An oasis in the heart of Toronto for over 200 years, Met United's landmark 1872 Gothic Revival edifice houses the largest collection of McCausland stained glass windows, the 54-bell Massey-Drury carillon, and Canada's largest pipe organ. Led by Minister of Music Jonathan Oldengarm, the church's music programme includes the Metropolitan Choir, the Metropolitan Hand Bells, the Metropolitan Silver Band (est. 1934, directed by Fran Harvey), the Metropolitan Choristers (dir. Jennifer Martyn), and Great Heart (dir. Ben Stein). These groups are featured at 11am on Sundays, and at special services through the year. Every Thursday from mid-September to June, "Noon at Met" presents free chamber music, voice or organ recitals, often preceded by a carillon recital at 11:30am.
The afternoon or evening “Music at Met” concert series runs the gamut from Early Music to show tunes. Met is a sought-after rental venue for concerts, and features state-of-the-art livestream video and audio systems. The building is wheelchair-accessible, and is easily reached by transit. Met is an Affirming Congregation, offering welcome and companionship to all, inclusive of age, ethnicity, gender identity, differing abilities, and sexual orientation.