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2018-10-14 Bulletin

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Please remember our church family in your daily prayers, at mealtimes and during your personal devotions. Continue to remember those young and old with ongoing physical, spiritual, and emotional struggles.

Jenny Bajema has moved into the Villa Marie in Red Deer. Please keep her in your daily prayers.

Please remember those members who struggle with their health, Shirley Bauer, John Bos and Ray Ames. With the recent passing of Bethel members we ask that you continue to uphold the Boskers, Noordhof, Ebens and Stebner families.

Do remember those who are unable to worship regularly with us. Please keep Jenny Bajema, Rena DeRuiter and Lea Dykstra in your prayers.

Pray for our missionaries around the world.

Bethel News

Council Executive Highlights:

· Classis information was reviewed for the October 13 & 14th meetings. Elders Terry Vandenborn and August Luymes will be attending.

· The General Administration Leadership Team is finalizing the budget for the upcoming year for a presentation at the November 28th Congregational meeting.

· The Council Executive reviewed the bills for the past few months.

From the Deacons: 

We thankfully delivered 773 Lbs of food to the Lacombe Community Food Bank. Thank you for giving so generously!!

From General Administration Leadership Team: 

Located in classroom #6 there is a large amount of brown plastic chairs. If you are interested in any amount, please feel free to take them. Those that are left at the end of the month of October will be donated to Building Blocks Thrift Store. Dana will be working at the church on Wednesdays & Fridays.

Living Members 

will meet at the home of Alex & Ann Wildeboer on Sunday, October 21st at the 7 p.m. Please study lesson 6 from the Parables of Jesus study.

Prayer Meeting: 

There will be a prayer meeting open for everyone who wants to come on Tuesday, October 16th, at 10 a.m., at the home of Margaret. There is much need within our congregation, so please join us, as we seek God's face to intercede on behalf of our congregation.

Craft Day: 

There will be another Craft Day organized for October 27th, 10 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The organizers will have coffee ready when you arrive, and will provide you with a warm lunch, with tea afterwards. Should you need transportation, please let us know in advance by Thursday, October 25th. Contact Margaret Roolker or Caroline Ogi.

Large Print Bulletins 

are available for those who desire a copy. A guest copy may be found on the foyer table. Contact Dana by phone or email, to have your copy delivered into your mailbox weekly.

Mexico Mission Trip

We will be holding an information night on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:45 p.m. for those who are interested in going on a Mexico Mission Trip. This mission event will take place on March 16th through to the 22nd, during the 2019 spring break. We need a minimum of 10 youth and 4 adults to proceed with a trip so if you and your friends are interested, be sure you attend this important meeting.


Tuesday Nite Youth 

meets this Tuesday, October 17th at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. See you there!


A community lady is looking for help by a young person to shovel snow this winter. If you are interested in this job, please contact Dana for the information.


Gideons Talent Night

Join us for a Talent Show and fun night on Friday, October 19th, at 7 p.m. at the Kozy Korner, Lacombe. Hear how you can share the gospel with people all over the world who are looking for hope. For complimentary tickets please contact Henry Eisses at 403-782-2345 or arrive and ask at the door.

The Mustard Seed, Red Deer, 1st annual Seeds of Hope Gala

Let’s Face It, will be on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel. All details can be found on a poster on the foyer bulletin board.

CACHS Industrial Arts Open House BBQ and Dedication 

will be held on October 22nd from 6 to 8 p.m. The new shop has been built and the Industrial Arts Building Committee has completed its mandate! Our committee has felt the great community support around CACHS and we are counting our many blessings! On Monday, October 22nd there will be an Open House BBQ at 6 p.m. followed by the Dedication at 7 p.m. We encourage you to come and check it out and enjoy an evening of food and fellowship.

The Social Justice Network presents “The Opioids Crisis, An Evening with Ben Bridgestock” 

Every day, 13 Canadians die as a direct result of opioids and opioid related causes. It’s now one of the top 10 killers of Canadians. It’s time to talk. It’s time to get educated and engage. On October 25th, at 7 p.m., at Southpointe Community Centre/The River Community Church, the Social Justice Network and NADC invites you into this important conversation. Tickets are only $20, the proceeds of which go to charitable causes. To buy tickets, visit www.southpointecommunity.ca or simply buy them at the door.

Mark Your Calendar! Free Summit focused on Stewardship: 

Attend the CSS Stewardship Summit which endeavors to provide encouragement along with the training and resources on the topic of encouraging Stewardship. Join us on October 27th at 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Kings University, and discover proven and practical ways to re-ignite the flame of excitement for the future of your church. Everyone welcome, lunch included. Space is limited, RSVP today to Annetta at info@csservices.ca.

You are invited to attend a course on Biblical Counselling. 

This course is designed to help us as churches to develop care and discipleship in the life of our own local congregations. The course will address fundamental questions like, Are Christians really competent to counsel one another? What role does psychology play in the life of a Christian? What methods should be used to help others deal with their struggles biblically? How should one approach common counselling issues? You will learn to be equipped for many daily situations like anger, conflict, depression, anxiety, fear, temptation, marriage and parenting. The course is developed by the Institute for Biblical Counselling and Discipleship https://ibcd.org/ It will be held every other Sunday evening starting on October 28th at 7:30 pm at the Ponoka Christian School, feel free to come and check it out! Hosted by New Covenant Baptist Reformed Church. For more info contact Poul at 403 396-2492 or Pete at 587-797-1505

Join us for an evening of Gospel Music 

by GOSPEL “792” on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Kozy Korner, Lacombe. Donations at the door and refreshments provided. For more information please call Harvey Prins 782-2642

Sacred Spaces and Self Care

These are only a couple of topics that will be covered in workshops at this year's Day of Encouragement, Saturday November 3rd at The King's University, hosted by NADC. You can hear more on these topics from our Keynote speaker, an award winning professor, a local spiritual director and councillor. Look for brochures in your church or go to www.classisalbertanorth.ca/nadc to view details. Register at www.regonline.ca/doe2018edmonton. For more information contact NADC: 780-819-7488 or yournadc@gmail.com

Central Alberta Youth Unlimited

proudly presents Dessert Night at the Lacombe Memorial Centre for two nights, November 8th & 9th! Special guest Comedian Matt Falk will be preforming for you. Please look for the poster on the foyer bulletin board for all information.

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