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Whether you're checking out church for the very first time or returning after some time away, you’re welcome here! Our diverse congregation of people from all generations, backgrounds and walks of life gather on Sunday mornings, as well as throughout the week, to follow Jesus through worship, small groups, children and youth ministries, and volunteer opportunities.

Location

St. Paul's Bloor Street
227 Bloor Street East
Toronto, ON M4W 1C8

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 5 pm

Sanctuary Hours

Sundays: 8 am to 12:30 pm

By Transit

We are located on the South side of Bloor Street East, equidistant between Yonge/Bloor and Sherbourne TTC subway stations.

Parking

On Sunday mornings, parking is FREE at the Manulife building located on the north side of Bloor Street at the top of Ted Rogers Way (formerly Jarvis Street). To gain access to Manulife’s parking area, please proceed to the covered parking area, press the intercom button and inform the security attendant you are attending a service at St. Paul’s. We are located a half block west of Manulife on the south side of the street. There are also smaller paid parking lots surrounding St. Paul's.

Accessibility

Wheelchair access is available through the Atrium located at the front of the Church off of Bloor Street. Accessibility parking is available in the small laneway on the east side of the church

Bike

Bike racks are on the west side of the church.

The first step at St. Paul’s is to worship with us.

You can enter St. Paul’s from Bloor Street through the main wooden Sanctuary doors, or through the glass Atrium doors. As soon as you walk in, you will be welcomed by greeters who will hand you a bulletin. The bulletin acts as a worship guide to help you follow along during the service.

All three of our worship services follow a liturgy, which is a set pattern of Bible readings, songs and prayers followed by a twenty-minute sermon and communion. Every week, one of our pastors will preach a relevant, practical and Biblical sermon meant to simultaneously encourage and challenge you.

Listen to the latest sermon here.

If you have any questions or need directions, don’t hesitate to ask someone wearing a St. Paul’s nametag, or visit the St. Paul’s Central kiosk in the glass Atrium.

8:15 am – Quiet Service – Our traditional Anglican communion service is held in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd. Join us for coffee and conversation in the Library after the service.

9:30 am – Casual Service – Referred to as “the Bridge service,” the highlight is our small worship band that blends the best of modern and classical music with heartfelt prayer and communion. Nursery, Children’s and Youth Ministry are available during the service. Afterwards, you’re invited to connect with our community in the Great Hall for coffee.

11 am – Classic Service – Join us for this vibrant, traditional Anglican service with a robed choir, hymns, communion and prayers. Nursery, Children’s and Youth Ministry are available during the service. Gather in the Atrium afterwards to connect over coffee.

A quiet, traditional Communion service is held in the St. Paul’s Chapel on Tuesdays at 12:10 pm and is perfectly timed to fit into a busy lunch break.

At St. Paul’s, children and families are welcome! On Sunday mornings we offer a Children’s Ministry and Nursery program during the 9:30 and 11 am services. Your child will enjoy fun games, engaging activities, and Bible-based learning. Learn more.

Youth are welcome to join us on Sunday mornings at 9:30 and 11 am for Youth Group, where they can be themselves, hang out with their friends in a relaxed, informal environment and learn what it means to follow Jesus. Learn more.

We’d love to answer any questions you may have and give you a gift to thank you for joining us at a service. If you’re new, fill out a Connection Card and bring it to St. Paul’s Central in the glass Atrium to receive your free gift!

After each of the services, you’re invited to join us for coffee and cookies and get to know the people in our community.

Members of our prayer team are available to pray confidentially with you in St. Paul’s Chapel after the 9:30 and 11 am service.

FAQ

What do I wear?

Come as you are and wear what you feel comfortable in.

What do I do during Communion?

If you’re a baptized Christian, you’re invited to receive the bread and wine during Communion.

 

If you’re not comfortable receiving Communion, you can choose to remain seated or come forward for a blessing with everyone else (cross your arms over your chest to indicate you would like to receive a blessing). If you’re unable to come to the front but wish to receive Communion, please let a Greeter know. Children can receive Communion or a blessing at their parents’ discretion.

Do I have to give money?

If you’re new to St. Paul’s, we don’t want you to feel pressured or obligated to give.

 

For those who call St. Paul’s home, we encourage them to give generously to God and His church as an act of worship and support.

If I’m _______ can I still attend St. Paul’s?

Divorced? Recovering addict? Atheist? Regardless of how you fill in the blank, you are welcome here. You do not have to be Anglican or even Christian to come to St. Paul’s. We’re a church for all people, regardless of where you’re at on your spiritual journey.

 

St. Paul’s Bloor Street is an Anglican Church that’s part of the Diocese of Toronto in the Anglican Church of Canada. Having Anglican roots means that we value and celebrate the historic expression of the Christian faith using liturgical traditions and theological concepts developed by the Church of England. Learn more about our vision, our story, or our staff and trustees.

Next Steps

St. Paul’s is not just a place we go to on Sundays. We are a community that actively lives out our faith throughout the week. No matter where you are on your spiritual journey, we will guide you in deepening your faith with Jesus.

You are made for more. Ready to take the next step and get connected to our community?

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