SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25h, 11:00 am WORSHIP
In both languages led by Pastor Dag Demandt; organist Michael Rundans. Service will be live-streamed on Zoom.
Fellowship to follow. All are welcome!
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Meeting ID: 982 1020 0897
647 374 4685 / 647 558 0588
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18th, 11:00 am WORSHIP
CELEBRATING LATVIAN LUTHERAN UNITY
Pastor Girts Grietins; organist Michael Rundans
Sermon theme: "Unity"
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Meeting ID: 941 2720 6093
LOCAL NUMBERS: 647 374 4685 / 647 558 0588
Sunday, July 21st, 11 AM – WORSHIP SERVICE
pastor Ģirts Grietiņš,
organist Michael Rundans
Theme: Friends of God
"Piedošana / Forgiveness”
(Piemninot dzejnieku Knutu Skujenieku /
Worship Service July 3.
Pastor Girts Grietins, Lay leader Ruta Siliņa
organists Michael Rundans
Theme: Glory of Creation
Sunday, June 26th, 11 am – WORSHIP SERVICE WITH HOLY COMMUNION
CONFIRMATION WORSHIP SERVICE, MAY 29
Sunday, May 15, WORSHIP SERVICE "Love is alive!"
We invite everyone to join us in prayers and Taize Chants, when we pray for Peace and for people of Ukraine.
Kristus Darzs Long Term Care Home Fundraiser
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IESPĒJAS ZIEDOT UKRAINAI / WAYS to DONATE
Donate to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal through the Canada Ukraine Foundation:
Canadian Red Cross Donate to the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal:
United Help Ukraine, which distributes food and medical supplies to internally displaced people in Ukraine:
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Prāv. Anitas Vārsbergas-Pāžas LŪGŠANA, KARAM IESĀKOTIES
February 6th Worship service for the 5th Sunday after Epiphany
Theme: "The wisdom of Ecclesiastes"
Dievkalpojumu vada mācītājs Ģirts Grietiņš, piedalās mācītājs Dāgs Demandts un
ērģelniece mācītāja Dr. Anita Gaide.
30. janvāra dievkalpojums. Tēma "Ījaba gudrība".
Dievkalpojums 16. janvārī
Tēma. "Domāt Dieva priekšā!"
2. janvāra Zoom dievkalpojums
Tēma. "Redzi, es visu daru jaunu!"
24. Decembra Ziemassvētku svētvakara dievkalpojums
DECEMBER 19, 11:00 am Worship Service with Baptism
Theme: Being a Child of God
Theme: God with us.
11:00 am Zoom WORSHIP (No in-person service at Church)
Theme: “Tree of Life”
SEPT. 26, 11:00 am IN-PERSON WORSHIP WITH HOLLY COMMUNION
at St. John's. Fellowship in the church garden to follow.
Clergy Girts Grietins and Dag Demandt
Theme “Answered Prayers”
12. SEPTEMBRĪ KAPU SVĒTKU DIEVKALPOJUMS
11:00 am YORK CEMETERY LIVE-STREAMED MEMORIAL SERVICE
12. septembrī Toronto latviešu draudžu kapu svētki virtuāli no York kapličas.
Worship service at Saulaine on August 15
Theme: "Our and their Father. Tolerance."
led by pastor Ģirts Grietiņš.
August 1 church service.
The theme: "The Word of God grows."
Worship service July 25
"Come and see!"
July 18 worship service at Saulaine
For those who cannot attend Saulaine, we invite you to watch prerecorded Svētbrīdis.
Prayer as openness
The Gospel for Latvians
Commemorating the deportations of June 14th
June 6 church service Approaching the Mystery
PENTECOST WORSHIP SERVICE
May 23 WORSHIP IN BOTH LANGUAGES WITH PASTORS ĢIRTS GRIETIŅŠ AND DAG DEMANDT
May 16. Worship. ASCENSION DAY
Happy Mother’s Day!
Rembering Kurland Front (Kruzemes cietoksna piemiņai)
May 2nd Zoom Worship Service
White Tablecloth Day and
Day of the Restoration of Latvian Independence.
Happy Earth Day!
Pastors Dag and Ģirts have prepared this short Earth Day video
(Reflections, prayer and song). Enjoy!
April 4, Sunday, EASTER MORNING WORSHIP
Thursday, April 1, 6:00 pm – MAUNDAY THURSDAY WORSHIP with Communion.
March 21 "ZOOM" Service led by pastor Ģirts Grietins and Dag Demandt
"The Northern Maiden"
Zoom Worship Service Feb 21.
Remembering those lost to fire in Toronto
Organ music performed by Rev. Dr. Anita Gaide
LATVIEŠU ĒRĢELNIEKU ĢILDES ĀMERIKĀ DEVUMS
with Communion on February 17, 6 pm
(LIVE-STREAMED to YOUTUBE)
"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away." Rev 21:4
Let us pray and support the victims of the fire in Toronto: Jana Jansons, Kai Jansons, Amanda Freimanis and Matthew Zdybal as well as survivors Arija Celeste Jansons who lost her son, Jade Jacobis and their families.
(Svetbridis for this Sunday was recorded before the sad news, but it shows Jesus friendly approach to everyone)
With our deepest sorrow we inform you of the passing of
Aina Avotins was born on June 27, 1926 and passed away on January 1, 2021
(more information about her life and service in Latvian: https://www.stjohnslatvian.ca/latviesu/sakums)
Funeral Service will be held on January 9, 2021 at 10:30 am.
You can watch the recording of the funeral here:
Epiphany Worship (Dean emer. Ivars Gaide, rev. dr. Anita Gaide)
Blessed New Year!
Watch our Christmas Family Worship Service:
In Christmas Jesus comes to us as a child.
What are the questions we ask our God as his children and what questions Jesus asks us?
3. Adventa dievkalpojums / 3rd Advent service - 13 dec 2020 live
Celebrating prāv. emer. Ilze Kuplēns-Ewart
Let us pray and celebrate Advent:
Due to the current situation with the Covid pandemic, The Church Council has decided to suspend In-Person Worship. Let us enjoy our video services.
Now you can see our Church service from different angles (thanks to Beate Augustane and Davis Maksins)
Our Latvian worship service from Harvest festival in church.
We are thankful to everyone who joined our worship service in Saulaine:
Worship service for this Sunday is from Kristus Darzs:
Worship in Latvian and English about Miracles
Worship in Latvian
Join our Sunday Worship in Latvian and English:
Let us worship, reflect and pray (in Latvian):
Commemorating June 1941 deportations:
Introduction to Apologetics.
The Problem of Evil. (In Latvian)
Pentecost Worship services online
Here you can see Pentecost reflection and prayer from pastor Grietins in Latvian:
You are also invited to join our online worhsip services with LELBĀL and St. Andrews in Latvian.
(For more information see the Latvian homepage https://www.stjohnslatvian.ca/latviesu/sakums)
Listen to the second installment of pastor Girts Grietins podcast about Apologetics. How do we find our way among different religions and beliefs?
Introduction to Christian Apologetics (in English)
The New Name
(reflections on the Book of Revelation, in Latvian)
Have a blessed Easter !
Holly Week meditation with pastor Ģirts Grietiņš.
Take a look at this Sunday's new video
You are welcome to listen to pastor Ģirts Grietiņš audio reading from C.S. Lewis "Mere Christianity" (in Latvian).