Announcements – ARBC

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

Exciting news from Kurios, the CBWC Gap-Year program: they have been gifted this church and some land in Jasper National Park by the Jasper Lutheran Church! They will partner with Jasper Baptist Church to create a permanent home base for the Kurios program.

Events and Opportunities

At Argyle Church we are blessed with an “international” congregation.  We will celebrate this by pot-luck lunch following the Thanksgiving Day service.  Please plan to join us after church on October 9, and bring with you a favorite or ethnic dish to share. For more information, call Roberta or Ron.
Young people in grades 6-8 are invited to Westhill Park Baptist Church on Friday evenings from 7-9 for youth-centred worship, learning, and of course, games! Special dates: September 23 at Living Hope Alliance, September 30 cancelled for Truth and Reconciliation Day. Please register your young person by October 28. If you are an adult and would like to help with the youth ministry, talk to Caralee.
All children 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!
A Ukrainian refugee woman and her cat are looking for a place to stay in Regina until she is settled and can move into a place of her own. Contact Val for details.
Heartland Baptist Women (Manitoba and Saskatchewan) are holding their annual Fall Gathering in Winnipeg at the Filipino Evangelical Church on October 1 from 9 am – 1 pm Saskatchewan time. The speaker is Charlene McAlpin. The good news is that the event will be live streamed on their Facebook page! You can join from your home or gather together to attend as a group.
Flora is making up the fall worship schedule. If you might be interested in singing, playing an instrument, or operating the sound booth, please talk to Flora as soon as you can. Thanks!
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.

Heartland Baptist Women (Manitoba and Saskatchewan) has put out the summer issue of Keeping Connections with a devotional from Faye Reynolds, a report on the Spring Conference, and stories about handmade items from Bolivia, quilts for Ukrainian refugees, food for the grieving, and more. You can read it here.

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.
Here is the June 2022 CBWC Newsletter from the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada, and the latest news from the Heartland (Saskatchewan and Manitoba).

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!
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.
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!
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.
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. 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 study will take a break for the summer but resume in the fall. Contact the office if you would like to be notified when it resumes.
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 Kelly Sikkema
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
Refugee Photo by Mortaza Shahed
Potluck Photo by Stefan Vladimirov
VBS Photo by Jay Chen
Wedding Photo by Sandy Millar