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Village Green welcomes Grady and Britt Fleming!

Exciting News to Share:  At Village Green we are now entering into a 3rd generation of those connecting in the area of Missions.  Reg and Marita Campbell were members of VG and Marita served on the Missions Committee.  Their daughter, Kathyrn and Rob Fleming are partnership missionaries serving in Japan.  Their son, Grady and his wife, have been approved to serve in the Philippines.  Grady and Britt will be teaching high school at the Christian Academy in Manila for two…

Speaking HOPE to the World

Village Green Community Church supports the ministry of Transworld Radio Canada (TWR Canada) Women of Hope. Every few months we receive a report on the ministry and Johnathan Griffiths as he supports Dr. Peggy Banks and her vision to reach and disciple women around the word. TWR Canada has been supporting this Dr. Banks, ministry for over 20 years and they continue to be actively engaged today, especially in Africa. This is report highlighting some of the projects and the…

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

This month leading up to Christmas has been filled with some challenges, Covid-19 scares, and joyful celebrations. Despite all the hard parts, we are still extremely grateful for another year filled with God’s faithfulness. Oliver is continuing to grow and is pretty much an Energizer bunny…he just keeps going and going. It’s hilarious, exhausting, and beautiful all at once. His parents are exhausted, but that’s kind of the gig, right? We will try and keep this update brief and, as…

Rob and Kathryn Fleming Update

Our return to Japan was planned for early May (Now!), but with a state of emergency declared by the Japanese Government until May 31, it seems best to continue “sheltering in place” here in Waterloo until international travel is deemed safe by both Canadian and Japanese authorities. We are encouraged to have been able to be a part of Grady and Brittany’s Zoom wedding in April and have been able to add an extra month to our apartment lease here…

Missions Dates and Updates

Nov. 10 – Morning Service- Jacob Paul will be sharing about work in Armenia and specifically about El Nido Nov. 15 – Informal gathering at Village Green Community Church at 7:00 p.m. (lower level). Join us to hear more details of the Paul Ministry from Jacob and Leidy Paul Nov. 17, 24, Dec. 1 – The Missions Committee would invite you to donate onesies and sleepers (sizes 0-3 months) for use in El Nido. If you wish to make a…

This Pilgrim’s Progress…

I currently work with International students at the University of Calgary and with Undergraduate students at Olds college in Olds, AB, and have been co-directing an InterVarsity ministry internship this year. Please read on for a bunch of reasons this has been one of the most rewarding years of my 16 years with InterVarsity… Community A large part of my role this year has been to co-direct a ministry internship and as part of this to live in community with…

Update from Rob and Kathryn Fleming

Greetings today from Rob and Kathryn.Just another day for most of us…March 11.8 years ago, our lives were changed, as were many lives in northeastern Japan.Our life was literally turned upside down.Today Kathryn remembered a devotional she read hours before the triple disaster hit our neighbourhood. She read this at about 8 AM on 3/11. Our lives changed at 2:46 PM, that same day.Many have said that Japanese have become more spiritually sensitive, and many have come to Christ because…

Rob and Kathryn Fleming

Warmest early Christmas greetings our friends:                                                Winter, 2018 Tokyo Christmas doesn’t really “Deck the Halls” for us in a country where less than 0.5% of the people identify as followers of Jesus. But that doesn’t stop the holiday sales! As in Canada, as soon as Halloween has mercifully faded away, selling in the name of Santa is…