Our Lenten/Easter Appeal this year will support the Community Lunch held at Knox on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, September to June.
If you would like to support this worthwhile event, there are envelopes in the pews throughout Lent to Easter or you can call the church office with your credit card at 604 261 3747. Thank you!
Some Background on Knox Community Lunches
Community Lunches at Knox have been held for over 10 years. Originally, Aunt Leah's Non-Profit Society prepared the meal, served it and cleaned-up after the event. Knox members provided the funding for the meal and at-risk youth had practical experience with food preparation, serving and other aspects needed to help them gain employment. Unfortunately, Aunt Leah's did not have their government funding continued so Knox people and others took over the tasks essential for successful lunches.
Knox Free Community Lunches are held on the second Wednesday of every month, except July and August. Our mandate is to provide a free, nutritious meal and offer a sense of community to those who attend.
It takes many willing workers to successfully orchestrate our lunches:
Funding for this ministry comes from many sources. Donation envelopes are provided in the pews on Communion Sundays. Funding from the Vancouver Foundation has been received in the past and hopefully in the future. There was a special appeal for funding at Christmas. Best of all...one of our most faithful volunteers asked his friends to make a financial donation to the Knox Community Lunch instead of buying him birthday presents! That is the spirit of the Community Lunches at Knox