New to West Springs FMC?
Jun
30
3:00 pm15:00

New to West Springs FMC?

If you are new, or haven’t been receiving any emails from us, please email office@westspringsfmc.ca and provide us with your contact information including your emailThis will ensure that you are added to the office email distribution list.  Your information is secure with us and will be used only for church purposes.

 



Jun
18
11:15 am11:15

Annual Society Meeting

Sunday, June 18, following the service

Please join us as we vote on our Official Board Members and discuss the future direction of West Springs Free Methodist Church.

While only official members of WSFMC can vote, the attendance and input of all regulars supporters is welcome.

Women's Ministry
May
31
7:00 pm19:00

Women's Ministry

This is for all you ladies out there.   Meet at the church at 7pm for a devotional, sharing and prayer.  You don’t need to have attended the other ones.  We do a separate devotional each week so no prep is required.  Bring a snack if you like.

 

RSVP: Monique Barrie at vezeau@hotmail.com or ph 403-689-0741.

 

Board Meeting
May
29
6:30 pm18:30

Board Meeting

Our next board meeting will be on Monday, April 24th at 6:30pm in the church boardroom.

You are welcome contact our Board Chair, Alan Chan, at 403-874-0858 or email alkchan@shaw.ca with any questions you may have.

Youth J.A.M.
May
26
7:00 pm19:00

Youth J.A.M.

YOUTH J.A.M. - Grades 5-12
2 Fridays per month

Mark your calendars!  Here are the Youth J.A.M. dates for the remainder of the school year.  Fridays -  May 5th, May 19th and June 2nd. 

Watch for email from our board chair, Alan Chan.

Questions? Contact Alan Chan at alkchan@shaw.ca.

 

Mustard Seed Ministry
May
25
4:23 pm16:23

Mustard Seed Ministry

The fourth Thursdays of every month West Springs Free Methodist Church pays for the food and prepares and serves a meal for the Mustard Seed Shelter at 7025 44 Street SE.

Dale Schnell & Kristen Klok are looking for individuals to help prepare supper and serve food.
Times are 4:00-6PM (meal prep) and 6:30—8PM (serving).
Please contact
dale@wealthdesigngroup.ca for cooking or
kristen_raine@hotmail.com for serving.

Mother's Day Brunch
May
14
May 15

Mother's Day Brunch

We will be having a light Mother's Day brunch on Sunday, May 14th following service.  There is no need to cook; the church will be providing the food. We do ask that you bring cash to help finance the food.

 

Baptism Sunday
May
14
10:00 am10:00

Baptism Sunday

We will be having a baptism service on Sunday, May 14th. Kael Imlach and Jonah Prins are taking the plunge.  If you would like to join them in getting baptized that day, please email Pastor Jason directly at jason@westspringsfmc.ca.  If that day doesn't work and you would like to pick another day, talk with Pastor Jason.

Al-Anon
May
3
7:30 pm19:30

Al-Anon

Al-Anon is a support group for people who have been affected by another's use of alcohol.  They meet every Wednesday in the boardroom (by West entrance).  For more information, please contact 403-266-5850.

Membership Class
Apr
30
7:30 pm19:30

Membership Class

Interested in becoming a member here at WSFMC?
Please see Pastor Jason or email
jason@westspringsfmc.ca. 
The membership class is a small group format and can be
scheduled at your convenience.

Appreciation Potluck
Apr
30
11:15 am11:15

Appreciation Potluck

We are having an appreciation potluck lunch for staff and volunteers following service.  Bob and Joan Harvey will be joining us.  They were the maintenance & custodial staff for the church for approx. 30 years!  Help us thank them and everyone else who has served the church this year.  Everyone is invited to stay.  Bring a dish to share and join us for some great food and fellowship.

 

All Church Discussion with a Day of Prayer and Fasting
Apr
26
7:00 pm19:00

All Church Discussion with a Day of Prayer and Fasting

Our next day of Prayer and Fasting will be on Wed, April 26th.  We are participating in a group fast for God’s direction as we work towards the theme of Personal and Congregational renewal.  Please record anything you think God may be saying to you through your time of reflection and the key texts. 

