Double Whammy

Every month, the staff at the Ministry Centre participate in a learning session hosted by an expert volunteer. Topics in the past few months have ranged from working effectively from home to time management techniques. At the end of November, Chris Lindsay, Registered Social Worker, Counsellor and Psychotherapist, spoke with the Ministry Centre team about […]

The Work of a Prison Chaplain

Abraham Yonas, an ordained minister with the Free Methodist Church in Canada, has been a chaplain at Beavercreek Institution in Gravenhurst, ON for fourteen years. Beaver Creek Institution is a minimum and medium security federal prison operated by the Correctional Service of Canada. Abraham works in the medium security prison where there are approximately 500 […]

Scripture to Music

Jason Silver is a Christian singer-songwriter and the worship leader at Harrowsmith Free Methodist Church, 25 kilometres north of Kingston, ON. Jason grew up in the Harrowsmith church, attended Aldersgate College where he received a Bachelor of Arts, Majoring in Religious Studies/Theology, and worked as a full time worship pastor in large churches in both […]

Speaking Words of Comfort

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, shortly after take off, a Snowbird jet crashed in the Brocklehurst neighbourhood of Kamloops, BC. Canadian Forces Snowbirds Capt. Jennifer Casey, the aerobatic team’s public affairs officer, was killed and pilot Capt. Richard MacDougall suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The crash occurred three blocks from Free Methodist Centennial Chapel, […]

Valleyview FM Church Delivers

Valleyview Community Church is located in Blezard Valley, a community of 800 about twenty kilometres north of Sudbury, ON. Back in March when COVID-19 restrictions came into play, lead pastor Jason Tripp was reading the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000, and it got him thinking. “Just because we had shut down our facility didn’t […]

The Gift of Sewing

The Life Plan team at Charlemont Free Methodist Church, in Wallaceburg, ON, had decided during their dream sessions to match their gifts and passions to outreach opportunities in their community. The team’s chair, Karen Kennedy, was able to put this idea into action over the last few weeks.  Karen is a quilter, and when COVID-19 […]