Dear RAC Family,
We praise God for the end of another week and for His faithfulness.
We have new updates and opportunities to tell you about. Please read to learn more.
DISCIPLESHIP AND MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES
Starts Sun., Feb. 5, RAC Welcome Centre
We are clearing out our storage to make room for new resources, etc., and we have many great, but no longer needed resources that others may benefit from. All are invited to claim items for themselves or for others who would benefit. The Welcome Centre will be open on Sunday mornings during the month of February for you to help yourselves to the books and other items.
Begins Sun., Feb. 5, 8:15 a.m., Fireside Chapel
All are welcome to join us at the Praxis happening on Sunday mornings throughout the month! We are a group of apprentices of Jesus seeking to be conformed to His likeness through Spiritual Formation practices. We will be starting our new session on John 15. There will be coffee and muffins to start! Lead by Lynnette Missiuna: email@example.com
RexMen Dinner & Fellowship
Mon., Feb. 6, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., RAC Youth Centre (Downstairs)
RexMen! Let's get together for a time of food and fellowship. Please register so we can expect you: REGISTER.
Fri., Feb. 10, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Youth Centre
As usual, Youth happens from 7-9 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month! Students in Grades 6-12 are welcome. On Feb. 10, we will be continuing our Youth Alpha series and joining other churches in the area! For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and stay tuned to our Youth newsletter for updates.
BLIZZARD Sr. High Retreat
Feb. 10-12, Muskoka Woods Bible Camp
Blizzard Senior High Winter Retreat is an off-site, overnight weekend for grades 9-12. We join several youth groups at Muskoka Woods Bible Camp (Rosseau, ON) for a weekend of fun, worship, and great memories. This year, the theme is Road Trip where faith, life, and community intersect. Registration is closed now.
Easter Choir Practice
Singers! It’s not too late to join the choir preparing for Easter. Even if you can’t make all of the scheduled rehearsals, please reach out to Pastor Dan at email@example.com if you are interested. Schedule:
- Monday, February 13th 6:30-8pm
- Monday, February 27th 6:30-8pm
- Monday, March 13th 6:30-8pm
- Monday, March 27th 6:30-8pm
Dress Rehearsal & Service:
- Thursday, April 6th 6:30-9:30pm
- Sunday, April 9th 8-11:30am
Monthly Evergreen Meeting
Wed. Feb. 15, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Youth Centre (Downstairs)
To all Evergreens (55 +): we will be meeting on the third Wednesday of each month going forward! The first meeting will be held on Feb. 15 and will include a hot lunch—a freewill offering will be collected. Pastor TJ will join us to present his vision for the Evergreens. In order to better prepare, please REGISTER. (On Mar. 15, we will hear from Miriam Charter, a former pastor at RAC.)
Wed. Feb. 15, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Zoom
Consider becoming a Member at Rexdale! Learn about Rexdale’s mission, vision and core values along with how we’re connected to our denomination and what the Alliance in Canada is all about! The local church is strengthened by its members, and our own personal faith is deeper rooted alongside community connected to Jesus! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
ANNOUNCEMENTS, FAMILY NEWS, PRAISE AND PRAYER REQUESTS
Meals for Young Adults During Alpha
We are looking for people willing to donate or cook meals for the Young Adult Gatherings while we are in the Alpha Series, for which conversation over food is an important factor. Meals can be whatever you’re up for preparing for 15 people and will need to be dropped off to the church building in time for the young adults arriving at 7pm. The dates of our meetings are as follows: Feb. 11 and 25, Mar. 11 and 25, Apr. 8 and 22, and May 13 and 27. Please email email@example.com to sign up for a week. Many thanks in advance!
SERVICE AND PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES
Join us this Sunday for our morning service. We will be hearing a message from guest speaker, Lynette Missiuna on the topic: “What on Earth Does God See in Me? - Looking at 3 Core Characteristics of God." Whether you choose to join in person or online, we look forward to worshiping with you at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday!
If you know someone who does not have internet access, please let them know they may call 647-374-4685 and listen to the service with the meeting ID 849 6287 9924. If you have questions please contact Pastor Melad at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opportunities to Pray Together
- Tuesday Church Online Prayer at 7:30pm. Join here.
- Immediately following, 8:30pm on Tuesdays: Prayer for International Workers.
- Men's Prayer on Wednesdays at 7am. Join here. For those without internet, call 647-558-0588 and use meeting ID 853 3549 7782.
- Send a prayer request to our dedicated prayer team here.
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