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Weekly News for Sunday, January 8, 2023

VISION VERSE 2023

 It’s a new year and time to catch a new VISION for our lives. We want to be sure that we are building our life on the rock and not the sand as Jesus illustrated in Matthew 7:24-27. Let’s put His words into practice in 2023. 


THIS WEEK


Monday, January 9
9:30 am    Women's and Men's Prayer

Tuesday, January 10
7:00pm  Youth Bible Study

Wednesday, January 11
4:00 pm  AWANA
5:40 pm  Trek & Journey
7:00 pm  Grief Share
7:30 pm  Young Adults Study

Thursday, January 12

Friday, January 13
5:00 pm  Grace's Table Meal Pick-up
7:30 pm  Youth Gorgon

Saturday, January 14

Sunday, January 15
9:15 am    Worship Service
11:15 am  Worship Service
1:00 pm    Filippino Care Group
6:00 pm   Faith on Fire


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.

YOUTH
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.
Tuesday Night Bible Study Starts January 10
Gorgon  Friday Night, January 13 at 7:30 pm
Civilization Friday Night January 20 7:30 pm   Bring Cardboard! 

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. By Monday      January 9. For more information call the office at    780-962-4700 or email Kim.friesen@sgac.net. 

FAITH ON FIRE - Join us next Sunday January 15 at 6:00 pm for a night of worshipping our King.

VISION VERSE ‘23 -  Select your Vision Verse ‘23     Today in the service.  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?   Pastor Brent will explain how to submit your Vision Verse during the service.  Be sure to pick up 2 cards in the foyer on your way out. 

GROWTH GROUPS - will be having our Winter Launch next Sunday, January 15.  Plan to stay after the service to meet the facilitators and sign up. 

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. 

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. 26 to Dec. 31, 2022
General Fund Giving                             $42,017
Weekly Budget Required                     $23,963

Weekly Giving - January 1, 2023
General Fund                                        $11,632
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: Ray & Cindy Perry work with the C&MA in Mexico. Ray's parents attend SGAC.

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member: Pastor of Worship, Arts & Prayer - Pastor Andrew Bugiera married to Amy and they have 3 children. 

Our Support Team Staff Member: Dave Janssen. Dave is married to Dawn and they have 6 children.  

Our Elders Team Member: Steve Medeiros. Steve is married to Angele and they have 4 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

Feel free to stay and connect after the service  over donuts which were provided by a generous donor.

CONGRATULATIONS to Jesse and Alesha Smoole in the dedication of their son  Benjim Anthony to the Lord last Sunday.

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

 

 

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