Bakerview MB Church, daughtered by nearby Clearbrook MB, celebrated a special anniversary Apr. 10–12, 2015, after a half-century of innovative ministry and growth.
Jenny Shantz plunged into youth work, acquiring relevant education and experience before founding Inner Hope Youth Ministries in Vancouver’s inner city in 2007. Today, the ministry provides housing to youth in need, as well as life skills training, practical support and discipleship.
Pastors in their native Mexico, Ruben and Celina Zuniga never imagined the ways they’re now shepherding a flock when they immigrated to Canada 20 years ago.
Abbotsford’s Bakerview MB Church does more than support missions: members get involved personally. This past May, Berlin’s Evangelische Freikirche dedicated a new facility in an historic borough, a facility Bakerview members played a major role in bringing about.
During a church council retreat in the spring of 2002, a new vision was conceived for worship at Bakerview Mennonite Brethren Church in Abbotsford, B.C. This vision was inspired, in part, as a response to a growing concern. A number of committed church members had recently left the Mennonite Brethren denomination to join the Anglican church. What did those leaving the MB church find fulfilling when they participated in an Anglican worship service?