“Protect and be with our guests as they leave. Give strength and courage to the volunteers. We give thanks for the support of the Cathedral to carry out this ministry. Bring us all back next week. Amen.”
The Tuesday Afternoon Drop-in Centre is open every Tuesday afternoon from 1:30-3:30pm in Snell Hall (Cathedral Centre), providing a light lunch and various social services to individuals in the community.
- Soup and a Snack
- Barber / Hair Cuts
- A Bible Study
- Health Clinic: See the nurse, have your blood pressure checked or receive your supply of vitamins, tooth paste, shampoo or soap.
- Foot Care Clinic
- The Good Food Box Program: Boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables are provided for a minimal charge for low-income singles and families on a monthly basis. The Cathedral subsidizes the contributions made by the programs clients.
- A Priest on-the-floor
- Volunteer Opportunities
Over 100 people attend the Drop-in each week. The Drop-in at St. James is made possible by the many volunteers who give their time and efforts to support the program, and through the generosity of donors.
Canada Day BBQ
Each year on July 1st a celebratory BBQ is held on the west lawn with the Drop-in community. There is great food, live entertainment and fellowship with friends.