7 February, 2019 Special Reports and Newsletters

Bloom Where You are Planted: Philip Koning

On October 15, 2018, Philip Koning was presented with the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers by Legislative Assembly of Alberta Speaker Robert Warner and Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Lois Mitchel. The Sovereign Medal is the highest award for voluntee...

23 October, 2018 Special Reports and Newsletters

Bloom Where You are Planted: Dirk and Mary Kos

It is a great privilege for us, Dirk and Mary Kos, to share a part of our life with you that has made a tremendous impact on us....

26 January, 2018 Special Reports and Newsletters

Bloom Where You are Planted: Jim’s Honduras Mission Trip

From Jan 10 – 18, I was one of a group of ten that mixed concrete and helped build latrines and pila’s (water storage) and developed relationships in Honduras. The trip was sponsored by West End Christian Reformed Church, Edmonton and supported by Wo...

21 December, 2017 Special Reports and Newsletters

Bloom Where You are Planted: Rick Abma: Neighbourhood Life

After 19 years as a youth pastor and with the encouragement of family and friends, Rick Abma took a leap of faith about three years ago and became a full time missionary to his neighbours in Lacombe Alberta....

9 November, 2017 Special Reports and Newsletters

Bloom Where You are Planted: Sea-to-Sea: Frank de Boer & Ted Schenk

Frank de Boer and Ted Schenk, two Lighthouse Financial and IPC Investment Corporation clients, decided to bike 7,000 km from Sea-to-Sea (Pacific to Atlantic) for nine weeks and two days this summer....

11 May, 2017 Special Reports and Newsletters

Bloom Where You are Planted: Lady Flower Gardens

Located adjacent to the North Saskatchewan River in Northeast Edmonton's Horse Hill Area, Lady Flower Gardens (LFG) has a 75-acre old growth forest, a large insulated yurt used for community events, and a 5-acre community garden....

10 May, 2017 Special Reports and Newsletters

Bloom Where You are Planted: Jerome Cupido

In 2001, Jerome Cupido was asked to be part of feasibility study between Kenyan cattle farmers and CRWRC (now World Renew) and the Northern Alberta Diaconal Conference (NADC)....

1 December, 2016 Special Reports and Newsletters

Bloom Where You are Planted: George & Toni Fernhout

For the past 12 years, the Fernhout’s have served with World Renew anywhere from 3 months to 2 and 1/2 year assignments in areas of the world that have experienced natural or man-made disasters from Pakistan to Haiti....