Want to do more in the community? Want to serve with others in your church neighbourhood? Have creative ideas, but few resources? Need help getting started? …

If you said “YES!” to any of these questions, you/your church may be eligible for the Operation Manna program!

Operation Manna is more than a grant program. Although eligible partners do receive funding, they also receive help from experienced Diaconal Ministries Canada staff in many areas like leadership development, fundraising, strategic planning and more.

Operation Manna is for churches like yours. The program will help you to start or grow a ministry that reaches out into your community with the love of Christ.


2018 Operation Manna Campaign Video

Click here to download video: Operation Manna 2018 – Two Refugee Ministries

“For I was a stranger, and you invited me in. Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me”. Matthew 25:35b & 40b

Chaplain & Refugee Support Mobilizer position, Dena Nicolai (Vancouver First CRC, BC) – A chaplaincy position at Vancouver First CRC that connects with the federal government refugee Welcome Centre which opened in May 2016. The OM Partnership allows Dena to continue on in this position and to solidify sustainable sources of funding and identify supportive partnerships with local churches and organizations, with the goal of walking well in transformative relationship with newcomers who arrive in Canada as refugees. Find out more here.

Camp Shout (Jubilee Fellowship CRC, St Catharines, ON) – Camp Shout is a multi-week summer day camp. Over the past couple of years, they have expanded their ministry to be a safe and welcoming place for refugee families. The OM Partnership has helped the Camper Support Program which will include developing young leaders in training and the ongoing use of a resource teacher with ESL skills. Find out more here.

Click HERE for Worship Resources & Bulletin Announcements for the 2018 OM Campaign!


2017 Operation Manna Offering Video
OM Partner: CAP Meadowlands, Ancaster, Ontario

Helping alleviate poverty in the name of Jesus…

CAP is partnering with Meadowlands Fellowship CRC to offer clients with hope, the good news of Christ and solution to the layered emotional and spiritual needs that financial issues can cause.  By partnering with churches, CAP recognizes that churches offer community and God’s love to people who are marginalized and lonely, offering prayer, friendship and sharing their faith.

2016 Operation Manna Offering Video
OM Partner: Heartland Fellowship CRC Trail Building

Blazing new trails in kingdom building…

A group of friends at Heartland Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, in Chilliwack, BC, had a vision: “Let’s build a trail system with our community.” But how could they make it happen? Watch this video to learn how they were able to partner with Operation Manna to gain the support of their city, local First Nations, businesses and the Fraser Valley Regional District, and make this ministry a reality.

Your gift to Operation Manna helps people in churches all across Canada establish important and impactful local ministries

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