this week …

THIS SUNDAY IS FAMILY SUNDAY – our children will be joining us and participating in this 5th Sunday of the month service.  Please place your canned or dry food to be given to those in need on the platform.

MEN’S BIBLE STUDY Tuesdays at 7pm.  This is a video study on “Jonah” by Eric Mason.  Meet in the Youth Room.

LADIES BIBLE STUDY  “Lies Women Believe” by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.  Tuesdays @ 7pm in Wesley Hall.    Greta will be leading.

WESLEY COMMUNITY YOUTH MINISTRY Wednesdays, 7:00pm with Matt & Lindsay Hutten.

LUNCHTIME WITH GOD – come and spend time on Thursdays, 12-1pm, praying as much as you are able.  There is power in prayer!

PRAYER FOR UNITY The next meeting is scheduled for Tue. Oct 1 at Zion United Church (368 Miller St) at 7 pm.  Please gather in the Fellowship Hall.

LBA MEETING Thursday, October 3 at 6:30pm.       

MID LIFE FOR CHRIST (formerly NTNS) – Autumn Walk & Potluck at the “J” Ranch, 918 Lubitz Rd.  Starts at 2pm with a walk through the bush followed by a potluck & campfire.  Feel free to bring outdoor games, lawn chairs & food to share.   Saturday, October 5. 

CHURCH FAMILY THANKSGIVING POTLUCK LUNCH – after service on Sunday, October 6.  Sign up in foyer, indicating which food item you can bring (salad, main dish, dessert etc.) and number of people attending.

finances …

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

Note:  Please consider giving a little extra above tithes to our WCC Care Fund so we can minister to those in our church family who have a need.   

What we received last week:  $1,772.80     What we needed:  $3,806/wk

Year to date received:         $66,379.34          Comparative:    – $ 13.546.66

Missions received this year:    $3,740.00     What we projected:  $12,500

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

Goal:  $75,000       Total Pledges:  $41,195          Received:$ 39,079.75

    fellowship with the family …

    COFFEE& FELLOWSHIP every Sunday, starting at 10am.(yourdonation for your coffee/tea/hot chocolate is neededto maintain this ministry)  If you would like to help with the Café, please see Debbie Waito.

    upcoming events …

    CHRISTMAS SHOEBOXES – boxes will be going to warm weather destinations…start filling your boxes now!  More info to come.

    HARVEST FESTIVAL – Saturday, October 19  5-7pm, “Camp Water Buffalo”  Come dressed for outdoor activities weather permitting. No ‘Trunk or Treat’. Questions?  Call Shelly 613-629-1857

    LADIES BOOK CLUB Monday, October 21 at 7pm at Margaret’s home.  Please plan to attend so we can discuss our book “Sensible Shoes” by Sharon Garlough Brown.

    a heart for God …

    PRAYER REQUESTS can be forwarded to the prayer chain by calling Iva Schultz at 613-631-0878 during the day or Pastor Claude at 613-732-2011 during the evening.  We would love to pray for you & with you!

    NEW OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR – the LBA is pleased to announce that Debbie Ryan has now replaced Valerie.  Pray for her in her new role.

    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.  

    SHORT TERM MISSION – Matt & Lindsay Hutten are going to Kenya in October. They would like to thank you for your generous support.  Please see their prayer requests posted on the bulletin board.   

    MINISTRY SIGN UP SHEETS – please see the foyer for a variety of ministries that need volunteers eg. Providing a meal for families struggling with bereavement or illness, etc., Harvest Festival, other events.

    new from Canada Revenue …

    Canada Revenue Agency now requires donors’ middle initials to be included with their names on receipts.  Please add your middle initial behind your name on the list provided in the foyer. 

    plan to protect …

    OFFENSE DECLARATION FORM – forms are now in your mail folders for those who are part of the Plan to Protect.  Please see Valerie if you would like to fulfil requirements to be a part of our Plan to Protect program.