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Ebenezer Weekly Update - December 8, 2023









This Sunday


The Healing of Shame


Pastor Cal Fong


Service Times - 8:30, 10:00, & 11:30am


Click here to join the livestream. Broadcasts begin 15 minutes prior to service times.

 

Giving Update

Please keep an eye on your email (or junk mail) as the office staff will be sending you your giving update for up until October 31, 2023.


Membership

If you are interested in becoming a member, please email info@ebenezerbaptist.ca or phone (306)249-0084


Children's Ministry Workers Needed

Our Children's Ministry is so busy that we are in need of more volunteers! We are looking for people for KidZone (ages 2 & 3), Kids Church (ages 4 - grade 4) , or on the Welcome Team. If you can help or would like more information, please email Pastor Ashlyn or phone 306-249-0084


Kid's Christmas Program-Sunday, December 10th

Our Kids Christmas Program on Dec. 10th @ 6:00pm is quickly approaching! We invite you all out to join us as we celebrate the Christmas season together.


Digital Business Directory Now Available

This directory will help connect people with businesses in our church.


Click Here to view the directory.


If you are a business that would like more information, Click Here for more information.


Women's Bible Study - Tuesdays 9:30am

This is open to women of all ages. We will be focusing on discussing the current sermon series on Deuteronomy.


Mom's Friendship Group

Thursdays 9:30-11:00am.

This is a place where women with young children can come to experience friendship, encouragement in faith and to pray for each other.


Just drop in on a Thursday, or if you want more information call Camille Siemens (306-222-0704)

Join the Moms of Ebenezer Facebook Group to get connected!


Directory Update

We would like to update our directory, please text "Directory" to 306-249-0084 or click here to update your information.


Parking Lot Attendants needed

As it is getting harder to find spots on the parking lot on Sundays, we will be looking at reinstating our Parking Team. If this is something that you'd be interested in, please contact the church office at 306-249-0084 or email info@ebnezerbaptist.ca


Forever In Motion - Mondays & Thursdays @ 10am

Free low-impact fitness classes for adults ages 50+ followed by a coffee time.


Classes focus on functional fitness, balance, strength, and flexibility.


Our last class for the season will be December 14th and we will start again on January 4th, 2024.


2 Sparrows "Stitches To Share" : Wednesdays 10am-3pm

"Expressing God's love & care to those in need of warmth, comfort, or encouragement"

All are welcome to join us in creating quilted, crocheted, or knitted items to benefit local charities. Some precut quilt kits of different skill levels will be available for those desiring them. In our first 5 months, we were able to donate approximately 50 quilts to various local charities.


For more information, feel free to contact Joanne Gartner (306-250-5678), Ruth Guenther (306-291-6985), or Linda Whelan (306-230-6372).

*Donations (tax-receiptable) to assist in keeping this outreach going are greatly appreciated!


Share & Celebrate

We are looking for photos of your major milestones or events that happened in the last year. It can been anything from wedding, births, anniversaries, or even remembering the loss of a loved one.


Please email your photos along with a short description to: info@ebenezerbaptist.ca.



Ways to Give

▪E-transfer to giving@ebenezerbaptist.ca (include designation in the message).

Click here or phone the church office to set up Pre-Authorized donations through your bank or credit card.

Click Here to give online or text GIVE to (306)249-0084.

▪Mail in a cheque.

▪Give via debit, credit, cash, or cheque on Sunday morning. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call the church office at (306)249-0084.


Stay Connected/Updated here The Church website (ebenezerbaptist.ca) Facebook (Ebenezer Baptist Church) Instagram (ebcsaskatoon) Text the following keywords to (306)249-0084 to access a variety of options: Church to get connected or give Contact to contact us or subscribe for weekly emails RightNow to get access RightNow Media bible studies Serve to sign up to help those currently in need Prayer to share a prayer request or sign up to be part of the 24/7 prayer group



ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Christmas Eve Services

Our Christmas Eve service times will be 3, 5, & 7pm.


New Years Eve Services

Our New Years Eve service times will be 8:30 & 10:00am.


 

Blessing Tree

Our Blessing Tree is back this year! Our Christmas tree in the foyer is covered in envelopes with gift suggestions for some of our Partner Church families inside. Take an envelope off the tree and deliver that gift in time for Christmas. If no address is provided inside the envelope, please return your wrapped gifts to the office no later than December 19th.


Christmas Hampers

We will be packing and delivering Christmas hampers to those in need this season. If you know of someone who could benefit from a hamper (or you would like to volunteer in packing or shopping), please text the word "HAMPER" to 306-249-0084 and fill out the form.


If you would like to donate food, we are looking for the following items:

Potatoes (5 or 10lb) , canned cranberry sauce, boxed stuffing, canned veggies,

canned fruit, rice, and cookies


We are accepting food donations on Sunday, December 10th from 8:30am-12:30pm and Tuesday, December 12 from 7-9pm. Packing and shopping for the hampers will take place on Saturday, December 16th.


Monetary donations can be made by e-transfer to giving@ebenezerbaptist.ca or by dropping off a cheque or cash. Please make sure to designate "Hampers" with all donations.


Support Your Library

A library fundraiser, hosted by Wendy Kasdorf of Living Books, will be held on Sunday, December 10th between the hours of 9:30am and 1:00pm. You may purchase books at a discounted price for the library, as well as purchasing at regular price for your own needs. Please consider supporting the library in this way. Payment methods will be cash and e-transfer.


The library will continue to be open for borrowing at this time.


Looking for some great books to support your understanding of what you believe and why? Ever more important in this changing world, we need a firm foundation and an answer for those who want the reason for our faith. There are a number of books on display in the church showcase and more on the shelves. Here are some of the titles available:


Tim Keller "The Reason For God"

Josh McDowell "Don't Check Your Brains at the Door" and "God-Breathed"

Abdu Murray "Saving Truth"

Phil Smouse "What Should I Believe" (this is for children)

Lee Strobel "The Case For A Creator", "The Case For Christ" and more

J. Warner Wallace "Cold-Case Christianity", "Cold-Case Christianity For Kids" This is also an excellent video series on Right Now Media.


Ladies Night Out

Monday, December 11 @ 7pm. $5/person.

Contact Cynthia at 306-717-6770 or Verle at 306-260-5686.


Seniors Christmas Baking Potluck and Carol Sing

Saturday, December 16th at 2pm. Click HERE to sign up!


Save The Date-Celebration Service @ Prairieland

On Sunday, December 17th at 10am, we will be hosting our annual Celebration Service at Prairieland Park. There will be no church service at Ebenezer that week.


We need everyone who plans to attend to register by Sunday, December 10th. Please visit the following link to do so:


Right Now Media

Available for FREE for everyone in the Ebenezer family. Click Here to sign up!


Ebenezer Running Group - Mondays @ 6pm

5km walk/run/jog. Meet at Rotary park. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Find us on Facebook: EBC Running


We Need You

We are in need of volunteers in the following areas (training will be provided):

*Greeters

*Ushers

*Sound/Media

*Info Desk

If this is an area in which you can serve, please contact the church office at 306-249-0084 or email info@ebenezerbaptist.ca.


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