Interfaith Works Project Wraps Up!

It was a wonderful time of celebration as Habitat Edmonton and the Capital Region Interfaith Housing Initiative wrapped up the sixth annual Interfaith Works Project! Since February, members of many different faith groups volunteered at various Habitat build sites in Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan — there were over 220 participants this year! The capital region is truly blessed to have a very generous faith community.

The participating groups were:

The Hymning Birdays
Sherwood Park Alliance Church
Millwoods Assembly
Strathcona Baptist Church
Ellerslie Road Baptist Church
Joyce’s Interfaith Group
Budapest Interfaith Group
Unitarian Church of Edmonton
Holyrood Mennonite Church
Church of Scientology
Edmonton Jewish Community
Lustre Christian High School (from the USA)
Islamic Family & Social Services Assoc
The Friendshop Force of Edmonton
Edmonton Anglican Cursillo Community
McKernan Baptist Church
The Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton
Evangel Assembly
Christ Church 
St. Anthony’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Thanks to the group who worked to coordinate the Wrap Up Event:

Fraser Williamson
Rabbinat Batya Friedman
Pastor Wayne McNeilly
Mike Van Boom
Sofia Yaqub

Special thanks to the Sikh community who provided lunch and Evangel Pentecostal who gave us a place to eat because it was too muddy on site to bring people in!