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  • Direct Connect Newsletter #3

    Ministry News and Information~Canada Pacific District
    From District Superintendent, Rev. Earl Wood February 8, 2010

    Pastor Doreen Greenwood:
    Doreen reports that the chemotherapy treatments she has been receiving have been deemed by her physicians to be unsuccessful and that the cancer continues to grow. The medical team under whose care she is receiving treatment has decided to attempt another type of chemo. A new regimen of treatment is scheduled. Doreen continues to live in hope and peace.

  • Direct Connect Newsletter #2

    Ministry News and Information~Canada Pacific District
    From District Superintendent, Rev. Earl Wood
    December 2009

    Pastor Doreen Greenwood has begun receiving chemotherapy in an attempt to shrink and slow the growth of the cancerous tumours she is suffering from. Pastor Doreen travels to Dawson Creek (200 kilometres round trip) five days per week to receive treatment.

  • Direct Connect Newsletter #1

    Ministry News and Information ~ Canada Pacific District

    From District Superintendent, Rev. Earl Wood

    October 30, 2009

    Pastor Doreen Greenwood reports that recent biopsy results have indicated the presence of cancerous growths which her Doctors tell her are inoperable. Doreen plans to travel to Edmonton this week for a related surgical procedure and will need to make a decision soon regarding whether or not to submit to chemotherapy. She remains very positive and speaks of an inner peace and quiet confidence that she knows is God’s gift to her at this difficult time. Please keep Pastor Doreen in your prayers.

  • Riley Coulter WAS INVITED

    There are few things more helpful and encouraging than considering and discussing the nature and purposes of God in the lives of His followers. When we considered His call to holiness and His purpose to make us Christ-like disciples, and the provision to fulfill this call and purpose through the power of His Sanctifying Spirit, […]

  • Kadee Smedley WAS INVITED!

    The Pro-D Days were a wonderful opportunity to dig deeply into Scripture with other pastors, consider vital theological questions and reflect, with humility, on how well we are teaching Scriptural truth to the people in our congregations. What a wonderful gift! Rev. Kadee Smedley, Associate Vancouver First Church of the Nazarene

  • David Maldonado WAS INVITED

    When I found out that the topic for the Pro-D Days was going to be about the Doctrine of Holiness, I could not wait to get to Abbotsford. To my surprise, the experience has touched my life in a new and exciting way. Professor Quanstrom, was so clear, informed and talked with such conviction, that my understanding of our own church denomination was ‘enlightened’.

  • Gary Bennett WAS INVITED!

    These past couple of days at the Pastors’ Pro-D conference have been so much more than an “event” for me. It has been more of an “awakening”. I certainly have a heightened appreciation for God’s Word and theological reflection. But more importantly God used the ministry of Mark Quanstrom to revive my spirit and to […]

  • Who Invited Them?

    Senior Pastors and Pastoral Staff of the Canada Pacific District were invited by Ambrose University College, the National Board and their District leaders to attend Professional Development Days in Abbotsford October 20-21, 2009. The attendance included Pastors from Whitehorse, Prince George, Vancouver Island and across the southern half of the District with the highest attendance yet at this annual event.

  • Youth in Mission Students are HERE!!!

    Each summer Youth In Mission places over 100 college students from the United States and Canada in ministry around the world. Each participant selected commits himself/herself to a 12-week extensive “advance training” program during the spring, raises a ministry contribution to the program, participates in Youth In Mission Training Camp, and serves for about 7 weeks in a self-giving, intense ministry experience followed by a time of debriefing.