YPBC – Summer Bible Study 2022

The Parables of Jesus
Wednesdays at 7 p.m. on Zoom
8 weeks: July 6 - August 24

Wherever you are this summer plan now to attend our Summer Bible Study series. Members of the YPBC community offer fresh insights into the Parables of Jesus. We look forward to an exciting summer full of rich discussion. Please forward this invitation to others who might be interested in joining us.

Register Today!
We invite all who plan to attend to click here to register online. Once registered you will be sent a link. The study is being offered ONLINE ONLY.


July 6
The Sower and the Seed

Matthew 13:1-9, Mark 4:1-9, Luke 8:4-8
Leader: Carol Radford-Grant

Carol Radford-Grant has been the Provincial Archivist of Saskatchewan (PAS) since September 2021. She leads a team that preserves and provides access to the province's historical records of the government, as well as individuals, organizations, businesses, and associations. Before joining the PAS, she worked as an archivist for over 20 years in Toronto. During her time in Toronto, she was an active member at Yorkminster Park and enjoyed volunteering.


July 13
The Parable of the Wheat and the Tares

Mathew 13:24-30
The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats
Mathew 25:31-46
Leader: John Torrance

Rev. John R. Torrance, B.A., M.Div., graduated from McMaster Divinity College in 1972 and served as pastor in five churches in Ontario before retiring from Yorkminster Park Baptist Church as Associate Minister, Pastoral Care, in February of 2009. Since retirement he has served as Interim Pastor at several churches and in 2016 was appointed Minister Emeritus, Pastoral Care. He and his late wife Margaret have three sons and two granddaughters.


July 20
The Parable of the Tenants
Matthew 21:33-44, Mark 12:1-11, Luke 20:9-18
The Parable of the Good Shepherd
John 10:1-18
Leader: Rob Inman

Dr. Rob Inman is a renowned rheumatologist at the UHN and faculty member of the University of Toronto Medical School. Rob has been a life-long member of Yorkminster Park whose faith was deepened through his work with Paul Henderson. Rob has been leading Bible Studies at Yorkminster Park for many years and is a regular contributor to YP's Walking Together online devotional.


July 27
The Good Samaritan

Luke 10: 25-37
Leader: Milton Fletcher

Milton Fletcher is a retired GM executive who serves as a Life Coach. While he has a home in both Detroit and Arizona, his heart resides in Toronto at Yorkminster Park. Milton's long association with YP began with a visit to a Watch Night service in 2001. Since that time, he has become a great friend of YPBC arranging for several pulpit/choir exchanges with Hartford Memorial Baptist Church in Detroit.


August 3
The Unforgiving Servant

Matthew 18:21-35
Leader: Janet Kim

Janet Kim serves in the alumni department of the University of Toronto and has been an active member of Yorkminster Park for more than twenty years. Her leadership of our Board of Mission introduced us to the STEP program. Janet also established the wonderful foot washing ministry that continues to offer care and compassion for our Out of the Cold guests. She has been a leader in YP's refugee support work and a faithful leader of Bible Studies.


August 10
The Rich Man and Lazarus

Luke 16:19-31
The Parable of the Lost Sheep
Matthew 18:12-14, Luke 15:3-7

Leader: Paula Willis

The Reverend Paula Willis serves as Minister of Pastoral Care and Discipleship at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. Previously she served as Chaplain at various hospitals and care facilities in Toronto, including the Toronto Grace Health Centre and Mount Sinai. She is a graduate of York University (B.A.), and Trinity College, University of Toronto (MDiv) and is currently working towards her DMin at Acadia Divinity College, Acadia University. She is an avid reader, researcher, and writer in her spare time and mother of two, Philip and Colette, both of whom she considers the greatest of teachers.


August 17
The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector

Luke 18:9-14
Leader: Eric McGeer

Eric McGeer taught Latin and history at St Clement's School for many years. Originally a specialist in Byzantine history, he turned to Canadian military history and is the author of several books on the subject. He is currently writing a book on the experiences and relations of the Dutch and Canadians in the Nijmegen Salient during the winter of 1944-45.


August 24
The Parable of the Wedding Feast

Matthew 25:1-13

Leader: John Speller

John Speller is a retired Hospitality Controller who has attended Yorkminster Park with his family since Park Road joined Yorkminster in the 60s. He is married to Ann, and they are the proud parents of Jeffrey and Emma.

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