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Cheryl Bear


Dr. Cheryl Bear is Nadleh Whut’en from the Dakelh Nation and Dumdenyoo Clan (Bear clan) in central BC. She is a multi award-winning singer/songwriter and has traveled to over 600 Indigenous and non-Native communities sharing stories of Indigenous life. She is a founding board member of the North American Indigenous Institute of Theological Studies, associate professor at Regent College and the current Indigenous relations specialist for Canadian Baptist Ministries.


Pre-Conference Workshop

1001. See Her Rise
Friday || 9:30AM - 3:45PM

Join award winning author and speaker Lisa Bevere and other incredible Canadian teachers as Gather Women hosts a day-long event for women from across the nation. Come to be connected, equipped, championed and mobilized through Biblical teaching, stories of hope and a journey into the message of Ezra 10:4: Rise Up. It’s In Your Hands. Take Courage. Do It. Rise above the winds and the waves of your everyday. Gather for a day to awaken the call of God on your life.

Main Conference Classes

21. It’s Always About the Land
Block B || Saturday || 2:00PM

With so much controversy surrounding the use of land, water protection and other environmental issues, some important voices are being lost in the noise. In this class Cheryl Bear shares the Indigenous perspective of land and the environmental and spiritual importance of stewarding God’s good Earth.

36. Indigenous Worldview, Culture and Values
Block C || Saturday || 3:30PM

Enter into a safe, sacred space with Cheryl Bear to discover the depth and beauty of Indigenous ways of life. In this class you will learn to celebrate differences in healthy ways and explore what it looks like to walk together—for God’s glory.