Lizette Lavoie will be with us this 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.

Next Sunday, December 1:  Pastor Bill will continue with our sermon series; God’s Grand Narrative.

Church family luncheon: This is a great time of fellowship following next Sunday morning’s communion service on Sunday, December 1. Please bring items to share for lunch.

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.

Salvation Army Red Kettle: OAC is looking after the kettle on Monday, December 2 from 10 am to 8 pm. Many thanks to those who have volunteered to fill the time slots.

Christmas Eve Service: Tuesday, December 24 at 6 pm. This will be an informal candle light service led by Pastor Graham with Jim Wilcox, from Living for Jesus, bringing a short devotional. It is planned the service will conclude by 6:45.

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.” Please speak to Gil for more information and to express your interest.

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.

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 this 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.

Prayer Concerns:

  • Diane as she recovers from extreme back pain. She is progressing along and thankful for your prayers and expressed concerns.
  • Joan has complications and values your prayers.
  • 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 Pastor Please 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 .