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Weekly News Sunday April 10 2022

Who Is The King?

John 12: 12-16

 The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. 13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!”  “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”  “Blessed is the king of Israel!”  Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, as it is written: “Do not be afraid, Daughter Zion; see, your king is coming, seated on a donkey’s colt.” At first his disciples did not understand all this. Only after Jesus was glorified did they realize that these things had been written about him and that these things had been done to him.


THIS WEEK


Monday, April 11
9:30 am   Men and Women’s Prayer time
7:00 pm  GriefShare
7:00 pm   Men’s Study 

Tuesday, April 12
9:00 am   Women’s Study
7:00 pm   Youth Studies
7:00 pm   Prayer for Ukraine 

Wednesday, April 13
9:45 am  Keenagers Study
4:00 pm  AWANA
7:00 pm  Women’s Study
7:30 pm  Young  Adults 

Thursday, April 14 

Good Friday, April 15
10:00 am   Good Friday Service 

Saturday, April 16             

EASTER Sunday, April 17
9:15 and 11:15 am  Worship Services with  Sunday School


JOURNEY UPDATES


 The Worship Service will also be on Facebook and YouTube at 9:15am Sunday mornings.   For more information please visit our website or watch for your bi-weekly newsletter. If you do not receive our weekly newsletter you can download it here from our website.

COMMUNION SUNDAY  Today we celebrate the Lord’s Supper.  If you are watching from home – have your bread and juice prepared so we can partake together.

YOUTH SUNDAY SERIES  Join Bryan K. in the Fireside Room at 11:40am (just after the worship part of the service) Today.  This will be cancelled for Easter Sunday. We will look at what scripture says about Jesus and his journey to the Cross.   Open to all youth  Grade 7 – 12.

A BIG THANK YOU to the volunteers who helped with rebar for the new building last week.  If you’ve ever asked “how can I help?”, we would love to connect you with the construction & maintenance teams.  Now that spring is here there will be yard work and other opportunities to serve in this way.  All ages are welcome – call the church office to express your interest to help.

ARE YOU NEW TO SGAC? We want to help you get connected.  Fill out a connection card and stop by the Welcome Centre so we can meet you & give you a small gift to say thanks for joining us.  We hope SGAC will soon start to feel like home!

MEN’S EVENING STUDY – The Gospel of Mark by Francis Chan starts Monday, April 11 at 7:00 pm in the Oasis. Come & explore the major themes of the Gospel of Mark and learn to embrace the journey of discipleship. Click here for more information & to register.

INVITATIONS AVAILABLE for our GOOD FRIDAY service April 15 at 10:00 am & EASTER SUNDAY services April 17 at 9:15 and 11:15 am. Stop by the Welcome Centre to pick up invite cards & free Jesus DVDs to give to your neighbours, co-workers, friends & family and invite them to join us this Easter season.

CHILDREN’S BIBLES are available for purchase Sunday mornings starting April 3 while supplies last. Stop by the Check In Kiosk to see the selection for preschool to preteen Bibles. Cost varies between $15 and $28 each.

DEEPER LIFE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY  April 21 - 25  The book of Matthew part 1.  Please register today with Pastor Coreen. 

UKRAINE RELIEF SUPPORT  In response to this urgent situation the Christian & Missionary Alliance in Canada has connected with The Church of Christ in Poland. Donations can be made to help supply food, clothing, shelter and transportation by indicating “Ukraine Relief Fund” on your offering envelope. Video updates of what is happening in Poland are available on our website under Local and Global Missions.    We are holding an evening of Corporate Prayer each Tuesday at 7:00 pm in Portable One to lift this country up in their time of need. 

YOUTH EVENTS coming up:

  • April 22 at 7:30 pm Friday Night Youth Terminal Velocity
  • Youth Spring Retreat; Friday, May 13 to Saturday, May 14. Click here to register.

FLOWER BASKET FUNDRAISER  Once again we are offering an opportunity to purchase flower baskets from Aspen Grove Garden Nurseries to support the Future Development Fund for our new building. Pick Up will be at the Nurseries Friday May 6 between 12 noon and 7:00 pm.  Click here for more detailed information and how to purchase. 

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


Giving Update

Giving Week of  April 3, 2022                
General Fund Giving                              $   27,858                       
Weekly Budget Required                       $   22,606  

Monthly Update – March 31, 2022
General Fund Giving                             $  84,530
Future Development Fund                  $   55,450

 

Church Year Update  July 1 – Mar 31, 2022
General Fund  Revenue YTD            $  842,048
Budget Required – YTD                     $  881,634 
Budget Surplus/Shortfall                 ($    39,586)
Global Advance                                   $    79,482
Canadian Ministries Giving              $    26,246  
Future Develop. Fund Giving           $  294,555     


  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: Ace & Cecelia Cheung work with the C&MA in Niger and are part of SGAC’s cluster group. They have two daughters.
  • Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pastor of Youth and Young Adults – Pastor Josh Palsky. Josh is married to Beth and they have two children.
  • Our Support Staff Team Member: Candice Terney.  Candice is married to Mike and they have 5 children.
  • Our Elders Team Member: Paul Friesen. Paul is married to Kim and they have three children.

FAMILY MATTERS


  • PRAYER:If you would like personal prayer please join our Pastors in the Sanctuary 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.

              

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