Looking to get Connected?

We try to provide many opportunities outside of our Sunday gathering for you to get connected with other believers. Take a look at the ministries at Calvary Temple and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Missions at Calvary Temple

Local and International Missions is a big part of the life of Calvary Temple. Our vision is to reach beyond the walls of our church and make an impact on our world in practical and spiritual ways. Some ways that we serve in our local community and countries around the world is by looking after the poor, orphans, and people in crisis. We are blessed to support pastors and global workers at home and overseas, as well as help with practical projects like building orphan houses, rehab centers, and other building projects. Allow me to introduce you to great mission organizations and missionaries all over the world that we have the privilege of partnering with.

Local Missions

Opportunity to Bless

As a church congregation we are determined to never become ingrown. We are blessed to give. We are always happier and most joyful when we give. In fact God made us to be givers. Opportunities to bless are posted and promoted every week so that we as a congregation can be intentional in blessing others. This may mean giving money to a special project, doing an act of kindness, giving time and energy, or giving of our resources.

Crisis Pregnancy Centre, Brandon

Crisis Pregnancy Centre Westman is a non-profit Christian Charitable Organization. Crisis Pregnancy Centre’s purpose is to provide peer counseling, educational, practical and spiritual resources to women and their families during and after pregnancy and to provide educational resources on pregnancy issues to the community. The Crisis Pregnancy Centre Westman is locally organized and a registered charity. They are governed by a board of directors and are affiliated with the Canadian Association of Pregnancy Support Services.

Helping Hands Soup Kitchen, Brandon

Helping Hands Soup Kitchen is a charitable agency that strives to meet the most basic needs of the impoverished citizens of Westman by providing nutritional meals and assistance in a warm and caring atmosphere.

Teen Challenge Women’s Centre, Brandon

Adult & Teen Challenge is a Christian discipleship program aimed at helping people who are struggling with addiction. It was founded in 1958 by the late Rev. David Wilkerson (author of The Cross & The Switchblade). There are now 1400 programs operating 118 countries, including those in Central Canada: Brandon, Winnipeg, Denare Beach & Thunder Bay.

“God is doing incredible things in the lives of the women who come through the doors of our farmhouse in Brandon. Our goal is to see even more women overcome their life-controlling addictions through a relationship with Christ, and we are confident the Lord will do just that in the days ahead. We greatly appreciate the love and support from our Brandon community, as well as the faithful community of churches in Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. We are blessed because of you!” -Rev. Chris & Kim Lowes, Directors

Westman Youth For Christ, Brandon

Youth For Christ began in 1958 in the Westman region, and over time has evolved and matured in its mandate to address the needs of the whole person. YFC is a community organization dedicated to serving young people. YFC addresses social needs, teen issues, physical needs, employment needs, health and well-being, and spiritual needs. YFC assists teens and families move through difficult life situations, assists teens as they mature and develop, and upholds or creates the home environment as needed. Westman Youth For Christ has adopted the vision of "creating a community of Hope, where no young person goes hungry; spiritually, emotionally, physically or relationally".

Wordless Walking Sticks

Wordless Walking Sticks exists to spread the good news of Jesus Christ. The wordless walking sticks have been used to tell the story of salvation at many Fairs and events. Each person getting a walking stick has heard a personal presentation of how to have eternal life. The Bead story has been told to thousands of people. It is effective because of it’s simplicity and clarity.

Global Missions

Canada

Hamiota Church (Cornerstone Family Worship Centre)

Tammy Junghans (Mission Canada Campus Worker)

Horizon College and Seminary

Africa - Pastor Isaac Matendo

We are excited to partner and support Pastor Isaac Matendo’s church back in Africa. While living and studying here in Brandon, Pastor Isaac continues to be a vibrant part of the pastoral team of his home church, and goes back on a yearly basis to continue the work that he and his family pioneered in Lusaka, Zambia.

Israel

The purpose of First Century Foundations is to turn the hearts of believers around the world towards the land and the people of Israel. One of their primary goals is ministering to the many ministries in Israel — Jewish, Arab and International. They provide prayer support and financial support to approximately 70 different ministries in Israel.

Siberia

Ilya Bantseev was born in Novokuznetsk, Siberia. While living in America he met and married his wife Janet. Soon after, they felt the call to return to Novokuznetsk to bring the Gospel to his people. After years of hardship, God has blessed the Bantseev’s ministry and they now have over 1000 attending the church. The church supports several Orphanages and Teen Challenge homes (one for women). They also have several church plants.

Square One World Media

Square One World Media is a team of creative multicultural storytellers who share Jesus Christ and His teachings around the world through media production, broadcasting on over 2000 media outlets worldwide in seven languages: Arabic, English, German, Russian, Spanish, Thai and Ukrainian. “Our mission is to develop, produce, distribute and fundraise for our impactful Christ-centered media content to reach as many people possible”.

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