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Weekly News for Sunday, January 28, 2024

INDESTRUCTIBLE JOY - A Study in Philippians

Dive into Philippians Chapters 2 & 3 with Pastor Brent over the next few weeks.  Learn about a biblical man with Indestructible Joy who is Insatiably Consumed with Jesus.

Click here to access sermon discussion questions - available Monday.


THIS WEEK


Monday, Jan. 29
9:30 am Men's & Women's Prayer

Tuesday, Jan. 30
7:00 pm Youth Bible Study

Wednesday, Jan. 31
9:30 am Keenagers
4:00 pm AWANA
5:40 pm Trek & Journey
5:45 pm Prayer for Our World
7:00 pm After Alpha
7:30 pm Young Adults Study

Thursday, Feb. 1  
7:00 pm  Men's Floor Hockey

Friday, Feb. 2
6:00 pm Youth - 780 Conference
7:30 pm POY Group

Saturday, Feb. 3


Sunday, Feb. 4
9:15 & 11:15 am Worship Services & SGAC Kids
11:15 am  Membership Info Session


CHURCH LIFE UPDATES


The Worship Service will also be on Facebook and YouTube at 9:15 am this Sunday.   For more information please visit our website 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 Desk 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 CHECK IN LOCATION - Programming is available today for nursery to grade 6. Nursery & 2 year-olds check in at the nursery. 3 year-olds to grade 6 check in at the Community Life Centre.

VISION VERSE 2024 - Do you still need to submit your Vision Verse for this year? Pick up two Vision Verse cards on your way into the Sanctuary today. Write your verse on both cards. Keep one for yourself and drop the other in a basket by the door as your leave or at the Welcome Desk. Click here to submit your vision verse online.

ADULT WINTER GROWTH GROUPS 
- Plan to grow in your faith, make new friends and get connected this winter. Check out the new catalogue in the chair pocket in front of you. Take it home if you need time to decide or click here to access it online. Click here to register.  Most groups start the first week in February. For more information contact Pastor Karen or Pastor Joel.

YOUTH EVENTS

  • February 2 - 780 Conference in Edmonton. Bus leaves SGAC @ 6:00 pm. Cost is $10.
  • February 16 to 18 - Youth Retreat @ Camp Nakamun. Click here to register. For more information contact Pastor Josh.

NEW ATTENDERS LUNCH - Today after the 11:15 service in the CLC Upstairs Auditorium.  If you have not registered, but wish you had, there are a few walk-in spots  available.  Go to the Welcome Desj to put hour name on the list.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION SESSION - Come learn more about what it means to be a member at SGAC. Join Pastor Karen during the second service at 11:15 on February 4. Click here to register.

GRACE’S TABLE - We all go through tough times. If a warm and nutritious meal would be helpful for you or someone you know, register on our website or by calling the office by noon on Monday, February 5. Meal pick up is Friday, February 9 between 5 pm & 6:30 pm at SGAC. Click here to register.

MEN’S SUPER BOWL WATCH PARTY – Come watch the game on February 11 at 5:00 pm in the CLC Upper Auditorium. And join in the fun – door prizes, pizza/wings/pop, & a special guest halftime speaker. Cost is $5. Click here to register.

CHILD DEDICATIONS are happening during both services on February 18. Click here to view the online brochure or pick up a hard copy at the Welcome Desk.  Click here to register by February 4

GRIEFSHARE - 
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. Our winter GriefShare session will run Wednesdays at 7:00 pm starting February. 21. Click here to register.

TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION
 on these & other events check out the following:

 Website - sgac.net
 Facebook - @sprucegrovealliancechurch@sgacwomen@sgacyouth@sgackeenagersgroup, 
@sgackids
 Instagram - @sga.church@youngadults.sgac@sgacyouth@sgac.women
 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.  


FINANCIAL MATTERS   
Mortgage to Dec. 31            $1,469,253 
Interest Rate:  7.70% 
YTD General Fund Revenue
July - December 31, 2023       $789,558
YTD Budget Required
July 1 - December 31, 2023    $800,844
YTD Budget Shortfall              -$11,286

If you have moved in 2023, please ensure the office has your correct address for 2023 tax receipts.


 Please note the following options for giving: 

ONLINE 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. 

PRE-AUTHORIZED GIVING
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. 

INTERAC/DEBIT
During office hours, you can drop by and use the INTERAC/DEBIT machine at the Welcome Desk, then fill out your donation envelope including your name, address, giving number and insert your debit receipt so we can disburse funds as directed. Place sealed envelope in the box on the counter. 

E-TRANSFER
Use E-Transfer to give at SGAC, using give@sgac.net.  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.) 

IN PERSON
During office hours, you can stop by the church office and drop off your donation in a sealed envelope.  Mark it Finance / Confidential. 

By MAIL / CHEQUE - Mail your donation to:
Spruce Grove Alliance Church
Attn: Finance Office
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 corina.langdon@sgac.net.  Click here to visit our website and give online.


 PRAYER


Please Pray For:

Our Christian Workers  -  A & J work with the C&MA and are serving in the Asian Spice Region. SGAC is their home church. They have 3 children.

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member - Brent Foster, Lead Pastor. Brent is married to Erica and they have 2 children.

Our Support Team Staff Member - Candice Terney, Children’s Ministry Assistant. Candice is married to Mike and they have 5 children.

Our Elders Team Member - Paul Friesen. Paul is married to Kim and they have 3 children.

We want to pray with you.  If you have prayer or praise requests contact us at prayer@sgac.net or fill out a Connection Card & place it in the offering plate.


FAMILY MATTERS

VEHICLE NEEDED FOR A & J
- Our international workers A&J are on a short home assignment starting in February and are in need of a vehicle they can use for a few months.  Contact Pastor Joel if you can help.

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