“I want you churches,” the city councillor declared, “to put us on notice that you’re not going to offer charitable food anymore.”
For many in the room, this challenge was a shock to the system. But for those of us rethinking the food ministries at Vancouver’s Christ Church Cathedral, it added much-needed fuel to the fire. This was the kind of change we were seeking to bring about, we didn’t yet know how to get there.
In this episode, Andrew Stephens-Rennie reflects on the process of transformation that started to lead the Cathedral’s food ministries beyond charity towards justice.
Beyond Housing to Homefulness Symposium: https://empireremixed.com.azwawtg5j2-jqp3vl7gy450.p.temp-site.link.azwawtg5j2-jqp3vl7gy450.p.temp-site.link/homefulness
Empire Remixed: https://empireremixed.com.azwawtg5j2-jqp3vl7gy450.p.temp-site.link.azwawtg5j2-jqp3vl7gy450.p.temp-site.link
Sorrento Centre: https://www.sorrentocentre.ca
A Sort of Homecoming: https://www.amazon.ca/Sort-Homecoming-Honoring-Academic-Community/dp/1532683553
Maundy Cafe Website: https://www.thecathedral.ca/maundycafe