Magazine article Anglican Journal

Halifax Man Recognized for Living His Faith

Magazine article Anglican Journal

Halifax Man Recognized for Living His Faith

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David Olding, an Anglican who is well known in Halifax for his work with society's underprivileged, is the recipient of the 2010 Lieutenant Governor's Faith in Action Award.

The award "honours exceptional community outreach that is recognized as having provided significant benefit to the wider community." Olding will receive the award from Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor Mayann E. Francis at the Atlantic School of Theology (AST) convocation on May 1, at the Cathedral Church of All Saints.

Olding has been active in prison ministry and has offered pastoral support to various Halifax groups for about 13 years. "Following his retirement, he served for 10 years as full-time volunteer chaplain for Correction Services Canada, making daily visits to halfway houses in Halifax and regular calls to correctional facilities throughout Nova Scotia and New Brunswick," the AST said in a press statement.

Today, Olding provides support to non-profit organizations that help people who are experiencing homelessness and poverty, such as Metro Turning Point, Direction 180, Metro Non-Profit Housing, Community Action on Homelessness and Stepping Stone. …

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