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New EXALT Class Beginning January 7th
Winter Women’s Bible Studies Women’s Bible studies will begin this week - January 8th and 9th. Check the winter newsletter (available at the Welcome Centre) for details on the classes being offered, including the Adorned study, with Anna Jamieson teaching. Write-ups on each study can also be found on the church website.
Child Celebration Service A child celebration service is coming up on January 21st. This is a time when parents of little ones are given an opportunity to publicly declare their desire to raise their children in the ways of the Lord. Parents who wish to participate in this service are asked to contact the church office no later than January 14th.
Gospel Coalition Women’s Conference If you are considering attending this conference, the Ministry of Women encourages you to register in the near future. Information sheets are available at the Welcome Centre or speak to Beth Ann or Helena for details.
Marriage Conference We have invited Dr. Rick & Linda Reed to lead a Marriage Conference here at Peoples Church on Saturday, February 3rd and Dr. Reed will also teach the EXALT class and preach on Sunday, February 4th. Saturday evening will begin with the first session at 4:00 p.m. followed by dinner and more sessions. We encourage you to plan for a date night on this day and take advantage of an opportunity to strengthen your marriage. Please sign up as we need to know how much food and how many handouts to prepare.
Sonshiners The first seniors event of 2018 will take place, Thursday, January 18th. All those 55 years and older are welcome to attend. Come at 10:30 a.m. for an exciting program and stay for a hot meal at noon. Cost is $7 per person. Sign up today!
Note of Gratitude Thank you to all of you for your expressions of encouragement to us over the Christmas holidays. We were blessed by your acts of love and kindness to us. ~ Kevin & Charlene, Mark & Anne, Nick & Cassandra, Helena, Ben & Tiffany
Offering Envelopes The 2018 offering envelopes have been placed in mailboxes. If you did not get yours or have never had them and would like some, please contact the office. For those who signed up for the Direct Debit Program, your envelope number is still assigned to you and you will continue to get envelopes. This allows you to supplement the regularly debited amount if you wish.
Busy Hands The Busy Hands group meets the second and fourth Thursday of every month to make quilts for those in need around the world. We will be meeting this Thursday, January 11th and again on January 25th. The day begins at 9:00 a.m., but come when you can and leave when you must. Please remember to bring a bagged lunch.
Programs Resume Many of our programs will be resuming this week after the holiday break. Check the back page of the bulletin for dates and times to ensure you don’t miss out on all that is offered.
Church Family Emails If you are not receiving the church family emails and would like to, please let the office know and you will be added to the mailing list. Receiving these emails is a great way to keep current of church family events and issues happening each week.
Winter Weather & Church Cancelations Winter weather has arrived and there may be times when church events or services will be canceled because of concerns for your safety on the roads. In the event of a cancelation, the church website will be the first place for you to check for updates. When possible, a church-wide email will be sent out. The church Facebook page will also be updated. When in doubt, please check online or call before heading out.
Church History DVDs in the Library The DVDs from the History Class are available in the library for any who could not make it to the class. The books to go along with the videos are also available in the library or you can purchase them for just $15 in the office.
Together for the Gospel 2018 “Distinct from the World” is the theme of the T4G conference coming up next April in Louisville, Kentucky. Registration is now open. To find out more about this event, visit www.T4G.org.