During the COVID-19 crisis, you may be struggling, like many, with an uncertain financial situation from the loss of income. I am very sensitive to this and do not want to ask you to give financially beyond your ability during these trying times. Thank you for standing with us and supporting us with your prayers.

“I’m absolutely convinced that nothing—nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable or unthinkable—absolutely nothing can get between us and God’s love because of the way that Jesus our Master has embraced us.”

Rom. 8:37-39

These words of assurance from Paul to the Church in Rome, give me comfort in these challenging times. For all Canadians, COVID-19 has been an unprecedented disruption to our lives. Like you, questions fly through my head each day. How will our world be different after the dust has settled from this global crisis? Will people be less selfish and consumer-driven? Will we be a kinder, more tolerant and forgiving society?

We are all anxious to see what our world will look like after this global crisis. But the question we must ask is how we can continue living as resurrection people during this time of unprecedented need. How can we continue caring for the world’s vulnerable who are disproportionately impacted by this pandemic?

I am writing to you today to ask you to consider supporting a special COVID-19 fund for those who are most at-risk due to this global crisis. Funds raised will allow our staff and partners around the world to help equip local churches who are on the very frontline of care for the most vulnerable.

Our Field Staff and partners are witnessing brokenness that is hard for us to even fathom. Here are just a few things they are reporting:

  • Women in Bolivia are experiencing horrifically high rates of spousal abuse during this time of social isolation.
  • In India, pastors are being beaten by police for daring to venture out to offer care for their church members.
  • In refugee camps around the world, large-scale humanitarian aid has come to a halt as medical professionals have stopped attending to the needs of the sick and dying. The mass spread of the virus is imminent because social distancing is impossible.
  • Children in Rwanda and the D.R. Congo are not eating the one nutritious meal they usually would because their schools have closed.
  • Subsistence farmers in many countries are going hungry because they cannot leave their homes to attend to their fields.

As we move ahead through the uncertain times of COVID-19, Christian care and compassion are needed now more than ever in communities all over the world. Our global partners are ready to offer emergency aid. CBM plays a significant part in the Baptist Forum for Aid and Development, a global Baptist relief network. Together, we are poised to engage in several large-scale ($200+K) humanitarian relief initiatives, including within the Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon.

But we need you to help make this happen.

We have a choice today: Embrace fear and uncertainty or embrace hope and healing in a broken world. This troubling time may be the greatest opportunity for us to demonstrate compassionate engagement with the most vulnerable. Together we can show the world that God’s Church does not stop, even amid a pandemic. I pray that he will ignite in His Church in Canada an unprecedented fervor to care for the needs of those who are suffering most.

Your donation today to the COVID-19 fund will allow CBM to respond to the many requests we are receiving from our global partners to help prevent and alleviate suffering. As much as you are able, please respond generously. If you cannot support us financially, but wish to be part of this effort, we are counting on your ongoing prayer support for the work that is being done.

We will make it through these troubling times in the coming months. I pray God will keep you safe and well. Together, we can embrace hope and healing because Christ our Master has already embraced us!

Thank you for your ongoing partnership with CBM.

In faithful partnership and service,

Terry Smith
Terry SmithExecutive Director

Call us

905.821.3533

Or Donate Online

We know that recovery from COVID-19 will take a long and sustained effort. If you are able, would you please consider supporting CBM’s efforts by becoming a monthly donor? Large or small, ongoing recurring gifts help us to be more effective in planning and responding to needs. Monthly donations are the best way to ensure your gifts make the most immediate impact.

A Good News Story!

During the total shutdown in Wuhan, China, Christian churches were undeterred in caring for their neighbours. In this megacity of 11 million people, and in the surrounding area, a pastor loaded up the back of his vehicle with hygiene material, medical supplies and food. He drove door to door, offering help to the most needy. Many people gave their lives to Christ and accepted him as a result. A newspaper reported that although the virus had been isolated, the church’s love for its community could not be isolated.

May the same be said of us in this time, that our love could not be isolated even during this pandemic.

*Names have been changed. In the event a particular project or program is oversubscribed or where local conditions prevent implementation, CBM will redirect your donation to where it is needed most. Tax receipts will be issued for donations of $10 or more. Annual tax receipt sent at year-end. Charitable Registration Number: 10684 3436 RR001

During the COVID-19 crisis, you may be struggling, like many, with an uncertain financial situation from the loss of income. I am very sensitive to this and do not want to ask you to give financially beyond your ability during these trying times. Thank you for standing with us and supporting us with your prayers.

