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Weekly News for Sunday, April 23, 2023


This week we launch a brand-new series as we plug in and talk about “Making Jesus Famous”.


Monday, April 24
9:30 am  Men's & Women's Prayer

Tuesday, April 25
7:00 pm  Youth Study

Wednesday, April 26
9:30 am   Keenagers Study
4:00 pm  AWANA Awards Ceremony
5:30 pm  Prayer for Ukraine & Beyond
7:30 pm  Young Adults Study

Thursday, April 27 
7:00 pm  Men's Floor Hockey

Friday, April 28
7:30 pm  Youth Worship Night

Saturday, April 29 

Sunday, April 30
9:15 am    Worship Service
11:15 am  Worship Service 


The Worship Service will also be on Facebook and YouTube at 9:15 am this 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 Grade 6. Please visit the Check In Kiosk foyer to sign in your children.                                                                                                                                         

WOMEN’S RETREAT – Pray for the 56 women who are wrapping up their weekend at Camp Nakamun today.
SINGIN’ THE GOSPEL, Tonight at 6:00 pm -  Special guests “The Fehr Family”.  This event is free, an     offering will be taken.

WOMEN’S DEEP DISH,  May 2 at 7:00 pm - Come for dessert, hear a testimony & participate in a craft as you build friendships with other women. Click here to register - space is limited .

SGAC IS HERE TO SERVE - SGAC is celebrating its 50th Anniversary by serving our community. Head over to our website today to find out more information and to sign up to serve from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, May 6. This event will be followed by a Community BBQ at 1 pm. Invite your friends and neighbours.

GRACE’S TABLE -  We all go through tough times.  If a warm and nutritious meal would be helpful for you or someone you know. Click here to register or call the office by Monday,  May 8.  Meal pick up is Friday, May 12  between 5:00 and  6:30 pm at SGAC.
BAPTISMS AT  SGAC, Sunday, May 14 – If you are interested in baptism please grab a brochure from the Welcome Centre and connect with a pastor today.

YOUTH EVENTS  Fridays at 7:30 pm
April 28  - Youth Worship Night  for all youth.

May 5 – Jr. High is SGACY Games Sr. High is Taco Night, bring $5.

Grad Banquet for all 2023 Grads, their families and all Sr. Highs, 5:30 pm on Friday, May 26. Tickets for the graduates are complimentary, $25 for family, friends and Sr. High. Click here to register today.

Grad Mystery Road Trip, Saturday, May 27 to Sunday, May 28. Cost is $200. For more information and to register Click here

SPRING MINI GROWTH GROUP LEADERS – This short four-week Growth Group semester starts the week of May 28 & we are looking for leaders/coordinators. We want to create opportunities for our people to connect. This can look like a study or even an outdoor activity because we know that Albertans love to be outside when the weather is good. Please contact Pastor Karen or Pastor Joel to learn more.

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

 Website -
 Facebook - @sprucegrovealliancechurch@sgacwomen@sgacyouth@sgackeenagersgroup, 
 Instagram -
 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 -   April 10 - 17, 2023
General Fund Giving                       $         24,506
Weekly Budget Required               $         23,963
Borrowed funds to date                 $    1,250,000
Interest Rate                                                 7.20%

Monthly Update: March 2023  
General Fund Giving                         $  84,500 
General Fund Giving - 39 Wk Avg $  25,960 
Future Development Fund               $  77,828

Year to Date Financial Update (Jul 1/22 to Mar 31/23) 
General Fund Revenue YTD (39 wks)      $   1,018,899
General Fund Expenses YTD (39 wks)     $      836,409
Budget Required YTD                                 $      934,557 
Budget Surplus                                            $         84,342
Global Advance Giving                                $      123,611
Canadian Ministries Giving                         $        14,043
Future Development Fund Giving              $      422,500

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 -  K. I. works for an American school in Niger.  Her parents attend SGAC. 

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member - Pastor of Youth and Young Adults, Josh Palsky. Pastor Josh is married to Beth & they have two children. 

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

Our Elders Team Member - Dan Ibsen. Dan is married to Melodie and they have four children.

Please pray for our team of 8 Young Adults who are in Mexico until April 26 working  alongside YWAM Mazatlan Base.

We want to pray with you.  If you have prayer or praise requests contact us at  or fill out a Connection Card & place it in the offering plate.


Lane Seely, our Youth Intern, is finishing up his work with us and we would like bless him and Tess with a Love Offering. We will be collecting Love Offerings on      Sunday, April 30. Please note Love Offerings are non-receiptable. Cheques should be made payable to Lane Seely, Sorry, no debit transactions.

INVEST IN THE FUTURE OF SGAC TODAY by accepting the Future Development Team’s challenge. If you call SGAC home, please consider:

  • Making a financial gift perhaps matching what Children’s Ministry raised.
  • Purchasing “your seats” and seats for those who you might invite to SGAC.
  • Praying for the people in our community who will be served in our new building. For more information visit The Loop on our website.






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