Weekly News

If you missed the presentation of our 2019 Theme and Direction please watch it here and download the notes for it here.


November 17, 2019 – 9 & 10:45 am

  • We conclude our Series on The Beatitudes
  • Sunday’s Message, “The Privilege of Persecution!”
  • Read Matthew 5:10-12 to prepare.  Notes are here Saturday night
  • Sunday School, Preschool to Grade 5 – 9:30 am
  • Sunday School, Preschool to Grade 12+ – 11:15 am
  • Vietnamese Worship Service.  3 pm



News Updates

  • We need someone to teach the Gr. 4/5 Sunday School class, second service, twice a month.  You can decide which Sundays you prefer.  Contact Pastor Catherine Masi.
  • Personal Prayer.  The first Sunday of every month, you can receive confidential, personal prayer with a Deacon following each Worship Celebration.  Join them in the offices off of the back of the sanctuary.
  • Men’s Group – “Growing Christians: Advice from Peter”, on Monday, Nov. 11, 7 pm.
    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.

November’s memory verse: Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.  Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”  – Matthew 5:9,10


Coming Events

(Get ’em on your calendar!)
Nov. 11 – Men’s Group – “Growing Christians: Advice from Peter”, 7 pm
Nov. 11 – Women’s Bible Study, 7 pm, PGC
Nov. 11 – Women’s Fitness Class, FLC, 7 pm
Nov. 12 – Circle of Friends – 9:30 am
Nov. 12 – Friendship Club – 6:30 pm
Nov. 13 – Jr Youth Cell Groups – 6:30 pm
Nov. 13 – GROW in God’s Word – 7 pm
Nov. 13 – Renewal Group – 7 pm
Nov. 13 – Ball Hockey – 8 pm, 15+
Nov. 14 – Precept Study – 7 pm
Nov. 14 – Grandparents Group – 7 pm
Nov. 15 – COMEDY NIGHT!  featuring Timmy Boyle, 7 pm
Nov. 15 – Basketball, FLC, 8 pm
Nov. 17 – TWO Worship Celebrations, 9 & 10:45 am
Nov. 17 – Vietnamese Worship Celebration, 3 pm
Nov. 20 – Mamas & Chicks, 9:15 am
Nov. 24 – Fundraiser for Dalton Wood.  7 pm
Nov. 25 – Men’s Group – “Growing Christians: Advice from Peter”, 7 pm
Nov. 30 – Family Fun in the Gym.  4-6 pm
Dec. 1 – RESONATE Worship – 7 pm
Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Services – 5:30 & 7 pm

Youth Stuff:

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

Jr. Youth:
Youth in Grades 6,7,8
Sundays – Sunday School  – 11:15 in the Youth Room
Wednesdays – Jr Youth Cell Groups.  7-8:30 pm
November 20 – OCC Shoebox Shopping @ 7-9pm (doors open at 6:30pm) (the last collection day at PGC is Saturday, November 30). Bring your friends to learn about Opperation Christmas Child and we will be pooling our money to go shopping to pack many shoeboxes to send to children overseas as a Christmas present. It is one way to remind children suffering as a result of war, poverty, famine, disease, and disaster that they are loved and not forgotten. Bring extra $ to contribute for items to pack in shoeboxes.
December 18 – Christmas Dessert Party @ 7-9pm (doors open at 6:30pm) – bring a dessert to share and a wrapped $5 gift for a gift exchange game – Invite your friends for a night of delicious food, gifts, and fun!

* 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
Nov. 11+ – Sr Youth d-Teams  (various sites and days)
Nov. 17 – Sunday School – 11:15 in the Youth Room
November 16 – Skyzone: meet at the church at 6pm-10pm to go to Skyzone in Kitchener. Get ready to do some flips for glow night – make sure to wear lighter clothes (for safety). Bring your friends, $25, fill out the waiver online, and hangout afterward.
Nov. 20 – Sr Youth “The Gathering” 7-9 pm
Dec. 1 – Resonate Worship – 7 pm
December 20 – Christmas Party: Christmas break begins and we’re celebrating by dressing fancy for a night of fun, music, dinner, pictures, gifts, and a contest. Bring your friends, dress up, and bring a $5 wrapped gender neutral gift
* 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

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