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Photos from Our 2019 Gala

Photos from our gala in Burlington on November 22nd, 2019.

A man stands in front of large windows, pointing his finger at the camera mid-speech.

On November 22nd, Crossroads celebrated 2019 with a gala in Burlington, Ontario and nearly two hundred guests. We were joined by mentors and chaplains, and enjoyed a keynote speech from John Jonathan, a former prisoner and Crossroads graduate. John shared his testimony and how Crossroads impacted his life.

Looking ahead, Crossroads is eager to create an impact in more students like John in 2020. Will you join us? If you are interested in being a part of the radical work that God is doing in prisons across Canada, please consider becoming a mentor or giving a monthly gift to Crossroads.

A large event room with a giant chandelier. A table setting at an event A group of yellow and black balloons floating above a table
A man stands in front of a podium, holding a mic, speaking mid-sentence to a small group of onlookers seated at tables.
René Kooistra, the chair of the board of directors at Crossroads, opens the event.
A woman stands at a podium, holding a mic and gesturing with her hands.
Hildegard, one of Crossroads’ mentors, speaks on stage.
A black and white image of a woman standing on stage, holding a mic, making a presentation to a rapt audience. She's holding a sheet of paper in her other hand.
Dagmar, one of Crossroads’ mentors, shares her story.
A tall woman reads speaks on stage, reading off a piece of paper.
Melva, one of Crossroads’ chaplains, shares a letter from a student at the Crossroads event.
A man energetically speaks on stage, standing beside a projector screen,
John Jonathan, a former student and Crossroads graduate, shares what Crossroads means to prisoners in Canada.
A man and a woman stand together on stage, smiling and laughing.
John is joined on stage by his wife, Brandi.
A young man and woman smile and stand side by side in a reception lobby, holding an envelope and a large bundle of balloons.
James and Sunje, winners of a gift certificate for the Great Wolf Lodge in our balloon competition.

If you want to make a meaningful impact in the hearts of prisoners, you’ve found the right ministry.

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