This is a network of volunteer and professional leaders who are called to serve children, youth and families in the Pacific Mountain Region, of the United Church of Canada
The Children & Family Ministry Network provides educational and training opportunities through workshops and the Inspire Conference.
The network is developing a Certificate of Children, Youth and Family Ministry in conjunction with the PMR youth and young adult ministry and in partnership with The Vancouver School of Theology.
The vision for the work of the Coordinator of Education for Children’s & Family Ministries is that there will be a well-trained and supported network of people, both professional and volunteer, engaged in children’s and family ministries in BC Conference.
To support, equip and train leaders for relevant and engaged ministry with children, youth and families.
With the closure of the Capilano United Church congregation and subsequent sale of its property in 2015, a joint committee of former congregation members, Vancouver-Burrard Presbytery, and BC Conference met to develop a plan for the use of the sale assets.