Outreach Committee's Mission Statement
"To co-ordinate,support and promote the congregation's outreach activities at a local, national, and international level."
We are concerned about many kinds of needs: spiritual, emotional, physical and social.
Please click on the following links if you are interested in finding out about local, national and international humanitarian projects:
Local Humanitarian Links
Caring for Children Fund
Lacombe Food Bank
Central Alberta Women's Emergency Shelter
Central Alberta Women's Outreach Society
Lacombe and District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS)
National and International Humanitarian LinksUnited Church of Canada: Connect Globally - Serve Overseas
United Church Partners in Mission: Global Partners
Other Overseas Service Programmes
Alternative Overseas Opportunities for Youth and Young Adults
KAIROS – An ecumenical partnership working to promote human rights, justice and peace, viable human development, and ecological justice. Local contact: Ross Smillie
United for Peace - A Program to address violence and the need to work toward just peace domestically and globally. Local contact Tom Crozier, Linda Crabbe
Canada Food Grains Bank - This program serves as a centralized grain banking and distribution system to alleviate world hunger. Local contacts: Vic Bergen, Ken Ditzler
Project Ploughshares - Project Ploughshares is an ecumenical agency of the Canadian Council of Churches established in 1976 to implement the churches' call to be peacemakers. Local contact: Ross Smillie
Our Committee welcomes new members.