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Mennonite Brethren HeraldVolume 46, No. 10October 2007
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Church postpones service for run

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“Join us. AM – Terry Fox Run; 6:30 PM – regular service,” read the sign. For the second year in a row, Chilliwack, B.C.’s Broadway MB Church cancelled its regular morning service to encourage members to participate in the Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research on Sept. 16. Many Broadway members, sporting “Team Broadway Church” t-shirts, ran, walked, or helped with registration and way station duties. Then, on Sunday evening, they sat in pews.

Terry Fox Run

Terry Fox Run

Photo: Jan McMaster

Lead pastor Gary Simpson said the church family, like many others, has had its share of cancer afflictions. “We decided that as a church we needed to take our place alongside everyone else fighting this terrible disease.”

The appearance of so many participants from the church has had a considerable impact in the community, said Simpson. “They realize these people really do care!”

Barrie McMaster

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