Sunday December 10, 2017

Sermon Title: Responding to God        

Passage: Luke 1:5-25; 39-45; 57-66

Call to Worship Luke 1:45

Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”

Upcoming Communion Dates

New Years Eve Day – Dec 31, 2017; Lent 1 – Feb 18, 2018, Good Friday – Mar 30, 2018

Mission of the Month – UB Missions Haiti

We have nearly 30 churches spread throughout Haiti. They became a mission district of the United Brethren denomination in 2000. Our Canadian national conference provides primary oversight of Haiti, giving substantial financial support and regularly sending work teams to Haiti.

This Week

Men’s Bible Listening Group Tuesday 10:30 am in the Library Contact: Pastor John (jpearce@stanleyparkchurch.ca) This group will not be meeting December 26th or January 2nd.

“Encounter” Youth Group (Grades 7-12) Friday, 7:30 – 9:30pm in the gym bring your friends.

Kid’s Christmas Program next Sunday December 17th 10:30am

Coming Events

Sunday December 24th, 7pm Christmas Eve Service If you would like to participate contact Pastor John jpearce@stanleyparkchurch.ca 

Saturday January 6th, 6 – 7pm Kids Club bring your kids in Grades 1- 5 for a fun busy hour of activity every week.

Tuesday January 9, 2pm, Sonshine Group Join this group in our library to sends cards and notes of encouragement. Contact person: Carol Croley 519-894-5093

Jan. 19-21, 2018 – Senior High Retreat (high school) at Countryside Camp, Cambridge

Membership Sunday January 21, 2018 If SPCC is your home and you want to “make it official,” please let John know as soon as possible at jpearce@stanleyparkcurch.ca or 519-893-8186

2018 Elections to take place January 21, 2018

If you have suggestions of who would make a good Board Member please pass those suggestions along to one of the members of the Nominating Team: Matt Steffler, Fred Martin, or Betty Brohman.

Changes are coming – to our Sunday School Program, for Gr.7 & up, in the New Year – Details in the coming weeks. 

Save the Date(s) – Put them in your Calendar NOW

 2018 Kindness Outreach Initiatives Sunday January 28th, Sunday April 29th & Sunday September 30, 2018 we have some great ideas in the works to reach our un-churched neighbours.

February 22, 2018 Coldest night of the Year

March 23-25, 2018 – Junior High Retreat (grades 6-8) at Countryside Camp, Cambridge

IGNITE Conference is a one-day mission’s conference conducted by UB GLOBAL that will inform, inspire and help you integrate missional principles and resources into your outreach efforts in your neighborhood and among the nations. The day will include worship, updates and a variety of workshops covering topics relevant to ministry in your context, and some specifically Canadian workshops and information WHEN: Saturday, April 14, 2018 WHERE: Stanley Park Church, 9 Dreger Ave., Kitchener, ON. TIME: 9:30am – 4:30pm. COST: $15 per person and includes lunch For more information and to register, go to ubglobal.org/ignite, or call us at 1-888-622-3019