New pastor for Fort Fraser

Fort Fraser Community Church of the Nazarene has been without a pastor for over a year

Fort Fraser Community Church of the Nazarene has been without a pastor for over a year and now with the help of Pastor Richard Van Slyke they are having a revival.

Pastor Richard Van Slyke and his family recently moved from Turner Valley, Alberta to Fort Fraser to minister to the people in the area.

“The community is made up of a growing number of seniors and we wish to minister to their needs as well as the community with visions for a community garden, outings and other community needs,” said Pastor Richard.

“We will begin with breakfasts every third Wednesday of the month from 9 a.m. – noon and lunch every fourth Wednesday of the month from noon – 3pm beginning this month.

We will also be having a Festival on the church yards on Saturday Sept.22 from noon – 5 p.m. with music, a talent show (with performances by students), a bake sale, yard sale, and other activities.”

Before coming to Fort Fraser the pastor spent a year volunteering with Youth With a Mission in Salem, Oregon and Turner Valley, Alberta.

Previous to that they lived in Busan, South Korea for 15 years where Richard taught university English, preached and studied.

Pastor Richard is looking forward to spending time with the people of Fort Fraser. His wife and two children are making the adaptation from a city of 4 million in Korea to the slower paced lifestyle of northern B.C. and are enjoying the friendliness and openness of the area.

The pastor concluded by saying, “We look forward to becoming more and more a part of this very beautiful and friendly area”.

Fort Fraser Community Church of the Nazarene is located on Hwy.16 W. as you enter Fort Fraser from Vanderhoof. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. and Worship Service begins at 11 a.m.

 

Just Posted

Province not doing enough for forestry sector, say Liberals

Although Minister of Forests says government working to diversify industry, rural economies

Local company Northern Homecraft wins big at Northern B.C. awards

Vanderhoof company won in two categories for homes built in Fort St. James area

Stolen truck involved in fatal collision on Highway 16

Wednesday’s two-vehicle crash killed one man, 23, and injured two others

UPDATE: West Fraser to permanently reduce production in Quesnel, Fraser Lake

The move will affect 75 employees in Quesnel, 60 in Fraser Lake

Feedback sought on environmental impacts of New Gold’s proposed Blackwater Mine

Public is invited to comment in final round of consultation

Trudeau offers to help Pacific islands face climate change impact

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the leaders from the Pacific island nations on Saturday during the APEC Summit in Papua New Guinea

Price makes 36 saves as Habs edge Canucks 3-2

Late goal lifts Montreal past Vancouver

BC Minister of Agriculture loses stepson to accidental overdose

Lana Popham announces death of her 23-year-old stepson, Dan Sealey

Canadian military’s template for perfect recruits outdated: Vance

Gen. Jonathan Vance, the chief of defence staff says that the military has to change because the very nature of warfare is changing, particularly when it comes to cyber-warfare

‘Toxic’ chosen as the Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries

Other top contenders for 2018 include ‘gaslighting’ and ‘techlash’

RCMP bust illegal B.C. cannabis lab

Marijuana may be legal but altering it using chemicals violates the Cannabis Act

Canada defeats Germany 29-10 in repechage, moves step closer to Rugby World Cup

Hong Kong needs a bonus-point win over Canada — scoring four or more tries — while denying the Canadians a bonus point

Avalanche Canada in desperate need of funding

The organization provides avalanche forecasting for an area larger than the United Kingdom

Quesnel fed up with detour, urges Ottawa to speed up road repair

West Fraser Road has been on detour since spring 2018, with no plans to repair washout until 2020

Most Read