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Weekly News for Sunday, August 13, 2023



Be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil   Ephesians 6:10 - 11

Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness.  Ephesians 6:14

And, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace.  Ephesians 6:15  

In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one.  Ephesians 6:16

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, praying.  Ephesians 17 - 18a 



Monday, Aug. 14 
9:30 am  Men's Prayer 

Tuesday, Aug. 15 
 7:00 pm  Board Meeting

Wednesday, Aug. 16

Thursday, Aug. 17
3:00 pm  Prayer for Ukraine/Russia & Beyond

Friday, Aug. 18 
Saturday, Aug. 19  
Sunday, Aug. 20 
10:00 am  Worship Service
10:00 am  Children's programming



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 3 year olds. Please visit the Check In Kiosk at the Nursery to sign in your children.

AWANA REGISTRATION  will be open Aug. 16 for ages 3 to Gr. 12. AWANA is a place where kids    connect with God through hearing and memorizing the Bible and being with friends during gym and table time.  Starts Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 4 - 5:30 pm and 5:40 - 6:40 pm for Grades 7 - 12.  Visit for more information and to  register.

OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT August 29 – Join us in our parking lot for a drive-in movie screening of   “I Still Believe”. This is a free event for adults & families with older children. Donations are appreciated with all proceeds over & above our costs going towards paying off the CLC. Click here for more  information & to register. Register by 9:00 am August 28 to be part of this fun end of summer event. 


If you would like to support the ministries of SGAC, there are a number of ways that you can give:

Cash or Cheque

Interac – at the Welcome Center

Preauthorized Payments from your bank account

E-transfer – using 

Online Donations through the website.  


Call the office or visit our website at to learn more about giving to SGAC.

It is our commitment to honour the Lord with the stewardship of what we have been entrusted with

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.  

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  Click here to visit our website and give online.



 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 Adult Ministries and Missions - Joel Marquez. Pastor Joel is married to Lolet. 

Our Support Team Staff Member - Debbie Funk - Admin Assistant. Debbie is married to Rod and they have two children.

Our Elders Team Member - Mike Piska. Mike is married to Bonny and they have three 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.


A HUGE THANK YOU to the more than 100 volunteers who made their schedules open to help us in all areas at VBS this past week.  With your help, we were able to minister to approximately 300 children in a safe and fun environment and help them grow in their faith. 

BRIDAL SHOWER FOR ALYSHA FUNK August 26 at 1:00 pm – Join us in the Fireside Room to           celebrate Alysha’s upcoming fall wedding to Enan Dyck. Open to all who attend SGAC. For more      information contact Kim Friesen.


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