Serving Greater Vancouver & the Fraser Valley

Misson & Ministry Spotlight

 

Avant Ministries
Bible for Children
Bowen Lodge
Camp Squeah
Canada Institute of Linguistics
Canada Silent No More
Capernwray Quebec
Christian Friends of Israel
Christian Service Brigade
Creation Science
Discipleship International
Hope Outreach
House of Omeed
International Christian Response
Journey Home
Love New Canadians
M2/W2
Mission One Eleven
Northern Canada Evangelical Mission
Nurses Christian Fellowship
Perspectives
Reasons to Believe
Rocky Mountain Bible College
Samaritan Inn Life Impact Centre
Signal Hill
Stillwood Camp
Theo’s Feast
Water Ambassadors
WEC International

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avant Ministries

 

Since 1892 Avant Ministries has focused on planting the church where is does not yet exist. We seek to continuously shorten the amount of time it takes to develop mature, reproducing churches led by nationals. Avant trains, sends and serves missionaries in over 40 countries globally.

The urgency of our mission propels us to value innovation built on sound principles. These guide our strategies for planting reproducing churches in hard soil. Using media in the creative access countries of North Africa has led to an accelerating impact. In Asia, profitable business platforms grant us both access and the means for national church planters to be bi-vocationally self-sufficient. In other places, a highly collaborative team approach can accelerate the church planting process as missionaries model the body of Christ for those who have never seen it before.

Avant’s pre-church and healthy-church metrics help us keep focused. Using these measurements of biblical characteristics, we can assess our stewardship, strategize our next steps, and be informed when new churches are ready for independence.

We recognize that cross cultural church planting is very difficult. The sobering statistics from sending agencies around the world, tell us that up to 50% of foreign missionaries return home sooner than they expected, and that 71% of these return for preventable reasons. Earnest missionaries are too valuable to lose. We are committed to integrated training, diligent field coaching, and active member care to make sure you have the best chance of living out your calling to reach the unreached.

avantministries.org

 

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Bible for Children

 

Volunteer translators needed for worldwide ministry.

Bible for Children is an internet ministry to the two billion children around the world.  Our website provides 60 free illustrated Bible stories (Genesis to Revelation) translated into over 130 languages.  Over the past 5 years, 25 million Bible stories have been read by children all over the world.  Children and adults have been saved.  Missionaries and local church pastors in many countries use these stories to share the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.  There is almost no Bible material for children in most languages.

The stories are available world-wide in many of the major languages, but our desire is that children everywhere can read about Jesus in their own language.  Our next goal is 1,000 languages!

Can YOU help?  Will you translate the stories from English into another language you speak?  The process is simple. It is all done through email.  BFC provides step-by-step guidance.  Contact greg@bibleforchildren.org today.

www.bibleforchildren.org

 

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Bowen Lodge

 

Located just 30 minutes away and a short ferry ride from Vancouver, Bowen Island Lodge is surrounded by natural beauty overlooking Deep Bay’s shoreline. With 24 guestrooms and 3 well-appointed meeting rooms, the Lodge can host events of up to 200 guests. An ideal setting for spiritual retreats or summer camps, the extensive grounds at Bowen Island Lodge leave plenty of space for exploring and enjoying relaxing activities such as kayaking, cycling, bocce, or yoga to name a few.

Our meeting space, the Bowen Room, offers ample natural light with incredible views of Howe Sound. Featuring a cozy fireplace to enjoy a quiet evening among friends, the Bowen Room also provides direct access to an outdoor patio equipped with a comfortable lounging area. Visit our website or contact us to get inspired at Bowen Island Lodge. www.bowenislandlodge.ca  /  1-877-947-2129

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Camp Squeah

 

Identity is found in loving community

Western culture is a remarkable thing! We in North America seem utterly consumed with discovering, finding or creating our identity. Of all the identities we strive for most, it seems we are obsessed with our personal identity. We just can’t quite settle on who we are, what we believe, the values we stand for. It seems to me our values are changing as quickly as our culture, which (as a parent) I find increasingly hard to keep up with!

