Ethnic Ministries

Ethnic Ministries

There are several different ethnic groups that are based in our church.

German Ministry.The ministry to our German speaking congregation is led by Pastor Rudy Frose. The congregation meets in the sanctuary Sunday morning at 9:30 for the Worship Service. A Bible study is held each Wednesday morning at 10:00. Visitation to members of this fellowship who have special needs is an important part of this ministry. Read more

Arabic Ministry. Pastor Reda Hanna, serving under the BC Conference of MB Churches' Church Planting Board, meets with his congregation in our church each Wednesday evening at 7:00. Supporters are invited to special banquets featuring their ethnic foods. Reports are given relating to ministries to Arabic people. This is a good time for cross-cultural fellowship and developing support. Read more

South Asian Ministry.  For a number of years Salvestina Felix has been sharing the gospel with Punjabi and other south Asian people in Abbotsford. Recently our church accepted her as our missionary to reach this ethnic group. Classes are offered in ESL and basic computer skills. Wednesday evenings at 7:00 the Salt and Light club ministers to children and youth from several different ethnic backgrounds. A Punjabi worship and Bible study service is held each Sunday afternoon at 6:00. There are several special banquets to which South Asian people especially are invited. Salvestina also has a prayer and counselling ministry with individuals from this ethnic group.  Read more