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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 www.ccbf.org.
The River - Season 7
Tuesdays @ 7:00pm [begins Sept 12, 2023]
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! www.theriverworship.ca.
Whitby Christian Coffeehouse
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 www.durhamfullgospelchurch.org.
The Collinsworth Family: Best of the CFAM Tour
Saturday, October 7, 2023; 6;00pm
Excitement, spiritual anointing, family-emphasis, and musical excellence are what you can expect to find when you step across the threshold of the auditorium for an Evening of Family Worship and Praise with The Collingsworth Family. Held at Global Kingdom Ministries, 1250 Markham Road, Toronto. Tickets $25 General Admission, Gold Circle and Artist Circle also available. www.thecollingsworthfamily.com.
Steve Bell in concert
Friday, October 13, 2023; 7:30pm
An evening of story and song, featuring music from Steve’s latest album, “Wouldn’t You Love to Know,” as well as Steve Bell classics and favourites. Featuring special guest Mike Janzen. Tickets $26. Held at Little Trinity Anglican Church, 425 King Street East, Toronto. Tickets available at www.stevebell.com/events Or through Little Trinity Anglican (425 King Street E | 416-367-0272 x 224). For phone orders, call Signpost Music toll-free at 1-800-854-3499.
Gospel Music Industry Hub
Monday, October 16, 2023; 7:00pm
Monday, November 20, 2023; 7:00pm
GMI Hub is a monthly gathering and networking opportunity for Christians in the music industry. The event features a panel discussion with successful gospel music industry leaders discussing the state of the gospel arts industry and sharing their experiences and knowledge. Held at 3434 Cawthra Road, Mississauga. www.gmihub.ca.
The Reunion Tour
Tuesday, October 17, 2023; 7;00pm
Featuring Kirk Franklin, Tye Tribett, Clark Sisters, David and Tamela Mann, and Israel Houghton. At the Coca Cola Coliseum in Toronto. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.
Gospel Music Industry Hub Artist Showcase
Friday, October 27, 2023; 7:00pm
Held at 3434 Cawthra Road, Mississauga. (Mississauga City Baptist Church) Featuring Kevin Adams, Jah Pickney, Andrew Gonoude, Elio Alcindor, The Hillbirds. Ticketed event: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Advance tickets go on sale October 1. www.gmihub.ca.
Rally Quake 2023
Saturday, October 7, 2023; 6:00pm
Featuring Food, Music and fundraising. Held at Life Community Church, 46 Denison Avenue East, Toronto. Free Admission.
CFX 2023 - Dallas, Texas
October 9-11, 2023
Featuring over 180 exhibiting companies and brands, The Church Facilities Expo (CFX) presents a 360-degree display of the products and services involved with the building, managing, and operation of churches today. Packed with manufacturers and service providers who know and understand the needs and challenges of churches, CFX events educate church leadership and ministry teams in the critical areas of worship technology and production, church building improvement, building projects, safety and security, communications, volunteer development, and church administration. www.churchfacilitiesexpo.com.
Career Planning Seminar
Saturday, October 28, 2023; 10:00am-4:00pm
On behalf of the IEC family, we would like to invite you to participate in this Career Planning Seminar where we aim to equip and empower youth & young adults within the GTA as they begin their career journey. Our theme for 2023 is “Plan 2 Succeed”, taken from, Proverbs 15:22, “Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers, they succeed.” Registration starts at 9:00am. (Food: Complimentary refreshments available during registration. Patties and beverages available for sale during lunch break.) Please send your questions to email@example.com or give us a call at 416- 747-7208. www.iecfamily.com.
Missions Canada/Transformative Times conference
November 3-4, 2023
The purpose of the Transformative Times Conference is to unify believers from every tribe and nation, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ to a lost and dying world, and to create and develop a Spirit-inspired, kingdom-focused, transformational movement in Canada and beyond. This is driven by the Great Commission of Jesus in Matthew 28:19, “Go and make disciples of all nations.” With featured speakers Kevin & Julia Garratt, Peter Lublink and others. Worship leaders include Matt Brouwer and Chelsea Amber. Held at Heartland Community Church, 1100 Canadian Pl, Mississauga. Free admission. www.missionscanada.org.
2023 Brampton Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
Tuesday, November 14, 2023; 6:45-8:45am
The 2023 Brampton Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will include a great breakfast with good friends, a guest speaker, enjoyable music, and, of course, prayer. It is going to be a great morning! We will be at the Pearson Convention Centre, 2638 Steeles Avenue, Brampton. Tickets for the event are $20. Hosted by the Brampton & District Ministerial Association.