I find more and more children and young adults are keen, even desperate, to settle on some notion of their inherent value and worth and an expression of these values. If the advent of social media is anything of a litmus test, it would suggest to me we are not finding our identity, but rather losing it!

One of the most glaring differences between western and camp ministry culture is this: in camp we need and desire to live in community and to find our identity as a family together. We find young adults, and the campers whom we care for, discover more honest, healthy truth and values regarding their identity here, and healthy ways to express them, in these two months than often people find at all in the wide world of western culture, where the individual is god.

Come to camp, where Jesus is our great and loving God and together, as we live in the light of God’s love we discover our true identity in Christ!

www.squeah.com

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Canada Institute of Linguistics

 

Training with an aim to serve others.

God is calling people to work and minister cross-culturally. He recently directed John and Iris to the Canada Institute of Linguistics (CanIL) to receive quality training by field-experienced staff and instructors. While they were still single, they discovered a caring community of like-minded people. Along their journey, they met and got married the following year. They recently completed their training and are now on a language survey team in Nigeria.

CanIL is experiencing a marked growth in student enrollment this year. We have seen a high percentage of our students, like John and Iris, go on to join mission-sending agencies and leave for their chosen ministry assignment after completion of their studies. Approximately 500 CanIL alumni have served in over 40 countries since 1985.  Integrating scholarship with linguistics in service to language communities worldwide, CanIL provides a wide range of training to prepare people for roles in Bible translation, scripture engagement, literacy and multi-lingual education, language survey, and language documentation.

CanIL offers numerous scholarships, bursaries, matching gifts, and paid work experience programs. As a result, many mission-bound CanIL graduates are able to pursue their chosen career paths upon graduation free of debt. CanIL is located on the picturesque campus of Trinity Western University campus in beautiful British Columbia, Canada, where many of our students and staff enjoy the year-round hiking, camping, and cycling that the Pacific Northwest provides.

Find out more at www.canil.ca or visit us at Mission Fest Vancouver, booth M11.

 

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Canada Silent No More

 

Together for Life Ministries keynote speaker Denise Mountenay teaches on the Life & Humanity of Children in utero. For years she has shared her testimony, giving powerful presentations in churches, high schools, universities, TV, radio and the United Nations. We do a “Hang on to your Hormones” talk for teens and young adults, along with bringing education and awareness to the forefront on how legal abortion is harmful to women’s mental & reproductive health. We are reaching out to women hurt by abortion with the Good News. This is a huge evangelistic outreach as millions of women and men have been affected by abortion, so prevalent in our generation. Denise is a National Best Seller and author of The Bride, The Serpent & The Seed and part of the new award winning HUSH documentary. Please order copies and support this Ministry so women choose love.

www.denisemountenay.com  Rev. 12:11, Prov. 31:8.

 

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Capernwray Quebec

 

Expect a Dynamic Year That You Won’t Soon Forget!

Young people are seeking what it means to walk with Jesus. Capernwray Quebec is designed to be the next step in the journey.

Our One Year and Short Term Bible School Programmes offer valuable opportunities for Christ-centered Biblical study and discipleship.

This intensive Bible training course is designed to provide a practical understanding of the centrality of Christ in the Christian life through:

-Christ-centered Biblical Teaching

-Discipleship and Outreach Opportunities

-Community Living

It is our purpose to train men and women…

-in a working knowledge of Jesus Christ the Living Word;

-to know Him more deeply and personally as their risen and indwelling Lord, through personal disciplines of studying, meditating on and communicating the message of God’s Written Word;

-for equipment for full-time Christian service, regardless of their occupation!

www.cqbc.ca

 

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Christian Friends of Israel

 

Christian Friends of Israel is a grassroots ministry, not a political force. Our message is that of building relationships and to be a healing balm to the Jewish people. We also help Arab people in need. Some of our projects have a deep impact in Israel that bears much fruit for our Lord.

Project Open Gates: Assisting new immigrants.

Streams of Blessing: Reaching Jewish people, single parents, and families – in desperate situations. Unemployed, disabled, school children who have needs, supplies, backpacks and school fees. Those needing help for surgeries, dental, medication and other medical problems.

