BREAKING NEWS: World Hope Canada has a new Executive Director – Rev. Tanya Nace!
Tanya Nace grew up in Prince Edward Island is no stranger to the Atlantic District where she holds her ministerial credential. She graduated from Kingswood University and served in Admissions there before moving with her husband Jonathan to Indiana to work as a Mobilizer with Global Partners.
For the past 4+ years she has served as Director of Mobilization at TEAM in Maryville, Tennessee, where she was responsible for a 500% increase in missionary applications, 400% increase in deployments and the recruitment of 326 long-term missionaries. She is currently enrolled in a Masters of Organizational Leadership through IWU. In her new role, Tanya will navigate World Hope Canada into a new partnership with World Hope International established by unanimous vote of the Board of Directors. Check out this article for more detailed information on this exciting development. The Naces have been married for 12 years and will be relocating in the New Year to Ontario with their two children Chandler (2) & Zayden (11 months).
I enjoyed a Christmas Sunday yesterday morning with Pastors Vince & Karen Robertson at Head of Millstream. The intergenerational dynamic of this revived congregation is refreshing as there are nearly 15 children and several new young families in recent years who attend on a regular basis. The “fill-a-suitcase” Christmas Campaign for the Sussex Vail Transition House is a tangible expression of Christ’s love for those in need. Grateful for the Robertsons as they shine a bright Kingdom light to this rural community.
- Moncton Wesleyan (Joel Gorveatte) had all-hands-on-deck to connect with families this weekend. With 1700 in attendance, Jingle Bell Rock had performances with children and adults, comedy, and a “create a give” opportunity for everyone to share a blessing with local schools, nursing homes and more. Hats off to Children’s Pastor Liz Hoyt for an amazing event! In other Moncton Wesleyan news – check out this version of Little Drummer Boy by Worship & Creative Arts Pastor Marc Jolicoeur.
- Greg Card made an extraordinary announcement during the service at Blacks Harbour yesterday. A local business in the community has pledged to sponsor the church hiring a Student Ministries Pastor for the next three years – Praise the Lord! The leaders of this business wanted to provide a tangible option for activity and character development for the youth of this community – incredible. Stay tuned as this unfolds in the weeks ahead.
- Kings Church (Brent Ingersoll) celebrates the 45 men and women who chose to put their faith in Jesus last weekend (Dec 2-3) – Thank God for this harvest of transformation!
- Trinity (Brian Murray) has received Faith Promise for Global Missions over the last two Sundays with a commitment of $15,540 in 2018!
- Always proud to see one of our own featured in denominational news out of Wesleyan HQ – check out this highlight on Ryan Genereaux and Maple Ridge.
- Last evening the key leadership of our District Camp Ministry met for Christmas Dinner and a night of appreciation for these faithful servants in the fruitful ministry of Beulah Camp and Caton’s Island. Thanks to Andrea Gunter for exceeding expectations in the early months of service as Executive Director of Camp Ministry.
Limited resources + Leading of the Holy Spirit + Unconditional Obedience + Willingness to Fail (Faith) + Increasing Passion and Skill…
= Exponential Innovation (Damian Williams)
2017 Gift Catalogue
The World Hope Canada Christmas Catalog is now available online. To receive a printed copy by mail, please call Tori at 613.482.1499.
Has your church been considering launching a Celebrate Recovery ministry? Please consider joining us for a two day forum hosted by Deep Water Church and our CR Ministry. See first hand how a CR night works, and on day 2 hear some of the nuts and bolts required to get you started.
Two day schedule (PDF)
Are you in? Register your church today for just $30. For further info please contact Shaun firstname.lastname@example.org or (902) 225-6849.
Who: Ken Banks (Connection – Truro) will facilitate this day of dialog and shared learning
Where: Edgett Boardroom at District Office
When: Monday, January 15th, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Free (lunch included for those who preregister on or before January 10th
Zoom: If you can’t get to Moncton, we would still love to have you involved as a virtual participant through Zoom
Registration: Email Ken Banks (email@example.com) to indicate if you will be in Moncton or join us online
What: A word from Ken Banks…
We will be discussing potential solutions to move your church from maintenance or survival mode. This is intended as a time for all of us to talk about struggles, barriers, opportunities, ideas and to pray – a ‘let’s figure this out together’ opportunity. I encourage you to make plans to join me as we lean into the Tribe to see God-honouring things happen in 2018!