this week @ wesley community …

YOUTH Tonight from 6-8pm.

LADIES BOOK CLUB Let’s get started with a good book again!  Monday, January 15, at 7:00 pm at Margaret Mau’s home. Book selection is “ Women: and the Secret of Their Greatness” by Eric Metaxas.
See Margaret for more information.

TIMES OF PRAYER Wednesday, January 17 at 7pm at WCC

LBA MEETINGThursday, January 18 at 6:30pm.

BYF SOUP & SANDWICHFriday, January 19 at 6pm.  Cost:  $5/person See Ethel Schultz for your reservation before Monday, January 15. 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.

looking ahead …

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY  The book of Galatians” by Kyle Idleman.  This will be a 6 week event starting Tuesday January 23rd at 7pm and will run biweekly (last day April 3).  The study will run between 1h and 1.5h.

M2M (MEN”S) BREAKFAST Saturday, January 27 at 9am 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.  Sign up in the foyer.

COMING IN FEBRUARY – Dr. Stephen Lennox, President of Kingswood University, will be here the weekend of February 10 & 11.  On Saturday he will present a FREE half day seminar, “How to Study the Bible” from 8:30am-12pm.  Register in advance by signing up in the foyer.  He will also bring the morning message on Sunday.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BAPTISM?  Pastor Kevin is planning on a Baptism Service on Easter Sunday, April 1.  If you are interested in baptism, please contact him.

the circle maker … 

JANUARY SERMON SERIES for the month of January, Pastor Kevin will be presenting,  “The Circle Maker” by Mark Batterson.  There will be prayer times on Wednesday nights throughout January to coincide with this study, or you can join Pastor Kevin on Wednesdays at noon to pray.   There are participant guides in the foyer for you if you want to work on this 4 week study independently. Videos are available either on YouTube or dvd.  Please see the office administrator to sign out a dvd.

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!

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:  $4,277.00      What we needed:  $3,668.00

Year to date received:           $129,924.84     Comparative:      – $2,123.16

Missions received this year: $ 10,423.00     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.

please note …

RENOVATION UPDATE – Work has begun on the new handicapped washrooms;  we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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!