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.
Road Map to Re-Opening
Government restrictions concerning places of worship are being lifted. Some churches have reopened while others are waiting until September. As opening become a reality, added to it are complexities of navigating this moment well. Recently a group of pastors joined together to talk about the challenges and opportunities of re-opening the doors of your church building.
Here are some resources to provide you with some support and encouragement.
- 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: www.workhealthlife.com.
Tyndale Counselling Services – available for individuals, couples, and families
Living Waters Counselling Centre – available in English and Cantonese
- Spiritual Direction
Emmaus Formation Centre – please contact Sandy Broadus for referrals.
Tyndale Association of Spiritual Directors (TASD)
Feel free to contact Paul Lam if you have any questions about these resources.
CBOQ Now will resume in the Fall!
On the second Thursday of the month (September-April) at 10:00 am. CBOQ Now hosts a conversation on topics that are current and relevant to pastors and churches today.
September 9: View from the Pew
October 14: View from the Pulpit
November 4: Dealing with Spiritual Warfare
December 9: Mapping Your Neighbourhood
New Resource: Spiritual Practices Guide
A guide for a personal retreat or to lead a small group or your leadership team.
|Brandon Kamerman||First Baptist Church Ingersoll||January 4, 2021|
|Thomas Babbey||Blenheim Baptist Church||February 1, 2021|
|Fabian Chiu||Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church||February 1, 2021|
|Abigail Davidson||Spring Garden Baptist Church||March 1, 2021|
|Julien Busse||Dundas Baptist Church||March 1, 2021|
|Michel Belzile||Aylmer Baptist Church||April 1, 2021|
|Yanjun Jerry Zhao||Milton Missionary Baptist Church||April 1, 2021|
|Pui Kei Karen Leung||Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church||June 1, 2021|
|Jordan Tetley||Mississauga Chinese Baptist Church||February 1, 2021|
|David Lin||Wismer Baptist Church||March 1, 2021|
|Marlee Page||Banwell Community Church||March 14, 2021|
|Michel Belzile||Thornhill Baptist Church||March 30, 2021|
|Ben Vanderheide||Lakefield Baptist Church||May 1, 2021|
|David Yoon||Renforth Baptist Church||June 16, 2021|
|David Bechard||Cheltenham Baptist Church||June 27, 2021|
|Amanda McCulloch||Highland Baptist Church||March 21, 2021|
|Tony Fu||Logos Baptist Church Mississauga||June 6, 2021|
|Dany Soto||Logos Baptist Church Mississauga||June 6, 2021|
|David Bechard||Cheltenham Baptist Church||July 11, 2021|
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:
Monthly Pastors’ Update
Missed an issue? The Pastors’ Update is sent out on the third Thursday of each month.
If you have any questions about the Pastors’ Update, or if you’re not receiving the Pastors’ Update on a monthly basis, please contact Carol Gouveia, Team Coordinator, Church Life and Leadership.
On the Blog
Grant application deadline is October 15. CBOQ offers grants to equip our churches and leaders, in t...September 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
On the second Thursday of the month (September-April) at 10:00 am. CBOQ Now hosts a conversation on ...September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
CBOQ Church Planters gather together quarterly for inspiration, encouragement, fellowship and prayer...September 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
This conversation is a space for you and your leadership as a pastor. Pastors are invited to commit ...September 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
- September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm