front of our Parliament building and march through downtown Ottawa, demanding that our political representatives fight for the right to life of every human being.The National March for Life is organized by Campaign Life Coalition. The event is a forum for pro-life Canadians to demand justice for the 100,000 children who are killed in their mothers’ wombs each year across Canada. Abortion is fully funded by taxpayers for any reason or no reason at all, right up to the moment of birth.

Equip 2024 conference
May 10-11, 2024

Two days full of amazing speakers, including a special livestream sermon by Pastor Rick Warren! This event is geared towards equipping the body of Christ to make disciples of all nations. Held at Stone Church, 45 Davenport Rd, Toronto. Tickets $20.

2024 Toronto March for Life
Saturday, May 11, 2024; 11:00am-3:00pm

On Saturday, May 11th, 2024, join us in the largest city in the country and stand united with the pro-life movement against the injustice of abortion.

The Big Give
Saturday, June 1, 2024

The Big Give believes that kindness and generosity are an integral part of our Christian faith. Every year, the group mobilize churches across the country to bless their neighbourhoods through a unified day of giving extravagantly – everything is free! To find out more about having your church or ministry join in, visit

2024 Christian Music Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2024; Noon-9:00pm

Come to this one-day, multi-genre musical extravaganza and enjoy a day filled with fun and excitement. Come and experience an explosive atmosphere of praise and worship and great Gospel Music! We look forward to seeing you at Nathan Philips Square in Downtown Toronto. Admission is Free!

Jesus In The City Parade
Saturday, September 7, 2024; Noon-4pm

Festival of Praise International again joins with churches across Toronto for its annual Jesus In the City Parade. The parade starts in front of the Ontario Parliament at Queen’s Park and winds through the busiest downtown intersections of our city proclaiming the love of Jesus. Grab your comfortable shoes (it’s a 3km walk) and prep your voice for praise. To register your church or ministry to participate in the parade, call 416- 770-8699 or visit


Together for Good Marriage Workshop
Saturday, May 4, 2024; 9:00am-4:00pm

This one-day marriage workshop is your chance to reconnect, improve your communication and discover more joy for the lifetime you share!
You’ll gain new tools to strengthen the foundation of your relationship in the important areas of communication, conflict, sex and spirituality. Held at Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church, 3223 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough. Rate: $80/Couple (includes two workbooks, snacks, coffee and beverages. Lunch not included.) For information email: To register:


The Chosen - Season 4
Theatrical release extended to April 2024

Clashing kingdoms. Rival rulers. The enemies of Jesus close in while His followers struggle to keep up, leaving him to carry the burden alone. Threatened by the reality of Jesus’ growing influence, religious leaders do the unthinkable—ally with their Roman oppressors.

Unsung Hero
Theatrical release: April 26, 2024

When David Smallbone’s successful music company collapses, he moves his family from Australia to the United States in search of a brighter future. With nothing more than their six children, their suitcases, and their love of music, David (for KING + COUNTRY’s Joel Smallbone) and his pregnant wife Helen (Daisy Betts) set out to rebuild their lives from the ground up. Based on a remarkable true story, a mum’s faith stands against all odds; and inspires her husband and children to hold onto theirs.


24 Hour Worshippers Toronto

The mission of 24HW is to exalt God through worship and prayer as one body, while standing in the gap for the city, the country and the church. Worship and prayer teams from congregations in Toronto take 2-hour slots and pray through a weekend each month, starting on Friday at 7:00pm and running for 24 hours.


Alpha is an 11-week course that creates a space, online or in person, where people are excited to bring their friends for a conversation about life, faith and Jesus. The same Alpha content is run all over the world, by Christians of all traditions, and provides a common expression of faith. Over 1 million people in Canada have experienced Alpha, and millions more have taken Alpha in over 100 countries and over 100 languages around the globe. Find a local Alpha course at

DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. Find a local group at

DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K)
Are your children angry, hurt, and confused about your separation or divorce? A DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) support group is a safe, fun place where your children can learn skills that will help them heal. DC4K groups blend, games, music, stories, videos and discussion to help kids process the divorce and move forward. Groups meet weekly and are designed for children ages 5-12. Find a local group at

GriefShare is a weekly support group for those facing the loss of a loved one through death. You will be most welcomed into a warm caring environment in which you can receive hope and encouragement by relating to others who are facing similar emotions. Find a local GriefShare group at

Parents of Human Trafficking Victims: Online Support Group
First and Third Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm (Family members suffer greatly when a loved one becomes entangled in the sex trade. If you are a parent or family member of a young person exploited in this way, we offer a safe space for you to be understood. Zoom in or meet with us in person to process your feelings without fear of judgment. We also work with families, individually, to bring an end to the exploitation. Parents Hope is part of the Christian ministry of Lifeworthy - SIM Canada. For more info, please email Lynda at or visit:

Pure Desire
Pure Desire Ministries International is a biblically-based and clinically-informed ministry committed to true revival in the church through the healing of the present day epidemic of sexual brokenness. Pure Desire groups offer a roadmap to recovery from sexual addiction, betrayal, and relationship issues by providing a safe, confidential place to process your life story: learning how family of origin, traumatic experiences, and wounding messages impact relationships.

Sharing The Burden
There is Hope! Come and take life-healing steps. Addiction, anxiety, depression, co-dependency. Don’t be alone with it any longer. Group support, all welcome. email: or visit


PraiseMoves, called the Christian alternative to Yoga, is a series of stretching and strength-building postures, each linked to a verse of Scripture we focus upon while doing the posture. Classes include PraiseMoves Gold (for seniors and anyone with limited physical mobility) PraiseMoves, PraiseBarre (a fusion of PraiseMoves and Barre exercises to Power up your workout with low impact high intensity exercises) and MIRA! (dance as a celebration of Praise to the Lord.) Classes are held at Richview Church, 1548 Kipling Ave., Etobicoke. An exercise mat is recommended. Held at Richview Baptist Church, 1548 Kipling Ave, Etobicoke. Cost: Free. For more info contact: Inez Cann RN, CPI, CMI (Certified PraiseMoves and Mira Instructor) 416-237-1794 or email

Moms in the Making Christian Infertility Support Group
First and Third Tuesdays; 7:00pm

Moms in the Making exists to support and encourage women on their journey to becoming a mom by sharing the hope and truth of God’s Word. One way we accomplish this mission is by hosting in-person groups, which meet twice a month as we together focus on scripture and our hope in Jesus. Moms in the Making groups are for married women who, in partnership with their husband, are looking to expand their family. Whether you are taking a natural approach or pursuing treatments, adoption, foster care or a different route, you are welcome. The Newmarket, Ontario group which meets at 7pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month.

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