6 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted,seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. 2 Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. 3 And they were calling to one another:
“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty;
the whole earth is full of his glory.”
4 At the sound of their voices the doorposts and thresholds shook and the temple was filled with smoke.
5 “Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King,the Lord Almighty.”
6 Then one of the seraphim flew to me with a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with tongs from the altar. 7 With it he touched my mouth and said, “See, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away and your sin atoned for.”
8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?”
And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”
Worship is revelation and response. God reveals Himself to us, and we respond to that revelation with worship.
When we look at scripture, we see multiple responses (worship) to the revelation of God. Sometimes it looks like singing and making a joyful noise, sometimes it looks like silence. Sometimes it results in dancing, sometimes it results in lying face down on the ground. Sometimes we clap or lift our hands, sometimes we do nothing in reverence and awe.
Worship is not the music or the style or the form or the feeling. Those simply provide a means to our worship. But they are not worship. Worship is the response to the truth of who God is and what He has done.
Have you ever be so overcome by the holiness and “uniqueness” of God that you involuntarily responded in worship?
How can you do your job as an act of worship to God?
What practical steps can you take to cultivate a “lifestyle of worship”?
Scriptures to Consider
- Isaiah 6:1-8
- Revelation 4 & 5
- Psalm 96:4
MONDAY, January 28
9:30 am Men’s Prayer
1:30 pm Women’s Prayertime
7:00 pm Monday Night Men
TUESDAY, January 29
9:00 am Daybreak
7:00 pm Youth Studies
WEDNESDAY, January 30
9:45 am Keenager’s Study
4:00 & 6:30 pm AWANA
6:40 pm Corporate Prayer
6:40 pm Understanding OT
6:40 pm Spiritual Gifts Study
6:40 pm The Case for Christ
7:30 pm Young Adults at Piska’s
THURSDAY, January 31
7:00 pm Understanding NT
7:00 pm Evening Edition
7:00 pm DivorceCare
7:00 pm Men’s Floor Hockey
FRIDAY, February 1
7:30 pm Youth - Dodgeball
SATURDAY , February 2
5:30 pm Women’s Banquet & Silent Auction
7:30 pm Young Adults Worship Night
SUNDAY, February 3
9:15 and 11:15 am Worship Services
11:40 am Youth Sunday Series
6:00 pm In His Presence
MID-WEEK STUDIES Understanding the Old Testament, Spiritual Gifts, and Case for Christ on Wednesday at 6:40 pm Understanding the New Testament on Thursday at 7:00 pm. Soul Care will begin on Thursday February 7. See The Journey for more information.
LAST CHANCE FOR TICKETS Love Beyond Borders WOMEN'S BANQUET & SILENT AUCTION on February 2 at 5:30 pm. Remaining proceeds from ticket sales along with 100 % of funds raised at the Silent Auction will be donated to Refugee Sponsorship. Tickets are $25 at the Welcome Centre or at the church office . Tickets will only be available until Tuesday, January 29.
INTO HIS PRESENCE Join us on Sunday, February 3 at 6:00 pm for this Worship & Praise Party.
WOMEN join us Tuesday, February 5 at 7:00 pm for DEEP DISH. A time of connection, community, and conversation. Dessert and coffee will be served. All women are welcome to attend this casual evening
Invite friends and neighbors to FAITH FAMILY HOCKEY NIGHT at the Spruce Grove Saints game on Friday February 8. After the game participate in the post game activities and hear a gospel message from US Olympian Noah Welch. Stop by the Kiosk for ticket info or contact Tim Wiebe.
MEET N EAT is a social group for families, couples, or individuals who would like to connect with others within our church community. Sign up today at the welcome center to be placed in a small group that will meet in each others homes. Each member will host one meal or dessert night, can be as casual as you like, with the sole purpose of getting to know one another and build community.
DEEPER LIFE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY February 21-23 “Romans – Wrath to Righteousness” with Dr. Cottle. If you would like to earn your degree or just want to personally study the word of God deeper. Please reserve your spot with Andrew Friesen by February 4.
Friday, February 1 Dodgeball 7:30 - 10pm here at the church – Come to play! Register you team of 6 and come for the fun!
- Youth Retreat: February 22-24 at Camp Nakamun. Register now! Deadline is February 17. Early bird price $120 until February10 then it will be $130. Register online or see Pastor Josh or Janet for registration forms.
The church office requires your CONTACT INFORMATION. If you have moved in the past 12 months or are new to our church family, please make sure we have your current address as charitable receipts will be processed soon. Email us with the updated information.
Weekly Update -Jan. 20, 2019
General Fund giving Jan. 20 $ 28,853
30 week average $ 24,004
-- Budget requirement $ 24,942
Future Dev. Fund giving Jan. 20 $112,517
- Balance as of Jan. 20 $1,443,114
Refugee Fund Dec. 1-Jan.20 $ 9,999
Monthly Update July 1 to Dec. 31, 2018
General Fund Budget Revenue Amount to Date: $ 673,434
General Revenue to Date: $ 660,989
-Budget Shortfall $ 12,445
Global Advance Giving $ 65,310
Canadian Ministries Giving $ 15,338
Please pray for:
Our International Workers: Tim & Brenda Tjosvold, Jon & Angie Coutts, Ric & Kareen Strangway.
Our Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pastor Andrew Bugiera. Andrew is our Pastor of Worship, & Prayer. He is married to Amy and they have three children ages 8, 4 & 3.
Our Support Staff Team Member: Sharina Kim. Sharina is married to Steve and they have two children ages 5 & 3.
Our Elders Team Member: Dante Vinuya. Dante is married to Joyce and they have 2 children ages 19 & 15.
Continue to pray for the Antigua Missions Team. They return Feb. 4.
Team Members are:
- Kathy Duncan
Pastor Coreen Frey