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Practicing Creativity

Meg Schuurman As disciples of Christ we are made in the image of a creative God, and that shapes our relationship to creative pursuits like visual art and music. If you’ve ever thought to yourself “I don’t have a creative bone in my body!” or “I really excel at drawing stick figures; nothing else!”, come […]

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Growing Together–The Priority of Community for Discipleship and Witness

Dr. Syd Hielema Opinion polls suggest that the “general public” perceive Christians to be self-righteousness, judgmental and narrow-minded.  This is quite a contrast with the second century pastor Tertullian, who noted that Romans would observe Christans and declare, “See how they love one another!”  We are discipled in communities, and our communities are a witness […]

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Creating a Congregational Culture of Discipleship

The TrueCity Discipleship Project is led by a team comprised of leaders from a variety of ministries and churches working together to determine how to best facilitate and encourage discipleship within the churches in our TrueCity movement.  Join our team for this workshop where we will explore a working definition of discipleship, learn about various […]

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Can I Get a Witness? Reflections and Photos


  On February 27th and 28th, 2015, over 500 people from nearly 100 different churches in the area gathered together at the eleventh annual TrueCity Conference.  This year we explored what it means to share the Good News in a way that connects with our friends, neighbours, and city.  Writer and Hamiltonian Rachel Wallace shares her […]

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24/7 PRAYER ROOM: MARCH 1 – 13!

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 Each year, coinciding with the TrueCity Conference, GOHOP (Greater Ontario House of Prayer) runs a 24/7 prayer room to facilitate shared prayer for our city between churches. Stations are set up to cultivate all kinds of prayer expressions, from contemplative to charismatic, with instruments for worship and art installations to help focus our prayers on […]

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Conference 2015 Venue Details

This year’s conference will be held at Ryerson United Church (842 Main Street E at Springer Ave). Parking: We apologize for how challenging parking is this year.  Due to unforeseen circumstances, a large amount of our expected parking space was not viable.  Limited parking will be at Adelaide Hoodless Public School, just north of Ryerson on […]

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