Upcoming Foundation Courses

Who are foundational courses for?These are required courses for those who are tracking for credentialled ministry in The Free Methodist Church in Canada. Some of the Foundational courses are also open to any interested persons. Heart of Canadian Free MethodismOntario – Nov 2-4, 2012 (location TBA) Personal and Church Stewardship Quebec (French) – Oct 12-14, […]

FMCIC Statement to the Media

Statement by Bishop Keith Elford, The Free Methodist Church in Canada regarding Criminal Charges against Rev. Kris Gowdy     The Free Methodist Church in Canada and its member congregations were shocked and deeply grieved to learn through media reports of the recent criminal charges brought against Rev. Kris Gowdy.     As followers of […]

The Wrights Return to Niger

At the end of this month, David and Jennifer Wright and their boys, Ben and Cole, return to Niamey, Niger for a four-year term. This will be the third time they’ve returned… home. (There is a point in a missionary’s life where it gets confusing. What’s home and what’s abroad? ) And it isn’t easy […]

Church planter Bruce Zantingh makes community impact

There were three consecutive stories about church planter and FM ministerial candidate Bruce Zantingh in Simcoe news last week.  Bruce has renovated the Historic Melbourne Hotel in order to provide affordable housing to the community.  While he hopes to accommodate artists and entrepreneurs, several units have specifically been set aside to for people recovering from […]

True Romance

In about half an hour, I’m going to go be a Matron of Honour for an impromptu wedding held in my husband’s office at the church.  The bride is a friend and John-Mark is officiating the wedding.  I just found out about an hour ago that this was going to happen.  My friend calls me […]