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Jill Weber

Jill Weber is the founder and Abbess of a New Monastic Community, the Greater Ontario House of Prayer in Hamilton, which began in 2001.  She and her team of urban missionaries resource churches and individuals across the region who wish to rediscover and experiment with the ancient practices of radical hospitality, intentional community, and extravagant prayer.  They […]

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Festival Update: Change of Friday Evening Plans

A Letter from Dave Witt We received word late last week that Dr. Perkins has been ordered to stay on bedrest and so will not able to come to speak at the TrueCity Festival next weekend.  While this is hugely disappointing and has pushed us to do some rapid revamping of plans, it has not deterred […]

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Festival Format & Hubs

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At the core of this new festival format is a series of shorter gatherings we are calling “hubs”.  The goal of the hubs is to connect us with each other so that together we can celebrate the various ways we see God at work across our city. Each hub centres around a different way or […]

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Children at the Festival

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We are attempting to create opportunities for families to participate in the Festival together.  Towards that end we are experimenting with child-friendly hubs.   There are two hubs on Saturday morning and two more in the afternoon that are intended for families to take in together.  So bring the kids for part or all of the […]

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Update on Dr. John M. Perkins

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We received word this week that Dr. Perkins has been ordered to stay on bedrest and so will not be able to come to speak at the TrueCity Festival next weekend.   Our friend and co-worker Jill Weber (see bio here) has stepped into the breach and will be our main speaker on Friday evening.   […]

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Refugee Engagement Project Launched

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Project Vision To mobilize and equip churches for refugee engagement Project Rationale This is a unique time in history. Our world is currently facing the largest number of recorded refugees in human history. The Canadian government is making it a priority to receive refugees from Syria. Hundreds of sponsored refugees are arriving in Hamilton and […]

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