RELIABLE RUMOURS

RELIABLE RUMOURS

Building Re-Purposing Project

Please check this section often for Reliable Rumours regarding the ComoLake Building Re- purposing Project.

We are Building a Sustainable Church for our congregation and 75 Units of much needed Affordable Mixed Rental Housing with Studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments

Purpose of the Property as an Expression of

Our Vision and Purpose

Summary from Discernment Gathering

 1. To be a home base for this faith community in their ministry of...

2. To include a space for communal worship that is accessible, inspiring, flexible, and welcoming

3. To be a place that supports individuals and groups in deepening their contemplative, Spirit-centered, and faith-forming lives

4. To serve the ministry priorities of the congregation in ways that are aligned with our care for the environment, our faithful stewardship of resources and our appreciation of the interrelatedness of all living things

5. To be an attractive, welcoming, and accessible gathering place for all people in this neighbourhood

6. To facilitate the lively presence of people of all ages in such a way that diverse generational needs are attended to.

Why are we doing this repurposing?

New reasons have emerged over time:

~from presentation to Presbytery March, 2016

  •  Sustainability of people and resources
  •  Vision for a renewed congregation
  •  Housing that fills a community need
  •  To leave a legacy of faith and vision and a church space
  •  To pioneer a new initiative
  •  To benefit the wider church
  •  To connect in community and answer God’s call

 

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News


Affordable housing

Affordable Market Housing Defined

 Housing Rents Definition ~ We are building “Affordable Market Housing” for working families and individuals.  Its affordability is determined by our neighbourhood’s average rent and personal average income.   Read More


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Open House - Gratitude

We are grateful for a great turn-out to the Open House! Thanks to  the development and design team from BC Conference, folks from this congregation and from the neighbourhood were able to see the project plans and... Read More