Articles in Category: SBC Blog

Strong & Courageous

  • By Pastor Del Riemer
Wednesday, 02 August 2017

At Summerland Baptist Church, we find ourselves on the cusp of a new era! We are moving into new leadership (Pastoral and Leadership Board), looking at fresh potential and territory, refocused vision and Kingdom perspective. The book of Joshua, in many ways, parallels where we are at and will provide us with the foundation for wonderful introspection, evaluation, discussion and personal and church growth...

Grad 2017

  • By Katie Grant
Monday, 24 July 2017

Congratulations to all our SBC Grads of 2017! It was a beautiful grad weekend and us at SBC are so proud of the graduates. Cory opened the ceremony with the invocation, and he did a great job! As well as, a big congratulations to Jensen, as she was awarded the Summerland Baptist Church Bursary...

Red Carpet Event 2017

  • By Karen Bond
Monday, 17 July 2017

Ah, the Red Carpet Event for Middle School girls. One of my favourite events of the year that we do for our kids. This year was the second annual event. I know that after last year, there was the immediate thought, “We have to do this again”, and I can tell you that again after this year, we all had that very same thought again...

Simple Obedience

  • Pastor Larry Schram
Monday, 10 July 2017

He was one of the seven men known to be full of the Holy Spirit set aside to serve the needs of widows. When persecution broke out in Jerusalem he went to Samaria where he set the demon possessed free, healed the paralyzed and led people to faith in Christ. His name was Philip and in most church traditions he is simply remembered as Philip the deacon. Then in the middle of that glorious outpouring of God’s Holy Spirit and miracles an angel of the Lord spoke to him and he did what many current leaders today would consider unthinkable. He simply left it all behind...

IMPACT Survivor Wrap Up

  • By Katie Grant
Monday, 03 July 2017

On June 17th we wrapped up a successful school year with our year end IMPACT Middle School Youth Event! This event’s theme: Survivor…

With the current Grade 5’s joining the bunch, it was nothing but chaotic fun!

Free Fall For Africa

  • By Cathleen Loge
Monday, 26 June 2017

You know the saying, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”? Well one of our Senior members is about to take a small step that could lead to a giant leap forward for kids in Tanzania. On July 8, Anne Foster is planning a daring skydiving jump with her daughter and granddaughter to raise funds to equip a Secondary School that has recently been built through fundraising efforts here in the Okanagan Valley...

And the Winner is....

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Congratulations to Trevor and Laceydawn who received the most votes in our Date Night Challenge!

Thanks for re-living your honeymoon in Europe and this time taking us along for the ride. We would like to thank all 8 couples...

Time to Vote!

Thursday, 08 June 2017

Thanks to all 8 couples who rose to the challenge and planned a date night, kept to a $25 budget and were brave enough to share the experience with the rest of us! Some were creative, some exotic, some may have involved some questionable activity... but they all reminded the rest of us of the value and importance of investing in our marriage...

Watoto Ugandan Children`s Choir

  • By Pastor Del Riemer
Monday, 31 July 2017

On Sunday, July 2, a large bus pulled up to the SBC door and out spilled an excited group of Ugandan children, adults, PA equipment, lights, costumes, CD’s, Sponsorship packages and goods to sell. WATOTO had arrived! The afternoon was spent...

The Final Four

  • By Pastor Larry Schram
Thursday, 13 July 2017

The final four.

These will be the final sermons I preach as lead pastor of SBC. I want to encourage and inspire us to continue to Follow Jesus Together; to change lives and families one heart at a time; and to continue to trust that our Lord is in control. I believe we will get there if we grow stronger in: Grace; Faith; Hope; and Love...

The Story of SBC

  • By Amanda Brown
Thursday, 06 July 2017

As Lee mentioned last week, transitions can be hard.

Our church currently finds itself heading into a season of transition, with the news of our senior pastor, Larry, leaving this summer, as well as two beloved children and families staff members, Steph and Tammy, being called on to new opportunities, and even Heidi is leaving...

Mrs. E's Big Adventure

  • By Stephanie Erdt
Thursday, 29 June 2017

Years ago, under the direction of Sue Julien and Pam Borchert, the SBC Children & Families team went through the process of creating a mission statement. We came to follow that we were a team that desired to, "Encourage and equip children and families to learn about and experience the love of God so they will become fully devoted followers of Christ"...

A Taste of Japan

  • Pastor Del Riemer
Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Just 2 weeks ago, Dave Gregory and I returned from a 9 day ministry trip to Japan where I taught 2 courses at the Capernwray Torchbearer Bible School and Dave volunteered in a variety of areas on the School property...

An Update from Tammy

  • By Tammy Van Delft - Children's Director
Monday, 12 June 2017

The Lord has been opening up doors for my family and I want to take a moment to give an update on my recovery over the last few months and to also fill you in our plans going forward...

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