Weekly News


Daily devotional thoughts are here or here.

Our 2020 Theme:

We’re having another church-wide Prayer Gathering online this Friday, June 5, from 8 pm to 9 pm.  Let the office know if you plan to attend so we can send the link to you. Everyone can email prayer requests either to your Deacon or to the office in advance.

Sunday, June 5, 2020 Online Sunday

  • Communion plus Worship Singing.
  • Sunday’s Message, David: Leading In Worship!
  • Read 2 Samuel 6 to prepare.
  • Service online here.  Notes are here.

PENTECOST Sunday, May 31, 2020 – Online NOW

  • We continue our series – David the Leader
  • Today’s Message, Leading In HOPE!
  • Read 2 Samuel 5 to prepare.
  • Service online here.   Notes are here.


ALPHA!  We’re running Alpha online on Monday evenings @7:30. This is a great opportunity to invite your non-Christian friends or family that might be curious about our faith in Christ.  The Alpha course is designed to explore the basics of the Christian faith with engaging video teaching and small group conversation. Contact mikem@parkwoodgardens.ca for questions or to register.

New Precept Bible Study!  Patty Zieske is leading a new Precept Bible study online on Thursdays from 7-9 pm.  It is entitled, The Power of Knowing God.
Contact Patty Zieske, vpzieske@rogers.com, for more information.


Thursday Nights: 40 Minute studies

• 7 pm – Philippians: Young Adults (18-30)

• 8 pm – Hebrews: Open to all

Parents/Young Families Groups: Join a group for connection, community, and prayer after putting the kids to bed.
• Sundays @ 8:30 pn
• Tuesdays @ 8:30 pm

YouVersion: If you’re interested in joining a future YouVersion daily devotional Bible Reading group contact Mikem@parkwoodgardens.ca.
The next plan will begin Monday (May 18th) and includes reading daily devotions and interacting with those in the group as you desire each day and at your pace.

News Updates

  • All PGC Groups and Events have either moved online or are suspended until further notice.
  • The office is currently not staffed as the building is closed. You may still call and leave messages or send emails to <office@parkwoodgardens.ca>.
  • Finances:  The church mailbox, which is locked and secure and located on the outside wall by the main front door, is checked daily. Feel free to mail or drop off your tithes and offerings there. You can also donate electronically. Go here for instructions or call the office and you will be called back.
  • Summer Camps have been cancelled for this year
  • Vacation Bible School has been cancelled for this year.
  • Hearing God Seminar. Hearing God Session 6 is online tonight, May 31.
  • The Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group is looking for new members. A Parkwood Gardens Church representative has often held this position as we have several joint initiatives throughout the year. Interested? Comment on your communications card or contact Ramona Maynard <ramona.maynard@gmail.com>
  • The Parkwood Gardens Playgroup on Thursdays will resume at a later date.
  • Co-ed Volleyball for ages 18+ on Tuesdays will resume later.
  • Our Five-Year Vision was presented last year. If you missed it, you can watch it here and download the Vision document here.
    Previous sermons are here and sermon notes are here.
    We’re on FACEBOOK here and INSTAGRAM here.

June’s Memory Verse:
“And David shepherded them with integrity of heart; with skillful hands he led them.”   – Psalm 78:72


Mondays – DivorceCare, 7 pm, Library
Mondays – Women’s Fitness Class, FLC, 7 pm
Tuesdays – Circle of Friends – 9:30 am, childcare
Tuesdays – Friendship Club, 6:30 – 8 pm, JK to Gr. 5
Tuesdays – Co-Ed Volleyball – 8 pm, 18 and up
Wednesdays – Mamas & Chicks, 9:15 am
Wednesdays – Jr Youth Cell Groups, 6:30 to 8:30 pm Gr. 6-9
Wednesdays – GROW in God’s Word – 7 pm
Wednesdays – Renewal Group – 7 pm
Wednesdays – Ball Hockey, 8 pm, 15+
Thursdays – Parkwood Gardens Playgroup, 9:30am
Thursdays – Being a Disciple: Counting the Real Cost, 7 pm
Fridays  – Basketball, 8 pm.  Ages 16 and up
Saturdays – Family Fun in the Gym, 4 to 6 pm
Sundays – TWO Worship Celebrations – 9 & 10:45 am
Sundays – Vietnamese Worship Celebration, 3 pm
Sundays – Hearing God Seminar  – 7 pm

Youth Stuff:

(Best to check out your Youth Schedule for full information)

Jr. Youth:
Youth in Grades 6,7,8
Sundays – Jr Youth Sunday School – 11:15 in the Youth Room
Wednesdays – Jr Youth Cell Groups.  6:30-8:30 pm
Saturdays – Family Fun in the Gym – 4-6 pm
* Junior Youth Cell Groups are Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
* Jr Youth Sunday School is Sundays at 11:15 am.

Sr. Youth:
High School Youth
June 1+ – Sr Youth D-Teams ONLINE
Sundays – Sr Youth Sunday School – 11:15 in the Youth Room
Sundays – Hearing God Seminar #5 – 7 pm
1st Sunday – Resonate Worship, 7 pm
3rd Thursday – “The Gathering” – 7 pm
* Senior Youth d-teams (Discipleship groups) meet on various nights in various homes around the city.
* Sr Youth Sunday School is Sundays at 11:15 except for the first Sunday of each month.

  • Did you know that you can watch or listen to Sunday’s sermons online? Click here for the previous week’s sermon.

Prayer Requests

If you would like to receive a list of weekly prayer requests, please e-mail Elizabeth Kraemer to have your e-mail address added to the weekly email newsletter. If you have prayer requests to be included on the list, please call the office (519-836-0180), or e-mail Elizabeth.