LOCATIONS

God is continuously leading us to new places and people to serve. Take a look below for our current locations and volunteer opportunities.

Don’t see your location or a specific opportunity listed? Please reach out to us to talk more about how to start a team in your area.

British Columbia

Please see the volunteer opportunities below

Addiction Recovery

Alberta

Prison
  • Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Centre
    • Teams meet in the chapel or a multi-purpose room with male and female inmates for Gospel centered teaching, discussion and prayer.
  • Edmonton Young Offenders Centre
    • Teams meet in the chapel or on the unit to engage with male and female young offenders for Gospel centered teaching, discussion and prayer.
  • Edmonton Remand Centre
    • Teams visit 2-3 units per visit and meet in the gathering room on the unit with male and female inmates for Gospel centered teaching, discussion and prayer.
Long-Term Care & Seniors
  • Shepherd’s Care Millwoods
    • Connecting Streams Long-Term Care & Seniors Ministry provides an opportunity to be transformed and to be a part of Christ transforming the precious ones we serve.
  • Sherpard’s Care Kensington
    • Connecting Streams Long-Term Care & Seniors Ministry provides an opportunity to be transformed and to be a part of Christ transforming the precious ones we serve.
Inner City
Addiction Recovery
  • Adeara
    • Each week a Connecting Streams team gathers with women at this residential long-term recovery centre to engage in Bible-based morning devotions.
  • Fusion Church
    • A.R.M. is a Christ-centered 12-step program offering a safe place to find community and be set free from addictions.
  • George Spady Detox Centre
    • A.R.M. is a Christ-centered 12-step program offering a safe place to find community and be set free from addictions.
  • The Journey Retreats
    • For women coming through or living with trauma. The Journey Retreat is a starting place to find rest, healing and experience God’s love.
  • The Journey @ New Destiny Church
    • This women’s group provides space to share life and learn faith together.
  • Life Lab @ Online
    • LifeLab is a peer-to-peer workshop that helps someone find the root heart wound, resentments and fears that lead to addictions of all kinds. These include eating disorders, workaholics, anxieties, alcohol, gambling, pornography, drugs, co-dependancy and any other unmanageable ways of trying to manage your life.
Widow to Widow (W2W)
  • W2W West Edmonton
    • Find connection, companionship and community while experiencing encouragement, friendship, hope and God’s love.
  • W2W South Edmonton
    • Find connection, companionship and community while experiencing encouragement, friendship, hope and God’s love.
  • W2W Sherwood Park @ The Park Church
    • Find connection, companionship and community while experiencing encouragement, friendship, hope and God’s love.
  • W2W Sherwood Park @ Sherwood Park Alliance Church
    • Find connection, companionship and community while experiencing encouragement, friendship, hope and God’s love.
  • W2W Young Widows
    • Find connection, companionship and community while experiencing encouragement, friendship, hope and God’s love.
Intercultural
Trauma Healing
  • Caring for the Wounded Heart @ Online
    • Suffering from a wounded heart caused by grief and/or trauma? Please consider joining this small group designed to help bring healing to the wounds of the heart. The group will be led by facilitators who have received training in Caring for the Wounded Heart.
Prayer
  • Ministry Intercessor Team
    • Prayer team volunteers will receive regular prayer requests sent in by volunteer teams to be prayed for on their own time.
Inner City
  • We provide intentional opportunities for teams to share their
    stories and the transforming love of Christ.
Widow to Widow (W2W)
  • Find connection, companionship and community while experiencing encouragement, friendship, hope and God’s love.
Widow to Widow (W2W)
  • Find connection, companionship and community while experiencing encouragement, friendship, hope and God’s love.
Widow to Widow (W2W)
  • Find connection, companionship and community while experiencing encouragement, friendship, hope and God’s love.

Ontario

Long-Term Care & Seniors
  • EMBRACE for Seniors in Residence
    • Through our partner EMBRACE Ministries, Connecting Streams encourages every church in Ottawa to adopt a seniors residence. Perhaps your church will be next!
Inner City
  • Bridges
    • Bridges provides men and women in the inner city of Ottawa with a meal and the message of the gospel. Bridges is a ministry of the Metropolitan Bible Church supported by Connecting Streams and Ottawa Chinese Alliance Church.
  • Safe Havens Youth Team – TBD
    • We have an amazing opportunity to partner with the Haven To Youth Shelter to provide spiritual friendship to the youth who use their services. If you have a heart for at-risk teens, please consider joining our team.
  • Inspire Somerset @ Somerset Towers
    • “Inspire Somerset” seeks to bring the joy of the Spirit of God into the Somerset Towers community through music and scripture.
  • Upper Room Drop-in
    • The Upper Room exists to make good Christian resources available and affordable to the Ottawa community. We seek to be an inviting setting for reading, conversations among friends, and opportunities for exploring questions of faith.
Addiction Recovery
  • A.R.M. @ Peace Tower Church
    • A.R.M. is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.
  • Life Lab @ Peace Tower Church
    • LifeLab is a peer-to-peer workshop that helps someone find the root heart wound, resentments and fears that lead to addictions of all kinds. These include eating disorders, workaholics, anxieties, alcohol, gambling, pornography, drugs, co-dependancy and any other unmanageable ways of trying to manage your life.
Intercultural
  • Conversation Café In Person
    • We invite non-native English speakers to practice speaking English in an uncritical environment. In small groups of 3 to 5, facilitators use materials designed to stimulate conversation and to build relationships with one another
  • Conversation Café @ Online
    • We invite non-native English speakers to practice speaking English in an uncritical environment. In small groups of 3 to 5, facilitators use materials designed to stimulate conversation and to build relationships with one another.
  • Discovery Bible Study @ Online
    • Newcomers to Canada and Canadian friends read and discuss the Bible together using a discovery method. All faith backgrounds are welcome!
Grief Support
  • Grief Support @ Online
    • GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.
Trauma Healing
  • Caring for the Wounded Heart @ Online
    • Suffering from a wounded heart caused by grief and/or trauma? Please consider joining this small group designed to help bring healing to the wounds of the heart. The group will be led by facilitators who have received training in Caring for the Wounded Heart.
Prayer
  • Paul’s Prayer Warriors Intercessor Team @ Online
    • We gather online to pray for our teams, volunteers and their impact among program participants, as well as for the ministry as a whole. Prayer team volunteers will receive regular prayer requests sent in by volunteer teams. Each prayer team volunteer is welcomed and encouraged to join in weekly prayer gatherings online for the ministry of Connecting Streams.
Addiction Recovery

New Brunswick

Intercultural
  • Conversation Café
    • Conversation Caf is designed to encourage non-native English speakers to practice speaking English in an uncritical environment. In small groups of 3 to 5, facilitators use materials designed to stimulate conversation and to build relationships with one another.

Nunavut

Prison

National

Widow to Widow (W2W)

 W2W Online @ Zoom Group

    • Find connection, companionship and community while experiencing encouragement, friendship, hope and God’s love.

 

Intercultural

 Conversation Café @ Online or In Person

    • CC is an online welcoming, encouraging place where learners can practice English conversation without a fear of making mistakes.