Project Doors of hope: Helping needy from all walks of life.

Bridal Salon: providing bridal gowns and clothing.

Project Forsake Them Not: Comforting survivors of the Holocaust.

Project First Fruits: Assisting the household of faith. Jews and Arabs.

Wall of prayer: linking Christians from the Nations with every town, village, Kibbutz and Moshav throughout Israel.

Project Under His Wings: Hope and comfort to victims of terror attacks. Jew or Arab.

Project Hope for the Future: supporting needy Ethiopian Jews in the land.

Project David’s Shield: Ping lo, traumatized soldiers

Mount Carmel Relief Fund.

Communities under attack.

Media production and Development: Front Page Jerusalem. Focal Point TV

“I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid: but rather through their fall salvation is come unto the Gentiles, for to provoke them to Jealousy” Romans 11: 11

www.cfi-canada.org

 

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Christian Service Brigade

 

For almost 75 years, Christian Service Brigade and the churches of British Columbia have been winning and training boys for Christ. The need for boys to have a place where they can learn to be men of God has never been so great. Churches in the Lower Mainland from Coquitlam to Chilliwack continue to offer great programs that draw boys of the church and community, and build them in Jesus; churches like Calvary Baptist, Coquitlam; Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship; Bear Creek Community Church; Langley’s LEFC; Aldergrove Alliance; Greendale MB and River of Life Church in Chilliwack.

Men of the local church are equipped and certified by CSB to win and train today’s boys and young men. The programs combine Godly action with Biblical truth. Tree Climbers invites the boy and his father to explore topics that excite him. Stockade takes it further, encouraging the boy to choose his own adventure with a growing variety of Outpost Adventures and Stockade Modules. Battalion is all about being a man of valour focused on honour, courage, chivalry, purity, loyalty, obedience and dedication to Christ.

Check out what’s new with CSB in the Lower Mainland at www.csbbc.org and get your boys to a CSB group near you.

 

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Creation Science

 

Creation evangelism is a fact that has gradually been gaining acceptance in Christian circles.

It has been said in many places that if a person can get a good understanding of the first 11 chapters of Genesis then the rest of the entire Bible will become easier to understand.

Look at the number of places and times when the New Testament refers to Genesis.

As an example, in Matthew 24:39, Jesus said, “. . . the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man”.    Notice that Peter wrote:  “God waited patiently in the days of Noah while the ark was being built. In it only a few people, eight in all, were saved through water” (1 Peter 3:20). “By water also the world of that time was deluged and destroyed” (2 Peter 3:6, cf. 2:5).  These references refer to events in Genesis but also go beyond to instruct about the second coming of Jesus and the importance of being ready for the final day of His coming.

Since the events in Genesis are accurate and meaningful and the references in the New Testament are the same, then it is a good thing to take careful note and be warned.

www.creationbc.org

 

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Discipleship International

 

In Matthew 28:19-20 when Jesus tells us to go and make disciples, He clarifies what he means by saying that to disciple is to teach Christians to obey everything that God has commanded us. As Paul put it in 1 Corinthians, discipling is saying, “Follow me as I follow Christ”.

Our disciplers at Discipleship International have all had mature Christians come alongside them and say, “Follow me as I follow Christ,” and then encouraged them to do likewise with other Christians. To be a true disciple of Christ we need to be equipped and established in our faith and that is the focus of our ministry. The key to becoming a mature believer is how much time we spend with Jesus.

To be little with God is to be little for God. If you are at a place in your life where you hunger to go deeper in your relationship with God, contact at us at Discipleship International and let us guide and equip you to be a true disciple (follower) of Jesus by spending more time with Him and having mature Christians teaching you and keeping you accountable to be a true Christ follower.

www.discipleshipint.org

 

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Hope Outreach

 

HOPE Outreach of Canada exists so that our neighbours worldwide and particularly those in the Holy Land come to know Jesus and as His fully committed followers, promote His true and lasting peace. We do this by supporting Bethlehem Bible College and its local humanitarian arm, the Shepherd’s Society. Bethlehem Bible College trains Palestinian Arab Christians to take the Gospel to their own people. An extension of these classes is offered globally online where many students are believers from a Muslim background.

