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Weekly Bulletin

November 11, 2018

“Lest We Forget”


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

10:30 AM – Morning Service: Remembrance Day Service


Thank you for joining with us for this special service, as we honor and recognize those who fought for our freedom, peace and liberty.


6:00 PM – Life Groups

Our life groups will resume this evening.

~ Dates to Remember ~


Monday Nov 12 – Church Office Closed

Wednesday Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – Focused Youth & Kidsplosion

Sunday Nov. 18 – Baptismal class with Rev. Reid MacLean

Tuesday Nov. 20 @ noon- Spice of Life

Sunday Dec 2 @ 5:15 pm – Sights & Sounds of Christmas

Saturday Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – Cantata “Down from His Glory”

Sunday Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – Cantata “Down from His Glory”

Welcome: We extend a very warm welcome to everyone who has joined with us this morning for a very special Remembrance Day Service when we seek to honor our veterans and those who continue to serve this great country of ours. This service is a time of reflection and gratitude to the brave men and women who gave sacrificially to secure the freedom and liberty we are blessed to have today. We wish to extend a very special welcome to all our veterans and their family members, those currently serving in the military and to Staff Sergeant Mark MacDonald, Halifax Regional Police, Captain James Stymiest, Halifax Regional Fire Service and to silver cross mother, Danita Curwin


Merry Christmas: On Sunday evening Dec 2, 2018, we will be presenting the “Sights and Sounds of Christmas”. We invite you to join us for this very special evening as we enjoy the start to the Christmas season together as a church family. We have many wonderful sights and sounds planned for the whole family to enjoy upstairs and then to the lower level to enjoy some special tastes of the Christmas season at a stand-up reception. Tickets are only $10 each and are now on sale at the Info Center until Nov 25 or while supplies last. Be sure to get yours today!


Attention Seniors (ages 55 plus):  Spice of Life will meet on Tuesday Nov. 20 at noon for a time of remembrance, fellowship and luncheon. The cost is $6.00 per person. Today is your last opportunity to sign-up. It is imperative that if you are bringing guests that you sign them up as well.


Baptism: There will be a water baptism as part of our service on Sunday Nov. 25. If you have been praying about taking this next step in your Christian journey, we invite you to attend a baptismal class next Sunday Nov 18, during the morning service, under the direction of Rev. Reid MacLean. Please fill out the info flap portion of your bulletin indicating your desire for baptism and drop it in the offering plate and we will be in touch with you.


Email Addresses: Please note we have made some changes to the email addresses here at FGC. We apologize if you have sent and email expecting a response, if it was sent after noontime on Wednesday Nov 7, we most likely did not receive it. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Please make note of the new addresses:


Pastor Russell:

Pastor Shaun:

Michelle Slauenwhite:



Offering Envelopes: Please note if you require offering envelopes you may do so by filling out the info flap portion of your bulletin and place it in the offering plate. It is very important that you print clearly, providing your complete mailing address including the postal code. If you already have offering envelopes but you have moved or will be moving, please inform Gail Spackman of your address change. Thank you so much.


Cantata: Our Christmas musical presentation of Down from His Glory will be on Saturday Dec 8 at 7:00 pm and on Sunday Dec. 9 at 6:00 pm. There are complimentary tickets at the Info Center for you to give out as an invitation to family, friends and co-workers.


Mail Boxes: Just a friendly reminder to please check your mail folders on a weekly basis, as they fill up quickly, especially this time of year and they are not designed to hold very much at one time. If you have not been assigned a mail folder but would like to have one, please notify the church office.