Pastors’ 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.

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.

Past Issues

CBOQ hosts a weekly prayer time for pastors, Tuesdays at 11am. Click here to sign up for a reminder email.

Upcoming Events

  • Walking Together: We Are All Treaty People

    Indigenous people have been mistreated for generations in Canada. Shortly after settlers first arriv...

    October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Book Club – Youth Ministry: Now and Not Yet

    In 2012, Matt Wilkinson wrote a book, Youth Ministry: Now and Not Yet, that guides a conversation be...

    October 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Soul Day for Pastors: An Invitation to Retreat

    How is your soul?  Our world has undergone immense change over the last several months.  As pasto...

    November 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • CBOQ Now

    You are invited to join CBOQ for the third in a fall webinar series especially designed with you in ...

    November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Spiritual Formation Forum

    Co-Hosted by CBOQ Formation Team and Emmaus Formation Centre  Please join us for the Spiritual Form...

    November 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join CBOQ this fall for a new webinar series especially designed with you in mind. Each month we’ll guide you through topical discussions with practical next steps and resources that will help you navigate the COVID reality.

Sign up below and spend an hour each month in the company of leaders and churches like yours who want to navigate well the challenges and opportunities before us.

Leadership that Navigates Uncharted Waters – November 12 at 10 am

How do you lead when you don’t know what’s coming next?

Self Care Essentials – December 10 at 10 am

How do pastors and leaders practice self care when there are so many demands?

Join the Conversation

Or contact us for the Zoom link

Pastoral Updates

Beginning Ministry

Victoria Doran

Markham Baptist Church

July 20, 2020

Ruth Bartlett

Calvary Baptist Church, Toronto

August 1, 2020

Daniel Chun

Brampton Chinese Baptist Church

August 9, 2020


Concluding Ministry

Thomas Paul Madison Baptist Church, Montreal July 1, 2020
William Hoi Yun Wong Stouffville Grace Baptist Church July 18, 2020
Diane Pinnell Burtch Baptist Church August 16, 2020
Ian Smith Banwell Community Baptist Church August 15, 2020
Mark Duesling First Baptist Church Mount Forest September 1, 2020
Kenneth Knight Aylmer Baptist Church September 1, 2020
Annie Yu Whitby Oshawa Chinese Baptist Church September 1, 2020



Gord Tetley North Dresden Baptist Church October 25, 2020