Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Moved Out

As of Saturday we are homeless. We moved all of our gear into a 53ft trailer, generously supplied by Challenger Transport. They will hold it for 1 month, free of charge. A big thanks to all the guys who showed up to help move. We pulled the move off in under 3 hours.

Now, we begin the process of finding a new facility. We have a few properties we are looking at, and hopefully we will be situated in the next month. While we are homeless, Westview Bible Church has generously provided space for us to continue to run the food bank and our Wednesday after school program. This is a great relief because our one concern was that we had to keep the food bank running. 117 families depend on our services.

Until we find our new home our address will be:

On Rock Ministries
P.O. 178
Succ. St. Charles
Pierrefonds QC
H9H 0A3

A big Thanks to all of the individuals and organizations who have helped make this transition smooth.



Tuesday, March 23, 2010


It is done! The sale is finalized. We have 8 days to vacate the premises. To add to the excitement, we do not have a place to go yet. We will be homeless. We had two possible locations that fell through yesterday. We are pretty committed to being in A Ma Baie. Our Real Estate agent is helping us look. If all goes according to plan, we will move out of 5000 St. Charles on Saturday, into a trailer.

The food bank will continue to operate, thanks to the generosity of Westview Bible Church. We will also be running our 7-12 year old program at Westview. There is a lot of work to be done, but it is exciting.

Our Agent, upon signing the papers said, "you know that this is a miracle?"... I totally agree, and now we await another.



Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Gearing Up

This has been a very busy year so far. I am amazed that it is March already. We have had quite a bit of interest in our build. A proposal is being made to the city by a potential buyer and we are waiting for the news. We have been talking with several people about our plans to move into the A Ma Baie area. Everyone seems excited by the project and agrees that this area needs our services.

Our Poker Tournament is scheduled for May 10th. Bourbon Street West has kindly made their facility available to us again. We have confirmed our first prize. It will be two tickets to anywhere in North America that Air Canada flies, including Hawaii, and the Caribbean.

Admission is $50 in advance and $70 at the door. It should be a great time.

We also have our Wine Tasting happening on June 12th. This time around we will be treated to the wines and cuisine of Portugal. Stay tuned for more information.



Tuesday, March 2, 2010


The first On Rock Breakfast is over. It was a great morning. The food was good, the turnout was awesome. It was a good opportunity to share what is going on at On Rock and to express our vision for the future. Many seemed as excited about the future as we are.

A big thanks to all who were involved in making the morning a huge success.