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06 Apr

Women’s Breakfast

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, there was a great turnout for the SMSV Women’s Ministry  breakfast hosted by Tasoni Sandra and Tasoni Amira.  Mariam Botros, our guest speaker, gave a riveting talk on ‘Owning Our Faith: A Woman’s Perspective’. SMSV’s women enjoyed  breakfast, prayer and worship, discussions, and fellowship. Next event will be Saturday, June…

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26 Feb

“Have an Opinion” CREW Series 2019

The CREW Young Adults Fellowship held a very engaging series entitled “Have an Opinion” in January and February 2019. This series discussed many searching issues that our young adults are interested in. The topics presented were Medically Assisted Suicide / End of Life Decisions, Caring for the Environment, Christians and Politics, Legalization of Marijuana, and…

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09 Feb

Baptism of Gabriel Eli Nakhla

Congratulations to Nancy and Emmanuel Nakhla for the baptism of their son Gabriel Eli on Saturday, February 9th, 2019. May God bless their family.

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03 Feb

Good Shepherd Casserole 2019

On Sunday, February 3, 2019, the church collected and delivered 75 casseroles to the Good Shepherd Centre.  Every single day of the year, the Good Shepherd serves more than 1,000 meals to feed the homeless and needy in downtown Toronto. We thank God that we were able to contribute to that great need.To sign up…

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03 Feb

Lunar New Year Celebration 2019

Here at SMSV, a ministry of love, integration, and outreach, one of our missions as a multicultural church is to minister to diverse members of the body of Christ from every nation, tongue, tribe, and language. So as we continue to embrace new members from different cultural backgrounds, we celebrated lunar new year together on Sunday, February…

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02 Feb

Men’s Ministry Breakfast 2019

On Saturday February 2, 2019, Men’s Ministry hosted their quarterly breakfast meeting and focused on the theme, “Owning My Faith and Passing it to My Children” by speaker Paul Leslie. Along with the delicious gourmet breakfast, Paul helped us find different ways to personalize our faith, how to communicate our faith between generations and how…

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19 Jan

The Harvest Ministry 2019

On January 19, 2019, The Harvest ministry held a spiritual revival day. The theme of the day was about: Fishers of men (Matthew 4:19). The group discussed what it means to follow Christ (The Invitation to Follow), and what it takes to serve Him (The Invitation to Serve). In addition to the topics presented, the…

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04 Jan

SMSV Arts Night 2019

The first ever SMSV Arts Night took place on Friday, January 4, 2019, an event that brought together artists of all kinds for the glory of God and opened the doors of the church to the community. Musicians, singers, poets, writers, and visual artists showcased their creative work, expressing the artistry of our Creator, their…

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31 Dec

New Year’s Celebration 2019

It has become our custom to come together on New Year’s Eve to give thanks to our Lord for a prosperous and blessed year that passed and to pray for a safe and joyful year to come where we can grow spiritually together. Throughout the evening, we enjoyed time of praise, scripture reading, Kiahk hymns,…

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30 Dec

Baptism of Lucas Wasilewski

Congratulations to Michael and Marina Wasilewski for the baptism of their son Lucas on Sunday, December 30th, 2018. May God bless their family.

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18 Dec

Crew Christmas Celebration 2018

On Tuesday, December 18th, CREW’s 2018 Christmas celebration was a blast! We were so lucky and blessed to have a great night of fellowship, food and games. We will never know who our Fibbage champion is or who rallied the longest that night, but we do know that there’s no such things as too much…

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09 Dec

The Rock Christmas Celebration 2018

On December 9, 2018, the Rock Ministry held a Christmas celebration for the young couples. The celebration started with a meditation about the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and the virtues of our mother St. Mary. This was followed by an ice breaker and a team-building activity, where the different couples competed…

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09 Dec

Christmas Dinner for the Homeless – writeup and pic

On Sunday, December 23, 2018, a group of SMSV servants cooked and served Christmas dinner to individuals at St. John the Compassionate Mission at Broadview and Dundas. Two of our members from the worship team also came to sing Christmas hymns during the two dinner settings. Over 100 people were served. Each person was given…

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08 Dec

Roots Breakfast with Santa 2018

On Saturday December 8th, 2018 the Roots Ministry hosted their first annual Breakfast with Santa at SMSV. The event was organized to bring the community together to commemorate this blessed time of year. We are thankful to have started the day with a divine liturgy, which was prayed by H.G. Bishop Angaelos, visiting from the…

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08 Dec

Visit of H.G. Bishop Angaelos 2018

We were blessed by the joyful visit of our beloved H.G. Bishop Angaelos of London on December 8, 2018. Following the Divine Liturgy, His Grace joined our Breakfast with Santa Christmas celebration with our children. This was followed by a spiritual meeting with the congregation in which His Grace spoke about the blessings of Nativity…

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