Chaplains’ Picks, April 20, 2021

Access & Inclusion at U of T has numerous peer support and mentorship programs for students from historically underrepresented and marginalized communities. Check it out here:

U of T Emergency Food Bank offers large or small food boxes each week. It is a first come first serve program and sign up opens on Sunday. Only 50 food boxes are given out so sign up early. If you are getting an error issue when clicking on the link then the food boxes have been given out for the week. Please try again next week. – 

Thurs, April 22 – EARTH DAY
Spend a moment on Earth Day in gratitude for creation and commit to doing your part to make this world liveable for generations to come. Here’s a 2019 article by U of T professors with some suggestions: For the Love of Creation, a faith-based campaign for climate justice, has an earth day event:

Tues, April 27 – Grief Support Sharing Circle
3:10 – 5 pm, online

Everyone grieves in their own unique way. When significant people in your life die, you may feel angry, isolated, sad, guilty and lonely. The Grief Support Sharing Circle is an informal mutual support group for students who have experienced a death, as well as students experiencing anticipatory grief.. Register online:

Thurs, April 29 – Celebrating 100 years of the Student Christian Movement in Canada
7:30 pm, online

Celebrate 100 years of SCM with an evening of online fun! The evening will include a live recording of our Spirits Rising podcast, featuring the stories of SCM members and alumni. Meet and connect with SCMers and friends, and show our appreciation for the SCM community! We will be sending off Peter after five years’ dedicated work as SCM Canada secretary and welcoming Divy in this role. Esther will also be celebrating the conclusion of five years as SCM U of T coordinator. Let’s celebrate SCM leaders past, present and future! Register here:

Wed, May 12 – Postcolonial Preaching book launch
12:30–1:30 p.m. EDT

Join Emmanuel College for a book launch of Professor Dr. HyeRan Kim-Cragg’s book, Postcolonial Preaching: Creating a Ripple Effect. Register here.

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