As a way to support global and local missions, Emmanuel has a long history of mission groups which meet monthly to raise awareness for missions, serve together and conduct annual fundraisers. Mission groups are not only great communities of friends but they offer tangible support to our global and local partners.
Hazel Merrit Ladies Group: Named after one of our former missionaries, this group of ladies meets in the evening on the first Monday of the month. Annually in June, this group organizes a church wide garage sale that raises thousands of dollars for missions.
Janzen Ladies Group: Also named after a misionary family historically conncted to Emmanuel, this group of ladies meets in the afternoon on the second Thursday of the month.
Friends of Romania / Mustard Seed: This knitting group meets monthly to make
Channels of Blessing Dignity Packs: Several times a year volunteers gather to create hygene packs which are distributed to a variety shelters and drop in centres which serve the poor in our community. You can donate items or join the team in assembling and delivering the packs.
Robbie Burns Funraiser: Each January Emmanuel hosts an evening fundraiser celebrating all things Scottish. This enjoyable evening and silent auction raises money in support of one of our global partners.