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Weekly News for Sunday, November 24, 2019

Christ’s Ambassador


Sermon Notes

Never is the servant of God so full of delight as when he sees that the Holy Spirit is visiting his hearers, making them to know the Lord, and confirming them in that heavenly knowledge. On the other hand, if God does not bless the word of his servants it is like death to them. To be preaching and to have no blessing makes them heavy of heart: the chariot-wheels are taken off, and they drag heavily along: they seem to have no power nor liberty.

Charles Spurgeon

Albert Benjamin Simpson, the founder of Christian and Missionary Alliance once said, “I cannot understand how any man or woman can believe in the Lord’s coming and not be a missionary, or at least committed to the work of missions with every power of his being.”

What made the disciples of Jesus to go and make disciples?

  1. Their love for God and love for the people.
  2. Obey God’s Command.
  3. God has a plan for you and me.

God is not looking for extraordinary characters as His instruments, but He is looking for humble instruments through whom He can be honored throughout the ages. 

A.B. Simpson

The C&MA aims to challenge every church member to live on mission with God, whether that be: in a Canadian suburb or in a remote mountain village in Asia. Join us as we complete God’s call to tell everyone about the Good News of Jesus Christ and make Jesus famous!


This Week


Monday, November 25
9:30 am  Men’s Prayer
9:30 am Women’s Prayertime

Tuesday, November 26
9:00 am   Daybreak
7:00 pm   Youth Small Groups

Wednesday, November 27
9:45 am   Keenager’s Study 
4:00 & 6:30 pm AWANA 
6:40 pm Corporate Prayer  
7:30 pm    Young Adults at Piska’s 13 Linksview Close  SG

Thursday, November 28 
10:00 am Celebration of Life for Walter Loewen
7:00 pm Men's Floor Hockey

Friday, November 29
7:00 pm  YOUTH: Missing Persons (bus departs church promptly at 7:00 pm...don't be late)

Saturday, November 30
9:30 am Kid's Rehearsal (grades 1-6)

Sunday, December 1
9:15 &11:15 am Worship Services 


JOURNEY UPDATES

Celebration of Life Service for Walter Loewen is Thursday November 28 at 10:00 am. Anyone wishing to contribute to the lunch by providing either 2 dozen open face buns or 2 dozen squares please sign up at the Welcome Centre or contact Betty Quist at 780-918-1274. Please drop off food at the kitchen by 9:00 am November 28.

SGAC’s Christmas Banquet – Friday , December 6 at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $25/person. Featuring a presentation by “Joseph” and music by The Martens Sisters. Tickets now available at the Welcome Centre or the church office.

SINGIN’ THE GOSPEL November 24 at 6:00 pm Keepers of the Faith bring the deep south island flavor, a taste of ‘oldie but a goodie’, and the soul of saved men that will speak directly to your heart. A freewill offering will be taken.

Grade 1-6 children join us on Saturday mornings, November 23, November 30. December 7 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am for full Christmas Musical Rehearsals. These rehearsals are for the cast and the entire choir. 

MEN’S EVENT – Sunday, November 24 at 4:00 pm in the Oasis. Come to watch the Grey Cup game and hear some testimonies from Monday Night Men. All men & boys welcome – invite your friends. Snacks provided.

Grade 1-6 children join us on Saturday mornings, November 30 & December 7 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am for full Christmas Musical Rehearsals. These rehearsals are for the cast and the entire choir.

TABLE HOSTS The Christmas banquet is just around the corner and we’re looking for table hosts/hostesses. This is a great way to serve our church. Please contact Pastor Art at art.quist@sgac.net or 780-962-4700 or Betty Quist at 780-918-1274 for details. 

NEW ATTENDERS LUNCH – Sunday, November 24 after the 11:15 service. If you started attending SGAC in 2019 or have never been to a New Attenders lunch-- this is for you. Come to meet some of our pastors & elders and learn more about SGAC. Families / children are welcome. Kindly RSVP at the Welcome Centre, call the church office or register online sgac.net/eventregistration.

We are putting together a CHOIR for Christmas Eve this year & are looking for singers. Christmas Eve Services take place on Tuesday, December 24 at 3:30 pm, 5:00 pm & 6:30 pm. There will be one rehearsal at a time yet to be determined. Please contact Karen Lapp in the office if this would be of interest to you or if you would like more information.

BLESS THE PASTORS AT CHRISTMAS Choose a gift card tag from the The Blessing Tree. Purchase your choice and return the gift card and tag to the Box at the Welcome Centre. The last Sunday to select a tag will be December 15.

DEEPER LIFE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY Do you want to learn the principles of accurate bible interpretation? Join us for our bible school course
“Developing Sound Hermeneutics” December 12 – 14. Earn your Theology degree or just come for your own benefit and enjoyment (as an observer). To register please speak to Pastor Coreen or Andrew Friesen today.

Thanks you for being generous towards the Operation Christmas Child Program. We collected 412 shoeboxes.


PRAYER


Please pray for:

  • Our International Workers: Jerry & Lois Dorn, Camp Nakamun Staff, Tim & Julie Wiebe.

  • Our Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pastor Joel Marquez. Joel is our Pastor of Outreach, Missions and Men. He is married to Lolet.

  • Our Support Staff Team Member: Candice Terney. Candice is married to Mike and they have 5 children.

  • Our Elders Team Member: Henry Banman. Henry is married to Anne and they have 3 married children.

  • Our Students: Jasmynn Barendregt at YWAM New Zealand.


Family Matters

  • Parents: Please supervise your children after services. The Gym is not open for play on Sunday mornings.

     

     If you own, or work for, a company that would be interested in participating in the construction of our new Phase 1 building, we invite you to contact the Future Development Construction Team. Please send your expression of interest along with a description of services offered to  pspaans@shaw.ca.

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