• Come and see the film “Mama Rwanda”, December 4th, 1pm-3pm North Lonsdale United Church

    Click twice on the link below for details. Mama Rwanda

  • Lynn Valley family bound for Rwanda: Mom and three kids packing for a very different summer holiday

    by Christine Lyon, courtesy of the North Shore News A typical Blewman family vacation might involve a road trip to Kelowna or a few days at a log cabin in the woods. This summer, though, the Lynn Valley residents have their sights set further afield. Mom Jill and her three kids [...]


      Five years ago, my wife Janice and I went on an unforgettable Embrace Rwanda trip. In 2006, Hilary King, a local Seymour resident, visited Rwanda and noticed that many mothers were unable because of malnutrition to carry their babies to full term. In response, Embrace Rwanda started the Healthy [...]

  • Embrace Rwanda making a difference in Africa – North Vancouver-based charity still growing after 10 years

        By Christine Lyon, North Shore News   In 2006, in a small hospital in rural southern Rwanda, a premature baby lay curled up in a washing bowl next to a wood stove to keep warm. It was a sight Hilary King will never forget. At the time, the North Vancouver [...]

  • Epic poetry – a moving tribute to Embrace Rwanda

        Stay and Stand Embrace Rwanda By Niyomugabo Emmanuel from Rususa Parish, preschool teacher in Embrace Rwanda’s Early Childhood for a Bright Future Program  You are ready for appreciating Embrace Rwanda, you took us from a poor place where the suffering was upon us, praises and thanks belong to [...]

  • St. Simon’s and Justice Globally

    Dr Tim Keller memorably commented: “A life poured out in deeds of service to the poor is the inevitable sign of real, true, justifying, gospel-faith. Grace makes you just.”  One of our St. Simon’s NV missionaries who embodies this heart for restorative justice and reconciliation is Hilary King, Executive Director [...]

  • Two women, worlds apart, together in testimony

          “Tires and sticks as everyday toys, dirtied and swollen feet, wearing the only pair of clothing they own ripped and tattered, yet smiles so large in a World of the malnourished. Who are we to stand and stare with cameras pointed at them?  Yet without the pictures, [...]

  • Knitting Club Continues Pattern of Helping

    Reproduced courtesy of the writer, Melissa Smalley – Peace Arch News When the knitting club at Whitecliff Retirement Residence meets every Saturday morning for their weekly gathering, the topic of conversation the members will find themselves discussing can be anybody’s guess.From local happenings at their 16 Avenue retirement community to [...]

  • Anglican Mission in the Americas tells our story

    The Anglican Mission in the Americas (AMIA) recently helped to spread the word about Embrace Rwanda through the AMIA blog and their January Currents newsletter. Since many Embrace Rwanda supporters are in churches in the USA and Canada, this is an opportunity to raise awareness about the work of Embrace [...]

  • Tools for Tomorrow

      In 2013, Kate Rowan of West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada went to Rwanda to try to gain an understanding of what life is like for youth growing up in a refugee camp. She interviewed refugees and visited UNHCR (the United Nation Refugee Agency) camps throughout the country and came [...]