Bow Valley Christian Church is excitied to support a number of missions both locally and globaly. Here is a current listing of the groups we support. This years theme is:
Freedom — The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour.
Compassion Canada is an international organization that partners with local churches to combat poverty in the lives of children and their families. Our support through Compassion to a local church partner in El Salvador helps rescue moms and babies from desperate poverty and offers them hope through the gospel message.
PO Box 5591, London, ON N6A 5G8 • www.compassion.ca
Canadian Office: PLC Canada, PO Box 194, Selkirk ON N0A 1P0
Beverley Kalnin leads the multi-faceted ministry of Frontier Labourers for Christ in Thailand. The aim is to take the Gospel to the tribal peoples of Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and north India through church planting, crop substitution programs, village development projects, leadership development and the Barefoot Doctors ministry.
PO Box 206, Chiang Mai, 50000, Thailand • www.frontierlabourersforchrist.org
Canadian Office: Graceland Ministries
610 Write Ave., Suite 232
Dartmouth, NS B3B 0H8
In Krakow for nine years, Graceland has morphed into far more than an English school. Today, Graceland is actively building a community of Christ-followers in a fledgling church plant, now with more than 50 people in Bible studies and discipleship groups. Focusing on Bible characters, dynamic testimonies and Christian fiction, the English school continues to be our entryway into the community, engaging people in conversations of soul. Short-term teams participate easily in all aspects of Graceland’s outreach.
ul Babinskiego 4/6 30-393 Krakow, Poland
International Fellowship of Evangelical Students
BVCC supports work with the university population in the Caucasus region. The population in this area of the Caucasus is predominantly Muslim. Azure, the Co-General Secretary of the ministry in the region, receives our monthly support.
IVCF Of Canada, National Service Centre,
1 International Blvd, Toronto, ON M9W 6H3 (IVCF and IFES are affiliated organisations) • www.ifesworld.org
A human rights organization that works to rescue and provide care for victims of slavery and sexual exploitation while seeking to prosecute perpetrators and ensure that the local laws and public justice systems act to protect vulnerable members of the community. Our supported project in Kolkata, India, focuses on their aftercare and transition program for girls who have been rescued from sex exploitation and assists these individuals with their successful transition into society as adults.
PO Box 336 Stn B, London, ON N6A 4W1 • www.ijm.ca
Pine Lake Christian Camp
Pine Lake Christian Camp, situated east of Red Deer on Pine Lake, is the setting for year-round Christian camps and retreats. Camps provide recreation, music, and crafts, as well as spiritual guidance and biblical teaching. Christian Camp ministry has a tremendous spiritual impact in the lives of children, youth and adults.
Norm Weatherhead Canadian Office: PBT Canada, 5300 – 53 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T3A 2G8
Norm works with Pioneer Bible Translators of Canada whose aim is to bring Bibles to individuals around the globe. Norm is active in translation projects, spending much of his time in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Norm was recently elected as the Director of Language Affairs for the PNG branch.
email@example.com • nweatherhead.wordpress.com
The Pregnancy Care Center, an outreach of the greater Christian community in Calgary, provides information, material aid and counseling to women who face unplanned pregnancies. CPC staff are trained to help women identify problems, alternatives and solutions.
205, 925 – 7 Ave SW, Calgary AB T2P 1A5 • Tel. 403.269.3111• 403.269.3111
A Rocha Canada is an international organization whose mission is environmental stewardship using a movement of individuals and groups to care for God’s creation. A Rocha Canada is involved in the creation of healthy communities through conservation projects, environmental education programs and sustainable agriculture. Our supported projects are located in Ghana and Uganda.
A Rocha Canada, 19353 – 16 Ave, Surrey, BC V3S 9V2 • www.arocha.ca
ABC prepares people for effective Christian service and witness for Christ through practical ministry education. In addition to traditional Bible College programs, ABC offers the PACE degree completion program with both leadership and counseling majors and TESOL emphasis.
Church of Christ Mission — Jamaica
Canadian Office: Church of Christ Mission, 931 Woodside Lane, Airdrie, AB T4B 2K2
Everton Cummings ministers at Northview Church of Christ in Jamaica located next door to the Vocational Training Center in St. Ann’s. The congregation is lively and growing and involved in the community. Everton works to raise up and disciple new Christian leaders from within the congregation. He also shepherds the Freehill Church of Christ.
St. Ann’s Bay PO, Hartlands Priory, PO Box 116 St. Ann, Jamaica, W.I. • firstname.lastname@example.org
Aileen supports Wycliffe missionaries around the world as she works full-time in the Finance Department supporting the Global translation movement. Around the world, there are still about 165 to 180 million people from 1,800 language groups without any Scriptures in their language.
Wycliffe Canada, 4316-10 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6K3
Tel. 403.250.5411 • 403.250.5411 • www.wycliffe.ca
Terri Scruggs is Projects Manager for Wycliffe Bible Translators in Calgary. As Wycliffe partners with field organizations world-wide to promote Bible translation and literacy development in the local languages, Terri monitors progress of various projects, gives encouragement to the teams through visits and ongoing communication, and helps to keep donors in Canada advised of progress being made.
Short Term Mission Opportunities
Total 2016 World Outreach Commitment