Jan. 8/23 Bulletin

Here are the announcements for the coming week:
Prayer Requests & Praise Reports                                        
Please send your prayer requests and praise reports to prayer@chapelridge.ca by Friday evening, to have them included in the Saturday prayer bulletin.      

Sunday Service: 10am 
The service will live-stream at live.chapelridge.ca/. Pastor David will be sharing the message this week.

Condolences to Pastor Ken and Linda Roth and family
As you may have already read in a previous email from Pastor Luke, Linda’s brother, Joe Cronk, passed away on Dec. 30. The family will be travelling to southern Ontario for the funeral which will be held tomorrow (Friday) morning. https://www.rhbandersonfuneralhomes.com/cms/index.php/obituaries/joseph-cronk/

New Missionary Prayer Update
Please click hereto access the latest praise reports and prayer requests from our missionaries and continue to keep them in prayer.

Unhindered – Freedom to Create – THIS Sat. Jan. 7, 9am-4pm at Chapel Ridge
Bring a project you are working on and all the materials needed for it, and join other creative people for a day of fellowship and creativity. Don’t forget to bring your own lunch and snacks to keep you going!Contact Jenna-Rae Smith (thesmithfamilyclan@gmail.com) for more details.

Chapel Ridge Choir – Mondays at 7pm, starting Jan. 9
Corie Lanctin will be re-starting choir practices again on January 9th at 7 pm. New happy singers are welcome! Come one, come all!

Monthly Congregational Prayer Meeting – Tues. Jan. 10, 6:30pm at Chapel Ridge
Once a month, we encourage all generations to gather together for a prayer meeting that is meant to capture the attention of our youngest participants. Families can feel free to leave after the first half of the meeting, if they wish to. 

Tuesday Ladies’ Bible and Prayer Group – Resumes Jan. 10, 7:30pm

Starting Jan. 10, the group will begin meeting weekly, rotating through a few people’s homes. We will be going through the book of Mark, using NT Wright’s commentary, “Mark for Everyone”. This Tuesday, we will meet in Sarah Houston’s home (92 Milner Downs Cres). Contact Beth Croskery (613-207-0345) or Kristy Tucker (kristy.tucker14@gmail.com) for details.

Weeks of Prayer
The Free Methodist Church in Canada began a week of prayer this week but they are continuing it through next week as well. Consider taking some time to intercede, listen, fast, and worship, with your Bible, for your Free Methodist Church in Canada family and to read and reflect on 2 Chronicles 7:14.

This will be followed by City On Our Knees, a prayer initiative of Pray Ottawa that takes place each year in January. Please note the following prayer meetings that will be taking place that week and you can visit cityonourknees.ca for full details about this week of prayer for our city.

City On Our Knees – Jan. 15-21 “Lift Up The Light”
Tues. Jan. 17, 7-8:30pm at Brookside Baptist Church – a gathering of Stittsville and Kanata churches
Fri. Jan. 20, 7-8:30pm at Chapel Ridge – prayer for students

Save the date: Annual Connection Meeting – Sun. Jan. 29
An occasion for us to come together as a congregation and look back on the past year, as well as looking ahead to the future. This meeting will take place after the service and all are invited to attend!

Next Week’s Birthdays🎈
Autumn Lee – Jan. 8
Brennan Hodder – Jan. 9
Hanna Wolthaus (missionary) – Jan. 9
Scott Reid – Jan. 12
Carter Sommerville – Jan. 12
Wendy Foster – Jan. 12
Christina MacCrimmon – Jan. 13
Patricia Elsasser – Jan. 14

Small Groups this week  
Sunday Evening Small Group – 6:30-8pm​ – Contact: Lauren Roth 613-298-1546
at the church 
All welcome. Learning to seek God first and preparing to stand on His truth.

Monday Ladies Bible Study & Prayer Time – 9:30am – Contact: Linda Roth
at the church 
Monday Chapel Ridge Choir – 7pm – Contact: Corie Lanctin
at the church
Contact Corie (corie.lanctin@gmail.com) if you are interested in participating

Monday Young Adult Girls Group – 7-9pm – Contact: Jessica Martin
at the church (with option to attend via Zoom)  ​

Tuesday Men’s Group – 6:45-9:30pm – Contact: Albert Carmanico  
***please call or text Albert if you are interested in joining (613) 406-8008
at Albert & Deborah’s home  
​***RESUMES JAN. 10    

Tuesday Prayer Meeting – 6:30pm – Contact: Pastor Ken ​ 
via  Zoom
Meeting ID: 831 8344 1281  
Passcode: 810463

Tuesday Ladies Bible & Prayer Group – 7:30-9pm – Contact: Beth Croskery & Kristy Tucker
Open to all agesLocation will vary – Contact Beth (613-207-0345) or Kristy (kristy.tucker14@gmail.com) for more info 

Tuesday Small Group – 7pm – Contact: Brian & Judy Gallagher   
Via Zoom(please contact Doug Ross at douglashross@gmail.com for the Zoom link)      

Wednesday Prayer for the Next Generation – 6am
via Zoom
Meeting ID: 589 916 116  
Password: 011576    

Wednesday Sacred Men’s Group – 7pm – contact Randy Haw, Brian Mitton or Mark Herman    
At the church      
*please contact Randy Haw (613-818-2656) if you are interested in joining

Thursday Youth Group – Contact: Jessica Martin   
Grades 6-12 – 7-9pm 
At the church
​***RESUMES Jan. 5

Thursday Young-ish Men’s Group – 7:45-9:30pm – Contact: Pastor David     
496 Foxhall Way, Kanata – contact Pastor David to join (613-410-3093)   

Friday Men’s Group (friendship & discussion) – 7:30-8:30am – Contact: Mark Peterkins
Rotates between a restaurant & the church

Sarah Grover
Office Secretary
Chapel Ridge Free Methodist Church
5660 Flewellyn Rd
Stittsville, ON, K2S 1B6