Our city to be restored to its creator through the Redeemer.
Blessings Christian Church seeks the renewal of Hamilton through weekly worship, discipleship, and gospel witness with humility, maturity, audacity, and generosity.
Blessings has many opportunities to serve within the congregation as well as in our city. These ministries are supported by many members from within the church and surrounding community. We are called to use our God-given gifts in service to the work of the church through the Holy Spirit.
If you have a heart for ministry, worship, or service we are always looking for excited and eager volunteers to fulfill more opportunities within our church and the community.
There is a nursery program for infants and toddlers during the morning worship services. The infant nursery is for children 0-18 months in age and the toddler nursery is for children aged 18 months – 3 years. During check in, parents will be asked to provide their phone number. Infants and toddlers are always welcome to join their parents in the service.
Little Kids Club and Calvary Kids Club are Sunday school programs that run during the Sunday morning services. Little Kids Club is for children ages 3-4 and Calvary Kids club is for children ages 5- the end of grade 1. There will be an announcement during the worship service to let parents know when and where these programs will start.
Blessings Youth Group is a program for kids in grades 7-12. Youth Group incorporates learning about the Bible where youth are able to learn and apply the gospel while building godly relationships with peers and mentors.
Blessings runs a ministry for young adults (ages 18-30) called Young Adults Kollective which hosts regular meetings for prayer, Bible study, discussion, social interaction and fun.
Blessings Christian church runs Life Explored for those that are new to the Christian faith.
The Women’s Pastoral Ministry is run by seasoned Christian women from Blessings, sometimes in collaboration with the elders, for women in the Blessings community who are seeking direction, mentorship, and counsel.
Blessings Christian Church oversees and supports the work of Streetlight Christian Church and Ministries in the Beasley neighbourhood of Hamilton. In addition to Sunday services, Streetlight runs multiple programs during the week for youth in the urban core of Hamilton. See https://www.streetlightchurch.ca/
Located in Hamilton, EduDeo Ministries is a Canadian, Christian, mission organization serving children in developing countries with quality education rooted in a Biblical worldview. They aim to bring the Hope of the Gospel to the world through this work.
They accomplish this by partnering with Christian school associations and mission organizations in developing countries to impact:
Students: Scholarships give vulnerable children access to Christian schools.
Teachers: Training workshops pass on effective teaching methods and how to integrate a Biblical worldview into the classroom.
Schools: Volunteer HANDS teams help with school construction projects.
Mission Services is a charity with a mission to end poverty and create safe spaces to learn, heal and grow. They serve anyone in need or crisis by living out a calling of faith to act justly, show mercy and offer hope.
They do this by providing professional and caring service in the following areas: The Good Food Centre (food bank & community kitchen), The 196 (afterschool program), Willow’s Place (safe space for women), Inasmuch House (Violence Against Women shelter), Men’s Shelter, Suntrac Addiction Services, and Alternative Justice.
Did you know that over 17,000 people in Hamilton use a food bank every month? Disappearing jobs, disappointing pensions, failing health or a failing marriage can send a family spiraling into crisis.
Neighbour 2 Neighbour helps people struggling through difficult times in their lives. As a local food bank, their work is a great way to fight against poverty and show Christian charity to the needs of our community.
The role of the Salvation Army’s Hamilton Booth Centre is to give people basic human comforts, such as a safe place to sleep at night, as well as support services that can help them regain their independence.
The Salvation Army Booth Centre is an 82-dorm bed and 21 room emergency shelter for homeless or transient men where men in need receive short- and long-term transitional accommodation, an enhanced hosteling program with case management, financial management (HPI funding) and assessment, & referral counselling for spiritual, practical, and social needs.
Streetlight is both a Christian Ministry and a Missional Church, working faithfully to spread the Gospel and the love for God within their community.
Streetlight is in downtown Hamilton in the Beasley neighbourhood. This ministry has youth and adult Bible study programs during the week and two worship services every Sunday. This ministry also offers a variety of kids programs, an adult life skills course and other programs where they look for ways to serve each other through personal relationships.
This ministry started in the 1990’s with the help of some members in the Hamilton area Canadian Reformed Churches, of which Streetlight is also a member.
This is an eatery (located at 541 Barton St) that offers fresh, homemade meals and baked goods. It is run solely by volunteers who are committed to providing food that is affordable, nutritious, and family-friendly.
541 also uses the space and the proceeds from food sales to facilitate educational community initiatives.
It is accessible to anyone, and it is a safe place where people are intentionally present and approachable.
Anchor Association serves adults with developmental disabilities. They operate group homes in Beamsville, Burlington, Dunville, Fergus, and now also in Hamilton. The residents of these homes receive support for their disabilities in a loving, Christian environment. They benefit from many volunteers who help enrich the lives of these special members of our communities.
If you think you’re pregnant, are pregnant or have had an abortion, Atwell Centre is here to walk through that experience with you. Atwell was established because no-one should face an unexpected pregnancy by themselves. They believe that women and men should be empowered to make the best decision they can with the best evidence-based information available.