Bishop and Chapter have approved in principle the sending of a letter of intent to enter into a partnership that would support four of the homeless population. The final approval would be subject to the proponents being able to secure adequate federal, provincial and local support as well as the Chapter’s approval of a 20-year […]
This past spring the Cathedral Mothers’ Union, with the help of members of the congregation prepared a little over 200 ‘care packs’ and handed them out to University of New Brunswick students prior to their final exams. The packs were well received, and we are hoping to continue our outreach prior to the Christmas exams – […]
This year’s crop of angels has arrived at the Cathedral! Paper angels from the Fredericton Food Bank are waiting to be chosen from small trees in the cathedral and in the hall foyer. Each of the 60 angels indicates a specific gift for a needy boy or girl in our city. Unwrapped gifts, with the […]
The joy of giving was obvious this summer among people who took part in three Monday morning drop-ins for people in need. “Usually, the Outreach Committee operates weekly drop-ins from mid-September until mid-May and takes the summer off to give our dedicated volunteers a chance to rest and relax,” committee chair Penny Ericson explained. “This […]
The City of Fredericton Unsung Hero Awards are meant to acknowledge those individuals who go above and beyond to help build and shape their community. This includes helping bolster the work of social groups and organizations that offer recreational, cultural, or charitable services to the community. Sandy Robb, one of our volunteers with the Monday […]
Read the newsletter of the Central Saint John Ministry from Jasmine and Terence Chandra. The Pennies and Sparrows blog is here.
How long would it take you to handcraft 41 hats, 38 scarves, four pairs of mittens, four pairs of socks, and three lap robes? In my case, it would take until the 12th of Never to create 90 items because I lack talent and patience to knit or crochet. For two women from the Annapolis […]
Portrait of a [formerly] homeless woman Sandy Robb has fought for everything she has – most especially for her life and her home, because neither has been certain. She was the guest speaker at the Dec. 6 gathering of the Christ Church Cathedral ACW, which drew a large crowd.
Tasty sandwiches and warm socks aren’t the only things handed out to people in need at the Monday morning drop-in run by the cathedral’s outreach committee. Archdeacon Pat Drummond always gives a blessing of praise and thanksgiving to start the morning’s activities. At first, the clatter of dishes and chatter of voices would continue. But […]
Many reading this will have participated in an Alpha course in the past and perhaps you or your church are still doing so; or it may be that you have never heard of Alpha. If you are in this latter category, Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that explore the basics of life, faith […]