Approximately 10% of our annual givings go toward missions and charities.
Charities supported under the congregation’s missions program and include the following budgeted donations made to the following registered charities in 2019 were:
Wagner Hills Farm – House of Hope operates rehabilitation centre designed to help men and women suffering addiction to recover mentally, emotionally and spiritually by developing relationships with God and other people.
Lutheran Bible Translators Canada - Two Bible translation ministries, one in Cameroon led by Pastor Mike Kuhn and the other in Myanmar Bible led by Pastor Martin Weber.
Humanitarian Aid Resources Team (Hart) - is dedicated to alleviating poverty and injustice in Eastern Europe by working as a servant ministry alongside Christian leaders, organizations and churches to give them tools to build a better world for themselves, their communities and countries.
Canadian Lutheran World Relief - provide general support of its mission which is inspired by God’s love for humanity to respond to the consequences of human suffering and poverty. In addition, WRLC congregation has accumulated a substantial inventory of layette materials for disadvantaged families of newborns in support of this agency.
Union Gospel Mission based in BC lower mainland is a Christian charity serving the spiritual and physical needs of poor, homeless and low income resident.
Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms is a Calgary based non-profit society that provides legal defence services to persons and groups whose constitutional freedoms under our laws have been violated or denied. While not a solely and specifically a Christian mission, this organisation has been an important force in defending and supporting freedom of speech and of religion and worship in Canada.