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UPDATE:  If you are interested in visiting Missions Fest, be sure to join me, Patrick, at Creme de la Crumb between 9 to 10:30am on Saturday January 30th.  Address is 10-200 Granville Street, just a few blocks from Canada Place where Missions Fest is located. Coffee, tea, scones and other breakfast items will be available. Thank you Ryan and Lydia for opening up your store for us!  

Imagine being in place where you can hear about what God is doing all over the world! 

There is such a place and it is called Missions Fest Vancouver.  Being hosted at Canada Place again this year, Missions Fest will be on the January 29 to 31 weekend.   

We encourage you to drop by Missions Fest for these great reasons:

  1. You will be challenged to think about missions, our Missionary God and our role through all sorts of plenary sessions and more than 100 seminar talks, including Business as Mission and Combating human trafficking in Cambodia.  Click here for online magazine.
  2. You will have a chance to talk to missions leaders from all over the world through more than 250 booths.
  3. It is for all generations; from children, to youth, families, young adults, professionals
  4. Engaging film festival that will features films about the Kingdom of God. Click here to see list of films
  5. Other Tenth people will be there with some sharing including Atesto and Julie Lowe!
  6. Entrance is FREE!  This is a fee for evening youth and young adult rallys – click here.

For those that would like to experience Missions Fest together, Pastor of International Missions, Patrick Elaschuk, will be welcoming people at a coffee shop near to Canada Place at Crème de la Crumb from 9 to 10:30am on Saturday January 30.  Check back for details or contact for more info.  

Make sure you make plans to experience Atesto under the leadership of our Pastor of Student Ministries - Catlin Allen.  

Hope to see you there!

Patrick Elaschuk

PS  A few seminars that the missions team recommends attending are;

  • The Business as Mission track - led by R. Paul Stevens and Rick Goossen Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization
  • Living with Refugees - James Grunau from Journey Home
  • Human Trafficking & Cambodia - Brian McConaghy Ratanak International
  • Islamic Worldview - Richard & Marilyn Schlitt OMF International 
  • Seven Major Missional Challenges in the 21st Century - Jamie Taylor OMF
  • Jesus and Justice - Danielle Strickland Salvation Army