Weekly Announcements

The following are the announcements for the week of December 4:

Scent Request

Some in our church family have sensitivities to scents and chemicals. For the health and consideration of others, we’d like to ask everyone to please use unscented hygiene and cosmetic products on Sunday mornings. Thank you for your consideration.

Children's Ministry Training - TODAY

The Children's Ministry Training, for those Interested in serving in nursery or Sunday School, is happening after church TODAY from 12:45-3:30pm. Lunch will be included.

Friends for Dinner

As we enter the Christmas season we, once again, have the opportunity to bring Jesus to students from all over the world. Host international students by signing up at friendsfordinner.ca by December 11.

Christmas Carolling - December 11

Come join the outreach team, as they share the hope we have this Christmas season through caroling. Anyone who is interested is welcome to join to carol around the neighbourhood Sunday, Dec. 11 after the 2nd service. Talk to or email William Ameni for more details. 

Farewell Luncheon for Matthew & Katarina Colegrove

The Colegroves will be leaving Ottawa as they prepare for their mission work in Rostock, Germany. Anyone who knows and wants to wish the Colegroves well are invited to a farewell luncheon for them on December 18 after the 11:00 service.

Christmas at Calvary

Mark your calendars for our Christmas Eve services (Dec. 24) at 4:00pm & 6:00pm, as well as our Christmas Day service (Dec. 25) at 11:00am. We are planning a potluck after the Christmas Day service. Invite friends and/or family! *Note: There will only be one morning service on both December 25 and January 1, at 11:00a.m. 

Winter Clothes for the Compassion Ministry

Cold nights are here again. We will be collecting NEW winter clothing supplies for homeless men and women, to be donated to the Ottawa Innercity Ministries. Suggested items are black winter socks, underwear for men and women, tuques and winter gloves. You will find a drop-off box close to the AV equipment in the sanctuary. If you wish to donate gently used winter clothing such as winter coats or jackets, please send a message to Tim and Tess MacKenzie.

Fusion Youth (Grades 6-12)

Fusion Youth runs every Wednesdays, 7pm, at Greenbelt Baptist Church. For inquiries or if you are interested in becoming a youth leader, please email Jen Outhouse.

Service Team Needs

Right now, we are in need of people to help in Children’s Ministry (Sunday School and Nursery) and Hospitality (Kitchen, Greeting, Parking/Security, Elevator), among other opportunities. Please sign up or request more information at calvarybaptistchurch.ca/serve.

Sermon Manuscripts

If English is your second language and having a copy of the sermon would help you understand better, please let us know, and we’ll get you a printed or soft copy of the sermon.