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MennoHomes prepares new affordable housing for Syrian family

Posted on: October 5th, 2017

On the grounds of the St. Jacobs Mennonite Church sits the old parsonage. In its heyday, the modest home was a place of respite for the congregation’s pastor and family, but for decades now the building has stood largely unused. Seeing little benefit for the property themselves, the church has teamed up with the non-profit MennoHomes to find a new use for it: as affordable housing for a newly immigrated Syrian family living in the region.

Check out the full article in the Observer here – Link to online story