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October 2
Shipwrecked
Guest Speaker
Rev Larry Freeman

Acts 27:13-20Acts 27:13-20
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

13 And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close in shore. 14 But after no long time there beat down from it a tempestuous wind, which is called Euraquilo: 15 and when the ship was caught, and could not face the wind, we gave way to it, and were driven. 16 And running under the lee of a small island called Cauda, we were able, with difficulty, to secure the boat: 17 and when they had hoisted it up, they used helps, under-girding the ship; and, fearing lest they should be cast upon the Syrtis, they lowered the gear, and so were driven. 18 And as we labored exceedingly with the storm, the next day they began to throw the freight overboard; 19 and the third day they cast out with their own hands the tackling of the ship. 20 And when neither sun nor stars shone upon us for many days, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was now taken away.

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Preacher: Rev. Larry Freeman
Worship Elder: Karin Cowan
Praise Team: Karl Murch

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The Three C's
 

Luke 10:27; 9:23Luke 10:27; 9:23
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27 And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbor as thyself. 23 And he said unto all, If any man would come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

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; Matthew 28:19Matthew 28:19
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19 Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit:

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Preacher: Mauricio Manzanarez
Worship Elder:Carolyn Major

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Child and Youth programs

Breaking News

Caroline Claridge
Caroline Claridge

We regretfully accepted the resignation of our Youth and Young Families Co-ordinator Caroline Claridge effective August 18. Caroline contributed a great deal to our child, youth and young families ministries and our praise team ministry and exhibited a high quality of leadership.  Her shoes will be hard to fill.
Caroline and her family feel that God is calling them to new ministries and we pray that the Claridge family will continue to excel in God's work no matter where He leads them.
"In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps" (Prov. 16:9Prov. 16:9
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

9 A man's heart deviseth his way; But Jehovah directeth his steps.

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Summer is drawing to a close and plans are well underway for our Youth Ministries.

  1. Session struck a Search Committee to seek a new Youth and Young Families Co-ordinator. Pastor Carter will chair that committee.
  2. Session places high priority on ensuring that our Youth and Young Families programs continue smoothly during the vacancy. Interim leaders are in place for most of the programs and a special effort is placed on the resumption on a program for teens.
  3. Sunday School continues uninterrupted during the vacancy and we thank all the teachers and support volunteers for bearing with us.
  4. Caroline's final project was the annual Vacation Bible School. It was a great success with over 50 children attending.

police checks

Police Record Checks have become a necessity for our volunteers to obtain primarily for insurance purposes, as insurance companies now require that record checks are in place. With this in mind, if you volunteer in helping out with people considered to be vulnerable, i.e. Sunday School, Kids’ Klub, Friendship Supper, etc., please check your church mailbox. Caroline Claridge has put the Police Check Forms in the mailboxes of those who require one. Please call Caroline, 705-746-9612, or email caroline@stanps.ca, if you have any questions.

For the Children

You may wonder if St Andrews looks after the needs of your children. We believe that children should have an age appropriate, excellent Christian experience at our worship services. Children remain with the "big people" for the first part of the service including the "Praise Song" time and, following a time set aside just for them, they go downstairs to have fun, play games, sing songs, meet new friends-and learn how much they matter to God. We also provide a nursery program for children up to age 4.
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link-missionsSt Andrews is an evangelistic church passionate about fulfilling the great commandment. Whether it is here at home or in a developing country across the globe we express God's love for all through our outreach. Through our mission committee we support missions and missionaries around the world.
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Fred Stewart, Living the Name - Presbyterian Church in Canada is travelling our country in support of the Living the Name Renewal Fellowship. Read the update on his "Encouragement Road Trip"
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Urgent Items

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Great news!

We have received the "official" notice of the arrival of our family next Monday! They will arrive in North Bay (not Toronto) on Monday September 26th at 3:34 pm on Air Canada flight 8673.

It's very exciting to finally be welcoming the Chahid family to their new home!

Please continue to pray for this young family as they relocate.

Stay tuned for further details, meeting notices, and requests for help.