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Announcements

Sabbath School Evangelism and Witnessing as a

Lifestyle Acts 9:36 The Church at Study 9:30 a.m. to 10:40 a.m. Superintendent: Jack Polihronov

Worship Hour Song and Praise…………………………………………….Praise Ensemble Hymn of Praise…………..No.361…............Rescue the Perishing Intercessory Prayer…………………………………………..Clara Baptiste Praying for Missing Members; Passion for Witnessing Next Week Praying for

Offering Appeal……………Conference Advance ……….Mike Keim Next Week…

Children Story…………………………………………………………..Puppets

Today 1. WALK-A-THON

FUNDRAISER For the purchase of an elevator for the North London Church. This is the last opportunity to contributes, please mark "North Church Elevator"on envelope.

Tomorrow 2. Table Tennis at the church on Sunday April 29th 2-4 PM.

Players of all skill levels are welcomed and basic instruction will be provided. If you are interested, please talk to Ajit Gaikwad or Don Topper.

Later Events 3. The Senior Ministry group will meet on

Tuesday, May 1st at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Come and bring a friend. Address your questions to Aroldo.

Special Music……………………………………………….Praise Ensemble Scripture Reading………Rev. 3:14-21 ………Angelina Polihronov

“Passionate Spirituality for Laodicean church” Pastor Alex Golovenko Song of Commitment…….No.251……He Lives within My Heart Benediction..........................................................Clara Baptiste

Sunset this Sabbath 8:23 pm Next week 8:31 pm Please send all the bulletin related information to: bekorben@gmail.com

4. “Church – the picture-perfect Bride of Christ” – the pulpit series by pastor Golovenko will be completed with Message on Small Groups & the Church of Philadelphia coming Wednesday evening, May 2.

5. Next general church potluck will be held on Sabbath May 5th.

Please bring an item from the section of the first letter of your last name. Feel free to bring additional items from any category, and since we will be having a guest speaker and lots of guests, please bring a lot of extras for our visitors. A-C Salad/Raw vegetables, D-F Vegetarian Chili, G-I Drink/Juice, J-M Bread/Bun, N-R Rice, S-Z Dessert/Fruit.

Please note: If you are bringing a tossed salad, Dessert/ Fruit, the kitchen staff would appreciate if you could bring it already prepared and cut up (since our crew often does not have enough time to do this during the service). Please bring a dressing for the salad if it is normally served that way.

6. May 5 & 12 we will worship together at

the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School, located at 450 Millbank Drive, off Southdale. Cheri Peters from the Celebrating Life in Recovery will be ministering by sharing her life story and witnessing testimony. Posters and flyers are available. Invite your friends and family to the School auditorium. Bring your favorite dishes to share at potluck in the School cafeteria!

7. Fundraising Event for the Church School. Mothers Day High Tea May 13th 2:30-4:30 pm @ North S.D.A. Church $5.00 per person

8. Next Elders meeting will take place Monday, May 14 at 5:30 pm at the church.

9. Next Church Board meeting will take

place Monday, May 14 at 6:30 pm at the fellowship hall. Please provide your agenda items to pastor Alex Golovenko. Planning for summer activities, church growth & May evangelistic outreach will be on the agenda.

10.Join us on our summer bus trio to lakeside mall Utica Michigan, U.S.A. cost is $40 we ask that you give a $20 deposit beforehand. Deposits will not be refunded. Bus leaves August 5th, 2012 from 800 Fleet Street, London Ontario. For more information contact: Pam Joseph @ 519-415-8071. See you there.


Notifications

Pray this week for Moldova, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico

11.Small Groups Training and launch postponed! Until after the renovations are completed at the church. Please be patient as our leadership team will communicate future plans. 12.ACES of London (Adventist Christian Elementary School) is accepting applications for Kindergarten classes, coming this Fall 2012. For more information, and to apply speak with Patricia Ferreira, or call the school at 519-453-9419. 13. Inviting ALL to our mid-week church service on Wednesday nights at 7 pm. It is time for extra prayer, deeper Bible study, and opportunities for members to develop their preaching gifts. 14.Doris Van Leeuwen is looking to have VBS this year. Whoever is interested in volunteering should please speak to Doris. VBS is looking for donations of tins of paint; the colours being: royal blue, gold – yellow and white. Contact @ (519)-452-7073

Happy Birthdays Apr 27 Maria Carcamo Apr 27 Simone Biggs Apr 28 Keenan Bancroft Apr 29 Sara Mahon

Apr 29 Yvonne Thuilard Apr 30 Juliana Tambariki Apr 30 Lucas Staroszczyk May 2 Leanne Dowdell

This week we will begin a 6 days of prayer for Mexico, starting on Tuesday, and until next Sunday. The country has double the saturation of Adventist believers than USA! 0.6% of population in Mexico embraced Adventist mission and message. Today we lift in prayer a small central European country Moldova, east of Romania with a similar culture and language. The republic was a part of the Soviet Empire and continues with Communist tradition present. Past two decades harmed the Gospel work as the ethnic and military conflicts between Gagauz Turks, pro-Russian Transnistrian separatists, pro-Romanian nationalists, and communists drag on. Adventist presence is relatively high – matching that of USA, triple than what we experience here in South Western Ontario. With a population equal of South Western Ontario there are 11,000 believers and 160 churches! Recent wave of emigration, youth leaving for better opportunities in the West, hindered growth and outreach of the local church there. The country is also listed as one of the poorest in Europe. Pray for commitment of Adventist church for ministering to the community. Tomorrow, Sunday, we pray for Mauritius, a group of islands east of Madagascar, with half of population Hindus. Past Christian history of hyperecumenism paints proselytizing, changing faith, or preaching conversion as imperialistic and intolerant. Adventist church is growing successfully. Pray for unity among believers as the church grows there. Monday we pray for Mayotte – two islands west of Madagascar, with a small population 200,000 and a small Adventist church of 60 people. Predominantly Muslim, with minor French Catholic Christian presence, the people are not open for evangelical mission. Pray for freedom and opportunities to witness. Mexico is the world largest Spanish speaking country. Very diverse population with 297 languages spoken, besides the Spanish. There are still unreached groups of people, marginalized Amrinidians - Chatino, Yaitepec, Nahuatl, Mixteco, Zapoteco, about 10% of population, which worship ethic religions. Church is trying to meet many human needs – poverty among rural and exploited slum-dwellers. 60% of people struggle with poverty. Corruption exists at all levels of military, police and government, allowing for organized crime to continue in power. Massive drug trade and trafficking is surrounded with gang violence. This sinful structures bring a lot of money to Mexican economy and the negative impact on souls of people is overlooked. Wealth accumulated by criminal cartels and their ruthless attitude toward people is a cover for tough spiritual warfare and demonic oppression in the country. Drug addicts number almost 1% of population. Pray for church as it ministers to the afflicted. Next Sabbath people of Mexico will celebrate Sinco de Mayo, a commemoration of May 5, 1862 when the Mexican army was victorious over French forces at the Battle of Puebla. Pray that there will be victories in the Spiritual war against powers and principalities of darkness. That the church and individual Christians will be victorious for the Kingdom of God.

April 28th bulletin 2012  

church update

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