About Partnerships


Southwest Community Church is connected to many partners both locally and globally, working towards mutually transformative relationships with our partners. 


We are currently putting together our recommendation for World Concerns Funding to the Pastoral Team. This will be presented at the June AGM. 

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our recent survey.  

If you have any questions about this process, you may email partnerships@swcc.ca 

Thank you! 

Funded Partners

Impact Ministries

Impact Ministries is growing godly leaders in Guatemala and around the world. Southwest has partnered with Impact since 2001, and we have a special relationship with the Agua de Vida Chijulhá School which Southwest helped build, which we have visited on Impact Trips, and where our current sponsor class attends.


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Treasures of God

Treasures of God teaches us the full meaning behind God's promise that we are "fearfully and wonderfully made," through our partnership, which began in 2020, we support their vision to operate as an orphanage for abandoned children with disabilities in Guatemala, to love, value, and become family to these children!


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Janice & Terry Bowdler

Living in Hawaii, the Bowdler family is living this life adventuring with God. Through their work with Surfing the Nations, they live out their values by facilitating life-changing training programs and global outreach trips, combining a passion for adventure and a desire to make a difference in this world.




Gerhard & Janie Schumacher

The Kapsowar Mission Hospital is a 130 bed hospital that provides maternity, pediatric, medical and surgical care to people in a remote part of northwestern Kenya. Southwest Community Church members Gerhard and Janie Schumacher live at the hospital six months of the year. Gerhard serves year round as the hospital’s medical director and Janie as an anatomy and physiology instructor in the Nursing school. 
Watch more about the story of the Kapsowar Mission Hospital >>


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Jodi Spargur

Jodi Spargur is the founder of Red Clover, an independent faith-rooted non-profit movement, operating under the authority of, and accountable to, Indigenous leaders. Red Clover helps churches and organizations to work though the complexities of Settler/Indigenous relations by providing facilitation, consultation and training in response to the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. 


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Canadian Baptist Ministries is the overseas missions arm of our church’s wider denomination. CBM has been around for 150 years placing personnel around the world, providing funds for relief, and updating the Canadian churches of the needs. Currently, the emphasis is on Reduction of Poverty, Kids at Risk, Justice, Crisis Response, Building up the Church. 


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Focus Club

Focus Club is a club for international students hosted by Christians in Kamloops. Southwest is privileged to be the host location each Friday night as students and volunteers eat together, participate in discussion groups, and play silly games. The relationships built at Focus club can be life-changing for International Students looking for opportunities to connect.


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The Mustard Seed - Kamloops

The Mustard Seed is a non-profit organization that cares for individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty. It offers supportive services where people can have their physical, mental, and spiritual needs met and grow towards greater health and independence.


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P.I.T. Stop

PIT Stop stands for “People In Transition.” Every Sunday of the year a team of volunteers goes to Kamloops United Church and prepares a dinner for whoever wants it. It is aimed at people who cannot afford to buy groceries, most of them being street-entrenched. 


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Hopewell is a free community service for anyone experiencing an unexpected pregnancy. Their services include STI testing, perinatal education, 1-to-1 coaching, and a blessing boutique where parents can access free clothes and supplies, so that every person in Kamloops knows where to turn for support with an unintended pregnancy.


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Reach out to partnerships@swcc.ca 
for all communication!