Pre-Conference Programme

A series of exposure programmes and events offering participants an opportunity to understand deeper the social challenges or those in need, to touch their woundedness and be touched by them. These exposure programmes and events are intended to give flesh to the presentations and discussions that will take place during the 2018 Social Mission Conference.

Causes Served Programme / Event Details Member Organisation
Families, Youth and Children 1. CareNights Study Time
Support for children in their school work and reading
Fri, 06 July 2018
7.00pm to 8.00pm
CareNights@Sengkang
Morning Star Community Services
2. CareNights Fun Time
Support for the children’s interaction with others and understanding team work
Fri, 13 July 2018
8.00pm to 9.00pm
CareNights@Primavera, Bedok
Morning Star Community Services
3. Expressions of the Heart
Support for the musical performance by the children
Fri, 06 July 2018
3.30pm to 5.00pm
IJ Village, 503 Ang Mo Kio Street 13
Infant Jesus Homes & Children’s Centre (IJHCC)
4. Be An Anchor: Be a Foster Parent
Information talk about Boys’ Town and the fostering programme
Sat, 23 June 2018
11am to 2.00pm
Boys’ Town, Training Hall
Boys’ Town
5. Creating an Inclusive Community
A panel discussion on creating an inclusive community
  Mon, 18 June 2018
7.00pm to 8.30pm
Canossaville Children and Community Services
Canossaville Children and Community Services
People with Intellectual Disabilities 6. What is it like to work with people with intellectual disability?
A baking session with members from Mamre Oaks Day Activity Centre
Wed, 04 July 2018
2.00pm to 4.00pm
OR
Wed, 11 July 2018
2.00pm to 4.00pm
Agape Village, Level 3, Baking Room
Mamre Oaks
Migrants & Itinerant Persons 7. A Father’s Day Tribute with Foreign Workers
An event and activity with foreign workers living in the dormitory
Sat, 23 June 2018
5.00pm to 8.30pm
Gather at Agape Village
Archdiocesan Commission for the Pastoral Care of Migrants & Itinerant People (ACMI)
Persons with AIDS 8. A Day in the Life of a Person with AIDS
An experiential workshop
Sat, 07 July 2018
9.00am to 12.00pm
Agape Village
Catholic AIDS Response Effort (CARE)
Elderly 9. Open house for GoodLife! Makan
An awareness talk and interaction time with the elderly
Tue, 03 July 2018
10.00am to 12.00pm
GoodLife! Makan
Blk 52 Marine Terrace #01-189
Montfort Care
10. Experience! Share-A-Pot @ Agape Village
Interaction with the participants and visit Agape Village to see one-stop services in action
Wed, 11 July 2018
10.00am to 2.00pm
Agape Village, 7A Lorong 8 Toa Payoh
Caritas Singapore
Overseas Missions 11. Mission Possible
A sharing session by the CHARIS team
Sat, 07 July 2018
9.30am to 10.30am
OR
11.00am to 12.00pm
55 Waterloo St, #07-02 Catholic Centre
Caritas Humanitarian Aid & Relief Initiatives, Singapore (CHARIS)
12. Building Resilient Communities
An awareness talk and sharing session
Sat, 30 June 2018
9.00am to 5.00pm
Agape Village, 7A Lorong 8 Toa Payoh
Acts29
13. #Do1Thing – Hope For Refugees Begin With You
An awareness talk and sharing on the refugee situation
Sat, 07 July 2018
10.30am to 12.30pm
Hall of The Pilgrim, Kingsmead Centre
Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)
Persons with Physical Disabilities 14. ABLE Open House
An awareness talk and visit to ABLE’s rehabilitation and respite centre
Sat, 07 July 2018
10.00am to 10.45am
OR
11.00am to 11.45am
Agape Village
Abilities Beyond Limitations & Expectations (ABLE)
The Incarcerated 15. From Darkness to Light: Resurrection and Hope for Youth, Children and Families, and Victims of Addiction
An awareness workshop
Sat, 23 June 2018
10.00am to 12.00nn
Catholic Archdiocesan Education Centre
Roman Catholic Prison Ministry (RCPM)
Persons with Terminal Illness 16. Kopi Talk at Assisi
Understand palliative care and kopi talk with patients
Thu, 19 July 2018
1.00pm to 3.00pm
Assisi Hospice, 820 Thomson Road
Assisi Hospice

Please Note:

  • Priority is given to signed-up conference participants on a first-come-first serve basis. A confirmation note will be sent to participants on their registration.
  • Closing date for sign-up is 2 weeks before the actual date of the pre-conference programme/event, after which it will be opened to others (non-conference participants).
  • For more information and clarification, visit Caritas Singapore website or email smc@caritas-singapore.org.