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Weekly News for Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023


We are jumping into our new fall series “Banners” based on the verse from Song of Songs 2:4 discussing false banners that we sometimes place over our heads. His banner over us is love.



Monday, Sept. 18 
9:30 am  Men's Prayer 
9:30 am  Women's Prayer

Tuesday, Sept. 19 
7:00 pm  Youth Study
7:00 pm Board Meeting

Wednesday, Sept. 20
9:30 am  Keenager's Study
4:00 pm  AWANA
5:40 pm  Trek/Journey
5:45 pm  Prayer for Ukraine/Russia & Beyond
6:30 pm  GriefShare7:30 pm  Young Adults Study

Thursday, Sept. 21

Friday, Sept. 22
7:30 pm Parkland Youth Rally Here
7:30 pm POY Growth Group

Saturday, Sept. 23 

Sunday, Sept. 24
9:15 & 11:15 am  Worship Service
9:15 & 11:15 am  Children's Programming
12:30 pm New Attenders Lunch 
12:45 pm Biblical Apologetics Growth Group



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.

THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING is THIS afternoon at 2 pm. All who call SGAC home are encouraged to attend. Quorum of the membership is required.   If you would like more information regarding           membership at SGAC contact the office or visit our website.

ADULT FALL GROWTH GROUPS – Look for the new fall catalogue online or in the sanctuary chair backs that you are welcome to take home as you decide which group is the best fit for you. There are over 20 groups where you can get connected & grow in your faith this fall. Click here to register online or in person at the Welcome Centre today.

YOUTH  EVENTS are back:
**Tuesday Evening Bible Study – 7:00 pm
**Friday, Sept. 22 – Parkland Youth Rally – 6:30 pm
Check out the website for more information and other events. 

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. 

YOUNG ADULTS  starts back up THIS Wednesday with coffee and connecting. Bible study will start September 27 at 7:30 pm.

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS MUSICAL AUDITIONS are coming Tuesday October 3 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm for all children grades 2-6 who are interested in having a special role in this year’s musical. These roles will    including speaking and non-speaking parts, soloists and dancers. Rehearsals will take place on Tuesdays.

Sermon Discussion Questions are available in the E-Loop on Wednesdays or email                               to receive them by Sunday afternoon.

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  - Jon &  Angie Coutts live in Calgary where Jon is the Assistant Professor of Christian Theology at Ambrose University.  Angie’s parents attend SGAC. 

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member - Pastor of Seniors -  Steve Rigby. 

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

Our Elders Team Member - Paul Friesen. Paul is married to Kim 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.


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.

THANK YOU to everyone who brought salads and desserts for our VBS and Launch Sunday BBQs. Please check the shelves outside the kitchen for your dishes.

CONGRATULATIONS to Cassidy Schotte and Hudson Hoy who were baptized this past Tuesday.   

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS  Bryson Kauenhofen; Jay and Dallas Lafontaine.