Prayer Meeting & Bible Study on Wednesday evenings with Pastor Rudy in Red Deer SDA Church has resumed. Do not miss the blessing of studying together.
Sabbath services are available via livestream for those who are unable to go to church: https://www.reddeeradventist.ca/media
As per Provincial mandate, effective December 13th inclusive of all the Sabbaths, the Red Deer Seventh-day Adventist Church will be operating at 15% building fire code capacity which would equal to 60 person worship service attendance. Mandatory masking will be followed and masks should be kept on for the whole duration of the church worship service with NO EXCEPTION (to take off). Registration + Covid-19 questionnaires would still be done on Sabbath mornings. If you want to tune in and are unable to attend church in person for different reasons, CLICK HERE to join our live Sabbath worship services. REGISTRATION AND SCREENING are essential requirements set out by the government to ensure that we are all safe. NOTE: The registration form will be opened every Sabbath Morning. Please complete the form (2) hours prior to leaving your home. Weekday-registration no longer applies. Thank you for your cooperation. Below is the link to register:
Reminders for Attendees:
· MASK is MANDATORY.
· 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.
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.
***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.
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 (email@example.com). 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.
If you’re looking to join an existing Small Group, check the list below. With the current pandemic, groups meet online via Zoom or Microsoft Teams.
Church Small Groups
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. Thank you.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com. 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.
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
South Side Christian School
Here's the link to the form "Alberta Conference Virtual Camp Meeting - Post Meeting Survey":
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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. Church Events can also be viewed on our church website: https://www.rdsda.org/events.
2019 AB Conference Camp Meeting - Music: click here
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 at 403-596-3127. Soup Kitchen Donations
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.