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Weekly News for Sunday, Sept. 3, 2023


Today we will be focusing on Judges 4.  In this passage Deborah takes God at His Word and it shapes her actions.  Do we trust God’s Word and step up where He calls us to?



Monday, Sept. 4 
Labor Day Holiday 
Church office is Closed

Tuesday, Sept. 5 

Wednesday, Sept. 6 
4:00 pm  AWANA
5:40 pm  Trek/Journey
5:45 pm  Prayer for Ukraine/Russia & Beyond

Thursday, Sept. 7

Friday, Sept. 8
5:00 pm  Grace's Table Meal Pick Up
Saturday, Sept. 9 
9:00 am  Equipping Event
Sunday, Sept. 10
9:15 & 11:15 am  Worship Service
9:15 & 11:15 am  Children's Programming
12:30 pm  Fall Launch Family BBQ
6:00 pm  Faith on Fire



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.

MONDAY, September 4 is Labour Day Holiday.  The   Church office will be closed.

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.

ADULT FALL GROWTH GROUPS – Watch for the    fall catalogue link in The Loop on September 6.      Registration opens on September 10 and most    groups start the last week in September. Plan to       join a group to get connected & grow in your faith  this fall.

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.

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.

FAITH ON  FIRE   All ages are invited to join us Sunday, September 10 at 6 pm for a night of worship to our King.

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.

NEW ATTENDERS LUNCH  September 24 following the 11:15 service. If you are new to SGAC in the past year and have not yet attended a New Attenders Lunch, plan to come and meet our pastors, hear about our  ministries and connect with others who are new. Click here to register. For more  information contact Pastor Joel.

ALPHA Starts September 27 at 7:00 pm. Registration is now open for this multi-week course that creates a space to discuss life’s big questions about faith & God. Come and explore the meaning of life together in a friendly, open & informal environment. Click here to register. 

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  - Camp Nakamun’s Leadership Team--SGAC’s local C&MA Camp. 

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member -  Pastor of Adult Ministries - Karen Houcher.  Pastor Karen is married to Dan and they have five  children. 

Our Support Team Staff Member -Candice Terney - Children’s Ministry Assistant. Candice is married to Mike and they have five children. 

Our Elders Team Member - 

Orv Perry. Orv is married to Peggi 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.