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Weekly News for Sunday, January 1, 2023

Vision Verse 2023

Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take. 
(Proverbs 3:5-6)

As we head into the New Year, we will look at what trusting God and seeking His will looks like. 


THIS WEEK


Monday, January 2
Office Closed

Tuesday, January 3

Wednesday, January 4
6:30 pm    Missions Action Team Meeting

Thursday, January 5

Friday, January 6

Saturday, January 7

Sunday, January 8
9:15 am    Worship Service
11:15 am  Worship Service
1:30 pm    Youth Parents Meeting


CHURCH LIFE UPDATES


The Worship Service will also be on Facebook and YouTube at 10 am thid Sunday.   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 age 2. Please visit the Check In Kiosk next to the nursery to sign in your children. Regular children’s programming will return January 8 for nursery to
grade 6. 

SGAC LIBRARY - Looking for a new devotional for 2023? Have an old one you would like to donate? Visit the Library’s Devotional Exchange Program. 

YOUNG ADULTS MISSION TRIP FUNDRAISER -Donate all your empty bottles and cans to the Young Adults Mission Trip. Drop off your bottles directly to the Spruce Grove Bottle Depot by putting the code AXS8 on your bags and let them know it is for the SGAC Young Adults Mission Trip or  drop your bottles off at the church on SUNDAY, JANUARY 8. Click HERE to skip the line at the bottle depot. 

YOUTH PARENTS’ MEETING on Sunday, January 8 at 1:30 pm. Come hear what Pastor Josh has planned for our youth in the new year. 

RETURNING THE WEEK OF JANUARY 8 -
Men’s & Women’s Prayer - Monday, January 9 @ 9:30 am

Youth Bible Study - Tuesday, January 10 @ 7:00 pm

AWANA & Trek & Journey - Wednesday, January 11 @ 4:00 pm & 5:40 pm

Grief Share - Wednesday, January 11 @ 7:00 pm

Young Adult Bible Study - Wednesday, January 11 @ 7:30 pm

Youth Friday Night Event - Gorgon,  Friday, January 13 @ 7:30 pm

For more information on these and other events, visit our website calendar.

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 with a warm and nutritious meal. Meal pick up is Friday, January 13 between 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm at SGAC. Register on our website or by calling the office. For more
information call the office at 780-962-4700 or email Kim

DLST - Register with Pastor Coreen for “Reaching a Postmodern World” by Dr. Greg Williamson,
running January 19 - 21. Study the prevalent shift in thought and culture commonly referred to as
 Postmodernism. Come away equipped to be relevant in communicating the Gospel to a changing world.

VISION VERSE ‘23 -  Select your Vision Verse ‘23 for next Sunday, January 8. What does God want to do in your life in the new year? Where is He asking you to place your focus in your spiritual life? In what part of your life do you need to pursue God? What promise from God do you need to claim? 


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

 Website - sgac.net

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

 Instagram - @sga.church, @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 - Dec. 19 to Dec. 25, 2022
General Fund Giving                           $93,661
Weekly Budget Required                     $23,963


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 give@sgac.net.  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.) 

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: Jon & Angie Coutts live in Calgary where Jon is the Assistant Professor of Christian Theology at Ambrose University. Angie’s parents attend SGAC.

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pastor of Children & Family Ministries Coreen Frey. Pastor Coreen is married to Dave and they have 3 children. 

Our Support Team Staff Member: Kari Gehlert. Kari is married to Lorne and they have 5 children.  

Our Elders Team Member: Paul Friesen. Paul is married to Kim and they have 3 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.


FAMILY MATTERS

Praying many blessings over you for 2023! Happy New Year! 

Our pastors wish to express their gratitude for your generosity, love and support through the Blessing Tree. THANK YOU! 

2022 Tax Receipts: Please ensure that the church has your current address, especially if you moved in 2022. Thanks!

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