Saturday afternoon Ministry Opportunities:
· This cost covers your transportation, lunch *and remaining money goes to the charity visited.
· (*no lunch included in Kids Against Hunger slot and no transportation needed.)
All run from 11:45 to 4:30 except for Kids Against Hunger which will begin after lunch. (If you are registering for any of those that begin at 11:45, you will not be able to participate in the lunch with Ksenija Magda.)
Frontlines: 15 spots
Culinary students will serve you lunch and then you will cook with them. By October 1st email firstname.lastname@example.org a few recipes that have meaning to you (family tradition, a religious food (hot cross buns; a significant memory etc...)and at the event share its meaning with others. The participants will also take part in an art based activity with aprons.
Kids Against Hunger - meal packaging +100 spots
Be one of the 100+ women packaging meals right at the hotel. Kids Against Hunger packages highly nutritious, life-saving meals for starving children and malnourished children and their families. These will be made available to our local charities in Toronto.
Matthew House: 8 spots
Matthew House is a community in downtown Toronto that welcomes and supports refugee claimants. We are excited to invite you to join us for a community meal where you will get to meet some of the refugees, volunteers and staff at our reception home. You will also help in this important work by supporting our day-to-day operations including cleaning and organizing our home and/or our donation space. We hope you will join us.
Men Ending Trafficking 10 spots
During this outreach, participants will tour the various "hot spots" around the city where ministry to youth human-trafficking victims is taking place.
Oasis Dufferin Community Centre 20 spots
Oasis is not programs, mission, service, or helping people. Oasis is about relationships. By engaging all of our community members in relationships there is no giver and no recipient. If you are ready to share your journey with people who can encourage you as your encourage them, then come and join us for a community prayer walk.
Rahab Ministries: 6 spots
Rahab Ministry was founded in 2009 as an outreach to young women in the sex trade in the GTA. It is a program of Youth Unlimited/TYFC in partnership with CARE. Be a part of a team to visit massage parlours in Toronto and go on a prayer walk.
rEcess ministry: 50 spots
During this outreach, volunteers will learn about this nationally renowned ministry to families that have children with special needs and how to adapt it in your own church.
South Asian Welcome Centre: 6 spots
South Asian Welcome Centre serves the community by addressing their mental health, social needs and quality of life needs in a culturally competent and culturally sensitive, holistic and integrated environment. We believe that with the right tools and opportunities, people can make choices that lead to meaningful lives. Learn how to love your Muslim neighbours through education and visiting their local place of worship.
The Dale: 20 spots
The Dale is built on the belief that Jesus was and is real. We believe in and seek to be transformed by God’s hope, grace and peace. The Dale has no building. All of our programming happens in partnership with local organizations and outside on the street. We have few belongings and endeavour to share what we have. Our drop-in programs and outreach are run by community members, of all backgrounds and ability, for our community. Participants will join The Dale staff, coming as we are, creating a space where we are safe to ask hard questions, praying together, encouraging each other, sharing a meal and celebrating.