THIS MONTH
                                               THIS MONTH MONTH                                                                                                                                                                                                  APRIL 2009          Issue 90
                                                                                                              THIS MONTH’S CALENDAR

                                                               APRIL 2009                                                                                                                                                             Pastor: Rev. Dale Sanger       Youth Pastor: Edwin Valles

 SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT                                                                                                                                                                 WHEN HEROES FAIL YOU
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on the faces of the children and adults alike
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           EARTH DAY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               APRIL 22ND.
                                                                         1                       2                     3                         4                                                               when Superman no longer lives up to the
                                Thought of the Month                           IM P L                                   Youth                                                                                    standard that they have placed upon them

                              Life without Christ - hopeless end!
                              Life with Christ - ENDLESS HOPE!!          WEDNESDAYS
                                                                         WEDNESDAYS                                           Connected                                                                          shows their disappointment that he has
                                                     ( Anonymous)                                                                                                                                                failed them personally.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  So how do we isolate ourselves from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  disappointment? Do we just decide to NOT
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                                                                                                                                                 11 Saturday                                                      have heroes? Do we decide that no one is “
           The children and youth of the
           church will present worship,
                                                   7:00 pm
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                                                                          WEDNESDAYS    Y
                                                                                                                      Service 11a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                     By: Pastor Dale.
                                                                                                                                                                     I had never heard of Jim Bakker prior to
                                                                                                                                                                     his downfall. I had only been a Christian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  good enough for our respect? Do we only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  pick people that are perfect? (which really     W          e cannot be excused when we have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             not at all considered God in His
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             works. He does not at all leave
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  narrows down the field to the Godhead) . I Himself without witness here. … Let us then
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  think there has to be a middle ground, and only open our eyes and we will have enough
           skits & dance.                                                                                                        Youtnnected
                                                                                                                                   o                                 for a few short years at the time and I
                                                                                                                                   C                                                                              some realizations that come with it.            arguments for the grandeur of God, so that we
                                                                                                                                                                     really did not like watching televangelists
                                                                                                                                                                     that much, because they all seemed fake.                                                     may learn to honor Him as He deserves.” –
 12        Easter                                 14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  First we have to realize that everyone will John Calvin.
           Sunday            13                                          15                     16                     17                        18                  Every time a person would mention a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  fail at some point in their lives (maybe not For hundreds of years, the church looked to
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                             Easter                                                                                                     Men’s
                                                                                                                              Connected Ministry
                                                                                                                                                                     televangelist, my mind went to the images
                                                                                                                                                                     of Ernest Angley that I had seen on the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  horrendously, but they will fail your the beauty of God’s creation to demonstrate


                             Monday                                                                                                                                                                               expectations). When we choose a mentor or the reality of the Creator. However, over the
                                                                           WEDNESDAYS                                                                                Television as a child. I remember
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  someone to be our accountability partner last century, the evangelical church has let the
                                                                                                                                                                     mocking him for his theatrics and his over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (which is something every Christian should value of caring for creation slip away.
                                                                                                                                                                     the top performance. (I know, I was a silly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  have), we need to come into the Earth day is not some New Age passion or
                                                                                                                                                                     child). So Bakker's downfall did not really
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  relationship with the understanding that another excuse to fill the calendar. We have a
           Sunday             20                   21                    22 IMPL     23                                24                         25                 affect me that much, but I knew people it
                                                                                                                                                                     did. But fast forward a few months and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  this person is not perfect, and that you both moral obligation to join millions around the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  are just looking to improve you relationship globe as they seek to positively impact our

                                                                          WEDNESDAYS                                   Youth                            Women’s      you see something that happens that I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  with Jesus.                                     God given planet.
                                                                                                                              Connected                 Ministries   believe changed the face of
 L   ivingstone
                                                                                                                                                                     Pentecostalism in North America.                                                             What can you do? Simple things make a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Second, the only true “Hero” you should difference. Check out to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  have is God, but that does not mean you learn how businesses and individuals are
                                                                                                                                                                     So what happened in 1988? Jimmy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  cannot respect someone for the faithfulness performing 1 Million acts of Green. Many of
                                                                                                                                                                     Swaggart was a key note speaker at the

