In 2015, our pastor Jedidiah Carpentier asked Janice Penner to start a children’s church program. She laughed, as there were only two school-aged children attending our church at the time.…
Portage Avenue Church
When they retire, some seniors take up travelling; others pick up golf. But since September 2008, seniors from Portage Avenue Church (PAC) have been picking up a dozen 9−16-year-old inner-city children every other Thursday night for supper.
Fifty years in the same branch of work is something to celebrate, and a long career in church ministry is especially notable. For Portage Avenue Church, Winnipeg, the Apr. 13 service was a chance to acknowledge the commitment of one of its long-time leaders.