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Northwest Barrie United Church

Social Justice

Mar 7, 2017

Outreach & Social Justice

LGTBQ

  • We are an Affirming Church

Barrie Pride Parade

  • We march in the parade and host a booth after

Truth & Reconciliation

  • We are  providing educational opportunities regarding Residential Schools and hosting a Blanket exercise

Refugee

  • We are helping a family of five from Syria transition to life in Canada

Wishing Well – each month we ask the congregation to donate items to  support local organizations.  We support:

  • Food bank
  • Youth Haven
  • David Busby Centre
  • Senior’s Christmas Wish
  • Season’s Centre for Grieving Children
  • Hospice Simcoe
  • Georgian College Food Cupboard
  • Women and Children’s Shelter
  • Grove Park Home
  • Elizabeth Fry Society
  • Athena’s Sexual Assault
  • Off the Rack

David Busby Centre

  • Provide sandwiches for the Outreach Van Program
  • Collect blankets, clothing, books, toiletries, etc.

Women and Children’s Shelter

  • Every year on giving Sunday the Sunday School families fill and donate stockings to the shelter for the children in transition

Christmas Cheer

  • The Youth Group volunteered to help fill gift bags for children

Out of the Cold

  • Provide Shepherd’s Pies to the program once a month from December to April
  • Sunday School children made and donated pies

Baptisms

  • For every child who is Baptised we provide a Bed Kit through Sleeping Children

World Vision

  • The Sunday School children help support a child from Dominican Republic through their weekly donations

Habitat for Humanity

  • Helped paint a home

Izzy Dolls

  • Made dolls to take on Mission trips to developing countries to give to children

Battery Collection

  • Collect old, used batteries and recycle through Call 2 Recycle

Youth Group

  • Participate in a 24 hour Famine to raise awareness and fundraise for a cause such as clean water, food security, and homelessness.

705-734-3700

Church Office

Regular Office Hours
Mon - Fri
9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Summer Hours
Tues to Thurs
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

464 Ferndale Drive North,
Barrie, ON
L4N 7X6

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