News & Events

Upcoming  Events


Saturday, October 21 – 7pm

Reformation Concert
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian

Featuring the Aella ChoirCapital Chamber ChoirTrio Pensato, Cara Gilbertson-Boese, soprano, Tracey Stabback, soprano, Jean-Sébastien Kennedy, baritone, Kelly Richardson, flute, Scott Richardson, piano, Jennifer King, piano, Sabrina Tang, piano, and Shawn Potter, organ. A free-will offering will be collected for the Food Centre.


Recent Events


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.”
The Walk for the Centre heads out from City Hall The Walk for the Centre on October 16 at City Hall was a great success. For more information and to see photos from the day, visit our Walk page.
Ecumenical-Service-2016 Our annual Ecumenical Service for Social Justice was held on October 2 at St. Peter>and St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Rev. Michelle Terwilleger encouraged those present to “abide in Christ.”