Social Justice

Social Justice

Responding to human need and seeking to transform unjust structures of society.

The Diocese of Edmonton is a stong proponent of social justice causes.

The Bishop of Edmonton, the Rt. Rev. Jane Alexander co-chairs EndPovertyEdmonton.

The diocese is a founding member of the Capital Region Interfaith Housing Initiative.

 

News


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Edson Community Christmas at Kate's Kitchen

The joint Anglican/Lutheran parish in Edson runs a monthly community meal, known as Kate’s Kitchen. The community that gathers gets much more than a full tummy – they get to be part of a group of people who welcome... Read More


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Plant a Tree for a Syrian Refugee Family

In 2016, Catherine, Marilyn and Neil Scott gathered together a group of resourceful volunteers and, with the assistance of the Diocese of Edmonton, sponsored a family of four from Syria: Nadia, Kamal, their son... Read More


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St. John the Evangelist, Edmonton Hosts Refugee Benefit Concert

St. John the Evangelist Refugee Committee, Edmonton was delighted to present a Refugee Benefit Concert on October 20, 2017. Attendees enjoyed a fun-filled evening featuring outstanding professional musicians from... Read More


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No Room in the Inn

Every year the Diocese of Edmonton participates in the 'No Room in the Inn' project. Organized by the Edmonton and District Council of Churches, this project provides financial support to a different agency each... Read More


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Edmonton Food Bank Outreach

What do the parishes of St. Luke’s, St. Mary’s, St. Matthias and St. Michael’s and All Angels have in common? Every week, these four parishes distribute food hampers to families in need for Edmonton’s Food Bank. St.... Read More


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Rediscovering Meaning and Practice of Social Justice

The prophet Amos declared, “I want to see a mighty flood of justice.”   The Church and individual Christians have a good record taking action to address the hurts experienced by many. We understand the lesson of... Read More