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posted by Kris Martens November 16, 2017
Mary Webb Harries Memorial // Nov 24

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Please join us in commemorating the life & writings of Mary Webb Harries.  

Memorial Service & poetry reading held on Friday, Nov 24 @ 11:30am
Reality Church Vancouver (808 E 19th Ave)

Lunch Reception to follow.

All who knew & loved Mary are welcome to share a meal and some memories.   

Poetry booklets available at the reception.

posted by Kris Martens November 08, 2017
FEATURED RESOURCE // The Apprenticeship Lab

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Join us this Fall at the Lab // a 6-week workshop equipping folks for small-group, same-gender, apprenticeship & spiritual formation.  Learn how to handle the Word and practice the Way of Jesus.

Starts November 9 @ 7:30pm


posted by Kris Martens November 08, 2017
Journey Discipleship Course // 2018

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Register soon for the Journey Discipleship Course // a comprehensive course that incorporates prayer, providing in-depth discipleship and spiritual care with the goal of helping individuals experience JEsus in their relatioships, sexuality and identity.  

Next course runs Tuesday nights: January - May 2018.

For an application and information:

p. 604.301.1470


posted by Kris Martens November 07, 2017
Prayer Training & Practice // Sunday Nights

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Practice the way of Jesus through the rhythms of prayer.  Allow your spiritual relationship to grow in depth & joy as you abide in Christ and spend time with His Spirit.  

Training, practicing and encountering God through prayer each Sunday night this Fall.  

7-8:30pm @ the chapel

posted by Kris Martens October 26, 2017
FEATURED CLASS // mission+members

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Join us Sunday, November 5 for our next Mission, Members & Baptism class.

Who's it for?

  • anyone interested in the history, values & culture of Reality church
  • anyone interested in moving from an attender to a family member  
  • anyone considering the responsibilities & privilege of becoming a Covenant Member
  • anyone considering baptism

1 - 2:30pm - Lunch included.

posted by Kris Martens October 06, 2017
FEATURED ARTICLE // give thanks

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…they received their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.
Acts 2:46-47

This weekend Canadians celebrate thanksgiving, an officially secular holiday but one echoing a distinct mark of the Christian life:  a thankful heart.   Only by grace can our thanksgiving be disconnected from our circumstances, current events, the unsettling violence & chaos of the world.  We are a thankful people not because our life on earth has been greatly improved (though it has), but because our eternal lives have been immeasurably transformed... 


posted by Kris Martens October 06, 2017
RealityGO // Meetup groups

Looking for friendship and a place to connect.  Join the RealityGO meetup group.

Activities posted online & coordinated by the RealityGOteam.


  • Oct 15 // Brittania Mines
  • Oct 27 // Rend Collective Concert (GladTidings)
  • Nov 11 // Chor Leoni Remembrance Day performance
  • Dec 16 // Lion, Witch & Wardrobe theatre production

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posted by Kris Martens October 05, 2017
Missionary Updates // Berlin & Nicaragua

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Fall 2017 update from Projekt:Kirche - Berlin church plant with Joe, Joelle & Ellie Gebhardt.  

DOWNLOAD a PDF copy or pick-up one from the Connect Corner on Sunday.  Please keep this family and their church & neighbours they serve, in your prayers.  God is up to great work in the city of Berlin and former east Germany!

To support the Gebhardt's financially, consider doing so ONLINE (designate Berlin Church Plant) or with this DONATION FORM (pdf)


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Tess serving in Nicaragua with MCC / S.A.L.T.

Find out how to pray and support her HERE

posted by Kris Martens September 27, 2017
Monday Morning Moms & Tots

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New Group for Moms & Tots
Monday mornings from 9-11am @ the Chapel

Hosted & facilitated by Vicki Unger


posted by Kris Martens September 27, 2017
Reality Youth // Sunday nights

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Youth from grades 7 through 12 are invited to join us Sunday nights for a dinner, some discussion, good times and good news.  

Hosted at the Martens' home. 

5:30pm - 7:30pm Sunday nights

Check out the Reality Youth site for dates & details of upcoming events

posted by Kris Martens September 27, 2017
Autumn Community Groups // a place to belong

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Join a Community Group this season.  Either on Sundays or contact leaders & hosts directly. 

Nights & Neighbourhoods listed online
There's a place for you.