Archive for Category: Outreach

Congratulations!

We send congratulation to our children at Wellington Orphanage in Sierra Leone for successfully passing the public exams to enter Junior Secondary School……..  We continue to pray against the violent outburst of protestors on the streets of Freetown in mid-August that killed 6 police officers and 21 civilians. Since...

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2022 Graduates from Wellington Orphanage

Our Church has had the privilege of walking with Wellington Orphanage in Sierra Leone, Africa for over 21 years. We are so happy to congratulate some of our original orphans on their Graduation from University this year. Kadiatu, graduated with her BSC Degree in accounting (she helped Bintu) Aminata,...

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Bluewater Growing Project – 2021 Summary

Dear Wellington Square United Church It is with happiness and pleasure that we wish to report that the Bluewater Growing Project (BGP) was able to raise a record amount of $130,000 for theCanadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB). Of this amount $48,000 was designated for projects of the United Church of...

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Sew on Fire

The Wellington Square Outreach Committee that supports Wellington Orphanage in Sierra Leone would like to thank church members, friends and family who came out to help assemble hygiene kits at Sew on Fire on Feb. 15/22.  Sew on Fire is a charitable organization that supports mission groups in Canada...

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Frannie’s Chapel Update

The Hands and Hearts for Africa (HAHFA) team is so very grateful for the support provided to our partners in Malawi over the past year.  This support has led to the building of “Frannie’s Chapel” in memory of our dear friend and co-founder, Fran Gray.  This chapel, the first...

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Mexico Update

Each year, YUGO ministries commit to building over 100 homes for people in communities around the Ensenada area. These are young families, often with multiple generations under one roof who struggle with food and shelter insecurity. YUGO ministries rely on their partnership with churches around North America to support...

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Bintu

We have loved Bintu in prayer for over a year. She had a hernia in her tummy, you can see in her Christmas picture how large it had grown. They couldn’t operate as she developed TB in the sac around her heart and was on medications for 6 months....

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2021 Sierra Leone Container Update

Our container sent October 2021 arrived just before Christmas. Food, clothing, shoes, bedding, towels, soap, medical supplies, toys, sports equipment, along with garden and carpentry tools were such a blessing. Pastor Mansaray sends their deepest thanksgiving to the Wellington Church saints. Our prayer was that the container contents would...

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Growing Her Future (documentary)

MeetAsnakech Zema. In this film, she welcomes us to her thriving farm in southern Ethiopia. In the last three years, she has built up her land through practicing conservation agriculture, and now grows enough food to feed her family and others. The work she and her family are doing...

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