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Early September Praise news

Early September Praise news

Visitation and funeral arrangements for Leanora Bookal, who passed away on August 30th. Visitation is Friday September 9, and before the funeral service at Praise on Saturday morning. More detail in the full post

The Leadership by Design program scholarship opportunities are now available. The application deadlines are fast approaching. Admission (Cohort 2022) is open to Black students who are enrolled in Grade 10 this September 2022.

The induction ceremony for Bishop Dr. D.R. Binda and First Lady Chaplin Marie Binda as Administrative Bishop and Women’s Ministries Director takes place this Sunday evening. Get details, RSVP your attendance and make seating arrangements. The investiture takes place at Praise Cathedral

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Mid-August News

Mid-August Praise news

Sandra Beckles is back with the Back-to-School Backpack Drive for children in Peel Region. These backpacks are filled with school supplies. Please note that backpacks will not be available for pick up in our parking lot on Saturday, August 20, 2022. Sis. Sandra Beckles is seeking volunteers to assist with the preparation of the backpacks, which will be collected by schools in Peel region, and distributed by these schools to children in need. See the full post if you wish to offer a helping hand on Saturday afternoon at Praise Cathedral. We would welcome you.

Sunday August 21, 2022 we will be hosting a Back to School Blessing service.

See the event poster for this post for full details of the Regional Appreciation Banquet to honour Bishop Lennox and Lady Dorett Walker.

Please save Sunday September 11 at Praise Cathedral for the installation of Regional Administrative Bishop, Bishop Ronald and First Lady Marie Binda.

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Summer updates

Mid-summer updates

Bishop Walker has been elected as a member of the Council of 18 by the Church of God International

Malikah Brown-Henry, daughter of Maxine Brown-Henry was in a major car accident last Tuesday. She remains in the Sunnybrook Health Science Hospital, and needs our continuing prayers.

Brother Cecil Heron is in Credit Valley Hospital with a chest infection. Please pray for him. We believe the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise her up.

Sister Cynthia Salmon passed away at home on Thursday July 28. See the post for funeral details. Please pray for her family in this difficult time.

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Sunday Service

In-person Sunday services have expanded

Praise Cathedral Worship Centre has re-opened to in-person services. Capacity has expanded. Masks remain a requirement. The weekly 11:00 a.m. service also remains live-streamed on our YouTube channel PCWC Live, and on the Praise Facebook page.

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Praise Contact List

E-mail works for us. Please subscribe

During these last two challenging years of ‘social distancing,’ e-mail has been our communications lifeline with one another. Some 400 of our congregation have now joined the Praise e-mail contact list. If you are among that growing group, you have received e-mails (and no spam) throughout the stay-home period. If you have not yet subscribed, we need you. Your information is not shared, sold, transferred or given away. You can update and correct your contact information. You can also unsubscribe if you wish. Praise uses your contact information responsibly: to send you e-mail messages that relate to our spiritual life as a congregation.

Praise Cathedral won’t sell, transfer or give your information away, and will use your e-mail address sparingly and responsibly. Joining is easy. You can do this on your handheld if you wish. Click or touch, or navigate your web browser to:

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Black History Month

Black History Month 2022

The month of February each year is an opportunity for us to understand Black histories, going beyond stories of racism and slavery to spotlight Black excellence. In addition, to spotlighting excellence, we celebrate the legacy, history, and achievements that Canadians of African descent have made, and continue to make. We recognize our commitment to equal rights, opportunity, and freedom from discrimination in the GTA and across Canada. The theme for 2022’s year’s celebration was Black Health and Wellness.

On February 27, 2022 our Praise worship service recognized and celebrated our Black heritage.

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Prayer meetings

Wake up to the Word of the Lord on Saturday

Read this post for information about weekly Saturday morning prayer meetings at 7:00 a.m.

Be sure and follow Praise @PraiseCWC on Twitter, and tweet about Praise to your own followers. Don’t keep the faith to yourself; spread it around!

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