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Exciting Changes to Missions Fest 2017

We are making some exciting changes to Missions Fest 2017 that we believe will help the church become more meaningfully engaged in Christ’s mission. One-Stage We have observed a couple of things about our General Session which raises two questions. First, the session relies heavily on the speakers to communicate the theme and its message. […]

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Hospitality as a Gateway to Mission

Hospitality is at the heart of mission. It is extending to others God’s welcome to us.  This is the hospitality that Jesus calls for and it’s not always easy. Like in Jesus’ time we find it easier to extend hospitality to people we like. Most birthday parties, for example, are filled with people whose presence […]

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April 11, 2016: Welcoming St. John’s Richmond Church

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On April 11th, St. John’s Richmond Church welcomed Missions Fest to their staff meeting and Missions Fest welcomed St. John’s Richmond as a new Missions Fest Sponsoring Church. Missions Fest and St. John’s shared in a participatory devotional where we named where God’s Spirit was at work. Some of St. John’s staff noticed God’s Spirit […]

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St. Simon’s and Justice Globally

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Dr Tim Keller memorably commented: “A life poured out in deeds of service to the poor is the inevitable sign of real, true, justifying, gospel-faith. Grace makes you just.”  One of our St. Simon’s NV missionaries who embodies this heart for restorative justice and reconciliation is Hilary King, Executive Director of Embrace Rwanda.  After seventeen […]

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Mission Agency Breakfast 2016

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Mission Agency Breakfast – Recap MFV hosted a round table discussion on the topic of: “Social Sharing” March 22, 2016 Catered breakfast with assorted egg wraps, fruit plates and pastries set the tone as Missions Fest Vancouver (MFV) welcomed their attendees to the 2nd annual Mission Agency Breakfast. Special thanks to all who attended. MFV appreciates the […]

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March 14, 2016: Welcoming North Shore Pacific Grace Church

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On March 14th 2016 North Shore Pacific Grace MB Church welcomed Missions Fest to their volunteer and staff meeting. Missions Fest welcomed North Shore Pacific Grace MB Church  as a new sponsoring church. While waiting for the meeting to start I was warmly welcomed by Pastor Eileen Li and Mrs. Joanne Lai Hing Choo, the missions […]

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Feb. 23, 2016: Welcoming Holy Trinity Anglican Church!

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On Tuesday, February 23, Holy Trinity Anglican Church welcomed Missions Fest to their Parish Council meeting to facilitate a devotional time. Missions Fest also welcomed Holy Trinity as a 2016 sponsoring church. As I was waiting for the council meeting to start, Aida was introduced to me. She is a senior parishioner at Holy Trinity and […]

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Participating in Ministry …

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Missions Fest Vancouver 2016 Conference Exhibitor Post   Canadian Missionary Kid Network National Team Lead, Paul Dyck Missions Fest Vancouver (MFV) is a tremendous melting pot of cultures, organizations, churches and businesses all focused on spreading the gospel globally. A 3-day annual event for 30+ years, we hear and learn much while building relationships across borders. […]

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Feb. 14, 2016: Welcoming Every Nation Church

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On Sunday, February 14, Every Nation Church welcomed Missions Fest to their church service, and Missions Fest welcomed Every Nation church as a new Sponsoring Church. I was deeply inspired by the wisdom and relevance in Pastor Greg’s sermon on Valentine’s Day. He elaborated on the “pessimistic realism” around relationships and how often people settle for […]

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Bye Bye, Malaria

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Stuart Spani is the founding president of the Bye Bye Malaria Society, as well as the founder of Friends of Mizoram. He presented a Window on the World segment for the 2015 MFV Conference. . . . Thank you, Missions Fest, for the opportunity of speaking at the Sunday Plenary Session at Missions Fest 2015.  […]

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