Entries by Mike Penninga

Easter Weekend @ KGF

We are planning two powerful Good Friday services March 30th, 9am and 11am. These will be a dramatic presentation from our friend Marcel Morneau that you won’t want to miss. It will be appropriate for the whole family, so please make your plans now. Easter Sunday we will have 3 morning services at KGF, 8:30am, […]

Very Positive AGM @ KGF – Here’s What Happened

  Summary of March 2018 AGM for bulletin Last Sunday evening, close to 120 people gathered together in the HUB for our Annual General Meeting. It was an evening where we were able to reflect on the past year and look to what 2018 may bring. Over the course of the evening, many things were […]

Update on Syrian Newcomers to Canada – Bargout Family

The Bargout family has been in Canada for almost ten months and they are thriving in the Kelowna community! We are thrilled that the Bargouts have joined us at KGF for coffee in the hub the past two Sundays. Omar is looking for work and might be taking a roofing course at the end of March. He […]

“The Bridge” by Jason Erickson

“This piece of wood has been sitting in my shop for over a year without purpose, it was cracked down the middle with an open void too big to fill and twisting away from flat. When I reflected on Easter and what doing an art project would look like for me this piece of wood […]

Caleb McAlpine Stepping Down as Worship Ministries Director

Our Music Ministries Director Caleb McAlpine met with the Executive Team (Mike, Levi and Jeanne) Thursday March 1st during which time he submitted his resignation effective March 15th, 2018. We are incredibly sad to see Caleb move away from his role on the team and in our family, but understand the reasoning behind his decision. […]

“RESCUED” Painting by Delora Lalande

Reach down from heaven and rescue me; rescue me from the deep waters. Psalm 144:7 I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you.  I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.  Isaiah 41:10b RESCUED I actually had very little to do with this painting.  God’s hand was all over it!  […]

Gospel Mission Raises $55,000 at Strides to End Homelessness Event

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission’s 7th annual Strides to End Homelessness event was a huge success.  They had 27 teams, 205 walkers and raised $54,776 which was 122% of their $45,000 goal.  KGF Striders had 8 participants and was one of the top teams, raising $7,845 with many donations coming from the KGF church family. The weather was brisk […]

A Rescue Delayed – 2 Minutes with Stacey Gleddiesmith

What happens when your “rescuer” appears delayed? Guest Preacher Stacey Gleddiesmith​ tells a powerful personal story from her childhood that we can all relate to. This 2 minute clip is part of the message People At The Crossroads Part 4 “Two Criminals: When Rescue Seems Impossible”, available online here