Vol 5 No 15 Assembly Comments and Requests for Prayer

In just 8 days time we will gather at the Banff Park Lodge for the CBWC Assembly. This is time to worship together, declare our dependence and thankfulness to a faithful God and gather in community, as a family, to encourage one another. Our theme is leadership and Mark Buchanan, greatly respected teacher and author and Senior Pastor of New Life in Duncan, will speak to us on leadership. Please go to our website at www.cbwc.ca to view the entire time but please reflect and note the following opportunities:

  • Workshops
    • Q & A with the Executive Minister – Jeremy Bell
    • Leveraging Church Resources – Stu Dinsmore
    • Refugees & Uprooted Peoples – Lynn & Larry Pearce
    • Treasurer’s/Finance Workshop –  David Holten
    • Acting In Mercy– Tim Dickau
    • Deep & Wide: Leadership for Such a Time As This- Mark Buchannan
    • Taking the Lead in Fighting Exploitation– Michelle Miller
    • THE SPIN: Making Space for Young Leaders To Grow– Rod Olson & Steve Roadhouse
    • E3
    • Borderland Churches: Seeking to be Missional in a Flat and Spikey World– CBM (Canadian Baptist Ministries) Group
    • Intergenerational Gatherings– CFAM (Children and Families) Group
    • KEEP YOUR CALL: Leading The Church Without Losing Your Soul (an interactive workshop) – John Prociuk
    • Worship: The Words & the Music – Sam Chaise
  • Worship with sister and brother Joan Dosso and Ken Dosso
  • Krystall and Saturday night with CBM
  • Ordination Examining Council
  • Please pray for the committee members and staff who have worked on putting this together: Lisa Gould, David Holten, John Prociuk, Devin Seghers, Mary Dyk, Jan Paasuke, Pat Flaten, David Simpson, Colleen Schneider
  • Pray for our presiding and outgoing President David Simpson from Westhill Park in Regina and our incoming President Jan Paasuke from Westview in Calgary.
  • Pray for Pat Flaten, our VP and program coordinator for Assembly
  • Pray for Rob Ogilvie, the BCY Regional Minister, who will anchor the community announcements

I am very grateful for the hard work and giftedness that is unfolding for Assembly. Thanks be to God that registrations are ahead of last assembly!

Our audience is that of one; the only true one and awesome; the living Lord himself.

Peace and Grace be with you.



In Christ,

Jeremy Bell