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Weekly News for Sunday, November 08, 2020

Fully Engaged in Following


 

SERMON NOTES


A kingdom man understands that God never said a godly life would be easy; He just said it would be worth it.

Tony Evans

 

  • What does it mean to follow Jesus?  What verses come to mind when you think of Jesus’ invitation to follow him?
  •  How does Jesus describe following him? What kind of picture does he give when he describes following him?  Is it a fair picture?  When was it hardest for you to follow Jesus?

 

Scriptures to Consider

  1. Hebrews 11
  2. Matthew 10
  3. Matthew 28:18

     This Week


    Monday, Nov. 09  
    8:00 am Pastoral Devotions (online)
    9:30 am   Men’s Prayer
    9:30 am  Women’s Prayer

    Tuesday, Nov. 10


    Wednesday, Nov. 11
    8:00 am Pastoral Devotions (online)
    CHURCH OFFICE  IS CLOSED DUE TO REMEMBRANCE DAY
    7:30 pm   Young Adults Study

    Thursday, Nov. 12 

    Friday, Nov. 13
    8:00 am Pastoral Devotions (online) 

    Saturday, Nov. 14 

     Sunday, Nov. 15
     9:30 am   Online  Sunday School
    10:00 am   Online Worship Service
    10:00 am   Worship Service (Must be pre-registered)
    8:30 pm   Filipino Catch-Up (online)


    JOURNEY UPDATES


    November 9 – 12 is School Fall Break. These programs are suspended for this week: Monday Night Men, AWANA, Daybreak, Youth Small Groups and Evening Edition.  The church office will be closed Wednesday November 11 for Remembrance Day Holiday.

    FUTURE DEVELOPMENT UPDATE – Building A Spiritual Home:  As of November 1 we have raised $3.9 million to support the redevelopment of SGAC which will meet the needs of today & enable us to support our growing communities in the future.  If you have already given or made a pledge – thank you!  If you have not, please prayerfully consider giving as you are able to the future of SGAC.  We are now only $100,000 away from achieving our fundraising goals!   For more information visit https://www.sgac.net/phase1.

    PASTORAL DEVOTIONS TO THE CONGREGATION: Join us online Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings for a devotional message from one of our Pastors. We will air these messages on our YouTube Channel at 8:00 am. (Don’t worry, if you miss it, you can watch it later.) 

    CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES: Sunday School is back for children ages 3 to grade 6. Pre-registration is recommended weekly between Wednesday morning and Saturday evening as we have limited space available. You may also call the office to register.

    DEEPER LIFE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY is offering a course on November 19 – 21 by Dr. Ron Cottle. “Jewish Roots of Christianity”  Earn credits towards your theology degree or do it
    for your own spiritual benefit.  Contact Pastor Coreen to register today. 

    KEENAGERS (55+): We will take a break for the next two weeks. 
    We begin a new study on November 25.  “Christ is Superior – a Study in Hebrews”   . Join us on Wednesday November  25 at 10:00 am on Pastor Art’s personal Facebook page or at 1:00 pm on our Keenagers Facebook Group as we stay connected through the Word of God. 

    OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD  This is your last week to get Shoeboxes.  Will you partner with us to share that glorious hope with boys and girls around the world – many who have never heard the Name of Jesus?   Deadline is November 15. Click here to find out more information about Samaritans Purse and what you can pack into your shoebox.

    A NIGHT WITH A & J – November 21 at  6:30 pm.  Come and hear the story of our International Workers A&J, learn about their future plans and become fully engaged with missions.  This is a family event.  Pre-registration is encouraged but walk-ins are welcome.  Click here to register.  For more information contact Pastor Joel.

    THE CHURCH OFFICE: office hours are Monday – Friday from 9 am -4 pm.  We are closed for lunch daily from noon- 1pm. 

    Please keep your eye out for weekly updates. Sign up for the newsletter if you haven’t already at https://www.sgac.net/newsletter 

    WE ARE ON INSTAGRAM! Follow us at sga.church


    Please note the following options for giving: 

    ONLINE GIVING
    Whether it is a one-time gift or you would like to schedule a recurring donation, you can  give online to Spruce Grove Alliance Church.  This option allows you to give using a Visa debit card or the traditional Visa or MasterCard credit cards.

     PRE-AUTHORIZED GIVING
    Pick up a pre-authorized debit agreement form from our church office or download one here. You can fill it out and then with a voided cheque - you can either scan it and email it to the office, or drop it off during regular office hours. 

    INTERAC/DEBIT
    During office hours, you can drop by and use the INTERAC/DEBIT machine at the Welcome Centre, then fill out your donation envelope as normal including your name, address, giving number and insert your debit receipt so we can disburse funds as directed in the Box on the counter. 

    E-TRANSFER
    Use E-Transfer to give at SGAC, using www.sgac/Give .  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.  Please also include your envelope # if you have one and your phone number in the note section. 

    IN PERSON
    During office hours, you can stop by the church office and drop off your donation in a sealed envelope.  Mark it Finance / Confidential 

    By MAIL / CHEQUE

    Mail your donation to:

    Spruce Grove Alliance Church
    Attn: Finance
    250 Century Road
    Spruce Grove, AB T7X 1W6 

    Thank you for your generosity in giving to SGAC.

    Questions: Please contact the church office at 780 962 4700 or by email corina.langdon@sgac.net.  You may also visit our website at www.sgac/Give


    PRAYER


    Please pray for:

    • Our Christian Workers: Camp Nakamun’s Leadership Team – SGAC’s local C & MA camp
    • Pastoral Team Staff Member: Children’s Pastor --Pastor Coreen Frey. Coreen is married to Dave and they have 3 married children.
    • Our Support Staff Team Member: Dave Janssen.  Dave is married to Dawn and they have 6 children.
    • Our Elders Team Member: Henry Banman. Henry is married to Anne and they have 3 married children.

    Family Matters

    • We want to pray for you. Please send your requests toprayer@sgac.net

     
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