EFC Update Newsletter November 14

14 November 2023

New Podcast: Ephraim Radner on Assisted Dying 

Ephraim Radner, professor emeritus of historical theology at Wycliffe College, visited the Faith Today Podcast to discuss assisted dying with host Bill Fledderus. Listen in to hear how Radner understands death as an inevitable part of life yet thinks Christians should oppose medically assisted dying. 

Your Participation on MAiD Issue Is Making a Difference

Your efforts to reach your MP and raise awareness on MAiD are making a difference, shown by a recent Angus Reid poll and close vote in the House of Commons. MPs are still able to stop, delay or impose tighter limits on MAiD for mental illness before March 2024. Please consider signing and circulating a petition to stop MAID for mental illness. See the EFC's new petition and other resources at

Praying Together: A Christian Response to the War in Ukraine 

This Thursday join The Canadian Council of Churches, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and the Peace & Reconciliation Network for an hour of online prayer about the war in Ukraine. Starts at 8 p.m. Eastern. Find more details and the link to join at 

Women and the Maritime Baptist Missions Movement 

Historian Robert Wilson explains how aid societies pioneered in the 1870s by Maria Norris of Nova Scotia supported female missionaries and funded international outreach. His contribution to our History Lesson column is at   

Coming Events at

→ Adoption and Fostering Awareness Month, November 
→ Praying Together: A Christian Response to the War in Ukraine (CCCC, EFC, PRN), online, Nov. 16     
→ That You May Know: Encountering God in Exodus: A Women's Conference (The Gospel Coalition), Scarborough, Nov. 16-18 
→ Ignite Prayer Summit (EFC, NHOP, PRN, BGEA, VC), Vancouver, Nov. 17 
→ Youth Worker Conference (YWC), Moncton, Nov. 17-18  
→ Share the Light: Equipping Canadian Leaders for Ministry with Newcomers (Lausanne, SIM, OMF, Love New Canadians and more), online, Nov. 18    
→ Gospel Music Industry Hub Café (GMI Hub), Mississauga/online, Nov. 20 
→ Understanding Generation Alpha, Those Born 2010-2024 (Alpha Canada), online, Nov. 22 
→ Stories of Transformation in Canada (Transform Our World Canada), online, Nov. 28