St. Agnes, located in a residential neighbourhood just off Grand Boulevard, features a variety of Food Outreach Initiatives which include Weekly Community Meals (partnered with St. Andrew United), Sandwiches for Lookout Shelter.
Weekly Community Meal
A sit-down, soup and sandwich meal is served every Thursday from 12noon till 1pm at St. Andrew United Church. Up to 15 volunteers serve homemade soup and sandwiches prepared from bread donated by Cobs Bread, Park Royal. This year-round meal is guided by Sharing Abundance with Director Rev. Lizz Lindsay.
Sandwiches for Lookout Shelter
Two Monday evenings per month at 7 pm, meet to prepare fillings and make sandwiches for Lookout Shelter. Occasionally help is needed. Contact Marion Edwards by phone at 604.987.0432.
St. Catherine’s is located in Edgemont Village an affluent North Vancouver neighbourhood and features a couple of on-going projects which includes Cookies for Lookout Homeless Shelter and an On-going collection for NS Harvest Project Food Bank. An annual Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner is prepared as part of the parish's community service, it is served in the parish hall and involves a number of community groups and also user groups that call St. Catherine's home. The meal on average is served to approximately 200 people in the community who are needy and/or lonely.
Soup to Share
Soup and Sandwich lunch served at St. Clement on an ad hoc basis. The soup is donated by parishioners and financial donations towards lunch are directed toward outreach ministries. 25-30 served. Soup to Share is on hiatus for the summer.
North Shore Harvest Food Bank
Regular donations are made by the parish to this food bank, supplemented in summer time by fresh vegetables grown by St. Clement’s Church School. Parish support of North Shore Harvest is year round.
These ministries do not receive any outside funding and are all supported by the parish.
St. Christopher in West Vancouver offers a year-round Food Bank service. Food is available at the church for pick-up if needed. Parishioners also donated food on a year-round basis for North Shore Harvest Food Bank.
Celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2017, St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church’s motto is “Connecting with our Community.” We have a number of Hospitality outreach programs: