Monday Night Cafe happens at the Christian Life Assembly Church on 56th Avenue in Langley, every Monday night from 7 - 9 pm. It is a place where a number of Langley's homeless and financially struggling residents can make themselves at home for a couple of hours. They are served a free hot meal and a delicious specialty coffee and have fellowship with their fellow Monday Night Cafe friends.
Monday Night Cafe attracts up to 60 to 70 guests each week for a hot dinner. Meals are prepared and served up with love by volunteers of all ages.
It began when Justin Napier began handing out sandwiches to people in need in Langley and about a year later, CLA opened its doors to the effort, including offering access to their cafeteria and expresso machines. Though Justin has stepped back from MNC, his brother Scott is now an active part and along with him is a good sized group of Pacific's congregation that volunteer at Monday Night Cafe each week; opening their hearts and providing fellowship and a friendly, safe place to hang out for a few hours.
Monday Night Cafe is about making a difference in the community. MNC has grown steadily since it began and has evolved through the years. It costs about $250/night as well as a dozen or so volunteers to host each evening . Volunteers serve a meal to the guests, take orders for and serve specialty coffees, and then take the opportunity to sit with their guests to listen and show compassion.
If you are interested in becoming involved at Monday Night Cafe, contact Scott Napier at email@example.com.