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Weekly News for Sunday, February 4, 2024

 INDESTRUCTIBLE JOY - A Study in Philippians

Dive into Philippians Chapters 2 & 3 with Pastor Brent over the next few
weeks. Today we unpack Philippians Chapter 2 as we discuss what it
means to maintain joyful unity in the church.

 Click here to access sermon discussion questions - available Monday.


THIS WEEK


Monday, Feb. 5
9:30 am Men's & Women's Prayer
1:30 pm Homeschoolers Group
7:00 pm  PBJ (1) Group
7:00 pm 5 Lies Men's Group

Tuesday, Feb. 6  
9:15 am Jesus & Women Group
7:00 pm Youth Bible Study
7:15 pm  Art of Marriage Couples Group

Wednesday, Feb. 7
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
7:00 pm Mere Christianity
7:00 pm Encountering God worship Group
7:00 pm  Men's Filipiino & Friends Basketball Group
7:30 pm Young Adults Study

Thursday, Feb. 8   
12:30 pm PB&J (2) Group
7:00 pm  Men's Floor Hockey
7:00 pm Jesus in the Marketplace Group
7:00 pm  Big Pictuires Group

Friday, Feb. 9
5:00 pm  Grace's Table Meal Pick Up

Saturday, Feb. 10


Sunday, Feb. 11
9:15 & 11:15 am Worship Services & SGAC Kids
11:15 am  Membership Info Session
12:45 pm  Fillipino & Friends 
5:00 pm Men's Super Bowl Watch Party 


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.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION SESSION today at 11:15 am in the CLC upstairs boardroom. Join Pastor Karen to learn more about what it means to be a member at SGAC.

VISION VERSE 2024 - Check out the Vision Verse sword display in the foyer today! If you haven’t yet submitted your verse for this year, fill out a card at the Welcome Desk or complete the online form  Click here to submit your vision verse online.

ADULT WINTER GROWTH GROUPS - There’s still time to register. Most groups start next week. Check out the catalogue in the chair pocket in front of you. Plan to grow in your faith, make new friends & get connected this winter. Click here to view catalogue

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.  Today is the last day to register.

WOMEN’S IF GATHERING - Join us February 23 & 24 for a livestream of the IF Gathering in the CLC upper auditorium. Cost is $20 if you register before February 18. College students are free. Invite your friends & join us Friday evening & Saturday morning to afternoon for an amazing time of worship, teaching, & connecting. sgac.net to register online.

EDIFY TO UNIFY (Philippians 1:3) - In response to today’s sermon, please take a moment to fill out the card in your bulletin & drop it off at the table in the foyer as you leave today. Click here to submit your response online. Thanks for taking time to be part of maintaining joyful unity in the church as we build each other up.

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 Jan. 31            $1,469,253 
Interest Rate:  7.70% 
YTD General Fund Revenue
July - January 31, 2023          $912,573
YTD Budget Required
July 1 - January 31, 2023        $934,317
YTD Budget Shortfall              -$ 21,744

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  - Afonso & Becky Chinhama work with SIM serving the church in Angloa.  Becky's mom attends SGAC. When the couple is back in Canada thney attend SGAC with her.

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member - Zach Mildenberger, Worship & Digital Media Intern.  Zach is married to Rachael. They are newlyweds.

Our Support Team Staff Member - Joy Houcher, Administrative Assistant. Joy is married to Boaz.  They are newlyweds.

Our Elders Team Member - Rob Young. Rob is married to Camille and they have 2 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.

SPECIAL THANKS  to a generous donor for providing cookies in the foyer today!

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