Oasis Alberta

Come join your fellow pastoral couples and ministry leaders from the CNBC Alberta North and South regions to experience a time of refreshment and fellowship at the Oasis West 2022 retreat - The Great Collaboration! Time with the Lord, fun with friends old and new, and the beautiful and peaceful setting in the Rocky Mountains are sure to create a wonderful and memorable retreat.

When: February 4 - 6, 2022 (Friday evening till Sunday noon)

Where: Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre - 511 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore AB

Theme: The Great Collaboration

Main speaker: Jacques Avakian - Regional Ministry Leader from CNBC Quebec. 

Jacques is the Church planting Catalyst for the province of Quebec and francophone Canada with the North American Mission. His role is to discover, develop and deploy church planters and church replanters. As well, Jacques serves as the Regional Ministry Leader for CNBC Quebec.

Jacques and Martine have been married for nearly 29 years, God has blessed them with Sabrina & Sébastien, their children who are now young adults. They are a multicultural family, Martine is from Quebec and Jacques was born in Lebanon from Armenian descent, they have lived in Cyprus, The United States and now Quebec, Canada.

Jacques is a happy go-guy and enjoys laughter and making lame jokes that his kids call “Daddy Jokes.”  He loves to watch documentaries, enjoys cooking, taking long walks, cycling and riding his motorcycle. 

Oasis Schedule:

Friday evening:
Registration: 4:30 - 6:30
Dinner: 6:30

Saturday morning:
Breakfast: 8:00 - 9:30
     Session 1: 10:00
     Session 2: 11:00
Lunch - on your own
Free Time

Saturday evening:
Dinner 6:30

Sunday morning:
Breakfast: 8:00 - 9:30
Worship/Message: 10:00
Checkout: 11:00   (Checkout before the morning worship session is recommended.)

Registration fee: $100 per couple or $75 for a single (If you are single and have a friend attending that you would like to room with, email Gordon Grieve). This fee includes your room for two nights, breakfast and dinner banquet-style meals during the retreat, as well as all the sessions. If you would like to attend but finances are a concern, please contact Gordon Grieve (south) or Paul Johnson (north).

Oasis is made possible through CNBC churches giving to the Cooperative Program.

PLEASE NOTE: You will be prompted to enter your payment information after completing the online registration form.

The Coast Canmore is operating under the Alberta Restrictions Exemption Program (REP). Please click here to read the details. A negative "rapid" antigen test performed by a private (non-AHS) facility within 72 hours will be accepted in lieu of vaccination for access to conference and all amenities.