Holiday Bible Weeks: "Ministry to Body, Soul, and Spirit"
Introduction and FAQ
Registration begins January 14, 2015!
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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.

Capernwray Harbour

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 dock

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)

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. Twelve of these cottages have their own washrooms while three share a washroom building with gender separated facilities.

 

Capernwray is a Thetis Island boating 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  2015

WEEK 1 JULY 5 —10
Capernwray lecturer
2 CHRON-
ICLES
Clayton
Dougan

Join Clayton to learn what is involved in the joyful worship of the Lord Jesus and to enjoy the presence of Almighty God & the enrichment He brings.

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WEEK 2 JULY 12 —17
Capernwray lecturer
NUMBERS
Charlie
McCall

Charlie explores a book of amazing stories that begins and ends with numbers BUT it's about the One who counts, the Lord Jesus! God is faithful & can be counted on.

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WEEK 3 JULY 19 —24
Capernwray lecturer
GENESIS
Jacques &
Sharon
Gabizon

Sin & Redemption. Genesis & beginnings. Sin's nature and HOW to overcome it! Who are these "faith giants": Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph...

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WEEK 4 JUL 26 —31
Capernwray lecturer
EZRA &
NEHEMIAH
Chris &
Bonnie
Thomas

Chris and Bonnie show us how God gives men and women fresh vision and directs those who dare to trust Him obediently, the joy of seeing revival and change.

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WEEK 5 AUG 2 —7
Capernwray lecturer
JOB
Wayne
Lee

Wayne gives us insights into how Job is not primarily about suffering...and is more about faith and what becomes of it through suffering...

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WEEK 6 AUGUST 9 —14
Capernwray Harbour lecturer
JOSHUA
Bruce
Campbell

Discover Joshua: a Man of Faith for all situations! Mentored by Moses. General of Armies. In rebellious times, a Man of Peace...

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WEEK 7 AUGUST 16 —21
Capernwray Harbour lecturer
DEUTER–
ONOMY
Bruce
Campbell

Bruce shows us how Deuteronomy, the most quoted book of the Torah in the New Testament, provides definition of the Law which leads to Grace.

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