Tag Archives: Knox Presbyterian Church

Poverty Talked – We Listened

Last week a committed group of poverty activists convened for “Enough,” a Spoken Word Event at the Calgary Public Library’s John Dutton Theatre to mark the United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

The event featured spoken word performances from Calgarians who intimately understand the impacts of poverty and have an important story to share.

Faith Groups Energized to Map Their Community’s Assets

Exercise part of second interfaith community hub workshop

On Jan. 17, more than thirty people came together from all corners of Calgary for a workshop that explored how faith communities could serve as community hubs. It was the second event Knox Presbyterian Church and the Interfaith Council of Calgary hosted on this topic as part of their efforts to implement the Enough for All strategy.

Turning churches into community hubs

Nov. 22 workshop an opportunity for Calgary faith communities to explore transforming their worship spaces

Lincoln Park resident Amber Cannon credits the increasing well-being of her neighbourhood largely to the work of a local church, Bethany Chapel. The church runs a recycled clothing store for local residents, hosts community dinners and facilitates monthly meetings for local women to connect and learn specific skills. This is one picture of how a faith community’s gathering place might become a community hub.