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Thank you to everyone who attended Siebe and Carissa's wedding last weekend via livestream. You are invited to attend a drive-by guestbook signing on June 12 from 12-4 pm Click here for more info.
Please hold Doug and Lisha Bolt in your prayers. Doug's Dad, Henk Bolt, passed away suddenly on June 3rd. He was 88 years old. At this point they aren't sure when the funeral will be. May the God of all comfort sit near them in this time of grief.
Responding to Residential Schools: In the wake of the recent discovery of the unmarked graves 0f 215 children on the site of the former Residential School in Kamloops, we want to offer you and your families some options for responding to this news. Click here for resources and actions.
Refugees, Kingship, and "Who Am I Responsible For?" Listen to Mark Glanville and his brother Luke talk about refugees, kinship, and discuss the question, “Who Am I Responsible For?” Are Christians responsible to help those who have been displaced by war, famine, and economic hardship? In this interview, on the All Things All People podcast they discuss how all throughout the Bible God's people are commanded to put the weakest among them at the center and how this might impact the lives of Christian communities and of nations. If you wish to be part of refugee sponsorship at Willoughby Church, email [email protected]
On Being Restorative Congregations In the Aftermath of COVID: June 9th, 9:00 am - 12 noon (PST) via zoom. Join the conversation with Anne Martin (Director of Restorative Practices) and Mark Vander Vennen (Executive Director of Shalem Mental Health) as they discuss what it means to be a restorative congregation. Sponsored by Safe Church Ministries. To learn more or to register, go to Restorative Congregations
How Do We Think About Failure Theologically? Sunday, June 27 at 5 pm (PST). Join CRC campus ministers Mike Wagenman (Western University, Ontario) and Rick Mast (University of Alberta) for our final book discussion of the academic year! We conclude with a challenging book: "A Theology of Failure" by Marika Rose. This book/discussion will be perfect for philosophy students and others interested in thinking critically about our assumptions about “success” and “failure” in the work of Slavoj Žižek (affectionately referred to as today’s “rock star philosopher”). Register through Eventbrite.
The Banner: The June edition of the Banner is available at the church! You can also access a copy online at The Banner. The annual Banner donation appeal was disrupted by COVID and may have been missed altogether. To keep the Banner community conversation going, give online now at www.theBanner.org/Donate
Today Devotion Books: The Today booklets are available at the church.
Cascade Christian Counselling E-Newsletter – Please find the link to our latest Spring e-Newsletter with articles on how the pandemic has impacted communication. Our counselors share some insights on how to ensure our relationships are shaped with effective and meaningful communication. If you are unable to open the link above, visit Cascade Christian Counselling Newsletter
Bookkeeper Position: Are you looking for part-time work with flexible hours? Willoughby Church may have the position for you. We are seeking a skilled bookkeeper to join our team. In addition to an overall understanding of bookkeeping, the position requires experience using SAGE accounting software and MS Office. Experience working in a not-for-profit setting would be an asset. 6-8 hours/week. Competitive wages. For more details, contact [email protected] Click here a position description.
Early Childhood Educator Position: Covenant Kids Christian Daycare (CKCD) is seeking to fill a position for an Early Childhood Educator to work in our 3-5 program and on occasion in our Before and After School program. This is a casual part-time position that could lead to a part-time permanent position in August (32 hours per week). Click here for position description.