Holiday Bible Weeks: "Ministry to Body, Soul, and Spirit"
Introduction and FAQ
Registration begins January 15, 2014!
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During the months of July and August, Capernwray offers seven week-long conferences designed to provide an opportunity for each one to come to be refreshed in body, soul & spirit by the Lord Jesus Christ through solid, practical Bible teaching amidst a holiday setting.
          
Six of these weeks are geared towards families, couples and adults attending on their own, while one week has been set aside specifically by Capernwray for ministry to grown-ups.

Guests will enjoy a holiday like no other as they experience Christ-centered devotionals & teaching from guest & resident lecturers, a myriad of recreational activity options & special events, a palate-pleasing menu as well as comfortable accommodations & excellently maintained property facilities & grounds. The Capernwray Staff aims to impart a quality of service in which all guests will come to know Jesus Christ as Lord & Life.

Parents can be assured that their children will be well cared for, both physically & spiritually by competant and caring Capernwray Staff, as they participate in the teen & children ministry programmes offered each week. Each age group will receive age-appropriate Bible teaching along with stimulating games, music, crafts & outdoor adventures while the adults are in session during the mornings and evenings.

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Holiday Bible Week afternoons, for both adults and youth alike, are filled with outdoor pursuit options such as waterskiing, surfing, ocean kayaking, the climbing tower, beach volleyball and island boat tours. Guests may choose to take time to reflect on the beauty of God's Creation with an afternoon stroll through the forest trails, returning to cool off in the shade of our ocean view patios with a refreshing treat from the snack shop.

The Holiday Bible Weeks have become an annual highlight for so many, with families & individuals returning year after year. Come and experience an unforgettable, Christ-centred holiday at Capernwray this summer!

Holiday Bible Weeks Frequently Asked Questions

Capernwray  guests enjoy swimming

When does the conference start and finish?

Check in will begin at 1:00 pm on Sunday. Guest are welcome to arrive on any of the afternoon ferry sailings from Chemainus to Thetis Island in time for a 6:00 pm supper. The conference concludes on Friday in time for guests to board a 1:10 pm or 2:50 pm ferry sailing from Thetis Island back to Chemainus.

What do I need to bring with me for the conference?
Please remember to pack:
a. towels (full bed linen provided)
b. Bible & notebook
c. Clothing for rain or shine
d. Personal Toiletries
e. Sunscreen, Bug Spray, Afterbite
f. Flashlight
g. Portable play pen or crib (for infant use in accommodations)
h. Sleeping Bag for TEEN camp out

How far is Capernwray from the ferry dock on Thetis Island?

Capernwray is situated immediately north (left) of the BC Ferries dock on Thetis Island. Parking is available on the Capernwray property. Please plan your travels in advance as July & August is peak season for BC Ferries. Additional travel information will be sent with your confirmation of registration.

 

Where will I stay during the conference?

There are several different types of accommodation on the property where guests can stay. There are fully-winterized cottages which sleep 4 - 8 persons. Eight of these cottages have their own washrooms while seven of the cottages share a washroom building.

 

Capernwray is a Thetis Island peak experience

Preedy Lodge is another accommodation on the property which is a dormitory-style accommodation with rooms sleeping 4 - 6 persons. Preedy Lodge has multiple washroom/shower facilities and a comfortable lounge for guest use as well as an outdoor ocean view patio.


The third option for accommodation is one of our 5 Guest Suites located in our Main Hall building. These suites sleep 2-3 persons and have their own ensuite or shared bathroom. Each room provides a range of amenities including coffee maker and towels. Please note there is an additional cost to the conference fee to stay in a Guest Suite.

Can I make an accommodation request?

We will do our utmost to fufill your accommodation requests where possible. Accommodation is pre-assigned prior to arrival by the Conference Registrar taking into consideration the number of persons per family unit, the ages & number of children and any medical, physical or other needs present.

Capernwray Harbour Holiday Bible Weeks

How can I register?

Registrations will be accepted on and after the posted registration start date. Registrations can be mailed in accommpanied with the specified deposit in the form of a cheque, money order or credit card number with expiry date. Telephone or fax registrations are accepted with a credit card to be used as the method of payment for the deposit. Capernwray accepts Visa or Mastercard. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable should a cancellation occur.

Are pets allowed at Capernwray ?

To ensure the comfort and safety of all guests of Capernwray , we do not permit guest pets on the property or in any of the accommodations or facilities. We are happy to recommend a canine bed & breakfast & kennel service in the town of Chemainus to you.

 

What type of programmes will there be for my children?

Parents can be assured that their children will be well cared for, both physically & spiritually by competant and caring Capernwray Staff, as they participate in the teen & children ministry programmes offered each week. Each age group will receive age-appropriate Bible teaching along with stimulating games, music, crafts & outdoor adventures while the adults are in session during the mornings and evenings. *Please see the sample Holiday Bible Week schedule for the structure and timings of the week.

 

Fun for All Ages
HOLIDAY BIBLE
WEEKS  2014

WEEK 1 JULY 6 —11
Capernwray lecturer
JOHN
Stephen
Thiessen

Stephen shows how John's Gospel gives account to the "attesting signs" Jesus performed, as sustainer to the hungry and Resurrection Life to the spiritually dead.

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WEEK 2 JULY 13 —18
Capernwray lecturer
ECCLESIA-
STES
Richard
Dahlstrom

Through the study of Ecclesiastes, Richard offers a way through the noise of our daily flurry of activity so that we can find meaning, joy, and satisfaction.

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WEEK 3 JULY 20 — 25
Capernwray lecturer
ACTS
Bruce
Campbell

Bruce leads us in a study of Acts, where Luke writes of dramatic transform-
ation and amazing examples of Resurrected living.

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WEEK 4 JUL 27 — AUG 1
Capernwray lecturer
OBADIAH
Bruce
Campbell

Bruce reveals how the prophecy of Obadiah gives insight to God’s priority of heart toward truth and obedience.

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WEEK 5 AUG 3 — AUG 8
Capernwray lecturer
2 CORIN-
THIANS
Chris
Thomas

Chris shows how Paul opens his heart and becomes vulnerable to reveal the sufficiency of Christ in the midst of his weakness and suffering.

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WEEK 6 AUGUST 10 —15
Capernwray Harbour lecturer
LAW OF
MOSES
Jacques &
Sharon
Gabizon

These classes will give us insight into both the Law of the Christ and the Mosaic Law, viewing their purpose & jurisdiction, and the overlap between the two.

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WEEK 7 AUGUST 17 —22
Capernwray Harbour lecturer
PROVERBS
Charlie
Fordham

A week of contem-
plative wisdom of God found in the book of Proverbs! Pause from "rushing life" to contemplate Truths which are of eternal value for everyday living.

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