News West

Written on: April 12, 2020

Article by: Ron Waugh

Manitoba

Carman

  • Annual Ladies Rest and Renewal is on May 22-24.
  • This year’s speaker is Loopi Williams from Regina, Saskatchewan.
  • The theme is “Deeply Rooted” based on 1Corinthians 13.

Winnipeg (Central)

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Grow2020 is an annual event held on May 1-3. The theme is “We Believe, Therefore We Speak: Practical Evangelism Today.

  • Guest speakers are
    • Steve Higginbottam of Karns church of Christ, Knoxville, TN and
    • David Shannon, President of Freed Hardman University, Henderson, TN.
  • Deacons – Ministries
  • Fellowship – Charles Johnson
  • Children – Billy Leung
  • Teens – Donald Walters
  • Young Adults – Chad Celaire
  • Family – Tyler Laycock
  • Small Groups – Vince Anderson
  • Outreach – Richard Wiebe
  • Worship – Ray Kazuk, Tim Locke, Oshokenoya Monon
  • Finance – Dennis Gamble
  • Transportation – Billy Leung
  • Member Support – Brad Denby
  • Benevolence – Leonard Johnson

The elders are pleased to announce that Myles MacMillan has been hired as our 2nd full time minister. He will be starting March 3, 2020.

Peculiar Oyowe was baptized into Christ.

Saskatchewan

  • A curling fundraiser for Clearview camp will be held in Carlyle.

Weyburn

  • Feb. 7 was youth night at the Olson’s.
  • May 18-22-GLBC:The Gospel of Mark class will be held here.

Weyburn hosts the Junior Camp at Clearview Camp in July.

Our VBS will be held July 20-24. A team from Arkansas is coming to help.

Alberta

Edmonton northside:

  • Sandra Attoh was baptized February 2.
  • Beat the Blues Banquet was held February 29.

Edmonton southside:

Let Us Build the Body of Christ” was held February 28 – March 1.

The lessons included:

Identity: We are the body of Christ.

Unity: Cooperation and connection to one another.

Evangelism: The nature of the gospel.

Education: Teaching ministry in church life.

Encouragement: Tips for being an encourager.

Compassion: Benevolence.

Worship: Giving God Praise.

The speaker was Paul Merideth of Temple, Texas.