Connections & Affiliations

First Baptist Church seeks to partner with organizations both locally and globally. On communion Sundays, we take up a special offering to support the work of their organizations. The partner organizations include:

Denominational Affiliations

Canadian Baptists of Western Canada

cbwc.ca
A Christ-centred community of churches. We have a 3-fold purpose: Inviting Faith. Acting in Mercy. Cultivating Leaders.

Canadian Baptist Ministries

cbmin.org
A global mission organization committed to sharing God’s love through word and deed.

Local

Cornerstone Counselling Centre

cornerstonecounselling.com
Cornerstone is a not-for-profit agency that provides professional counselling services to individuals, families, couples, teens, and children. At Cornerstone, we understand that sometimes life can be a struggle, and we believe that all those who need help, irrespective of faith, race, gender, lifestyle, or financial ability should have access to counselling and mental health care. Our team of Certified Counsellors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Registered Psychologists are committed to offering excellent services in a compassionate and accepting atmosphere. To ensure counselling services are affordable, we offer fee subsidies based upon financial need.

E4C

e4calberta.org
A non-profit, charitable organization that has been working for almost 50 years to help vulnerable people here and now.

Edmonton Ebenezer Karen Baptist Church

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FBC Edmonton is also home to the Karen Baptist community in Edmonton.

Mustard Seed Street Church

theseed.ca
A ministry helping meet the basic needs of shelter, food, clothing and acceptance for men and women experiencing poverty, and working with them to find sustainable housing and employment.

Regional

Gull Lake Centre

gulllakecentre.ca
Gull Lake Centre creates space to connect: space for campers to connect with Christ and with each other, space for bible studies to connect with God and their church, and space for volunteers to connect with the spirit a safe place can offer.

Healing at the Wounding Place

redclover.ca
Catalyzing right, just and whole relationships between the church and First Peoples in Canada. Jodi Spargur is leading the work of Healing at the Wounding Place based out of Grandview Calvary Baptist Church looking to engage people of faith and indigenous communities in walking into whole, healing and just relationships.

Navigators

navigators.ca
The Navigators of Canada is part of a global network of Navigator ministries serving in more than 100 countries. We are a movement of people dedicated to following Jesus by living out Jesus’ teaching to love God and love others.

Our aim is to develop apprentices, or what Jesus called ‘disciples,’ who will in turn mentor others in the path of Christian discipleship.

Wycliffe Canada

wycliffe.ca
Linking the Canadian Church with the world’s minority language groups, to see community transformation through Bible translation, use of translated Scriptures, mother-tongue literacy and education.

Global

Community of Interdisciplinary Theological Studies (CETI)

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A FBC partnership with David and Suzannah Nacho facilitated through Canadian Baptist Ministries. David and Suzannah serve with CBM in Latin America. They are based in Costa Rica where they work with CETI (Community of Interdisciplinary Theological Studies). CETI provides students a missional understanding of the church and tools to live out integral discipleship through work, family and society.