Announcements – ARBC

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

Events and Opportunities

Our Annual General Meeting will be on Sunday January 29 after the service. We will have lunch first, and there is a sign-up sheet in the sanctuary to bring food. Thank you! Annual Reports will be out on January 15.

Heartland Baptist Women (Manitoba and Saskatchewan) will be holding this year’s Great Canadian Bible Study on Saturday January 28 at 10 am on zoom (and in person in Winnipeg). The topic Deborah and Jael, two courageous women of the Bible. Email hbwnews2021@gmail.com to get the zoom link.

Our Christmas project this year supported Break Free Outreach, a ministry that serves people in north central Regina. They provide a drop-in centre, a food pantry, Exodus Prison ministry, kids, youth, and family events, Hope, Healing and Recovery sessions for all ages, Life Groups for all ages, and Spiritual Care. Check their website to find out all the ways you can be involved. Our total collected was just over $3400. Thank you to everyone who donated for your generosity!

Registration is now open for Katepwa Lake Winter Camps! Junior Camp (ages 9-12) is February 18-20 and Jr. Teen Camp (ages 12-15) is February 21-23. Find out more on their website or contact Payton at 306-332-4727 or admin@katepwalakecamp.com.

The CBWC has partnered with the Canadian Baptist of Ontario and Quebec and the Salvation Army to create a series of Evangelism masterclasses. The January 24 session is from noon – 1 Saskatchewan time and talks about how to enter into our neighbours’ spiritual lives through conversations about their dreams. Sign up for one or all of them here.

Kurios is the CBWC’s gap year program for young people aged 18-22. Applications are now open for fall of 2024. Find out more on their website.

All children and youth participating in programs at Argyle Road Baptist Church need to be registered. If you haven’t already done so, please fill out a form at the back of the sanctuary or on our website. This helps us to keep your children safe and place them in appropriate activities. Thank you!

Sunday Morning

The front of the sanctuary
Our in-person Sunday worship service starts at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Pastor Ryan’s Bible study on the minor Minor Prophets happens on Sunday mornings at 9:30 in the church library. Everyone 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.
During the school year, children aged 3-5 worship, learn, and play together in Godly Play, next to the sanctuary. 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.
During the school year, kids in Grades 1-6 will find lots of creative Scripture teaching downstairs in Argyle City. Please register your children online or pick up a paper form at the back of the sanctuary. Thanks!
Young people in grades 6-12 meet in the office lounge for a video and discussion series. And snacks. Did I mention snacks? If you can provide snacks or drink packets for this class, sign up in the sanctuary or talk to Jane. Thanks!
Here is the January 2023 CBWC Newsletter from the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada, and the latest news from the Heartland (Saskatchewan and Manitoba).
Now that the provincial government has lifted all COVID restrictions, you do not have to wear a mask at church. However, you are still welcome to wear one if you wish. We have masks and hand sanitizer available at both entrances. Please respect each others’ choices and leave extra space for those still wearing masks. Thank you for making everyone feel safe.

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.
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.
Young people in grades 6-12 are invited to Westhill Park Baptist Church on Friday evenings from 7-9 for youth-centred worship, learning, and of course, games! If you are an adult and would like to help with the youth ministry, talk to Caralee.
The Mandarin Fellowship group holds a Bible study Fridays at 7 pm and meets 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 does various studies with RightNow Media video series. Right now they are going through a series called Table Talks, which combines cooking classes with Bible discussion to help us create spaces and places where conversation can flourish. Jesus met people around the table, and so can we! They meet at 11:30 am on Zoom. If you don’t have a RNM account and you are affiliated with our church, you can get a free account here.

This Saturday afternoon Bible study is for people learning English. It takes place at 3 pm in the church library. Everyone is welcome!
Join Mark Doerksen and Cindy Emmons as they host Dr. Ed Neufeld in a new podcast on the Book of Revelation. Take-aways from the first episode: 1. Revelation is not a puzzle to be solved; it is intended to guide believers through the troubles of life, especially persecution. 2. All the symbols found in Revelation have their source in the Old Testament. All 14 episodes are up at heartland3.podbean.com.
CBM has worked with Ukrainian partners to provide relief in Ukraine in the past. In response to the Russian invasion, they are sending immediate emergency relief. You can contribute and find out more on their website. There are also updates on the situation and prayer points to help you pray.
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

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Photo Credits

All Photos are from Unsplash unless otherwise indicated.
Nursery Photo by Larry Crayton
Toddler Photo by luis arias
Godly Play Photo by Lucas Alexander
Argyle City Kids Photo by Austin Pacheco
Register your Kids Photo by Giorgio Trovato
Youth Group Photo by Aedrian
Tuesday Men’s Group Photo by Rod Long
Wednesday Prayer Group Photo by Michael Heuss
Friday Mandarin Study Photo by chris liu
Saturday Study Photo by Ben White
Sunday Bible Study Photo by Dylann Hendricks | 딜란
Sunday Connections Cafe Photo by Ryan Mendoza
Desk Photo by Kristina Paparo
Library Photo by Seven Shooter
Mask Photo by Jacek Pobłocki
Hand washing Photo by Kristine Wook
Christmas Open House Photo by Diliara Garifullina
Christmas Kids Party Photo by Kateryna Maidannikova
Christmas Project Photo by Kira auf der Heide