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Straight From The StreetICPM is an ecumenical Christian ministry of presence serving the people of the inner city of Edmonton. It was started in 1978 by members of the United Church who recognized a need for a church in the Inner City. ICPM is now jointly sponsored by four denominations: United, Roman Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran. For more information, click on the ‘About Us’ tab.

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Serving This Sunday (May 1): The church congregations providing the food and volunteers for the Sunday meal and serving the food this weekend are St. Philip’s Anglican Church, 9843 – 105 Street, Westlock, AB and Westlock United Church, 10508 – 100 Avenue, Westlock, AB.

Thank you to  St. Philip’s Anglican Church and Westlock United Church for your generous support and for your commitment to the ministry of ICPM!

Straight From The Street – February 2016
Check out the February 2016 Straight from the Street newsletter on the Publications page. | ICPM Newsletter (February 2016 issue) |

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – Thursday March 17, 2016 (5:00-7:30pm) PrayerWorks Hall, Anglican Parishes of St. Faith and St. Stephen (11725 – 93 Street NW)
Keynote Speaker: The Rt. Rev. Jane Alexander, Anglican Bishop of Edmonton, and Co-Chair, End Poverty Edmonton.

Outdoor Way of the Cross 2016 – Good Friday, March 25, 2016
The 2-hr/2-km walk begins at the George Spady Centre (10015-105A Ave) at 10:00am.
Check the WOTC poster for details and feel free to use the WOTC bulletin description.

Emmanuel Christmas Sack Assembly Day  – as part of the Christmas time ministry of ICPM we distribute “Christmas sacks” to residents of our community.  The Christmas sacks contain socks, a toque, personal toiletries and other small gift items.  These sacks mean a lot to those who receive them, and we are thankful for the many donors and volunteers who help to make it possible for us to distribute 600-700 sacks each year. Click here to watch a short video of our 2015 Christmas Sack assembly event.  It was a beehive of activity!

ICPM’s Oskapew Position - a profile article of Michelle Nieviadomy, our Oskapew (“helper” in Cree) appeared in the November, 2015 edition of Alberta Sweetgrass, a publication of the Aboriginal Multi-Media Society, which is an independent Aboriginal communications society dedicated to serving the needs of Aboriginal people throughout Canada.  Click here to read the article.

Homeless and Nameless – Feared and Forgotten: this was the title of a reflection written and presented by Farley Magee, one of the ICPM community members at the Outdoor Way of the Cross procession through the inner city of Edmonton on April 10, 2015.  Click here to read Farley’s reflection and click here to watch a short video commemoration of his reflection.

Easy Online Donations! Go to CanadaHelps.org (search Inner City Pastoral Ministry). All donations are much appreciated and donors receive a tax receipt.

 

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