Come to the church on Wed, April 26th at 7pm for an all church discussion.  This is for all of those who attend WSFMC and we hope you can come share your thoughts.

 

Easter Services
Apr
16
10:00 am10:00

Easter Services

Join us for our Easter Services:

April 9th—Palm Sunday, 10am
April 14th—Good Friday, 10am
April 16th—Easter Sunday, 10am
Easter choir performance

Invite your friends, family & neighbors!!

Call for Nominations for the WSFMC Official Board
Apr
10
10:00 am10:00

Call for Nominations for the WSFMC Official Board

The Nominating Committee has begun their work to prepare a slate of nominees for election to the Official Board at the Annual Society Meetingon Sunday, June 11th.

We are seeking input from any and all who attend WSFMC. Who do you think has the gifts and graces to lead our church family in this capacity? Has God placed it upon your own heart to consider serving on the Board?

If you would like to be considered for nomination or would like to suggest someone for consideration (don’t worry we will talk to them first!), please speak with a member of the Nominating Committee or e-mail kendra@boldlife.ca by April 1.

We also request your prayers for this process as God reveals His plans and shapes the leadership for His church.

Merlette Schnell (Chair), Kendra Desmarais, Angie Beach, Ken Imlach, Pastor Jason (ex-officio)

2017 Nominating Committee

Join our Easter Choir!
Apr
9
1:30 pm13:30

Join our Easter Choir!

Easter Sunday is a time to celebrate and lift up our voices in praise! If you like to sing and want sing your heart out on Easter Sunday with the worship team - join our Easter Choir! All ages and all levels are welcome.

Rehearsals after service: March 19 & 26, April 2nd & 9th

Performance: April 16th, Easter Sunday

Contact rachellerenae@yahoo.com for more details

JOY...PEACE....HOPE
Mar
1
1:30 pm13:30

JOY...PEACE....HOPE

We are trying something new in the foyer.  You may have noticed these 3 words when you walked in today.  Please bring in photos(4x6) and give to Marci in the office.  Mark “Joy”, “Hope” or “Peace” on the back and they will be attached to ribbon under the appropriate word.  We hope that people will approach you and ask you why that specific picture is under that word.

Family Sunday
Jan
1
10:00 am10:00

Family Sunday

Family Sunday will be on January 1st.  Children and Youth will sit with your parents during the service. 

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Dec
24
6:00 pm18:00

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Join us for our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.  Invite your friends, neighbors and family!  May God bless you this Christmas Season and surround you with love, peace and good health.

Cookies & Carolling Night
Dec
20
7:00 pm19:00

Cookies & Carolling Night

Tues, Dec 20th at 7pm @ church

Need a break from Christmas shopping and all the hustle and bustle?  Join us for an evening of singing your favourite carols and tasting some yummy cookies.

Christmas Bake Sale!
Dec
18
10:00 am10:00

Christmas Bake Sale!

Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and baking will be provided.  Tables with baked goods will be available for sale.  Additional tables will be available for those wishing to display and sell their crafts or items. 

 We require help in the following areas:
Bake sale set up and take down.  Set up will take place on
 Sunday, Dec 18th at 9AM.

Donated baked goods
 (may include goodies like candied popcorn, preserves, candy or fudge):

This is where we need the most help.  Baked goods can be dropped off at the church on the weekend of the bake sale:  Friday morning from 9-noon, Saturday from 1-3pm or Sunday morning by 9:00am.  We have limited freezer space, but if you need to bring your baking on the Sunday before, you can place it in the deep freeze in the furnace room across from the bathrooms.  If these dates do not work, please contact Kristen Klok to set up a different time. 

There will be sign up sheets in the foyer following service.  If you would like to be part of the bake sale team, sell or donate your own items or have any questions, please contact Kristen Klok at (403) 998-2587 or
email
kristen_raine@hotmail.com.

Note:  Your baked goods must be labelled and prepackaged

as well as your main ingredients listed. 

