Current News and Updates
Wednesday Morning Bible Study
Wednesday Morning Bible Study: 10 am. This year’s book: Luke and Acts. For more information call Hank Klassen at 403 249 7006 New members always welcome! Final meeting before Christmas: November 28, 2018 Starts up again January 9th, 2019 !
2018 Advent Book Study
Join Rev. Jope Langejans for an Advent Book Study. “Down to Earth” written by Mike Slaughter. The discussion runs every Thursday at 1pm from November 29th to December 20th, 2018. All are welcome! Call Rev. Jope for more information at 403 242 5760.
WE ARE DOING OUR NEW Church Photo DIRECTORY!
COME AND JOIN US!
When? December 6th, 7th & 8th, 2018 ( Thursday, Friday, & Saturday )
A table will be set up in the Narthex after the service today for you to make an appointment.
You will have the opportunity to purchase additional portraits; however you are under no obligation. There will be a variety of portrait options offered to suit your needs. The photographer uses a fully digital state of the art system which will allow you to view your photographs right away!
Photos will be ready for Christmas giving. Everyone who participates in the program will receive a free pictorial directory.
The directory will be in full colour. Therefore we advise wearing brighter colours and long sleeves.
This directory will not be complete without you. Please make your appointment today.
Shared Stories: November 26, 2018
From coast to coast there are stories of flourishing congregations. Hearing these stories can be a valuable way for us, and others, to be inspired and encouraged. Register today for a free and interactive Canadian gathering of Church and Denomination leaders across Christian traditions. Learn and dialogue about 'Shared Stories of Promising Practices in Canadian Churches' on November 26, from 9 am to 4 pm at Ambrose University, Calgary.
Preliminary findings from a recent national survey of Canadian congregations will be presented.
You will have the opportunity to participate in Panel conversations with leaders from flourishing churches, across denominations, including
Bishop Don Bolen (Regina) on “Vital and Viable Congregations: Reaching Out – Together”, and
April Yamasaki on “Congregations and Change: Inward, Outward, Godward”
This is a great opportunity to learn from and engage with other attendees.
For more information contact: www.flourishingcongregations.org/national-gathering Flourishing Congregations Institute 150 Ambrose Circle SW, Calgary, AB T3H 0L5 Tel: 403-410-2000 ext.2979 email: email@example.com
Warming Up to Worship Scheduling Change:
Each Sunday a small but enthusiastic group of worshipers have been meeting before the Sunday service to discuss the day’s readings. If you want to explore how the wisdom in the ancient texts can be applied to our daily lives in the 21st century, please join us. All are welcome! For more information call Bob Gibennus at (403) 202-2704 Scheduling change: We will meet at our new time of 9:15am.
New Office Hours:
With the hiring of Arda, our new Temporary Office Administrator, the Church Office will be open from 10am to 3:30pm. Drop in and say Hello!
Pledge Fest 2018-2019
Pledge Fest forms are available in the Narthex. Please pick up your envelope, complete the forms and return them by November 17th, 2018. Contact Heather Mayers, Pledge Fest Chair, with any questions you might have. Home: (403) 249-3714 or Cell: (403) 826-1054
October 28, 2018
We Wanted to Hear Your Thoughts!
Thanks for joining us after last Sunday's service for coffee and discussion on “How do we do better, and what are your dreams for
Lakeview United Church going forward?”
It’s not too late to have your say. Fill out a survey form available on the Narthex table , or in the office and drop it off at the office. Alternatively, call Wayne Gordanier at (403) 240 1012 and leave a message.
Coffee and Conversation Hosts are needed:
Now you can Sign Up online to volunteer as a Coffee and Conversation Host after the Sunday Worship Service.
Go to the Coffee Host Sign Up tab under ‘Who We Are’ or, ‘About’ on the website and follow the link! (As a bonus you will get an email reminder prior to your selected date!)
Sunday Music Licensing Help Required!
Can anyone help with office tasks, such as licensing our music on Sunday? Please email the office at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the sign-up sheet on the narthex table.
Faith Journey Bible Study
The Faith Journey group meets on Fridays at 9:30 AM from October through May in the homes of the members. They read and discuss faith related books. Call Sue Spratt at 403-242-7156 or, e-mail email@example.com for more details. New members welcome.
Monday Morning Bible Study
Monday Morning Bible Study 9:30 am: Morning Bible Study meets in the upper hall. We are beginning a new study - the Gospel of Thomas, the sayings of Jesus. Call Gwen Jamieson at 403-249-5655 for more details. New members always welcome!
Warming up to Worship
Warming up to Worship begins at 9:15-9:45 am before Sunday service. We discuss each week’s readings and how we may apply them to our lives. All are welcome, so bring your bible and morning coffee, and join the conversation. For more information call Bob Gibennus at (403) 202-2704
Help needed with the Marquee Sign Changes!
Lakeview United Church is looking for someone to temporarily help out with the Marquee sign in front of the church for the month of September! Interested? Email the office at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the sign-up sheet in the office.
PossABilities Alberta Offers Free Guitar Lessons
PossABilities Alberta is inviting members of the congregation to join them in the lower Church Hall, Wednesdays at 12:30 pm for guitar lessons! Free of Charge to members of Lakeview United Church. Bring your own guitar!