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Weekly News for Sunday, March 31, 2019

Satan

Isaiah 14:12-15

“How you are fallen from heaven,
    O Day Star, son of Dawn!
How you are cut down to the ground,
    you who laid the nations low!
13 You said in your heart,
    ‘I will ascend to heaven;
above the stars of God
    I will set my throne on high;
I will sit on the mount of assembly
    in the far reaches of the north;[a]
14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds;
    I will make myself like the Most High.’
15 But you are brought down to Sheol,
    to the far reaches of the pit.


Sermon Notes

"From the beginning of his ministry (Matthew 4:1–11) to the end (Luke 22:3), Jesus was in conflict with the powers of darkness. And it is the clear teaching of the apostles, Peter (1 Peter 5:8), James (James 4:7), John (1 John 2:13; 3:8; 5:18), and Paul (1 Thessalonians 3:5) that Satan is against the church and must be resisted by faith and the word of God. We do well to know his tactics."

John Piper

  • Who is Satan? According to the Bible where does he come from and how did he fall?

  • What tactics does Satan use to disrupt the plans of the God?

  • What three things do Christians struggle against? How can a Christian resist the devil?

Scriptures to Consider

  • Matthew 4:1-11

  • Genesis 3

  • Job 1


THIS WEEK

MONDAY,  April 1
9:30 am Men’s Prayer
9:30 am Women’s Prayertime
7:00 pm Monday Night Men - "All In" 

TUESDAY, April 2
9:00 am Daybreak
7:00 pm Deep Dish

WEDNESDAY, April 3
9:45 am  Keenager’s Study
4;00 & 6:30 pm AWANA
6:40 pm Gail Rodgers Speaking on Power of Community
7:30 pm   Young Adults at Piska’s

THURSDAY, April 4
7:00 pm   Gail Rodgers Speaking on Power of Community
7:00 pm   DivorceCare       
7:00 pm   Men’s Floor Hockey
7:00 pm  Parenting Sexuality

FRIDAY, April 5
7:30 pm YOUTH: Nerf Wars

SATURDAY ,April 6

SUNDAY, April 7
9:15 and 11:15 am  Worship Services
6:00 pm House of Prayer


JOURNEY UPDATES

NEW TIME FOR WOMEN’S PRAYER: Mondays at 9:30 am. Join us in the Fireside Room for a time of meeting with the Lord, bringing our requests to Him and building each other up.

DEEP DISH: Women building Connections, Community, and Conversation
Join us on Tuesday, April 2 for this casual time for all women to come together and get connected. Drop in to the Fireside room from 7:00-8:45 pm.
Enjoy some coffee and dessert as we dig deeper into life and faith.

The Power of Community Join us on Wednesday, April 3 at 6:40 pm OR Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 pm while Gail Rodgers shares about living in community and finding a spiritual home.

WOMEN’S 6 WEEK STUDY: April 3-May 8 at 7:00 pm “It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way” by Lysa Terkeurst helping us to find unexpected strength when disappointments leave you shattered. Register online or at the Welcome Centre. Cost is $20

Parenting Sexuality Thursday evenings April 4, 11, & 18 at 7:00 pm. An event that helps bring awareness, tools & strategies, to enable parents/grandparents to speak Godly principles and lessons on sexuality and addictions to their kids. Our Pastor Josh Palsky & Pastor Paul Eikland from Spruce Grove Community Church partner together to help walk parents through this course.

Youth Friday Night Event April 5 Jr High and Sr High 7:30 - 10:00 pm Nerf Wars

Flower Basket Fundraiser supporting Future Development for the Education Wing. Fill out an order form at the Welcome Centre today. Pick up will be May 10.

Easter Sunday Service Times April 21 8:30, 10:00 and 11:30 am.

 WOMEN’S RETREAT: April 12-14 at Camp Nakamun Come for a weekend of refreshing, renewal & rest. Enjoy times of worship, prayer, discussion, testimony & teaching from Beth Moore. Early bird rate ($160) has been extended to April 2. Register online or at the Welcome Centre. If cost is an issue, please contact the church office as some subsidy is available.

Holy Spirit Encounter (HSE)
Friday May 3-Sunday May 5. $50/ person
The Holy Spirit Encounter is a weekend designed to give focused time in going deeper with God and to access the power that He has promised.
With every HSE, each individual can anticipate having an encounter with His love and power.
The weekend’s content has teaching and practical ministry that addresses the following issues:
Removing roadblocks to the Holy Spirit
Hearing God’s voice
Learning to forgive
Dealing with lies
To view a more detailed schedule or to register, visit us online .

DemoCrew - DemoCrew is a five day, four night inner-city street experience available through The Mustard Seed. It is a life-changing opportunity for youth age 13-17 to explore issues surrounding homelessness, poverty and social justice through service, workshops and education. We plan to take a group of our youth to Calgary from July 14-18. There are a limited number of spots for this trip so we will be interviewing all the youth who are interested and forming a team based on those interviews. Please talk to Pastor Josh for details.

We have a 5th option for Donations to SGAC - Etransfer using giving@sgac.net . Please include your offering envelope number and contact information. The money is deposited directly into the church account and does not require a security question. (This is not to be used for registrations.)


PRAYER

Please pray for:

  • Our International Workers: Jon & Angie Coutts, Ric & Kareen Strangway, Stephen & Marilyn Rigby.

  • Our Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pastor Art Quist. Art is married to Betty and they have 3 grown children.

  • Our Support Staff Team Member: Joanne Fehr. Joanne is married to Bruce and they have 2 adult children.

  • Our Elders Team Member: Anthony Toornstra. Anthony is married to Rosie and they have 4 children ages 9, 7, 4 and 9 months. 


Family Matters

  • The 40 Days for Life Spring campaign runs till April 14. Please consider taking part in the peaceful vigil. More details at40daysforlife.com/edmonton.

  •  EMPLOYMENT  OPPORTUNITY We are currently accepting applications for two custodial positions.  Custodial experience will definitely be an asset. Please contact Pastor Art for more information.

  • Action Bibles and more for all ages will be for sale on April 14 at the Children’s Ministry check in kiosk. Prices will range from $5 to $25  Limited Quantities

  • Save the Date
    *May 11  Keenager’s Welcome Spring Brunch
    *August 2 – 5 Church Family Campout  More details to come

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