Sunday a.m.  – Orion Evangelical Free Church (Orion, AB)

Sunday p.m. – Bow Island Community Church (Bow Island, AB)

Event: April 10 - southern Alberta

#151 March 2016 News & Notes

    Around the world, the celebration of our Saviour’s resurrection is taking place.  Praise the Lord! As the old hymn writer said “because He lives, I can face tomorrow….”  We have hope because He lives Christ has Risen! John & Leanne Meanwhile this past month….. “This summer is different – I’m not sure what […]

2016 03 Ministry News

  As part of our ministry here in Canada we are connecting with different SEND ministries, and sharing stories of what God is doing around the world.  I will be occasionally be sharing those here with you. Christ has Risen! A story from the Philippines… Tara* was the last patient before the doctors took a […]

#150 February 2016 News & Notes

“Now, how much do you think that is worth?  Back in Russia, in 1771 it was worth 5 kopek (cents).  But that is a pretty big coin for 5 cents.  Think about carrying a few of those in your pocket…” I met these guys at MissionsFest Vancouver.  They are looking at a copper/brass coin that […]

# 149 Nov 2015 Paetkau News & Notes

There is the saying “silence is golden”.  Well, when you are in ministry, that isn’t always the case, especially when you are missionaries with a team that should be communicated with.  You might say, silence is a black hole – all mystery and no answers.  With that, I apologize for the black hole of communication […]

John will be on campus @ Millar College in Pambrum.  Speaking in chapel Wed, Nov 18

Date: November 17, 2015—November 19, 2015
Event: Millar College of the Bible - Pambrum, SK

John will be in the lower mainland visiting churches, schools and individuals

Date: November 10, 2015—November 13, 2015
Event: Ministry - Vancouver BC & Lower Mainland area

A quick explanation of John’s ministry role here in Canada

Here is an overview of what I do as a missions facilitator and mobilizer here in Canada I am part of the SEND Canada ministry team, serving as a missions facilitator in western Canada. What does that mean?  In a nutshell, helping people, churches and organizations  follow God’s calling in the area of ministering cross […]

# 148 July 2015 Paetkau News & Notes

  It‘s camp ministry season again.  We are thankful for the opportunities that God has given to us this summer to be involved in camp ministries as a family – albeit a bit scattered around       Lanae is serving her second summer at Brightwood Ranch Camp located west of Edmonton, AB.  She is […]

# 147 Summer Paetkau News & Notes

This is our first summer since 1997 which we have not either been in Ukraine or getting ready to go back to Ukraine.  So things are a bit different….. Ministry in Maine….. In June John was the main speaker at a missions conference in southern Maine. The pastor had served in Sumy years ago on […]