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Worship @ Central
Here is a look at the readings we use week-by-week at
Central. The Revised Common Lectionary is a three-year
cycle of scripture readings that allow us to discover the key
themes found in the Bible. Full readings are
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WKNC @ Central
What is the Weston King
The Weston King Neighbourhood Centre (WKNC, or simply “the
drop-in”) is an United Church Incorporated Ministry under the
supervision of Toronto Conference and accredited by the
national church. Operating for over 15 years, the
drop-in was formally incorporated in 2003.
The need is unchanged and WKNC is evolving. We still
offer a range of drop-in services such as nutritious meals,
informal counseling, harm reduction services and direct
support on a number of topics including housing support.
We have an excellent cohort of staff, peer workers, volunteers
and students. With funding from the City of Toronto,
Central United Church, and numerous donors, we continue to
meet the needs of disadvantaged and socially isolated members
of the Weston-Mount Dennis community.
The greatest change in 2012 was news that we have received
$500,000 from the sale of the former Mount Dennis United
Church to create a satellite program in Mount Dennis.
Members of Mount Dennis and members of the WKNC Board met
throughout the spring of 2012 and drafted a proposal that was
largely accepted by South West Presbytery.
The satellite, called the Mount Dennis Neighbourhood
Centre, and will occupy a soon-to-be-leased location along
Weston Road in Mount Dennis. The focus will be on food
and our relationship to what we eat. Plans include a
learning kitchen, some drop-in services, and a community
garden (or gardens) coordinated from the site. The
budget will provide for three years of operation, with roughly
two full-time equivalent staff.
Thanks must go to all the former members of Mount Dennis
United Church, and their able representatives, who cast a
vision for a continued presence in the Mount Dennis
community. The work of creating a new entity is
time-consuming and complex, but the vision leads us
forward. We look forward to having more to report for
Call 416-241-9898 for more
information or visit the WKNC at 2017 Weston Road.
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Mission @ Central
The work of The United Church of Canada across the country
and around the world is funded by the Mission and
Service (M&S) Fund. Members and supporters of the
United Church know that it takes money to put their faith into
action. In the M&S Fund they combine their gifts so that
the work of the church can be done effectively. To learn
more, visit http://www.united-church.ca/funding/msfund.
On of the best sources for community news is Adam Norman's
WestonWeb. Visit the site at http://www.westonweb.ca/