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On Jan 21, CCSAC participated in the Ecumenical Service of Prayer and Worship sponsored by the Christian Council of the Capital Region at Knox Presbyterian Church. The service was part of the Annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The Music for the Centretown Emergency Food Centre concert at Knox Presbyterian Church on Dec 10 raised almost $2000 for the CEFC. Nearly 200 people sang favourite Christmas carols, led by the Manotick Brass, the Knox Choir, and the wonderful organ of Knox.
On Nov 29 CCSAC and the CEFC held their annual Advent Service and Luncheon. George Haines, a long-time volunteer at the Food Centre from Southminster United Church, received the Food Centre’s Betty Neelin Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service at the luncheon.
CCSAC hosted an Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast for leaders and clergy of our member churches on Nov 3 at Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church. It was a contemplative morning of prayer and fellowship.
Walk 2017 Nearly 200 people participated in the Walk for the Centre 2017 on Oct 15 and raised $20,000 for the CEFC. See photos from the day in our gallery.
Representatives from CCSAC and the CEFC met with staff of Ottawa-Centre MP Catherine McKenna in June to discuss CCSAC’s recommendations to the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy.
Our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner was held on May 31 to honour the volunteers of the Centretown Emergency Food Centre. Thank you to the Centretown United UCW for catering a lovely meal!