Write a Note of Encouragement

Provide your notes of encouragement

We want to give people more than food. We want to give them the love of Christ. Since COVID-19, we have given out over 40K meals to people in need, people who are sick and people in isolation. More Calgarians than ever before are facing food security issues.

People have been hugely encouraged and impacted by the thousands of notes of encouragement that you wrote to include with the meals last summer and fall. We have received many phone calls and emails from people saying how much those notes lifted them up and even kept them going during some of their darkest times. We want to bless others once again, with MORE notes of encouragement as we continue to distribute prepared meals to people in need in 2021!

What can you do?

Despite the current social distancing barriers, we still see an opportunity for all of us, as followers of Christ, to minister to the hearts of those we serve and to create a deeper impact than food alone. We invite you to write notes of encouragement to people in need that we can include with the meals we distribute. We hope, with God’s help, we have a note of encouragement to provide with each meal on an ongoing basis.

Please pray and seek God for what He may be prompting you to write as an encouragement to someone in need. Perhaps He is moving you to write more than one note and to do so regularly.



Submit A Letter Online 


Instructions to submit a note of encouragement:

Pray about what God is leading you to write and/or draw in your note of encouragement.

  • Write your note on paper - any shape, material or size but no bigger than 8.5 x 11 inches.
  • Notes need be no longer than a few sentences or paragraphs. For example:
    • A scripture verse
    • A personal encouragement, such as, “I was praying for you today. Did you know God has plans for you….” Or “Did you know you were made in God’s image?”
    • A picture might be included (this could be a better way to involve small children)
  • You may write as many notes as you want. Pray over each one.

Notes of encouragement can be dropped off throughout the summer in a couple of ways:

Physical Drop off:

  • Central Campus at East entrance
    • Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat or Sun – before or after weekend gatherings
  • West Campus at the gym entrance during food bank hours:
    • Monday and Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday and Thursday morning from 10-11:30 a.m.

Submit your note of encouragement online: 

Submit A Letter Online 


Build Room for Missions

Isn’t it exciting to know that while God is moving us to provide food and encouragement during COVID-19, construction is also underway to expand our ministry to serve people in need? 

That’s right, construction for the Centre for the City has begun! 

Our desire is to build stronger bridges between CSC, established and new partners, concerned Calgarians and people in need. We envision the Centre for the City to become a hub for mission work, serving all our campuses, ministries and the greater needs of Calgary. To learn more about BUILD MORE ROOM FOR GOD, visit buildmoreroom.ca 

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