ATTEND OEFC ON SUNDAY

Register HERE for the service on August 23 and plan to arrive by 9:45am. We have room for 100 people to attend the service (last week 89 people signed up), and registration will remain open until Saturday or until the limit is reached. Each person attending needs to register and practice physical distancing. Singing will be allowed for those wearing a mask. The LiveStream will continue to be accessible through the church website.

GIVING

Thank you for giving to OEFC! Online or scheduled giving to OEFC can be found HERE; Cash or cheques may be dropped off at the church, T-F 8:30am-4:00pm; Cheques can be mailed to OEFC, 28 Westland Road, Okotoks AB T1S 1T2.

MISSIONARY OF THE WEEK

Colin & Shelby Gilmore (Eloise, Ezra) serving with AIM  (currently seconded to MAF and based in Three Hills) 

Pray for:

  • Colin as he works on upgrading the fleet of MAF planes in Three Hills
  • Colin’s energy levels as they are improving and he continues to recover from burnout
  • Colin as he studies to receive re-certification for flight instructing; pray that he can take the test soon and be ready for instructing in September.
  • Guidance for AIM and the Gilmores for their next steps
  • AIM Air Kenya as they are only able to do occasional supply and emergency flights at present

VIDEO & LIVESTREAM

  • Sundays @ 10am (9:50am for prayer time) "LIVESTREAM" button at www.okotoksefc.ca 
  • Family resources to go with the Kid's Story will be available by Sunday, August 23 HERE and Kid's Club online (Tuesday nights at 6:30pm; for boys and girls going into Grades 1-6; invite friends to sign up for a craft kit HERE)

PRAYER & SUPPORT

Prayer Chain requests can be submitted via email [email protected] or phone 403-938-3311. The church office is open T-F 8:30am-4:00pm and staff are available at [email protected] (if you need assistance, have a confidential prayer request for staff only, or just want to talk with someone).

Celebrate Recovery is now meeting, and a men's step study began on August 15. More information HERE

MENNONITE DISASTER SERVICES

MDS will be at Pressy Lake BC for a home rebuild for James Brown, who lost his home to a forest fire in 2017. Contact Peter T for more information about joining the work crew for a week. For distancing purposes, RV lodging is preferred (all hook-ups available). This is a pilot project demontrating disaster response in these times of social distancing.

BRANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL...

and Genesis Christian Preschool is accepting applications for the start of this school year. Now is a perfect time to enroll your children in a Christian school, with small class sizes, high academic standards and a welcoming, caring environment. The new high school wing will open in September! For additional info visit brantchristianschool.ca or contact the principal [email protected]pallisersd.ab.ca.