Canvas Church in Victoria, BC

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Distinctive Practices

We cultivate intimacy with God through: (Psalm 27:4)

  • Engaging daily in times of personal worship in the Word, prayer, and daily surrender.  (Romans 12:1-2)

We build Biblical community by modeling Acts 2:42-47 by:

  • Being devoted to the Word, prayer, “the fellowship”, and “the breaking of bread”
  • Meeting the needs of those in need
  • Eating and spending time together, enjoying the people in our faith family
  • Gathering to worship God
  • Anticipating being in awe of God, having a spirit of oneness, and seeing people trust Christ as their Lord and Savior

We serve as door holders for our city by being: (Mark 10:45)

  • Grace Fueled and Not Guilt Driven (Eph. 2:1-10)
  • Jesus Focused (Hebrews 12:2)
  • Others First (Phil. 2:1-11)
  • Humility Marked (James 4:6)
  • Best Offered (Colossians 3:17)

We share our story of what Jesus has done in our lives by: (Luke 19:10)

  • Sharing with our friends what Jesus has done in our lives and what He is doing in our lives.
  • Asking God to open the hearts of our friends to the Gospel
  • Joining the Father in what He is doing in the lives of our friends

We develop and send out leaders by: (II Timothy 2:2, Acts 13:1-4)

  • Inviting one to two apprentices to shadow us in ministry
  • Teaching them core leadership competencies

We celebrate and embrace families through:

  • Providing resources and environments to encourage and equip children and parents to live out the Gospel (Ephesians 6:1-4)
  • Guiding couples to experience fullness in their marriage relationship by: trusting God, hurrying home, celebrating their differences, cultivating communication, nurturing romance, and finishing strong (Ephesians 5:22-33)