Posts by Paul Backhurst

Posts by Paul Backhurst

Re-Opening Plan

Phase One: • Reopening Date: Tuesday June 2 at 7pm – Bible Study/Prayer Meeting – in main Sanctuary. Thereafter, the usual services are to be held on the Lord’s Day at :10am for the Adult Bible Class, 11am for Morning Worship, and 6pm for the Evening Service. The pre-evening service time of prayer will be held in the Sanctuary from 5.30 to 5.50pm. •…

Online Gospel Mission

Calgary Free Presbyterian Church is holding its first online Gospel Outreach, next week – every evening @ 7pm (Mountain Time), on our Facebook page:’re welcome to join us live, or at a later time.

Services Cancelled

Dear Congregation and Friends, The North American Presbytery has advised all Sessions to consider cancelling ALL public services for the foreseeable future, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Session of Calgary FPC has just met together this evening, and, having taken advice from the local Board of Deacons, the decision was indeed taken to cancel all services. This…


No doubt, you have heard much about the Coronavirus, and the respiratory disease it can cause – COVID-19. It is a cause of concern to many, and rightly so to those whose immune system is weak or compromised, for example, the elderly. Even those with so-called metabolic syndrome (diabetes, cardio-vascular disease, hypertension, artherosclerosis, etc) appear to run a…