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Truth and Reconciliation – It is Ours

In 2016, Darryl Dozlaw, musician, teacher, pastor and church planter, began reading the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada,Volume One: Summary: Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future.  The report  includes the history of residential schools in Canada, the legacy of that school system, and the Commission’s ninety-four recommendations for action […]

In Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes hold a special place in hearts all around. Weyburn Free Methodist Church (WFMC) started handing out shoe boxes nearly twenty years ago. After noticing an advertisement in the Billy Graham Evangelical Association paper, some members of the church took the initiative to start this simple act of sharing […]

Do You Believe in Miracles?

Adrian Collins, pastor at St. Joseph Island Free Methodist Church, recently shared this story on the FMCiC pastor email list.  A member of the congregation, Debbie LaRocque, was healed during a Sunday morning service. Adrian explained, “We’ve had other times where people have been healed, but it has been when the person comes up for […]

Denominational Collaboration

On September 10th and 11th, pastors and leaders from three denominations, Free Methodist, Wesleyan and Nazarene, gathered together to talk church health. Marc McAlister, Director of Leadership Development, wanted to provide the new regional coaches with some training. “I learned that some of the Wesleyan and Nazarene leaders were interested in a joint training event.  […]

Singing to Jesus

A few weeks ago, Pastor Cliff and Karlene Fletcher spent the morning at New Horizons Free Methodist Church in Sarnia, ON. After the worship team sang a few songs and prior to Pastor Cliff speaking about prayer, Karlene sat down at the grand piano and sang You Say by Lauren Daigle. Lauren Daigle is an […]

Arlington Woods Tornado Clean Up

Arlington Woods, a suburban neighborhood located in the south end of Ottawa, is known for its beautiful, high soaring trees.  On September 21st, this community was hit with a tornado that forever changed its landscape.  The tornado, classified as an EF-2 with wind speeds of up 220 km/h, downed trees, blew out windows, ripped off roofs, […]

Community Market with a Purpose

Is there anything better than homemade donuts, hot coffee, and farm fresh produce? At First Free Methodist Church in Moose Jaw, SK, this dream is a reality! For the last two years, FFMC has been inviting their congregation and neighborhood to share their creations with the community. From local honey to a children’s book to […]