LOCATION  207 Lawrence St.
Porcupine, ON

MAILING  c/o Harmony House 
#122- 4858 Highway 101 E.
Porcupine, ON P0N 1K0
(705) 235-3532

BFA Annual Christmas Banquet Arrives! December 16, 2009
Over 70 Enjoy Christmas Banquet!
Great Whale Youth Missions Trip! July 19, 2009
Youth Return from Mission Trip After a fourteen hour journey by air and road, youth from The Open End Youth Centre finally arrived back from a ten day mission trip to Kuujjuaraapik, QC. It was a trip filled with many personal surprises....
Of Basketballs and Bibles! July 6, 2009
"From Addiction to Adoption" June 19, 2009
This past Friday, June 19th Bible Fellowship Assembly and The Open End Youth Centre hosted an evening of music and drama.
Busy Weekend! June 14, 2009
"It seems that our meetings are usually very quiet, or just everything happens all at once!" This was one BFA member's sentiment as they recounted the activities of the weekend of June 13/14, 2009.
Men of BFA Host Son Rise Breakfast! April 12, 2009
This past Sunday saw the several of the men of BFA cooking!
Resurrection Sunday! April 12, 2009
Easter Sunday at Bible Fellowship Assembly.
Good Friday Service April 10, 2009
Approximately fifty came out and enjoyed a time of quiet reflection this Good Friday past.

Of Basketballs and Bibles!

July 6, 2009

This past Sunday, (July 5, 2009) BFA was visited by the Short Term Mission from Leesville, Louisiana. David McConathy shared at the Family Bible Hour: “Facing the Storms of Life” from Matt 14: 22-33. David reminded us that the disciples were toiling with a “contrary wind”. He pointed out that even in life’s difficulties (when even the wind is against you!) the Lord is still watching and praying for you. It was “at the fourth watch” i.e. “during the darkest hour,” that Jesus came to the disciples on the water. The younger student members of the team joined the Youth Class at BFA, while the remaining joined in for the morning worship.

Then, on Mon-Friday the Leesville members, BFA members and Open End Youth workers teamed up to provide an Upward Basketball Camp held at Northern College between 1-3 pm. Not only did the students learn teamwork, respect for authority and sportsmanship, but they also learned and practiced key essentials for basketball. Feet pounded the court as teams raced back and forth in spirited competition. Fouls and penalties, along with some pretty decent shooting made this practice game time a highlight of the camp. There were approximately 25 participants in this outreach activity.

In the evening at the Open End Youth Centre, BFA and Open End members and the Leesville Team worked cooperatively to provide a Vacation Bible School from 6-8 pm. This outreach combined games, treats, crafts and a good helping of God’s Word as the participants learned about the Ten Commandments. There were approximately 18 students in attendance by Wednesday learning what it means to “Honour your father and mother”.

BFA is grateful for the spirited ministry, enthusiasm and creativity that the Leesville Team brought to the North and more particular to the Porcupine. May God continue to bless each of their individual and collective efforts for Him! A big thanks you to all that came north, and to their support church in Louisiana who actively prayed and supported their ministry.

Upward Basketball Camp-VBS

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