2023 Grey Cup Breakfast
Saturday, November 18, 2023; 8:00am
The Athletes in Action Pro Week exists to help people have a life-changing experience with the Christian faith by working in communities associated with the Grey Cup through AIA chaplains, CFL players, wives, and coaches. The AIA Pro Week is concluded with our marquee event, the Grey Cup Breakfast. Football fans, friends, and family are given the opportunity to hear from some of the CFL’s most influential athletes, coaches, and wives, both past and present. These men and women give us a glimpse into their lives and share about the role their faith has played in creating success and handling their failures. At the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel. Tickets available online at www.greycupbreakfast.ca.
2023 Markham Prayer Breakfast
Friday, November 24, 2023; 7:00-9:00am
The Markham Prayer Breakfast is a gathering of more than 600 people. We gather to support and encourage each other in faith. We gather to pray for our leaders and the people of Markham. We gather to honour God in our community. There will be special music by Vanessa Hernandez, a message from The Right Honorable David Johnston (Former Governor General of Canada), and prayers offered. The program promises to be inspiring and faith building. Join us for a wonderful hot buffet breakfast! Dress is casual to business attire. New location: Angus Glen Golf Club! Tickets $45., only 450 seats available. www.markhamprayerbreakfast.ca.
The 2023 Oakville Prayer Breakfast
Wednesday December 6, 2023; 6:30am
Started in 1984, Oakville Prayer Breakfast has been organizing meaningful mornings of prayer and reflection every December. this year’s special guest is Executive Director of Kerr Street Mission, Gary O’Neill. Join us for another special live breakfast and an opportunity to connect and share fellowship in advance of the advent season. www.oakvilleprayerbreakfast.com.
Impactus Men’s Conference
Saturday, November 18, 2023; 8:30am-4:00pm
Presented by Impactus (formerly Promise Keepers Canada.) A one-day conference to encourage men to be steadfast in their walk with God. With speakers Steve Carter, Rick Reed, Andrew Beresford, and David Macfarlane. Pricing: Early Bird $60/Pre-event $70/Door $75. Group rates available. Held at 1550 Kerns Road, Burlington. www.impactus.org.
Theatrical release: October 27, 2023
After Death is a captivating and thought-provoking exploration into the enigmatic question that has fascinated humanity for centuries: “What happens when we die?” Through personal accounts, philosophical discussions, and scientific research, the film takes viewers on a profound journey of discovery. The film is produced by Angel Studios, the studio behind the summer blockbuster Sound of Freedom.
Journey to Bethlehem
Theatrical release: November 10, 2023
A young woman carrying an unimaginable responsibility. A young man torn between love and honor. A jealous king who will stop at nothing to keep his crown. This live-action Christmas musical adventure for the entire family weaves classic Christmas melodies with humor, faith, and new pop songs in a retelling of the greatest story ever told—the story of Mary and Joseph and the birth of Jesus. A unique new entry into the collection of holiday classic movies, this epic Christmas musical is unlike any before it. Featuring Fiona Palomo, Milo Manheim, MŌRIAH, Joel Smallbone, Lecrae, and Academy Award® Nominee Antonio Banderas www.journeytobethlehemmovie.com.
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. www.24hourworshippers.com.
40 Days for Life
September 27 to November 5, 2023
The visible, public centerpiece of 40 Days for Life is a focused, 40-day, non-stop, round-the-clock prayer vigil outside an abortion facility in your community. It is a peaceful and educational presence. Those who are called to stand witness during this 24-hour-a-day presence send a powerful message to the community about the tragic reality of abortion. www.40daysforlife.com.
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 www.alphacanada.org.
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 www.divorcecare.org.
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 www.dc4k.org.
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 www.griefshare.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.lifeworthy.ca.
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. www.puredesire.org/join-a-group.
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: email@example.com or visit www.sharingtheburdenradio.org.
2023 Feast of Tabernacles from Israel
September 29-October 6, 2023
The Online Feast of Tabernacles, presented by International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, will be available on ICEJ’s exclusive streaming platform and will include live streaming of all Feast events, plus over 80 seminar teachings and other unique online content viewable on demand. www.icej.ca.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. www.praisemoves.com.
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. www.momsinthemaking.com/ontario.
That You May Know: Encountering God in Exodus
November 16-18, 2023
In a time when nothing seems stable and under control, the Bible reminds us that the Lord will reign forever. And on November 16–18, Mary Willson Hannah, Wendy Stringer, and Angie Velasquez Thornton will unfold the message of the Book of Exodus. In this book, we come see more clearly what it means when God says, “I Am the LORD” (Exod 6:7).
Held at Morningstar Christian Fellowship, 7601 Sheppard Avenue East Scarborough. Consider joining us for a retreat or as a church. We offer group rates. ca.thegospelcoalition.org.
2023 Change Conference
October 13-14, 2023
The Change Conference vision is for every youth in Canada to hear, respond and live out the message of Jesus in their lives. The conference is geared to Junior Highs and High School-age youth. Featuring OJ the DJ, Hulvey, Brooke Nicholls, KB, Micah Mac, Sharon Witton, Andrew Beresford and more. Held at Church on the Queensway, Toronto.
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