Read updates from Pastor Layne, Director of Faith Formation!  If you would like to contact him, please feel free to call 403.242.2896 ext 342 or send an email.

Theme verse for 2017-2018 school year: Ephesians 2:10  "For we are God’s masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus to do good works,which God prepared in advance for us to do."

From Pastor Layne Kilbreath


My heart is full to see what God is doing in our school!

Here are three examples: First, thanks to a generous donor in our community, I'm excited to write that all of the Grade 9 and 10 students have participated in the Dwayne Peace Small Groups!  In all four groups this week there was the strong sense that…

#CCS Community

This morning some teachers and I gathered to pray for the families of the two boys who died in a horrific accident at COP this weekend, and the six others who were injured. Two of the injured are from Heritage Christian School. Please pray that God brings…


WE Day GLOBAL Chapel This past Friday, February 5, our Volunteer Team created a CCS WE-DAY (GLOBAL) in our secondary chapel.  Numerous students shared how they are "serving with the strength God provides" around the world (1 Peter 4:11).  All of us…

Concert on February 5!

Popaganda is a hip-hop/ spoken word artist and will be performing with Legacy One at Centre Street Church and I have 20 free tickets to give away!

You're Invited

‪#‎CCS‬ Community: Propaganda will be performing again with our friends from Legacy on February 5. This will be a great event for High School Students and Young adults. Centre Street Church, $20 tickets. Join if you can and invite your friends!…


Immigration is a hot-topic today.  Many Christians are wondering what the Bible says about it and how we should think.  I don't have all the answers but really appreciated this sermon written by Mike Vanhofwegen.  Mike and I pastored together in California. …

January Secondary Chapel

With New Year's resolutions in mind, secondary chapel focused on Peter's New Start (Reinstatement) with Jesus in John 21:1-19.  If you get a chance ask your students to talk with you about how God is sometimes different than we expect. Here is the power…

910 lbs of Food!

Way to go Calgary Christian School! Your Christmas drive helped the Mustard Seed, Drop-In Centre and Food Bank. The 910 pounds of food to the Food Bank supports some of the people on this fact sheet and is living response to John 3:11: John answered,…


O Giving Tree, O Giving Tree

  Way to go CCS Community: The space under our Giving Tree is filling up fast! Over half the angels have been taken. If you'd still like to make a donation, take an angel from the tree and and return the gift on the back by Friday at noon.

Up at the crack of dawn on December 11!

Very proud of this group of Calgary Christian School Jr/ Sr High volunteers who woke up at 5am this morning! They were part of the cheer team at the 14th Amble for Angus. Food and money donations from this 5 km race benefit the 140,000 people expected…

Passages Symposium

Please give us your feedback and input! Passages Symposium

Advent Activities

Many families and and Churches anticipate Jesus' birth with Advent activities.  Here is a link for an Advent Calendar Paper Chain that can help your family prepare for Christmas

And they're back safely ....

from Ethiopia!We're so thankful to God for the opportunity Mrs. O., Noelle and their team had to help with a water and school project in Ethiopia! And really thankful that they are home safe. Thank you for all your prayers and financial support!

Life's Challenges

Life's Challenges for Secondary School**Anonymous Survey** On November 2 & 3, 2015 Dwayne Peace of Life Synergy for Youth lead all our Grade 7 - 12 students in an Assembly, and some in Small Groups.  Please complete this survey and leave the responses…

Words of Comfort

As I look for comfort and courage in our world today I find these words helpful.  Some of you may recognize the author, Phil Reinders. I hope you find them helpful too! Read here.  

Passages Symposium! Student Picks...

CCS Secondary Students, if you missed selecting speakers for the November 27 Symposium today you can use these attachments.  Download and complete the Student Picks sheet and give it to Pastor Layne ASAP.  Passages - Speakers Passages - Student Choices

And they're off!

... to Ethiopia The day is finally here, Mrs. Olson and Noelle are headed to Ethiopia today! Thanks to the kind efforts of many of you, they're going with over $16,000 for the Water and School Projects in Edega Kedam. Please keep them both, and the whole…

Justice Film Festival

NOV 18 - 22, 2015 I'm often asked for for resources to help families live out their faith. This year's FREE Marda Loop Justice Film Festival (in Calgary) begins with films that will raise awareness on justice in our world. Some of these films are required…

Happening right now

 Please join me in praying for our Calgary Christian School Secondary students today and tomorrow as we listen to Dwayne Peace of Life Synergies for Youth.  

WE Day

Thanks for all your prayers for We Day today. Nine Calgary Christian School students are being encouraged and challenged along with 16,000 others to make the shift from me to we! WE DAY in the news!


600 years ago Martin Luther renounced some of the practices of the Church in his Day, like the selling of indulgences to pay for sins. This Friday, the Calgary Christian School Secondary students will celebrate Reformation Day in our Chapel by answering…

Teacher's Convention!

  Please join me in praying that God encourages and energizes all the teachers who are part of the PCCE (Prairie Centre for Christian Education) at this year's convention going on right now in Calgary!

Prayer Breakfast

This morning I was privileged to take in the Leadership Prayer Breakfast with these CCS students and Ms. Bock. ‪#‎ccscommunity‬

Taking Chapel Home

Yesterday at the Elementary Chapel we talked about speaking the very (encouraging) words of God.We looked at Barnabas and even had a few of the students share times when they have been encouraged.  Please ask your child:1) Who has encouraged you and…

CCS Verse 2015-2016

As many of you know, our theme verses for this year, includes the very challenging line: If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God.”  For me, these words bring to mind times I haven’t spoken God’s words with…