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  • Jul4Thu

    Summer Time!

    July 4, 2019
    It's summer time and we hope you're enjoying yours! Our blogs are few and far between, summer or not, and we apologize for that. Hopefully in the fall I can recruit more contributors.

    Last Wednesday our Student Cafe team hosted the annual Brock Middle School Appreciation BBQ. We are thankful for the good relationship with the school next door,...
  • Apr4Thu

    BC Regional Gathering

    April 4, 2019
    We look forward to hosting the BC Regional Gathering here in Kamloops on Saturday! We look forward to seeing you all and meeting Bishop Cliff Fletcher!

    Please note: there has been a time change - the gathering will start at 9:00 AM instead of 8:30 AM. Safe travels, see you soon, participants!
  • Mar19Tue

    No Student Cafe/Topic Change!

    March 19, 2019
    Greetings! I apologize for not updating the calendar - no student cafe tomorrow morning! This is spring break and students are probably sleeping at that time! Hope you're enjoying your time!

    Also, Pastor Shelley's Equipping Night topic for Wednesday evening has been changed from what was posted. The proper focus: "How to Listen to God" Listening...
  • Oct26Fri

    Induction Service

    October 26, 2018
    We are very pleased to have Rev. Dr. Shelley Utz as our new pastor! Shelley, Dan and the children have lived in our city for almost two months now, quite a change from Edmonton, so we hear.

    Rev. Marc McAlister, on behalf of Bishop Cliff, both from FMCiC, brought a sermon and officiated the Induction Service. It was a very special time with...
  • Sep19Wed

    'Thank You!'

    September 19, 2018
    Pastor Shelley Utz will commence her tenure as Lead Pastor of our church this Sunday, September 23. This event will conclude a period of nearly four months since Pastor Vern retired. The Church Leadership Board is grateful to all who stepped up and took on additional responsibilities during this interval and to those who continued to pray for...
  • Aug28Tue

    New Pastor and Family Have Arrived!

    August 28, 2018
    What a wonderful day it is, the sun is shining, there's no smoke ... and Pastor Shelley, Dan and kids have safely arrived from AB! There are many helpers, guys and gals, to unload the U-Haul and to help clean, start unpacking and organizing. There are even boxes and shelving units in our new pastor's office ready to find a new home. Thanks so...
  • Jun1Fri

    Pastor Vern & Jackie Retiring

    June 1, 2018
    As you know, Pastor Vern and Jackie are retiring. Pastor Vern's last sermon is this Sunday. It was with sadness I posted his last sermon outline this morning! Having worked with Pastor Vern as secretary since 2010, and long before that in the music department, there is so much I could say ... Actually I did put my thoughts into a poem that will...
  • May11Fri

    Two Baptisms and More News

    May 11, 2018
    Last Sunday two young adults were baptized, Trish and Jeremy! It was a beautiful service with meaningful music, scripture and testimonies from the two. Congratulations!

    Several of our people are attending the regional gathering in Mission, BC tomorrow. It will be a great time of getting together and connecting with other FMs. We hope to hear all...
  • Apr26Thu

    'Celebrations! And Announcements'

    April 26, 2018
    Hello again, readers - a few more announcements (I mean in addition to last week's long entry.)

    1) It is really and truly  finally spring - 26 degrees today, 28 tomorrow. I knew the heat would hit after the long, cool 'early spring'. I love 'cool' but I also appreciate the fragrance of blossoms and the smell of freshly mowed grass and brand...
  • Apr19Thu

    '60th Anniversary Today! and more'

    April 19, 2018
    Greetings! Today I would like to wish Chuck and Georgia a very happy and blessed  60th Wedding Anniversary! Congratulations to this wonderful couple, married April 19, 1958. So awesome : ) I have been admiring the anniversary card, made by our Ann, which will be from our church family. On the front of the card there is a photo of Chuck and...