Call us

905.821.3533

Or Donate Online

We know that recovery from COVID-19 will take a long and sustained effort. If you are able, would you please consider supporting CBM’s efforts by becoming a monthly donor? Large or small, ongoing recurring gifts help us to be more effective in planning and responding to needs. Monthly donations are the best way to ensure your gifts make the most immediate impact.

“I’m absolutely convinced that nothing—nothing living or dead, angelic or demonic, today or tomorrow, high or low, thinkable or unthinkable—absolutely nothing can get between us and God’s love because of the way that Jesus our Master has embraced us.”

Rom. 8:37-39

These words of assurance from Paul to the Church in Rome, give me comfort in these challenging times. For all Canadians, COVID-19 has been an unprecedented disruption to our lives. Like you, questions fly through my head each day. How will our world be different after the dust has settled from this global crisis? Will people be less selfish and consumer-driven? Will we be a kinder, more tolerant and forgiving society?

We are all anxious to see what our world will look like after this global crisis. But the question we must ask is how we can continue living as resurrection people during this time of unprecedented need. How can we continue caring for the world’s vulnerable who are disproportionately impacted by this pandemic?

I am writing to you today to ask you to consider supporting a special COVID-19 fund for those who are most at-risk due to this global crisis. Funds raised will allow our staff and partners around the world to help equip local churches who are on the very frontline of care for the most vulnerable.

Our Field Staff and partners are witnessing brokenness that is hard for us to even fathom. Here are just a few things they are reporting:

  • Women in Bolivia are experiencing horrifically high rates of spousal abuse during this time of social isolation.
  • In India, pastors are being beaten by police for daring to venture out to offer care for their church members.
  • In refugee camps around the world, large-scale humanitarian aid has come to a halt as medical professionals have stopped attending to the needs of the sick and dying. The mass spread of the virus is imminent because social distancing is impossible.
  • Children in Rwanda and the D.R. Congo are not eating the one nutritious meal they usually would because their schools have closed.
  • Subsistence farmers in many countries are going hungry because they cannot leave their homes to attend to their fields.

As we move ahead through the uncertain times of COVID-19, Christian care and compassion are needed now more than ever in communities all over the world. Our global partners are ready to offer emergency aid. CBM plays a significant part in the Baptist Forum for Aid and Development, a global Baptist relief network. Together, we are poised to engage in several large-scale ($200+K) humanitarian relief initiatives, including within the Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon.

But we need you to help make this happen.

We have a choice today: Embrace fear and uncertainty or embrace hope and healing in a broken world. This troubling time may be the greatest opportunity for us to demonstrate compassionate engagement with the most vulnerable. Together we can show the world that God’s Church does not stop, even amid a pandemic. I pray that he will ignite in His Church in Canada an unprecedented fervor to care for the needs of those who are suffering most.

Your donation today to the COVID-19 fund will allow CBM to respond to the many requests we are receiving from our global partners to help prevent and alleviate suffering. As much as you are able, please respond generously. If you cannot support us financially, but wish to be part of this effort, we are counting on your ongoing prayer support for the work that is being done.

We will make it through these troubling times in the coming months. I pray God will keep you safe and well. Together, we can embrace hope and healing because Christ our Master has already embraced us!

Thank you for your ongoing partnership with CBM.

In faithful partnership and service,

Terry Smith
Terry SmithExecutive Director

A Good News Story!

During the total shutdown in Wuhan, China, Christian churches were undeterred in caring for their neighbours. In this megacity of 11 million people, and in the surrounding area, a pastor loaded up the back of his vehicle with hygiene material, medical supplies and food. He drove door to door, offering help to the most needy. Many people gave their lives to Christ and accepted him as a result. A newspaper reported that although the virus had been isolated, the church’s love for its community could not be isolated.

May the same be said of us in this time, that our love could not be isolated even during this pandemic.

*Names have been changed. In the event a particular project or program is oversubscribed or where local conditions prevent implementation, CBM will redirect your donation to where it is needed most. Tax receipts will be issued for donations of $10 or more. Annual tax receipt sent at year-end. Charitable Registration Number: 10684 3436 RR001