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Migrant Farmworkers Project and Covid19

Learn how the Migrant Farmworker Project has been able to pivot during COVID-19.

From the October, 2020, edition of the Niagara Anglican Newspaper

"It was a hard decision, but the right decision," says Rev. Antonio Illas, missioner of the Migrant Farmworkers Project located in the Niagara region. . .

To read the full articlefrom the Niagara Anglican Newspaper click here.

In October 2020 St. Lukes, Burlington sponsored a gathering on the Issues of Migrant Farm Workers.

Watch the presentation here, including an informative question and answer time.

Invisible no more, Migrant worker outreach moves from the church to the field

Anglican Diocese of Niagara's Migrant Farmworkers project continues to distribute food and clothing during pandemic. 

Jul 19, 2020, by Jordan Snobelen

To read the full artcile from the Niagara This Week click here.


 

St. Alban’s offers healing, both spiritual and medical

Feb. 27, 2017 from Niagara This Week

BEAMSVILLE—It’s 6:30 p.m. on a Sunday and the parking lot is packed.

Smiling faces great each other in English and Spanish interchangeably and they file through the back doors of the church.

“Hola,” says one man holding the door, “Como estas?”

Inside the hallway, Dr. Jennifer Connors hurriedly passes around clipboards with charts.

“These people were here last week but never got seen,” she says to her translator, passing her some charts. She parlays information back and forth from the doctor to the migrant workers.

by Alexandra Heck Grimsby Lincoln News - read full article