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OTTAWA WEST END COMMUNITY CHAPLAINCY

 
 
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WHO ARE WE?

Ottawa West End Community Chaplaincy 

(OWECC) is a grassroots ecumenical initiative

present in the multicultural, multi-faith

 neighbourhoods of Pinecrest-Queensway.

 

OUR VISION AND WORK

Managed by a board of volunteers from supporting faith communities and local neighbourhoods, OWECC brings spiritual support and healing to numerous individuals and families. Discover the unique vision as well as some of the many exciting initiatives of the chaplaincy:

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OUR VISION AND MISSION

We seek to live an inclusive expression of community throughout the multicultural, multi-faith neighbourhoods of West Ottawa. We serve by providing a ‘ministry of presence’ that accompanies people who live daily with the challenges of poverty, isolation, mental & physical health barriers, addictions and underemployment. We provide a compassionate outreach attentive to the needs and hopes of individuals and neighbourhood communities. Working together  with people we desire to explore  possibilities for empowering hope and more abundant living.

WHAT WE DO

Adult, Youth, and Community Engagement. Activities include:


  • Visiting at the neighbourhood food banks

  • Attending other community events

  • Leading youth martial arts programs

  • Facilitating neighbourhood drop-Ins

  • Conducting seasonal celebrations of faith

  • Providing pastoral care / counselling as needed

TESTIMONIALS

“…has given me a sense of belonging, where I am welcomed and received.”


“…has given me confidence I lacked before.”


“…allows me to be an active and valued member where I am listened to and heard.”


“…brings people together.”


“…offers opportunities to grow socially and help others do the same.”

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Funds to operate the Chaplaincy come from area communities of faith, individual donations and fundraising activities. Please consider supporting the work of OWECC.


Contributions are tax deductible.

Cheques made payable to: "Ottawa West End Community Chaplaincy" can be sent to 

Ottawa West End Community Chaplaincy

#1008 - 265 Poulin Avenue

Ottawa, Ont., K2B 7Y8

Phone: 613-596-5939

Email: hunternb@bell.net 

 

CONTACT

382 Centrepointe Dr,
Nepean, ON K2G 6B4

613-250-0325

Praying Together