Friday, March 14, 2014
Canada's only Punjabi-Catholic church throws open its doors
Released by pastor Rehan Garstin, Punjabi Masihi Church
Singing at the Punjab Masihi Church last Sunday. Below, dignitaries pose for a photo.
e are pleased to announce that “Punjabi Masihi Church” Celebrated the opening of their New Church Building.
Dignitaries and government officials from Federal, Provincial and Local government and many honorable guests attended the colorful ceremony last Sunday.
Hon. Nina Grewal MP, Hon. Minister Peter Fassbender MLA, Hon. Bruce Ralston MLA, Coun Barinder Rosade, Deputy Mayor of Surrey Mr Bruce Hayne, Hon. Harry Bains MLA, Hon. Marvin Hunt MLA, Hon. Sue Hammell MLA, Hon. Shuja Alam Council General of Pakistan and Hon. Ravi Shankar Aisola Council General of India were among other guests who spoke.
Hon. Dave Wells General Superintendent (PAOC) performed the ceremony and unveiled the plaque to dedicate the building, Hon. Ken Russell District Superintendent of (PAOC) spoke about the need and use of God’s Temple
Punjabi Masihi Church is a multicultural body of believers who are committed to help the community.
We cater to the Multicultural Ethnic Diversity and will bridge the generational divide in the community with programs covering children, youth, young adults, adults, and the seniors. We also reach to the social and spiritual needs in the community through programs geared to families and individuals battling challenges in physical, economical, and spiritual realms of life.
This is the first Punjabi Christian Church building of its kind in Canada. We look forward to continuing our great relationships and partnerships with our communities, praying and working for the health of our cities in the Lower Mainland, praying for wisdom for the Officials at the local, provincial and federal governments and for the Great Nation of Canada.
Our services are held in Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi and English, and we are serving people from various nations such as India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Fiji, and Canada.
For more information about Punjabi Masihi Church programs, services and prayers, please call us at 604 590 2032, or 604 339 5248 or email here.
The Church is located at 14488 72nd Ave., Surrey.
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