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Weekly Bulletin

January 13, 2019


10:00 AM- Pre-Service Prayer

10:00 -10:25 AM - Coffee Corner open.

10:30 AM – Morning Service: Teen Challenge


Welcome and thank you for joining us in worship this morning. This morning we are delighted to welcome the Teen Challenge Ministry Team, as they present a powerful message of hope through the testimonies of the life changing power of God in their lives. Being freed from addiction is a complex process that requires the intervention of physical, social, emotional and spiritual change. The power and strength of Jesus Christ plays an important role in the recovery. Thank you for your support financially, prayerfully and the tangible support for the food drive!!


No evening service.



Tuesday January 15 @ 11:00 am – Spice of Life (Sanctuary)

Wednesday January 16 @ 8:00 am – In the Gap Bible Study (Board Room)

Wednesday January 16 @ 6:30 pm – Kidsplosion and Focus Youth.

Friday January 18 – Teen Challenge Sleep Out @ Victoria Park Halifax

Sunday February 3 – New Connections Luncheon (Fellowship Hall)

New day, time and location! Starting this week January 16, In the Gap Bible Study will meet on

Wednesday mornings from 8:00 to 9:00 am and will now meet in the board / music room.


Addition: Please stop by the Info desk and pick up a new page for Harry Reinders for the Family Photo Directory. If you have requested a directory and have not yet received one would you please notify the church office via email or a phone call 902 454-7361 Thank you!


Spice of Life (ages 55 plus): Today will be the last opportunity to register for Spice of Life this coming Tuesday January 15, beginning at 11:00 am, meeting in the sanctuary for a communion service led by Pastor Russell.  A luncheon and special music will follow downstairs in the Fellowship Hall. Please register and pre-pay today at the Info Center.


Teen Challenge Sleepout: Pastor Russell and Pastor Shaun are hoping to have some volunteers to join with them as they support the Teen Challenge Sleepout on Friday January 18, 2019 at Victoria Park in Halifax. This is a fund-raising event to raise awareness and funds to fight addiction in Atlantic Canada. All proceeds benefit the Teen Challenge Atlantic Men’s Center. You may register at: If you are unable to join our brave pastors at the event you will have opportunity to help by sponsoring TEAM FGC. Please see the sponsor sheet at the Info Center. If you wish to receive income tax credit, please place your contribution in an offering envelope and indicate “special” for Teen Challenge Sleepout using your envelope number or name and address. Thank you!


Attention: Our children’s mid-week programming, Kidsplosion and Focused Youth will resume this Wednesday January 16th. Please note the following time changes, Kidsplosion will meet from 6:30 pm until 7:45 pm and our youth will now meet from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.


Focused Youth: We kick off Youth this week! Meet us at our new time at 6:30 to 8:00 pm here at FGC. We will be starting a new series on apologetics.  We are excited to see all of you. Also, we will be announcing a few dates to keep in mind for upcoming events! If you have never come to Focused Youth, we encourage you to join us starting this week. Make it your 2019 resolution! Hope to see you there! For more details about youth you can email us at or find us on Facebook on our “Focused Youth” page! 

A message from our youth leaders, Joe & Laura Doucette.


New Connections: On Sunday Feb 3, immediately following our morning service, our leadership team and staff will be hosting a New Connections luncheon, if you have joined us in worship here at FGC over the past six months, we invite you to please sign-up at the Info Desk. This is an informal time of fellowship to share a meal and to get to know one another in a relaxed setting! Let’s get acquainted!!


Hearts of Beauty – An experience for women: Hearts of Beauty is an experience designed to restore the hearts of women through a real encounter with God. This three-day journey is hosted in a setting of beauty and tranquility and is designed to recapture your heart. Through teaching sessions, films and guided periods of refection, we show participants that the “more” they have been longing for in life is available! This is more than a retreat – it is an expedition of the hearts. June 6-9, 2019 at Bayside Camp, Ketch Harbour Rd. Register at,. Cost is $295. Need more info: Please see Agnes Park or Jennifer Cox if you have any questions or need more information!