Habitat For Humanity Interfaith Build

We are so pleased to announce that The United Church in Meadowood will be joining the St. Vital Interfaith Habitat For Humanity Build. There will be many opportunities over the next few months for our congregation to participate in fun community events to help raise money, and participate in other meaningful ways.

Big news for United Church in Meadowood Volunteers !

We now have dates and a location for our Habitat for Humanity Build!!!

Location: 376 B Enfield Crescent (near Bertrand St.)

Dates: Basement pre-build July 3 – 6; July 9  – 13 and July 16 – 20 

Main House build July 31 – August 3;  August 7 – 10 and August 14 – 17

 Habitat Family:  Anita Mbaye and children

To volunteer for the main build go to http://vhub.at/1JJ1R0Q

UCiM Volunteers, please go to the above noted website, and choose ANY DATE that fits in with your summer plans.

“Let us build a house, where Love can grow, it all begins with Faith, a plan, and You”

For more information on the Interfaith Fundraising Events, such as the Spaghetti Dinner in April, the Shed Build Team in May, the Paper shredding Event in May, or the BBQ in June Please see or contact Doug Purdey @ 256-5865 or email @ dpurdey@mts.net 

On, Monday, March 12th, Rochelle Squires read a private member’s statement at the Manitoba Legislature. Rochelle is very pleased to honour and recognize the contributions of the St. Vital Interfaith Project.

There are 4 upcoming events planned as fundraisers. Mark them on your calendars. All proceeds from the fundraisers will be going to the Habitat for Humanity St. Vital Interfaith Project.

If you are interested in joining a group from UCiM to attend and of these fundraisers, please speak with Doug Purdey (204) 256-5685) or dpurdey@mts.net for more information.

The Friday March 23 Interfaith Festival Evening, was especially highlighted by our friend Ali Karim (of UCiM) and his students of the Hi Life Steel Drum Orchestra. This group got a standing ovation, by the other performers and the 240 guests!! We had 40 people from the United Church in Meadowood in the audience!!  Wonderful! We raised $2400.00, plus another $1200.00 from public donations that night, for a total of $3600.00 for Habitat for Humanity and specifically the St. Vital Interfaith Build this summer.

April 20th, Spaghetti Dinner at St. Emilie’s Parish on St. Anne’s Road. Tickets are $10 per adult

May 12 shed building blitz at Faith Lutheran church, workers must be 16 or over. 6 person teams, 1 per congregation. There will also be a Pancake Breakfast and a Shred Your Documents event by donation

In June, there will be a community BBQ, hosted by UCiM and Sterling Mennonite Church, details and dates TBD

 UCiM is looking for a few good people to take on this challenge in the Shed Build!  Are you interested in this unique Team Building Experience for Habitat for Humanity?  Tools and materials are supplied.  See Doug Purdey if you want to join in the fun!

Thank you to Doug Purdey for agreeing to be UCiM’s liaison in this fantastic project and stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Take a look at this video with highlights from the recent Interfaith Music Festival

 

 

 

And the People Said

As I have learned more and spent more time here, it’s become more a discipleship opportunity.

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