Outreach Committee

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.


Outreach Links

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)

NeighbourLink



National and International Humanitarian Links

United 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


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Our Committee welcomes new members.