Advent is both a season of celebration and waiting. In homes, the Advent calendar (with its daily allotment of chocolates) and in churches, the Advent evergreen wreath (with its coloured candles) are dusted off and set in their hallowed places. These heart-warming symbols telegraph the approaching Christmas Day and also invite us to a period of waiting…
Canadian care homes struggle to keep the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic at bay, facing higher infection rates and increased isolation. They need our prayers and practical support at this time. As the body of Christ, let us come together in prayer.
Ten congregations received funding through the first call for applications; second call for applications issued for fall.
COVID-19 has changed everything. It’s forced us to be more creative, adjust our ways of working, and learn new skills. To maintain its charitable status, CCMBC abides by specific operating procedures like holding an AGM no more than six months from the end of the fiscal year, which meant that in 2020 we had to find new ways of conducting business. If you are like us, just getting the hang of online meetings, You may not even know where to begin.