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What You’ll Find at Brentwood

People come together in this space of grace to celebrate, consider, connect, and contribute.

We are a community of Christians that welcomes those who share a passion for nourishing each other to flourish in the grace of Jesus Christ.

We celebrate through worship, consider through learning, connect through fellowship, and contribute through service.

We are a diverse group, representative in many ways of the rapidly-growing neighbourhood of North Burnaby.

Everyone is welcome to stay for a light lunch every Sunday.

We promise to provide a rich experience in the Christian faith that will support you in being the blessing that God has called you to be in the world.

That experience comes through our practice of the disciplines that have sustained and stimulated Christian communities from New Testament times:

•    Worship – encounters with God in music, prayers, readings, and reflections
•    Learning – education that explores living abundantly in the grace of Jesus Christ
•    Fellowship – belonging that energizes delightful living through the Holy Spirit
•    Service – taking all of these gifts from God into the world in order to be a blessing

Our various gatherings at the church inspire and equip us to carry God’s kindness and generosity out into a world that is longing for the kind of reform and resilience that Jesus Christ preached and practiced.

Explore this site to find out more about us.  Then join us on Sunday morning or Wednesday evening for worship, or on a Friday night when we do Bible study, or at one of our events, to see how we deliver on our promise to nourish you to flourish in the grace of Jesus Christ.

Sermon Archives

Sermons are serious attempts to uncover the pervasive presence and positive power of God in the world.  Christians trust in and are loyal to a God who saved the world in Jesus Christ and is finishing off that redemption through the work of the Holy Spirit.  We pray that these sermons will provoke in you a faithful response to the unconditional love of God to which they intend to witness.  Please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Fraser with any comments or questions.

 

Memorize & Ponder

Each week we memorize and ponder the sermon text to deepen our connection with what the Holy Spirit is teaching us about Christian discipleship today through this passage of Scripture.  We invite you to join us in this discipline.

Memorize and Ponder Archives

This coming Sunday, Apr 30, we welcome the Rev Cal MacLeod from Gordon Presbyterian Church in Burnaby as part of the regular round of pulpit exchanges among the Collaborating Churches of New West and Burnaby (Gordon Presbyterian, St. Aidan’s Presbyterian, Knox Presbyterian, and Brentwood),

 

Jazz Evensong Reflections

 

May 3 – Maya Rae & Friends

Jazz Evensong at Brentwood is highlighted in an article in Church for Vancouver.

Full article here.

 

Socks for Souls Count for 2017

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Click on the picture to read a great feature in the Vancouver Province and the Vancouver Sun on Will Clarke, who coordinates our Socks for Souls program.

 

Our Next Benefit Concert

 

July 10-14, 2017 –  9AM – 4PM

July 24-28, 2017 –  9AM – 4PM

Aug 14-18, 2017 –  9AM – 4PM

 

How Can the Sanctuary Serve You?

A space of grace for the community


We want you to use our space of grace for your performances, workshops, consultations, and events.  Take a look at the kinds of things that are happening here, what various people are saying about the space, imagine what you might do in this space, and contact us to find out more about our very reasonable rates and our supportive hospitality.”  Then link to the Sanctuary page and here is new text for that page below the Zerebeski picture after you’ve taken out the second ‘The Sanctuary in Brentwood’ title.  I think we only need one at the top.  “The space is intimate and welcoming.  The acoustics are warm and clear.  The equipment is professional-grade.  We’ve worked hard at making our sanctuary a space where the community can come and present or explore what matters most to people.  We had musical performances, benefit concerts, workshops, community consultations, and meetings of all kinds here.  Get in touch with us and find out how our space can serve you.  Here’s what some folks have said about it.

 

Brian’s Book of the Month

Click on the picture to find short reviews of conversations that our minister is having with a wide range of authors.  This will give you a sense of the influences that are continually reforming Brian’s understand of the Christian faith.

Our Minister’s Other Work

 

Brian Fraser ministers with Brentwood half-time.  His other vocation is Jazzthink, a consulting and coaching service that works with nonprofits and churches to provoke the energy of their VIBE, often using the wit, wisdom, and workings of jazz.  To find out more about this, click on the logo.

Socks for Souls is a service project where we collect socks for those cared for by First United Church in the Downtown Eastside.