this week @ wesley community …
COMMUNION – will be served today. (gluten-free bread)
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE – Monday, December 24 at 6pm. This will be a special Family service celebrating the birth of our Saviour. There will be a Special Christmas Offering to benefit Slave Lake Wesleyan Church, Rev. Peggy Yetman!
upcoming events …
CHURCH FAMILY GAMES NIGHT – New Year’s Eve, December 31 at 7pm. Bring games and snacks to share! Let’s celebrate the New Year together! Please sign up in the foyer if you plan to attend so we can determine interest in this event.
BYF TOUR OF PORTUGAL & SPAIN – Friday, January 18 at 6pm. Our tour guides are Heather Ball & Gloria Nienkerchen. TOUR TICKETS can be purchased from Ethel Schultz or Eleanor Hewitt after January 1st. COST OF TICKET & BOARDING PASS is $8.00 per person to be purchased by January 14th. Arrive at WCC Church Hall by 6 p.m. where you will be served Soup n’ Sandwiches prior to Boarding at 6:45. This tour is open to all WCC’ers & friends. I know you will enjoy the trip.
FUNNY IN A GOOD WAY COMEDY NIGHT – Saturday, January 19that 7:00pm. Featuring actor/ comedian / speaker Leland Klassen, Canadian Military Choir Petawawa and Gate47. Tickets $20.00 in advance, $25.00 at the door. Details available at www.funnyinagoodway.ca
missions update …
PETER & CATHY HAYES prayerfully sense that God is leading them away from Cambodia to another ministry. Global Partners have requested that support continue until February 28, 2019. Please pray for the Hayes as they wait on God’s direction for the future.
ministry opportunity …
Awesome opportunity to make an impact for Jesus in your community lasting generations! Contact Greta at First Step Options (firstname.lastname@example.org) to talk about being on the board. More information on our services at www.firststepoptions.com
a heart for God …
PRAYER REQUESTScan be forwarded to the prayer chain by calling Iva Schultz at 613-631-0878 during the day or Pastor Claudeat 613-732-2011 during the evening. We would love to pray for you & with you!
a hand for others …
MATTRESS PROJECT IN NICARAGUA –Please help by saving your outer milk plastic bags and placing them in the box in the foyer by the coat rack.
fellowship with the family …
COFFEE& FELLOWSHIP every Sunday, starting at 10am.(yourdonation for your coffee/tea/hot chocolate is neededto maintain this ministry)
IMPORTANT NOTE: Volunteers are really neededfor the cafe, even if it’s only for a week or two at a time. See Debbie Waito if you can help.
kids venture children’s ministry …
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!
DEEP BLUE CONNECTS: At home with God incorporates family-themed Bible stories, service learning, science activities, arts and crafts & games. Children will learn what it means to be a disciple of Jesus and part of God’s big family.
THANK YOU for your faithful giving to the work of the Lord!
What we received last week: $3,495.00 What we needed: $3,754.00
Year to date received: $114,906.57 Comparative: – $ 8,975.43
Missions received this year: $8,120.00 What we projected: $12,500
Pre-authorized giving by credit card or pre-authorized payment can be arranged by going to www.wesleycommunitychurch.comand clicking on DONATE. See Valerie for more information.
Remember –Special Commitment Offering. Our goal is to see $75,000 in donations/pledges over the next year to replenish the reserves that were used for renovations. Please pray about what God would have you give! Pledge cards are available in the foyer. Updated: Dec. 14, 2018
Goal: $75,000 Total Pledges: $31,009 Received: $ 25,783.75
Please remember your pledges!
Thank you for all of your cards, gifts and blessings this Christmas Season. May you all experience Christ in a new and meaningful way this Christmas.
— Pastor Kevin, Bev & Emma
— Pastor Claude & Valerie