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Ottawa luncheon with Baroness Caroline Cox





Baroness Caroline Cox, a member of the British House of Lords and a fearless internationally acclaimed humanitarian, will speak at a luncheon sponsored by ARDFC. And you are invited!

Date: Saturday September 23, 2017, 12 noon (Luncheon)

Location: Metropolitan Bible Church, 2176 Prince of Wales Dr, Nepean (Ottawa), Ontario (www.metbiblechurch.ca)

Information: Email clenk@ardfc.ca

RSVP: Email RSVPOttawa@ardfc.ca (RSVP by September 12)

Cost: No charge. This event is sponsored by the Anglican Relief and Development Fund Canada (ARDFC). A freewill offering will be taken for ARDFC's Cameroon healthcare project.

We expect to be entertained by Baroness Cox' tales of adventure, inspired by her passion for helping "the least of these", moved by the needs in our world, and galvanized to join her "On Mission".

The event will also focus on ARDFC's new project – building a clinic to provide affordable healthcare in Cameroon (West Africa) in partnership with the Anglican Diocese of Cameroon. (Learn more about this project)

We chose Ottawa for the event as it is our nation's capital and Canada's sesquicentennial. In Ottawa, we are able to leverage her visit, reaching diplomats, politicians and key influencers with the powerful message of Christian caring she brings and the humanitarian passion she embodies. So, while in Ottawa, Baroness Cox will be meeting with a number of ambassadors and diplomats as well as with select Canadian Members of Parliament to discuss pressing humanitarian needs and religious freedom around the world.



Baroness Caroline Cox,
The Right Honourable The Baroness Caroline Cox, of Queensbury is a cross-bench member of the British House of Lords. She has been CEO of Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART). Cox was created a Life Peer in 1982 Lady Cox is a fervent Anglican Christian and travels the world on behalf of persecuted and oppressed Christians, famine relief, and refugees. This former Baroness-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth II has been dodging bombs in Sudan, Nigeria and Syria where she has been bringing humanitarian aid to war zones with HART where other aid agencies would not risk their lives operating. Last year she was fired at by Islamist Fulani Jihadist in Nigeria. She is currently working for Syrians who have been suffering at the hand of ISIS. Baroness Cox is Honorary Chair Emeritus of the Global Anglican Relief and Development Fund.




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