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God Provides Builders

Holt Free Methodist Church began back in 1909 when a farming family in Mount Albert, ON donated some of their land to build the church.  In the 1970s the old church was torn down and a new one was built.   There were concerns about taking on debt but the new church was rebuilt without a […]

People Built a Bridge

This is the story of People Built a Bridge, a powerful, artistic performance that was presented at General Conference 2017.   The Collaborators Darryl Dozlaw – songwriter and mandolin Samuel Ganton – fiddle Tamera Goller – artist Ian Isaak – time-lapse video and sound technician Tanya Prinsep – translator Life Plan Study Team The Video […]

Set Free Durham

Set Free Durham is an initiative born out of a desire to educate and bring awareness to the alarming growth of human trafficking in Durham Region. To date, members of 15 churches in Durham Region have come together to unite and take a stand against human trafficking in our area.  Set Free Durham wants to […]

A Co-operative Dream in the Dominican Republic

“Each morning I look for my father, but he is already gone to work in the fields. I see all the other children in uniform walking to school but I can not go. Most days I wish I could go to school and be fed a hot lunch like all the other kids. All day […]

Healthcare Chaplaincy 101 – Part 2

Read Healthcare Chaplaincy – Part 1 first! Among the people John saw on the day we spoke was a Christian believer who had been in an accident and wanted a pastor;  the mother and girlfriend of an unconscious native man to whom John provided space and materials for them to do a native smudging ceremony; […]

Healthcare Chaplaincy 101 – Part 1

Ever wonder what a chaplain does?  Me too!  Over the next few months, I’m going to be chatting with some chaplains to find out what is what in the world of chaplaincy.  A few months ago, I had the joy of speaking with John Vlainic, Chaplain at Hamilton General Hospital in Hamilton, ON. John has […]

World Relief 101

I recently spoke with Don Miller, World Relief Canada’s Church Engagement Officer.  Don is an ordained Free Methodist minister.   Prior to joining World Relief, he pastored at Arlington Woods in Ottawa, ON for sixteen years and then worked at the Canadian Bible Society. World Relief is focused on “Empowering developing communities so they mobilize their […]

Light at the End of the Tunnel

“Your church might be going through rough times but don’t be discouraged.  Because with prayer and your congregation coming together, you can move through difficulty and see God at work.  That is what we have seen at Bramalea – the hands of God at work.” These encouraging words are from Audrey Isaacs, the board chair […]

Full Tuition…WHAT?!

“One of the core values of the Free Methodist church is learning. We also seek to invest resources strategically and mature those who desire to grow as part of our national church mission. It is the vision of The Free Methodist Church in Canada to see healthy churches within the reach of all people in […]

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