Lambeth United Church
“Where the feeling of Being a community is very strong.”
4268 Colonel Talbot Road, London, Ontario N6P 1A2
(519)652-2093 10:30 Morning Worship & Sunday School
Staffed Nursery available during Worship
Minister: Rev. Matthew Penny
Accessibility – Please enter at the north side of the church off of Beattie Street to access our lift.
Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24
Minute for Mission –
A Chicken Farm in Kenya
Farmers learn best from one another. The Organization of African Instituted Churches (OAIC) supports farmer-to-farmer knowledge exchange through interactive model farms. OAIC is one of our long- standing Mission & Service–funded global partners. The farmer-to- farmer project would not exist without your gifts to Mission & Service.
The model farms in West Pokot, Kenya, give rural farmers opportunities to physically demonstrate and teach each other appropriate technologies and new methods. Depending on what’s being tested or showcased, the demonstration farm could have different types of crops and crop varieties, livestock or poultry breeds, fertilizer treatments, or technology such as drip irrigation.
The practical learning sites have proven popular with the younger generation, who want hands-on involvement in the changes. More primary schools are actively engaged with 4K clubs—clubs that teach children how to grow crops—in Vihiga County, Kenya.
One of OAIC’s initiatives is to promote chicken farming to farms that are subject to extreme weather or aren’t large enough to raise cattle. Women in particular have taken to raising chickens to boost their household income and also for the eggs, a good source of protein for their families.
Well-presented demonstrations enable farmers to see for themselves how the new technology works; small-scale farmers adopting new methods are taught how to cope with and manage ongoing agricultural challenges, climate change, and food insecurity.
If Mission & Service giving is already a regular part of your life, thank you so much! If you have not given, please join me in making Mission & Service giving a regular part of your life of faith. Loving our neighbour is at the heart of our Mission & Service.
[Companion video available. View or download at www.youtube.com/unitedchurchofcanada.]
Watch the ‘Bells’ practise for our Sunday Service.
Sunday, February 2nd, Listen/Follow along in the bulletin.
Sunday, February 9th, Listen/Follow along in the bulletin.
Sunday, February 16th, Listen/Follow along in the bulletin.
Sunday, February 23rd, Listen/Follow along in the bulletin.