Outreach

  • St. Columba makes available non-perishable food to those in need from our Pantry Cupboard.

  • Supporting children in our community, St. Columba donates school supplies to Manor Park Public School every fall.
  • Each year, along with other Anglican Church Women within the diocese, St. Columba donates and packs clothing, toys, toiletries, and household items in support of Bales for the North.

  • Twice a year, St. Columba parishioners make and serve lunch to our special friends in the High Horizons program for physically challenged adults.
  • St. Columba contributes to Habitat for Humanity in the National Capital Region.
  • A special collection during our annual Blessing of the Animals service is donated to the Ottawa-Carleton Humane Society.
  • Carleton University ecumenical chaplaincies’ student food project.
  • Shepherds of Good Hope
  • The Altar Guild is a supporter of the “Buy a Tile” campaign of the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health.

Diocese Initiatives

  • Primates World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), Canada’s Anglican response for emergency relief, refugees, development, and justice.
  • Centre 454, providing drop-in support services and social recreational activities for individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Cornerstone, emergency shelter and supportive housing for women.
  • The Well, a gathering place for women and women with children.