Gathering House (The)

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Contact Information
Office Phone Administration 613-448-1758 ; Cafe 613-448-1304
Primary Contact Christine VanDenBroek, Office Administator
Alternate Contact Jenn Berkelaar, Ministry Coordinator; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Anette Bequette, Cafe Manager (Volunteer)
Primary Executive Peter Leynaar, Elder
Alternate Executive Warman Barnard, Deacon
Address & Map
2 Water St
Chesterville, ON K0C 1H0
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Mailing Address Box 631 
2 Water St 
Chesterville, ON K0C 1H0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - Front entrance and washroom are accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Community church and cafe 
* Cafe: coffee shop run entirely by volunteers * provides a list of recovery cost prices for donations* offers fair trade coffees and teas at cost * art from local artists is displayed on the walls 
* Bible study 
* various groups (ladies, children, youth, etc.) 
* community kitchen: group meets to prepare affordable meals which are then taken home or brought to individuals in need * new members welcome 
* monthly community supper 
* Love Your Neighbour Fund: emergency fund for individuals in critical need (based on availability) 
* summer and March break camps, as well as recreational club for children
Hours Cafe Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-4 pm * Worship & Church Service Sun 10 am-12 noon
Meetings Community Kitchen: one Tue per month 
Community Supper: last Fri of the month
Areas Served North Dundas
Eligibility No restrictions * some children's programs may have age restrictions
Application A sign up sheet for the community supper is available at the cafe
Languages English
Fees Service - for some programs and to purchase something at the cafe ; None
Other Details
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Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 139906242 RR0001 ; Sale of Goods
Date Updated 19 Oct 2018
Service Categories Basketball ~ Children ; Christian Churches ; Community Meals ; Day Camps ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Food Preparation Facilities ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Children ; Religious Activities ; Theatre Performances ; Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance ; Visual Arts

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