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TUMC On Air

TUMC On Air

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TUMC is an inclusive and affirming Christian community in the Mennonite-Anabaptist “peace church” tradition. We aspire to be a family of faith that welcomes people with diverse backgrounds and stories, worshipping together and supporting one another, while following Christ’s example in working for peace and justice in our urban context.

TUMC On Air seeks to provide a restful, spiritual experience of contemplation, prayer, and worship. If you would like to join us for our regular Zoom Sunday services, or share a prayer request with a pastor, you can find contact information through tumc.ca.
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Picture it 2: Clay
Welcome to TUMC On Air, from Toronto United Mennonite Church. Picture it! Peter talks with Dora about her experiences crafting clay. We read Isaiah 64:8 and the poem “To Weavers Everywhere” by Marchiene Rienstra, along with music from our community and a time of contemplation and prayer. You are very welcome to join our community as we gather this summer, meeting in person and online at 10am on Sundays (except July 31 and August 14). Check our website tumc.ca for more information. Toronto United Mennonite Church (TUMC) is an inclusive and affirming Christian community in the Mennonite-Anabaptist “peace church” tradition. We aspire to be a family of faith that welcomes people with  diverse backgrounds and stories, worshipping together and supporting one another, while following Christ’s example in working for peace and justice in our urban context. TUMC worships and works in the Indigenous territories of the Mississauga, Haudenosaunee, and Wyandot nations.
24:59
July 29, 2022
Picture It 1: Trees walking around
Welcome to TUMC On Air, from Toronto United Mennonite Church. Picture it! Michele and Peter explore the story of gradual healing in Mark 8:22-26, keeping their eyes open for meaningful signs. With music from our community and a time of contemplation and prayer, we launch our summer series exploring art in worship. You are very welcome to join our community as we gather this summer, meeting in person and online at 10am on Sundays (except July 3, July 31, and August 14). Check our website tumc.ca for more information. Toronto United Mennonite Church (TUMC) is an inclusive and affirming Christian community in the Mennonite-Anabaptist “peace church” tradition. We aspire to be a family of faith that welcomes people with  diverse backgrounds and stories, worshipping together and supporting one another, while following Christ’s example in working for peace and justice in our urban context. TUMC worships and works in the Indigenous territories of the Mississauga, Haudenosaunee, and Wyandot nations.
19:56
July 01, 2022
Blue Christmas
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Welcome to TUMC On Air, from Toronto United Mennonite Church. Many churches offer a Blue Christmas service as a way to confirm that those who experience grief, loss, and sorrow are welcome within the annual celebration of Christmas. Christmas is not a simple story of joy and light, but it can be easy to forget the complexities of this season. This service was created by Carol Penner, adapted by Michele Rae Rizoli, and read by Peter Haresnape. Music & Readings A Time of Water, Daniel Herskedal Psalm 142: 5, 6 Psalm 44: 23 - 26 Lullay Thou Little Tiny Child (The Coventry Carol), Loreena McKennitt Psalm 10: 1 Isaiah 40: 1 - 5, The Message We Are Not Alone, Laudate Mennonite Ensemble How Can I Keep from Singing, Audrey Assad You are very welcome to join our community as we gather online and in person. See our website tumc.ca to learn how to access Sunday morning services. Toronto United Mennonite Church is an inclusive and affirming Christian community in the Mennonite-Anabaptist “peace church” tradition. We aspire to be a family of faith that welcomes people with diverse backgrounds and stories, worshipping together and supporting one another, while following Christ’s example in working for peace and justice in our urban context.
26:44
December 01, 2021
Be At Rest 3: Spurnings & Salutations
Welcome to TUMC On Air, from Toronto United Mennonite Church. Be At Rest with us! Join Pastors Michele & Peter in this time of prayer and contemplation, with music from our community, and discussion of the story recounted in Mark 10:13-23, as Jesus responds to some of those who come to him with their needs. You are very welcome to join our community as we gather online this summer, and as we navigate changing possibilities around gathering. See our website tumc.ca to learn how to access Sunday morning services, for now via Zoom. Toronto United Mennonite Church is an inclusive and affirming Christian community in the Mennonite-Anabaptist “peace church”  tradition. We aspire to be a family of faith that welcomes people with diverse backgrounds and stories, worshipping together and supporting one another, while following Christ’s example in working for peace and justice in our urban context.
27:12
August 31, 2021
Be At Rest 2: Storm & Solitude
Welcome to TUMC On Air, from Toronto United Mennonite Church. Be At Rest with us, sink into a time for contemplation and prayer, with music from our community, and conversation between Pastors Michele & Peter on the gripping story of Jesus walking on water in Mark 6:45-56. You are very welcome to join our community as we gather online this summer. See our website tumc.ca to learn how to access Sunday morning Zoom connection details. Toronto United Mennonite Church is an inclusive and affirming Christian community in the Mennonite-Anabaptist “peace church”  tradition. We aspire to be a family of faith that welcomes people with diverse backgrounds and stories, worshipping together and supporting one another, while following Christ’s example in working for peace and justice in our urban context.
24:13
July 22, 2021
Be At Rest 1: Sabbath & Service
Welcome to TUMC On Air, from Toronto United Mennonite Church. Mark off sacred time and space to light a candle, close your eyes, and ‘Be At Rest’. Today, Pastors Michele & Peter read Mark 1:29-31, noticing themes of rest, service, and sabbath. We have music from members of our community, and time for prayer and contemplation. You are very welcome to join our community as we gather online this summer. See tumc.ca for Sunday morning Zoom connection details. Toronto United Mennonite Church is an inclusive and affirming Christian community in the Mennonite-Anabaptist “peace church” tradition. We aspire to be a family of faith that welcomes people with diverse backgrounds and stories, worshipping together and supporting one another, while following Christ’s example in working for peace and justice in our urban context.
21:56
June 24, 2021