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Weekly News Sunday August 7 2022

COME TO JESUS

A series on the parables and miracles of Jesus 

LOST & FOUND
Have you ever lost something? Have you ever been lost yourself?

In Luke 15:1-32, Jesus tells 3 parallel stories about something getting lost, searched for, and eventually found. Through these relatable stories, Jesus shines a light on the grace of the Heavenly Father and the call on His followers to reach the lost in this world, welcoming them home with abundant joy.


THIS WEEK


Monday, Aug. 08
9:15 am – 12:15 pm   VBS 

Tuesday, Aug 09
9:15 am – 12:15 pm  VBS 

Wednesday, Aug. 10
9:15 am – 12:15 pm   VBS 

Thursday, Aug. 11
9:15 am – 12:15 pm   VBS 

Friday, Aug. 12
9:15 am – 12:15 pm  VBS 

Saturday, Aug. 13
7:00 am Youth trip to Calgary Zoo 

CELEBRATION SUNDAY, Aug. 14
10:00 am  Worship Service followed by Family BBQ & games


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. 

SUMMER SERVICES - Until August 28, we will hold one service only, Sundays at 10:00 am.  Children’s Ministries summer programming for Nursery to finished Grace 6 is available. 

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! 

We need YOU for CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES this summer!

  • We are looking for a minimum of 1 more adult to be crew leader, a minimum of 6 more adults or older teens to be crew helpers, as well as decorators, prayer warriors and more! VBS will run from August 8 to 12 in the mornings. God is faithful to supply our needs!! We already have childcare available for volunteers with children age 3 or younger.
  • Can you help in Sunday School one or two weeks this summer?
  • Would you be willing to help serve in the kitchen on August 14 for VBS BBQ?

If you would like to help in any of these ways, please fill out a Summer Serve card in the chair pocket in front of you, connect with a Children’s Ministry staff member or email Debbie.   Come and be blessed as you bless!

VBS CELEBRATION SUNDAY BBQ  following the service on Sunday, August 14. Come and see what the kids learned during VBS about God’s Greatness and then stay for a BBQ and field games. We will provide the hamburgers and hot dogs; Please help us by providing the following: If your last name begins with A – O bring a LARGE salad to share and P-Z bring a LARGE dessert to share.

GRACE’S TABLE    We all go through tough times. If a meal would be helpful for you or someone you know, Grace’s Table would love to help out.  Meal pick-up is Friday August 13 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm.  Click here to register call the office 780-962-4700.  Registration deadline is Monday August 8.

YOUTH CALGARY ZOO ROAD TRIP
All youth from grade 7 to 12 are invited to join us for a Road Trip to Calgary Zoo on Saturday, August 13 from 7 am to 9 pm. Cost is $75 and includes transportation and zoo admission. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring food or money to purchase food at the zoo and on the way home. Deadline to register is Tuesday August 9. Click here to register.  Click here -- if you have not filled out the Youth Information form for 2021/2022 it is required for this trip.

GRACE’S PANTRY is very low on items and would greatly appreciate food donations for Graces Table happening August 12. Items like Canned meat (Tuna/ham/chicken), breakfast items (cereals, pancake mix, syrup, oatmeal, granola bars, peanut butter and jam) or household items (dish soap, toilet paper, household cleaner), etc. 

Growth Groups: Information is now on our website. Check it out for answers to Frequently Asked Questions and more. Watch for more details coming the end of August about the exciting September 11 launch. 

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


Giving Update

Weekly Giving  -  July 25 - 31, 2022                
General Fund Giving                              $  20,434 
Weekly Budget Required                       $  23,963 

Monthly Update July 31, 2022
General Fund Giving                            $ 71,918
General Fund Giving 5 week Avg      $ 14,384 

Church Year Update  July 1 – 31, 2022
General Fund Revenue YTD                     $  72,018
General Fund Expenses  YTD                  $   83,975
Budget Required YTD                               $ 103,840
Budget Shortfall                                         $  31,177
Global Advance Giving                             $  11,304
Canadian Ministries Giving                     $    2,080
Future Development Fund Giving          $  21,757


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: Young Life is a Christian mission that engages and mentors teens. Tracy Flynn (whose home church is SGAC) is the Area Director for South Edmonton & Rebecca Jack is the Area Director for Parkland.
  • Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pastor of Youth & Young Adults Ministries – Pastor Josh Palsky.  Josh is married to Beth and they have two children.
  • Our Support Staff Team Member: Kim Friesen. Kim is married to Paul and they have three children.
  • Our Elders Team Member: Steve Medeiros. Steve is married to Angele and they have four 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.

     

    • Do you have a sturdy high chair that you do not use? Our Nursery Dept is in need of another high chair in good condition.  Please call the church office if you are able to fill this need.

     

 

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