What Is HOPE 2016?

HOPE 2016, a spring inspirational speaker series designed to share key tools you need to know and to experience what real HOPE is. Learn why many people turn to God to discover real life-changing HOPE.


What To Expect At Hope 2016

Every Saturday in April 2016, an expert guest speaker will share inspirational knowledge on how to find, experience and share everlasting HOPE.  Each session will open with live Christian music presentations.


Schedule of Speakers and Inspirational Music

02-Apr 10:00am Patrick Jacques Inspirational Music: Sharon Riley
02-Apr 4:30pm Patrick Jacques Inspirational Music: Teena Riley
09-Apr 10:00am Mathew Feeley Inspirational Music: Caroline Seale
16-Apr 10:00am Bill Santos Inspirational Music: Hope Felix
16-Apr 4:30pm Bill Santos Inspirational Music: Diane Seaton Humphrey
23-Apr 10:00am Mathew Feeley Inspirational Music: Renee Rowe
30-Apr 10:00am Fred Nichols Inspirational Music: Heather Picart
30-Apr 4:30pm Fred Nichols Inspirational Music: Caroline Seale

Series Host

Mathew Feeley

Mathew Feeley 2

Mathew Feeley

Leaving troubled life, filled with drugs and strife, Mathew Feeley has served as inspirational voice in Toronto since 1999. He pursued a BA in Religious Studies at Canadian University College. After his graduation from CUC and eventually Andrews University, Mathew spent much of his time as a Pastor conducting evangelistic series throughout Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and Brazil. He also assisted It Is Written Canada in several of their evangelistic efforts. Speaking on April 9 and 23 at 10:00am.



Guest Speakers

Patrick Jacques

Patrick Jacques

Patrick Jacques

Patrick Elie Jacques is currently pursuing a PhD in Clinical Psychology and a MA in Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. Pastor Jacques is a graduate of Oakwood University from the class of 2005- obtaining a MAJOR in Ministerial Theology and a MINOR in Business Management. Pastor Jacques is married to the former Amoy Thorpe, a Registered Kinesiologist. Patricks’ philosophy for ministry is summed up in Jn. 21:15-17— to love Jesus and to love His sheep. Speaking on April 2 at 10:00am & 4:30pm.



Bill Santos

Bill Santos

Bill Santos

Bill Santos spent 20 years as a management consultant and then the next 10 years as the Speaker and Director of It Is Written Canada. Over the years he as done evangelism in 5 continents in both English and Portuguese and has stirred the interest of thousands of individuals with his relevant and informative presentations. He continues to conduct evangelistic series and is working on a new television ministry “Lessons For Living Television which airs on CTV Two. Bill is married to Fatima and they have two children. Speaking on April 16 at 10:00am & 4:30pm.


Fred Nichols

Fred Nichols

Fred Nichols

Fred Nichols was born in Mandeville, Jamaica in 1977 and is the second child of three and the only son toPastor and Mrs. Derrick Nichols. In 1999 he graduated with a BA in Theology from Atlantic Union College in South Lancaster Massachusetts. He then obtained his Master of Divinity degree from Andrews University in May 2006. Fred married Christina Marie Fox in June of 2002 and they have three sons. Pastor Fred has worked in Boston and Chicago in the United States before coming to the Ontario Conference where he currently he is the Senior Pastor for the Toronto East Seventh-day Adventist Church. Speaking on April 30 at 10:00am & 4:30pm.





How To Get To HOPE 2016

Driving Instructions

Kanisa Fellowship is located in the Avenue Road and Highway 401 area.  We are just 5 minutes south of Highway 401.

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Parking Instructions

The church is located in a residential community.  We don’t want our visitors to park in the wrong area, and we don’t want to upset our friends and neighbours.  Please view our parking recommendations.


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Public Transit Instructions

Don’t drive? Not a problem.

You will need to take the  TTC Bus – ‘61 Avenue Road North’, and ask the driver to let you off at Dunblaine Avenue.  You can catch this bus from the Eglinton Station.


TTC 61A Avenue Road Bus

TTC 61A Avenue Road Bus

Walk 1 block west on Dunblaine Avenue, past the flower shop and Aroma Café, and you will be at Kanisa Fellowship in 3 minutes.


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What To Expect During Your HOPE 2016 Visit

Kanisa Fellowship strives to create one simple environment: Come As You Are. You do not have to be anyone else. We want to meet you. Our hope is that you will notice this immediately once you walk into the doors of our church. We want you to experience our genuine smiles, firm handshakes, and unconditional acceptance.


Here is a list of tips and information that will help enhance your visit with us:

Service Times

We start speaker series on Saturday mornings at 10:00am.  Our afternoon session start at 4:30. We usually finish our programs within 2 hours.

Free WiFi

We welcome you to tap into our free wireless Internet service while at Kanisa Fellowship. Ask our hospitality team for the password upon your arrival.


Be comfortable, be yourself! You will find some people dressed in their “Sabbath best,” with suits and ties (formal), and others in jeans and tees (relaxed). We encourage modesty and proper decorum in your attire so that we always show respect for God, the church and each other.


Children are the youth of tomorrow. We have no problem with you bringing children.


We love interactive and expressive worship. God is passionate about His people. This in turn, makes us passionate about Him. Check out our inspirational singers, band and the Kanisa Worship Ensemble, they are a treat to listen to and sing with.


HOPE 2016 is a free event.  However, there will be an opportunity for you to donate funds to assist with the costs. There is a giving kiosk located in the lobby church, if you would like to give through your debit card.