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Monday to Saturday: Ministering in Your Workplace

  • Westminster Abbey 34224 Dewdney Trunk Road Mission, BC, V2V 6Y4 Canada (map)

A weekend of teaching, prayer and contemplation at Westminster Abbey on the theology and spirituality of influence. Each participant will have a private room with ensuite, linens and five meals included. Cost is $250 CAD ($200 USD) per person which includes five meals and two nights in a private room with ensuite.

We will explore the theology, dynamics and practice of being a pastor in the workplace. More than chaplaincy—doing ministerial church activities in the workplace—students will explore multiple dimensions of caring for whole persons in their workplaces. We will also engage people with personal formation essential for ministering in a challenging context.

This course is for: (1) Church pastors who intend to extend ministry to the members in the marketplace; (2) Business owners/executives and employees who intend to develop a pastoring ministry in their workplace; (3) Members of the people of God who intend to pursue a role as marketplace pastors in their workplace or through their jobs/workplace.

The Westminster Abbey location. This is a Benedictine monastery in Mission, BC and each participant will have a private room with an ensuite bath. There are a few double rooms and spouses are welcome. The pace of the course will be teaching followed by prayer and reflection. 

Presenters: R. Paul Stevens, Chairman of the Institute for Marketplace Transformation, and Guests including some of the following:

  • David Sayson, President of IMT, CEO of JustAquaponics;

  • Damon Mak, Director of Communications, IMT, Technical Fellow at Allscripts International Healthcare Technology;

  • Wilson Chan, Tentmaking Pastor (Richmond Grace MB Church), Electrical Engineer with Roy Campbell Ltd. and adjunct lecturer, Alliance Bible Seminary;

  • Byron Lambert, Senior Research Fellows, Abbott Vascular R&D, CA;

  • Chun Wei Huang, Beifang International Education Group in Vancouver, Regent College;

  • Frances Lee, Founder and Board Chair, CEO Global, Hong Kong;

  • Matthias Hoehne, Germany, Chemical engineer, Regent College;

  • Mark Lim, Financial Services, Vancouver;

  • Jimmy Yu, Software Engineering manager, health care, CA; Bill Palmer, Business Consulting, Washington State;

  • Thomas Choi, Mechanical Engineer, Korean Pastor, Vancouver

Topics Covered (with prayer and personal reflection between):

  • On Being a Worldly Pastor

  • Workplace Ministry

  • Secularization

  • Prophets, Priests, and Princes in the Workplace

  • The Spirituality of Influence

  • Christian Ministry to Not-yet-Christians

  • Mentoring one-on-one

  • Ministry and Spirituality

  • Sustaining Marketplace Ministry

  • Kingdom Mission in the Marketplace

Space is limited and will be first come first served.

If you have further questions, email for more information.