this week @ wesley community …

LADIES BOOK CLUB Monday, March 4, 2019 at 7pm.  “Newton and Polly”.  Read Chapters 1, 2, 3.

PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30pm.We have been invited to join the community at St. George’s Chapel (40 Arras Road) at Garrison Petawawa in their Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper (5-7pm).  We will begin our Prayer meeting at 6:30pm, NOT7 pm.

BIBLE STUDY & PRAYER NIGHT Wednesdays,at 7pm.  Plan to join us!

OAK TREE SEWING CLUB Thursdays, from 6-8pm.  See Denis Boulianne.

YOUNG ADULT VIDEO STUDY –“Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage”,Thursdays at 7:30pm at Brady & Erisen Loback’s home, 256 Schultz Rd.

YOUTH   Fridays, 7-9pm,for Grades 7-12.

upcoming events …

”ENCOUNTER” WORSHIP TEAM FROM KINGSWOOD UNIVERSITY – will be joining us on Sunday, March 10 to lead worship.

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY Tuesday, March 12 at 7pm.  “The Book of James” by Francis Chan… video study every second week. 

BYF ‘Christmas in March’Friday, March 22 at 6pm.  Linda Dament will  share about ‘Christmas Jars’. Chicken Dinner!  Cost:  8.00/person – See Ethel or Eleanor to make your reservation on or before March 18th.

GREETERS/USHERS MEETING Saturday, March 23 from 9-11am.  For all those who volunteer as greeters or usherson Sunday mornings.

MEN’S JOINT BREAKFAST WELCOMING THE GRIND –At WCC, Saturday, March 30 at 8:30am.  Helpers needed (cooks, servers, cleanup).

Sign-up sheet for people attending and for helpers in foyer.

CREATION MINISTRIES PRESENTATION Sat. April 6,  9am-12 noon). 

THE GRIND EASTER DINNER Saturday, April 6 at 5pm.

TIM & THE GLORY BOYS – at Festival Hall, April 13. Doors open at 6:30pm.  Tickets available at the church office. Family & group rates, tickets better priced if purchased in advance.

BAPTISM   If you are interested in being baptized on Easter Sunday, April 21,please notify Pastor Kevin ASAP.

WESLEYAN WOMEN “EMPOWERED” CONFERENCE May 3 & 4 at Roblin Wesleyan Church.  See information sheets in foyer.  Book before March 1for better rate.  Contact Beth Cotnam if you have questions.

**IMPORTANT NOTE:  Covenant members, please sign & submit your Annual Reaffirmation of Membership form by March 31, 2019. Forms are in your mail folders.

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) 

kids venture children’s ministry …

GREAT NEWS…our numbers are growing!  We will be growing our programs as well, which will require more volunteers.  Ask Bruce, Gloria or Bev for more info to find out how you can be part of this exciting challenge! 

CHILDRENare 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! 

ATTENTION PARENTS:  Please be attentive to the platform screens in case your child/volunteer needs you!

finances …

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

What we received last week:  $3,810.00     What we needed:  $3,754.00

Year to date received:         $155,321.58     Comparative:      $ 6,100.42

Missions received this year:    $10,395.00     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:  February 27, 2019

Goal:  $75,000         Total Pledges:  $32,610          Received: $ 28,039.75

Please remember your pledges!

pastoral vote …

Pastor Kevin has accepted our offer of a 4 year renewal of call based on last week’s hugely positive vote. Let’s continue to support him in prayer!