this week @ wesley community …

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

Pastor Kevin expects to be back in the office on Wednesday, January 3.

YOUTH – No Youth until the New Year!

looking ahead …

BYF SOUP & SANDWICH – Friday, January 19 at 6pm. Cost: $5/person

See Ethel Schultz for your reservation before January 15th. Laurissa Kelley will be showing pictures of her trip to Dubai.

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!

COMING IN FEBRUARY – Dr. Stephen Lennox, president of Kingswood University, will be here the weekend of February 10 & 11 to present a half day seminar, “How to Study the Bible”. Watch for more details. He will also bring the morning message on Sunday.

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.

CONGRATULATIONS – we celebrate the safe arrival of Peyton Carmen Plumley on December 25 weighing in at 9 lbs 5 oz. Congratulations to Eric & Kristen, and to Steve & Helen, proud grandparents. Blessings on them as they begin a whole new life as a young family!

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:  $4,635.00      What we needed:  $3,668.00

Year to date received:           $124,968.20      Comparative:      +  $256.20

Missions received this year:    $ 8,663.00     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 TODAY 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.

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.

JANUARY CHURCH CALENDARS – are not available yet.