C F M GREGORY DRIVE Alliance Church A place to belong… There is a deep desire for community in all of us. Look at Tim Horton’s and malls, and you will see groups of people who meet on a regular basis. God has put within us all a strong need to belong, to contribute, to be valued and to be accepted. Gregory Drive Alliance Church is part of God’s “big family”, and you are welcome to come and belong! Belong A place to begin... Gregory Drive is a place for new beginnings, no matter who you are or what you’ve experienced. So whether you’re looking for a new church home or just a new start in life, God has a new beginning planned for you and your family. Your spiritual journey can begin right here! Begin A place to believe... We all believe in someone or something, and as a church family we have an unshakable belief in a loving and just God and we are learning to love each other unconditionally. We are governed not by man but by believing God and His Word. We invite you to join us as we learn, believe and apply what God reveals to us in the Bible. Believe A place to become… People exist to know God and be known by Him. We invite you to join us on the greatest journey of all - to become a person of God’s purpose and plan. Become Connue to Pray for those with ongoing concerns… • Irene Hickson, Janet Kleyn, Doreen Miﬄin, Donna Stacey, Ethel Patrick, Tricia Pletsch Pray for … • the family of Eric Cochrane as they grieve the loss of Eric who passed away • • • last Sunday. CHINA Since his release from prison ,Gao Zheshing and his family con)nue to suﬀer with the a+er eﬀects of his torture. He is incapable of holding a conversa)on, and on many occasions is just mu.ering to himself. Please pray for God to minister healing to his mind and body. Also pray for his wife who daily deals with the physical and mental needs of her husband. LeeAnn Welch who is s)ll in London Hospital in ICU Missionaries being evacuated from Guinea due to the Ebola crisis T W MONDAY TUESDAY Board of Elders - 7:00 pm Tulip Tree Needle Arts Guild - 1:00 pm Jr. High Youth (Grades 7-8) - 6:30 pm WEDNESDAY Ladies Bible Study - 10:00 am THURSDAY Men’s Coﬀee Hour at Baja Café - 10:00 am Sr. High Youth (Grades 9-12) - 6:30 pm FRIDAY PA DAY CAMP SATURDAY Quiz Prac)ce - 1:00 pm C S REF. GGHI REJKGLIM PNMOGH THNPJ FRELISM PNMOGH MNHPSM ETUEHLEJ PNMOGH RGJ VNK KEMOEHEK ALRPE DEHWMEK MNHOXN BNWEH Senior Pastor Children Youth Pastoral Care Administraon Administraon 255 Gregory Drive West Chatham, Ontario N7L 0E2 Tel: 519-352-4580 Fax: 519-352-4587 www.gregorydrive.com [email protected] A place to Belong… A place to Begin . . . A place to Believe… A place to Become… Living the Call Together. Acts 2:42 October 19, 2014 CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS NEXT WEEK OCTOBER 26 9:15 & 11:00 AM DINNER WITH THE KURANJI’S Teen Challenge Choir (Praise & Testimonies) THE TRUTH PROJECT" for Teens - Starts Today Oct 19th 6:00 PM 9:15 a.m. - Worship Service in the Sanctuary Nursery and toddlers ages 0-3 Sunday School for children JK-grade 6 Quizzing Program & Bible Study for ages 12-18 Youth Sunday School for grades 7-12 Adult Elec)ve Teacher: Joe Hall West Wing West Wing North Wing North Wing Room: Café West Wing 6:00 p.m. - Sundays at Six DVD Series: The Truth Project Youth - The Truth Project The Truth Project is a DVD-based small group curriculum comprised of video lessons to be viewed and discussed within the group. This study is the star)ng point for looking at the teenage life from a biblical perspec)ve. Each lesson discusses the relevance and importance of living the Chris)an worldview in daily life. Teens have ques)ons.., the “Truth Project” has answers! Facilitators: Donovan & Julie Jacobs MEALS FOR NEW MOMS 11:00 a.m. - Worship Service in the Sanctuary Nursery and toddlers ages 0 - 5 years If you would like to learn more about Danny and Vera's ministry in Serbia, have a chance to talk to them and to the team who recently visited them, come to a potluck dinner with the Kuranji's at the church on Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:00 pm. We'd like to know how many are coming and what you are bringing so please phone Dale or Arlene Maris at 519-692-3544 if you plan to come. Room: Café North Wing (There will be no Children’s programs provided) Other “Growing Together” Opportunities at GDAC… Connect Groups Home based fellowship, study, prayer and outreach. Various groups throughout the week. Contact Evelien Wiersma for more informa)on (519) 360-9240. Ladies Bible Study Every Wednesday morning at 10:00 am W V ! We are pleased that you chose to worship with us today, and we trust that you will enjoy your visit. Please take a moment to ﬁll out the communica)on card found in the pew in front of you, and place it in the oﬀering plate. You will ﬁnd a wealth of informa)on at our Welcome Sta)on in the foyer, and any one of our friendly ushers would be glad to assist you in any way. Ministries for children run concurrent with the service, so if you have a child, please contact one of the ushers and they will direct you to our children’s ministries area. We would like to assist Jus#n & Rachael Douma once they have their baby. You will only need to provide one meal toward the ﬁve. Please contact Susanne Vince at 519-627-2379 or [email protected] to sign up. BETHLEHEM LIVE! Check the bulle)n insert for the diﬀerent ways you can par)cipate in this year’s live produc)on of the journey to Bethlehem. New to Gregory Drive or an aging patron - this is a great opportunity to come together as a church family for this community outreach event. UPDATED TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES ARE HERE Please remember to check your church mailbox for your updated Telephone Directory. Please remember that your church mailbox is located BELOW your name. EMERGENCY PRAYER LINE EMAIL … Please note that the address for prayer requests is [email protected] If you would like to be part of the prayer line and are interested in receiving prayer requests from the Gregory Drive Alliance Church family, please send an email to: [email protected] NURSERY & TODDLERS Baby/Walker Room 9:15 a.m. Nicole Huﬀ Jenica Van Kesteren 11:00 a.m. Joyce McIntyre Megan VanDusen Toddler Room 9:15 a.m. Jeni Spicer USHERS 9:15 a.m. Randy Bain Ken Huﬀ Sid DeHaas Cur)s Shaw 11:00 a.m. Isaak Fehr Denis Bourbonnais Greg Baker Stephen Lourie GREETERS 9:15 & 11:00 a.m. Gary & Judy Hamilton VISUAL ARTS & SOUND 9:15 & 11:00 a.m. Sandy Campbell Jeﬀ McFadden LIBRARY 9:15 a.m. Marylynn Ytsma 11:00 a.m. Clara Smith THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK Contact Susanne Vince to provide a meal for the Douma family once they have their baby.
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