Red Deer Seventh-day Adventist Church

Bringing People Close to Jesus

News Board

Prayer Meetings and Kids Prayer Time on Wednesdays are on summer hiatus and will resume in the fall. Have a great summer everyone!

Sabbath services are available via livestream for those who are unable to go to church: https://www.reddeeradventist.ca/media

Red Deer Seventh-day Adventist  Church is now Open to the public for Sabbath worship services.  The Red Deer SDA church under the direction of the Alberta Conference of Seventh-day Adventist will continue to promote and follow the guidelines of the Alberta Government in maintaining physical and social distances and preventing the spread of corona virus. The Red Deer SDA church at this time can only physically accommodate 100 congregants while adhering to the 2 meters physical distancing requirement.  Online pre-registration available for members/visitors as well as desk registration to record the number of attendees.

REGISTRATION AND SCREENING are essential requirements set out by the government to ensure that we are all safe. 

PLEASE COMPLETE THE ONLINE FORMS BELOW PRIOR TO COMING TO CHURCH.

ATTENDANCE SHEET https://forms.gle/rt4L9TfZk8pLmvtc8

SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE https://forms.gle/Jd6S5p16QJD1ivGx9

Reminders for Attendees:

Online Registration Deadline is Friday at 7:00PM.

Covid-19 questionnaires to be filled out 2 hours or less prior to leaving your homes.

Please use the Front Door for Entrance and Back Door for Exit.

Please watch for signs and posters in and outside of the church.

Upon entering the church, please come to the Front Desk.  Ushers and Greeters will provide instructions, ask some questions, and usher you to your seats.

Ushers and Greeters can help answer questions that you have… please do not hesitate to ask.

Every Sabbath, your name, address and contact number will be collected and listed as well upon entrance for the same purpose of contact tracing if need be.

Greeters, Deacons and other Volunteer members will be at the door to greet, ask the Covid-19 screening questions and guide you to your seats.

Signs, posters and markings are available in and around the church for additional guidance.

Wearing of non-medical masks is optional.

 

ONLINE GIVING

To help with sustaining our church and its ministries as we live through these Coronavirus days, we can give electronically to our church through Online Giving. Below are helpful links… 

Red Deer SDA Church Online Giving  

Epic SDA Church Online Giving  

AdventistGiving.Org  

 

You can also use Interac e-Transfer for Tithes and Offerings to Red Deer SDA Church. Make payments or donations to the church directly from your bank account, without the need of a credit card. PLEASE NOTE: E-Transfer REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. Without registration, we will be unable to issue a tax receipt for any donations made and may be unable to apply payments as intended under certain circumstances.  Unallocated funds will be applied to Red Deer SDA Church Budget.

Click Here to Register and carefully follow the instructions.

https://www.reddeeradventist.ca/etransfer

***Users can visit their bank accounts website or use their banking app to send the church an eTransfer. Some banks will charge their users a fee to send an eTransfer, while other banks provide this feature for free. Please check with your financial institution directly to determine what fees, if any, they may charge for Interac e-Transfer service.

Please contact our Church Treasurer, Pope Gondwe at 587-876-2282 if you need any assistance.

AdventistGiving.org is still the best way to receive donations online, but only supports credit cards at this time. 

 

***NEW***The Alberta Conference now provides pre-authorized debits for Tithes and Offerings.  Pre-authorized debit is provided to donors as a simple and automated way to give Tithes and Offerings without the hassle of going online.  The Alberta Conference will withdraw funds once a month, between the 1st and 5th, and pass those funds on to the designated Alberta Conference church.  Please fill in the form available at www.albertaadventist.ca/giving and submit it by mailing it to the Conference Office by mail or email (giving@albertaadventist.ca).  There is no charge for this service. The pre-authorized debits option is being provided to fill the need for those who are unable to use the other two online options.

 

WillsNow: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Planned Giving Department teams up with Adventist lawyers in Edmonton and Lacombe to ensure a lawyer-drafted will for any member needing one. More Information at: www.albertaadventist.ca

2020 Calendar of Church Events now available at https://www.reddeeradventist.ca/events. Please submit any planned group or church activities/events for the year 2020 to reddeeradventist@gmail.com.  Submissions will be reviewed, and dates/info will be placed on the Church Calendar. This is to avoid scheduling conflicts and if there are events that everyone can join, we would be able to plan accordingly. Thank you.

If you wish to add or remove your email address from the church mailing list and newsletters, please email reddeeradventist@gmail.com. Thank you.

 

If you’re looking to join an existing Small Group, check out the list below. Please note that some groups are open to new members, and some are closed which means that they are in full or not taking in new members at this time.

