Celebration Church, Toronto -
Signficant Dates & Milestones
March 27, 2011 – Celebration Church celebrated its fifteenth anniversary at China Buffet King Restaurant.
January 3, 2010 – Celebration Church called Rev. Alan Goh
to be their minister after a vacancy of fifteen months.
April 5, 2009 – Celebration Church moved back to the Toronto Police Association building after attempts to purchase the Church of the Annunciation fell through.
October 5, 2008 – Rev. Peter Ma accepted a call to move to
St. Andrew’s Church, Markham. During this vacancy, interim moderators, Rev. Tom Eng and Rev. Walter Hearn, led and shepherded the congregation.
May 28, 2006 – Celebration Church celebrated its tenth anniversary at China Buffet King Restaurant.
June 29, 2003 - Celebration Church commissioned Sam and Linda Ling and family as fulltime missionaries with Interserve and are stationed in Central Asia.
October 20, 2002 - Celebration Church moved to the Church of the Annunciation on Florence Avenue, North York. This Anglican church would be home base for more than six years.
June 10, 2001 - Celebration Church celebrated its 5th Anniversary at China Buffet King restaurant. Almost 200 adults and children showed up.
January 1, 2000 - Celebration Church achieved self-sufficiency status as a congregation within the Presbyterian Church in Canada and no longer relied on grants from Canada Ministries.
August 17, 1997 - Celebration Church commissioned Richard and Alison Wong and family as fulltime missionaries to serve
March 16, 1997 - Celebration Church was constituted as a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in Canada
February 9, 1997 - Celebration Church moved across the street to meet in the Toronto Police Association building. The TPA facilities would become “home” for the next five years.
May 26, 1996 - Peter Ma was ordained by the presbytery of East Toronto in the sanctuary of Toronto Chinese Presbyterian Church and Rev. Peter Ma becomes Celebration Church’s first minister.
March 24, 1996 - A small group of friends from Toronto Chinese Presbyterian Church (www.torontocpc.com) met for worship for the very first time as CPC North at the Ramada Inn on Yorkland Boulevard.
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