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Vaccine pop-up clinic at Praise

Praise Cathedral will host an October COVID-19 vaccination clinic for the Black, African, and Caribbean Communities at Praise Cathedral. Black health professionals and community ambassadors will be on-site to answer any vaccine questions you might have. We will be administering the Pfizer vaccine. Every adult and adolescent eligible to receive the vaccine needs to be vaccinated against COVID-19 – as soon as you can! If you are already vaccinated, thank you, and well done. If you need support booking an appointment, or have questions, please call Roots Community Services: at (647) 812-8545.

COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available from 12:00 noon to 6:30 p.m. on the weekend of October 30 and 31. Limited walk-ins available.

In Memoriam

Christopher Anthony Baker unexpectedly passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021 in Toronto. He was a loving and cherished son, husband, father, brother, and wonderful friend. Christopher will be greatly missed by his family, friends, Praise Cathedral church members, and co-workers.

Order of Distinction

Bishop Lennox Walker, Lead Pastor at Praise Cathedral Worship Centre, has been honoured by Jamaica with the Order of Distinction (rank of Officer) by Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica. The Order took effect as of Jamaica’s Independence Day, August 6, 2020. The virtual investiture happened in October. A special presentation will be made to Bishop Lennox Walker on Sunday November 22, in our 11:00 a.m. service, by the Jamaica Consul General in Toronto, Mr. Lincoln Downer.

Please join our virtual service on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. over YouTube Live to help celebrate with our pastor.

Webinar week

Week of prayer: 6 daily webinars
Our congregation and our friends and followers are invited to a series of Zoom webinars, on a theme of A week of prayer. There will be one webinar each day for six days, beginning Sunday August 2 at 7:00 p.m., and lasting for a scheduled one hour.

August 2020

The long and lonely road through COVID-19: August 2-8 message from Bishop Walker, news on church re-opening, calls for volunteers as Praise Cathedral re-opens in the coming weeks

Summer 2020

Our Provincial Government has announced plans in Phase 2 of reopening for churches to be able to gather again. However, this reopening must be approached with all the precautionary measures advised by the public health authorities.

As your Pastor, I am not only called to feed my sheep, but I am also called to protect them. Therefore, I am ensuring that all health and safety protocols and resources are in place for us to safely gather for worship. The health and well-being of all our members and visitors is my foremost concern and number one priority currently.

Week of June 7

We have seen what prejudice, discrimination or hatred directed at someone because of colour, ethnicity, or national origin can lead to. Racism is an attack on the image of God that has been given to each of us by the Maker. Also see: Bible Study details; Father’s Day wishes; celebrating graduates; baby dedications; food drive and pickup; church donations.

Week of April 19

Praise has a continuing food drive. Use the new on-line donation site with your credit or debit card. New web page to request a prayer. The Praise web site is attracting about 3,000 visitors each week. Salute to front-line workers. Send us a picture of yourself at home watching Praise.

Black History 2020

Black history month at Praise Praise Cathedral Worship Centre celebrated Black History Month on the weekend of February 29 and March 1, 2020. Praise Cathedral Worship Centre honoured and celebrated our Afro-Canadian heroes and heroines, past and present. Our 2020 theme was A Strong Legacy. This Canadian and Ontario legacy includes: Hon. Lincoln Alexander, Ontario’s…
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Web site progress

On a typical Sunday, about 100 people are looking at our new Praise web site. Most weekdays, about 25 or so people view it. As the new Praise web site is visible during its development, you might want to know how it is coming together. Garfield Wilson is leading the site’s development, along with Pastor Mirando Lal. Our good friend and former MPP, Bob Delaney, is helping with planning and technical aspects.

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