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Bill Toller

September 1 — It is with sadness we announce the death of Rev. William (Bill) Ernest James Toller on Aug 19, 2016. Bill was married to Gwen and had four children, Gerry, Anne, Jim, and Rob. He was pastor for over 50 years in various churches including 3 small churches in rural Quebec, Clive Baptist […]

Brian Stelck

August 20, 2016 — It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of our dear friend and Past President Rev. Dr. Brian Stelck. Carey Theological College, Institute and Centre was led by Brian’s vision and care from 1994 – 2013. There will be two memorial services. The first will be […]

Fort McMurray Relief Fund

The CBWC is working with Canadian Baptist Ministries to provide immediate emergency relief and assistance on the ground in Fort McMurray, Alberta.  Together, we are working with the Salvation Army, the local Fellowship Baptist Church in Fort McMurray, and others supporting evacuees. The unpredictability of the wildfires that began this past Tuesday have led the […]

David Holte

May 4 — The CBWC was saddened to learn of the passing of David Holte, a long-time member of Bonavista Baptist in Calgary and former member of both the CBWC’s Board and the Board of the CBWC Foundation, on April 29. David graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1968 with a Bachelor of […]

Jean Hewitt

January 26, 2016 — We are saddened to learn that Jean Hewitt, a long-time member of Baptist Women of Western Canada and Women in Focus, in Calgary passed away on January 20, 2016 at the age of 94. Jean was born  on September 25, 1921 and raised in Calgary.  She lived in Calgary all of her life. […]

Petition on Euthanasia and Paliative Care

January 11, 2016 — As a member of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the CBWC has received the following letter from EFC President Bruce Clemenger concerning the proposed federal legislation on the legalization of euthanasia.  The CBWC is posting this letter on our website to share our concern about an issue that affects all Canadians and […]

New MLA Ron Orr

Congratulations to Ron Orr, pastor of Clive Baptist in Alberta, who has just won a seat in the Alberta Legislature for the riding of Lacombe_Ponoka. Ron was part of an historic election in Alberta which saw the NDP sweep to power into a majority government. Ron represents the Wildrose Party which won 21 seats. He […]

Engage — Together!

Once again, the CBWC is planning a series of Celebration Dinners so worshippers from local and regional CBWC congregations can build relationships with each other and discover together how God is calling us to serve Him together. Four Celebration Dinners are being planned for the spring, while more will be scheduled in other locations in […]

George Munchinsky

September 24, 2014 — We were saddened to learn of the passing of George Munchinsky, a man of God who had pastored several CBWC churches. George died on September 18 at the age of 79 in Olds, AB of complications due to cancer.  George had served as pastor of three CBWC churches:  Grace-Kildonan Church in Winnipeg […]

Eileen Wall

September 24 2014 — We mourn the passing of Eileen Wall who went home to her Lord on Sunday, September 21. Eileen and her husband Clarence were pillars of Nanton First Baptist Church for more than 60 years. Clarence served as lay pastor at Nanton First Baptist for 6 years several decades ago. A memorial service […]