1 John 4: 7, 11 "Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
DONATION RECEIPTS Check your church mail folder or the box in the foyer for your donation receipt. Any receipts not picked up by Feb 28 will be mailed to the address on file. Thanks for your faithful and generous giving in 2020!
OEFC WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY Last week Pastor Rob mentioned the Change Your World card. You can pick one up in the church foyer. WE LOVE OUR SENIORS and want to bless those 65+ with a Valentine's Day gift bag! Pick yours up Sunday morning (9AM-noon) or Sunday afternoon (1:30-2:30PM). One per household.
REGISTRATION FOR IN-PERSON WORSHIP 9:15AM in-person services in the Main Auditorium (Register HERE) and the Fireside Room (Register HERE). (If the Fireside Room registration is closed due to being full, could you let Pastor Steve know that you wanted to attend? We may offer another service down the road if the Fireside Room is consistantly full).
Our online church family can watch the livestream at 9:15AM (or if your preferred time is 10AM, join our livestream at 10AM and scroll back to the beginning). The LiveStream is accessible through the church website.
11AM in-person service in the Main Auditorium only (Register HERE). Children in Grades 1-6 (first 30 to register) will be dismissed after the worship time to meet in the Fireside Room for their own physically distanced worship and teaching time.
If you are trying to add a VISITOR to your household when you register, please note that Date of Birth is required.
Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the service to sign in FIRESIDE ROOM attendees may enter by the South door for sign-in
Wearing a mask in the building is mandatory
Thanks for keeping your coat with you
THIS WEEK @ OEFC
Friday, February 12 - Jr/Sr High Youth @ 7PM (Jr High Awkward; Sr High More to the Story)
Sunday, February 14 Worship Service @ 9:15AM & 11AM (with Children's Service @ 11AM)
Monday, February 15 Men's Bible Study @ 7PM. Facilitator Ray.
Tuesday, February 16 Men's Bible Study @ 6AM. Facilitator Cameron.
Ladies' Bible Study (9:30-11:30AM) Facilitator: Jola.
DivorceCare (6:30-8PM). Contact Marion to register ($20).
Wednesday, February 17 GriefShare (1-3PM) (new session beginning). Contact Marion to register ($20). ASK Prayer Network (1:15-2:30PM) Praying with every generation for all nations asking God to do what only He can do and doing whatever He asks of us.
Ladies' Book Club (7-9PM). Facilitator: Mary.
Thursday, February 18 Celebrate Recovery @ 7PM
Friday, February 19 Jr/Sr High Youth @ 7PM (Jr High Awkward; Sr High More to the Story)
CHECK IT OUT! LIBRARY NEWS The church library is open during Sunday church services and weekday office hours. When signing out books and DVDs, please fill out a Borrowing Slip on the desk. Forgiving What You Can’t Forget: Discover How to Move On, Make Peace with Painful Memories, and Create a Life That’s Beautiful Again Have you ever felt stuck in a cycle of unresolved pain, playing offenses over and over in your mind? Author Lysa TerKeurst has wrestled through this journey. With deep empathy, therapeutic insight, and rich Bible teaching, Lysa will help teach you how to let go of bound-up resentment and overcome the resistance to forgiving people who aren’t willing to make things right.
MISSIONARY OF THE WEEK Gordon & Norma serving with Reach Global in Tennessee
Pray for: The new degree program beginning in May; Thesis prep student, J.V., recovering from COVID-19; Provision of daily bread for all Pro META students; Latin America economies are some of the hardest hit in the world by the pandemic; Continued health and support for Gordon and Norma
SABC TELETHON - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27 Southern Alberta Bible Camp is holding an 8-hour telethon with stories, competitions, crazy fun, familiar camp faces and an invitation to be a part of making camp happen, aiming to raise $120,000! Why? So SABC can continue to rebuild, prepare, and ensure that camp is ready to welcome campers this summer! Call 403-792-3644 on February 27 to donate or bid on great silent auction items. Tune in to the Masked Singer that is running all month long with an amazing finale at the Telethon! Join them in prayer, in giving, and in all the fun! Donate early or email [email protected] with your questions.
LINKS AND INFO. LiveStream worship service Sundays @ 9:15AM
Family resources for Sunday, February 14
One-time or scheduled giving to OEFC; Cash or cheques may be dropped off at the church, T-F 8:30AM-4PM Prayer Chain requests can be submitted HERE or phone 403-938-3311. Staff are available at [email protected] (if you need assistance, have a confidential prayer request or just want to talk with someone).
CURRENT RESTRICTIONS OEFC is limiting registration for our Fireside Room service to 30 people and our Main Auditorium service to 90, based on 15% of fire code occupancy for in-person attendance. We continue to follow provincial guidelines by wearing masks, using hand sanitizer, and maintaining physical distance. Thanks for your cooperation and understanding! The church building will remain open during regular office hours (T-F 8:30AM-4:30PM). Some staff members may be working from home, so if you want to stop by to see someone, just call ahead to make sure they are in their office!