Musalaha, meaning reconciliation, bridges the wide cultural gap between Messianic Israeli believers and Arab Christians. HOPE Outreach projects provide training, summer camps and desert encounters which bring these two groups together around their shared worship of Jesus Christ. Together these Christians become a much-needed voice for peace.

HOPE Outreach also sponsors Canadian life-changing ministry trips to the Holy Land.  Visit us at Booth U-4 at Missions Fest Vancouver.

www.hopeoutreach.ca

 

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House of Omeed

 

Reza Feyz’s Seeing the Light is the true inspiring true story of a blind Muslim boy’s journey from inner blindness to sight, from darkness to the light of Christ. Limited by the most impossible of circumstances, his personal story is full of drama, humor and courage and relates his struggle to leave Islam to converting to Christianity. A story leading to a life filled with hope, purpose, passion and spiritual insight for things unseen… a must read!

“There is a story behind every life, but to say this life’s story is compelling would be an understatement. From poverty, tragedy, and blindness to Olympic athlete and messenger of God – it’s a story worth reading. The humble, matter-of-fact retelling of an extraordinary life story almost masks the miraculous interventions of God each step of the way in guiding Reza to find ultimate truth.”

Tom Blackaby, international speaker and author.

eBook at: www.amazon.ca

Paperback: seeingthelight@yahoo.com

 

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International Christian Response

 

ICR Canada is pleased to partner with the Stendal Family of Colombia. We are planning to provide Spanish Bibles to Cuba, Colombia and Venezuela. There is a tremendous hunger for God’s Word in these countries and many people are coming to Christ in these communist areas.  Russell and Marina Stendal live in Colombia, South America with their four children, two sons-in-laws and five grandchildren.

Their children and grandchildren are actively involved and a fundamental part of their endeavor for peace.

They travel extensively inside and outside the country distributing literature, installing radio equipment, ministering and encouraging people from all sides of the conflict in Colombia. Together with their family, many friends, co-workers and hundreds of volunteers, their focus is to help resonate the good news of a clean, unaltered gospel.

ICR Canada also works in 47 countries helping the Christian Church that is under attack by satan, radicals, families and governments. Over 100 countries do not allow Christianity and almost 300 Million Christians are affected. Please pray for them and contact us if you want to help them. Listen to KARI 550 Radio for Persecution Updates at 5:55am, 11:55am and 7:20pm

SHOCKING FACT: Only 0.3 of 1% of the North American Christian giving goes to reach the LOST and The Persecuted!!

christianresponse.ca

 

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Journey Home

 

2000+ refugee claimants have arrived in BC in 2017. Hoping for safety and security, these individuals long to be free of persecution and trauma. However, upon arrival, they often encounter homelessness, uncertainty, and difficulty accessing basic resources.

Journey Home Community (JHC) welcomes refugee claimants into the community by offering housing, resettlement support, and relational care. JHC has limited capacity to meet the needs of all those who are arriving and is seeking church and community groups who are willing to partner with us in the Refugee Claimant Sponsorship Program.

Recently, we met a pregnant mother living in a women’s shelter. Her husband, staying at a hostel, wasn’t permitted to visit. JHC trained and equipped a church partner who sponsored this family.  Housing and support were provided, the family was reunited, and together, they recently celebrated the birth of their beautiful little boy.

Call (604)568-4892 or email brad@journeyhomecommunity.ca to find out how your group can sponsor a refugee family, already in Canada and in need of support.

journeyhomecommunity.ca

 

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Love New Canadians

 

With two decades of cross-cultural experience, Rick & Patti Love began Love New Canadians in 2014.  They equip churches to develop pathways to Jesus for immigrants in their neighbourhoods.  To date, they have worked with 121 churches and ministries in 5 provinces and 19 Christian denominations.  They are excited about the seminar they will offer at Missions Fest Vancouver, “Finding the Gospel in an ESL class: An 11- year case study” (Saturday, January 27th at 2:00 p.m.).  In the seminar, Rick & Patti Love will describe the pre-evangelistic “Bridges” class they have offered at their church since 2006.  About 90 attend each week to study Canadian culture, English language, and Christian faith. The class is designed for those who are curious about Jesus or Christianity.  Students from various backgrounds learn about the life and teaching of Jesus in a friendly and affirming environment.

www.lovenewcanadians.ca

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M2/W2

 

M2W2 – Vancouver Chapter  Currently, BC has 36 Community Residential Facilities that provide housing and correctional programming for offenders.

