Chaplaincy at Memorial University Uniquely located adjacent to the MUN campus, we host the Anglican Chaplaincy
Our MUN Chaplain, Rev. Roger Whalen, is active in parish
We host an International Thanksgiving Dinner in October and various potluck meals through the year
Rabbittown Community Center We proudly support:
Rabbittown Community Centre,
a community kitchen (through which participants learn to cook healthy meals on a budget)
three hydroponic gardens in Rabbittown for the centre to provide vegetable for their residents
. Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) Donations are made through PWRDF envelopes.
PWRDF works with other relief agencies to respond to crises throughout the world including:
o AIDS work in South Africa o famine relief for the Sahel region of western Africa o agricultural work in Burundi o a drinking water program in Tanzania o the Food for Families program in the Solomon Islands
We Care Foundation
We have helped establish a scholarship program for Nigerian girls who have been displaced by Boko Haram.
To date we have helped send 23 girls to school to date and continue to support this ministry
Sign Ministry. Sometimes topical, sometimes humorous, and even sometimes controversial, our signs are a constant witness to our Lord as we engage the population in conversation.
Some of these signs have included: o “Jesus loves you and I am trying really hard,” o “Even Jesus had a fish story!” o “God, His last name is not Damn!”
Support through Meeting Space We have developed our hall into a very inviting meeting space that has become one of the foundations of our outreach. Some of the groups supported through our hospitality include:
Emmanuel Chinese Church (worship here every Sunday)
St Andrew’s School (hosts their annual Gala here)
Vibrant Communities (hosts their Community Forum here)
Rabbittown Community Centre (Community Kitchen)
Alcohol Anonymous meets here on Friday nights)
Financial Support We contribute to:
The School Lunch Program- providing nutritious lunches to children in Grades K-6
Iris Kirby House - providing shelter to women and their children who are experiencing relationship abuse.
Food Bank and Christmas Hampers
Refugee Family We responded to the refugee crisis in Syria by
Sponsoring a family
Raising all funds and household supplies needed to host a family
At present, as of August 2016, we are awaiting their arrival.
Updated August 2016
St. Augustine's Anglican Church, 1 Westerland Rd., St. John's, NL, A1B 4J9