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Canadian Baptist staff serve churches by providing information, resources, mentoring and support for the work churches do every day in their communities. One way our staff keep in touch is through CBWC Blogs. We hope many of these will interest you.

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Mill Bay Baptist Church Goes Permanent

A little church that could. They started almost seven years ago when an ad hoc bible study got too big for its living room. With a vision to reach out to the community, the group of mostly seniors formed a church in the Mill Bay Community Hall—and were not unaware that five churches had previously … Continue reading “Mill Bay Baptist Church Goes Permanent”

Advent at Emmanuel Baptist in Saskatoon

Advent at Emmanuel Baptist in Saskatoon is a very practical season. They’ve taken the sometimes lofty themes of hope, love, peace and joy, and broken them down to socks and diapers. “Hope, love, peace and joy are agents of light, and they only come alive when we’re active in them,” said Worship and Creative Arts … Continue reading “Advent at Emmanuel Baptist in Saskatoon”

Advent Resources for 2017

The anticipation of Advent is upon us as we wait in expectation for God’s redeeming love to enter our world.  During this season, we consciously make room, we actively wait. To help, the Canadian Baptists has once again prepared an Advent Reader in collaboration with the sister denominations and Canadian Baptist Ministries. Each year, we find … Continue reading “Advent Resources for 2017”

Restoration and Connection at potlucks and fancy hotels

Here’s a round up of some goings on in the CBWC last month. Majd AlAjji, our Refugee Sponsorship Coordinator, organized a potluck for refugee families and sponsors in Burnaby, B.C. Earlier in the month, CBWC hosted our annual Banff Pastors’ Conference.  Refugee Sponsorship Potluck “I wanted to gather sponsors and sponsored families so they get to know … Continue reading “Restoration and Connection at potlucks and fancy hotels”

Southwest Community Church moves forward with church health consultation

Since 2015 Sam Breakey has been CBWC’s church health strategist, working with congregations to revive their sense of mission and calling. He brings an outside perspective to churches who are re-evaluating themselves. The process is heavy on listening. Sam facilitates discussions with leaders, lay leaders and congregants to identify the church’s strengths and weaknesses, areas … Continue reading “Southwest Community Church moves forward with church health consultation”

Getting UNDRIP into legislation

Since Canada officially agreed to support the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2016 (after initially voting against it), little has been done to actually implement the Declaration. Romeo Saganash’s Bill C-262 would change that. The bill is short and to the point. It would simply legislate a responsibility for the federal government … Continue reading “Getting UNDRIP into legislation”

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