For further information on any of these initiatives, please contact the office.
Grace Food Bank
With support from Winnipeg Harvest and the Grace Lutheran congregation, the food bank serves 20 families in the local area every 2 weeks. In 2017 approximate 480 families were assisted.
Trinity Food Bank
Grace Lutheran in conjunction with other churches, and supported by Winnipeg Harvest, provide a regular food bank and hot meal program to approximately 50 low income families in the area of Flora St. and Charles Ave.
School Breakfast Program
In conjunction with John Black United Church and the parent association, a healthy breakfast is provided to children attending Prince Edward school. Breakfast is provided to approximately 40 children three times per week.
Kimberly Kids YMCA Child Care
The Kildonan area YMCA operates before and after school programs at Grace for elementary school age children attending Polson, Neil Campbell, and Prince Edward schools. For further information, please contact the child care office at 204.661.9474.
The congregation of Grace Lutheran recently welcomed a large family of refugees from Syria. We continue to provide support as this family adapts to a new way of life.
Kimberly Grace Seniors
This group of seniors meets weekly at Grace for a Bible Study and to undertake creation of items for the Children’s Hospital and other charities. In the past year a number of blankets, quilts, and preemie hats were donated to the Children’s Hospital and to the Lutheran Urban Mission (the Urban).
All are welcome to join. Please consult the calendar on this website for meeting dates and times.
Many of the men of the congregation meet for breakfast on the first Saturday of the month, usually at the Norvilla Hotel. If you would like to join them, please check the calendar to verify the location and time.
North End Sponsorship Team (NEST)
Grace is an active supporter of the NEST initiative, along with a number of other area churches. In 2017, NEST welcomed 2 refuge families, with a total of 20 people, to Winnipeg. NEST provides sponsorship, financial support, household goods, and caregiving to help the newcomers settle into life in Winnipeg.