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UPDATE FEBRUARY

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2014 upcoming events Jan - Apr

NGM: YOUTH LEADERSHIP CLINICS April 12 ............ Thompson/Shuswap/Okanagan TBD ............ Kootenay

NGM: CHILDREN/PRETEEN/FAMILY LEADERSHIP CLINICS Feb - Oct

Feb 21-22 Feb 28-Mar 1

February 22 ............ North Vancouver Island April 12 ............ Thompson/Shuswap/Okanagan September 27 ............ Kootenay/Trail October 4 ............ Far North/Ft St John TBD ............ Northwest TBD ............ South Vancouver Island

presented by Glad Tidings, Victoria: Illuminate Conference presented by Abbotsford Pentecostal Assembly: Empowered Men’s Ministry

Mar 8-10

NGM: TimeOut (gathering for Pastors of Youth, Children’s, Preteen and Family Ministries)

Mar 10-12

BCYD CONFERENCE ON THE MINISTRY

Mar 12 Mar 14 Mar 14-15 Mar 18

BCYD Legacy Builders Luncheon at District Conference on the Ministry Legacy Builders Spring Celebration Rally 11:00am | $6/person sponsored by Living Waters, Ft Langley: Free to Lead Conference Legacy Builders Spring Celebration Rally 10:30am | $12.5/person

Mar 20

Legacy Builders Spring Celebration Rally

Mar 23

BCYD: District Day of Prayer for Church Multiplication SUMMIT PACIFIC COLLEGE: More.14 conference for Youth, Youth Pastors & Leaders Kootenay Section: Pastoral Development Retreat

Mar 21-23 Mar 31-Apr 1 Apr 2-13

Kootenay Section: Church Leadership Development

Apr 25

SUMMIT PACIFIC COLLEGE: Graduation Ceremony

Apr 28-May 1 May 16-18

PAOC General Conference NGM: Historymaker conference for Youth & Young Adults

May 23-25

Kootenay Section: “Reach” Youth Conference

May 30-31

BCYD: Church Multipliers Retreat

Jul 13-19

Kootenay Section: Kidsfest Conference

Aug 18-22 Oct 6-8 Oct 27-29 Nov 7-8

www.lwchurch.ca

BCYD: Pastor’s Camp BCYD: Cluster Leadership Retreat BCYD: Licensed Ministers Network #3 CYWC Regional Training

visit www.nextgenleadership.ca for more info and to register Time: 10:00am-3:30pm Theme: “Training and Raising Kids and Preteens Who Contribute and Advance His Kingdom” visit www.nextgenleadership.ca for more info and to register www.gtvictoria.com Abbotsford Pentecostal Assembly click here for more info and to register Vancouver | www.bc.paoc.org Abbotsford Pentecostal Assembly www.bc.paoc.org 12:15pm | Abbotsford Pentecostal Assembly RSVP by March 3 | ph: 604-533-2232 First Ave Christian Assembly, Chilliwack RSVP by March 10 | ph: 604-792-0794 Fort Langley | www.lwchurch.ca Generations Church, Nanaimo RSVP by March 11 | ph: 250-753-0258 12noon | Comox Pentecostal Church ph: 250-339-4536 District-Wide Abbotsford | www.summitpacific.ca contact Shane McIntyre for details contact Shane McIntyre for details Abbotsford Pentecostal Assembly Saskatoon, Saskatchewan | www.paoc.org Prospera Centre, Chilliwack www.historymaker.ca Pentecostal New Life Assembly, Castlegar contact Shane McIntyre for details Summit Pacific College, Abbotsford https://paocmultipliers14.eventbrite.com contact Shane McIntyre for details Green Bay Bible Camp, Okanagan Lake Stillwood Retreat Centre contact Janet Rana to register Stillwood Retreat Centre contact Valerie VanderMeulen to register BC Interior | Kelowna www.facebook.com/cywcregionaltraining

2015 upcoming events Jan 23-24

CYWC Regional Training

Apr 10-11

NGM: Elevate Conference for Children, Preteen & Family Ministry Leadership

BC Lower Mainland | Abbotsford www.facebook.com/cywcregionaltraining Langley | www.nextgenleadership.ca


2014 summer camps F

NANOOSE BAY CAMP www.nanoosebaycamp.ca Jul 6-11 ......... Kids Camp Jul 6-11 ......... Pre-Teen Camp Jul 12-19 ......... Teen Camp Jul 20-26 ......... Family Camp LAKELSE PENTECOSTAL CAMP www.lakelsecamp.org May 30-Jun 1 ......... Family Camp Jun 30-Jul 12 ......... Skee Nass Camps Jul 13-18 ......... Kids Camp Jul 21-26 ......... Teen Camp

CHUBB LAKE CAMP www.chubblake.ca May 23-25 ......... Men’s Retreat Jun 13-16 ......... 50+ Camp Jul 6-11 ......... Kids Camp Aug 1-4 ......... Family Camp Aug 10-16 ......... Teen Camp

