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2008-08-31 Bulletin

We are God's Children - gathered by Him in love - to bring glory to the Triune God, to pray, to seek the lost, to nurture the young in the Lord, to care for the hurting, and to encourage one another. We do this in obedience to His Word.

Our Church Family

Do remember our seniors and shut ins in prayer: Tilly Biel, Lea Dykstra, Tena Ellen, Jackie Hartenhof, Theresa Salomons, Ruth Sluys, and Ann Swier.

Remember our missionaries around the world.

 

GEMS

Is getting ready to start the new year. We are looking for a few new Counselors. If you might be interested you can contact Wannetta Brander at 403-782-2290.

Leadership training 

There will be a training seminar for all those who are involved with teaching or leading Bible studies in Bethel. This event will take place here at Bethel, in the fellowship hall on September 9, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. All leaders, helpers, or anyone just interested, are encouraged to come out for an evening that will help them prepare lessons, gain confidence, and aid them in focusing on their group's needs. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Mark it on your calendar now!

On Saturday, September 20th

Jeff Kruitof, Executive Director of Youth Unlimited will be in Edmonton meeting at Centrepointe Community CRC located at 5940 159 Avenue beginning at 1:00 p.m.. We invite all Youth Leaders, ministry leaders, Deacons and those interested in hearing about Youth Ministry to attend. Jeff will be sharing about what is happening within Youth Unlimited and what that means to us here in Classis Alberta North. (Refreshments will be provided and if you just come for the snacks, well that’s okay too.) If you have any questions please contact Ron deVries (Youth Ministry Consultant) at 780-987-0415 or email mdevron@telus.net.

The church secretaries

will be in the office on Wednesday afternoon and all day Friday this week.

Bethel Youth News

All students in grades 7-12

are invited to the Bethel Youth Retreat at Bar Harbor Camp on September 12-14, 2008. This weekend will kick off the new season of our youth programs. Come out to hear our special guest speaker Fred Knip and enjoy fellowship with one another. Cost for the whole weekend is only $30. Bring a friend, there is lots of room. More information will follow in next week bulletin about food donations and theme. Brochures are located on the table in the foyer. Please make sure that registration forms and money is given to Phil or just place it in his mailbox. If you need more information contact Phil, Dana, Pastor Mike or Carmen.

All Alberta Young Peoples Retreat.

It’s time to start thinking about the All Alberta Young Peoples Retreat. This year we are looking at utilizing the gifts of our own members. We are planning on putting a worship team together made up of youth from the Lacombe area. If you would like to be part of this team please call Wayne Bouwman at 782-4273 or 348-7214.

Special notice: Youth Service at Ottewell CRC

will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2008. Details will follow later so keep this date in mind.

Announcements

The Lacombe Christian Women’s Club

invites all ladies to a dessert evening “Flowers with Flair” on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kozy Korner. Enjoy a special presentation by Sharlene Bjorge from Sunset Meadows Lily Garden, special music by Rosealie Den Oudsten, and guest speaker Elva Kenyon from Whitecourt, discussing “Finding Security in an Insecure World”. The cost for this evening will be $8 per person, but you must RSVP by Friday, September 5th to Connie at 403-885-4653 or Joyce at 403-843-0025.

Golf Tournament for King’s Athletics

The first annual On Wings of an Eagle Benefit Golf Classic in support of the Athletics Program at The King's University College tees off Friday, September 12 at RedTail Landing. Please note the date and location change. $180/golfer includes 18 hole green fees, cart, prizes, food, Christian fellowship and a $50 charitable tax receipt. For more information or to register contact Dorothy at King's (780) 465-3500 ext 8091.

New Singers Welcome!

The King’s University College Choirs invite you to join them for an exciting year including two Winspear Centre performances. No previous choral experience is necessary. Auditions and voice placements will occur at King’s (9125-50 St.) in F-107 on Thursday, August 28; Friday, August 29; and Tuesday, September 2 (or on an alternate date, if necessary). To book a time and for more information, contact Melanie Turgeon (465-3500 ext. 8028 or melanie.turgeon@kingsu.ca).
New membership deadline is Sept. 10. Auditions for new members wanting to join The King’s University College Concert and Chamber Choirs for the Fall Term will occur on Thursday, August 28, Friday, August 29, and Tuesday, September 2, 2008 in F-107. Contact Dr. Melanie Turgeon for more information, and to book an audition time (465-3500 ext. 8028 or melanie.turgeon@kingsu.ca).

Employment at King’s

Please see kingsu.ca for more information on these positions. Lead Security Guard, Men’s Volleyball Head Coach, Registry Information Coordinator, Human Resource Manager

Travel:

There's still room for you to be part of Dordt College's new learning vacation to the Netherlands on May 11-20, 2009. Travel with Dordt Professor Leendert van Beek and Dr. Hubert Krygsman who will share their expertise on Dutch culture and history. A trip highlight will be meeting up with the touring Dordt College Concert Choir for their concert in Dordrecht. This 10 day motor coach tour includes, medieval castles, the homes of Anne Frank and Corrie Ten Boom, and the Rijksmuseum. You'll visit tulip gardens, cheese farms, and Delft shops. Cost includes airfare, motel accommodations and many meals. For more information, contact Dianne De Wit at ddewit@dordt.edu or 712-722-6029 or see full details at www.dordt.edu/events/netherlands.

Youth Unlimited and Gull Lake Centre

have come together to present the Timothy Trek, a partnership fundraising event to help both organizations continue investing in youth. Race day is September 27th at 11:00 a.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre. Run, jog, or walk over your choice of courses: 10k, 5k, 2.5k. Every trekker will be given a Timing Chip device to accurately record your time with a t-shirt at the start and lunch at the finish-line. There will be an early bird draw for a bike, (value $500) so register by August 31st. Last year with 150 Trekkers we were able to raise over $20,000 and this year our goal is to raise $25,000! To rind out more about the Timothy Trek or our organizations, visit us on line at www.timothytrek.com, www.gulllakecentre.ca or www.wolfcreekyfc.com.

Denominational News

Persecuted Church

SCHEDULE THIS WEEK – August 31st

Offering: Loaves & Fishes Soup Kitchen

Ushers: Ken Salomons & Craig Van Stryland

Lift Operator: Simon Swier

Sound: a.m. Steven p.m. Henry E.

Power Point: a.m. Justin p.m. Steven S.

Greeters: Bill & Audrey Noordhof, Harry & Hilda Van Stryland

Coffee: Gerry & Pita Doornenbal, Wayne & Jackie Bouwman, Els Ebens

Nursery:
M.O.M. Carina
a.m. Gaylene Tenbrinke, Herman Scholing, Maddy deRegt, Breanne Ebens, Ryan Swier
p.m. Dorothy Wildeboer, Jennifer Stol

Pre-school teachers: Dana van Gyssel, Stephanie Hoekstra

SCHEDULE NEXT WEEK – September 7th

Offering: Christian Reformed World Relief Committee

Ushers: Peter Zuidhof & Rod Duckett

Lift Operator: Ernie Stebner

Sound: a.m. Wayne p.m. Henry G.

Power Point: a.m. Jennifer p.m. Thomas

Greeters: The Joyful Noise Choir

Coffee: Bryan & Yvonne Noordhof, Ken & Trudy Salomons, Bill & Eleanor Wildeboer

Nursery:
M.O.M. Melanie
a.m. Harriet Luymes, Anita Geldof, Meaghan Noort, Colin Duckett, Timothy Rosendal
p.m. Jeanne Ebens & Brett Vandenborn

Weekly Calendar

Sunday, September 7th

10:30 a.m. Special service with the Joyful Noise Choir

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