Advent Celebrations and Christmas Services in German-Speaking Churches in Toronto

Christmas Services Visual

Christmas Services Visual, © German Consulate Toronto

14.12.2020 - Article

COVID-19 gathering restrictions do affect all places of worship. The listing of German (or bilingual) Christmas services of several churches in Toronto might be subject to change. As of publishing date, the following information were available... 

Please confirm if the actual services are taking place by checking back with the churches' websites, Facebook sites or call ahead.

Martin Luther Evangelical Lutheran Church

2379 Lakeshore Blvd. West, 416-251-8293, www.tiny.cc/MartinLuther

Bowls and Blessings, December 1-24:

Hot homemade soup served outside our church from noon until we run out.

Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20:

9:30 am German Radio Devotion on CHLO Radio AM 530 or anytime on website

11:00 am German Online Worship Service at www.tiny.cc/MartinLuther

Followed by Zoom Coffee Time around 11:30 am.

Register at www.tiny.cc/MartinLuther. Register to join. 

Christmas Eve, December 24:

4:30 pm German Online Worship Service

6:00 pm English Online Worship Service

Both at www.tiny.cc/MartinLuther followed by Zoom chat (5:00 pm in German, 6:30 pm in English) to wish each other a blessed Christmas.

Register at https://mlcchristmasevezoom.eventbrite.ca to join.

Christmas Day, December 25:

9:30 am German Radio Devotion on CHLO Radio AM 530 or anytime on the website

11:00 am English-German Online Worship Service at www.tiny.cc/MartinLuther

• First Sunday of Christmas, December 27:

11:00 am German Online Worship Service at www.tiny.cc/MartinLuther\

• New Years, December 31, 2020/January 1, 2021:

English-German Online Worship Service at www.tiny.cc/MartinLuther

St. George's Evangelical Lutheran Church

410 College St, Toronto, 416-921-2687,

Thursday, 24. December - Christmas Eve

3:30pm German Christmas service.

5pm bilingual Christmas service (German-English)

The Christmas Eve service at 4 pm will also be available via


 Friday 25 December - Christmas Day 

11:00 am bilingual carol service

If attendance is possible at all, people are required to register by phone or send an e-mail so that we can follow all the rules. We are also prepared to hold an additional service if demand is high.

Further information can be found on  https://www.st-georges-lutheran.com

St. Patrick's Catholic Church

131 McCaul Street. Toronto, 416-598-3269, www.stpatrickstoronto.ca

Due to the Ontario Public health order the church is currently closed. 

The church will be open for the following:

Private Prayer - Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 11am-1pm. 

Worshippers  are to limit their stay to 20 minutes in order to allow others to enter the church, given the 10-person capacity limit. 

Sacrament of Reconciliation - Tuesday and Thursday 11am-11:45am and Saturday 3pm-4pm. 

Please visit the website regularly for updates at www.stpatrickstoronto.ca.

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