How God uses us?

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Ordinary people doing Extra-ordinary things. Lesley left a huge imprint in my heart exactly one year ago. She had bounced through the door of Sisters Thrift Boutique with bags of clothing to donate for people living on the street. In 2011, I had met Lesley at one of NightShift’s Information & Orientation Sessions, at which…



“Reach out and touch…somebody’s hand”

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I absolutely love celebrating birthdays and anniversaries. Don’t you? I have a confession to make this evening. I’ve been holding a special birthday card close to my heart and celebrating all day with Papa, reluctant to share the occasion with anyone else. How incredibly selfish is that? So here it is. Today is NightShift’s birthday.…



Bringing Christmas to the streets

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As many of you already know, our mobile care program serves in the heart of Whalley in the form of the Care Bus. Every week we offer nursing and counselling services to street friends at no charge, and we are always looking for new ways to engage with people in need. That’s why we were…



Join us for our inaugural Builders’ Breakfast Forum

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On Wednesday, November 13th, NightShift Street Ministries, in partnership with the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association, will launch a Builders Breakfast Forum. If you are an industry leader involved in developing, building, renovating or selling homes, you won’t want to miss out hearing how Kent Sillars, President of Vesta Properties, builds for success. Vesta Properties built…



Walk the Walk: with your hands and feet

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Many hands make light work. John Heywood, English playwright and poet, 1497-1580 You may have heard me quote this in the past in describing the positive outcome that team work produces in the ministry and how we couldn’t do all that we do without your ‘hands and feet’, prayers and support. Here’s another interpretation of…



Walk the Walk: in the face of adversity

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I find it amazing how many parallels there are between my Walk the Walk training and the challenges we face at NightShift – life in general. Every time I lace up either at the track or at the gym, I am reminded how difficult it is to stay faithful to my commitment – at the…



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