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Caring & Sharing 2019

2022 Christmas Caring & Sharing Launches the 1st Sunday of Advent | November 27, 2022

We are privileged once again to be able to bring hope to so many through the annual Caring & Sharing ministry.  Working in partnership with local ministries, this year we have committed to:

  • 85 Children’s pajamas

  • 30 Dads’ Christmas Gifts

  • Full Christmas (stockings, presents, food) for approximately 15 people

  • Full Christmas (stockings, presents, food) for approximately 20 people/6 families

The last couple of years approximately $10,000 has flowed through this ministry.  Needs inevitably exceed what we have committed to above.  But with God’s good grace, working through us, we have been able to meet the needs time and time again.  It is always a blessing to see so many people take part in this ministry initiative. 

  • Buy a gift(s) - Take an ornament with gift suggestions included from the Caring and Sharing Tree.

    • Bring the wrapped gift(s) with the original tag to the church before 10:00 am Sunday, December 18.

  • Fill a stocking(s) - Take a stocking with gift ideas included from the Caring and Sharing Tree.  Bring the stocking with the original tag to the church before 10:00 am Sunday, December 18.

  • Make a financial contribution and we will do the shopping for you.  Please mark your contributions as “Caring & Sharing”

  • Shop for gifts.

  • Drive to deliver on Sunday, December 18

  • Show Up to be a packer/wrapper Sunday, December 18 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

    • Help to coordinate and package each family’s gifts with care.

Whatever your talents they are greatly needed and appreciated. Thank you in advance for your prayers and participation. May our blessings over flow. 


For further information please contact: Jean Jamieson at:  416-457-5686 /

Christmas Food Hampers

For our local families, we are providing food hampers.  With the increased cost of food which we are feeling, it is felt even more acutely by those with limited means. Below is a list of shelf staples ~ we will do the fresh shopping (yes financial contributions are welcome!)  Let’s share our abundance and help those within our community that are less fortunate.

Drop-Off Dates & Times

  • Friday, December 16 from 10:00 am to Noon

  • Saturday, December 17 from 10:00 am to Noon

Food Hamper Contact

For more information, please contact Nancy Taylor at:  905-453-8256

We are looking to stock up on:

Pancake/Waffle Mix


Peanut Butter/Jam


Hot/Cold Cereal

Granola Bars

Cheese Whiz

Canned Fruit

Canned Vegetables

Canned Meat/Fish

Soups/Mr. Noodles

Pasta/Pizza Sauce

Kraft Dinner

Hamburger Helper





Hot Chocolate

Carnation Milk



Toilet Paper/Paper Towels





Tooth paste/brushes

Feminine hygiene products






Cake/Muffin Mix

We are so grateful to those who have generously provided for Caring and Sharing in the past and are just as hopeful this year when the need is even greater.

Why not ask your family, friends and neighbours if they would like to get involved?  Compassion and generosity go hand in hand.

Check out 2021 the photos here

Watch the video to the right for a peek into the work of JFJ Hope Centre.
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