Last updated on February 14th, 2022
On August 13, 2021 Martin Luther Church opened a Community Pantry in front of the church, open 24/7. Passers-by can take what they need or donate non perishable food items to help keep the pantry stocked. We hope this project will enhance food security in the Mimico neighbourhood and help build a caring and supportive community.
Gardening in the Raised Beds
Behind the church on Superior Avenue are raised beds where we have a community garden. Started in July 2021 the MLC summer students planted a variety of vegetables with seeds provided by the Compost Council of Canada (http://www.compost.org/). The crops were distributed during Beverages and Blessings throughour the summer months. As well, local passers-by could help themselves.
Since 2017 the Drum Circle has been meeting in front of the church on a weekly basis on Wednesdays from 10 -11 a.m. The drummers by the lake are a group of women and men who meet once a week to drum, talk, laugh, pray, and enjoy the beat.
In 2018 we engaged drum master Saikou to learn how to drum and get inspired. We learned that drumming:
Begins with the beat of your heart
Is the natural extension of your daily routine
Provides a way of nurturing faith and spiritual growth
Drummers are encouraged to participate in performances in the neighborhood like the Mimico Party in the Park. Come and join us – let the beat go on.