Category Archives: Block Parties

Summer is A Great Time of the Year to Host a Block Party

Summer is a wonderful time to host a get together with your neighbours and the neighbours around your church building.  A block party is fun and fairly easy to organize.  A block party is a way to begin to break … Continue reading

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The Art of Neighboring: Building Genuine Relationships Right Outside Your Door

Jay Pathak and David Runyon have authored The Art of Neighboring that answers the question, “What is the most loving thing I can do for the people who live on my street or in my apartment building?” In our time … Continue reading

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A Block Party: A Delightful Way to Get to Know Your Neighbours

Do you want to begin to build relationships with the people who live around your place of worship? Then, host a block party!  The Olive Branch is a community of faith in Edmonton, Alberta that focuses its resources and energy … Continue reading

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Community Block Parties: A Great Way to Meet Your Neighbours

Summer is approaching.  People are emerging from their caves after winter’s hibernation.  Children are playing in playgrounds.  People are beginning to tend to their gardens and doing outdoor repairs to their homes.  Barbeques are being stoked and the aroma of … Continue reading

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