Jubilee United Church

40 Underhill Drive | Toronto, Ontario, M3A 2J5 | 416.447.6846

Welcome to Jubilee United Church

 

Jubilee United Church is an Affirming Ministry, offering welcome and companionship to all people regardless of sexual orientation or designation.

Jubilee United Church was created by the coming together of Bethesda, Donminster and Victoria Village, and most recently, St. John’s  United Churches.   Embracing the gifts of these congregations and the many individuals who have joined our community since 2000, we continue to grow. We acknowledge the sacred land upon which Jubilee United Church stands. People have been on this land for 15,000 years. This land is the territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca and most recently, the Mississaugas of the Credit River. The territory was the subject of the “Dish with One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant”, an agreement between the Iroquois Confederacy and Confederacy of the Ojibwe and allied nations to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes.

As of July 1, 2017, Jubilee United Church and St. John’s United Church are amalgamated – we became a single congregation.

Jubilee honours the legacy of St. John’s United Church and will continue to grow their ministry to the community as St. John’s becomes part of Jubilee, bringing gifts, insight, experience and wisdom, as well as a commitment to continue to grow together and share a ministry of inclusion, invitation and inspiration with the larger community.

We are very excited about our future together.

On Sunday, June 23, 2013, we celebrated together Jubilee being officially an “Affirming Ministry.”

church-prideWhat that means is that we are recognized and take responsibility for inviting, welcoming, and including all people who want to experience the love of God and ministry of Jesus Christ as expressed in our community – regardless of sexual orientation or designation.  We take on, as a ministry, the care and comfort of those marginalized and victimized by others for their identity as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgendered (LGBT) people.  As much as it is about LGBT people, it is about a wider diversity as well.  It is about inviting, welcoming, and including those who feel left out because of age, culture, or perceived / experienced abilities.  Becoming an Affirming Ministry is a celebration and commitment to embrace diversity intentionally, graciously, and compassionately – the way that Jesus did.

With your help, we will continue to be a loving, inclusive and responsible community.

We have:

  • Outreach Programs, Discussion Groups
  • Men’s Groups, Women’s Groups
  • Children’s Groups, Youth Groups
  • Bible Studies, Non-Traditional Worship

And
You are invited to join us.

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Doors Open @Jubilee today 430-630pm. A quiet place; some candles... a time for you to pray, talk with a minister, or just commune in silence. A good practice for Lent... quiet time just for you and the Divine. ...

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Come out and join us for our last Soup Tuesday of the season. Bring a friend. Hot soup, bread, coffee, tea and lots of folks with whom to chat. Help us close out winter with one last bowl of soup!! ...

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Ulterior Worship tonight @Jubilee
Monday, March 18 @835pm

Spring is only a couple of days away.
But why wait?
Let's get together tonight and feel the promise of new life;
the comfort of longer days.

Join us for a an hour of gentle worship

Benjamin Gabbay will play the piano
and Norm will lead.
It's that simple.

Join us, it's better when you're here.
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