I love outreach. Erinn wrote a great post about outreach yesterday ( http://erinnoxford.wordpress.com/2014/01/23/reason-1001/ ), and last night I had another experience that I’d like to share. I am part of a number of communities in Toronto outside The Dale, and these communities often overlap in a delightfully symbiotic way. One of these communities is Sanctuary,… Continue reading Toronto, the small town
Hello again, I hope that 2014 is off to a good start for you! When I started this blog, I told you that I had just lost my job at Alternative Grounds, and that I was taking some time to consider next steps. It is with excitement and some trepidation that I announce… After a… Continue reading The next step! And a story.
Christmas and New Years can be complicated times. Christmas, especially, is an emotionally-charged time, and I have a lot of conflicting feelings about it. I had a bit of a breakthrough this December, which I’d like to share with you. I accidentally went to the Dufferin Mall on Black Friday. I should say, I went… Continue reading Some post-Christmas and New Years thoughts
Hello again! I realize that I sort of dove into this blog to let you know about the loss of my job at Alternative Grounds, and to invite you to join me on this new stage of the journey as I figure out what’s next. So I thought that it might be a good idea… Continue reading A bit of background
Hello there! As you may know, I’ve been working part time at The Dale (previously Parkdale Neighbourhood Church) for about 16 months now, as a Community Worker. The Dale is a community in Parkdale, where we work to create a safe and welcoming space in which all people, particularly the vulnerable and broken, are encouraged… Continue reading A new stage on the journey…