Alumni Mosaic

Mosaic Stories

November 26, 2015

Pastors' Oasis - Renewal for Pastors

by Joana Pinto

Alumni Reverend Denise Easter (MDiv'04) and Reverend Dianna Kunce (MDiv'03) and Regent's former president Rod Wilson and his wife Bev Wilson will be the facilitators of this unique one-year experience designed exclusively to nourish pastors at the deepest levels of their souls. “When pastors embrace the significant l... Read more

April 28, 2015

Neighbourhood Connections

by Sharon Forsyth

For alumna Karen Reed started with a vision of reaching out to her neighbours through a simple pot of soup ... MAKING CONNECTIONS, ONE BLOCK AT A TIMEVancouver Foundation’s grants program proves successful in creating local unityWhen they find out that we at the Vancouver Foundation trust them enough to give them a grant, that is the beginning for many of them. - Lidia Kemeny, Directgor of Grants and Community Initiatives, The Vancouver Foundation.Every Thursday evening last summer, Jim Balakshin loaded up a cart with board games at the Gordon Neighbourhood House in Vancouver’s West End and rolled it up the hill to an outdoor plaza at Davie and Bute. With the help of volunteers, he unloaded the games, spread them out on picnic tables an... Read more

February 24, 2015

Reaching Youth by Innovation

by Andrew Vaughan

Engineering, youth work and the Bible have been significant components of my story for about as long as I can remember. When I was a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Cape Town I remember standing on Table Mountain watching a Boeing 747 come thundering overhead. I said to a friend: ‘One day I’m going to... Read more

January 31, 2014

Alumni Stories: Messy and Marvelous

by Sharon Forsyth

Listening in as our alumni tell their stories, one can't help noticing that there are a lot of messy seasons, mingled with the mundane. But as we keep listening, we come to realize that the messy and the mundane are never the whole story. Miracles are happening. And so we share these alumni stories to get a fresh glim... Read more

November 24, 2009

Regent lads of 1975

by Jim Alimena

Rick Marzolf (MCS 85) sent us down memory lane with this email and image featuring a fetching group of Regent lads: August 31, 2009 Hi Sharon,Just ran across this old photo. I recognize three of the five. Will Soll, Jim Alimena, somebody?, somebody?, Craig Gallaway. Ha! Maybe you can get the rest. They are probably fa... Read more