Updates from Grace
October 3, 2020

Last Sunday's Worship - BAS Ante-Communion - September 27th 

For those who were unable to be with us in person on Sunday, here is an audio recording of Sunday's 11AM BAS Ante-Communion service for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost.


  • Sermon: the Rev. Graham McCaffrey
  • Lay Leader: Jonelle Douglas 
  • Music: Rachel Colman

Here is the text and audio for Sunday's sermon from Rev. Graham McCaffrey. 

Title: Don't Judge a Book      Scripture: Matthew 21:23-32

Text and Audio: https://gracechurchscarborough.com/sermons/dont-judge-a-book-sermon-for-september-27th-2020/

Audio Download: https://gracechurchscarborough.com/wp-content/uploads/sermons/2020/09/Sermon-Sept-27.mp3

Online worship from St. James Cathedral can be found here:


SUNDAY WORSHIP - Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

TOMORROW > October 4, 2020 - Grace Church's 9th Anniversary

We will be having communion services tomorrow at 9AM (BCP) and 11AM (BAS) for our 9th Anniversary. If you would like to attend and have not already RSVP'd, please email office@gracechurchscarborough.com indicating which service you would like to attend. 

For those who are unable to be with us in person tomorrow, we wil be posting a recording of the service. The audio recording will be posted to our SoundCloud page here: https://soundcloud.com/user-118778427. You can also check out our website for a link to the service, as well as the text and audio of the sermon.  

Worship Services: https://gracechurchscarborough.com/worship-together/virtual-worship-services/

Sermons: https://gracechurchscarborough.com/sermons/


We have purchased our equipment for live streaming! Our first live streamed service will be next Sunday, October 11th (God-willing), which is our Harvest Thanksgiving service! We will be going live on Facebook. Link will be sent out in the coming days. For those who are unable to tune in live, the video wil be posted to view at a later time.


Grace Church face masks are available for a minimum donation of $10.00. They are availavble in-person at our 9am and 11am worship services. Bring exact change.

If you are not attending worship in person and would like a mask, you can make your donation electronically at https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/grace-church-scarborough/ by choosing the face mask donation option. We will mail you the mask to the mailing address you provide.

You can also send us a cheque, addressed to:
Grace Church, Scarborough - 700 Kennedy Road, Scarborough, ON M1K 2B5




Choir Zoom Gathering - Thursday, October 8th at 7:00 pm

We will gather, catch up with one another, sing hymn requests together, and then do short evening prayers to end the call, usually ending around 8:30 pm. All are welcome!

To join in, use the following link.


Meeting ID: 858 9074 8468   Password: 102011

Dial by your location   +1 647 374 4685 +1 647 558 0588


Volunteers are needed at both the 9:00 am and 11:00 am services to ensure our services run smoothly. Volunteers include:

  • Ushering people to their seats
  • Greeting people at the door, taking their temperature and ensuring they sanitize their hands
  • Check-in people with their contact information for contact tracing 
  • Sanitize the church for the next service

If you are able to help, please contact Rev. Graham McCaffrey at rector@gracechurchscarborough.com or 416-755-5316


Saturday, October 10 at 12:00 p.m.

We are looking for volunteers for the community lunch on October 10th. We are planning on doing a take-away Thanksgiving lunch, with proper social distancing in place. We need enough volunteers to ensure this is done in a safe manner, and we need people to volunteer to cook turkeys and sides. If you are able to help, contact Nadia at murnad98@gmail.com or 416-899-3636

COVID-19 Upates from the Anglican Diocese of Toronto

As news continues to emerge about the COVID-19 pandemic and measures being taken in response, the Diocese of Toronto will share official updates here: