Welcome to the Canadian Association for Baptist Freedoms!

We seek to be a safe and welcoming environment in which Baptists can share all concerns and points of view without fear of being marginalised.

The CABF is a Canada-wide fellowship composed of both individuals and Churches. Currently, our member Churches are located in Nova Scotia and Ontario, but we are open to receiving new members from any province or territory - click here for details.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

 

2021 AGM - October 2 at 1 pm

The 2021 CABF Annual General Meeting will be held via Zoom Conference Call at 1:00 pm Atlantic Daylight Time on Saturday, October 2nd. This will be an ON-LINE ONLY event. Click here to launch Zoom meeting.

There is no registration fee for the AGM. However, if you wish to vote and participate in the business meeting, your membership must be current. Your 2021 Membership fee of $20 should be sent by regular mail to the Treasurer, David Allen, or by e-Transfer to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For links to the Committee reports click here.

Notices

Fall Assembly Rescheduled

CABF Council has rescheduled the Fall Assembly and 50th Anniversary Celebration originally planned for October 1st and 2nd to June 3rd and 4th of 2022 due to Covid-19 concerns

2021 Vincent Rushton Memorial Lecture

RevDrLewisLandscape 2The 2021 Vincent Rushton Memorial Lecture was delivered by Acadia University Chaplain Rev. Dr. MarjorieLewis via Zoom on June 5. Click here to watch a recording of the event on YouTube.

50th Anniversary Lapel Pins

Anniversary Lapel PinLapel pins to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of ABF/CABF are available from the Treasurer at a cost of $10 each and can be obtained by sending an e-Transfer to cabftreasurer at gmail dot com (you know how to write that as an email address) and adding a name and mailing address in the “add a message” section of the e-Transfer or sending your request and a cheque to the Treasurer.
 

Gathering News

On Saturday, April 24, 150 participants gathered on Zoom for the Spring meeting of the Gathering of Baptists to be encouraged to consider making our churches " A BiggeBox of Crayons " big enough to fully include our LGBTQ+ sisters and brothers. Cal Malena, was the keynote speaker, and Anne Smith, Rachel Brooks, and John Boyd joined moderator David Ogilvie as a panel to discuss how their churches navigated processes that led to them to become "welcoming and affirming." The session was recorded and is available on the Gathering's YouTube channel here.

Updates

 

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You can donate to CABF through CanadaHelps.org - click on the image above. You will receive an immediate charitable receipt and your gift will be transferred to CABF.

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CABF FALL 2021 Bulletin Cover

Here is the latest edition of the CABF Bulletin! Click here or on the picture to start reading!

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2021 means Dues are Due! CABF Individual Membership is on a calendar year basis, so dues are due at the beginning of the year. To make things easier for us, our intrepid Treasurer, David Allen, has made arrangements for e-transfers directly to the CABF bank account. By using your own on-line banking e-transfer service to send your $20 to cabftreasurer at gmail.com you will save time, and a stamp!

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