Serving Greater Vancouver & the Fraser Valley
Union Gospel Mission

17/10 October

Higher Education / Retreats

click below to go to: • Capernwray Harbour Bible Centre • Columbia Bible College • Canada Institute of Linguistics • Bethlehem Retreat Centre • Stillwood Camp & Conference Centre • Camp Squeah Retreat Centre • The Firs   HIGHER EDUCATION Columbia Bible College Imagine living your calling. Imagine finding that sweet spot where everything important […]

17/10 October

Celebrating diversity

by Sue Hitchman When the School Board of a small community in the Lower Mainland sent a letter to parents entitled “Langley Celebrates Diversity,” a few sleepy eyes began to squint open. A handful of parents whose children attend Langley Fundamental Middle and Secondary School, and other schools began to meet, to shake each other […]

17/09 September 2017

Surrey – snapshots of faith 1

by PETER BIGGS  [See Other Cities – snapshots of faith – Incl. SURREY 2] TABLE of CONTENTS (click to go to): • Background     • Whalley’s STRIP     • Refugees     • Cloverdale Pastors Surge     • Church leaders meet Mayor     • Seniors     • Friendship with Sikhs […]

17/07 July 2017

The Belonging Bench Project

by Marion Van Driel   Benches can provide a sense of belonging. Just ask Grades 6 and 7 students at Surrey Christian School (SCS). Over the course of two months, 120 students worked together in the school’s underground parking lot to build benches – each with a unique design – for 20 businesses and organizations […]

17/01 January 2017

Mission/Ministry Spotlight

Anchor Academy – Homeschooling Asian Outreach Barnabas Family Ministries Camp Squeah Canadian Baptists Capernwray Quebec Celtic Place Christ for the City Christian Friends of Israel Christian Service Brigade Compassion Canada Creation Science Dalit Freedom Network Discipleship International Eternity Club Ministries Greater Europe Mission House upon the Rock Journey Home Mission Eurasia Missions Fest Vancouver 2017 […]

17/01 January 2017

Education Spotlight

BC Christian Academy Cornerstone Christian Academy Fraser Valley Adventist Academy MEI Schools Maple Ridge Christian School Regent Christian Academy Surrey Christian School   BC Christian Academy Message from the Head Principal, Ian Jarvie For 25 years, British Columbia Christian Academy has been educating young people in the Tri-City area from the Greater Vancouver region, as […]

16/09 September 2016

Changes in BC education

by Marion Van Driel Education in BC is undergoing a significant paradigm shift, with students being encouraged this school year to consider big ideas, and, rather than memorizing facts, they will evaluate information in its context to culture, world events, and relevancy. Primary and middle schools are implementing the new program this year, and by […]