Jennifer and Alissa have led two very different lives. Yet their stories are intertwined, and their discipleship journey has led them to a shared resolve and a lasting friendship.
A church plant celebrating its sixth anniversary has moved from its school gym meeting place and into a traditional sanctuary. The 200-plus congregation of Reality Vancouver Church is the new tenant in a Lutheran-built church currently owned by the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster.
A Vancouver church, started in a Kitsilano movie theatre in 2005, is excited to have a permanent home. Westside Church purchased the 1,800-seat Centre for the Performing Arts, a live theatre venue downtown near Vancouver’s library square. The first official service was slated to be held in The Centre Sept. 29, 2013. Westside pastor Norm Funk said when the opportunity to acquire the building arose, church leaders looked at their current and future rental costs and saw the advantage to ownership. The church was renting meeting space on Granville Island and office space on West Broadway.
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