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Weekly News for Sunday, March 28, 2021

Presentation of the King!

Luke 19:28-40

Behold, your King is coming to you!

Lets take every opportunity to lay before the throne of our mighty King Jesus all of our struggles, failures, shame, guilt and fear as well as our successes, victories and trophies.  Let’s submit all to the Lordship of Jesus and be led by His Holy Spirit and His truth.  Let’s walk with our brothers and sisters in Christ, bearing each other’s burdens and together fulfill our calling to make disciples of all the nations.  Let’s not let the rocks cry out but instead may nothing be heard over our passionate praise and worship of our King.

Hosanna, Hosanna, Hosanna in the Highest!  Come Lord Jesus, save us!


This Week


Monday, March 29  
9:30 am  Women’s Prayer
9:30 am   Men’s Prayer

Tuesday, March 30
Spring Break   No Youth event tonight 

Wednesday, March 31
9:45 am   Keenagers Study
6:30 pm  “ When Faith Stands – Fear Runs”  Illusionist Presentation
8:00 pm   Young Adults Study 

Thursday, April 01
8:00 pm Systematic Theology Hash-Out online 

Friday, April 02
9:15 am and 11:15 am   Good Friday Services Pre-registration required

Saturday, April 03 

Easter Sunday, April 04
8:30, 10:00 and 11:30 am   Easter Sunday Services    Must be pre-registered
9:30 am Sunday School online
10:00 am  Service live-streamed online.


JOURNEY UPDATES


E- TRANSFER UPDATE : Our E-Transfer address has changed. Please direct all E-Transfers to give@sgac.net

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING: All SGAC members and adherents are invited to join us on March 28 at 2:00 pm as we vote on the next steps and direction for the Future Development of SGAC.  Watch the website for more information to come.  

KEENAGERS   We are excited to re-launch in person Keenagers, while continuing to offer an online option via Zoom, every Wednesday morning at 9:45 am in the Sanctuary.  Join Pastor Joel for a time of teaching, prayer & fellowship.

WORSHIP AND GOSPEL ILLUSIONS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Join us on Wednesday, March 31 at 6:30 pm as Steve Harmer, Christian Gospel Illusionist, presents Biblical Truth in a fun and entertaining way. Steve will present his Illusions as Illustrations presentation called “When Faith Stands - Fear Runs” based on 1 Corinthians 16:14-15. Please pre-register online.  Cost is $5 per person. Please note this evening will run within the AHS guidelines.

GOOD FRIDAY,   April 2 Join us in person or online for one of our two Good Friday services, 9:15 am or 11:15 am, as we quietly reflect on the sacrifice of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. If you prefer to join us from home the service will be streamed live at 9:15 am. Registration will be required and can be found at www.sgac.net. Registration will open on Monday, March 29 and close on Thursday, April 1.

EASTER SUNDAY, April 4  Join us in-person or online for our Easter Sunday service as we celebrate our risen King! Please pre-register starting March 31 for 8:30 am, 10:00 am or 11:30 am.  If you prefer to join us from home the service will be streamed live at 10:00 am.  CHRIST IS RISEN!!    Discovery Island will be available for age 3 to gr 6. Please note we have limited space for children and pre-registration is REQUIRED.  For more information please visit our website or watch for your weekly Newsletter. If you do not receive our weekly newsletter you can sign up on our website

CHURCH OFFICE will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. It will re-open Tuesday April 6.

WOMEN’S DAYBREAK AND EVENING EDITION  Join Pastor Karen as she facilitates Me & My Big Mouth by Andy Stanley. Have you ever said something you wish you could take back? Of course you have. We all have. Even if what you said was true, those words may have cost you your job, your reputation, or even a relationship. Conversations don't come with backspace buttons, so how do we prevent our big mouths from getting us in big trouble next time? Learn the secret in this 4-part study. There are in-person & online options for this 4 week study.  Click here to register.

MEN’S STUDY  Join Pastor Joel for a 5 week bible study on 1 Peter starting on April 12.  Registration is encouraged but drop-ins are welcome.  Click here to register.

WOMEN’S RETREAT   April 17   Join us for a one-day retreat onsite at SGAC.  Our theme is "You're my place of quiet retreat; I wait for your Word to renew me" - Pslam 119:114 MSG. We will spend the day worshiping the Lord, meditating on scripture, growing closer to each other, getting crafty & having fun together. Cost is $30 which includes lunch & supper (individually packaged) and anything required to get crafty.  Register online or in person at the office before noon on Monday, April 12.  We hope you can join us! Click here to register. 

PRAYER: If you would like personal prayer please join Pastors Jim and Brenda in the Prayer Room following the service. If you are joining us online please send your prayer request to us by clicking here. We want to pray for you. 

WE ARE ON INSTAGRAM! Follow us at sga.church!


Giving Update

Giving Week of  March 15 - 21, 2021                  
General Fund Giving                           $  13,556                      
General Fund Budget                          $  22,602                     
Future Dev. Fund                                 $    5,093   

Giving – July 1, to February 28, 2021
General Fund
General Fund Giving  - YTD               $ 708,823
Budgeted Need -  YTD                         $ 791,070
Global Advance Giving                        $   92,426
Canadian Ministries Giving               $    17,592
Future Dev Fund                                  $  387,123


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: Daryl & Birgit Sam pastor a church in Monaco. Daryl previously served on the pastoral team at SGAC.  They have 3 children. 
  • Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pastor of Outreach Men & Missions -- Pastor Joel Marquez.   Joel is married to Lolet.
  • Our Support Staff Team Member: Debbie Funk. Debbie is married to Rod.  They have 2 children.
  • Our Elders Team Member: Paul Friesen. Paul is married to Kim and they have 3 children.

FAMILY MATTERS

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