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In-Person Services Begin June 13, 2021

We are grateful to announce that due to the provincewide vaccination rate and continuing improvements in key public health and health system indicators, the Ontario government has decided to move the province into Step One of its RoadMap to Reopen effective Friday, June 11.  That means we can reopen for in-person services this Sunday (June 13). 

The allowance for occupancy will be restricted to 15%, which means 65 people in our Auditorium and 55 in the Lobby/Forest Room.  

Registration will resume each Monday (via email or telephone) but given the unexpected notice, will begin on Tuesday June 8.  We encourage attendees to consider reserving seats in the Lobby/Forest Room in order to allow others a place in the Auditorium. 

Childcare will be available for Toddlers to Grade 5 (spaces limited)               

Attendees will need to follow all COVID-19 guidelines:

  • Stay home if you are feeling ill, or have any COVID-19-like symptoms.
  • Wear a mask inside the church building.
  • Socially distance at 2 metres apart.
  • Stay in your assigned seats and don’t move around to socialize prior to the service.
  • Leave the church directly after the service and socialize outside.
  • Drop-off and pick-up Sunday school children by one parent only.

The church office will reopen on Tuesday June 15 and remain open Tuesdays to Thursdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Visitors are asked to make an appointment and follow the strict COVID-19 guidelines. 

We encourage those who are unable to attend in person to stay connected by watching the services online, receiving our weekly Life Online, and reaching out to one another.  

We thank the Lord for this news since “every good and perfect gift is from above” (James 1:17).

This Sunday

Speaker: Bill Thornton

A milestone is defined as “an action or event marking a significant change, or stage in development.”  Life comes with several: your birthday, first step, first day in school, graduation, first romance, first job, marriage, and retirement.  This series will review the spiritual significance of three milestones with the hope they become stepping stones.

We will be posting virtual services on our Watch Online page.  Join us online this Sunday at 10 am.  Watch any of our previous sermon videos on the On Demand page.

This Sunday

Guest Speaker: Ed Fontaine, Springvale Baptist Church

We will be posting virtual services on our Watch Online page.  Join us online this Sunday at 10 am.  Watch any of our previous sermon videos on the On Demand page.

Easter Presentation

Dare to Believe (Fall) Campaign

In April 2019 we celebrated the Grand Opening of our $3 million dollar building expansion.  We now have an enlarged lobby and kitchen, new washrooms, an activity room and kids meeting room.  We praise God for his provision in allowing this dream to become a reality.  Of course, our ultimate objective is not an expanded facility, but having the space to advance the kingdom of Christ.  We invite you to invest in the future with us by committing to donate towards the remaining $1.551 million dollar loan.  Our goal is to receive a minimum of $160,000 each year over and above donations to the General Budget.  By doing so, may God “bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work” (2 Conrinthians 9:8).

Dare to Believe (Fall) Campaign

In April 2019 we celebrated the Grand Opening of our $3 million dollar building expansion.  We now have an enlarged lobby and kitchen, new washrooms, an activity room and kids meeting room.  We praise God for his provision in allowing this dream to become a reality.  Of course, our ultimate objective is not an expanded facility, but having the space to advance the kingdom of Christ.  We invite you to invest in the future with us by committing to donate towards the remaining $1.551 million dollar loan.  Our goal is to receive a minimum of $160,000 each year over and above donations to the General Budget.  By doing so, may God “bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work” (2 Conrinthians 9:8).

Small groups provide a way for participants to experience meaningful Christian community and enhance Christ-centred relationships through caring, praying, and studying together.  Choose one of the following in-person Life Groups or online E-Groups that best fits you.

Men’s Life Group

Bible Study

Type of small group: In-person
Location: FBC Forest Room
When: Tuesdays (Until December 8)
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Details: A weekly discussion on scripture readings. Booklet provided, no cost.
Facilitator: Jim Coleman

Ladies Life Group

No Other Gods

Type of small group: In-person
Location: FBC Forest Room/Lobby
When: Mondays (Until December 7)
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Details: A weekly study on “No Other Gods” by Kelly Minter. Workbook available for $20.00.
Facilitator: Jennifer Grabar

Mixed Group

Alpha Course

Type of small group: Online
When: Thursdays (Until December 10)
Time: 7:00 pm
Details: Alpha is an eight-week video series that explores the introductory beliefs of Christianity and allows for much discussion.  It is designed for those investigating Christianity or new believers wanting to learn the basics. No cost, no homework.
Facilitator: Heather Thornton

Mixed Groups

Thriving in Babylon

Type of small group: In-person
When: Sundays (Until December 13)
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Details: A bi-weekly discussion on the life of Daniel based on the book “Thriving in Babylon” by Larry Osborne. Books available to purchase.
Facilitator: Chris Robb

The Prodigal Son

Type of small group: Online for 20 to 40 year olds
When: Tuesdays (Until December 8)
Time: 8:00-9:00 pm
Details: A weekly discussion based on the video series by Matt Chandler entitled “The Prodigal Son.” Booklets available to purchase online but not required.
Facilitators: Justin & Brooke Anderson

Christianity & Science: Exploring Their Harmony

Type of small group: Online
When: Thursdays (Until December 10)
Time: 7:00-8:15 pm
Details: A weekly discussion of selected YouTube videos. No books, no cost.
Facilitator: Peter Riis

If you’re interested in exploring Christianity further, you can watch a brief video of Pastor Bill explaining the core message of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Good News of Jesus Explained

If you’re interested in exploring Christianity further, you can watch a brief video of Pastor Bill explaining the core message of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Stay Connected

A great way to stay informed and connected is by receiving our weekly Life Online update. You can also follow us on Facebook here.

Stay Connected

A great way to stay informed and connected is by receiving our weekly Life Online update. You can also follow us on Facebook here.

Children’s Ministries

We provide online Sunday school lessons and creative challenges (for Toddlers to Grade 2) led by Mrs. Alison. Click the button to receive the link.

Youth Ministries

Our Jr & Sr High Student Ministries (for students in Grades 6-12) meet (on Zoom) Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00 pm. Click below to sign up for email updates and more information.

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