Elevate 2016 - Community Projects

Barrydowne College

St. Andrew the Apostle (Catholic), Holy Redeemer (Catholic), St. Stephen's on the Hill (Catholic), Church of the Ascension (Anglican)

Volunteers from various churches will be serving lunch during the week of May 23-27 at Barrydowne College to students on campus.  This is one of ways these churches continue to love and serve the students at Barrydowne College.

Capreol - Community Round Table & Garden

Trinity United Church, Our Lady of Peace (Catholic), Capreol First Baptist, St. Alban's (Anglican)

Recently there was a roundtable discussion in Capreol to build upon and share kingdom ideas and initiatives to continue to Elevate Christ and His kingdom in the Capreol area.  One initiatve worked on by multiple Capreol churches in collaboration with the Capreol Community Action Network is a Capreol Community Garden.

Donovan - Neighbourhood Clean-up / BBQ

New Hope Lutheran Church

Recently St. Matthew's Lutheran Church & St. Timothy Lutheran Church have merged to form New Hope Lutheran Church.  This faith community will be doing a neighbourhood clean-up and offering a community BBQ in the Donovan area as their Elevate project.

Downtown - Louis Street

Church of the Epiphany (Anglican), St. Andrew's Church (United), Christ the King (Catholic), All Nations Church (Baptist)

Several Downtown churches will be participating in Elevate Sudbury on May 28 by assisting the Louis Street Community Association with their community gardens beginning at 9 am on Louis Street. The plan is to assist in placement of tire gardens, filling them with soil and planting colourful annual flowers in them. We will also assist with the turning of vegetable gardens and the planting of seeds. Another project we may be helping with will be the placement of colourfully painted old bicycles. These bikes will be cemented in place with baskets of annual flowers perched on the handlebars.  After the gardening ventures we will enjoy a barbecue with the residents of the Louis Street community. 

We are enthusiastic garden helpers and happy to work together under the leadership of June Davis, coordinator of the Louis Street Community Association. 

Please visit the Louis Street area and see how a community association with the help of their downtown neighbours nurtures community pride by planting colourful flower and delicious vegetable gardens.

Garson - Celebrate the Park

St. John the Evangelist (Catholic), Trinity United Church, First Baptist Church, Garson Lion's Club

Volunteers in Garson are having a ‘Celebrate the Park’ day on Saturday May 28th from 11-1pm at Lions Park in Garson (Birch Street). There will be a free BBQ (courtesy of the Garson Lion’s club) as well musical entertainment and clown to entertain the children.

Volunteers will also be planting some trees to help beautify the park.

Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes

Paroisse Ste. Anne des Pins

The Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes provides a place for anyone to come and enjoy times of spiritual reflection and prayer in a beaufitul spot in our city.  This project involves cleaning and restorative work in this beautiful area so that it can continue to be an inviting place for all people to visit.

Robinson Park

St. Mark's (United), St. Patrick's (Catholic), Glad Tidings Church (Pentecostal), Salvation Army, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran

This project will take place at Robinson Playground (215 Cranbrook Crescent) involving clean-up, scraping and painting rink boards and other projects on site to spruce up this community park.

Robinson Playground is enjoyed all year round offering both summer fun and winter fun for sliding and hockey enthusiasts.

Ryan Heights Playground

Valleyview Community Church (Free Methodist), St. Vincent de Paul Society (Catholic Mission), Ste. Marguerite D'Youville (Catholic), Notre Dame du Rosaire (Catholic), Ryan Heights Playground Association, Sudbury Social Planning Council

The Ryan Heights Playground offers services to the 500+ families living in the nearby housing complexes. This project involves clean-up, community garden work and landscaping on site as well as offering a free yeard sale and free BBQ lunch for those in the neighbourhood.


The project will run from 9-3pm on May 28th.

Valley East - Memorial Parks

Valley Pentecostal Church, St. Kevin's (Catholic)

Volunteers from two churches in Valley East will be spending the day doing work at two Memorial Parks. Cleaning will be done at the Impact 6/21 Memorial Site in Hanmer and some further cleaning and installation of some new plaques will be done at the Worker's Memorial Site in Val Caron.


Little Wanup Chapel, Wanup Community Volunteers

Volunteers in Wanup will be coming together to assist senior's with practical home/property needs throughout the day on May 28.  From 4-6pm there will be a free community BBQ offered at the Little Wanup Chapel (4273 Hwy. 537)


Bethel Baptist Church, St. Christopher's (Catholic)

Volunteers in Whitefish will be doing a roadside clean-up throughout the day on May 28th, picking garbage up along Hwy 17 West.

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