Weekly News

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

August 25, 2019 – ONE SERVICE, 10 am

  • Personal Prayer Time before and after the service on Sunday
  • We conclude our series from Hebrews 11, “Fantastic Faith”
  • Pastor Brian’s Message, Faith is Faithfulness!
  • Read Hebrews 11:30-40 to prepare.  Notes are here Saturday night
  • Sunday School, Preschool to Grade 5 – 10:30 am
  • Vietnamese Worship Service.  3 pm
  • Sunday Night Softball, 6:30 @ Mitchell Woods fields. Open to all, 13+ to play.

News Updates

  • Personal Prayer Time.  This Sunday, August 25, we will offer personal prayer before and after the service.  Meet the Deacons at the back of the sanctuary in the new office pod.
  • Church Camp!  Teen Camp is this week!   For more info about our camps, go to  ubyouthcamps.com.  Pray for God to do great things in the hearts of our campers and staff.
  • Summer Sunday School.  We are in need of an extra set of “eyes” every week for the Gr. 1-5 Sunday School this summer.  No teaching required, just helping out.  If you can help please contact Pastor Catherine Masi at <catherine@parkwoodgardens.ca>.
  • Michael House will be hosting a Guelph home tour on October 5th. Since this is a brand new event for Guelph, they are looking for homes that they can feature on the tour this year.  They do not have to be large homes. They can be different sizes, ages, styles of homes etc. Contact karen@joynusevents.ca for more information. Michael House also has 2 staff positions available.  Check out michaelhouse.ca for more information.
    • 2 Intentional neighbours to live at Emily’s Place with subsidized rent
    • 1 Residential Overnight Staff
  • Interested in Baptism?  Email Pastor Brian to be baptized this fall.
  • If you missed the powerful Communion video you can watch it on RightNow Media here.
  • 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.

August’s memory verse: “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.”  – Hebrews 11:6


Coming Events

(Get ’em on your calendar!)
Aug. 18-23 – Teen Camp, entering High School (Paisley, ON)
Aug. 19 – Women’s Fitness Class, FLC, 7 pm
Aug. 19-23 – Onsides Sports ball hockey camp, FLC
Aug. 23 – Teen Camp Ends 1:30 pm
Aug. 23 – Basketball, FLC, 8 pm
Aug. 24 – Wedding of Heather Magnus & Shawn Thompson
Aug. 25 – Sunday Worship Celebration, 10 am
Aug. 25 – Vietnamese Worship Celebration, 3 pm
Aug. 25 – Softball, 6:30 @ Mitchell Woods fields. 13+ to play.
Aug. 28 – Mamas & Chicks, 9 am
Aug. 29 – Men’s Bible Study.  7 pm, All Welcome!
Aug. 31
Life Centre Meal – 5 pm
Sept. 1 – Last Sunday for One Worship Celebration, 10 am
Sept. 4 GROW in God’s Word – 7-9 pm
Sept. 8 Return to Two Services, 9 & 10:45 am

Sept. 8 Ministry Fair, after each service
Sept. 8 Church-Wide Prayer Time, 6:30 pm
Sept. 20 Clean Comedy Night, 7 pm



Youth Stuff:

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

Jr. Youth:
Youth in Grades 6,7,8
Sept. 8 – Sunday School resumes – 11:15 in the Youth Room
Sept. 11 – Jr Youth Cell Groups resume.  7-8:30 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
August 18-23 – Teen Camp (Paisley, ON)
Sept. 3+ – Sr Youth d-Teams resume (various sites and days)
Sept. 8 – Sunday School resumes – 11:15 in the Youth Room
Sept. 19 – Sr Youth “The Gathering”, 7-9 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.



Monday – Women’s Fitness Class, FLC, 7 pm
Monday+ – Sr Youth d-Teams, resume in September
Tuesday – Circle of Friends Ladies, resumes September 10
Tuesday – Friendship Club  resumes September 10
Tuesday – Coed Volleyball resumes in September
Wednesday – Mamas & Chicks, 9:15 am @ PGC
Wednesday – Jr Youth Night! returns September 10
Wednesday – GROW in God’s Word returns September 4th
Wednesday – Ball Hockey resumes in September
Thursday – Co-ed Light Exercise. resumes in September
Thursday – After School Drop-In. resumes in September
Friday – Basketball!  8 pm in the Family Life Centre (FLC)

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Prayer Requests

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