Back in the mid-1970s, my Dad was posted by the RCMP to Regina. This is where he began his career as a pilot for the Mounties. Back in those days, our church choices in the capital of Saskatchewan were limited. If my memory is correct, we remained members of the Coaldale CanRC, while attending the local CRC. These days there are some interesting ecclesiastical developments taking place in Regina. A local Presbyterian church is applying for membership in the United Reformed Churches. That’s great news! It’s also going to be good news for the growing numbers of CanRC men (and the occasional woman) who spend several months in Regina training to be RCMP officers. May God bless the brothers and sisters at Grace Presbyterian richly.
A few years ago, some CanRC members moved to Saskatoon. There was some hope that we might be able to establish a church plant there. However, the vision was lacking and the whole thing floundered. That seems to be the sad history of much what goes for “church planting” in the Canadian Reformed Churches. Prince George is a wonderful exception to the rule. We need more people with vision and men who can serve as church planting missionaries.