Owen Scott was the Senior Pastor of Valley church from 1986 to 2018. Owen was born and raised in Davidson, Saskatchewan. After high school Owen attended and graduated from Full Gospel Bible College
Owen then got married to a wonderful woman whom has never left his side since. He then interned in Regina, Sask, pastored in Fruitvale, B.C and Calgary Owen then taught at Full Gospel Bible College for 4 years Owen and Val then moved back to Regina where he was Associate Pastor for 6 years. Finally in 1986 they came to Vancouver and Valley Church and they have been a blessing to Valley Church ever since.
Questionnaire to Pastor Owen Scott
What is your favorite quote?
“He flung himself from the room unto his horse and rode madly off in all directions”
What is your favorite restaurant/coffee shop?
Pajo’s at Steveston for fish & chips…The Red Onion for hot dogs…almost ANY coffee shop will do!
Who is your hero?
Ernest Shackleton (led an expedition to Antarctica)
Who inspires you?
SULLY – successfully landed a plane with 155 passengers in the Hudson River recently
What is your favorite meal?
Macaroni & cheese with a hot-dog on the side!
What do you not like to eat?
What is your favourite book – other than the bible?
“A Prayer for Owen Meany”
What is your favourite junk/snack food?
Black Licorice (ie Panda…in case you were thinking of getting him some…)
What is your favourite outdoor activity?
What is your best thing to do on your day off?
Walking…exploring…finding a great coffee shop or bakery
What do you avoid doing?
Going anywhere near snow…
What is your favorite childhood memory?
Opening Christmas presents
If you could pick a super power what would it be?
??????? I have a SUPER POWER living within me!!!
What was your nickname when you were a kid?
Didn’t have one
What did you want to be when you were 6?
What was your childhood ambition?
To join the circus
What was your first job?
Setting pins at a bowling alley
What is your favorite word?
Can’t think of one…how about JESUS!
What word do you dislike?
What sound do you love?
What profession would you choose if you didn’t do what you do now?
Running a hot-dog stand
What is your favorite characteristic of Christ?
Obscure Info about me:
Enjoy making folkart…reading…watching a good movie…taking road trips…
Sandy Brown and her family have just moved to Spokane, Washington where her husband, Scott, is pastoring a new church. With a fresh start, Sandy is determined to devote more time to her four children. But, within weeks of settling in their new life, the Brown family is plunged into turmoil.
Sandy receives shocking news that her children aren’t safe, which brings back haunting memories of the trauma she experienced as a girl. Then, the unthinkable happens…
A brutal attack puts Sandy on the brink of losing everything she’s loved. Her faith in God and the family she cherishes are pushed to the ultimate limit.
Is healing possible when so many loved ones are hurt? Are miracles really possible through the power of prayer? Can life return to the way it was before?
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I was the Rector of St. Simon's Church North Vancouver, B.C for 31 years, from 1987 to 2018. Ordained in 1980, I have also served at St. Philip's Vancouver and St. Matthew's Abbotsford. My wife Janice and I have three sons James, Mark, and Andrew. I was Past President and Chaplain for Alpha Canada. While serving as the National Chair for Anglican Renewal Ministries of Canada, I was one of three co-signers of the Montreal Declaration of Anglican Essentials
For the past 31 years, I have been privileged to write over 500 articles as a columnist on spiritual issues for local North Vancouver newspapers. In the last number of years, I have had the opportunity to speak at conferences and retreats in Honduras, Rwanda, Uganda, Washington State, BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland, and Ontario.
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