September 2021

September 2021 – UPDATE Dear Friends of Artizo, “Be present, O merciful God, and protect us… so that we who are wearied by the changes and chances of this fleeting world, may rest in your eternal changelessness.” With the world swirling about us, we can find great solace in the constancy of God. During COVID, […]

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June 2021 Update from the Director of Training

June 2021 – UPDATE Dear Friends, This May marks my third full year as the director of training for the Artizo Institute, and the move to refresh and refocus our training program. We’ve pursued this by consolidating our training within St. John’s Vancouver while developing and strengthening our curriculum. After three fantastic years of growth, […]

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Updates from the Director of Training

November 2020 – UPDATES We’ve had a fantastic year of training and growth despite the challenges and disruptions of COVID-19. So far, we’ve been able to meet together in-person every week (with appropriate physical distancing measures) which has been invaluable for our cohesion as a cohort and ease of feedback and training exercises. From a […]

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Message from the Chair

Dear Artizo family, If you are like me, since the beginning of COVID-19 you’ve heard from almost every organization, business and individual you have ever had contact with. Everyone seemed to want to tell me how they were managing COVID-19. While this note from Artizo may seem a little late, I hope it won’t get […]

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Artizo Hires New Director of Training

Dear Friends of Artizo, I would like to share with you some exciting news, The Artizo Institute and St. John’s Vancouver wish to announce the appointment of a new Director of Training, Ben Roberts.  This comes after extensive review, consultation and prayer and it represents a strategic fresh start for the Artizo programme.  Ben will […]

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By Grace – Allan Tan

Before I began Artizo, it would be fair to say that I was lost in many ways. I didn’t know it at the time, and neither did those around me. On paper, things looked great. I was 32 years old when I began Artizo, and had received a call to full time ministry at the […]

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Eric Thurston – 13 years at Artizo

Eric Thurston has been Director of Training at The Artizo Institute from 2004 – 2017. While a lot has changed in thirteen years, Eric gives four reason for Artizo Canada. Why does anyone do anything? We all have our reasons, but thirteen years ago, I decided it was time to return to Canada from Australia […]

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Director of Training Update

Dear Friends of Artizo, I am writing to you to update you on what is happening with The Artizo Institute. First of all, I am happy to report that we had a very successful “Meet the Interns” Fundraising evening November 6th with twelve of our Artizo Interns in attendance.  We also heard how Artizo is […]

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