An Update from the Elders & Board
As you know, Pastor Steve passed away on June 29, and as a church and as
individuals, we continue to grieve the loss of our pastor and our friend.
Now we are aware that you may be anxious about the future of our church, what are the
next steps, and who will become our new pastor.
First of all, the leadership of the church is working on interim measures, and continue to
work with the PAOC leadership to provide possible alternatives. We all know that our
church is in good hands.
As a result of the generosity and kindness, we do have a solution to our temporary
situation, with Pastor Darren Godfrey stepping in to provide guidance and leadership to
the church, and will be the pastor of BFC during this interim time period.
As we outlined last week, the most plausible alternatives, involves the shifting of our
service times, away from our typical Sunday Morning 10am service. This is to
accommodate Pastor Darren, as he's pastoring full time in a church in Port Perry. We
want to thank Pastor Darren for his gratitude and his heart of wanting to help and give
during this time.
This transition will take place in just a few short weeks. You will be seeing social media
updates (Facebook and other updates) that reflect this same message, so please stay
tuned with us on social media, and our BFC.life page.
So starting in August, on August 4th BFC services will shift to 4pm.
In addition, the Board and Elders will soon appoint members to the Pastoral Search
Committee, to fill the permanent position of pastor at Bayview Family Church. We ask
that you support them with your confidence and prayers.
As we begin this transition process the Board and Elders ask commitments of each of
you to enter into times of fasting and prayer during the process.
God bless you as we blend our hearts in unity.