Employment Opportunity

by Silas Krabbe

Hello friends, in case you haven’t heard our incredible co-director Yolanda Bonkowski will be transitioning out of her staff role over the next few months. We have been so lucky to have her on staff these last four years, and she is leaving some big shoes to fill! In that regard, please help us by […]

“Resilience” Nest Community Mural 2017 is now complete!

by Silas Krabbe

The “Resilience” Nest Community Mural is located at 121 Heatley Ave. Thank you to Community Arts Council of Vancouver (CACV) and the City of Vancouver Integrated Graffiti Management Program for funding another community mural in the Downtown Eastside! We want to take this opportunity to thank the two lead artists Jenny Hawkinson and Cate Laurie […]

Opening Wednesday, Sept 27th

by Silas Krabbe

It’s official – we are re-opening this coming Wednesday, September 27th. Hallelujah! Come and join us on Wednesday afternoon between 1 – 4 PM for some tea, fellowship, prayer, worship and re-connection. Also take note of our new schedule with changes to Monday & Tuesday openings.

Life on the Margins Workshop: Nov 24-25

by Silas Krabbe

Join us for a workshop where we explore God’s heart for people living on the margins of society. We will wrestle with hard questions and draw out truths from both Old and New Testaments on justice, the gospel, and friendship across socioeconomic barriers, as well as sharing our experiences from life in the Downtown Eastside […]

New Opening Date

by Silas Krabbe

Hello friends! We are still waiting for permits and licenses to come through, so we are not open yet. Our new goal is to open on September 27. If you’re in the area, come out this week and help paint our latest community mural at 121 Heatley! The artists will be there from 9 AM […]

Moving Update

by Silas Krabbe

Hello friends, We are still working on getting our new space at 543 Powell St. ready to open. Our new goal is to open on Wednesday, September 20 but we will keep you posted! Thanks for all of your support.

A Future for Jacob’s Well

by Silas Krabbe

The Decision: Jacob’s Well lives to see another day! We have made the decision to move forward despite our eviction from 239 Main St. The Money: $88,382.38 in donations and pledges Those of you who were able to join us for our Annual General Meeting in April might remember that we set an ambitious goal of raising […]

Fundraising Update – June 3rd

by Silas Krabbe

After launching a major fundraising effort on May 15th, with the ambitious goal of raising $50,000 by June 15th I am thrilled to share that we have already raised $42,272.22 in donations and pledges. Praise God! We still have two fundraising events coming up in the next two weeks: A Walk-a-Thon at Stanley Park this Saturday, June […]

Spring 2017 Newsletter – Hot off the press!

by Silas Krabbe

Hello everyone, In this Spring’s newsletter we take a brief look into the past 16 years of Jacob’s Well, and a timeline of the next few months before our move out of 239 Main Street. Find all the juicy nuggets here: Jacob’s Well Spring 2017 Newsletter Blessings, Jacob’s Well community  

Fall 2016 Newsletter – Get the Scoop!

by Silas Krabbe

Do you ever wonder what a week at Jacob’s Well is like?  In this Fall’s news letter we take a brief look into the variety of things that happen at Jacob’s Well. What do we do on each day of the week, and whose faces can you expect to find on any given day?  Find […]