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First Filipino-Canadian Church Holds Children’s Stewardship Retreat

On Feb. 10, 2018, at Guelph Bible Centre, the First Filipino-Canadian Adventist Church’s children’s ministries, in partnership with the stewardship department, launched the first children’s stewardship program during its annual winter retreat. This new initiative of Ontario Conference’s Stewardship and Children’s Ministries aims to teach our children about holistic stewardship with language and actions they […]

SDACC Appoints New Indigenous Ministries Liaison

On September 25, 2018, the Board of Directors for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada (SDACC) selected Campbell Page to serve as the Coordinator/Liaison for Indigenous Ministries in Canada. Page, a registered Métis, holds a doctoral degree in building interfaith community understanding and partnerships.   Page states, “There is a Cree word kintohpatatin, which essentially […]

Free Money to Fund Adventist University Education

Did you know that the Canadian government wants to help you send your son or daughter to an Adventist university? (Actually, any university—but Adventist education is no exception.) Could you use some free money to put toward a future higher education bill? If so, the Registered Education Savings Plan, or RESP[i], is for you. One […]

Where Are They Now: Fitzroy Maitland

Messenger catches up with former leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. In this issue we talk with Fitzroy Maitland. What was your childhood like growing up in the Caribbean? I was born in Grenada, the island of spice with everything nice. I was born into a large family. I am the third of […]

Where Are They Now: Doug Devnich

  Messenger catches up with former leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. This month, we talk with Doug Devnich.   You grew up in Saskatchewan. What was that like? I am the eighth in a family of nine children. We lived on a farm where I learned what it means to work. At […]

The Long Road Home

CUC’s chaplain, Paul Antunes, knows what it means to come a long way. As a young boy, he emigrated with his family from Portugal and witnessed his father’s struggle with language and search for Bible truths. His father’s reading of the Bible—four times through—and Henry Feyerabend’s witness on It is Written drew Paul’s family out […]

It’s All About Jesus

I can’t recall whether I was taken aback or whether I simply took it in stride. A visiting member from south of the border approached me after the service to thank me for the message. With a firm handshake, he expressed how it had been quite some time since he had heard “a good, old […]

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