Orillia Alliance Church – November 17, 2019


Prayer Concerns:

  • Diane as she recovers from extreme back pain.
  • Joan  has complications and values your prayers.
  • Esther  is undergoing kidney assessment tests and is quite concerned.
  • Millie is having extreme difficulty breathing as she rests at her daughter’s home.
  • Living for Jesus as they seek new space for this outreach ministry.
  • Pastoral Care or Contacting a PastorPlease call the church number (705 325 2571) at any time and your call will be answered by either Pastor Bill or Graham. Requests may also be emailed to info@orilliaalliance.com .


This Sunday, November 17:  Pastor Bill will continue with our sermon series; God’s Grand Narrative. We will explore “Why did God choose Jacob?  from Genesis 29 & 30.


Lizette Lavoie will be with us on Sunday, November 24: Lizette has been a CMA International Worker in Guinea West Africa since 1990. She teaches local pastors and oversees the “Kids in Crisis Centre” alongside national believers to care for orphaned children.


Kids’ Club:  Children may go directly to their class, on the lower level, at 10 am. Rachel & Victoria will greet them with a snack and fruit juice drink before commencing the lesson.


Samaritan’s Purse “Operation Christmas Shoe Box” donations are due this Sunday, November 17. Please bring your completed boxes this Sunday or you will need to bring them to the local pick up point located at Calvary Pentecostal Church.


Salvation Army Red Kettle: OAC is looking after the kettle on Monday, December 2 from 10 am to 8 pm. A sign-up sheet is available and your service of 1 or 2 hours ensures the needs of those in the Orillia area will be met.


Men’s Small Group: A couple of men have expressed interest in getting together for the purpose of study and prayer for one hour a week. This group will begin after Christmas and we will follow a study entitled “The Man Code.”


Men’s Breakfast will next be held on Saturday, December 7.  Men, please join us for an informal get together and breakfast at the Curling Club beside Tudhope Park at 8 am.


Church family luncheon: This is a great time of fellowship following this upcoming morning communion service. Sunday, December 1 luncheon will be held after the communion service in the lower level.


OAC Community Resources: Information cards are now available outlining the resources being offered to our community. These include ALPHA (life questions and marriage), Marriage Mentoring, Life’s Healing Choices and CAP money course. See our  web page or ask Pastor Graham or Bill for more information.


Prayer meeting:  A group has been gathering for prayer concerns from our community and beyond. You are invited to attend at the Freeman home at 12 Cowan St from 7 pm – 8 pm on Sunday evening, November 24.


Small Groups: Would you like to meet with others through the week for prayer, Bible study and fellowship? Please contact Pastor Bill or Graham.