Members of St. John stand behind a banner reading “Truth, Reconciliation & Equity: They Matter to Us!“, as part of the Kairos Canada’s Put Yourself In The Picture Campaign in support of an Equitable Canada and aboriginal rights. The banner was made by Sunday . . . → Read More: Truth, Reconciliation & Equity: They Matter to Us!
‘Africa Night Benefit Concert’
It takes a village to raise a song! Come celebrate an evening of great African music, song and dance for a good cause.
Ottawa Folklore Center Jazz Band: Playing Afro-Jazz
The amazing New Edinburgh Community Children’s Choir
Ballet Esmeraldas de Colombia: Traditional Folkloric dance of Colombia
New Edinburgh Marimba Youth Band
Drum 4 Life – Rhythms of Afro-Cuban . . . → Read More: The Ottawa International Drumming Festival Presents:
Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31: 8-9
Education System in Liberia
The Liberian education system was destroyed during the 14-year civil conflict. The country’s human resources development was neglected and . . . → Read More: Galai School Project – a closer look
It was a great night! For those who missed it, check out this clip of St. John’s Michael Fry and Jesse Matthews!
. . . → Read More: Africa Night Benefit Concert
Jesse Matthews has proposed an exciting new project to build a school house in the Liberian town of Galai (near Bong). Years of conflict have left Liberian children without access to education, and with little hope for the future in the face of economic hardship.
The current schoolhouse in Galai
Continue reading A new school for Galai
Gretha with 20 boxes of CLWR school kits. This is the first installment in St. John’s 115 annerversary project—assembling 1150 CLWR kits for shipment . . . → Read More: 1150 reasons to be: the first 20 boxes