October 2021 Collective Rally

October 22nd, 2021
Posted By: Michael Seaman
Tagged With: Community 12 / Family 5 / Toronto 11

Get ready to celebrate another collective rally with us on October 31st at The Opera House from 10am - 12pm.

All of our leaders will be wearing white in stark contrast to the darkness that is typically associated with Halloween. We encourage everyone to help us multiply light by wearing similar clothing.

"Let us rejoice and exult
and give him the glory,
for the marriage of the Lamb has come,
and his Bride has made herself ready;
it was granted her to clothe herself
with fine linen, bright and pure."
Revelation 19:7-8

Remember, this gathering is not your traditional church service; it’s a new thing that God is doing in our midst! There will be some typical elements, but this gathering is focused on celebrating all the Lord is doing through R3s and how He’s leading us into a season to MULTIPLY.

FAQS

How are we guarding against Covid-19?
We’re adhering to an entire policy developed by our Board of Directors that is in line with our government’s policies. This includes, but is not limited to, worker health screenings, contact tracing, mask and sanitizing procedures, cleaning, and social distancing.

Will masks be worn indoors?
Yes, in accordance with provincial and municipal regulations, masks for any one above 2 years old are necessary while indoors.

What about children?
There will not be a typical Kid City or childcare option available to parents. However, this is not because of Covid, but because of the design of this new gathering. The venue is one large room where families can worship together and celebrate the presence of God with the people of God together. Don’t worry though, this gathering is designed to intentionally include children as part of the family of God. And if you’re okay with your children moving around the space, then we are too!

Will there be worship music and singing?
Yes, there will be worship music and you can choose whether or not you want to sing. The Opera House is a concert venue that has been hosting indoor concerts and has been following government protocols accordingly. Also, TDSB allows for music classes and wind instruments to be played while following protocols. Likewise, for religious gatherings, if you’re masked, you can choose to sing away or to worship another way.

Will there be a sermon time?
Kind of. There will be a teaching/vision time, but it will be shorter and include other voices. So if you’re worried about your children during that time, remember that we’ve intentionally designed the liturgy to accommodate the kids doing whatever you feel comfortable with.

Will there be food?
Yes. Indoors, we may have pre-packaged food and we encourage you to bring a water bottle.

Where is the venue and what time should I arrive?
The venue is called The Opera House and is located at 735 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1H1.

The collective will start at 10am and end at 12pm.