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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!
The 2017 Annual General Meeting was held on April 24 at Church of the Ascension. Our speaker, Angela Keller-Herzog (co-founder and core organizer of Ottawa Centre Refugee Action) spoke on lessons learned in refugee sponsorship.
poster-christmascarol2016 Over $3000 was raised for the CEFC at the Dec 11 reading of Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol at Knox Presbyterian Church.
Our annual CCSAC & CEFC Advent Service was held on December 7 at Centretown United Church. Msgr. Kevin Beach of St. Patrick’s Basilica encouraged those present to “light a lamp instead of cursing the darkness.”