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Faith, Generosity, Ministries

With God, all things are possible!

“But we have only five loaves of bread and two fish!” they answered. Matthew 14:17 NLT That one verse comes to mind as I think back to the day when I presented the idea of a Knit-a-thon to our CommuKNITy Cares group in Salmon Arm. I had lofty goals in mind for our group! I do have a tendency to think on a large scale, but it’s hard not to when there is so much potential!  This project not only gave us the opportunity to meet local as well  ...

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Create, Generosity, Ministries

Knit & Crochet-a-thon

Join CommuKNITy Cares in our latest outreach project! We are putting our creative skills to work again as we embark on our first project supporting international missions. CommuKNITy Cares and the Salvation Army New Hope Community Church are hosting a knit & crochet-a-thon from February 26 – March 26, 2022 to help raise funds for the Salvation Army’s Partners in Mission campaign. Most of you know that the Salvation Army is the church where Rick and I attend, both here  ...

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Create, Faith, Generosity, Inspired

CommuKNITy embraces community!

This past Valentines Day morning I got in to my car to head down to our church to meet a dedicated group of volunteers that were ready to serve on the streets of Calgary. Since Christmas, CommuKNITy Cares has been busy making hand-knit scarves and Valentines morning was the day we chose to use them to share God’s love with others. That morning we were setting out to meet some of our homeless population to give them a warm scarf and more importantly, to let them know they were loved!  ...

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Create, Faith, Generosity, Inspired, Ministries

A multitude of hands were kept warm this winter!

About this time last year I set a lofty goal to collect 2000 pairs of hand made mittens to distribute to all the families that came to collect Christmas presents for their children through the Salvation Army Toy Hamper program. The goal was based on the number of children that came through the program at our church the year before. I believe there were over 7000 children participating in the program across the city of Calgary, with about 2000 of them being designated to pick up their  ...

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