Roberts is a unique peninsula of land cut off from the rest of
Bay. Because of this geographic anomaly and its
close proximity to Greater Vancouver, BC, the Point is a popular
recreational area for many Canadians. In fact, about half of
Trinity’s congregation are from Canada. Daily Bread helps to facilitate giving by issuing tax receipts
to eligible Canadian tax payers.
Bread (‘Daglet Brauth’ in Icelandic) Society is a registered
Canadian Non-profit organization with the mandate to provide
worship services to Canadians in Point Roberts by supporting Trinity
Church. Daily Bread
Society regularly donates to Canadian Lutheran World Relief (http://www.clwr.org/)an organization based in Winnipeg
that works with partners around the world in providing emergency
relief, refugee resettlement, and community development to those
Point Roberts Food Bank began over thirty years ago by two
local volunteers, Ed Aydon and Les Slater. Trinity
became involved ten years later and continues to run the
Food Bank led by Pastor
Wednesday at mid-day, food is distributed from the
Community Centre located on Gulf Road. Approximately twenty-five local families are served by
the food bank.
primary source of food includes the Dept. of Agriculture,
Food Lifeline and
Harvest. Our bakery products are donated by Gai's
Bakery, Thrifty Foods and Safeway. The singular
goal is to distribute food and needed toiletries to
individuals and families at or below the federal poverty
line as well as some support for the working poor.
Additionally we are a clothing bank during the autumn
and winter months. The food bank performs other
functions for the folks who require assistance. Much
like our sibling food bank organizations throughout
North America, we are simply neighbors helping neighbors.
interested in participating in the Food Bank should
contact either Ernie Loreen at 360-954-5175 or Henry
Rosenthal at 360-945-1711.
church has been designated as an Emergency shelter
location by the Point Roberts Emergency Preparedness Group
The church is centrally located on the south side of Point
Roberts with easy access and parking.
church hall can provide heated temporary shelter
with washrooms and kitchen facilities. A propane
electric generator has been
installed that activates automatically in case of power
failures, which can occurs from time to time during
mission is to educate our residents and property
owners, and to produce and maintain an Emergency
Operations Plan for Point Roberts.
members will also support Point Roberts during an