CANADIAN BAPTIST INDIGENOUS PEOPLES MINISTRY CONFERENCE

April 4-5, 2014

Lorne Park Baptist Church, Mississauga, ON
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Learn what God is doing among Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Celebrate the richness of their cultures. Learn from gifted First Nations leaders. Network. Hear stories. Tell stories. Get vision and ideas. Be convicted about justice and advocacy issues. Presenters include: Terry LeBlanc (Indigenous Pathways), Cheryl Bear, Mark Buchanan.

FRIDAY APRIL 4

9:00 –10:00   REGISTRATION  ORIENTATION AND WELCOME

10:00 –11:00 OPENING WORSHIP, PRAYER INTRODUCTIONS

11:00 –12:00 PLENARY SESSION #1
RESETTING THE RELATIONSHIP -  ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF STAN BEARDY

12:00 –1:15 LUNCH

1:15 –2:30 WORKSHOPS – SESSION #1

2:30 –3:00 BREAK TIME

3:00 –4:15 PLENARY SESSION #2
BLESSED BY MY FIRST NATIONS BROTHERS AND SISTERS – MARK BUCHANAN

4:15 –4:30 BREAK TIME

4:30 -5:45  WORKSHOPS – SESSION #2

5:45 –7:00  DINNER

7:00 –9:00   FRIDAY EVENING SESSION
MY  JOURNEY MY STORY – TERRY LEBLANC

 

SATURDAY APRIL 5

8:30 –8:50   OPENING WORSHIP

8:50 – 9:50 PLENARY SESSION #3
CHRIST AND CULTURE –TERRY LEBLANC

9:50 –10:10 BREAK

10:10 –11:20 WORKSHOPS – SESSION #3

11:20 –11:30 BREAK

11:30 –12:30    PLENARY SESSION #4
WORSHIP THAT CONNECTS  – CHERYL BEAR

12:30 –1:30 LUNCH

1:30 –2:45 WORKSHOPS – SESSION #4

2:45 –3:15  BREAK

3:15 –4:15 CLOSING SESSION

You can register now! We want as many of our Canadian Baptist churches as possible to be represented. We expect to have some billets available, but will also be using local hotels. Registration is almost full and closing soon!

For more information, please contact Blair Clark at CBM (bclark@nullcbmin.org or 905-821-3533 Ext. 155) or Walter McIntyre at CBOQ (wmcintyre@nullbaptist.ca or 416-620-2932).

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5 Responses to New Paths

  1. Ruth Kennedy says:

    The house where First Nations outpatients and families of inpatients being treated at Kingston area hospitals is a scant 1/2 block from First Baptist Kingston. From time to time some visit our church. What would you suggest we do to give friendship and aid to them on a more continuous basis?

  2. ann khan says:

    Hi Ruth
    I’m from Toronto and for the past years as I have been invited I have gone to visit these Aboriginal families at the hospital or hotel. I just start by trying to build friendship and offer support prayer take them shopping, come home for a meal etc.
    They are unlikely to go to church early, evening might be better. If they don’t want to for whatever reason be the church wherever they are.
    Do you happen to know Levi Beardy as he had a heart for this kind of hospitality in Kingston he lives in Peterborough and we are connecting to try to build a visitation team.

  3. HUGH BURRITT says:

    Hi Ann.
    Connect with Don/Iris Telford in Peterborough. She is First Nations and is already involved with Curve lake.
    Pastor George Budd is also there. They would probably be interested in such a team.

  4. Irisann Telford says:

    Our Church, Curve Lake Christian Assembly situated on beautiful Curve Lake in the Peterborough area is thrilled about the upcoming conference. We are hoping Lord willing to send around 12 people to the event. Throughout the year we have community breakfasts with a short message and singing. We participate in many community events. Like all evangelism it’s not the programs but the interaction and friendship with people. We fellowship with an amazing group of people and continue to pray for open doors and open hearts. Rev. George and Beth Budd continue to be a blessing. Hope to see you at the April meeting. Forever in Christ, Iris.

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