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Weekly News for Sunday, September 9, 2018

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Weekly Studies


  • Monday Night Men Mondays at 7:00 pm Starting October 15 “The Daniel Dilemma” Duration: 6 Weeks


  • Women’s Daybreak
    Tuesday Mornings at 9:00 am
    Starting October 2“Seamless”Ends December 4
  • Youth Small Groups (for students grades 7-12)
    Tuesday Evenings at 7:00 pm
    Starting September 11


  • Keenagers Wednesday Mornings at 9:45 am
    Studying the Epistles of John
    Meal served on the first Wednesday of the month for $5

  • Corporate Prayer Wednesdays at 6:40 pm
    Starting September 12

  • Adult Studies beginning Sept. 26
    -6:40 pm  Understanding the Old Testament
    -6:40 pm  Leading Life Changing Small Groups
    -6:40 pm  Spiritual Gifts
    -6:40 pm Finding Rhythm in Your Christian Walk - Nov. 14 (One night) 


  • Evening Edition for WomenThursday Evenings at 7:00 pm
    Duration: September 27 - November 8
  • Adult Studies beginning Sept. 27
    -7:00 pm  Understanding the Old Testament
    -7:00 pm  The Truth Project
    -7:00 pm  Soul Care-
    -7:00 pm Finding Rhythm in Your Christian Walk - Nov. 15 (One night)

Deeper Life School of Theology September 20-22
“The Believers Authority”
Check page 7 of The Journey for more information. 


MONDAY,  September 10
9:30 am Outreach Prayer
1:30 pm Women’s Prayertime 

TUESDAY, September 11
7:00 pm Youth Small Groups

WEDNESDAY, September 12
9:45 am Keenagers Study
7:00 pm AWANA Leaders Meeting

THURSDAY, September 13
9:45 am Keenagers Study
4:00 & 6:30 pm AWANA
6:40 pm Corporate Prayer

FRIDAY,  September 14
7:30 pm Youth Kick-Off

SATURDAY , September 15

SUNDAY, September 16
10:00 am Worship Service followed by LOVE THE GROVE FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL


MEMBERSHIP CLASS  September 9 during both services . BAPTISM CLASSES Sept. 23 during both services. Contact Pastor Art for details.

DAYBREAK & EVENING EDITION: Women join us on Tuesday mornings or Thursday evenings as we study Seamless.  Seamless covers the people, places, and promises of the Bible, tying them together into the greater story of Scripture.
Each week is accompanied by maps, general Bible facts, and word studies.
Earlybird deadline is September 20 . For more information or to register visit

HYMN SING tonight at 6:00 pm Open to all ages. Please bring finger food to share after the event.

AWANA begins Wednesday, September 12 at 4:00 pm,and 6:30pm. Online registration still available. Cost is $60. AWANA is for children & students ages 2 to Grade 12. For more information contact Janet Sawatzky in the office.

LOVE THE GROVE Free Family Festival, Sunday, September 16 at 10:00 am. Followed by BBQ, wagon rides, bouncy castles, photo shoot, petting zoo and more. We are accepting donations of bottled water and boxes of chips. Please bring in these donations to the office this week.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING is Sunday September 23 at 2:00 pm. Please plan to attend.  Stop by the Welcome Centre to pick up the Annual Report & Elder’s Nomination pamphlet. Lunch will be served by SEEDS Antigua MIssions team.

DEEPER LIFE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY – Next course Sept. 20 -22 The Believer’s Authority –Study the origin of Satan, his motivation for attacking God’s creation and Jesus victory over him. Find out the authority we have in Jesus name. Contact Pastor Coreen for more information.


  • Parents Meeting September 9 at 1:00 pm Come and hear Pastor Josh’s plan for this year in Youth Ministry.
  • Youth Bible Study is on Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00 pm – come to hear from God through study, prayer and small group connections.
  • Youth Friday Night Events start on September 14, at 7:30 pm all grades 7-12 Both Jr and Sr high. Looking forward to another awesome year.
  • THE GATHERING” Youth Conference in Sherwood Park. Join us September 28/29. Cost is $120 per student.  Register Now!   Visit our  SGAC Youth Facebook page or contact Pastor Josh for more details.

Financial Update

Weekly Update Sept. 02, 2018

General Fund giving Sept. 02 $ 24,418
10 week average $ 19,757
-- Budget requirement $ 24,942

Future Dev. Fund giving Sept. 02 $ 2,456
--Balance as of Sept. 02, 2018 $1,180,016         

Monthly Update July1 to Aug. 31, 2018

General Fund Budget Revenue
Amount to Date: $224,478
General Revenue to Date: $173,152
-Budget Shortfall $ 51,326
Expenses to Date $ 183,452
-Year to date Shortfall $ 10,300
Global Advance Giving $ 19,219
Canadian Ministries Giving $ 4,549                    


Please pray for:

  • Our International Workers: K.I., Jon & Andrea Bauer. Camp Nakamun Staff.

  • Our Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pastor Josh Palsky - Pastor of Youth and Young Adults. Josh is married to Beth and they have one child.

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

  • Our Elders Team Member: Fred Zelensky. Fred is married to Darlene and they have 3 grown children.

Family Matters

  • Our Deepest Condolences go out to the Bowzeylo Family in the recent passing of Larry.

  • CHILI LUNCH Sept. 23 1:00pm to 2:00 pm. $10 per adult, $5 per child 12 and under or $30 per family. Hosted by the Antigua Team. Join us for a hot meal before the Annual Meeting.The Antigua Team
    will travel to many schools in Antigua January 2019. If you would like to be a part of this week long trip, please contact Catarina VanNeck or Ryan Nixon by Sept. 9.

  • FAREWELL FOR PENNY GOODWIN has been postponed. Contact Bonny
    Piska for more information.

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