Colossians 3:17 "And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him" (read all of Colossians 3 HERE).
SUNDAY WORSHIP 10AM: ONE SERVICE / TWO VENUES (Main Auditorium contemporary and Fireside Room acoustic). Parents, please remember to use the check-in system prior to the service, and pick your child up promptly after the service! Our Online Church Family can watch the Livestream HERE.
THIS WEEK @ OEFC
Sunday, September 12 9:25AM Prayer for the service 10AM Worship Service (Main Auditorium - contemporary and Fireside Room - acoustic) with Nursery (under 36 months) 10AM Sunday School (3 years old through Grade 6 (check in between 9:45AM and 10AM) PLEASE NOTE THIS WEEK THERE IS NO GRADE 5-6 BOYS CLASS DUE TO LACK OF TEACHERS (see below for volunteer information!)
Tuesday, September 14 6AM First Watch - Men's Bible Study (for more info, contact Cameron) 8:30AM Chair Team - drop in to stack the chairs in the Main Auditorium 9:30AM MOPS - Coffee, crafts, topical parenting discussions, friendship, and free childcare for kids 0-5. [email protected] I Facebook 6:30PM DivorceCare - Contact Marion to register ($20).
Wednesday, September 15 1PM GriefShare - new session begins. This group meets weekly to help you face the challenges of grieving and offer support as you move forward. Contact Marion to register ($20). 7PM Grade 12 Girls Bible Study - contact Cathie for details
Thursday, September 16 9AM - noon Coffee & Crafting (adults only) drop in for conversation and coffee and bring whatever craft you're working on! 9:30AM Ladies Prayer Time 7-9PM Celebrate Recovery
Friday, September 17 7-9:30PM Jr / Sr High Youth scheduled off-site but check social media (youth hotline 403-938-8888; Instagram oefcyouth; Facebook OEFC Youth)
Tuesday, September 21 (9:30-11:30AM) LADIES BIBLE STUDIES Elijah (facilitated by Jola) - Pricilla Shirer's study shows how Elijah's obedience to God kept him anchored, sharpened his faith, broadened his impact and invited heaven's fire to fall. $25 register HERE and pay online or by cash/cheque. Nothing to Prove(facilitated by Lisa) - Jennie Allen's study reminds you that even when you don't measure up, God does, so you can cease struggling and rest in His completeness. $25 register HERE and pay online or by cash/cheque.
Tuesday, September 21 (6:30-8PM) KIDS CLUBS for Grades 1-6 (registration night)
Monday, September 27 (7-9PM) CONNEXION CAFE Ladies Night Out with devotional by Naomi!
CONNECT - SUNDAY KIDS MINISTRY Talk to Chris Young for more information or to volunteer! Pre-school teachers for age 3 and age 4-5 class (rotation basis; lead a full lesson in your own classroom; curriculum provided) Male teacher for Grade 5/6 boys (rotation basis; lead a full lesson in your own classroom; curriculum provided) Adult or teen to run the check-in (database) system (rotation basis; training provided) from 9:45 AM to 10:10AM
KIDS' CLUBS - TUESDAY NIGHTS Beginning Tuesday, September 21. Talk to Chris Young for more information or to volunteer! Boys' Club supervision and/or teaching Girls' Club leaders
MISSIONARY OF THE WEEK Adam & Trish serving with Pioneers in London, Ontario Pray for Refreshment and encouragement from recent holiday in Alberta Wisdom as Adam and Trish mentor new missionary candidates Direction as they interact with those in various countries Kids back in school – good friends Provision for all their needs
MEN'S HOCKEY Looking for men of all skill levels who want to get together for shinny hockey (partial equipment with goalies). Grade 7 and up. Bring-a-friend is encouraged as we’d love to make this an opportunity for others to get to know men from the church. Contact Barry or Tyson for details on time, location, etc.
CHECK IT OUT! CHURCH LIBRARY If you’re interested in the Ladies’ Bible Study Nothing to Prove, the library has a copy of Jennie Allen’s book. Get a head start or read through it yourself if you’re unable to attend the study.
BLANKET & JACKET PROJECT The Calgary Drop-In Centre and Spud Buds are supporting those in need of winter warmth. If you want to donate new or gently used blankets or jackets for men or women, please bring them to the church by September 26. For more information, contact Rob L.
FAITH BEYOND BELIEF CONFERENCE Be Ready 2021 Conference - A Faith Worth Sharing, October 1-2 with speakers Becky Pippert, Os Guinness, Andy Bannister and Logan Gates. Attend in person at Falconridge Family Church in Calgary, online, or organize a Watch Party with some friends! Registration between $60-95 (depends on format; special student pricing).