The M2W2 Vancouver Chapter program provides a circle-based or one-on-one model to offer strategic support, friendship and accountability to offenders living in communities. The over-arching goal of the program is to increase public safety and build the capacities, assets, and strengths of the participant thus lowering recidivism and increasing reintegration success.

Our volunteers Gerrit and Connie DeJong recently wrote; “The highlight of this year with our match was that he was able to move from Mission Minimum to a halfway house…We helped him set up his new room giving him a Christmas tree and celebrating his birthday by taking him out for dinner. He is extremely thankful for his new-gained freedom and our journey together these past nine years. He is very motivated to stay engaged in life with work and relationships. We visit him regularly and even more often now that he has his day parole. For us, it has been a positive and motivating experience as well realizing that we all do life together.”

For more information on this friendship based mentoring programme contact us at info@m2w2.com or call 604-859-3215.

www.m2w2.com

 

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Mission One Eleven

 

From the dark of the rainforests to the golden deserts, multitudes of people groups are born, live their lives and die without one single chance to hear that Jesus carried their sin. Tribes scattered across mountain walls and down over the riverbanks of the world spend the entirety of their generations without anyone ever coming to tell them the truth. They don’t know. They have never heard.

So they cut themselves, dance around fires, chant to unknown spirits, follow empty traditions, they dread through the night, and do their best, but they are lost.

We believe that hearing the gospel once In your life time is a birthright! We believe it is our responsibility as the Church to make sure our generation doesn’t die in their sin with out one chance to kneel at the feet Christ. Will you join the force? Let’s give one chance for Every person.

http://missiononeeleven.ca

 

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Northern Canada Evangelical Mission

 

Our missionaries are active across Canada in evangelism, discipling, and ministering to the needs of the whole person. We do these within the framework of the bigger picture – we believe that establishing churches is central to the Great Commission and the building of God´s Kingdom among Canada´s First Peoples.

There are still many Aboriginal communities without a healthy Bible-based church. Can you imagine anything more rewarding than seeing firsthand a church planted where there previously wasn´t one?

We have church multiplying career opportunities, as well as short- and long-term ministry openings in Bible camps, publishing, television, office, and facilities maintenance.

Visit our website, www.ncem.ca or call 306-764-3388. See how God is working among Canada´s First Peoples when you tune in to our TV program Tribal Trails … or watch anytime online at www.tribaltrails.org … and come see us at Missions Fest Vancouver!

 

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Nurses Christian Fellowship

 

Nurses Christian Fellowship Canada (NCFC) is a ministry dedicated to caring for Christian nurses and allied healthcare workers across the country. We are committed to supporting nurses who seek to develop witness, cultivate spiritual growth, demonstrate Christian love, learn and apply their faith, serve as leaders, and participate in the global mission of the church by praying, giving, and serving.

Our provincial and national programs provide opportunities for nurses to meet other Christian nurses and healthcare workers; gather in small groups for Bible study, fellowship, and prayer; attend events and conferences to learn how to integrate their Christian faith with their nursing practice; receive individual mentorship; and serve the LORD through their time and talents.

To learn more about how NCFC can support you, visit us online at ncfcanada.ca or email us at ncfcares@gmail.com.

 

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Perspectives

 

Do you want to use what’s in you to bless the world around you?

The Perspectives course promises to be an eye opening and heart changing experience to help you find how you can be a blessing to the world around you. This powerful course has over 240,000 alumni globally.

Do you desire a closer walk with Jesus?

Are you serious about gaining a deeper understanding of His ultimate purpose in the world?

Do you want to learn how to strategically invest your life in seeing God glorified?

Do you want to gain insight and direction that will help you impact your generation?

If this describes you, no matter your age or position Perspectives is for you!

