This month marks the ofﬁcial launch of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s ﬁrst National Scripture Songwriting Contest across Canada! Are you ready?
L’Eglise de la communauté de Creekside s’est jointe une fois de plus au groupe militant pour les sans-abri de Burnaby, Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness. Read more
Creekside Community Church have partnered once again with the Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness. Read more
Dr. Neville O. Matthews, former CUC president, who tirelessly worked to achieve degree-granting status for Canadian University College died peacefully this past Saturday.
Approximately 200 teachers from across Canada met in Nashville, Tennessee for the North American Division (NAD) Teachers’ Convention on August 5-8, 2012. Read more
The ADRA Canada Board of Directors announced Astleford’s appointment, with immediate effect, at their June 12 meeting. “I have been excited to be part of ADRA’s ministry for many years, Astleford stated. “Relief and development agencies are growing increasingly professional and sophisticated and world needs are pressing,” he commented. “In this new role I will seek to lead ADRA in meeting these challenges. We must be a strong agency that continues to provide effective, loving service to those in poverty and distress around the world.” Astleford has served at a senior management level within the ADRA network for more than twenty years. His years of service have included appointments as executive director at the ADRA offices in South Sudan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Nepal and assistant country director for ADRA India. Astleford holds a MSA degree in international development and a MA from Andrews University as well as a BA from Washington Adventist University.
In 2011 the Center for Creative Ministry, an NAD initiative, was commissioned to gather information about the demographics, involvement, spiritual life and stewardship patterns of church members of the Adventist Church members living in Canada. The results have been very interesting. The Board of directors of the SDACC have asked to make the results of this study available to our members. The results can be viewed here .
Recently, the Toronto Star did a feature on the Kingsway College Aerials gymnastic team. The article talks about the two-fold mission of the team, which is to help students “build their athletic skills” and at the same time build their characters
Dear Messenger Readers, Just for fun, we’ve hidden our Messenger “M” somewhere in the pages of the December 2011 issue of the magazine. Carefully search each page, find its hiding spot, and then comment on this story (giving us your name and contact information), and you will be entered into a random draw for a prize furnished by the Eastern Canada Adventist Book Center. Remember what the Messenger “M” looks like (the font on the front cover for reference).