Vancouver, officially the City of Vancouver, is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. The 2011 census recorded 603,502 people in the city, making it the eighth largest Canadian municipality. The Greater Vancouver area of around 2.4 million inhabitants is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country and the most populous in Western Canada. Vancouver is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada; 52% of its residents have a first language other than English. Vancouver is classed as a Beta global city. The City of Vancouver encompasses a land area of about 114 square kilometres, giving it a population density of about 5,249 people per square kilometre (13,590 per square mile). Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality, and the fourth most densely populated city over 250,000 residents in North America, behind New York City, San Francisco, and Mexico City.
Though Vancouver is an absolutely beautiful place with much diversity and economic growth, it is extremely dark spiritually. As few as 2% of the population would consider themselves evangelical Christians.
We at GracePoint are partnering with Church on the Rock and other churches in this area to support them as they spread the love of Jesus to this spiritually dark and bankrupt area.
Check out these videos from our last trip and when we commissioned the Lynch Family as they started this journey.