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Getting Involved at Centretown United Church

Centres at the Church

Centre 507

Since 1983, Centre 507 has been an adult drop-in centre, a safe haven and stepping stone welcoming between 80 and 165 individuals a day.


Centretown/Centre 507 Community Garden

A team of volunteers from the Church, Centre 507, and the neighbourhood work from mid-May to October to provide fresh vegetables to augment the meal program at Centre 507. All green thumbs welcome! Click here to see "The Story of the Centretown / Centre 507 Community Garden"

258 Argyle

258 Argyle Avenue

In 1991, we signed a 50 year lease with the Centretown Citizens (Ottawa) Corporation (CCOC) for the construction of affordable housing - a 7 story building with 44 units and on- ground / underground parking.

Centretown Emergency Food Centre

Centretown Emergency Food Centre

Since 1978, CCSAC (Centretown Churches Social Action Committee) has operated the C.E.F.C. in our church, serving 2,159 children and 7,969 adults in 2016.

All Welcome

Centretown United Refugee Engagement (CURE)

Partnering with Ottawa Centre Refugee Action (O.C.R.A.) and Carty House, a transition home for refugee women, we sponsor a lady from the Central African Republic.

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Christmas Hamper Project

We deliver nearly 160 hampers containing a holiday meal, groceries and gifts to the community. You can donate or adopt a hamper or volunteer at Christmas time. We welcome your support.


Centretown Knitters

A group of people who love to knit offer gifts of handmade shawls, hats, toques, and mitts to those who need a little extra warmth and TLC. Knitters are always welcome!


Carleton University Pause Table

During the Christmas and Easter exam periods, we partner with multi-faith groups to provide nourishing snacks for students at Carleton University to ease their stress. Donations of snacks are welcome.

Studio 507 Painting

Studio 507

We offer a fully equipped studio space for creativity to artists in our community. Studio 507 is planning another exhibit in the Fall of 2017.

Centretown Book Club

We meet 3-4 times a year. All are welcome to read and discuss a range of genres from memoir to fiction.

Senior Choir

Senior Choir

We welcome new members who love music. Choir practice is Thursday 7:30 to 9pm. The choir leads the congregation in singing.

Bell Closeup

Bell Choir

We welcome new members. Bell practice is Sunday noon to 1pm. We play 5 -6 times per year in the Sunday morning services.

UCW: United Church Women

A group of women who meet to express their Christian faith through worship, programs, fellowship and projects, such as dinners for the blind (CCB). To join, call the church.

"Town Hall" Talks

Discuss topics of community interest.