Parkwoods people care about each other and about those beyond our Church walls, both locally and globally. Volunteers contribute time, energy and financial gifts to our many outreach programmes.
Community and Global Outreach: We strive to help those in need in and around our community and within the wider world. You are most welcome to join in the focus of any of the activities listed below.
> Massey Centre – one of two shelters that Parkwoods supports, our congregation raises funds and donates items with pregnant teens and single mothers in mind.
> Parkwoods is in the process of sponsoring a Syrian Refugee Family
> Parkwoods regularly conducts emergency relief fund responses to natural disasters.
> Eva’s Place, a shelter for youth. Parkwoods offers broad-based support: food, items oriented to teens, clothing and money donations.
> Operation Christmas Child: an international program that supplies children in developing countries with Christmas gifts.
> 40 Oaks: Special Liaison and Support for Christian Resource Centre (CRC) 40 Oaks.
> The Linkert Memorial Fund Committee: administers widespread support to a wide variety of outreach activities locally and globally.
See the full roster of current Outreach Activities for the year – below –
and the contact person or persons for each activity. Your involvement welcome!
|Art Club||Loreen Naylor|
|Benevolent Fund||Rev. Randy Naylor|
|Brookbanks Grannies||Carolyn Horton, Carol Jeffs|
|Brookbanks Apartment||Brian Jeffs|
|Christmas Cheer Bags||Nancy-Jean Nickel|
|Community Safety||Nancy-Jean Nickel|
|Emergency Food||Glory Wigle|
|Eva’s Place||John Horton, Cam Ferguson|
|Fitness Class||Bev Miller|
|Refugee Family Sponsorship||Ron Wigle, John Horton, Rev. Randy Naylor|
|Linkert Memorial Fund||Bud Bray|
|Loaves and Fishes||Lois Keir, Muriel Voskuil|
|Massey Centre||Nancy-Jean Nickel|
|Milk Bag Mattresses||Carol Gurd|
|Mission and Service||Marilyn Manners|
|Mitten Tree (mittens for school children)||Rita Kent|
|Operation Christmas Child||Wally and Rena Winter|
|Social Justice Issues||John Horton|
|U.C. Emergency Relief Fund-Raising||John Horton|
|Young at Heart||Wally and Rena Winter|