COVID contemplations that provide a balm for the spirit: The Westside Anglicans Neighbourhood Ministry’s (WANM) retired deacon and clergy lead the Reverend Dr. Pitman Potter has prepared a timely new book of contemplation and reflection, which is being used as a fundraiser for the WANM. Click the following link for complete details: NEWS
On August 29, 2020, the Westside Anglican Neighbourhood Ministry (WANM) resumed its Street Outreach program, adhering to Protocols that have been approved by the Diocese of New Westminster.
In keeping with the directives from the Canadian Government, province of BC regulating officials and Archbishop Melissa, the Westside Anglican Neighbourhood Ministry (WANM) suspended its usual programs, effective March 17, 2020.
During this time, the WANM allied with other community partners to continue serving the homeless and vulnerable community through a very successful clothing and food drive.
More than 1,500 items—ranging from staples such as canned meat and fish, peanut butter, canned vegetables, cereals, protein bars, pasta and soup, along with close to 200 juice boxes, water, fruit cups and other assorted food supplies—were delivered to Kits Cares Neighbourhood House and St. Augustine’s Church in Marpole for their weekly food programmes.
In addition to food items, more than 10 car loads of clothing were safely delivered and gratefully accepted by two downtown Eastside shelters.
A heartfelt “Thank You” to all donors and volunteers, who assisted in these weekly donations and deliveries.