Lenten Blessings from ARISE

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Lost Pilgrims Fundraising Concert


Saturday, April 22 at 7pm  at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church (1 Greenland Road, Toronto)

Tickets are $25.00. Doors open at 6pm for Wine & Cheese (cash bar).

Lost Pilgrims play an eclectic mix of bluegrass, country, folk and rock music. Please join us for a fun evening of music together!

Members of the band are Hugh Donnelly (guitar and mandolin) Scott Cooper (banjo mandolin and guitar) David Linderman (guitar mandolin and whistles) and Stephen Kendall (bass and guitar). They all contribute vocals and hail from Toronto, Durham Region and Mississauga. Ian MacCready looks after sound and equipment.

Please let us know you are coming by emailing: eventsariseministry@gmail.com


Thank You!

A Big Thank You to the Congregations and Individuals who participated in White Gift Sunday and the Bag Packing Event.

120 Outreach Bags were lovingly packed through the donations from White Gift Sunday to support our Street-Level Outreach Ministry!

Our next bag packing event is January 14 at 2:00pm at Leaside Presbyterian Church (670 Eglinton Avenue East).


Upcoming Pretty Bag Packing Days


Please join us at one of our 2 Upcoming Pretty Bag Packing Days. These events will both take place at Leaside Presbyterian Church (670 Eglinton Avenue East).

Saturday, December 17 from 1-3pm

Saturday, January 14 from 2-4pm

For additional information please contact  Rev. Angela J. Cluney or 416-422-0510, Ex. 25. Community Service Hours are available for youth volunteers in Grade 9 and up. There will also be refreshments and a time of fellowship. We hope to see you or your congregation there for this time of sharing hope!

Book Launch 

ARISE Ministry and Leaside Presbyterian Church will be having a book launch for The Darkness and The Light on January 20 at Leaside Presbyterian Church. The event will cost $10 and will include a poetry reading, book signing and refreshments. Books will be available for sale.

Through words and poetry, creativity and passion, Angel Power has taken the pain of abuse, exploitation, and addiction and found the strength and courage to share her story.