The world is watching

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  The world is watching Do you have a love-hate relationship with anticipation? It is often exciting to wait for a birthday package to arrive in the mail…

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They’re part of our family now

Sunday, May 1, 2016

It became personal. In September 2015, a photo of a young child from Syria washed up on a beach “was everywhere,” says Travis Barbour. “[My wife] Whitney and I felt righteous anger; we have a child about the same age.

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Unexpected blessing

Sunday, May 1, 2016

  pace space When they arrived in Prince George, Westwood’s first Syrian family walked into a fully stocked kitchen. The support team had conscientiously researched staple foods for…

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Netflix for the church

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

“We’ve lost our Christian bookstores, and it was getting hard to view good Bible study resources,” says Fran Browne, SunWest Christian Fellowship, Calgary, executive assistant. Right Now Media, the “Netflix for the church,” filled the gap for SunWest.

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Westwood congregation a-twitter with interactive sermons

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mark Wessner likes to try new things. About three years ago, the active social media user and pastor asked his congregation to live tweet feedback (as he was preaching) on a sermon series. Another Sunday, he asked the congregation to submit questions (using whatever media people liked) about faith, the Bible, anything to do with their Christian walk. He and his pastoral team at the Prince George church were so encouraged by responses to those experiments that they now pursue the two-way connection idea on a regular basis.

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Agnes Wicki: never too old for missions

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Before she married, Agnes Wicki of Prince George, B.C., taught school in what is now DR Congo. Then came marriage, motherhood, and retirement from a Canadian teaching career….

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March Transitions 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013

Lee Kosa began as lead pastor at Cedar Park (MB) Church, Delta, B.C., Jan. 14, 2013. He holds a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, and an MDiv…

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How Tweet it is

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Last spring, pastor Mark Wessner had an idea for sermon time in Westwood MB Church, Prince George. People traditionally sit and listen, he mused. How could he encourage questions? How could he find out what people wonder but do not ask? The idea came to him: in this mobile electronic age – Twitter!

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Church and insurance agency answer emergency

Friday, June 1, 2012

A sawmill explosion in Prince George, B.C., Apr. 23 killed at least two people and seriously injured 8 others. None of the casualties were members of the Westwood MB Church family, but the congregation got involved right away.

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Music, tours, and fellowship mark 50 years

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Westwood Mennonite Brethren Church in Prince George, B.C., celebrated “50 Years of Sharing Jesus” May 21–23. Former attendees came from across B.C. and beyond to reconnect with old friends and to make new friends with people in the current Westwood family. The activities included tours of the most recent addition to the church, a quiz covering 50 years of Prince George history and, of course, coffee and desserts.

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