Volunteer Reflections on Towne Party

Our family started attending McKenzie Towne Church last September. We had decided to make the move from the church that we had been at for over 15 years to MTC where our kids could get connected with other youth their age. I decided that after attending MTC for a...

At the Core of Towne Party

Towne Party is all about McKenzie Towne Church serving our local community together as the church body. The two core components of this event are: – Serving the local community – being the church to those outside our walls and inviting them to connect with us....

Why Towne Party Matters

When we look at our mission as the Church, we are forced to look outside of ourselves. We are surrounded by neighbours, friends and co-workers who don’t know Jesus. We know that we are given the opportunity to share the Good News with those around us, but sometimes it...

Pain-Shaped Heart

A few weeks ago I discovered a song by All Sons & Daughters that I hadn’t heard yet. The song is called “Wake Up” from their “Season One” album, and the first line of the verse is: “we have seen the pain that shaped our hearts.” This line really struck...

The True Reward of Discipleship

25 Large crowds were travelling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: 26 “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, even their own life—such a person cannot be my disciple. 27 And whoever does not carry...

NO RAGRETS – not even a single letter

When I was in junior high, I used to hang out at the library after school until my mom came to pick me up. A group of cool kids also hung out in the library, in the magazine section – which was the balcony above where I would sit. Once, as an excuse to talk to...