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Weekly News for Sunday, May 14, 2023

Making Jesus Famous  

We continue our Making Jesus Famous series this week by exploring what some have said is the greatest short story in all of human history and literature – The Story of the Lost Son (Luke 15). 

To all the women who've inspired us, encouraged us, loved us....
To all the women who've raised us, pushed us forward and believed in us....
To all the women....
We love each and every one of you! Happy Mother's Day! 


Monday, May 15
9:30 am  Men's & Women's Prayer

Tuesday, May 16 
11:30 am  Church  office is closed for staff meeting offsite
7:00 pm  Youth Study

Wednesday, May 17
9:30 am   Keenagers Study
5:30 pm  Prayer for Ukraine & Beyond
7:30 pm  Young Adults Study

Thursday, May 18 
7:00 pm  Men's Floor Hockey

Friday, May 19 

Saturday, May 20 

Sunday, May 21 
8:15 am    Praise & Worship with Flags
9:15 am    Worship Service
11:15 am  Worship Service 
1:00 pm  Filipino Study 


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.   

SPRING MINI GROWTH GROUPSRegistration is now open online or in-person at the Welcome Centre today where you can also pick up the spring catalogue with 7+ groups to choose from. These  adult groups start the week of May 28 and run for 4 weeks. Join a group to grow in your faith, make new friends & get connected. Contact Pastor Karen or Pastor Joel for more information.

KEENAGERS (55+) meet on Wednesdays at 9:30 am & it’s not too late to join their latest study – The    Power of Jesus Names by Tony Evans. Come for a time of learning, prayer & connection. For more    information contact Pastor Steve.

DLST - May 25-27 join us for “Davidic Worship” with Dr. Paul Harhem. This is a study on the Tabernacle of David with emphasis on praise and worship. Learn how to employ and enjoy the privilege and principles of worship. Contact Pastor Coreen to register.

PRAISE & WORSHIP WITH FLAGS - Join us to worship and praise God using flags and dance. Each pre-service session will start with prayer and scriptural references and run from 8:15-8:45am in the Sanctuary. Mark your calendars for May 28, June 4, June 11, and June 25. 

Friday, May 26 at 5:30 pm,
Sr. High – Grad Banquet. Registration is required. The Grad banquet is open to all Sr. Highs, SGAC 2023 grads & their families. Cost is $25 per person, grads are free. Click here to register.

Friday, May 26 at 7:30pm, Jr. High – Terminal Velocity

Grad Mystery Road Trip registration is open for all SGAC 2023 grads. We will leave from the church on Saturday, May 27 and return Sunday, May 28. Cost is $200. Click here to register today!
Youth Retreat – June 9 & 10 at SGAC. Early bird rate is $35 until May 27. Click here to register today!

PRAYER WITH A&J – May 30 at 7:00 pm there is an opportunity to join from the comfort of your home in a Zoom prayer meeting for Soli Island with A&J. If you are interested in participating in this, contact Pastor Joel for details. 

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 -  May 1 - 7, 2023
General Fund Giving                       $         28,833
Weekly Budget Required               $         23,963
Borrowed funds to date                 $    1,650,000
Interest Rate                                                 7.20%

Monthly Update: April 2023
General Fund Giving                       $    138,443 
General Fund Giving (44wks)        $      26,157 
Future Development Fund             $    133,671 

Year to Date Update (Jul 1/22 to Apr. 30/23)
General Fund Revenue YTYD (44wks)     $  1,158,904 
General Fund Expenses (44wks)               $     979,790
Budget Required YTD                                 $  1,054,372
Budget Surplus                                            $      104,532 
Global Advance Giving                               $      136,903
Canadian Ministries Giving                        $        14,866
Future Development Fund Giving             $      556,171 

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  -Dave & Jen are from Devon and work with C&MA in a creative access nation.  They are part of SGAC’s cluster group.

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

Our Support Team Staff 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.

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.



CONGRATULATIONS to the following who are taking the step of obedience in being baptized today:
Alison Czarnecki   
Len Gilbert
Doreen Gilbert    
Emma Kelly
Owen Kincheloe
Also congrats to Angela Wolthuis who was baptized at Women’s Retreat at Camp Nakamun April  22.

DID YOU MISS OUR 50th ANNIVERSARY service last week? Go to our website to catch videos from local dignitaries, an SGAC history video, commissioning of the CLC, worship through the ages & more. And stop by the Welcome Centre today to pick up a 50th   Anniversary booklet with history & information about SGAC. 

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