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Weekly News for Sunday, August 27, 2023


This Sunday we look at King David as an example of God "exalting the humble" and consider what it means to be a person after God's own heart.



Monday, Aug. 28 
9:30 am  Men's Prayer 
9:30 am Women's Prayer

Tuesday, Aug. 29 
7:30 pm  Drive-in Movie

Wednesday, Aug. 30

Thursday, Aug. 31
3:00 pm  Prayer for Ukraine/Russia & Beyond

Friday, Sept. 1
Saturday, Sept. 2 
Sunday, Sept. 3
9:15 & 11:15 am  Worship Service
9:15 & 11:15 am  Children's Programming



The Worship Service will also be on Facebook and YouTube at 10:00 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 Six. Please visit the Check In Kiosk in the Foyer to sign in your children.

BENEVOLENT OFFERING - Since today is communion Sunday, there will be an opportunity for you to give as you leave at the end of the service. This money goes towards Grace's Table & helping out those in need in our community.

OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT August 29 at 7:30 pm. 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 (including Drive-in Movie Tips) and to register by August 28.

ON SEPTEMBER 3, we return to two services at  9:15 am  and 11:15 am. Mark your calendars to take note of this change.

AWANA REGISTRATION  is open 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.

ON SEPTEMBER 3, we return to two services at  9:15 am  and 11:15 am. Mark your calendars to take note of this change.

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 & nutritious meal. Meal pick-up is Friday, Sept. 8 from 5-6:30 pm. Click here to register before Sept. 4 or call the church office.

VOLUNTEER FOR GRACE'S TABLE - If you are interested in being schedules to help on one of our Grace's Table teams this fall, click here for access to the volunteer form.

EQUIPPING EVENT September 9 at 9:00 am. Join us for a workshop with guest Verna Verity on how to be better equipped for ministry by learning how to "join God" in what He's doing in people's lives by having conversations that move people forward in their faith. This event is open to all SGAC  volunteers. There will be Adult Ministries & Children's Ministries breakout sessions following the workshop. Click here for more information & to register by September 7.

FALL KICK-OFF Sunday, September 10. Join us to learn what is happening this fall & stay after the 11:15 am service for a BBQ. Last name A-N bring a dessert to share and O-Z bring a salad to share.

KEENAGERS (55+) CORN ROAST September 13 at 11:30 am. Come for a time of fellowship to kick off the new ministry year. This event is offsite at Arlie Jespersen’s farm. Please bring a salad or dessert to share. Registration is appreciated to help us plan. Click here to register. For more information contact Pastor Steve.

GRIEFSHARE starts September 13 at 7:00 pm - This 14 week grief support group offers help & encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend and is open to anyone in the Parkland County area. Click here for more information & to register.

SAVE THE DATE  Our Annual General Meeting will take place at 2pm on September 17.  Please plan to attend. The 2022-23 Annual Reports are now available at the Welcome Centre.

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

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member -  Pastor of Children's Ministries, Coreen Frey. Pastor Coreen is married to Dave and they have three children.

Our Support Team Staff Member - Josiah Sawatzky.

Our Elders Team Member - Dan Ibsen. Dan is married to Melodie 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.


We rejoice with Kaydren Ralston in taking the step of obedience in being baptized today.

CLC VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - if you have availability next week to help in the CLC with moving, installation & odd jobs, click here to let us know when you are available or call the church office.

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