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April 2014
S M T W T F S
1  6:30PM STAR Kids Quest
2  9:30AM Women's Mid-Week Oasis
 1:30PM Women's Volleyball
 7:15PM Fresh Encounters Prayer Service
3 4 5  7:30PM Emmaus Road Prayer Service
6  9:00AM Worship Service
 11:00AM Worship Service
 6:00PM TREC Presents Learning to Pray With Jesus: A Study of the Psalms
7  6:30PM English Among Friends
8  6:30PM STAR Kids Quest
9  9:30AM Women's Mid-Week Oasis
 9:30AM Builders (for Mature Men)
 1:30PM Women's Volleyball
 7:15PM Fresh Encounters Prayer Service
10 11 12  7:30PM Emmaus Road Prayer Service
13  9:00AM Worship Service
 11:00AM Worship Service
 6:00PM TREC Presents Learning to Pray With Jesus: A Study of the Psalms
14  6:30PM English Among Friends
15  6:30PM STAR Kids Quest
16  9:30AM Women's Mid-Week Oasis
 1:30PM Women's Volleyball
 7:15PM Fresh Encounters Prayer Service
17  10:00AM JOY Fellowship
18  10:00AM Good Friday Service
19  7:30PM Emmaus Road Prayer Service
20  9:00AM Worship Service
 11:00AM Worship Service
21  6:30PM English Among Friends
22  6:30PM STAR Kids Quest
23  9:30AM Women's Mid-Week Oasis
 9:30AM Builders (for Mature Men)
 1:30PM Women's Volleyball
 7:15PM Fresh Encounters Prayer Service
24 25 26  7:30PM Emmaus Road Prayer Service
27  9:00AM Worship Service
 11:00AM Worship Service
 12:30PM "Soup's On" with a Missionary
 6:00PM TREC Presents Learning to Pray With Jesus: A Study of the Psalms
28  6:30PM English Among Friends
29  6:30PM STAR Kids Quest
30  9:30AM Women's Mid-Week Oasis
 1:30PM Women's Volleyball
 7:15PM Fresh Encounters Prayer Service

John Mahaffey
MINISTRY TEAM LEADER
 
John MahaffeyBorn and raised in Toronto, John Mahaffey became a follower of Christ in his teenage years through the witness of his late uncle, the Rev. Gordon Lean, who was then Pastor of the Boston Baptist Church, Boston Ontario. In October 1972, John was baptized at Churchill Heights Baptist Church (now Morningstar).

During his high school years, John witnessed many of his friends and classmates become Christians and began to sense God calling him into the ministry. After graduating from Central Baptist Seminary, John and his wife Andrea, became missionaries with SEND International in the Philippines, where John led two Church Planting teams of national and foreign missionaries. In January 1990 he became Senior Pastor of Morningstar Christian Fellowship in Toronto. During John's 18 years of leadership at Morningstar, the church experienced unprecedented growth, changing from a predominantly homogeneous single congregation of 400 into a two congregation, multicultural church of over 1200 regular worshippers from 70 different nations.

John became Senior Pastor of West Highland in January 2008 after an almost two year period of earnestly seeking the Lord's guidance. In the short time he has been here the church leadership has launched "Operation Rehoboth" a plan to create more space to house our growing ministries and staff.

In addition to his pastoral duties, John is Chair of the Adam House Board, a special ministry to refugees in Toronto, a member of the Canadian Advisory Council to Exodus Global Alliance, an international ministry to the sexually broken and a founding member of The Gospel Coalition, a group of evangelical leaders committed to gospel centred ministry.

When John is not busy leading West Highland's staff and team of pastors, he can usually be found enjoying fishing on a nearby lake or bombing around Hamilton on his vintage Vespa Scooter. John and Andrea have four children.