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Weekly News for Sunday, May 12, 2019

Mother's Day

Definition of Biblical Hope:

It is the confident expectation of what God has promised and its strength is in His faithfulness. 

“Our perspective today is informed by the reality that resurrection awaits God’s children. This means we’ll never pass our peaks. The best is yet to come! No need for bucket lists, because the adventures awaiting us in the New Heavens and on the New Earth will far exceed the greatest thrills of this life. Right when we think “it can’t get any better than this”...it will.”

- Randy Alcorn

Scripture’s to consider:

  1. Matthew 10:41
  2. Ephesians 6:7-8
  3. Colossians 3:23-24
  4. Hebrews 10:35
  5. Revelation 20:11-22:21

Suggested books to read:

  • All Things New by John Eldridge
  • Imagine Heaven: Near-Death Experiences, God’s Promises, And The Exhilarating Future that Awaits You by John Burke

THIS WEEK

MONDAY,  May 13
9:30 am Men’s Prayer
9:30 am Women’s Prayertime

TUESDAY,May 14
7:00 pm Youth Study

WEDNESDAY, May 15
9:45 am  Keenager’s Study
6:00 pm Volunteer Survivor Appreciation Dinner
7:30 pm   Young Adults at Piska’s

THURSDAY, May 16
6:30 pm   The Thinking Series      
7:00 pm   Men’s Floor Hockey

FRIDAY, May 17
9:15 &11:15 am Services
6:00 pm Jesus Movie

SATURDAY, May 18

SUNDAY, May 19
9:15 am & 11:15 am Worship Services


JOURNEY UPDATES

The grade 1 – 6 children will be joining us for family communion. They may observe you partaking in communion or, if you feel they are ready, they may partake with you.

Calling all SGAC volunteers (ages 12+) . You and your spouse are invited to join us THIS WEDNESDAY, May 15 at 6:00 pm for our Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Participate in or observe the game of Survivor as it plays out. Proving once and for all that SGAC’s volunteers have what it takes to outsmart, outlaugh, and outfun at all times! Sign up at the Welcome Centre. PLEASE RSVP TODAY!

THE THINKING SERIES is back. Join us for a time of discussion and Q&A as we explore life’s biggest questions:
May 16: Do all Religions Lead to God?
May 23: Why is There Evil?
May 30: Is There Life After Death?
Bring a friend and join Pastor Steve Kim at 6:30 pm in the Fireside Room each Thursday night in May.

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.)

Grade Six Grad Attention parents: if your child is in grade 6 You have been summoned to attend the Royal Ball, Friday, May 31, 2019 6-8 pm here at the church. Cost is $5 per person. Please RSVP to Janet Sawatzky or Pastor Coreen. We have a special gift for your child that needs to be signed prior to the event so please stop by the office or check in desk to pick that up. Looking forward to blessing you and your child as they move from Sunday School to Youth.

DEEPER LIFE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY Ever wonder how the church came to be. Join us for our next Bible School Course on May 23 – 25 for “History of the Early Church” with Dr. Stanley Fleming. Trace its origins form AD 40 to AD 451 and the Council of Chalcedon. Study the movements, traditions and notable people in our rich heritage. Register with Pastor Coreen today.

Future Development has begun the new 3 year pledge drive for our Phase 1 – Education Building. Pledge forms / envelopes are at the Welcome Centre. After prayerful consideration, please return your completed form to the new mail slot located in the Future Development display in the foyer before the end of June. These pledges will begin September 1st. For more information visit us online.


PRAYER

Please pray for:

  • Our International Workers: Daryl & Birgit Sam, Cori Ibsen, Dan & Melodie Ibsen.

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

  • Our Support Staff Team Member: Josiah Sawatzky.

  • Our Elders Team Member: Del Dyck. Del is married to Carol and they have two married children


Family Matters

  • PLEASE NOTE: The gym is not open for play on Sunday mornings. Parents - please supervise your children. Thanks for your attention to this matter.

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