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Weekly News for Sunday, September 10, 2023


Today is going to be AMAZING as we LAUNCH into the fall! God has great things in store for us in the days ahead. Be here to hear all about it!


Monday, Sept. 11 
9:30 am  Men's Prayer 
9:30 am  Women's Prayer

Tuesday, Sept. 12 

Wednesday, Sept. 13
11:30 am Keenager's Corn Roast at Arlie Jespersen's
4:00 pm  AWANA
5:40 pm  Trek/Journey
5:45 pm  Prayer for Ukraine/Russia & Beyond
6:30 pm  GriefShare

Thursday, Sept. 14

Friday, Sept. 15
 7:30 pm Jr. Jigh Capture the Flag
7:30 pm  Sr. High Taligate
7:30 pm POY Growth Group

Saturday, Sept. 16 

Sunday, Sept. 17
9:15 & 11:15 am  Worship Service
9:15 & 11:15 am  Children's Programming
2:00 pm Annual General Meeting


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! 

nursery to Grade 6. Nursery and 2 year olds check in at the nursery and preschool to grade 6 visit the check in kiosk in the Community Life Centre to sign in your children.

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

ADULT FALL GROWTH GROUPS – Online registration opens this afternoon or visit the Information table in the foyer to sign-up in person today. There are fall catalogues in the sanctuary chairbacks that you are welcome to take home as   you decide which group is the best fit for you. Plan   to get connected & grow in your faith this fall!

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.  Go to our website 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. 

MY INHERITANCE & IDENTITY IN CHRIST – In   Pastor Karen’s sermon last Sunday she mentioned this resource sheet which is 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  - Kyle & Maggie Ibsen live in Atlanta & work with Amoveo mission who have projects in Haiti.  Kyle’s parents attend SGAC. 

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member -  Operations Director,  Corey Tilroe.  Corey is married to Tara and they have three children. 

Our Support Team Staff Member -Kim Friesen, Admin A ssistant.  Kim is married to Paul and they have three children.

Our Elders Team Member - Fred Zelensky. Fred is married to  Darlene 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.


Our Deepest Condolances to Temple and family in the recent passing of Colin Schan.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Shoeboxes have arrived.  Catch the sales on school supplies for items that you can fill your shoebox with.  Deadline for drop off is  November 12. This may be the only gift a child ever receives. Stop by the Welcome Centre to pick up your box.