Live with Justin

Over the past week, we have gotten to know Justin Dimoff, our staff originally working with Streetlight (and was beginning to transition the space to

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Live with Sarah

Over the past week, we have gotten to know Sarah Webb, our barista at Cafe Connect. In the weeks to come, we will continue to

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Live with Emily

Over the past week, we have gotten to know Emily Jensen, one of our much loved youth workers at the centre. In the weeks to

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Live with Cindy

Over the past week, we have gotten to know Cindy Rektor, our partner development and event coordinator, connecting with those that support YFC London financially.

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Quiet Distractions

It was like any other day after school as this young girl entered the centre, encircled by her friends.  Normally her routine would . . .

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Our 2016 Annual YFC Banquet

It was so encouraging to see a full house on November 7th at our annual YFC banquet. As we took a look at how we could come alongside and support youth in our city, we quickly saw how each of us have a critical role in loving “our neighbours.”

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Hope in the Journey

Last week I was asked to come to the hospital by one of the families we work with at YFC.  One of their family members was in palliative care due to cancer and they were requesting someone to come, meet and pray with them. 

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Three bowls of Chili

It was “Family Day”!  The staff and volunteers had prepared the youth centre to receive many families from the community. 

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Home in the storm . . .

The wind was howling outside and the cold rain was pounding down, but the family gathered in the RV were together and safe in the midst of the storm.

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When Youth Play Again

The carpet at the YFC youth centre had just been replaced in the main room and all the games and equipment were stored in another room while it was being installed.

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Skipping Stones

In July I took a group of students to a basketball tournament in Toronto. We arrived super early and therefore had 3 hours to kill with a group of frustrated and bored young men.

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Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program

The London Talbot Toastmasters Club of London recently hosted an eight week public speaking and leadership program for high school students at the Youth for Christ building at 254 Adelaide Street.

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Community Easter Dinner

Over 170 youth and their families gathered at the YFC youth centre for a community Easter meal.  Games, activities, conversations and laughter filled the centre on April 1st.

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2015 Streetlight Gala

On Friday March 27, partners and guests of Streetlight gathered to hear the stories- of young people that the staff and volunteers journey with.

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Good Enough

A student was asked to share about their experience at YFC London and how God has affected his life.  He wrote it in a poem form and we wanted to share it with you as well.

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Win4Kids

We are pleased to announce that we were awarded $12,000 in the GoodLife Kids Foundation Win4Kids challenge.

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The Impact of a Mattress

In reflecting over 2014 at YFC London, an immediate highlight that comes to mind is when I assisted one of our Streetlight volunteers, Jessica, to deliver a mattress to a young girl through Streetlight.

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Connect Family Night

You’ve been hearing about Connect all year, and now’s your opportunity to come out on a Thursday night and check it out!

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Amplify Leadership

At Connect, I’ve had the privilege of seeing a number of students boldly embrace their faith in their homes, amongst their friends and in their schools.

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