Watoto Children’s Choir led Knox in an uplifting spiritual worship service this past Saturday, March 18th at 6 p.m. It’s a must see performance, attached is the worship at Knox Oakville? You can catch them live at a number of locations, so go to Watoto Choir calendar of events In January 2017, Watoto launched a […]
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The Knox family rallied around the plea for more sandwiches, and we had an amazing 340 sandwiches delivered on Thursday to provide dinner for the homeless in Toronto! (That was 43 loaves!) THANK YOU to everyone who responded.
We will need you again on the third Thursday of each month, whenever you are able. Watch for the reminder announcement. Praise the Lord for this wonderful church family!
The Lighthouse for Grieving Children has moved to a new home! They are now located in a recently refurbished and larger building at the corner of Rebecca St. and Bronte Rd. They had outgrown their former space in downtown Oakville, which is a testament not only to the need for this kind of grief support in Halton, but also to the sheer hardwork and determination of Lighthouse staff dedicated to providing support services to children.
We know it’s a little early to start thinking about Advent, but if you have an Advent wreath in your home—or if you just like candles and want to support a good cause—consider purchasing some handmade candles from Evangel Hall. Called This Little Light Candles, the initiative at the Toronto street mission provides homeless and at-risk women with meaningful work experience in a supportive and therapeutic community. Employment reduces social isolation, and increases financial independence. Learn more in this post.
The Presbyterian Church in Canada working through the Presbyterian Church of Ghana is making an impact on hundreds of lives in a meaningful and sustainable way. We are not simply throwing money at a problem out of a sense of guilt but rather working in partnership so that funds are only part of the support.
Zenabu has been a part of the Go Home Project for the last 26 years. Her story begins in her home community, where her young nephew took sick one day. Before Zenabu knew it her husband’s brother, the boy’s father, came to Zenabu’s house grabbed her and dragged her through the community accusing her of bewitching her nephew.