Weekly News

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Two Sunday Services.  Come at 9 am or 10:45 am.  Nursery in both services.   Sunday School (Children and Youth) at 10:45 am only.

Worship In-Person & Online!

• You can view any service on our YouTube channel, here.
We will livestream the 9 am service.
• View or print Sunday’s sermon outline here.  All outlines here.
• Fill out the Connection Card each Sunday here.
Nursery available in both services.  Sunday School at 10:45.  (See below)

September 25, 2022
Overcoming Temptation!
9 & 10:45 am.  Livestreamed at 9 am

Even the most devoted Christ-followers are tempted at times. Is that normal? Is there an escape from temptation? Can I get help when I’m tempted. These questions are answered in 1 Corinthians 10:1-13. Read it to prepare.

• View or print Sunday’s sermon outline here.  All outlines here.
• Livestream the service at 9 am hereJoin the chat!  Use the same link all day or all week.


Children & Youth Sunday School @ 10 am

Please sign in your Sunday School children in the lower level lobby.
All children will be picked up by their parent(s) in the gym after Sunday School this week.
A special thanks to all of the teachers and helpers each week!
Youth Sunday School (Grades 6 to 12) is in the Youth Room downstairs at 10:45 am.

Upcoming Fall Youth Events:

Youth Sunday School
10:45 am this Sunday.  Join Pastor Cheyenne for teaching and fellowship.
Youth Sunday School offered in 2nd service at 10:45 am starting September 18th.
Junior Youth:  (Grades 6-8)
Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in person at PGC.  STARTS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th!

Senior Youth Events:
d-Teams on various nights throughout the week.
The Gathering –  September 15,  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 a pastor or ministry leader.

Kids’ Church At Home:

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Studies and Groups!
Youth Open Gym (ages 10+): Friday, September 24, 6:30-8pm.
Men’s 30 and Up Basketball, Monday, September 19 at 9 pm.

Mamas & Chicks every other Wednesday, 9:30 to 11:30 am.  All are welcome.  Next meeting is September 14.

Basketball Outreach!  Friday nights @ 8 pm for those 15+.  Wear non-marking sneakers.  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.
GROW in God’s Word. Wednesday nights, resuming in September.
Parents/Young Families Groups: Join a group for connection, community, and prayer after putting the kids to bed.
• Sundays @ 8:30 pm – Resumes in September
• Tuesdays @ 8:30 pm – Resumes in September
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 and resumes September 13.
Sr Youth “The Gathering” (High School Youth):  Returns September 15.
Children’s Friendship Club!  Will resume September 27th.
Family Fun in the Gym!  Saturdays, resumes September 24.  All families welcome.
Men’s Ball Hockey Outreach!  Wednesdays @ 8 am.  Soft-soled shoes only.

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

  • 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.

September Memory Verse:
But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”
Matthew 6:33

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. Returns September 27
Tuesdays – Co-Ed Volleyball – returning soon
Wednesdays – Mamas & Chicks, 9:15 am, every other week, September 14
Wednesdays – Jr Youth Cell Groups. Gr. 6-9.  Returns in September 14
Wednesdays – Romans Study, 7-8:30 pm.  Register now!
Wednesdays – Ball Hockey, 8 pm, Ages 15+.
Thursdays – Parkwood Gardens Playgroup, Returns in September
Thursdays – GROW in God’s Word – 7 pm.  Returns in September
Fridays  – Basketball, 8 pm.  Ages 16 and up.
Saturdays – Family Fun in the Gym, 4 to 6 pm.  September 24
Sundays – Worship Celebrations – 9 & 10:45 am @ PGC
Sundays –
Sunday School – 10 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 – 10:45 am Sundays
Wednesdays – Jr Youth Cell Groups.  6:30-8:30 pm.
Saturdays – Family Fun in the Gym – Returns in September
* 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.  Return in September
Sundays – Youth Sunday School – Sundays at 10:45 am
1st Sunday – Resonate Worship, 7 pm, coming in October
3rd Thursday – “The Gathering” – 7 pm, September 15th
* 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.