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Upcoming Events in Abbotsford:

Date/Time Event
24/01/2018 - 02/03/2018
All Day
Paintings by Neil Peter Dyck
Mennonite Heritage Museum, Abbotsford
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
ACLN Luncheon - First Responders
Hall #6 , Abbotsford BC
23/02/2018 - 24/02/2018
All Day
Youth Worship Band Training Conference
Northview Community Church, Abbotsford
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Young Life at work in Abbotsford

by Debbie Cazander   Having had its’ start in New Westminster in 1954, and presently at work in more than 50 communities across Canada, there is now a Young Life ministry in Abbotsford working actively with youth at a local high school. With the premise of the organization “living in the everyday world of teens,” […]


Jumpstart social enterprise with a Biblical mission

by Agnes Chung   You want to be a change-maker. To transform your innovative ideas into rewarding solutions, to advance social and sustainability impact – and make the world a better place to live. A growing cadre of BC companies is doing just that. BC is progressively gaining global recognition as a hub for social […]


ACLN luncheon presents plan for Abbotsford’s homeless

By Debbie Cazander   At a recent Abbotsford Christian Leaders Network (ACLN) luncheon the issue of homelessness was discussed and city representatives shared plans to address some of the concerns in Abbotsford. ACLN executive member and pastor at Bethel Reformed church, Ron Opmeer, welcomed everyone and led in a brief time of worship. Salvation Army […]


Abbotsford – snapshots of faith 2

BY PETER BIGGS [See Other Cities snapshots of faith- incl. ABBOTSFORD 1 of 2] TABLE OF CONTENTS (click below to go to) • Introduction • Only a snapshot • Buckle of the Bible Belt? • Mayor Braun message • The Food Bank • Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope • List of Abby Christian schools • […]


Abbotsford – snapshots of faith 1

BY PETER BIGGS [See Other Cities – snapshots of faith] TABLE of CONTENTS • Introduction • Seniors • Mennonite roots • An overview of MCC • Issues for prayer – from Police Chief Bob Rich • 2017 City Prayer Breakfast     Introduction SITUATED mostly to the north of the No. 1 Highway, some 30 minutes […]


Senior living in Abbotsford

by Sharon Simpson   With its gorgeous views of the mountains, its inviting climate and the amenities of a large urban centre, Abbotsford is an ideal city for seniors to call home. For years, Abbotsford has been the destination for retiring prairie folk who favour the milder climate. Many of the original farm settlers started […]


Abbotsford Church unity events

by Debbie Cazander In the centre of what is commonly referred to as the “Bible Belt”, the City of Abbotsford is home to many churches, denominations and groups who worship weekly. For the past few years the Abbotsford Christian Leaders Network (ACLN), has organized an annual communal time of worship, open to all Abbotsford churches […]


14th Annual Good Friday Cross Walk – Abbotsford

For those who are willing and able let’s meet for prayer first at 12:30pm at the gravel parking lot south of A&W at Whatcom Rd & North Parallel Rd in Abbotsford (the walk starts at 1pm). * Dress appropriately (there may be wind, rain, or sun). * Bring a water bottle, some money for Tim […]


ACLN Luncheon

The Abbotsford Christian Leanders Network or ACLN has always been about relationships – in this season, we are seeking to renew that focus. Over lunch, we invite you to build friendship with others in the city church, followed by 15-20 minutes around the tables to share requests and support one another in prayer. For the […]


Abbotsford Christian Leaders Network Luncheon – February 22

Come meet with other leaders within the Body of Christ in Abbotsford when they have their next monthly luncheon on Wednesday, February 22 from 12 noon until 1:30pm this time at Heritage Alliance Church, 3440 Mt Lehman Road.   Join with other Christian leaders for a time of worship, support, friendship and prayer as well […]