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Moving Forward – Part 3 of 6: Inviting People to Church

by Pastor George

THE  BIG QUESTION A rhetorical question was asked by one of our church members last spring at a church meeting: “How many of us are inviting friends to worship here at South Calgary?” The question was followed by a short silence as we all knew the answer. Sometimes, we make the mistake of sitting in […]

Moving Forward – Part 2 of 6: Connecting Within South Calgary

by Pastor George

It Takes More than A Sunday God created us in such a way that: waking up on a Sunday morning; driving or walking to a local church; saying “good morning” to a few people in a lobby; singing songs and listening to a sermon in the sanctuary and returning home will never be sufficient to […]

Moving Forward – Part one of Six: Connecting with Families

by Pastor George

South Calgary’s potential for outreach and growth by connecting with families is staggering. Forty-one years ago, God placed our church at the heart of a part of Calgary that has few churches yet over 14,500 families! I am confident God’s desire is to renew South Calgary as a church bursting with the energy of young […]

Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

by Val Gale

Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season Most of us know winter means cold and flu season, but winter weather can affect our mental health. During the winter, it’s important to prevent physical illness, and to take steps to defend against mental illness by practicing healthy habits.   Get the Flu Shot.  Try to get […]

CRUCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

by Pastor George
Meerkats standing in a row

RELATIONSHIPS “Brick and mortar come after relationships are founded” “It is not programs, it is relationships” CANADA HAS CHANGED As Canada celebrates 150 years of being a nation, we recognize that Canada has changed, and continues to change. Historians tell us that in the years after World War I well over 70% of Canada was […]

Sabbatical Announcement

by Pastor George

Ten years ago, following the recommendation of the Alberta Baptist Association and the North American Baptist Conference, South Calgary Community Church adopted a policy to provide a three month sabbatical for our ministry staff every seven years. We are pleased to announce that Pastor Sam is in his seventh year of ministry at South Calgary […]

The Future of Worship Ministry at South Calgary

by Pastor George

Just over 20 people met on the evening of April 19 to begin the discussions related to worship ministry at South Calgary. As part of the introductory comments worship was defined as “recognizing and responding to who God is and all He does.” It was recognized that worship is music . . . and much […]

Lent | Week March 7-13

The Scripture readings for the week of February 22-28 are: Monday, Mar 7 – Tuesday, Mar 8 – Wednesday, Mar 9 – Thursday, Mar 10 – Friday, Mar 11 – Saturday, Mar 12 – Sunday, Mar 13 – Daily Reading Questions: What stands out to you in this passage? What do you note about Jesus in this passage? What might God be […]

Lent | Week February 29- March 6

by South Calgary Community Church

The Scripture readings for the week of February 22-28 are: Monday, Feb 29 – Tuesday, Mar 1 – Wednesday, Mar 2 – Thursday, Mar 3 – Friday, Mar 4 – Saturday, Mar 5 – Sunday, Mar 6 – Daily Reading Questions: What stands out to you in this passage? What do you note about Jesus in this passage? What might God be […]

Lent | Week February 22-28

by South Calgary Community Church

The Scripture readings for the week of February 22-28 are: Monday, Feb 22 – Tuesday, Feb 23 – Wednesday, Feb 24 – Thursday, Feb 25 – Friday, Feb 26 – Saturday, Feb 27 – Sunday, Feb 28 – Daily Reading Questions: What stands out to you in this passage? What do you note about Jesus […]