Brian and Becky Wiebe began planting a new church in the Promontory area of Chilliwack in December 2000 and had their first public event on Christmas Eve with 130 in attendance. The public launch of the church was on 11 March 2001 and held their charter service two months later, on 3 May, with 31 charter members. The congregation joined the British Columbia Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches in May 2001. Other Mennonite Brethren churches in Chilliwack supported the church plant financially and with core support couples. By 2008 the congregation had a membership of 190 and an average weekly attendance of 600.
BC Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches Directory 2001/02 & Annual Convention Minutes, May 4 & 5, 2001. Abbotsford, BC: BC Conference of MB Churches, 2001.
Mennonite Brethren Herald (8 June 2001): http://old.mbherald.com/40-12/news-1.html (accessed 11 December 2009); (16 December 2005): http://www.mbherald.com/44/17/transitions.en.html (accessed 11 December 2009).
Mailing Address: Box 2512 Sardis Stn Main, Chilliwack, BC V2R 1A8
Location: Promontory Heights Elementary School, 46200 Stoneview Drive, Chilliwack, BC
Website: Promontory Community Church
Promontory Community Church Ministers
Promontory Community Church Membership
|Author(s)||Richard D Thiessen|
|Date Published||November 2010|
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Thiessen, Richard D. "Promontory Ministries (Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. November 2010. Web. 11 Mar 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Promontory_Ministries_(Chilliwack,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=84209.
Thiessen, Richard D. (November 2010). Promontory Ministries (Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 11 March 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Promontory_Ministries_(Chilliwack,_British_Columbia,_Canada)&oldid=84209.
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