South West Presbytery

"Welcome to South West Presbytery in

Toronto Conference of The United Church of Canada"
"South West Presbytery exists to collaborate in the work of Christ through

communities of faith and mission who follow the living God

into the neighbourhoods within Presbytery bounds and

beyond, offering hope, peace, justice, and love."

Next Presbytery Meeting

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Call to order at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Royal York Road United Church, 851 Royal York Road, Etobicoke, ON, M8Y 2E3

Missed the last meeting? Check out the Highlights.

Upcoming Presbytery Meetings (Some Locations Still to be Determined)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. – Humber Valley United Church
Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. – TBD
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. – TBD

Coordinating Council Meetings, Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Coordinating Council meetings begin at 9:30 a.m. with refreshments and the call to order is at 10:00 a.m. All meetings will be held at the South West Presbytery office 65 Mayall Avenue, Toronto unless otherwise indicated.

October 7, 2015
November 4, 2015
December 2, 2015
February 3, 2016
March 2, 2016
April 6, 2016
May 4, 2016
June 1, 2016


Re-Placing Church: Reconciliation In The Watershed – Cancelled

Unfortunately due to low registration Watershed workshop has been cancelled. The organizers are planning to reproduce their materials into a resource format and will have copies available when they are ready. If you would be interested in this material please contact Susie Henderson.

Refresh! A Weekend on Revitalization

October 30 & 31, 2015

Rev. Molly Phinney Baskette will be leading our 2nd Refresh! Event. Molly is the minister of Sommerville United Church of Christ in Massachusetts. She has lead the congregation from a near-death experience to a new vitality and growth. Molly's book, Real Good Church, describes the path her congregation took.

The weekend involves 3 sessions:

On Friday October 30 (2:00-4:30) Molly will meet with ministers to talk heart-to-heart about their leadership roles in revitalization. That event will be at the Presbytery Office. (cost $25.00).

The other events will be open for all people from congregations:

Friday evening: 7:00-9:30 "The Story of Revitalization"
Saturday morning: 9:00-12:00 "Principles of Revitalization"

Both of these events will take place at Westway United Church, 8 Templar Drive Map.

The cost of the public events is $50.00 for the first participant from a pastoral charge, $30.00 for the 2nd and &30036;15.00 for each additional participant.

To register, e-mail Donna Rutz.

Refresh! Is sponsored by presbytery's Mission: Present-Future Team, with collaboration from the Centre for Church Development and Leadership (TUCC).

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Building an Intercultural Community

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Location: Westway United Church

To Register: Donna Rutz at

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Location: Westway United Church, 8 Templar Drive Map.

For more information please contact Rev. Dong-Chun Seo.

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