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Weekly News for Sunday, February 11, 2024

INDESTRUCTIBLE JOY - A Study in Philippians

Today we dive into Philippians Chapter 3 as we look at a joyful man who is insatiably consumed with Jesus.

 Click here to access sermon discussion questions - available Monday.


THIS WEEK


Monday, Feb. 12
9:30 am Men's & Women's Prayer
7:00 pm  PBJ (1) Group
7:00 pm 5 Lies Men's Group

Tuesday, Feb. 13 
9:15 am Jesus & Women Group
9:15 am  Armor of God Women's Group
7:00 pm Youth Bible Study
7:15 pm  Art of Marriage Couples Group

Wednesday, Feb. 14
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  Men's Filipiino & Friends Basketball Group
7:30 pm Young Adults Study

Thursday, Feb. 15  
12:30 pm PB&J (2) Group
6:30 pm Empowered MOMS Group
7:00 pm  Men's Floor Hockey
7:00 pm Jesus in the Marketplace Group
7:00 pm  Big Pictuires Group

Friday, Feb. 16
Youth Retreat at Camp Nakamun

Saturday, Feb. 17
Youth Retreat at Camp Nakamun

Sunday, Feb. 18
Youth Retreat at Camp Nakamun
9:15 & 11:15 am Worship Services & SGAC Kids
6:00 pm  Faith on Fire


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.

MEN’S SUPER BOWL WATCH PARTY –today at 5:00 pm in the CLC Upper Auditorium. Cost is $5. If you haven't registered yet but wish you had, stop by the Welcome Desk and add your name to the list.

YOUTH RETREAT at Camp Nakamun this coming weekend (February 16-18). Registration closes at 9:00 am on tomorrow. Click here to register online today. For more information contact Pastor Josh.

FAITH ON FIRE - Join us for “A Night of Worship to our King,” Sunday February 18 at 6:00 pm. Everyone is welcome.

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 Grief Share session will run Wednesdays at 7 pm starting February 21. Click here to register today. 

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. Click here to register online.

CM VOLUNTEER TRAINING BREAKFAST - All AWANA & Sunday morning Children’s Ministries volunteers are invited to our annual breakfast, training, & Prayer Experience on Saturday, March 2 at 9:30 am. Please RSVP to Debbie Funk by February 26 so we can adequately prepare for you.

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 click here to complete the online form.

EDIFY TO UNIFY (Philippians 1:3) - Stop by the Welcome Centre to fill out a card, click here to submit your response to “I thank God for Christ's church because…” Let’s continue to build others up as we exalt the name of Jesus together.

2023 TAX RECEIPTS will be available in the foyer between services on February 18 & 25 as well as in the office during the week. Thank you for your generous 2023 giving! *Bring your ID as it might be requested.  

ADULT WINTER GROWTH GROUPS - Most groups started last week but there’s still time to register. Scan the QR code with your smartphone or go to sgac.net to view the catalogue online. Registration closes at noon tomorrow.


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  - YoungLife is a Christian mission that engages and mentors teens. Tracy Flynn is the Area Director for South Edmonton.

Our Pastoral Team Staff Member -Andrew Bugiera, Pastor of Worship & Digital Media. Andrew is married to Amy and they have 3 children.

Our Support Team Staff Member - Corina Langdon, Finance Office Administrator. Corina is married to Boyde and they have 3 children.

Our Elders Team Member -Mike Piska. Mike is married to Bonny 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


THANK YOU FROM THE KINETTES SGAC partners with the Spruce Grove Kinettes every December by providing a monetary donation as well as space for their Christmas Hamper assembly. This year 710 families received a helping hand. The Kinettes say thank you to SGAC for making Christmas so much brighter in our community.

HOCKEY MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL February 25 at 2:00 pm, come and hear about what God is doing through HMI and then enjoy some exciting Oil Kings hockey at Rogers Place. Tickets are $30 and available at www.tinyrul.com/hmi-aoh. For more information contact Tim Wiebe (twiebe@hockeyministries.org).

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