Weekly News

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

 

December 15, 2019 – 9 & 10:45 am

  • We continue our Advent Series, “Jesus, the Son”.
  • Pastor Brian’s Message, “Jesus: Son of Man!”
  • Read John 12:20-34 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

  • This Sunday we continue our December Advent Series, “Jesus, the Son“.  We’ll see Jesus as the Son of Joseph, Son of Mary, Son of Man and Son of God.
  • Mexico Mission Trip Fundraiser.  Stop in to the church to pick up a numbered envelope (#1 to # 144) and donate that amount to the Youth Mission Team. If all envelopes are taken and returned it will add up to $10,000 for the team’s trip.
  • We are in need of volunteers to teach the Gr. 1-3 S.S. class, second service, one Sunday a month, November – June.  We do have supply teachers available if you are unable to teach on a given day.  Everything is prepared for you.  Please contact Catherine at the sign-in desk or by email (catherine@parkwoodgardens.ca).
  • Men’s Group – “Growing Christians: Advice from Peter”, on Monday, Dec. 9, 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.

December’s memory verse: But when the set time had fully come, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship.”  – Galatians 4:4,5

 

Coming Events

(Get ’em on your calendar!)
Dec. 9 – Men’s Group – “Growing Christians: Advice from Peter”, 7 pm
Dec. 9 – Women’s Bible Study, 7 pm, PGC
Dec. 9 – Women’s Fitness Class, FLC, 7 pm
Dec. 10 – Circle of Friends – 9:30 am
Dec. 10 – Friendship Club – 6:30 pm
Dec. 11 – Mamas & Chicks, 9:15 am
Dec. 11 – Jr Youth Cell Groups – 6:30 pm
Dec. 11 – GROW in God’s Word – 7 pm
Dec. 11 – Renewal Group – 7 pm
Dec. 11 – Ball Hockey – 8 pm, 15+
Dec. 12 – Precept Bible Study – 7 pm
Dec. 12 – Grandparents Group – 7 pm
Dec. 13 – Basketball, FLC, 8 pm
Dec. 15 – TWO Worship Celebrations, 9 & 10:45 am
Dec. 15 – Vietnamese Worship Celebration, 3 pm
Dec. 18 – Mamas & Chicks Christmas Craft Party, 9:15 am
Dec. 18 – Jr Youth Christmas Dessert Party @ 7-9pm (see info below)
Dec. 20 – Sr Youth Christmas Party: $5 gift exchange (info below)
Dec. 21 – Nursery & KidZone Gingerbread Party, 11 am -1 pm
Dec. 22 – Children’s Christmas Rehearsal and Lunch,12:30-2pm
Dec. 22 – Vietnamese Christmas Celebration, 3 pm
Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Services – 5:30 & 7 pm
Dec. 29 – ONE Worship Celebration – 10 am
Jan.  5 – Two Worship Celebrations resume – 9 & 10:45 am
Jan.  7 – Co-Ed Volleyball Begins – 8 pm, 18 and up

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
Dec. 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!
March 27-29 – Jr High 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
Dec. 8 – Sunday School – 11:15 in the Youth Room
Dec. 9+ – Sr Youth d-Teams  (various sites and days)
Dec. 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
Jan. 5 – Resonate Worship – 7 pm
Jan. 16 – Sr Youth “The Gathering” 7-9 pm
Feb. 7-9 – Sr High Retreat.  Countryside Camp, Cambridge
* 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.

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