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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


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


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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TED Talks and Storytelling Hub

Join us for a rich smorgasbord of stories of and vision for how we see God on the move in our city. Each hour there will be four different presenters who will share their unique experience and perspective. Some of those who will be sharing stories and dreams include- Jill Weber Dave Arnold John Schuurman […]

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Learning from Neighbourhoods

Stories from Sherman Hub One of the core values of the TrueCity network is to be Neighbourhood Focused.  This year a group has engaged in a  Neighbourhood Listening Project to understand better how churches are engaging with their neighbourhood and collaborating with each other in the process.  This pilot project has focused initially on the neighbourhoods […]

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Fostering and Adoption Hub

Join us as we explore the reality that Foster Children are God’s Children too!! Come hear stories of how Christian families are making a difference in the lives of foster children.  There are presently over 500 children, newborn to 16+, in the City of Hamilton who are not, for various reasons, able to live with their families.  Learn […]

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