Spiritual Life

Church In The Village During Covid – 19

There have been many changes during the covid-19 crisis that have put us in a space to be more creative as we continue to light the world with the message of the gospel. We have maintained using channel 988/989 our in house channel so that people who subscribe to Rogers can see our services. At this time we are experiencing a service interruption on channel 988/989 but will continue broadcasting our devotionals and services on our YouTube Channel. To access our channel please click the title of the video below:

At this time, our regularly scheduled programs are halted and are slowly reopening to ensure we offer an optimal safe space for our vulnerable population. We will continue to keep our regular schedule listed below so that it remains available for those who visit this webpage to have a look at how our programming normally looks like outside of this covid-19 crisis.

 

 

Sunday Service Live 10 AM

 

 Daily Devotional

      

      

 

 

Compassionate Spiritual Care

A diverse group of a church congregation singingPeople who come to Shepherd Village appreciate the difference they sense because of the Christian heritage and spiritual life programming.

Every day, you can find a church service, prayer meeting, bible study or spiritual life program. Our Pastors are always available for personal visits.

We often host special services and events, bringing in guest speakers, vocalists and musicians from within the faith community.

A Church In The Heart Of The Village

A group of seniors at church, singing and having funChurch In The Village (CITV) is located in the heart of Shepherd Village and our congregation is made up of some 20 denominations, made up of residents and community members.

All of our evangelical services have a strong age-specific focus, one hour in length with no standing required. Included in our services are the singing of hymns, traditional and contemporary choruses, weekly bulletins and monthly communion. Sunday morning services are televised throughout the Village via Rogers Cable and now on our YouTube channel. Volunteers and staff are available to assist our Lodge long term care residents to attend the Sunday morning service.

In addition to programming within the CITV, individual buildings (Manor, Gardens, Terrace and Lodge) enjoy their own Spiritual Life programs such as bible studies, prayer meetings, hymn sings, devotionals, special choirs, guest speakers/vocalists and musicians.

Regular programs include:Time
Weekly Ladies Prayer MeetingTuesdays at 10 a.m. (Sept – May) - On hold Covid 19
Interactive Bible Study & Prayer ServiceWednesdays at 7:00 p.m. On hold Covid 19
Friday FellowshipFridays at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday Worship Services Sundays at 10:00 a.m.
  1. We also host special seasonal services and events such as Good Friday Service, Remembrance Day Service and Christmas Eve Service in addition to other special events such as memorial services, sacred concerts and mission rallies.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

We are delighted to bring you a viewing of The Chosen here on our website. Please click the links below to access each episode.

 

The Chosen Episode Guide

Episode 1

Episode 2

Episode 3

Episode 4

Episode 5

Episode 6

Episode 7

Episode 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WE HAVE NEW DATES FOR OUR ISRAEL TRIP IN 2021!!
Click picture below to view the new dates for our 2021 Israel trip!

Online Prayer Request

The Pastors and Chaplains of Shepherd Village are fully aware of the stress and anxiety this past year has placed on each of you. You have been in our thoughts and  prayers. Our heart grieves along with you for the many losses we have experienced and we are trusting God that His purpose would be fulfilled here on earth as we look forward to better days.  Recognizing not only the need but the tremendous power of prayer, the Shepherd Village Spiritual Life Team has created a Prayer Network to pray for the needs of Shepherd Village residents and staff. If you have a prayer need (or praise report) please send us an email at prayer@shepherdvillage.org.

 

If you know of someone without email who would like to use the Prayer Network please encourage them to call one of our pastors at extension 227 or 228.

 

Once your request has been received it will be passed on to a team of prayer partners made up of Shepherd Village residents. Also, please let us know if you wish your name to remain confidential before your prayer request is forwarded to the Prayer Network.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pastoral Care

Shepherd Village is served by a very competent team of credentialed and highly personable Pastors. We are available for confidential spiritual support delivered in a very compassionate and caring manner, sensitive to the various religious convictions of our residents.

We offer crisis, palliative, grief support, social visits and pastoral counseling and perform regular hospital visitation as well as funeral service support. Upon request, we will also connect residents with their respective clergy. A team member is onsite six days a week and available on-call during off hours.

We have added some information on how to deal with the grief of losing someone you care for to Covid-19.

Coping With Grief during Covid 19

 

Spiritual Life Staff & Pastors

Director of Stewardship & Spiritual Life
Tel: 416.609.5700 ext. 328
Office located in the Corporate Office

Lodge Chaplain
Tel: 416.609.5700 ext. 222
Office located in the Lodge on the 6th Floor

CITV Pastor
Tel: 416.609.5700 ext. 227
Office located in the Church In The Village – Sanctuary

Lead Pastor
Tel: 416.609.5700 ext. 228
Office located in the Church In The Village Sanctuary

Donations enhance spiritual care initiatives

Your generous donations help support palliative and other spiritual care initiatives, contribute to enhanced living and quality of life and provide Pastoral Services at the Church In The Village. To make a donation, please call us or visit our tithes and offerings or memorial donations pages.

Clearly indicated in the “special instruction” area that you are giving your tithes to Church In The Village, add your tithing envelope number (if you have one).

To start tithing electronically please click here: Tithes & Offering.