Canadian Baptist of Western Canada

Archive for February, 2017

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 8

An Introduction to an Introduction to Easter – Part 2 Dear friends, We have been looking at what it is like to prepare for Lent. We have explained the advantages of doing that both for our own sakes, our own way of remembering, and in preparing for Easter but, also very much so that we […]

LaVerne Louise Waldock

The Reverend LaVerne Louise Waldock (nee Lofgren) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Calgary, AB. She was born September 30, 1932 in San Jose, California and lived a full life in the USA, Canada, India, France, Zaire, Kenya, and Sri Lanka. Her career included teaching, ministering, cataloguing an academic library, and establishing […]

Martha Agnes Easter

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Martha Agnes Easter (nee Worthy) on January 9, 2017. Martha was born in Shaunavon, SK on November 4, 1935 and was the youngest of 4 children. She is survived by her husband (John) and 3 children (Martha Jean, Ian, and Elizabeth). Martha and John […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 7

An introduction to an introduction to Easter Dear friends, As many of you are aware from common conversation and recent studies a large number of people in this country claim they are Christian and affiliated with a particular church.  You may also be aware that very few attend or are part of a Christian community […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 6

Do not go gently into this night because night never overcomes the light of Jesus (John 1:5) Dear friends, The picture that you see is from Trinity Baptist Church at 49thAve and Granville in Vancouver.  They have been placing a phrase, an inspirational thought, on their sign for what seems like decades now.   I have […]

Vol 13 No. 5 Announcement of our New Executive Minister

Dear friends, It is with great pleasure that our VP of Personnel and Programme, Kayely Rich, “guest writes” the newsletter today with her announcement of the appointment of our new Executive Minster, Rob Ogilvie, a dear friend and colleague.  More than enough said on my part.  I will let Kayely’s announcement speak for itself.  Next […]