Lessons from up in the Mandarin Tree

Personal Reflection by Iris Parr Some of my favourite childhood memories take place in South America when, every few years, we visited our family and friends during July and August. Although it was winter south of the equator, the hot sand threatened to burn our tender soled feet as we ran through the fruit orchard […]

The Bema: The Flight of the Wild Goose

The BEMA (βῆμα, בּימה) I stepped out on an overcast, moonlit night this fall. Then, I heard them: A few tentative honks, followed by a chorus of replies. The sound briefly filled the skies as the flocks headed South. I felt the tug at my heart that I always get when I hear the geese. […]

Unfolding

Do you ever look at your life and wonder when the calling God has placed on your heart will ever come true? That calling you know God placed on your heart years ago, that just isn’t coming to fruition? I’ve had this thought many times over the years. God, if this is Your calling on […]

New Location for Eastside

Well #gpcofc friends and fam, our Eastside site has outgrown the Safety City Building! Starting THIS SUNDAY (Nov.11) the 6pm gatherings will be held at the Army & Navy.  Spread the word, invite a friend and bring a finger food to share as you celebrate with us!

Operation Unite: Refugee Family Update

Big news on the Operation Unite Refugee family front! When in Ottawa, I contacted Chris Warkentin’s office for assistance or any information they could get for us. Chris Warkentin, our MP, had his staff contact the IRCC (Immigration and Refugee board of Canada) on our behalf and has learned that a letter has been mailed […]

Love Authentically


Love others well, and don’t hide behind a mask; love authentically. Despise evil; pursue what is good as if your life depends on it.  Live in true devotion to one another, loving each other as sisters and brothers.
Romans 12:9

Harvest Banquet for Aurora Home: Oct.26

Join us in supporting Aurora Home on Oct.26!  This banquet will be a great chance to learn more about one of our church-supported missions. Get your tickets at revolutionplace.com