Canadian Baptist of Western Canada

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The French Connection

  CBWC member Kim Louise Clark has published a collection of devotionals, called The French Collection. The book follows a walk through Paris and parallels the deeper journey of faith.  Here’s a teaser excerpt from the first chapter. The French Connection can be purchased on Amazon, online at Chapters Indigo and at a few select bookstores in Alberta. […]

New BC Yukon Regional Minister Announced

On behalf of the CBWC Board, it is my great pleasure to announce the hiring of our next BC/Yukon Regional Minister, Rev. Larry Schram. Larry currently serves as the Lead Pastor of Summerland Baptist Church. For over thirty years, Larry has encouraged local churches and pastors to be healthy, effective and faithful. Larry has been […]

Help Us Reach More CBWC Members

Help us improve our ability to reach more people with the good news of Jesus and what’s happening in the church.  Here’s how: Forward this newsletter to friends and church members. Encourage your congregants to sign up for our monthly newsletter here. Let us know that you prefer a PDF format to be inserted in church bulletins. Send […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 17

New BCY Regional Minister Dear friends, As I did with Kayely Rich’s announcement regarding Rob Ogilvie’s appointment as the new Executive Minister of the CBWC I leave it for her to offer her new announcement regarding the appointment of the new Regional Minister for the BCY Region.  Many of you in BC will be familiar […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 16

Nothing for Granted Dear friends Many of us have experienced an absolutely marvelous, moving, and profound Easter time. I don’t know about you but for some of us it is easy to take the experience of Easter for granted. There is however nothing to take for granted in the Easter story. Christ’s triumph over death […]

Rev. Dalton Grant

Our beloved Pastor Emeritus, the Rev. Dalton Grant, left this life and entered into heaven on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 where he will live for eternity with his Lord and all those there with him. We will forever be grateful for Dalton’s loving determination in pastoring and prayer, for his desire for relational well-being, and […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 15

Easter Week Dear friends, Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! I am excited about this Easter Sunday. There are 3 things I want to mention in this newsletter. They are under the titles of “suffering of the son”, “evil for good”, and “the bodily resurrection in its completeness”. The first is a brief synopsis […]

News & Notes Vol 13 No. 14

Transitions Dear friends, I have an experience I would like to share with you today. Last Sunday evening I attended the installation of Callum Jones. Callum was formerly from First Baptist Penticton and is moving to Trinity Baptist Church in Vancouver. This was an event which took place at 7 PM in the evening which I would […]

Finding our whole story in Easter

Finding our whole story in Easter by: Anne Smith, pastor at Southpoint When I grew up, I went to a little Baptist church that had only two liturgical days on the calendar: Christmas and Easter. Even as a child, this seemed strange to me. Suddenly, it would be Easter! We’d dress up, hunt for our Easter […]

Mission in the Arrivals Wing at YVR

Mission in the Arrivals Wing at YVR   “Last month, a middle-aged Mexican woman came to the door. I knew immediately there was something different about her; she was definitely in need of TLC, you know… just some loving care.” Dennis Kirkley says. He’s the lead chaplain at Vancouver Airport Chaplaincy; he’s also a CBWC church […]