First Baptist Church Beamsville

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Jonathan & Janice Mills

Janice & Jonathan Mills are Global Field Staff with Canadian Baptist Ministries. Appointed to Rwanda in 2014, they work in partnership with the Association des Eglises Baptistes au Rwanda (AEBR). Janice is the Global Discipleship Coordinator for short term mission teams and supports the work with women’s literacy and orphans and vulnerable children. Jonathan is working in partnership with the Executive Leaders in capacity building and governance.

They live in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital city, with their two youngest children, Calvin (19) and Robert (16).

Janice has her B.A./B.Ed. (Acadia) with a double major in German and Psychology. She has worked as a teacher both in the public school system and in Christian education. She served most recently as the Executive Director of Matthew House Ottawa which helps newcomers settle in Canada.

Jonathan has a B.A. (Carleton), an M.Div. (Acadia Divinity College) and is working on his D.Min. (Acadia Divinity College). He was ordained into the Christian ministry in 1989 and has held pastoral positions in Nova Scotia (Hampton & Port Lorne), Toronto (Blythwood), Mississauga (Glen Erin) and Ottawa (Kanata Baptist church). He has also served on numerous non-profit boards including the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec.- See more at:

Join us on

for our Prayer Walk around the

Town of Beamsville.

(May and October)

We'll meet in the Jacob Beam Hall

before heading out.

Next Prayer Walk: October 2016

Emad and Almess were appointed by CBM in January 2015 to serve at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) in Lebanon, where they first met and studied.

Emad will serve as a lecturer in the areas of Old Testament and Islamic studies at ABTS. His desire is to equip and empower students with sufficient tools to develop their understanding of the Old Testament and to learn how to apply it in their Middle Eastern and North Africa setting. Emad will also develop resources and models for ministry in that context. While both Emad and Almess will be involved in mentoring students in ministry and leadership skills, Almess will also explore opportunities to work with Iraqi and Syrian refugees.

Emad was born in Egypt where he was a high school teacher and later a pastor. Almess was born in Iraq where she earned her BA in accounting. After immigrating to Canada in 2005, Emad worked as a support worker, and Almess as an interpreter. Together, they served among the Arab immigrant community around Waterloo, Ontario. They have two boys Timothy (age 9) and Nathaniel (age 7).- 

Emad & Almess Botros

Missionaries we Support

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regarding the Botros family.

Our Missions Committee:  Shirley Lealess, Val Eves, Mimi Allan, Lorraine Carlisle and Stephanie Scott