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Publication Changes

The Communications Department publications are changing!

From now on we will have three major publications all under the Prairie name.
Prairie Weekly – The Weekly Email
What’s New? The name! Formerly Prairie News Online, the Prairie Weekly is changing in name only, to reflect its frequency and to better distinguish it from our other publications. The weekly email […]

By |June 15th, 2017|ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Farewell to Rosthern Church

It was with mixed emotions that the Rosthern Seventh-day Adventist Church worshiped for the last time in their old church in Rosthern. On May 27th the members bade farewell to the church building that had served them well for 43 years. On Sunday May 28th the members came together to move all of the contents […]

By |June 15th, 2017|ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Partner with Camp Whitesand

Camp Whitesand is one of the most successful evangelistic outreaches in our conference. Almost 40% of attendees are non-Christian, yet last year over 50% of attendees accepted Jesus and 1 in 5 decided to be baptized. Here’s two ways Camp Whitesand seeks your partnership in ministry this year.

Join the Camp Prayer Warrior team. – It’s […]

By |June 15th, 2017|ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

InTune Music & Arts Festival 2017

Red River Valley Junior Academy (RRVJA) hosted the 2nd Annual In-Tune Music & Arts Festival on May 31-June 3. Students from across the entire conference descended on Winnipeg to play instruments, sing, learn new skills and make new friends. They enjoyed some time in the park Sabbath afternoon and had evening social and concert.

Photos: Josue […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Institutions, ManSask Conference, News, Schools|0 Comments

Love is the key to Health

Lifestyle Canada Director Jonathan Zita

“People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.” At the April 28-30 Health Ministries  “Go Light Your World” Retreat in Regina with Jonathan Zita, this was a repeated, foundational concept he emphasized. True love must be our foundation of ANY ministry […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Health Ministry, ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Educational Assistant Opportunity

The Seventh-day Adventist Christian School in Saskatoon is growing and is hiring an Educational Assistant. This half-time position is perfect for anyone who is flexible working with Kindergarten-aged children, as well as all ages one-on-one or in small groups.  If you are an Adventist with an Educational Assistant certification and have assistant teaching experience please  send your […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Employment, ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

IMPACT Winnipeg – Bible Instructor Training Recap

Impact Winnipeg.

Imagine if this phrase became as trendy as ‘selfie’ or ‘bff’? That’s why the build up has already begun.

Under the direction of Pastor Elmer Manzanares, Impact Winnipeg’s inaugural event was in February 2017. Events and training will be ongoing, leading up to the main event in November 2018. But Impact Winnipeg doesn’t end after […]

By |May 17th, 2017|Impact Winnipeg 2018, ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Challenge Accepted

SEEDS Conference Report

Over 33% of the 120 attendees of the recent SEEDS Church Planting and Soul-Winning Conference in Regina on April 21-22, responded to God’s call to pursue church planting.

11 people indicated interest in leading a new church plant, 18 want to be part of a new plant, 5 are willing to explore relocating for […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Coaching for Christ

Pastors Meetings Report

A Pastor’s role is a crucial but often difficult one. On April 20-23, the Man-Sask Conference held Pastors Meetings designed to provide a break for fellowship, ongoing training and exchange of ideas. These meetings book-ended the SEEDS Church Planting Conference to enable Pastors to attend those important meetings as well.

God has laid an […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Sharing the Beauty

Manitoba Women’s Ministries Conference

The rainy-snowy weather at the Manitoba Women’s Conference did not dampen the spirits of over 100 women who met in Winnipeg at the West Park SDA Church and Holiday Inn West on April 21st and 22nd.  It was a special time for God’s daughters to deepen their faith and experience spiritual growth […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|ManSask Conference, News, Women's Ministry|0 Comments

Doubling Attendance: Clearing the Air for Worship

Vision Statement #8
“Double the number of churches in our mission territory, double attendance.”

 

Let’s look at the 2nd of the 7 areas we will explore to increase attendance. Remember the reason we are eager to double our attendance; it is because we will be connecting twice as many people on a weekly basis to Jesus!
Atmosphere/Programming
Have you ever visited […]

By |April 12th, 2017|ManSask Conference, Mission & Vision, News|0 Comments

New Family Ministries Director

Our conference has a new Family Ministries Director. Meet Debbie Ashworth!

“I live in Regina and attend Hill Avenue Seventh-Day Adventist Church with my family.  My husband, Jeremy and I have been married for 18 years and have three children; Ava, Morgan and Jake.  My daughters attend Curtis-Horne Christian School and Jake will attend kindergarten there in the fall.

When […]

By |April 12th, 2017|ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Camp Whitesand Registration Open

Register your children for Camp Whitesand by April 30 to receive a free gift!

Adventure Camp – July 18-23 (ages 7-9)

Junior Camp 1 – July 23-30 (age 10-13)

Junior Camp 2 – July 30-Aug 6 (ages 10-13)

Youth Camp – Aug 6-13 (ages 14-17).

REGISTER at www.campwhitesand.com

MORE INFO: Camp Director Sandra Wall 306 244 9700 | swall@mansaskadventist.ca

By |April 12th, 2017|ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Calling All Musicians

Hello Church family of the Manitoba Saskatchewan Conference. My how time flies!!

Once again God has given us another wonderful year to carry out His will for His people. And once again we are deep into the thrust of preparing for Camp Meeting. In just three short months we will once again meet and greet our brothers […]

By |April 12th, 2017|Camp Meeting, Camp Meeting News, ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Farewell to The Potts

Potts Moving to Pastor in Alberta
Dr. Jeff Potts, Executive Secretary of the Manitoba-Saskatchewan (Man-Sask) Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, has accepted a call to be the Senior Pastor of the College Heights Seventh-day Adventist Church on the campus of Burman University in College Heights, Alberta.

“We’re excited to go but we’re sad to leave,” says Pastor Potts. […]

By |April 12th, 2017|ManSask Conference, News|0 Comments

Doubling Attendance: Infrastructure

Vision Statement #8
“Double the number of churches in our mission territory, double attendance.”

 

Let’s look at the first of the seven areas we will explore to increase attendance. Remember the reason we are eager to double our attendance; it is because we will be connecting twice as many people on a weekly basis to Jesus!
What Would […]

By |April 12th, 2017|ManSask Conference, Mission & Vision, News|0 Comments

EQUIP WINNIPEG 2017

Join the Movement: Total Member Involvement
TMI EQUIP EVENTS 2017EQUIP Winnipeg – May 27, 2017       EQUIP Regina – October 21, 2017

Total Member Involvement is a full-scale, world-church evangelistic thrust that involves every member, every church, every administrative entity, every type of public, personal and institutional outreach ministry. Total Member Involvement is dedicated to […]

The Worst Reason to Grow Your Church

Vision Statement #8
“Double the number of churches in our mission territory, double attendance.”

 

For the next few Mission notes we will explore the potentially best way to grow the church.  Untapped in so many ways!
A “Lightless Lighthouse”
One time in a conference far, far away from Central Canada I was visiting with a small church. In the […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|ManSask Conference, Mission & Vision, News|0 Comments

Small Church Network

The Conference Board of Directors voted on Mar 11 to initiate a new “Small Church Network” to to better serve smaller, isolated, lay-led congregations in Man-Sask.
The idea is to assign a pastor to coordinate and provide pastoral support for congregations in the Small Church Network. We envision this would involve sharing sermons and many other […]

IMPACT Winnipeg Lay Bible Instructor Training