New Here?

Welcome to St. Paul’s Bloor Street!

We are so glad that you are exploring our diverse and growing community and you are welcome here wherever you are on your spiritual journey.  We believe that Jesus is relevant to everyone and that learning how to follow Jesus is the best way to change the world.

There are lots of ways to get involved and find community here at St. Paul’s.

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Step 1: Visit

The best way to get to know us is to visit our worship on a Sunday morning (and hang out for coffee and conversation afterward). Come as you are, with your doubts, questions, and hopes.

We have three services, two of which are live-streamed. If you have kids, they will be warmly welcomed at our Children’s or Youth programming during our Contemporary and Classic services. They are also welcome to stay in the service with you – we have play areas in the sanctuary to entertain your little ones.

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Step 2: Say Hi!

When you decide you’d like to find out more about the St. Paul’s community, you can fill out a Connection Card. A minister will contact you to set up a conversation where we can learn about you and answer any questions you have about the church. You’ll also be invited to the next Newcomers’ Lunch or Newcomers’ Night, which are held regularly throughout the year.

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Step 3: Join a Group/ Take a Course

The next step is to find the course and group for you. Our courses at St. Paul’s are geared to help your spiritual growth wherever you are in the life of faith. And our groups are central to our community life—they help make a big church small.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get there?

There are many ways to get to our church. If you’re driving here, there is free parking available at the Manulife Financial Headquarters at 200 Bloor St E, as well as street parking.

Our church is also easily accessible by TTC subway. Just get off at Bloor-Yonge station and walk one block east.

What should I wear?

Here at St. Paul’s Bloor Street, we welcome you as you are. From shorts and a t-shirt, to suit and tie – come in whatever you feel the most comfortable in. You are also welcome to bring your morning beverage.

Masking is optional indoors. Anyone who wishes to remain masked is welcome to do so, as we continue to care for one another.

What should I expect upon arrival?

When you arrive you will see our Welcome Desk with our wonderful volunteers. They will be able to answer any questions you may have upon arrival. If you have children and wish to drop them off for our children’s program they will lead you to the Children’s Ministry space where they can be checked in. Youth programming is also available for teens. Kids are also welcome to stay with you during the service. We have designated play spaces in the sanctuary to keep your little ones entertained while you enjoy the service.

You are welcome to sit anywhere, but our friendly greeters are also available to guide you in if you wish.

What are the services like?

We offer three services every Sunday: 8:15 am Book of Common Prayer Service, 9:30 am Contemporary Service, and 11 am Classical Service. There is something for everyone in our multigenerational community.

Each service has relevant, biblically based preaching and Holy Communion.

After the services individual prayer is available for those who need it. Refreshments are offered after each service so you can make some new friends.

You can find out more about the services below.

Is the building accessible?

Our building is wheelchair accessible. We also have accessible washrooms and designated accessible seating areas in the sanctuary.