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.


Upcoming Events

ICPM 40th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Livestream Evening with Edward Snowden

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

2018 Good Friday Outdoor Way of the Cross

Friday, March 30, 2018

Gardening for Edmonton's Food Bank

Thursday, April 5, 2018

World Vision Church Leaders Forum

Friday, April 27, 2018

Jesus Shaped Justice Workshop

Saturday, June 2, 2018


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Volunteer Connector: Find and Share Opportunities

Edmonton Chamber of Volunteer Organizations (ECVO) has started, an online database for Edmonton non-profits to advertise volunteer opportunities. Interested in posting your volunteer... Read More


Calling All Urban Gardeners!

Vacant Lot Cultivation Pilot Project: The City of Edmonton will be offering new opportunities to garden on City land for the 2018 growing season. They are looking for conscientious gardeners who want to cultivate... Read More


Social Justice Committee Member Honoured

On Sunday, February 4th, Jim Gurnett (pictured left taking part in Outdoor Way of the Cross, 2016) was presented with The Rev. Marilyn McClung Memorial Award in recognition of his “outstanding contribution to the... Read More


Colourful Calendar Celebrates SJE's Haiti Partnerships

St. John the Evangelist in Edmonton invites you to join in celebrating their official partnership with the communities of Cachiman and Mategouasse, Haiti by purchasing a 2018 calendar! Calendars include photos of... Read More

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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


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


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


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


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