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Upcoming Events in Vancouver:

Date/Time Event
26/01/2018 - 27/02/2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ruined by Lynn Nottage
Pacific Theatre, Vancouver
01/02/2018 - 28/02/2018
All Day
God’s Kingdom Art Exhibitions
Moat Art Exhibition Central Library, Vancouver
19/02/2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am
West Coast Christian School
West Coast Christian School, Vancouver
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Vancouver

Learning how to create disciple-making movements

by Murray Moerman   Canadian Christians often feel the cultural gap between the church and those they seek to reach in the name of Christ. Many Christians sense themselves to be at the margins of society. At the same time Canadian Christians often hear stories from Africa and Asia reporting effective disciple-making on a comparatively […]

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The new ‘Connect & Engage’ report digs deeper

by Jonathan Bird   Last week the Vancouver Foundation released a much-anticipated update to its landmark 2012 Connections and Engagement report on loneliness and community life in Metro Vancouver. This update, like the original report, provides hard evidence for trends most of us know intuitively, even as it yields a number of surprises – some […]

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Mayor met with faith leaders

by Jonathan Bird Last week, for the fourth time since first being elected in 2008, Mayor Gregor Robertson convened a meeting with faith leaders at Vancouver City Hall, to seek their assistance in addressing homelessness and affordable housing. Nearly two dozen senior clergy and nonprofit executives attended, representing Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh communities. The […]

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Our Stories Shape Us

: history, faith & practice of the indigenous church in Canada by Marion Van Driel Anyone who has experienced a broken relationship knows that the mending requires long- term commitment to restore trust and wholeness. A half-hearted effort or quick “I’m sorry” won’t bring back long-term health. The journey towards reconciliation is long and often […]

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The Vancouver Folk Music Festival

by Flyn Ritchie: churchforvancouver.com   The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary this summer by bringing in a very strong line-up of musicians, including the likes of Billy Bragg, Joe Henry, Shawn Colvin and Jim Kweskin. Some of our best local musicians will be at Jericho Beach Park July 13 – 16, […]

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Bard’s side stage presents romantic comedy and moral drama

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 28th season with The Two Gentlemen of Verona, in repertoire with Merchant of Venice on on the Howard Family Stage, June 29 to September 17. Directed by Scott Bellis, The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a lively tale of friendship, love and loyalty, with two very funny […]

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Vancouver – One Church: Voices Together; Catholics & Evangelicals; One City, One Message

by Flyn Ritchie   Three key events will draw the city church together over the next month: Voices Together, a chance to worship together on Canada’s 150th birthday; Catholics & Evangelicals: What Can We Learn from Each Other?; and One City, One Message. Voices Together The fourth Voices Together gathering will take place on Canada […]

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First Nations Cultural Awareness Dinner

by Angelos Kyriakides   Culture is a valuable part of life. It shapes our traditions, helps teach the next generation important lessons, and is a reflection of beautiful variety, endowed by our Creator. While there’s no such thing as an infallible, perfect culture, we can hardly deny the role it plays in maintaining a happy […]

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Know your neighbourhood

An interview with Dr. Ray Bakke Perhaps the first name that comes to mind when you think about the idea of exegeting your neighbourhood is Dr. Ray Bakke, a founding father of urban theology, popular author and speaker, and one of  the keynote speakers for this year’s Regent College’s Pastors and Leaders Conference, May 10-12. […]

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One City, One Message

by Pastor Mark Glanville The same sermon theme will be preached in over 150 Vancouver churches on Sunday June 11, on our theme: Welcoming the stranger. Together, we are sending a unified message to the city, a vision of the kingdom: the radical welcome of God, in Christ. The idea for One City, One Message came […]