OTTAWA

Connecting Streams equips and mobilizes the Church to help society’s vulnerable populations know Jesus and experience His power to change the world. Through partnerships and teams, we build trusting relationships that foster faith and hope.

Inter-
Cultural
Stream
      

Addiction
Recovery Stream      

Seniors
LTC
Stream
      

Inner
City
Stream
      

Prison
Post Prison
Stream
      

Prayer Teams      

Grief Support Course      

Trauma Healing Course      

Church
Partners
      

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Current Ministry Teams

Bridges MON 6-8PM | OCACBridges 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.

A.R.MTUES 7-9PM | Peace Tower ChurchARM 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.

Conversation Café THUR 1-2:30PM | Online (Womens)
THUR 7:30-9PM | Online 
Newcomers to Canada and Canadian friends read and discuss the Bible together using a discovery method. All faith backgrounds are welcome!

In Person Conversation Café TBDNewcomers to Canada and Canadian friends read and discuss the Bible together using a discovery method. All faith backgrounds are welcome!

Paul’s Prayer Warriors THURS 7:30-8:30 AM | OnlineWe gather online on Thursday mornings to pray for our teams, volunteers and their impact among program participants, as well as for the ministry as a whole.

Discovery Bible Study TUE 10-11:30AM | Online (Mens)
WED 7-9PM | Online
Newcomers to Canada and Canadian friends read and discuss the Bible together using a discovery method. All faith backgrounds are welcome!

EMBRACE for Seniors in Residence ONGOING INITIATIVEThrough our partner EMBRACE Ministries, Connecting Streams encourages every church in Ottawa to adopt a seniors residence. Perhaps your church will be next!

LifeLabSAT 10AM-12 | Peace Tower ChurchLifeLab 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.

Grief Support THURS 7-9 | OnlineGriefShare 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.

Caring for the Wounded Heart TUES 1-3:30PM | Online
THUR 6:30-9PM | Online
Suffering from a wounded heart caused by grief and/or trauma? Please consider join 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.

Inspire Somerset WED 12-1PM | 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 THUR/FRI 1-4:30PM | 816 BankThe 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.

Safe Havens Youth Team TBD – Team Members NeededWe have an amazing opportunity to partner with the Haven Too Youth Shelter to provide spiritual friendship to the youth who use their services Wednesday and Thursday nights. If you have a heart for at-risk teens, please consider joining our team.

Current Ministry Teams

Bridges MON 6-8PM | OCACBridges 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.

A.R.MTUES 7-9PM | Peace Tower ChurchARM 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.

Conversation Café THUR 1-2:30PM | Online (Womens)
THUR 7:30-9PM | Online 
Newcomers to Canada and Canadian friends read and discuss the Bible together using a discovery method. All faith backgrounds are welcome!

In Person Conversation Café TBDNewcomers to Canada and Canadian friends read and discuss the Bible together using a discovery method. All faith backgrounds are welcome!

Paul’s Prayer Warriors THURS 7:30-8:30 AM | OnlineWe gather online on Thursday mornings to pray for our teams, volunteers and their impact among program participants, as well as for the ministry as a whole.

Discovery Bible Study TUE 10-11:30AM | Online (Mens)
WED 7-9PM | Online
Newcomers to Canada and Canadian friends read and discuss the Bible together using a discovery method. All faith backgrounds are welcome!

EMBRACE for Seniors in Residence ONGOING INITIATIVEThrough our partner EMBRACE Ministries, Connecting Streams encourages every church in Ottawa to adopt a seniors residence. Perhaps your church will be next!

LifeLabSAT 10AM-12 | Peace Tower ChurchLifeLab 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.

Grief Support THURS 7-9 | OnlineGriefShare 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.

Caring for the Wounded Heart TUES 1-3:30PM | Online
THUR 6:30-9PM | Online
Suffering from a wounded heart caused by grief and/or trauma? Please consider join 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.

Inspire Somerset WED 12-1PM | 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 THUR/FRI 1-4:30PM | 816 BankThe 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.

Safe Havens Youth Team TBD – Team Members NeededWe have an amazing opportunity to partner with the Haven Too Youth Shelter to provide spiritual friendship to the youth who use their services Wednesday and Thursday nights. If you have a heart for at-risk teens, please consider joining our team.

Our City Team

Daniel Byrne

Ottawa City Leader

Linda Cudmore

Associate City Leader

Anne McGregor

Ottawa Long-Term Care & Seniors Leader

John Roswell

Inner City 

Howard Ngan

Intercultural Stream Leader

Richard Ojala

Local Stream Support for ARM and Innercity

Deborah Lantier

Support Staff & Prayer

Rebecca Longman

City Administator

Position Open

City Prayer Catalyst

Ottawa City Team

General Ministry Fund

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