Monday Morning Musings

So, I just got off the phone with Ryan Pedde, Lead Pastor of Bridge Community---our new church plant in Ft. Saskatchewan. They had a FANTASTIC Grand Opening yesterday. Over 230 people attended. Praise the Lord! Thanks to Ed and Sharon Versluys for representing The River there. CHECK their Facebook feed for pictures of the event. I want to say thanks to all of you over the years who have supported The River and the church planting movement in Edmonton. It’s days like yesterday that make all of the work and sacrifice worth it. To God be the glory!!!

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If you weren’t in church yesterday, you’ll be happy to know that Karen Track and Faith Joly were affirmed as our next Executive members and The River’s 2019/20 Budget was approved. Next Sunday morning we will be thanking our out-going Executive members (Sharon Versluys and Mike Taekema) and installing/ordaining Karen and Faith. Our Social Justice Network also announced yesterday that The River will be

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Some of you asked me about Dr. Mary C Neal’s story (which I used as a sermon illustration) after the service. CLICK HERE if you want to listen to a presentation on YouTube that she made a few years back. It’s compelling.

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We will be celebrating Communion next Sunday morning, so please prepare your hearts and minds.

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I talked to Dianna this morning and 20 people have now stepped forward to help at the Food Bank tonight! Thanks to all the volunteers!

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Several of us are going to help out Kelly Lehman (who recently lost her husband) this coming Saturday from 9-4 PMish (lunch included). Basically, it’s helping her move some things around the farm. We can always use a few more strong backs. If you’re willing to help out, e-mail me.

 

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