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 THIS SUNDAY - We take time to give THANKS! You will be invited to respond as we build a THANK YOU wall. Pastor Reg will be sharing on how partnership, being together, helps us in our times of need. Prepare by reading Philippians 1:3-11.  

PIZZA WITH THE PASTOR - Thanksgiving can be a time of loneliness if you don’t have family and friends to hang out with. Pastor Reg is hosting this time after the service for young adults. If you would like to attend please RSVP to 604-819-2698. Besides, he doesn’t want to be alone. Come join in!!

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY - Sunday School is for ages 3-8. You will need to register your children when you arrive. Ages 0-3: Space is available for parents to take their children to a place to play. This is an unsupervised space just off the foyer- follow signs to the Blessing Place.

LIVE STREAMING of our service will continue at 10 a.m. on Sundays. We encourage people to connect with us in this way if you are unable to attend the in-person service. Church Online

SMALL GROUPS - last Sunday, people signed up for small prayer groups like we have been doing last fall and winter. If you sign up, we will be in touch. Please contact the office if you would like to be part of these small groups - participating, hosting or leading them. Let us know if you prefer to do so in person or online. Leadership of this ministry is being formed. Pray for Miriam Lawrence, Ester Wiens and Jed Zimmerman as we consider and affirm them at the AGM for this ministry.

LEADERSHIP TEAM UPDATE - Approved the revised vision statement to go to the AGM, discussion of Search Committee questions re: candidates, approved a motion to extend Pastor Reg’s contract until December 15, 2021; reviewed and approved the AGM package; reviewed and updated the membership roll, reviewed monthly financial statements, we discussed a chapter of a book to help us provide spiritual oversight of the church.

FINANCIAL REPORT for the month of September, 2021.  
Total Income:    15,499.75            
Total Expense:   21,488.51            
Net Loss                    5,988.76
Please note: Annual invoices for insurance and for RightNow Media became payable in September which contributed to the net loss.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING packages will be sent out this weekend. October 24th is the date. Thank you Ministry Coordinators, for submitting your reports. We will be having a potluck-ish meal following the service and then dive into our meeting. Please Register for Potluck & AGM

UPDATE FROM LYTTON -Fellowship Pacific sent out a request to support families who were displaced by the tragic fire in Lytton, BC and within two weeks we had raised over $25,000! But you all didn't stop there and we are now thrilled to report that we have been able to contribute over $55,000 towards the work being done in Lytton! THANK YOU for partnering with us in this way! Read more at Loving Lytton. The fund will remain open until October 31.

WOMEN'S WEEKEND -at Ness Lake Bible Camp is an event for women to reconnect and celebrate relationships with wonderful food and many fun activities-while being encouraged with God's Love! The dates are Friday, October 15 at 7:00 pm to Saturday, October 16 at 9:00 pm. IF you would like to stay till Sunday, please register for our "Unplugged" session which will continue until Sunday after lunch. Register online at nesslakebiblecamp.com or call 250-967-4248.  

CHRISTMAS LOVE! - Many children in our world have nothing. Wouldn’t you like to make a difference in the life of a child this Christmas!? Take a shoebox, choose an age and gender, fill the box with items and return to the church OR you can donate to the benevolent fund using SHOEBOX to designate. Pack online at Pack A Shoebox  

YOUR GIFTS – God is at work in our church and community. Thank you for partnering with the ministries of Central Fellowship both locally and globally through your financial gift. Let’s respond to the generosity of the gospel by giving extravagantly to the progress of the gospel in our community and world. Give 

PRAYER - We want to care for you! If you have a prayer need, email: prayer@centralfellowship.ca.    

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS:  Tuesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Reg is in PG until October 10 and in Chilliwack October 11-14. He is back in PG on October 15.  

Janice McDonald, Leadership Team Chair | leadershipteam@centralfellowship.ca
Reg Toews, Transitional Pastor | cell (604) 819-2698 | reg@centralfellowship.ca