CAMP YUKON www.camp-yukon.com Jun 6 – 8..........Women’s Retreat Jun 13 – 15..........Men’s Retreat Jun 29 – July 5..........Kids Camp 1 Jul 6 – 12..........Kids Camp 2 Jul 13 – 19..........Teen Camp Aug1 – 3..........Kampo Filipino Retreat Aug 29 – Sept 1..........Family Camp

KOOTENAY CAMP www.kootenaycamps.com Aug 24 -28 ......... Kids camp

OKANAGAN FAMILY CAMP July 18-20 | Faith Mission Camp, Falkland contact Alexis Park Church, Vernon p: 250-542-4135

Around the District  Brent Cantelon: Concluded as Lead Pastor of Christian Life Assembly, Langley and has accepted the invitation from the PAOC International Missions in fulfilling the role of a “missionary/evangelist”.  James Caswell: Concluded as Music Pastor of Surrey Pentecostal Assembly.  Raymond Green Jr.: Concluded as Assistant Pastor of Gateway Christian Life Centre, Trail and accepted the call as Lead Pastor of Crossroads Christian Fellowship, Salmo.  Benjamin Johnson: Will conclude as Director of Youth, Young Adults and Family Ministries of the BC/Yukon District and accepted the call as Lead Pastor of First Assembly, Calgary and will be transitioning after the Historymaker Conference in the Spring.  Cam Milliken: Concluded as Urban Missionary of Broadway Pentecostal Church and accepted the call as Lead Pastor of Central Christian Assembly, Burnaby.  Chelsea Wood: Concluded as Public Relations Officer of Summit Pacific College and accepted an appointment as Programs Administrator of City Reach Care Society (a ministry of Broadway Church, Vancouver).  Katherine Zelman: Concluded as Children’s Pastor of Richmond Pentecostal Church and accepted an appointment as Children’s Pastor of Millwoods Pentecostal Assembly, Edmonton.

Churches in Pastoral Transition (Lead Pastor Position)          

Alert Bay, Glad Tidings Church (Aboriginal)  Kitamaat Village, Haisla Pentecostal Church (Aboriginal) Atlin Christian Assembly  Langley, Christian Life Assembly Burnaby Christian Pentecostal Church (Cantonese)  Princeton Pentecostal Tabernacle Burns Lake Pentecostal Church  Quesnel, Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle Chetwynd Gospel Tabernacle  Summerland Pentecostal Church Cherryville Gospel Church  Surrey, Revival Church (Korean) Chilliwack, Central Pentecostal Assembly  Victoria, Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church Fernie, Trinity Pentecostal Church  Victoria, North Douglas Pentecostal Tabernacle Regional Pastorates: Anahim Lake Chapel & Bella Coola Pentecostal Assembly (Aboriginal)

OTHER MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES Please visit our website for other ministry opportunities in our district. www.bc.paoc.org

 Eduardo & Trisha Aristizabal are happy to announce the birth of their son, Joshua José born February 1, 2014.

 Bill Ashbee’s father Rev. Ronald William Ashbee passed away January 21. Ronald served as a credential holder and pastored with the PAOC in Saskatchewan, Manitoba & NW Ontario, BC & Yukon District as well as in Los Angeles as an evangelist. He was a long-time member at Calvary Temple, Kamloops. Bill Ashbee is a credential holder and the Care Ministries Pastor at Christian Life Assembly in Langley.  Eli Chiarelli (born in Montreal on September 21, 1928) passed into the presence of his Lord on February 11. Eli received his Licensed Minster credentials in 1972 and was Ordained in 1977. Eli alongside his wife Elsa, were appointed as PAOC missionaries in 1964 where they taught in Kenya for four years, then they returned to Canada where Eli continued his teaching profession. In 1972 they returned to minister in Kenya for another four years. From 1985 to 1991, they pioneered works in Seychelles, Guinea and the Congo. Their ministry to the French language peoples of Africa has continued to this day. They also served as visitation pastors at University Gospel Temple in Windsor, ON; pastored Marlborough Pentecostal Church in Calgary, AB; and served as Interim Pastors in various churches in the BC & Yukon District. Eli is predeceased by his beloved wife Elsa and is survived by his son Gary, daughter Gina and their families. A Memorial service will be held Saturday, February 22 at 1:00 pm at Point Grey Community Church (3512 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver).  Peter Gerald Paras (born in Wakaw, SK on May 14, 1921) passed into the presence of his Lord on January 12. Peter graduated from Prairie Bible College in 1945. He was first credentialed with the Western Slavic Branch of the PAOC in 1971, then received his Licensed Minster credentials in 1986 and transferred his credentials to the BCYD in 2008. He married his wife Sarah on October 14, 1950 and although he worked as a tent maker for his income, they ministered together through their lives and serving as Pastors for Langley Full Gospel Church. When they retired they served as chaplains together at Surrey Memorial Hospital for many years. Peter is survived by his wife Sarah of 63 years, their children Sharon (Jim), Sam (Judy), Steve (Glenda), Peter and Philip; and 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held Saturday, January 18, 2014.


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