Diversity of Toronto: A Black Canadian Journey
Opening Service Sunday February 5, 2017, 11:00am
A SPECIAL EXHIBIT AT ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL
To mark Black History Month and the diversity
of the Black Community within the Cathedral
Sunday, February 5 – Saturday, February 25, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm every day except when services are in progress.
Admission free. Everyone is welcome.
Opening service: Sunday, February 5, 2017, 11:00am
The Homilist will be The Right Reverend Peter Fenty, the first Black priest to be consecrated as bishop within the Anglican Church of Canada. All music by Black composers, including Nathaniel Dett.
Special additions to the exhibit on Opening Day only, courtesy Timmins Martelle, Archaeologists, London, Ontario. A Black doll’s head and souvenir plate re Uncle Tom’s Cabin found during archaeological study of Toronto’s “Ward” area prior to the building of a new court house are to be on view on February 5th only. Archaeologists will be present to answer any questions.
An Evening of Story Telling, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:30pm, courtesy Historica Canada. As part of the Cathedral Educational Evenings, the Cathedral will remain open and the exhibit on view until 6:00pm and be followed immediately with a short service before we move over to the Cathedral Centre for refreshments at 6:30PM. Story Telling will run from 7:00 to 8:30pm. All are welcome. Admission free.
The Cathedral Church of St. James
Corner of Church & King streets, Toronto
For further information, Contact Nancy Mallett: 416-364-7865, ext. *233, firstname.lastname@example.org