St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Church, Toronto

St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Church, Toronto

One of the prettiest churches in Toronto is the St. Andrews Church. It stands picturesquely by the lake with many parishioners coming from far and wide to attend service at the St. Andrew’s. Apart from that, the Church manages to attract many tourists because of its deep rooted traditional Anglican worship. The Church especially comes to life with the grand Christmas celebrations every year which are very popular amongst locals as well as visitors.

St. Andrew by the Lake was built in 1884. In the year 1959, it was sawed into two pieces and moved to Wards Island from its original location near a water filtration plant. There was no serious damage to the treasured stained glass windows of the Church during its successful shifting. Coinciding with the church’s centennial, the church was restored in 1984.

It is now a 25-minute walk from the Ward’s Island Ferry Dock and a 10 minute walk from the Center Island Ferry Dock.

It serves the parishioners living in Toronto and surrounding areas along with the Toronto Island community. This family church celebrates Holy Eucharist every Sunday at 10 am and is open to all. It is also used for events like weddings and concerts throughout summer months. Facilities for meetings, family gatherings, retreats and many more events are available at this Church.

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St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Church on Map

Sight Name: St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Church
Sight Location: Toronto, Canada
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Toronto Islands Self-guided Tour  

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