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Kamloops Full Gospel Tabernacle



1960: Kamloops Full Gospel Chapel was birthed. Their opening services were held at Liberal Hall in North Kamloops with Vern Bergen speaking.

1962: The congregation affiliated themselves with the Apostolic Church of Canada.

1963: Plans were drafted for a building at 1365 Tranquille. The building was constructed almost entirely by volunteers. It was completed in August.

18 August 1963: First services were held in the new 1365 Tranquille building.

1964: a 300-seat main sanctuary was added to the building.

23 February 1969: A "Mortgage Burning Service" was held now that the building was paid off.

Late 1980s: Moved to the 1550 Tranquille building.

Meeting Places

1960-1963: "Liberal Hall" at corner of Royal Ave and Tranquille Rd

1963-1980s: 1365 Tranquille Road

1980s-Present: 1550 Tranquille Road

Leadership History

Reverend E. O. Kurtz

Reverend Rick Parkyn

Current: Carey and Juanita de Jong

Congregation Website

Meeting Times

Sundays 10am

Information Sources

1960. 'Opening Services'. Kamloops Daily Sentinel. 3 September 1960. A07

1963. 'Kamloops Full Gospel We Have Moved To The New Tabernacle'. Kamloops Daily Sentinel. 17 August 1963. A06

1968. 'Church of the Week'. Kamloops Daily Sentinel. 12 October 1968. A06

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