June 2017

With the school year coming to an end and summer on the horizon, we pause to reflect back on all this year has brought us. In the September edition of the Update, we asked, What is your deep hope for this year? Perhaps it was to provide a safe and welcoming learning environment for your students. Maybe it was to develop meaningful relationships with staff, students, and parents. Or possibly it was that students would see an aspect of God they had never seen before.

Our deep hope was that you, as an educator, were given and found the strength to lead, the grace to guide, and the hope to thrive in your classroom this year. For all you have given - the countless hours, prayers, frets, and efforts, may you be blessed as you move into a time of personal renewal and refreshment this summer!


To our retiring CEBC members,

CONGRATULATIONS for your many years of faithful service in Christian education. May you look back with fondness, and recognize the many fruits of your labour;

“…Well done, good and faithful servant!...Come and share your master’s happiness!” (Matt. 25:23)

May God use and guide you in new areas of service during your retirement.

Robert Bakker: Abbotsford Christian - 39 years

Brenda Bakker: Abbotsford Christian - 39 years

Eileen Bentley: White Rock Christian Academy - 23 years

Julie Braun: Abbotsford Christian - 15 years

Leslie Dayman: Pacific Christian - 15 years

Anne Elgi: Northside Christian - 18 years

Kerry Endacott: Langley Christian - 15 years

Pat Koepke: Richmond Christian - 17 years

Ena Lanting: Agassiz Christian - 50 years

Diane Mann: Pacific Christian - 21 years

Jerry Scholtens: Credo Christian Elementary - 30 years

Tom Snell: Pacific Christian - 17 years

Koralee Teichroeb: Abbotsford Christian - 16 years

Anne Vander Laan: Abbotsford Christian - 14 years

Henry Vanderveen: Langley Christian - 27 years

Edith Walker: Richmond Christian - 31 years

Su Watson: Richmond Christian - 24 years

Laura Weesies: John Knox Christian - 45 years

Jane Welsh: Langley Christian - 3 years

John Zuidhof: Agassiz Christian - 39 years