this week @ wesley community …

YOUTH No Youth until the New Year!

TODAY – Sunday morning service at 10:30am with Communion.  Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held tonight at 6pm.  Invite your friends and family!

COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS DINNERMonday, Christmas Day, at Zion Lutheran Church, 454 Miller St., 12- 3pm.  Free.  This meal is for those who are struggling or alone this Christmas; to share in the joy of family, friends and neighbours.  For more info call:  613-629-5555.

NEXT SUNDAY – We welcome Rev. Eldon Craig as he brings the morning message.  Please pray for the Wilson’s while they enjoy their vacation.

looking ahead …

FUNNY IN A GOOD WAY Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Festival Hall.  An opening event for 2018 week of Prayer for Christian Unity.  See poster for more information. Benefitting The Grind.

M2M (MEN”S) BREAKFAST Saturday, January 27 at 8:30am at WCC.  Speaker:  Paul DeGraaf: “Are you battle ready with the armor of God?”  Volunteers are needed to plan/prepare for this breakfast.  See Dave Yuke for more information.

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY  Watch for more information on a study starting in the New Year…all men welcome!

fellowship with the family …

COFFEE is served every Sunday, starting at 10am, in the foyer & the extended area at the back of the sanctuary. (your donation for your coffee/tea/hot chocolate is needed to maintain  this ministry)

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Volunteers are needed for the cafe, even if it’s only for a week or two at a time.  See Debbie Waito if you can help.

a heart for God …

PRAYER REQUESTS can be forwarded to the prayer chain by calling Iva Schultz at 613-732-4062 during the day or Claude at 613-732-2011 during the evening.  We would love to pray with & for you!

a hand for others …

MATTRESS PROJECT IN NICARAGUA – did you know that by collecting the outer plastic milk bags, we can help make mattresses??  (300-350 bags make a single mattress).  Please help by saving your plastic bags and placing them in the box in the coat area. Why send them to the landfill!

 new … kids venture children’s ministry

MORE VOLUNTEERS are needed to help with our KidsVenture program.  Please see Bruce, Gloria or Sharron Luloff.

CHILDREN are special here at Wesley Community.  We do have a “Plan to Protect” in place to protect our children & volunteers. Don’t forget to sign your children in and out!

finances …

THANK YOU for your faithful giving to the work of the Lord!

What we received last week:  $7,974.90      What we needed:  $3,668.00

(including offerings through CanadaHelps)

Year to date received:           $119,973.20      Comparative:    –  $1,070.80

Missions received this year:    $ 8,168.00     What we projected:  $12,500

Pre-authorized giving by credit card or pre-authorized payment can be arranged by going to www.wesleycommunitychurch.com and clicking on DONATE.   See Valerie for more information.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Only donations given on or before December 31 will be included on your 2017 donation charitable receipt.  Donations given through CanadaHelps will receive a separate receipt.

please note …

RENOVATION UPDATE – Work will begin on the new handicapped washrooms in January.  The railings for the back ramp are now installed  and just need to be painted in the spring. Praise God!

RIGHTNOW MEDIA –Free access -on-any-device library of over 10,000 video resources.   If you are a visitor with us, we would love for you to have access to this as well.  This is our gift to you!

MAIL FOLDERS – be sure to check your mail folders regularly to make sure you are not missing anything!  If you do not have a mail folder and want one, please notify the church office.   Over the next few weeks there may be some new schedules for those who volunteer in the various  ministries.