Posts from January 2017

Posts from January 2017

Protect your kids online with KidsWifi

A limitied number of KidsWifi devices are available for purchase on Sunday for the special price of $100 (reg. $129). At Woodside, we want to continue to equip parents with the best tools and teaching to help families thrive, not just survive in today’s changing culture. KidsWifi is a new tool to help protect the kids in your home by setting up their own wireless network that any parent can easily manage. A KidsWifi device filters, monitors and controls all your kids online…

Mbabala Island Team Update #2

(Most of the Mbabala Island team is back in Canada now. This was sent just before they left Zambia.) Lots has transpired since my last message. Last Sunday the whole team was supposed to head to the island, but due to weather only half of us were able to, and even then only by narrowly avoiding being drenched. The rest of the team and supplies made it Monday morning. We spent the week working on construction projects and delivering training…

Artistic opportunity – Easter Festival!

We are seeking all types of creativity (poetry, paintings, sculpture, photography, quilting etc) to create a piece that portrays ‘New Life‘ for an Easter Festival in the Lower Foyer. Please keep in mind that they will be displayed for a couple weeks and also how easy it will be to display. We would like all submissions by March 26. Contact Pat Horst ( for more details.

Mbabala Island Team Update

Saturday. January 14 We had good trip over — a long one, but a good one. We arrived Wednesday morning in Lusaka, travelled halfway to Samfya, and then completed the journey the next day. We stayed Thursday night on the island. Half of us are sleeping in tents, half are in a rented simple house. Few critters around, but it will do. Friday we had a tour of the island, and talked about plans for next week and had a…

Year-End Project Update – Thank you!

Thank you to everyone that supported our 2016 Year-End projects. Over $90,000 was raised which will be so helpful in these 3 areas. The breakdown of the amounts received are as follows: International – Mbabala Island (Zambia), partnering with Bright Hope International Received $40,383 Local – Donna’s Place (Elmira), short-term subsidized housing for missionaries on furlough Received $25,267 Woodside – Fellowship Hall refurbishment Received $24,967