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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


Gospel Music Industry Hub
Mondays; 7:00pm

GMI Hub Online is a weekly meeting and webcast of panel meetings with successful gospel music industry leaders discussing the state of the gospel arts industry and sharing their experiences and knowledge.

The River Worship
Tuesdays @ 7:00pm
[Season Nine begins May 28th]
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

Glory to God: A Night of Worship with Brooke Nicholls
Ontario Dates: May 9-19, 2024

Join Brooke Nicholls and special guests for a Night of Worship in select Ontario cities. See page 10 for a list. Tickets and info at

Heart of Worship Workshop
Friday June 7, 2024 at 7:00-8:30pm

Come join us for an evening filled with music, inspiration, and community at Islington Evangel Centre. These workshop are designed for all music lovers, whether you’re a seasoned worship leader or just starting out. Dive deep into the heart of worship through interactive sessions, and hands-on activities. Connect with like-minded individuals and grow in your passion for worship thru dance, vocals, drumming, spoken word or the book of Psalms. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enrich your musical journey and strengthen your faith. See you there! Register at

Rise Up: A Night of Praise and Worship!
Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 5:30pm

Join us for an uplifting evening of music, prayer, and community at Islington Evangel Centre. Let’s come together to praise and worship in a spirit of unity and joy. The evening featuring dance ministries and praise teams from various GTA churches. Keynote speaker will be our very own Senior Pastor Prince Okechukwu.
The night will feature Gospel Choirs such as the Power of Sound Ministries and The Reynolds Sisters, worship dances by ServeCity Dance Ministry and United Sisters in Christ and so much more. Our God will truly be glorified!
Free admission with non perishable food item for the local food banks and we are accepting love offering as well.
Come as you are and let’s lift our voices in celebration together. Let us know you are coming by registering at

2024 Toronto Christian Music Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2024; 1:00pm-10:30pm

The Christian Music Festival is a celebration of freedom and faith, led by diverse and multi-ethnic groups of Christian musicians from a variety of churches and cultures expressed in music, drama and the arts. This annual celebration is a platform for the Christians in Canada to celebrate their faith freely and publicly without any fear or reservations. Sadly, there are almost 100 million people in the world today who are denied this precious freedom. Become a part of this incredible move of God in our great city. Held at Nathan Phillips Square, Free admission.

Monday, July 1, 2024; 1:00pm-10:00pm

A FREE Canadian Gospel Music Festival featuring live performances from a variety of Canadian Gospel/Christian Music artists including: The Torchmen, The 8th Line, Kevin Adams and Voices of Praise, Andrew Martin, Adrian Prince, RayTo, and more! Plus Food Trucks and fun for the whole family! Held at 3434 Cawthra Road, Mississauga.

Petra: Best for Last Tour
Saturday, July 6, 2024; 7:00pm

Held at 1536 The Queensway, Toronto.

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

With Blessing Offor. At Coca Cola Coliseum, Toronto.

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!


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. The National March for Life is organized by Campaign Life Coalition.

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.

Toronto Prayer Breakfast - Online Premiere
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Watch the online premiere of the 2024 Toronto Prayer Breakfast. Debuting on the TPB’s YouTube channel. Featuring worship by the Tyndale Singers, Prayers for the City led by Pastor Donnie Persaud, Remarks from Mayor Olivia Chow, and Guest Spekaer Rev. Desiree Sills.

Rise Up Canada presents Dr. Jonathan Cahn
Various Dates and locations - May 2024

Dr. Cahn is a leading voice on Bible Prophecy, and the bestselling author of The Harbinger, The Oracle, and The Dark Trinity.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024; 7:00pm
Canada Christian College,
300 Water Street, Whitby.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024; 7:00pm
Faith Alive Christian Centre,
3595 Nashua Drive, Mississauga.

Thursday, May 16, 2024; 7:00pm
Rivers of Life Church,
9111 Keele Street, Concord.

Friday, May 17, 2024; 7:00pm
Malvern Christian Assembly,
6705 Sheppard Avenue, Scarborough.

Saturday, May 18, 2024; 6:30pm
Redeemer University,
777 Garner Road East, Ancaster.

Events are free of charge (freewill offering will be taken.)

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

The Timothy Conference: Igniting This Generation
June 12-15, 2024

The Bill Prankard Evangelistic Association is hosting this Timothy Conference for you. Revival that is breaking out everywhere and we want you to be ready! We have assembled some of the most outstanding ministries for a time of mentoring, impartation and Holy Ghost outpouring that we believe can ignite all generations. Prepare your heart to be transformed! With speakers Bill Prankard, Jacob Walda, Roberts Liardon, John Arnott and Terry Pearsons. Held at Catch the Fire, 272 Attwell Drive, Toronto. Cost: $50 includes 6 daytime sessions. Free evening services. Fore more information and to register, visit

Jesus In The City: 25th Anniversary Gala
Friday, July 12, 2024; 7:00pm

Enjoy an elegant evening of dining, live entertainment, auctions, awards and more, celebrating 25 years of Jesus in the City. At the Canada Event Centre, 300 Water Street, Whitby. Tickets: $125.

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


Unsung Hero
In select theatres now

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.

In select theatres now

Starring Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning Greg Kinnear, and Terry Chen, Sight is based on the true story of Dr. Ming Wang, a poor Chinese immigrant who defies all odds to become a world-renowned eye surgeon in the United States. Set in 1970s rural China, a young Ming faces persecution and despair at every turn; but with the support of his dedicated family and his own unwavering determination, he finds his way to America, attends Harvard and MIT, and helps develop an innovative technology that restores sight in millions.


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.

2nd Annual Women of Faith Expo
Saturday May 18, 2024; 2:00pm-5:00pm

You are invited to the Women of Faith Expo, where we celebrate the strength, courage and resilience of women who stand firm in their faith. Join us we come to uplift, inspire, and empower one another on our journey of faith. Prepare to be blessed by a dynamic group of guest speakers to delve deeper into discussions about, faith, identity in Christ, purpose, belonging and community, knowing that we are stronger and better together. May this expo be a time of renewal, growth, and transformation.
Free admission and light refreshments. Held at the Ellesmere Community Centre, 20 Canadian Road, Toronto. To register, visit, Word of Life Ministries Women’s Department. For more info, email

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