During our displacement, more than seeking continuity, we are looking into re-envisioning our ministry and presence in the city; so that every initiative we take will be the result of our life together in Christ.
Part of this process is building creative partnerships to find new ways to walk alongside the city’s poor and marginalized. Thanks to one of those partnerships, we will begin with one monthly take-out meal out of Christ Church Cathedral during the summertime (June 22, July 20, August 24).
GOVERNMENT AID RESOURCE
For those of you who have neighbours, friends, and families in need, you are welcomed to pass along this list of government aid that might of help to them.
Every summer, as a way to support the young families in our neighbourhood, we run two affordable soccer & art camps that are open to ages 3-14 years old. Children, preteens, and teens have the opportunity to learn the essential skills needed to be an effective soccer player, teammate and leader on and off the soccer field. It is a wonderful way to improve their fitness, self-esteem and confidence. Subsidies can be made available. For more information, click here.
Heart for the city PROJECT
Partnership and collaboration are integral to any wholesome neighbourhood engagement. Here are some of our partnering organizations:
Promise Vancouver is a place where people from various backgrounds gather (including socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, generational, and occupational) to build positive relationships with the intent of providing children and young adults with opportunities to be equipped with the experience and skills necessary for academic achievement, life management, spiritual growth, and leadership. For more information, please click here.
The Kinbrace community welcomes refugee claimants with housing, education, and support. Kinbrace is BC’s longest-serving housing provider for refugee claimants, offering dedicated support and accessible educational resources across Canada. For more information, please click here.
A Rocha envisions the transformation of people and places by showing God’s love for all creation. Restoring salmon habitat, training young scientists, inspiring school children, feeding low-income families – A Rocha is transforming people and places through hands-on conservation projects, environmental education programs and sustainable agriculture initiatives. For more information, please click here.