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Women’s Bible Study. A Study of Galatians. October 6 @ 9:30 in the prayer/parent room. Contact Grace: [email protected] for more info.

"A Church Called TOV": Join this book club (Sept. 27 - Oct. 25) and learn how to create a good (TOV) culture in the church. The Safe Church ministry (CRCNA) is hosting the conversation this fall in a virtual space. For more information and to register click here.

Embodied Worship: What does worship look like after COVID? What have we learned? Join an online conversation on Sunday, Oct 17 @ 4 pm with guest, Andrea Tisher, pastor of Southwest Community Church in Kamloops. Register at Eventbrite.  

King's University Public Lecture: Beyond Purity and Promiscuity, Rethinking Women’s History. October 18, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm via zoom. From the Salem Witch Trials to the Victorian era, to late twentieth-century purity culture, women have frequently been depicted at the extremes; as dangerous temptresses or innocent angels. Slavery and colonialism also weaponized ideas about women’s sexuality to dehumanize and exploit people. Join Dr. Caroline Lieffers as she analyzes the power and politics behind these images and the vulnerability, complexity, and humanity of the real women beneath. Register at The Kings Univ Public Lecture

M2W2 ( is looking for volunteers for the NOLA program to help people reintegrate into the community. Research shows that former inmates are less likely to return to prison when they have consistent support and accountability. By engaging staff, volunteers, and community resources, NOLA offers a wrap-around approach to help people navigate the journey of reintegration. If this interests you contact Steve at  778-536-5440/[email protected].

Created for Connection. A marriage enrichment program focusing on creating stronger, more secure relationships in your marriage. Saturdays | November 6 & 20, 2021 | 9:00am to 6:00pm Read more here

Israel & Jordan Study Tour (March 31 - April 12, 2022): Travel to sites connected with Jesus’ life and the early church: Bethlehem, Nazareth, Caesarea, Capernaum, Bethsaida, Sea of Galilee, Caesarea Philippi, Contact Dr. Jeff Weima, at Calvin Theological Seminary  [email protected] or 616-328-3110.

The Banner: The September edition of the Banner is now available at the church. You can also access a copy online at The Banner.  To support the Banner's ongoing journalistic ministry, consider making a donation.

Today Devotion Books: The Today booklets are available at the church.

Contact for Online Bulletin: If you have anything to add to the bulletin, please email [email protected] 

Contact Council: If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email the council at [email protected]

Job Opportunities:

Pastor of Youth and Family - Living Hope CRC:  The Pastor of Youth and Family will work closely with the lead pastor and the rest of the team to create a plan that will invest in our communal flourishing through supporting youth and their families. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Josh Ferguson at [email protected] for further information or to apply for this position.

Support Worker for Children’s Respite Service – Abbotsford, BC FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE ON BETHESDA’S WEBSITE. Read more here

Early Childhood Educator Position:  Covenant Kids Christian Daycare (CKCD) is seeking to fill a position for an Early Childhood Educator for 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.