Announcements – ARBC

Find out what is happening at our church, our denomination and our camps.

The provincial government has re-introduced masking in all indoor public spaces, which includes our church. Disposable masks for children and adults are available at both entrances if you need one. There is also hand sanitizer at both entrances and one side of the church has pews marked off for social distancing. Thank you for doing your part to keep everyone healthy!
The provincial government has re-introduced masking in all indoor public spaces, which includes our church. Disposable masks for children and adults are available at both entrances if you need one. There is also hand sanitizer at both entrances and one side of the church has pews marked off for social distancing. Thank you for doing your part to keep everyone healthy!
Pastor Ryan will be away from October 25 to November 8. If you need anything while he is away, please contact the office or one of the deacons.

Sunday Morning

Pastor Ryan leads a study on the Old Testament book of Nehemiah Sunday mornings at 9:30 in the church library. It will be cancelled on October 31 and November 7 while Pastor Ryan is away.
Those who prefer to worship online meet at 9:30 on Sunday mornings on zoom to read and discuss Scripture, pray together, and visit.
Those who prefer to worship at home meet at 9:30 on Sunday mornings on zoom to read and discuss Scripture, pray together, and visit. We have a “self-serve” online worship service too.
The front of the sanctuary
Our in-person Sunday worship service starts at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Babies and a parent are welcome to use our Nursery, located next to the sanctuary, where they can relax together and still see and hear the worship service.
Babies and a parent are welcome to use our Nursery, located next to the sanctuary, where they can relax together and still see and hear the worship service.
Toddlers are well cared for downstairs. Care is provided but parents are welcome to stay if they like.
Toddlers are well cared for downstairs. Care is provided but parents are welcome to stay if they like. Please register your toddlers online or pick up a paper form at the back of the sanctuary. Thanks!
Children aged 3-5 worship, learn, and play together in Godly Play, next to the sanctuary. Masks recommended.
Children aged 3-5 worship, learn, and play together in Godly Play, next to the sanctuary. Masks recommended for children and required for teachers. Please register your preschoolers online or pick up a paper form at the back of the sanctuary. Thanks!
Kids in Grades 1-6 will find lots of creative Scripture teaching downstairs in Argyle City. Masks required for all students and teachers.
Kids in Grades 1-6 will find lots of creative Scripture teaching downstairs in Argyle City. Masks required for all students and teachers. Please register your children online or pick up a paper form at the back of the sanctuary. Thanks!

Events

Our first youth event of the year takes place on Sunday, October 24 from 3:30 – 5 pm downstairs. All youth in grades 7-12 are invited. Bring ideas for what you might like to do in future events. There will be food!
Our Fall Congregational Meeting will be on Wednesday, November 17 at 7 pm on zoom. The link will be mailed out to everyone on our email list.
Want to see what happened at Katepwa Lake Camp last summer? Here is their 5-minute rewind.
Katepwa Lake Camp’s 2nd Fundraising Stream-a-thon will take place on Sunday, November 7 at 7 pm on Facebook Live. Find out more on their website.

Weekly Church Activities

Living Springs Church hosts a weekly 12-Step Recovery Group at our church for anyone struggling with grief, addictions, or anything else. It meets Monday evenings and at the moment meetings are on Zoom. Contact the church for more information or to be put in touch with the group facilitator.
Living Springs Church hosts a weekly 12-Step Recovery Group at our church for anyone struggling with grief, addictions, or anything else. It meets Monday evenings at 7 pm in the church basement. Contact the church to be put in touch with the group facilitator.
Men meet for Bible study, prayer and fellowship on Tuesdays at noon over zoom.
Men meet for Bible study, prayer and fellowship on Tuesdays at noon over zoom.
The Prayer Team meets Wednesday mornings on zoom to pray for our church, our community, and the wider world. If you would like them to pray for a concern of yours, please let the office know.
The Prayer Team meets Wednesday mornings on zoom to pray for our church, our community, and the wider world. If you would like to join them or ask them to pray for a concern, please contact the office.
The Mandarin Fellowship group holds a Bible study Fridays at 7 pm in the church library. They meet for prayer on Sundays at 7 pm over Zoom. There is also a study for people interested in Christianity on Monday evenings at 7:30 pm. All of these are for people who speak Mandarin.
The Mandarin Fellowship group holds a Bible study Fridays at 7 pm in the church library. They meet for prayer on Sundays at 7 pm over Zoom. There is also a study for people interested in Christianity on Monday evenings at 7:30 pm. All of these are for people who speak Mandarin.
The Saturday Bible Study group is studying the book of Luke. They meet at 10 am on Zoom.
The Saturday Bible Study group is studying the book of Luke. They meet at 10 am on Zoom.

Related News:

Canadian Baptist Ministries has joined UNICEF's Love My Neighbour campaign to raise money to buy vaccines for poor countries. $25 provides transportation and two shots for a person who otherwise would not get a vaccine. With COVID rising alarmingly in many poor countries, this is a way we can help. The federal government will match all donations so your gift will reach twice as many people. Donate at the link above. #GiveaVax
Canadian Baptist Ministries has joined UNICEF’s Love My Neighbour campaign to raise money to buy vaccines for poor countries. $25 provides transportation and two shots for a person who otherwise would not get a vaccine. With COVID rising alarmingly in many poor countries, this is a way we can help. The federal government will match all donations so your gift will reach twice as many people. Donate at the link above. #GiveaVax
Read about church planting, refugee sponsorship, disaster relief from Saskatoon for St. Vincent after it was hit by a volcano, and more in the June CBWC Newsletter. In the Heartland (Saskatchewan and Manitoba) newsletter, read about the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, being a Police and Fire chaplain in Weyburn, and all about the NEW Heartland Baptist Women’s group! Also read the special KURIOS (gap-year) edition.

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Photo Credits

Baptist Women Photo by Ilyuza Mingazova on Unsplash
Deacons Photo by Hatham on Unsplash
Mask Photo by Manny Becerra on UnsplashNursery Photo by Larry Crayton on Unsplash
Toddler Photo by luis arias on Unsplash
Godly Play Photo by Lucas Alexander on Unsplash
Argyle City Kids Photo by Austin Pacheco on Unsplash
Tuesday Men’s Group Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash
Wednesday Prayer Group Photo by Phillip Goldsberry on Unsplash
Friday Mandarin Study Photo by chris liu on Unsplash
Saturday Study Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash
Sunday Connections Cafe Photo by Ryan Mendoza on Unsplash