Sunday, May 15 || Alderbrook Church

Hello everyone,

We trust that you had a great week!!

This Sunday we have a guest worship leader; Misha Manuel has a great heart for God and leading people into a deeper relationship with Jesus. Misha is a student at UFV and his father is Vijay Manuel, headmaster at MEI Schools.

We are continuing our series called “DISCOVER Church”. When you think of the word ‘church’ what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? To a large degree, your answer has a dramatic impact on your faith and how you pursue God.

May 15 Open Door Policy

May 22 Five Beautiful Things about the Church

May 29 The Church that God Blesses

If you cannot attend church this Sunday, why not join online through our Zoom stream.

Let’s continue to remember to pray for the country of Ukraine this week that God will bring protection and peace!!

Remember to join us for Zoom Prayer every Wednesday from 7:30pm-8pm

Pastor Glenn and Cheryl

What is an ‘Open Door Policy’ at Alderbrook Church to look like? 

1. Our purpose is to ________________________________Jesus.

Acts 15:1,2 “Some men came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the brothers; ‘Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by Moses, you cannot be saved’. This brought Paul and Barnabas into sharp dispute and debate with them…”

Acts 15:5 “Then some of the believers who belonged to the party of the Pharisees stood up and said, ’The Gentiles must be circumcised and required to obey the law of Moses.'”

Acts 15:7-9 “After much discussion, Peter got up and addressed them: ‘Brothers, you know that some time ago God made a choice among you that the Gentiles might hear from my lips the message of the gospel and believe. God, who knows the heart, showed that he accepted them by giving the Holy Spirit to them, just as he did us. He made no distinction 

         between us and them, for he purified their hearts by faith’ “.

2. We need to ___________________________ that keep people from Jesus.

Acts 15:10 -11 “ ‘Now then, why do you try to test God by putting on the necks of the disciples a yoke that neither we nor our fathers have been able to bare? No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are.'”

Acts 15:12 “The whole assembly became silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul telling about the miraculous signs and wonders God had done among the Gentiles through them.”

Acts 15:19 (James) “It is my judgement, therefore, that we should not make it difficult for the Gentiles who are turning to God.”

3. An  _________________________ has tremendous __________________.

Acts 15:30-31 “The men were sent off and went down to Antioch, where they gathered the church together and delivered the letter. The people read it and were glad for its encouraging message.”

4. Every _______________________ has a specific _______________________.

John 1:41-42 (NLT) “Andrew went to find his brother, Simon, and told him, ‘We have found the Messiah’. Then Andrew brought Simon.”

Important Events

May Birthdays:

  • 2nd Kallista Valcourt
  • 2nd Angela Scheur
  • 3rd Cheryl Kaay 
  • 3rd Jonah Street
  • 4th Trinity Emond
  • 13th Raph Hamm 
  • 14th Georgia Moore 
  • 18th Nathan Chernoff
  • 18th Geraldo De Oliveria
  • 21st Angela Brittain
  • 22nd Grant Brittain
  • 29th Maria Hutchison 
  • 31st Rebecca Siebert

May Anniversaries:

  • 6th Anne and Harry Huisman 
  • 15th James and Sharon Moore
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Kidzone starts at 10:30am and is for those in Kindergarten to Grade 5! Our current series is The Non-Avengers where we take a deeper look at how to show forgiveness to others.

We also encourage the kids to learn the series Bible verse (if they memorize it they get a prize!):

Kidzone Director: Cassidy Hutchison

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Our next event is on Sunday, May 15th from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

It will be a bonfire at 31684 Downes Road, Abbotsford.

We will play some games, roast hotdogs and marshmallows and just hang out!

Youth Director: Jared Embree