FMC in Paraguay

From Tuesday September 20th until Monday October 3rd, Pastor Scott Woo/head of the Timmins Free Methodist Church served on a missions trip to Paraguay , South America . Although he has spent the previous two trips in poorer rural churches, Scott used this 3rd trip to connect with the work of the Free Methodist Church […]

A Personal Response to Responsible Grace

Let me introduce myself. My name is Beverly Kay. I was born into a Free Methodist Christian family just over forty years ago now. My father became a pastor in the Free Methodist Church when I was about eleven. I went to Bible College for four years in Moose Jaw , Sask. where I met […]

Native of Kamloops serves in Kandahar

Raised in Kamloops , British Columbia Captain (Capt.) Michael Allen (alias Padre) is a Free Methodist chaplain in the Canadian Forces (CF). He is the son of Dave and Sylvia Allen and is currently deployed as part of the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT). The road to Kandahar began back in April 2005 when Capt. Allen […]

Developing new wineskins

We had an excellent General Conference and I decided to write out what I see and sense God is doing amongst us. We were able to see and celebrate the fruit of the efforts of the NLT and the various boards and committees to help consolidate and expand the impact of the changes that have […]

Ascension for Expansion Campaign

“Be generous with the different things that God gave you, passing them around so all get in on it… That way, God’s bright presence will be evident in everything through Jesus, and he’ll get all the credit as the One mighty in everything…” (1 Peter 4:10-11 MSG). These are the verses that had been resonating […]

Social Justice, God’s Heart

Matt 25:35 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to […]

Memories from the Building Committee Chairperson

During a 1980 summer afternoon drive, Barrie Free Methodist Church (BFMC) members Larry and Ruth Muxworthy stopped at a piece of farmland at 290 Cundles Rd. E. in Barrie, and prayed. Their request to God was to protect this land if this is where He wanted the next Free Methodist Church in Barrie to be […]

First FMC, Moose Jaw – 105 YEARS OLD!

The Free Methodist Church in Moose Jaw began as a mission in 1900. The new society occupied a hall supplied by prominent realtor, Mr. Robert Snowdy. It was near the north end of Fourth Avenue Bridge . In 1903, they laid claim to the first church building in town – the little white Presbyterian Church. […]

Bastian Chair Closer to Million-Plus Dollar Goal

The Chair for Wesley Studies at Tyndale Seminary, Toronto , is $40,000 closer to being fully funded, according to Rev. Lloyd Eyre, president of the Lorne Park Foundation. Recently, the Management Committee of the Board of Administration of The Free Methodist Church in Canada allocated an undesignated $40,000 bequest to this fund, bringing total cash […]

Choosing how to send aid to south Asia

We have all heard of the devastation in South East Asia due to the tidal wave. There have been many lives lost, damage due to flooding, etc. The impact on the affected countries is something we can scarcely imagine. One specific area affected is Sri Lanka where we have an affiliation with a group of […]