Many Voices, One Heart

When Westdale Park Free Methodist Church began to think about accepting responsibility for their community, they looked to restoring relationship with their Indigenous neighbours from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Westdale Park FMC is located in Great Napanee, Ontario and Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory is located a few kilometres west of the church.  As church leadership began talking […]

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 […]