WHAT IS FAITHFEST?
A Congregational Renewal Event
Are you ready for a spiritual pick me up?
Join us for an inspiring Pentecost weekend featuring workshops for the rejuvenation of your body, mind, and spirit, community renewal activities, worship, children and youth programming and so much more!
Rumoured to be the "best staycation ever!" this is one church retreat you don't want to miss.
Bishop Yvette Flunder Lead Minister, City of Refuge
Bishop Yvette Flunder is a native San Franciscan and third generation preacher with roots in the Church of God in Christ. Bishop Flunder is an ordained minister of the United Church of Christ and holds both masters and doctorate degrees in Ministry from the Pacific School of Religion and the San Francisco Theological Seminary, respectively. In 2003, she was appointed Presiding Bishop of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries, a multi-denominational coalition of over 56 churches and faith-based organizations from all over the world.
Rev. Dr. John Pentland Lead Minister, Hillhurst United
John Pentland has been the Lead Minister at Hillhurst since September of 2005, where he is passionate about making connections between religion or spirituality and living a meaningful life. With one foot in the church, and one in the community, he believes that what we do at Highlands United Church should impact and support all areas of our life.
Funding in part for this event was provided by a grant from the William Naylor Trust Fund of the United Church of Canada Foundation and from the Provision Fund of the Vancouver Burrard Presbytery. Thank you also to the many, many people who volunteered time and resources to make this weekend happen.