Weekly News

View our latest e-newsletter here.

Worship In-Person & Online!

• You can view any service on our YouTube channel, here.
We will livestream the 9:30 am service.
• View or print Sunday sermon outlines here.
• Fill out the Connection Card each Sunday here.
Sunday School and Nursery are only offered in the 11 am service.  (See below)


Sunday, May 29, 2022
Sharing Good News With Everyone
In-Person & Livestreamed @ 9:30 am
In-Person at 11 a

Sunday is Missions Sunday, with our missionaries to Thailand the Glunt Family. Come and join us to hear the exciting things God is doing in sharing the Good News.
Please fill out our Connection Card here

• View or print Sunday sermon outlines here.
• Livestream the service at 9:30 am here.   Join the chat!  Use the same link all day or all week.

• If you missed the Good Friday service, you can watch it here.
• Our Easter Sunday service can be seen here.  Outline here.

In-Person Sunday School @ 11 am

11 am – In-Person Sunday School @ PGC

Hello, Parents of Sunday School children.
Please sign in your Sunday School children in the lower level lobby.
All children will be picked up by their parent(s) Downstairs after Sunday School this week.
A special thanks to all of the teachers and helpers each week!

U.B. Youth Camps are coming!
The camp video is here.
The Disciplemakers-In-Training (DIT) videos are here and here.
Registration and information here.

U.B. Global is our overseas missions organization.  You can view our monthly information and resource newsletter here.

Registration is now open for Vacation Bible Camp!
There are only 17 spots left, so register your child today!
July 4 – 8, 2022, 9am to 12pm.
Who:        For children entering SK to Grade 5 in Sept. 2022
Where:    Parkwood Gardens Community Church, 501 Whitelaw Road, Guelph ON N1K 1E7
Cost:         $30 for the first child and $5 for each additional child in the same family.
Register: Click here or visit our webpage at www.parkwoodgardens.ca
Interac e-transfer is now available to pay@parkwoodgardens.ca.  Please put “VBC – Family Last Name” in the comments. Please use “VBC2022” as the password if one is required by your bank. 
Questions: Contact Pastor Catherine Masi at catherine@parkwoodgardens.ca

Junior Youth:  (Grades 6-8)
Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in person at PGC.  Grade 6 to 8 youth welcome!

Youth Sunday School
11 am each Sunday.  Join Pastor Cheyenne for teaching and fellowship.
Senior Youth Events:
d-Teams on various nights throughout the week
The Gathering.  May 19,  7-9 pm @ PGC

Contact Pastor Cheyenne for more info. or to join a d-Team.

Our Office Hours

Like many workplaces, our staff are being asked to work from home as much as possible these days  Please call or email a staff member to make an appointment to meet them at the church. 

Usual office hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 am to noon and 1 to 4 pm.  Please call if you’d like to make an appointment with with a pastor or ministry leader.

Kids’ Church At Home:

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New Studies and Groups!
Sr Youth “The Gathering” (High School Youth):  June 16, 6:30-8pm.
Youth Open Gym (ages 10+): Friday, May 20, 6:30-8pm.
Family Fun in the Gym!  Saturday, May 28, 4-6 pm.  All families welcome.
Men’s 30 and Up Basketball resumes Monday, May 30th at 9 pm.

Mamas & Chicks every other Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:30 am.  All are welcome.  Next meeting is June 1.

Circle of Friends: Ladies Study & Fellowship Group:
The Circle of Friends ladies group meets on Tuesday mornings at PGC from 9:30 to 11:30 am.  Contact Pastor Lynette for more information.  All are welcome.

Basketball Outreach!  Friday nights @ 8 pm for those 15+.  Wear non-marking sneakers.  Contact Mike.mackneer@parkwoodgardens.ca.

GROW in God’s Word. Wednesday nights, 7 pm. Contact Mike.mackneer@parkwoodgardens.ca

“The Bible for Normal People.”
This study group meets on Mondays, and will be listening to podcasts from “The Bible for Normal People” prior to the meeting, and then meeting to discuss.  The group is open to anyone who wishes to participate. Contact Allan Willms to join: Allan.R.Willms@gmail.com  

Women’s Fitness on Zoom with Amy Jennison:
Mondays and Fridays @ 7:30 PM.  Contact Amy if you’re interested in joining: Amy13jennison@gmail.com.
Parents/Young Families Groups: Join a group for connection, community, and prayer after putting the kids to bed.
• Sundays @ 8:30 pm
• Tuesdays @ 8:30 pm
Children’s Friendship Club!  Will return in September.
Men’s Ball Hockey Outreach!  Will return in September.

YouVersion: If you’re interested in joining a future YouVersion daily devotional Bible Reading group contact Pastor Mike Mackneer.

To join, host or lead a Discipleship Group or a Life Group, please contact Pastor Mike Mackneer.

News Updates

  • Our Congregational Meeting was February 13.  Watch it here.
    The link to our Annual Report Booklet is here:  2022 Annual Report Booklet
  • For the Angola mission update from Lowell and Gail Deering, click here.
  • In-Person Services Sundays!  Small groups are both online and in person.
  • The church office is open 9-4 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  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. DO NOT  PUT CASH IN THE CHURCH MAILBOX.  You can also donate electronically. Go here for instructions or call the office and you will be called back.
  • 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 will resume in September.
  • Co-ed Volleyball for ages 18+ on Tuesdays resumes in September. Previous sermons are here and sermon notes are here.
    We’re on FACEBOOK here and INSTAGRAM here.

May Memory Verse:
The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. 
He cares for those who trust in Him.”

– Nahum 1:7

Weekly Events

Mondays – Women’s Fitness Class, Mondays & Fridays online
Tuesdays – Circle of Friends – 9:30 am @ PGC
Tuesdays – Friendship Club, Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 pm
Tuesdays – Co-Ed Volleyball – returning soon
Wednesdays – Mamas & Chicks, 9:15 am, every other week, coming soon
Wednesdays – Jr Youth Cell Groups, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Gr. 6-9
Wednesdays – Ball Hockey, 8 pm, Ages 15+
Thursdays – Parkwood Gardens Playgroup, returning soon
Thursdays – GROW in God’s Word – 7 pm, in-person
Fridays  – Basketball, 8 pm.  Ages 16 and up.
Saturdays – Family Fun in the Gym, 4 to 6 pm.
Sundays – Worship Celebrations – 9:30 & 11 am @ PGC
Sundays –
Sunday School – 9 am online, 11 am in person
Sundays – Vietnamese Worship Celebration, 2 pm
Sundays – Hearing God Seminar  – 7 pm, coming soon

Youth Stuff:

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

Jr. Youth:
Youth in Grades 6,7,8
Sundays – Youth Sunday School – 11 am Sundays
Wednesdays – Jr Youth Cell Groups.  7-8:30 pm here
Saturdays – Family Fun in the Gym
* 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
Weekly  – Sr Youth D-Teams ONLINE and in-person
Sundays – Youth Sunday School – Sundays at 11 am
1st Sunday – Resonate Worship, 7 pm, coming in September
3rd Thursday – “The Gathering” – 7 pm, May 19th
* 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 service.

Prayer Requests

If you would like to receive a list of weekly prayer requests, please e-mail Ricki Lee Bristow 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 the office.