Weekly News

Our 2020 Theme:

Sunday, January 26, 2020 – 9 & 10:45 am

  • We continue our themes of prayer and courage
  • Sunday’s Message, “Building Yourselves Up”
  • Read Jude 1:20-25 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
  • Pick up your 2019 Annual Report Booklet at church
  • Vietnamese Worship Service.  3 pm

News Updates

  • If you missed our Theme for 2020, you can watch it here and see the notes here.
  • Clean Comedy Night TONIGHT!  Get your tickets now to see Shawn Reynolds <http://shawnreynoldscomedy.com> Jan. 24th at 7 pm.  Doors open 6:30.
  • Sticky Faith EventMovie & Fun: Bring your family for a movie, popcorn, pizza after and enjoy Family Fun in the Family Life Centre.  TOMORROW, Saturday, 3-6pm.
    • Vote for church officers during the service
    • Spaghetti Lunch, 12:30 pm – Mexico Trip Fundraiser + cake + silent auction
    • Congregational Meeting, 1:30 pm – Everyone Welcome
    • Super Bowl Party, 6 pm – Everyone Welcome
  • If you know you can’t be at church next Sunday (Feb. 2) contact the church for a ballot or drop in during office hours next week to vote.
  • Hearing God Seminar.  Sign up now for Biblical teaching and practicum on how to hear God in your prayer life.  Starts Sunday night, Feb. 9th, 6:30 pm.
  • Daily Bread Devotionals.  We are looking for someone to take over the Daily Bread booklet stamping and placing them in the chair pockets in the sanctuary. Contact the church office to volunteer.
  • If you would like to join the Sunday Morning Prayer Team that will be available after our Worship Celebrations each Sunday morning, please contact the office.
  • DivorceCare Mondays, 7 pm. Register with the office today!
  • Men’s Study Monday, Feb. 3, 7 pm.  “Motivated by God!”  We’re taking a closer look at the humble, holy, and loving spirit provided by God.  Fellowship Hall.
  • The Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Playgroup is on Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30.
  • Co-ed Volleyball for ages 18+ on Tuesdays at 8 pm in the FLC.
  • Guelph and Area Right to Life Events:
  • Shine a Light Event
    On Tuesday, January 28th from 7-8pm, join local pro-life people in gathering to pray and shine a light on the impact of abortion. On the anniversary of the 1988 Supreme Court decision that left preborn children with no protection in Canada, there will be a pro-life display showing the number of abortions that have happened in Canada, which is now more than four million. This event will take place in front of Guelph City Hall at 1 Carden St. For more information, contact Guelph & Area Right to Life at 519-836-6311 or visit guelphforlife.com.
    Pro-Life Fundraising Dinner
    Guelph and Area Right to Life invites you to their annual fundraising dinner at the Mandarin Restaurant on Thursday, February 13 at 6:30pm. Enjoy a complimentary dinner, hear updates about the impact of their pro-life projects, and have an opportunity to donate. Please call (519) 836-6311 to reserve your spot by February 6th.
  • We have surpassed our goal for the food kit distribution in Haiti. We are planning to use the surplus to distribute a second round of food kits while things are still calm in the country, so if anyone still wants to give they are more than welcome. A message from Pastor Suprême Jean-Louis. Mèsi anpil.
  • 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.

January’s memory verse: The end of all things is near.  Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray.  Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”   – 1 Peter 4:7,8


Coming Events

(Get ’em on your calendar!)
Jan. 24 – Clean Comedy Night featuring Shawn Reynolds – 7 pm
Jan. 24 – Basketball, 8 pm
Jan. 25 – Sticky Faith Movie & Fun in the Gym – 3 pm
Jan. 26 – TWO Worship Celebrations – 9 & 10:45 am
Jan. 26 – Vietnamese Worship Celebration, 3 pm
Jan. 27 – DivorceCare.  7 pm, Library
Jan. 27 – Women’s Fitness Class, FLC, 7 pm
Jan. 28 – Circle of Friends – Resumes Feb. 4th
Jan. 28 – Friendship Club – 6:30 to 8 pm
Jan. 28 – Co-Ed Volleyball – 8 pm, 18 and up
Jan. 29 – Mamas & Chicks, 9:15 am
Jan. 29 – Jr Youth Cell Groups 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Jan. 29 – GROW in God’s Word – 7 pm
Jan. 29 – Renewal Groupresumes tonight, 7 pm
Jan. 29 – Ball Hockey, 8 pm, 15+
Jan. 30 – Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Playgroup 9:30am
Jan. 31 – Love Binti Sewing Night – 7pm at PGC Fellowship Hall
Jan. 31 – Basketball, 8 pm
Feb. 2 – TWO Worship Celebrations – 9 & 10:45 am
Feb. 2 – Spaghetti Lunch Fundraiser – 12:15 pm, cake, silent auction
Feb. 2 – Congregational Meeting – 1:30 pm – All Welcome
Feb. 2 – Vietnamese Worship Celebration, 3 pm
Feb. 2 – Super Bowl Party – 6 pm – All Welcome
Feb. 3 – Men’s Study: “Motivated by God.” 7 pm. Fellowship Hall
Feb. 4 – Circle of Friends – Resumes 9:30-11:30 am
Feb. 9 – Hearing God Seminar begins – 6:30 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
Jan. 25 – Sticky Faith Movie and Fun in the Gym – 3 pm
Feb. 9 – Resonate Worship – 7 pm
March 27-29 – Junior Youth Retreat!  Countryside Camp, Cambridge.
* 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
Jan. 20+ – Sr Youth D-Teams (various sites and days)
Jan. 25 – Sticky Faith Movie and Fun in the Gym – 3 pm
Jan. 26 – Sunday School – 11:15 in the Youth Room
Feb. 9 – Resonate Worship – 7 pm
Feb. 7-9 – Senior Youth Retreat!  Countryside Camp, Cambridge.  Registration form here.
Feb. 20 – “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.