We are excited to invite you all to gather with us on Sunday December 4th for our Service & Learning Sunday, by participating in one of the following options:
1. Online Baking (10am):
We will join together on Zoom from our kitchens at home to be guided through a shortbread recipe to prepare Christmas baked goods to be shared with the residents of A Better Tent City. A link to the Zoom call, along with the recipe and a list of needed ingredients, will be provided closer to the date.
2. In-Person Cooking at 22 Willow (9am): (10 people max – kids welcome)
We will meet at the 22 Willow kitchen to prepare Sunday evening dinner as a group that will be shared with the residents of A Better Tent City. All ingredients will be provided.
3. In-Person Cooking at A Better Tent City (9am): (6 people max – adults and teens only)
We will meet at The Better Tent City kitchen (Ardelt Ave Kitchener) to prepare and share Sunday brunch together with the residents of A Better Tent City. All ingredients will be provided.
4. In-Person Cooking at Supportive Housing of Waterloo (SHOW) (10am): (10 people max – kids welcome)
We will meet at SHOW to prepare food and then share brunch together with the tenants of SHOW. All ingredients will be provided.
5. Downtown Walk (9am): (6 people max – adults and teens only)
We will join at St. Matthews parking lot (54 Benton St Kitchener) to meet with a friend of Kim Dettweiler, who will guide us on a walk through downtown Kitchener, handing out muffins, fruit and coffee along the way. A list of items to hand out will be provided for those who wish to bring items along. Please note, this option requires walking a distance.
6. Hot Chocolate in Waterloo Town Square (10am): (20 people max – kids welcome)
We will meet at Waterloo Town Square to set up a “Free Hot Chocolate” table for anyone passing by. This is a “Random Acts of Kindness” event, with no strings attached! 🙂 It is also a fun opportunity to spend some time outside visiting with one another.
7. Christmas Workshop in the Gym at 22 Willow (9am): (45 people max – kids welcome)
Those who sign up for this option will come to the gym at 22 Willow at 9am and then choose from a list, one or more, “stations” to work at. These stations will include:
Please note, if you are interested in one of the options but are unable to join because of scheduling or in person gathering comfort level, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide alternative ways for you to engage.
We look forward to sharing in this time together as a community, as we inspire each other to actively live out the love and joy of Jesus in serving and learning together.