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MARCH 2021 ARCH 2021

Ab undant Life Re-Opening March 21, 2021 Plan Your Visit March 2021


Ever watched Facing The Giants by the Kendrick Brothers? (If you haven't, click on this or search on Youtube - Facing The Giants The Parable) Remember the scene where the Coach is speaking to the older man Mr. Bridges that prays over the students’ lockers every day. Mr. Bridges feels led to come into Coach Taylor's office and tell him that he needs to bloom where the Lord plants him and he also tells him a parable about two farmers who desperately needed rain for their crops to grow. Although both farmers prayed for rain, only one of them went out and prepared his fields to receive it. Mr. Bridges asks, "Which one trusted God to send the rain?" The Coach responds, "The one who prepared," "God will send the rain when He's ready. You need to prepare your fields to receive it," says Mr. Bridges.

We believe God can! Are we preparing to receive? Thank you for being an amazing church! Last year, you were faithfully consistent with your praying, giving and participation! We were outside of these walls and we took with us our faith, hope and love! We brought joy to hundreds of people through community initiatives, filling PPE shortage, outreaches, online services and so many more! That is just a glimpse of what God has for Abundant Life Community Church! It’s time to build on that. It’s time for us to start BUILDING FOR MORE with our prayers, giving and participation! Where we are praying big prayers. Where we are giving to God - giving towards His work in London and where He leads. Where we participate in God’s will! Join us as we build by praying, “God, Your Kingdom come. Your will done on

Earth [in London] as it is in Heaven.” (Matthew 6:10) Join us as we build by giving, “God, may we not sow sparingly but may we sow generously to reap the abundance of Your work in our city.” (2 Corinthians 9:1-15) Join us as we build by participating, “God, may we hear and do Your Word through the Holy Spirit leading.” (James 1:22-25) We are building to receive. God will move us to pray, give and participate in building more. It’s time to take our steps of faith towards BUILDING FOR MORE. Building together, Tony Mejia Joy in our lives and joy in our city.


Abundant

Life Church

ZOOMCafe with Pastor Mike & Alicia 10:30-11 am Sunday’s 9:30 am & 11 am (in person) Plan Your Visit @ alccnet.com FaceBook Watch Party 11 am ALCC Youtube (anytime)

For more info churchalcc1@gmail.com Or call 519-858-4123

coffee connection conversation


ALCCKiDS “

Flash Forward @Home”

In this series, kids will learn that hope is being sure God will do good things and help your kids see how they can become a PRO at having hope by doing three things:

P.R.O: PRAYING

REMEMBERING OBEYING

Robot Rock

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FUND RAISER for SERVANT’S HEART MINISTRIES Dominican Republic Find your favourite food or family recipe that would like to share in our ALCC Recipe book How you can particiape: Submit a recipe (or 2) to our book

Categories Dessert, entrée, breakfast, lunch, dinner Pre-order your ALCC FOODIE book and don’t forget friends & family

connecting our lives to His


celebraterecoveryalcc@gmail.com

connecting our lives to His


Building relationship/friendship where men can share their experience, strength and hope with each other. Becoming a Godly man in life, home and work.

Character of God

Sharing our lives and the scriptures that bring us closer to God and each other. Join us we hear from our very own women who are trusting God in their daily life, with their families and personal struggles and how He is their security, strength and hope.

c h u r c h @home


AGM (All General Meeting) 2021 We “zoomed” our way through our fun AGM. God is faithful, you are faithful and we have been able to serve our community faithfully. So good to see you when you picked up/dropped off your AGM Snack Pack! What’s next: Preparing for Rain


Thank you Nancy for creating this awesome pic collage.

AGM (All General Meetings) can get boring...but not with this group! Reports, balance sheets, video and screen sharing (oops!) makes it a fun time. What an amazing year learning how to live in a pandemic, do church online and keep connected and encouraged. Thank you ALCC Leadership Team Lead Pastor Tony & Bethany Associate Pastor Bill & Kathy Youth & Creative Pastor Mike & Alicia Pastor’s Council: Kathleen, Roy, Rick, Paul B Servant Council: Mike F, Kenn, Rachel, Cathy, Bessie


Kathryn’s MINISTRY UPDATE

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Currently we are running a cooking program for families with youth in the home, once a week they pick up their ingredients from the youth center and we provide them recipes and video tutorials to help with being able to understand how to cook their meals. Once a week myself and one of my co-workers connects with the families we’ve been assigned to ensure that they are doing ok and keeping up and also to see how we can best help and support them in or out of the cooking program. So far we’ve had very positive feedback and all our families have bene enjoying it and its been great to be able connect with parents and youth through this, also being able to continue to serve even in lockdown has been amazing. Please pray for us as London moves into lesser restrictions and we begin to re-open the youth center and try to navigate the best use of our time and resources and how to best serve our community. I am also still a long way off from my financial goals at YFC. I would appreciate your prayer as I continue to work towards raising funds to continue my ministry at YFC. If you’re interested in partnering it can be done online at yfclondon.com/donate. If you have questions about what I am doing I would love to chat feel free to text or call me at 519-280-7606 or email me: Kathryn.jones@yfclondon.com

connecting our lives to His


c h u r c h @home


Sat. March 6 @ 5:30 pm GAME NIGHTS VIRTUAL Game night on March 6 (online) ESCAPE ROOM night March 13 (in person)

coffee connection conversation


LondonCelebration... We will be VIRTUALLY joining our fellow churches in London to watch this simulcast from the Billy Graham Association. From the comfort of your own living room we will be watching together. So make a drink, grab a snack & watch

with us

c h u r c h @home


Our dear sister Wendy Oster left this world with her family around her and her Saviour beside her. Wendy fought her battle with cancer bravely and in God’s strength. In the many years she has been part of our Abundant Life family, Wendy participated and lovingly served as our Kids Church Leader and in many areas of Celebrate Recovery with her final role as Ministry Leader. Wendy’s laugh, her heart for worship and her love of God’s Word will be missed. Her life was a beautiful example of a God-filled life to all of us

Loved by your Abundant Life Family

c h u r c h @home


Coming up… ALCC KiDS@home Sunday’s 6—6:30 pm Men’s Bible/book study Tuesday’s 7-8 pm Momentum Youth Wednesday’s 6-8 pm women@home Wednesday’s 7:30-8:30 pm Celebrate Recovery Thursday’s 7-9 pm

Baby Shower (TBA)

MARCH 28

APRIL 2

APRIL 4

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