Volunteer Stewardship Campaign Chair Needed

The Finance & Administration (F&A) Committee is looking for a volunteer for Stewardship Campaign Chair to lead the 2017 Stewardship Campaign. It involves at most a 4 hour/week commitment from September 15th to November 15th (two months) as there are experienced resources in both the Finance Office and on the F&A Committee who will be assisting with the campaign. Should you be interested or want to find out more about this role, please contact Katya in the Finance Office at 250-388-5188 ext. 224.

Getting to Know You: Name Tags
Name tags

We are all so pleased to be welcoming our new minister IVY THOMAS in September. Let us all help Ivy get to know us by wearing our name tags.


We will be taking orders on the 4 Sundays in August, just outside the Doreene McLeod Room starting at 10:00 am. The suggested contribution to cover the cost of the name tags is $10 cash or cheque. For those with limited income, any contribution including no contribution is appreciated.

Hygeine Items Needed for OPS

This summer has seen a dramatic increase in individuals accessing our hygiene area for showers and summer clothing.  Through your generosity we can continue to provide the following products to those in need:

  • Shampoo and Conditioner Disposable razors
  • Skin Cream
  • Soaps/Body Wash Deodorants
  • Tooth Paste
  • Tooth Brushes
  • Medicated Foot Powders
  • Plastic combs
  • Men’s and Women’s summer clothing
  • Men’s and Women’s shoes especially runners
  • Bath Towels & Face cloths
  • Women’s Sanitary Products
  • Band aids

These items can be dropped off at our Main Reception at 919 Pandora Avenue. Thank you for your continued support of Our Place Society.

 First Met Summer Hours in Effect

Building Hours: 

Monday-Thursday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thurs. Sept 1st:10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Monday & Thursday PM: 5:45 pm – 9:30 pm
Fridays: Closed in July, Aug & Sept. 1 (except for Aug. 6 & 12)
Sundays: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Closed Statuatory Holidays:  (July 1, Aug. 1, Sept. 5)

Office Hours
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thurs. Sept 1st: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Closed Fridays: July, August & Sept. 1

2015 Annual Report 
2015 Annual Report

The First Met 2015 Annual Report is now available for download.  Print copies are available from the church office.

Intentional Interim Minister Announced
Ivy Thomas, Intentional Interim Minister

Ivy Thomas will start at First Met as the Intentional Interim Minister on September 1 2016 for a 2 year term. She is an Ordained minister and is currently a BC Conference Minister for the Kamloops–Okanagan Presbytery. She will help us begin a new chapter on our journey through this time of transition.

2016 Summer Newsletter Now Available
First Met 2016 Summer Newsletter

The First Met 2016 Summer Newsletter is now available!  Enjoy special messages from Tammy Lindahl and Allan Saunders as well as updates on the Our Place shelter and the Minister Review.  Be sure to keep up to date up to date on what is happening throughout the Summer.  Printed versions are available from the church office.

Download: 2016 Summer Newsletter (1.5 Mb PDF) ➤