Church Small Groups (Leaders, Contact Info, & Location)

1. Ron/Dory Quines 403-506-0952 - Rosedale Area

2. Ritchie/Nanette Quines 403-343-3579 - Blackfalds Area

3. Sudhan/Melanie Muthiah 587-679-2676 - Deer Park Area

4. Pride/Bomi Ncube 780-700-8711 - Timberlands Area 

5. George/Sam/Ellen 780-832-9888 - Sunnybrook South Area

6. Kiran/Anita Thanaki 403-406-2075 - Deer Park Area

7. Pastor Ian/Irma Hartley - Group is full - East of Red Deer

8. Jane Holmes 403-877-4943 – Riverside Meadows Area

9. Gideon/Blessy Napod 403-392-8996 – Westlake Area

10. Manoj/Rupa Manukonda 403-307-5853 – North Red Deer Area – Kentwood – Friday evenings

11. Sherri Silk - "Feeling Fit". 403-304-8464.16 Castella Crescent - Fridays at 1:00PM

12. Enoch/Foose Mochachee - “Farmers & Friends” - 403-556-7232 – Olds Area

13. Pastor Romy Daquila/Ryan Barillo 416-569-8487 / 403-307-4336 - Lancaster Area

14. Lyneth/Billy Luceno 403-896-3338 - Michener Area

 

***If you are interested in leading a small group or have specific questions regarding the Small Group Ministries, please contact Jane Holmes 403-877-4943.

 

PLEASE NOTE: Our responsibility for the Soup Kitchen is on the 4th Sabbath of each month from 3:00PM until 6:00PM… and the following Thursday at 3:00PM to 6:00PM.

 

We are inviting members to join the Audio/Visual, & Worship leader teams. If you are interested to become a worship leader, audio/visual team member, please email reddeeradventist@gmail.com

 

Pathfinders Parents and Teachers: Google search Pathfinders Hawks Mobile App to download the Hawks app for quick updates and to keep up to date with the club activities. 

Carpet Cleaning services are available, contact Daniel at 587-226-9338.

SSCS Gym Rentals: If you would like to rent the gym for birthdays, reunions, weddings, or sporting events, please contact the school at office@southsidechristianschool.org.  The rates are $65.00 per hour or $250.00 per day for the gymnasium plus a $20 host rate to have the gym opened. 

SSCS Registration is now open for students entering grades K-9 for the 2020-2021 school year. You can find the link for the online registration form on our school website under the tab "Forms and Registration".  If you have any questions about our program, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at office@southsidechristianschool.ca.

ALBERTA ADVENTIST NEWS (AAN) MAGAZINES NOW AVAILABLE.Read online at www.albertaadventist.ca/aan

 

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

Sep 14 – Nov 23, 2020 (6:30PM-8:30PM): Health Series via Online presented by Sherry Silk. This is a free event, but you must email or call Sherry to sign up so she can send you the Zoom link for the classes a few days before they begin. Classes run for 10 weeks. Contact sherrysilk@telus.net or call 403-304-8464.

Andrews University invites family members of all ages to watch the live STEM Show on Sunday, September 13 at 7pm EST. This interactive STEM experience will showcase various STEM career possibilities. High school students may also be interested in our annual SciFEST event, accessed remotely this September. For more information on both opportunities: www.andrews.edu/scifest

 

Online Giving - If you are interested to give your offerings using online facilities, we have you covered. Website: www.adventistgiving.org. When the site is open please choose Red Deer Church and then follow the instructions to complete your donations. If you have any questions, please contact our Church Treasurer, Pope Gondwe at 587-876-2282. Thank you.

 

​​​​​​Membership Transfer Request and Personal Information Change forms are now available at the church foyer. Please return the completed form to Helie Fabroa via email heliefabroa@gmail.com. Any questions, please call 403-848-4438.

 

Do you have a Prayer request or Praise? If you have a prayer need or praise, please use the card located in your pews and place it in the Prayer Box at the foyer. Our Prayer Team would be happy to pray for you. Prayer requests can be kept confidential or shared with the church body, whichever you prefer. You may also share your request through https://www.rdsda.org/prayer.

 

CALENDAR OF CHURCH EVENTS – SEE CHURCH BULLETIN BOARD. Please submit your group or church activities/events for the year 2019 to reddeeradventist@gmail.comSubmissions will be reviewed, and dates/info will be placed on the Church Calendar. This is to avoid scheduling conflicts and if there are events that everyone can join, we would be able to plan accordingly. Church Events can also be viewed on our church website: https://www.rdsda.org/events.

 

2019 AB Conference Camp Meeting - Music: click here 

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SOUP KITCHEN: We are seeking participants who are interested in creating a small group atmosphere and care group for the downtown soup kitchen population. We are praying for God's guidance and power to offer something spiritually tangible for the people. Let us ask the Lord for His wisdom and power to touch hearts and lead many to Jesus. Every one is welcome to volunteer and help in anyway possible. Our church goes every fourth Sabbath of the month and the following Thursday after the 4th Sabbath. At the Adventist Community Centre, Downtown opposite TD Bank. Hope to see you there. Starts at 3:00PM until 6:00PM.  Stay tuned for more exciting opportunities. If you can cook or make some soup to serve please contact Wanda Pelletier. 

HOSPITAL VISIT - CHAPEL SERVICE: Our Church is involved with hosting Chapel Service at the Red Deer Hospital. We go every first Sabbath of the month at 3pm till 3:30pm. You are all welcome.

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