Upcoming courses:

Sundays: Feb 4 – May 13, 6:15 – 9:15 pm @Cloverdale Baptist Church, Cloverdale

Mondays: Feb 5 – May 14, 7:00 – 10 pm @Willingdon Church, Burnaby

www.perspectivescanada.org; swalraven@outreach.ca   

 

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Reasons to Believe

 

The anthropic principle says that the universe appears “designed” for the sake of human life. More than a century of astronomy and physics research yields this unexpected observation: the emergence of humans and human civilization requires physical constants, laws, and properties that fall within certain narrow ranges—and this truth applies not only to the cosmos as a whole but also to the galaxy, planetary system, and planet humans occupy.

Support for the anthropic principle comes from an unwavering and unmistakable trend line within the data: the more astronomers learn about the universe and the requirements of human existence, the more severe the limitations they find governing the structure and development of the universe to accommodate those requirements.

Every month the number of parameters appropriately valued to support life are increasing, not decreasing. As of 2009, 501 parameters were identified that require just right values for sustaining bacteria for a few months; 676 parameters to sustain unicellular life for 3 billion years and 819 parameters for intelligent physical life existing in a globally distributed high-tech civilization.

Wait a few months, as new “just right” parameters needed to support life are constantly discovered.  For more information, search for “design compendium” or “anthropic principle” or “fine tuning” at www.reasons.org.

 

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Rocky Mountain Bible College

 

Prepare For ministry anywhere.

Re-think Bible College with Pathways, Rocky’s distributed learning model.  Study online, in a group, or at a partner location.  Rocky’s content remains the same but how we deliver it has changed.  Pathways removes barriers by bringing your education to you and helps you improve your life by developing your passions.  Our offices are in Calgary but our students live across Canada, in the USA, and overseas.

Live, study and minister anywhere in the world while completing your educational goals.

Sarah was involved in her local church and taking courses with us when God called her and her husband to go overseas.  Through Pathways, she didn’t have to choose between finishing her studies and obeying God’s call to go and serve. Now she is on track to complete a degree and fulfill her ministry passions.

We work with you to create an individual learning plan that assists you to reach your educational goals.  Our application process is quick and simple. All we need is your application, two references, and your transcripts.  We also offer scholarship money that lowers your tuition by almost one-third.  Contact us at RMCPathways.ca or Toll free at 1-877-968-6762.

 

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Samaritan Inn Life Impact Centre

 

The Samaritan Inn – Set Free Ministries has been a part of the Abbotsford community for 20 years, working with men coming out of addiction. We are a Christian program that focuses on discipleship first and foremost. Our program is an open-ended stay with most clients staying one year or more. We currently have two licensed houses where we house 19 men.

Our vision for the future is to build a 20 to 30 bed Christian recovery centre that provides addiction programs, discipleship and drop in, as well as second stage housing.

Building a bridge from the streets to a new life in Christ and reconciliation with family and the community as a whole.

Please like us on Facebook.

www.samaritaninn.ca

 

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Signal Hill

 

Sarah (not her real name), a grade 11 student, felt alone. She believed that she didn’t fit in with her peers. Sometimes, Sarah felt like she had no purpose; that her life didn’t matter at all. But Sarah wasn’t alone because many young people today feel exactly the same way she did: like their lives don’t matter. Why do so many of our youth today struggle to understand that they are valuable – that their lives matter?

It’s because we are living in a value crisis. Our culture treats human beings like commodities and values possessions and status over relationships. We are constantly being fed the message that we are not enough. Young people we meet see the fallout from this value crisis every day at school and in their own personal lives. They are having increasing experiences of addiction, abuse and despair because they don’t know why their life matters.

Signal Hill is an educational non profit whose work is to help young people, like Sarah, discover they matter. Through presentations, workshops and educational resources, we help transform young people by teaching them that they have value and, in turn, they see the value in those around them.

Sarah attended one of Signal Hill’s programs and her life changed. She now understands that she is valuable, worthy of being treated with dignity and respect which also changes the way she sees others.

You can partner with Signal Hill to help young people discover that they matter. Visit our website at www.thesignalhill.com.

