Run for the Word

Florenceville-Bristol

Venue: Northern Carleton Civic Centre - Florenceville-Bristol, NB
Date: May 27, 2017

Fredericton

Venue: Wilmot Park Gazebo
Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Miramichi

Venue: Miramichi Valley Bible Camp
104 Enclosure Park Rd., Derby Junction, NB
Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Run for the Word (R4W) is a fundraising event held in New Brunswick that started in 2013. This annual event aims to connect Canadian Bible Society (CBS) friends and supporters together to raise funds for the Bible work in Canada and around the world. Participants join by either committing to run or walk from 1km to 5km and raising funds for the various Bible translation, distribution and engagement programs of the Canadian Bible Society.

Making the Bible available for Canadians

This year, Run for the Word in New Brunswick will raise funds for Bible translation, distribution and engagement programs in Canada. CBS partners with over 100 churches and organizations to distribute God’s Word to those who need it. Through partnership with various ministries in Canada, CBS is able to bring God’s Word to

  • Men and women in prison
  • Children and youth in summer camps
  • New refugees/migrants
  • Canadian soldiers
  • First Nations communities
  • The Visually-impaired
  • And more!

Every year, CBS receives hundreds of requests from organizations who have identified the Scripture needs of people they minister to. CBS partners are able to determine what Bible version or format (e.g. print, audio, Braille) would be best for those who receive them. They are responsible for making sure that the Bibles produced by CBS end up in the hands of people who hunger and thirst for God’s Word.

Through the generosity of supporters, CBS is able to produce these Scriptures year after year. As a result, people are able to read the Bible in their heart language and lives are transformed.

Read stories of changed lives

For more information, please contact:

Shirley Giberson – 506-276-4759 (Florenceville-Bristol)
Bill MacMullin – 506-472-8077; canonbill@gmail.com (Fredericton)
Rev. Mel Norton – 506-324-3227 (Woodstock)
Colin Holmes – 506-624-5673; colin.holmes@newhopemiramichi (Miramichi)
Also email Alison Li – ALi@biblesociety.ca