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Pastor News

If you are a CBOQ Pastor, this is for you!

Below you will find links to recent issues of the CBOQ Pastors’ Update, news about where your fellow pastors are starting or finishing ministry and information about important upcoming events that are geared towards you and your ministry.

Beginning Ministry

James Harrichand
Brampton Community Baptist Church
December 1, 2023
Joseph Shu Kin
Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church
December 1, 2023
Xenia Ho-Yung
Markham Chinese Baptist Church
January 1, 2024

Concluding Ministry

Bernard Sin
North Toronto Chinese Baptist Church
December 31, 2023
Larry Forsyth
Joshua Ministries
January 1, 2024
Yong Ho Kim
Thornhill Baptist Church
January 1, 2024
Bruce MacCallum
Revive Alexandria Church Inc
January 1, 2024
Lola Mather-Dyer
Springford Baptist Church
January 1, 2024
Wenqing Zhao
Burlington Missionary Baptist Church
January 1, 2024

Examining Council

Chien Wan Chiu
Mississauga Chinese Baptist Church
January 27, 2024

Frustrated? Run down? Feeling Depressed? Family issues?

Don’t let these fester inside. Talk to someone! Your benefits include an Employee and Family Assistance Programme. All services are confidential and easily accessible to you and those who live with you. Check out all it has to offer. You can access the service by calling 800-287-4765. Your organization is Canadian Baptist Ministries.

This is a confidential service and no one on staff will know you have made use of it.

Remember that your benefits through Canada Life also provide you with access to more than just prescriptions and eye care. It includes the registered services of massage therapy, physiotherapy, chiropractic, and counselling among other things.

Here are some resources to provide you with some support and encouragement.

  1. Work life Health
    This is a 24/7 hotline available to you at no cost through your benefits. Call 1-800-387-4765
    (English) or 1-800-361-5676 (French) or visit:

  2. Counselling
    Tyndale Counselling Services – available for individuals, couples, and families Living Waters
    Counselling Centre – available in English and Cantonese

  3. Spiritual
    Direction Emmaus Formation Centre – please contact Sandy Broadus for referrals. Tyndale
    Association of Spiritual Directors (TASD)

Feel free to contact Ken Foo if you have any questions about these resources.

Weekly Pastor’s Prayer

CBOQ hosts a weekly prayer time for pastors, Tuesdays at 11am. Sign up here and we will send you a weekly reminder:

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Monthly Pastors’ Update

Missed an issue? The Pastors’ Update is sent out on the third Thursday of each month. This is our primary means of connecting with you to share relevant information.
If you have any questions about the Pastors’ Update, or if you’re not receiving the Pastors’ Update on a monthly basis, please contact Yevgeniya  Bakai, Admin Assistant, Church Life and Leadership.

Monthly Pastors’ Update

Monthly Pastors’ Update