Ministry Priorities

Our ministry together is centred on three priorities:
Cultivating Leadership, Investing in Relationship, and Engaging in Mission.

The Canadian Baptists of Western Canada reaches people for Christ by seeking the health and extending the ministry of the local church.

CBWC prayerfully supports local churches and their communities by training leaders, supporting innovative ministries, responding compassionately to social needs, responding to crises and providing churches with administrative and financial services.  In partnership with our local churches, CBWC also plays a collaborative role in seeding new expressions of church for today.


Statement of Faith

The Canadian Baptists of Western Canada together affirm wholeheartedly the revelation of God as given in the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments and confess the faith set forth here. We here explicitly assert the doctrines which we regard as crucial to the understanding and proclamation of the Gospel and to practical Christian living:

  1. The sovereignty, love, and grace of God, the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit in creation, providence, revelation, redemption and final judgment.
  2. The divine inspiration of Holy Scripture and its entire trustworthiness and supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct.
  3. The value of each human being as created by God. The universal sinfulness of humankind since the fall, which alienates all from God and subjects all to condemnation.
  4. The full deity and humanity of the Lord Jesus Christ, the incarnate Son of God, whose substitutionary sacrifice is the sole ground of redemption from the guilt, penalty and power of sin.
  5. The justification of the sinner by the grace of God through faith alone in Christ crucified and risen from the dead.
  6. The illuminating, regenerating, indwelling and sanctifying work of God, the Holy Spirit, in the believer.
  7. The church as set forth in the New Testament and understood historically by the Baptist community.
  8. The expectation of the personal, visible return of the Lord Jesus Christ, our participation in the resurrection, and the hope of eternal life.

Identity Statement


Ministry Priorities



Our Churches

We serve in the three regions of British Columbia and Yukon, Alberta and the Northwest Territories, and the Heartland (Saskatchewan and Manitoba). Together, the churches and ministries in these regions make up the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada.

Find a CBWC Church

Over 180 congregations make up the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada. Find one in your area.

CBWC Leadership

Board Members

Loralyn Lind, President

Brendan Gibson, VP Planning, Interim VP Finance

Sandra Goetz, VP Personnel & Prog

Richard Currie, BCY Regional Representative

Grant Hill, BCY Regional Representative

Gladys Tsang , BCY Regional Representative

Randy Loewen, Mountain Standard Regional Representative

Laurel Auch, Mountain Standard Regional Representative

Brad Penner, Mountain Standard Regional Representative

Tim MacKinnon, Heartland Regional Representative

Shannon Barnes-Girouard, Heartland Regional Representative

David Vandergucht, Heartland Regional Representative

Financial Accountability

We’re committed to keeping you informed about the ministry resources we share by providing open and transparent financial communications:

Our accreditation with the Canadian Centre for Christian Charities ensures we are modeling the highest standard of accountability to our churches and donors.

Annual Report 2021


Annual Report 2020


Annual Report 2019


Financial Statements 2020


Financial Statements 2019


CBWC Bylaws


Financial Statements 2018


Ethical Fundraising


Privacy Policy


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