One For All Benefit Concert, Featuring Cold Water Roots May 30, 2018

One for All Concert – featuring Cold Water Roots – Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the BLCF Cafe – 1307 Bloor Street West – Take the Bloor Line to Lansdowne Station and go 1 Block west on the South Side of Bloor at BLCF Blcf Church All proceeds go to feeding the homeless and marginalized in the heart of Toronto at the BLCF Cafe Community dinner, every Wednesday since January 2008.

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Prayer Walk in the Heart of Toronto at BLCF Church

JOIN US TO PRAY FOR OUR COMMUNITY !

in the Heart of Toronto at BLCF Church

Every month, on the first Tuesday, believers from several congregations in west

Toronto gather to worship and pray for one another and for the neighborhood.

Standing together in unity our prayers are lifted to God that we may see His blessing

in our churches and in our neighborhood !

On Tuesday, February 6th, we will be gathering at:

Bloor Lansdowne Christian Fellowship – BLCF Church

1307 Bloor Street West (1 block west of Lansdowne Avenue)

BLCF: 416-535-9578 – blcfchurch@yahoo.ca

EVERY PRAYER COUNTS !   YOUR PRAYER COUNTS !

Let’s join together in faith looking to God for His blessing upon our community !

***Contributions of non-perishable food items for the BLCF Cafe Community Dinner 

 would be greatly appreciated !

Follow-up to the above post:
BLCF Prayer Walk, February 6, 2018. Some thirty people from 7 churches sang, walked, and prayed first at BLCF and later in the Bloor Lansdowne neighborhood.

Question: “What is prayer walking? Is it biblical to go on a prayer walk?”                                                       

 (-from gotquestions.org/prayer-walking)

 

Answer: Prayer walking is the practice of praying on location, a type of intercessory prayer that involves walking to or near a particular place while praying. Some people believe that being close to a location allows them to “pray nearer to pray clearer.” Prayer walks are taken by individuals, groups, and even whole churches. They can be as short as a block or as long as many miles. The idea is to use the five senses—sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch—to increase the intercessor’s understanding of prayer needs.

For example, if you walk through your neighborhood looking for things to pray about, you might come across a yard that is extremely untidy and rundown. This might prompt you to pray for the health, both physical and spiritual, of the residents inside. Some groups prayer walk around schools, prompting prayer for the teachers and students inside, for their safety and peace, and for the schemes of the devil in their school to be thwarted. Some people feel they can concentrate and direct their prayers more effectively by walking near the people and places they are praying for.

Prayer walking is a relatively new phenomenon, the origin of which is not clear. There is no biblical model for prayer walking, although since walking was the major mode of transportation in Bible times, clearly people must have walked and prayed at the same time. However, there is no direct command that prayer walking is something we should be doing. To believe that prayers offered in any setting, or while in any position, are more effective than those offered at another time or in another manner is not scriptural. In addition, while we may feel we need to be close to a location or situation to pray more clearly, our heavenly Father, who is everywhere at all times, knows exactly what needs are present and will respond to them in His own perfect will and timing. The fact that He allows us to be part of His plans through our prayers is for our benefit, not His.

We are commanded to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17), and since walking is something we do daily, surely part of praying without ceasing is praying while walking. God hears all prayers offered by those who abide in Christ (John 15:7), regardless of time, place, or position. At the same time, there certainly is no command against prayer walking, and anything that prompts us to pray is worthy of consideration.

Brrr… Extreme Cold in the Heart of Toronto

Brrr… Extreme Cold in the Heart of Toronto

January 2018 marks the the tenth anniversary of BLCF hosting a community dinner, serving the homeless and marginalized in the heart of Toronto at the BLCF Cafe.

And with the advent of bitterly cold weather, Bloor Lansdowne Christian Fellowship is asking for donations of socks, gloves, scarves and toques for our homeless and marginalized guests in the heart of Toronto at the BLCF Cafe Community Dinner.

Donations may be brought to the BLCF Cafe Community Dinner, (Wednesdays between 6 and 8 PM). To arrange delivery at a different time, contact Sophie by email: blcfcafe@yahoo.ca or call BLCF at 416-535-9578.

Not a bread line, food bank or soup kitchen, BLCF Café has been serving wholesome dinners to upwards of 150 of Toronto’s homeless every Wednesday evening since January 2008. Individual and groups of volunteers are welcome.

BLCF Cafe/BLCF Church, 1307 Bloor Street West, one block west of Lansdowne Avenue. Help bring some warmth to those in need.

BLCF Cafe Fall Fundraiser Featuring the Music of Coldwater Roots


BLCF Cafe announces its Fall Fundraiser on Wednesday, December 6 at 6:30 PM. The Fundraiser features the music of Coldwater Roots. All proceeds from the benefit go to feed the homeless and marginalized at the BLCF Cafe Community Dinner. Join us for an evening of great music, supporting a great cause in the heart of Toronto.


 



Fall Fundraiser featuring the music of Coldwater Roots at the BLCF Cafe, 1307 Bloor Street West, one block west of Lansdowne Avenue. By TTC – take Bloor line west to Lansdowne Station, go one block west on south side of Bloor Street West, Wednesday, December 6, at 6:30 PM, 416-535-9578.

 

Run under the auspices of Bloor Lansdowne Christian Fellowship – BLCF Church, BLCF Cafe Community Dinner serves dinner to over 100 homeless and marginalized guests every Wednesday evening since January 2008.