Land across from NLC rezoned for new church development

Must Read

New cases of COVID-19 reported for both City and County of Grande Prairie

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - Alberta Health Services is reporting, as of Wednesday, two additional cases of COVID-19 for both...

Bear sighted within Fort St John near Toboggan Hill park

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John is advising residents of bear sightings within the...

85 new COVID-19 confirmed across BC, four more in Northern Health Region

VICTORIA, B.C. – 85 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the province, bringing the total to 4,196, as...
Avatar
Erica Fisher

Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.

Matt Loewen, a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, says it has owned the property since 1980 and with celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, it needs more space.

“At this time we’re running out of room in our existing facility downtown so we’re looking for another building to expand,” he explains.

The currently undeveloped land would be turned into a church with a capacity for 800 seats, as well as classrooms, a banquet hall, gymnasium and office. Loewen emphasizes that the church was the building to available for use by the whole community.

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM


“It’s not just for members of the church. It’ll be open to be used for members of the community in whichever way is feasible.”

He points to weddings, youth gatherings, seniors socializing and Northern Lights College study space as possibilities.

The plans for the building are still rough, but the plan is to create an “attractive piece of real estate” with lots of green space, that will be a welcoming entrance into the city from the north. Loewen also says there will be ample parking for all users.

More Articles Like This