Tag: neighbourhoods

Vancouver Consultation: Focus groups undergird City Summit

The Vancouver Consultation kicked off in January and February by bringing together pastors and non-profit executives into nine focus groups based on which part of the City of Vancouver they ministered in.   Out of the 309 congregations and 122…

Faithful Presence: Join Alan Hirsch and Forge leaders

“Forge Canada serves the church by evoking missional conversation, equipping churches to join God on mission and then helping to establish multiplying missional Christian communities in neighbourhoods across Canada.” So says Cam Roxburgh, national director of Forge Canada and team…

Darrell Guder brings unique insights to Centre for Missional Leadership

If Darrell Guder didn’t invent the terms ‘missional’ and ‘missional church,’ he was certainly there when the terms were coined. In 1998, he edited Missional Church, which introduced the terms to the North American church. Now they are omnipresent, claimed…

Vancouver neighbourhoods: Marpole

Marpole is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Vancouver. Historically a moderate-income neighbourhood, it continues to be a convenient initial landing ground for new immigrants. The SkyTrain Canada Line and three bridges (Arthur Laing, Oak Street, Marpole Railway) make Marpole…

Vancouver neighbourhoods: Kerrisdale

Over the next several months we will offer profiles of each of Vancouver’s 22 areas (and UBC). Kerrisdale is a very comfortable neighbourhood with many well-treed streets, featuring a mix of newer and older houses as well as a sizeable…

Vancouver neighbourhoods: Fairview

Fairview faces Vancouver’s downtown core across False Creek, and is linked to it by the Burrard, Granville and Cambie Street bridges. It is a very densely populated neighbourhood, featuring mostly low-rise apartments and condos. Out of 18,505 occupied private dwellings, only…