Announcements – ARBC

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

Events and Opportunities

The Heartland Baptist Women’s annual “Great Canadian Bible Study” will take place online again this year. Join other women from Manitoba and Saskatchewan on Saturday January 29 at 10 am on zoom to study Titus 2 and think about what it means for us as followers of Jesus in our church. Email hbwnews@gmail.com by January 27 to get the zoom link.
Our CBWC Heartland area minister, Mark Doerksen, will be leading a book discussion of N. T. Wright’s book Broken Signposts: How Christianity Makes Sense of the World. Join him on zoom on Wednesday February 2 at 8 pm Saskatchewan time. RSVP to Cindy at heartland@cbwc.ca
Our church’s Annual General Meeting will take place on zoom on Wednesday, February 9 at 7 pm. Please join us as we look back at 2021 and ahead to 2022. The link will be sent out to our email list before the meeting.
Kurios, CBWC’s gap-year program for young adults (17-22) is holding a virtual open house on Sunday, February 6 at 6 pm Sask time. Find out more and register at the Kurios website.

Sunday Morning

The front of the sanctuary
Our in-person Sunday worship service starts at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Masks are mandatory again.
Pastor Ryan leads a study on the New Testament books of 1 and 2 Thessalonians on Sunday mornings at 9:30 in the church library.
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 provincial government requires 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!
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!

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.
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 Right Now Media video “Dreaming Big” by Bob Goff. They meet at 10 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.
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
Here is the January 2022 CBWC Newsletter from the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada, and the latest news from the Heartland (Saskatchewan and Manitoba).

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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