 

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Stillwood Camp

 

Stillwood Camp exists to provide opportunities for new and valuable friendships, heart-pounding activities, and long-lasting memories.

Our life motto is that no child is denied a camp experience because of family finances and to that end we strive to procure financial aid for hundreds of children, youth and families each year.

This is the story of one family who attended our single parent Christmas event:

“Thank you for providing us with a great experience at the Solo Parent Family camp and a fun introduction to our Christmas season.  This was our first time visiting your camp and we had such a special time.

We enjoyed the worship, the speaker, the food and the games, the activities were amazing.  We were overwhelmed (in a positive way) at the generosity extended to us!  I am genuinely overwhelmed by the nurture the weekend provided us.  (happiness with tears)

Thank you from the bottom of my heart.  You have really blessed us.  There is a joy to this season we did not expect to feel this year – thank you for helping us to find it.  Best of all, Jesus is back at the center of it.  Thank you for being the hands He used to lift our focus back to Him – exactly where it belongs.”

To partner with us in this ministry to families please call our office 604-858-6845 or visit us online www.stillwood.ca to volunteer your time or make a donation.

 

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Theo’s Feast

 

“It was simply amazing… I was so touched… I never knew that food could be related to such spiritual matters” – Dinner guest

If God’s grace had a flavour, what would it be?

Inspired by Jesus’ model of sharing His Kingdom truth’s over intimate meals, Theo’s Feast is an evangelistic outreach that ignites deep spiritual conversations through memorable shared meals.

Each dish in this multi-course feast is an edible metaphor, inspired by a Gospel truth, that is meticulously designed to dazzle your tastebuds and inspire non-threatening, spiritual discussions with others at your table.

Come see us at Missions Fest Vancouver at booth N11 or visit us at theosfeast.com and explore how you can share the Gospel with your closest friends by hosting your own Theo’s Feast.

 

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Water Ambassadors

 

Changing lives with clean water

Did you know that 30,000 people die every day because they drink contaminated water? We believe that everything good starts with clean water and while contaminated water is the number one cause of death and disease in the world, it’s the easiest to fix. At Water Ambassadors Canada, we are dedicated to providing the most basic source of life for as many people as possible.

Water Ambassadors Canada is a faith-based, registered Canadian humanitarian agency committed to sending short-term volunteer teams down to some of the most remote villages and communities throughout Central and South America. Our mission is to drill and rehabilitate wells, install chlorination and filtration systems, build Biosand filters, distribute Sawyer filters, teach health and hygiene – all in the name of Jesus Christ, the source of our living Water.

You can help save the lives of those in developing countries by responding to this global need for clean water. You can help change the lives of hundreds of people in a just ONE week.

Water Facts:

  • 1.1 billion people (1/6th of the world’s population) lack access to clean water
  • 2.6 billion people (40% of the world’s population) lack adequate sanitation
  • 1.5 billion people suffer from illness due to water-borne parasites such as worms, protozoa and bacteria
  • 6,000 children die every day from illness caused by water-borne diseases
  • 80% of all disease and sickness in the world is caused by inadequate water supply or inadequate sanitation

“Great cause, great people. I’ve been on 4 trips so far and they have been some of the best experiences of my life … I’ve made lifelong friends through Water Ambassadors, both in Canada and in Central America. Definitely a great organization.”   Sabrina W.

 waterambassadorscanada.org

 

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WEC International

 

I’m determined to give my life To share the Gospel.WEC trains and sends people from many nations to take the Gospel to those who have never heard.  The millions of unreached are still our priority. Join other passionate people who have followed the call of Jesus to some of the most spiritually difficult places on earth.

A young man returned to Canada in November from serving for two years in South Asia. He persevered in learning the language, spent time with men in their shops, met their families, ate their food and soaked in the culture. The people on his street became close friends.  A man touched by his testimony and life recently made a decision to give his life to Christ.  Our worker says, “I’m determined to return and give my life to share the gospel. So many have yet to hear that Jesus died for them.”

To learn more, visit our booth at Mission Fest

www.wec-canada.org Facebook: WEC Canada

 

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