Focus on Missions

Focus on Missions

... is a committee of St. Paul’s Anglican Church assisting  vestry and corporation to oversee the mission budget and related mission activites of the church. These activities include long and short term missionaries and mission projects approved and supported by the congregation of St. Paul’s Anglican Church.

Our  Focus on Mission Team  provides and directs:

  • Prayer support
  • Interviews & training individuals for missions & short term mission funds
  • Proposes Mission budget
  • Provides opportunities & connectedness with the congregation & wider church community through its programs:
    • Missionary-Of-The-Month
  • Seeks vestry approval for Mission Focus Funding, tracking, & agreements for international projects

 


Historical Projects

2007 - 2010 Brazil - Homes for the Helpless: Givemeaning Foundation ; Homes for the Helpless Project Summary

Bibles for Rwanda

Rwanda Housing

2007 - Present - Funding for Education in Africa has helped put people through nursing training, helped with school in a refugee camp for Rwanda/Burundian refugee children, and seminary training for individuals in Africa (one of whom is now a Bishop).

2008 - Present - Micro-Business in the Diocese of Cyangugu

Maji Mazuri Center - Kenya

 

Long Term Missionaries Supported:

Anglican Diocese of the Arctic - Support for Arthur Turner Training School

 

 Northern Gateway Community Chaplaincy

 

The goal of Northern Gateway Community Chaplaincy in The Pas, Manitoba is to meet people who fall through the cracks of the social network and connect them with helping services in order to find a happier, healthier, and more rewarding life experience physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. The chaplain works with the Living Water’s coordinators and volunteer staff to plan and serve daily meals at the soup kitchen. The chaplain also oversees operation of a homeless shelter and is involved in prison ministry.

 

 

Alpha Canada

 

Alpha Ministries Canada is committed to helping churches reach out to their communities using the Alpha course, a basic introduction to Christianity, developed by Nicky Gumbel in homes, parishes, campuses, prisons, military bases, in the work place, and many other settings.

John Kivell, Regional Director for Alberta is one of the missionaries St. Paul’s helps support.

 

 

Overseas Missionary Fellowship

 

Overseas Missionary Fellowship, founded in 1865 by Hudson Taylor as China Inland Mission, has shared and continues to do so, the good news of Jesus Christ in all its fullness with the people of East Asia.

 

Don and Sandi Howell, ministering in the National Office of OMF Canada,  are missionaries that St. Paul’s helps support

 

 

Palm Ministry Association

 

Palm Ministry Association, is an organization helping newcomers to adjust to life in Canada, with learning English, school studies, household goods, and translation services.

 

St. Paul's helps support a missionary couple and their family.

 

The Navigators (Canada)

 

The Navigators (Canada) is a movement of people across the world who follow the teaching of Jesus and help individuals find their true purpose and meaning in life.

 

St. Paul’s helps support a family serving in a sensitive country.

 

 

Short Term Missions:

2018 - Rwanda Housing and Micro Business

Current Projects:

Contact Us

For more information please contact:
 
Wendell James - Chairman
 
Members:
Pat Halligan-Baker
Nora James
George Jakeway
Lauren Rudat
Jason Spoor
 
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