Hot chocolate for the soul

by adminis

I’d like to share a story with you from one of our recent AOK evenings.  To provide the context, our team walks the designated route, handing out hot chocolate, and we usually stop by the skate park to hang out with the youth there for a bit. We all pour hot chocolates, sit and chat. On this night, we sat down with a group…



Extreme Weather Response at NightShift

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As the CBC recently reported, “This winter could be one of the top three coldest winters in the past 20 years for Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia”. Once again NightShift is a designated operator of an overnight Extreme Weather Shelter, ready to open as given notice during the November – March season. This morning we held an…



A place for all people, a village of care

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Monday 3rd October marks the first day of voting for this truly visionary project. NightShift is planing to build ‘a village of retreat, recovery and reintegration’. The Care Village is a safe haven for people seeking restoration. By enabling individuals to rediscover purpose and unconditional love – by supporting them with counselling, life/work skills education and all-round care – the village of care will foster…



Students back to work

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The students from PLBC were a tremendous help in organizing the food and supply area of the warehouse. They also helped tackle the large mountain of clothing we currently have to sort through as we gather a new season’s worth of clothing donations.  We welcome youth groups on a drop-in or regular basis. On Thursday mornings we are pleased…



Grace

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“Grace” has come to the street in a manner of gentle, loving presence, like the name appropriately translated to our dear Charis Dyck. Though “a spark or a vapour that appears for a moment, and is no more,” truly she imparted a lifetime’s worth of love to and upon all who had the privilege of knowing…



Explosion of Care

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In addition to our night-time outreach, we’re always looking for day-time support to help with the ministry’s causes, to reach out in love and care and to ease the suffering of the poverty-stricken in our community. The North Delta Evangelical Free Church had their youth “Explosion” service project spanning the week and we were so thankful they were…



Brian McDonald

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The volunteers at NightShift Street Ministries are what this ministry is all about, they become our family. We are so sad to pass on the news that one of our faithful and dedicated volunteers was in a fatal motorcycle accident. Brian McDonald had served with NightShift for a very long time, as part of the family of…



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