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Weekly News for Sunday, November 20, 2022

What is my role in making things right with the world?
Today we will look at The Good Samaritan, one of Jesus' most famous parables. (Luke 10:25-37)


Monday, November 21
9:30 am  Men's & Women's Prayer
7:00 pm  Growth Group #3

Tuesday, November 22
9:00 am  Growth Groups #6, 7 & 8
4:00 pm  Christmas Musical Rehearsal
7:00 pm  Youth Bible Study

Wednesday, November 23
9:30 am  Keenagers (Seniors 55+) 
4:00 pm  AWANA
5:30 pm  Prayer for Ukraine, Russia and Beyond
5:40 pm  AWANA Trek & Journey
7:00 pm  Growth Group #11 
7:00 pm  Grief Share
7:30 pm  Young Adults Bible Study

Thursday, November 24
6:30 pm  Growth Group #13 - Single Moms
6:30 pm  Youth Missing Persons
6:30 pm  Growth Group #16 (POY)

Friday, November 25
6:30 pm  Grade 5/6 Community Night
6:30 pm   DLST

Saturday, November 26
9:30 am  Children's Musical Rehearsal

Sunday, November 27
9:15 & 11:15 am Worship Services
1:00 pm  Growth Group #2
6:00 pm  Singin' the Gospel


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

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! 

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMING is available for nursery to grade 6.  Please visit the Check In Kiosk in the foyer to sign in your children. 

FAITH ON FIRE - Sunday, November 20 at 6:00 pm. Join us for a Night in Worship to our King. 

JOIN THE KEENAGERS on November 23 at 9:30 am to hear from special guest Steve Kim (Area Director - Apologetics Canada). Steve will be teaching on Unquenchable Fire: Reconciling God, Love & the Uncomfortable Doctrine of Hell. Open to all seniors (55+).

YOUTH MISSING PERSONS - November 25 at 6:30 pm. We will head to West Edmonton Mall in search of our leaders in disguise. Parent volunteers will be needed for this event. Please let Pastor Josh or Lane know if you can help out. Note the time change for this event.

GRADE 5/6 COMMUNITY NIGHT - Friday, November 25 at 6:30 pm. Grade 5/6’s invite your friends for a time of fun hanging out together. 

CHILDREN’S MUSICAL REHEARSAL - For all Grade 1 to 6  children that will participate in the ensemble for this year’s Christmas Musical.  We will have 3 Saturday morning rehearsals, November 26, December 3 and December 10 from 9:30 - 11:30 am.  The musical is on December 11 during both Sunday services.  For more information contact Pastor Coreen. 

HALLOWEEN CANDY DONATIONS - Children’s Ministry is looking for donations of candy to provide candy bags following the Christmas Musical. If you have extra candy that you would like to donate please
contact Pastor Coreen.

SINGIN’ THE GOSPEL - Sunday, November 27 at 6:00 pm. Join us for special guests “3 & Company” and “Sterling John”. This is a free event, an offering will be taken. 

CHRISTMAS AT CAMP NAKAMUN - Enjoy a delicious turkey dinner and fellowship with others out at Camp Nakamun on december 3. Dinner is at 5:30 pm and is $20/plate. Feel free to head out early and connect with others. Click here to register. You can also stop by the Welcome Centre to register in person on Sunday morning. Registration must be in by November 25. 

MEMBERSHIP CLASS - December 4 at 11:15 am. Come & discover what membership at SGAC is all about.  Click here to register. 

GRIEFSHARE SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS - December 10 at 2:00 pm in the Oasis. Are you wondering how you will durvive the weeks surrounding Christmas? "Surviving the Holidays" is especially for people who are grieving a loved one's death. Limited space is available. Click here to register.

TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION on these & other events check out the following:

 Website -

 Facebook - @sprucegrovealliancechurch, @sgacwomen, @sgacyouth, @sgackeenagersgroup, @sgackids

 Instagram -, @youngadults.sgac, @sgacyouth, @sgac.women

 YouTube - @sprucegrovealliancechurch

Are you in “The Loop”?  Don’t miss out on Pastor Brent’s weekly e-newsletter which comes out every Wednesday afternoon.  If you have not subscribed to SGAC’s e-newsletter, you can do that at “SGAC Downloads” on our website where you can also read this week’s edition of The Loop. 

Giving Update

Weekly Giving - Nov. 7 to Nov. 13, 2022
General Fund                                        $25,615  
Weekly Budget Required                    $23,963

Please note the following options for 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. 

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. 

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. 

Use E-Transfer to give at SGAC, using  Please include your offering envelope number and contact information.  In the notes section please indicate how you would like your donation designated, ie. General Fund, Canadian Ministries etc.. The money is deposited directly into the church account and does not require a security question.  (This method of giving is not to be used for registrations.) 

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

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  You may also visit our website at www.sgac/Give


Please pray for:

Our Christian Workers: Ace & Ceclia Cheung work with the C&MA in Niger and are part of SGAC's cluster group. they have two daughters.

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pator of Worship & Prayer - Andrew Bugiera. Pastor Andrew is marrried to Amy & they have three children.

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

Our Elders Team Member: Dan Ibsen. Dan is married to Melody and they have four adult children.

If you would like personal prayer please join our Pastors and prayer team 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 your needs.


Congratulations to Reverend Andrew Bugiera on passing his ordination interview.

You are invited to an open house to celebrate Fred Schotte's 91st birthday on Saturday, November 26 from 2 to 5 pm here at the church.

Thanks to your generosity 202 children will receive Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes this year.

Lost & Found items are located on the tables across from the bathrooms & will be removed on November 28.


NeighbourLink Parkland - Stockings of Care: Adopt a stocking for a senior or single young adult to remind them that they are not forgotten this Christmas. Call 780-960-9669 for more information & to receive a stocking assignment.


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