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★イースター礼拝★ トロント日系福音教会★Bilingual­ Easter Service (Japanese and English )

Have you ever been to a bilingual (Japanese and English) church service?

イースター (Easter) is one of the biggest holidays in Canada. If you are Japanese and never attended a church service in Toronto before, why not try it this Easter?

For everyone who is interested in Japanese culture, I think it’s absolutely fascinating to sing some Japanese worship songs, meet more Japanese friends, and experience something you have never done before!


トロント日系福音教会 (Japanese Gospel Church of Toronto) is one of the largest Japanese churches in Toronto. Every Sunday, it has two separate services (one in Japanese and the other one in English. This Easter Sunday will be a special service - bilingual.

Everyone, regardless of your beliefs, is welcome ! People at this church range from native Japanese to 2nd, 3rd generation Japanese, and there are also many non-Japanese who attend. They are very welcoming, and you won’t feel forced to do anything!

On this special Easter, my friend Amy is getting baptized. So if you have never seen a baptism (洗礼式)this will be something very unique and memorable!

The service usually  goes from 11a.m. to 12:30p.m.~ 1p.m. Followed by the service will be a pot-luck luncheon where you will meet more friends. If you would like to join for lunch, please bring a dish (free of nuts).

Last time when I had the potluck, there were many homemade and authentic Japanese food.  おいしかった! ^__^

By around 2p.m., we should be done. For those also attending the ALL YOU CAN EAT DIM SUM event afterwards, we can find something to do meanwhile and go together :D

How does it sound? I know 11a.m. maybe too early for a lot of you, but it won't hurt to try something new once in a while :p 

Hope to see you!

*More info about the church please go here:


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  • Me

    Emily I am at the church. How do I recognise you?

    April 20, 2014

    • Me


      April 20, 2014

    • Emily

      Ok see you soon

      April 20, 2014

  • Matt

    Ride offer: If anyone wants a pickup & ride from Finch Station Passenger Pickup area at 10:20am let me know and I'll drop by.

    April 19, 2014

  • Sean X.

    Awesome! But I can't go :(

    April 14, 2014

    • Emily

      We'll miss you

      1 · April 15, 2014

  • Matt

    Didn't even know there was a Japanese congregation so close to me! Will be very interesting hearing a Japanese church service!
    Not sure what to bring to potluck but will be contributing and participating in that as well.

    2 · April 15, 2014

    • Emily

      Glad you can make it :) any dish will be appreciated. No nuts please :) this is going to be a really AMAZING experience!!!

      April 15, 2014

  • Wesley

    Any chance to know if church services offers in japanese or english language?

    April 9, 2014

    • Wesley

      Should be able to make it~ :)

      1 · April 13, 2014

    • Emily

      Glad you can join us! :D

      April 13, 2014

  • Jessica F

    Great idea Emily! I would come if I were in Toronto but I will be in Whitby that day

    April 8, 2014

    • Emily

      Hope you have a great time with family :D

      April 8, 2014

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