 

The Nativity
Dec
18
10:00 am10:00

The Nativity

Experience the true meaning of Christmas at WSFMC
The Nativity

Connecting Your Story with HIStory
Sunday, December 18th - 10AM
followed by Bake Sale

One Starry Night with Kevin Chen
Dec
10
7:00 pm19:00

One Starry Night with Kevin Chen

Join us for a special musical performance by eleven year old Kevin Chen, world renowned child prodigy, pianist & composer.

Holiday favorites by Bridgeland Ensemble.

West Springs Free Methodist Church
742 85th Street SW
Tickets $20 - www.eventbrite.com or email: vezeau@hotmail.com
Childcare under 6 years by donation.

Tickets will be sold in the lobby of the church on November 6th following service.  There are limited tickets so act fast!

Questions:  Email Monique at vezeau@hotmail.com

Women's Ministry Christmas Social
Dec
7
7:00 pm19:00

Women's Ministry Christmas Social

Wed, December 7th , 7:00-9:00pm @ church

Come join us for a Women's Christmas Social Night filled with a mini devotion, prayers, laughter and fun!

Bring a snack to share with everyone.

RSVP: Monique Barrie vezeau@hotmail.com

Seniors Gift Baskets
Dec
4
10:00 pm22:00

Seniors Gift Baskets

Last year the Care Network put together Christmas baskets for the seniors in our congregation.  This year we want to do the same thing but are giving you the opportunity to contribute.  If you would like to donate items, please bring to church by Sunday, Dec 4th and place on the table in Marci’s office.  Some ideas are: nuts, soaps, tea, coffee,
activity books, books, chocolate, puzzles, etc.  Get creative.  Whatever we receive, we will make up cute gift baskets and deliver to the seniors.  If you would like to be involved in delivering a basket, please contact the office at office@westspringsfmc.ca.

Bless you as you serve and help put a smile on a senior’s face this Christmas season.

Christmas Poinsettias
Nov
27
Dec 18

Christmas Poinsettias

Once again, we will be decorating the church with live poinsettias in memory of a loved one.  If you would like to contribute, please bring in your own poinsettia starting Advent Sunday, November 27th and email office@westspringsfmc.ca with whose name it’s in memory of.

Shoeboxes - Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child
Nov
20
10:00 am10:00

Shoeboxes - Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child

Grab a shoebox from the Sunday School sign in table.  Fill it with school supplies, toys, non-liquid hygiene items and a personal note and photo.  Return by Sunday, Nov 20th. Underpriveledged children from overseas will be delighted when they get this shoebox as a Christmas present.  For some, this is the only gift they have ever received!  Be sure to add a $7 donation per box to cover shipping. 

Questions? Contact Catherine Prins at
catherinemprins@gmail.com.

Daylight Savings
Nov
6
2:00 am02:00

Daylight Savings

On Saturday, November 5th, turn your clock back 1 hour before going to bed.  We wouldn't want you coming to church an hour early that morning.

October - Month of Prayer and Fasting
Oct
12
Oct 26

October - Month of Prayer and Fasting

Pray about our vision and mission statements often, seek God about them, listen for discernment and understanding, and be open to sharingwhat you’re hearing with others.

Two Wednesdays, we will fast on and then all gather together:
Wednesday, October 12th & 26th 
7pm @ church
This will be a time of praying, listening, reflecting and sharing what God has been saying to us.

Here are a list of key texts to read through in preparation for our times together:

Acts 2:42-474
John 3:16
Ephesians 2:1-10
Matthew 28:16-20
2 Corinthians 5:11-21
1 Peter 1:13-16
1 Corinthians 12:1-11
Luke 11:1-13

Trust that God will reveal His plans to us through this process so that we can carry them out and see lives changed for His Kingdom.

Sep
28
7:00 pm19:00

Ministry Team Leader's Meeting

There will be a meeting for allministry leaders on Wed at 7pm here at the church.  You should have all received an email from Pastor Jason.  It is highly recommended you all attend.  Please let Pastor Jason know if you cannot make it.

Sep
25
10:00 am10:00

Marissa's Baptism

Marissa is getting baptized!  Come celebrate with her!

Sunday, September 25th
(during service & after) 

Monique is inviting all of you to celebrate with cake in the foyer following service.  We hope you can come!