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 Items of Interest and Upcoming Events as of February 16, 2016:  

LCAR Local Church Annual Reports (LCAR) Reminder  (new)

If you haven’t already completed your LCAR Submission, please ensure you do so ASAP as the due date is coming up this Monday February 29th! You should have received your username and password, please ensure you login here to complete your LCAR Submission.

2. Step programSummer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) (new)

Looking for help with summer programming (especially outreach and interns)?? The program will provide a wage subsidy of $7 an hour to employers who hire students for summer work between May and August. STEP will support students in gaining valuable work experience and skill-building opportunities. Deadline for applications is February 29, 2016. Click here for more information about this program.

3. apca48th Annual Conference of The Alberta Pastoral Care Association (APCA) (new)

AB Pastoral Care Association 2016 Conference in Red Deer featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Gordon T. Smith, President, Ambrose University & Seminary, speaking on the topic: Christian Love in the Healthcare System. He will be presenting a companion workshop on the same topic. Click here for more information.

AmbroseUniversity_LogoFoundations for Ministry

For all newly licensed WCD workers (or those wanting to expand their knowledge) the 2016 dates for Alliance History & Thought as well as Foundations of Ministry are set!


  • March 4 (6:30 – 9:30 pm) – 5 (9:00 am – 5 pm), 2016 – Ambrose University.
  • Price: $150
  • Topic: Christian Faith: Sanctification as Formation and transformation
  • For more information, please click here. To register, please click here.


  • April 1 (6:30 – 9:30 pm) – 2 (9:00 am – 5 pm), 2016 – Heartland Alliance Church
  • Price: $150
  • Topic: Christian Faith: Sanctification as Formation and Transformation
  • For more information, please click here. To register, please click here.

1. Coaching Icon

Coaching Clinic

The WCD is partnering with Ed Temple, Executive Pastor at Foothills Alliance to train our Pastors in a new approach to Leadership. Coaching is a highly effective way of working with high capacity leaders and volunteers to help them create their best service. Coaching empowers people to lead others effectively and create real change in their lives. For more information please click here.

2. Kerith Creek iconKerith Creek

Kerith Creeks has some exciting news they want to share. Please see the attached letter regarding some exciting new activities.

Other Upcoming Events

Please go to our Events page for more information on the following events.

  1. Kairos Calgary Chinese (Westside Calgary Chinese): February 22 – April 25
  2. New Workers Orientation (Camp Sunnyside): February 29 – March 2
  3. Foundations for Ministry (Ambrose University): March 4 – 5
  4. Holy Spirit Encounter (Airdrie Alliance): March 4 – 6
  5. Holy Spirit Encounter (Stony Plain Alliance): March 11 – 13
  6. Holy Spirit Encounter (University Drive Alliance – Lethbridge): March 18 – 19
  7. Kairos Sylvan Lake (Alliance Community Church – Sylvan Lake): March 19 – April 30
  8. Foundations for Ministry (Heartland Alliance – Sherwood Park): April 1 –  2
  9. Soul Care Conference (Airdrie Alliance): April 11 – 16
  10. General Assembly Earlybird Deadline: April 15
  11. Coaching Clinic Calgary (Foothills Alliance): April 21
  12. Coaching Clinic Edmonton (Heartland Alliance): April 28
  13. Prayer in Motion: May
  14. Alliance History & Thought (Ambrose University): May 2 – 6
  15. Kairos Calgary Intensive (Ambrose University): May 9 – 13
  16. Kairos Intensives: May 24 – 28
  17. General Assembly – Arise (Calgary, AB): May 30 – June 4
  18. Holy Spirit Encounter (Innisfail Alliance Church): June 10 – 12
  19. Love in Motion (Edmonton): July 10 – 16
  20. Global Leadership Summit: August 11 – 12
  21. Global Leadership Summit: October 21 – 21
  22. Prayer Retreat (Lake Louise): November 7 – 10

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.