A layman serves people in poverty — and offers them shelter from the storm

Randy Evans at the meal and service he offers to people who are poor on the waterfront in Wilmington, North Carolina. Photos by Alex Maness By  Yonat Shimron Journalist FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   When Hurricane Florence pounded the North Carolina coast, Randy Evans opened his home to people living outdoors. That act of hospitality exemplifies his ministry, … Continue reading “A layman serves people in poverty — and offers them shelter from the storm”

Healing Poverty

  Poverty, and the fear of poverty, affects many in Canada. One in seven Canadians are currently living in poverty. That means 4.8 million Canadians are struggling to meet their most basic needs every day. The Commission on Justice and Peace of the Canadian Council of Churches recently released a new report called “Healing Poverty.” … Continue reading “Healing Poverty”

Religious Social Action Coalition strives to end poverty in Newfoundland

The Religious Social Action Coalition hosts its annual symposium on issues related to poverty. Submitted photo Religious Social Action Coalition strives to end poverty in Newfoundland By Matt Gardner on July 12, 2018 Facebook Twitter email   The elimination of poverty is a bold goal, but it is the driving force behind every act of … Continue reading “Religious Social Action Coalition strives to end poverty in Newfoundland”

Homeless encampment presents quandary for Winnipeg Anglican church

By Joelle Kidd May 30, 2018 All Saints’ Anglican Church in Winnipeg has decided to remove a “tent city” that sprung up on its property. Up to 40 people lived next to the church for about a month. Photo: Google Earth   People living in tents next to All Saints’ Anglican Church in Winnipeg, diocese … Continue reading “Homeless encampment presents quandary for Winnipeg Anglican church”