Opening Doors in the Community

It’s a small world after all. Living in Canada you often don’t have to look any farther than your own street to reach out and touch the other side of the whole world. The small world phenomenon is no longer just an urban reality but true for small towns and tiny communities as well. This […]

Empowering Mission Initiatives

I’ve just recently returned from a seven day visit to Accra, Ghana, a city of 2.5 million people in West Africa. The purpose of the trip was to spend mentoring time with John-Mark and Loreli Cockram and their two girls, Mallory and Sophia. The Cockrams are from the Barrie FMC and are doing a two […]

Churches Partnering in Mission

“God bless you greatly, it is very pleasing for us to have the power to include you each year and we thank you for your aid.” Those are the words of Pastor Nito Castro Vilarino, a Spanish Free Methodist church planter in Madrid. This summer, for the second year, a Canadian team of young adults […]

New Book for Multicultural Leaders

“If you haven’t been totally frustrated with someone from another culture, and then gone on to love them and even alter your own perspective, then you will never survive in multicultural ministry.” So says, Rev. Dan Sheffield, Director of Global and Intercultural Ministries for The Free Methodist Church in Canada . Sheffield’s new book, The […]

Tsunami Disaster Relief — Sri Lanka

  As indicated in previous communications, none of our present Free Methodist churches are in the affected coastal area of Sri Lanka. However, various pastors and church members have made trips to the affected areas to provide limited relief and assess the situation. With more information available to us now, we have been able to […]