Items of Interest and Upcoming Events as of November 24, 2015:
Prayer In Motion (new)
President Dave Hearn has a dream for all churches across Canada to be praying in 2016. From January to June 2016, our churches are being asked to commit to praying for 24 hours of consecutive prayer for 1, 3 or 7 days. We want to see unison for General Assembly and a new filling of the Spirit. When your church signs up, you will receive information on specific items to pray for.. The Western Canadian District will be praying in May! Can you commit during this month? For more information and to sign up, please click here.
Love in Motion (new)
A regional and cross-country bicycling and motorcycling tour whose mission is to bring hope to the hurting and vulnerable across Canada. Edmonton ride: July 10 – 16, 2016. For more information and other dates please click here. Early bird special – $350 until January 31, 2016.
Defend Dignity (new)
Kairos for Pastors
Beverly Alliance Church in Edmonton and RockPointe Church in Calgary are both hosting Kairos for Pastors on January 4 – 8. For more information and to register in Edmonton please click here. For Calgary, please click here.
Join Chris Wright; International Ministries Director, on February 10 and 11 as he teaches on the Integral Mission and the Great Commision. For more information please click here.
WCD Contributions to the Canadian Ministries Fund
The Canadian Ministries Fund supports ministry in Canada. Most (70%) is used for district ministries such as:
- church planting,
- ministry to new Canadians (Millbourne Community Life Centre, Encompass),
- and leadership development.
15% is used to support ministry in Quebec and national multicultural ministries. The balance is used to support the leadership training ministries of Ambrose University and Institut Biblique VIE.
Other Upcoming Events
Please go to our Events page for more information on the following events.
- Youth Pastors Retreat (Camp Nakamun): January 18 – 21
- Worship Pastor’s Retreat (Sunnyside Retreat): February 8 – 10
- Alliance History & Thought (Sherwood Park): February 16 – 20
- Alliance History & Thought (Ambrose University): May 2 – 6
- General Assembly – Arise (Vancouver, BC): May 30 – June 4
Did you know we have a WCD Facebook page?
If you have any Church events that you wish to promote to our WCD community, we encourage you to promote them on our WCD Facebook Page.
Transformation in Action
- LIFE TRANSFORMATION RESOURCES:
- Pastoral Effectiveness
- Personal Care and Leadership Development
- CHURCH TRANSFORMATION RESOURCES:
- Building Teams/Hiring Policies
- Child Protection
- Church Effectiveness
- Church Multiplication
- Disciple Making
- Pastors’ Wives
- Rural Church Pastors Network
- WCD Women’s Ministries
- WORLD TRANSFORMATION RESOURCES:
- International Workers
- World Links
- Our C&MA Family
- Resources and Global Vault