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                  that they have shown. Paul said “Follow me you are on board with the recycling things you
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                                                                                                30                     31                        Large Print
                                                                                                                                                 Bibles are
                                                                                                                                                                     Congress on Pentecostal Leadership in
                                                                                                                                                                     Toronto. Just after the conference had
                                                                                                                                                                     started it was revealed that Mr. Swaggart
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  as I follow Christ”. I personally look to the do at church. Thanks for putting paper plates,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  people in my life that have helped shape my food waste & napkins in the green bin for

                                                                                                                                                 available upon                                                   relationship with Christ. Some I know composting. Remember to put the styrofoam
                                                                          WEDNESDAYS                                                             request for use     had lost judgement and ended up falling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  personally like my first pastor Terry cups in the blue box for recycling. Want to go
                                                                                                                                                 during service      into a sexual sin. For months afterward he
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Grimes, others I know just from reading greener? Bring a metal water bottle for water.
                                                                                                                                                                     was the brunt of jokes on Late Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  stories of their walk with Christ, people like Less to recycle & by the way, it saves you
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                                                                                                                                                                     Television and was featured prominently
                                                                                 O                 Youth                                                                                                          Hudson Taylor and Jim Elliott.                  money. Did you know you can drink 400

                                                                                                                                                                     on the covers of many super market
Sunday Service
                            M en’s                                                                  Connected                          WEDNESDAYS
                                                                                                                                       WEDNESDAYS                                                                                                                 glasses of water for the price of 1 bottle of
10:15 a.m. Pre
Service Prayer
11 a.m. Main
                   April 18 - Breakfast
                                                        Ministries        April 27th. at 1:00 we
                                                                          will have special       Friday April 3: What is      Simply Wednesday's Dinner 6p.m.
                                                                                                                               April 1 - He Said/ She Said
                                                                                                                                                                     tabloids. Like I said earlier, I was never a
                                                                                                                                                                     fan of televangelists, but I know many
                                                                                                                                                                     people that are. I was at Eastern
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Finally, make sure that the purpose of water? Let's take care of the world the Lord has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  having this person you respect is so that in blessed us with : Psalm 24: 1 “The earth is the
                                                From 10:00-1:00.          presentation on Fall means to be saved?                                                                                                 your life you can display the good aspects Lord's, and everything in it, the world, and all
Service with       at Valleyfield's             Please bring a lunch Prevention,                                               April 8th - He First Loved Us -       Pentecostal Bible College at the time, and
Children dismissed Restaurant followed                                                            What is salvation?; guest                                                                                       of their lives. I don't want my children to who live in it;”
during praise                                   item to share. A $5       improving your          speaker                      (Learn the importance of God's love   it would surprise you how many people
                   by a Nature walk                                                                                            and sharing it)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  have the bad habits that I have, just the good           So You've Lost Something
                                                donation is               balance and making (Pastor Mark Goring)                                                    were moping around as if they were just
L     ivingstone
                   starting at
                   Edwards Gardens
                   May 9- Breakfast at
                                                appreciated.              your home safe.
                                                ** Note: The Women's Conducted by
                                                Conference will be        Occupational
                                                                                                  Friday April 10: Hanging
                                                                                                  out @ Pastor Edwin's
                                                                                                  house after good Friday
                                                                                                                               April 15th - Love for a Lifetime (
                                                                                                                               develop a full understanding of
                                                                                                                               marriage as a lifetime covenant)
                                                                                                                                                                     told they have an incurable disease. Yes, it
                                                                                                                                                                     was a tragedy that he fell, but this went
                                                                                                                                                                     beyond mourning at a friend's falling. I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  traits. Likewise, I don't want a person that is Our Lost and Found box is in the Children's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  using me as a model to reflect the bad Ministry Hallway on the bottom of the coat
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tendencies, only those that show Christ.        rack. The box is emptied at the end of the
Visitation takes   Valleyfield's                                                                                               April 22nd - Breaking Free
                                                held in September this therapist. Rachel          service @ church                                                   liken their response to the movie                                                            month and any unclaimed articles are
place Sunday 19th Restaurant followed           year (not in April, as in Davies an Guests are April 17 United Friday          (Confront Sin that may affect your                                                 In His Grip
after morning                                                                                                                                                        'Superman III', when synthetic Kryptonite                                                    donated to charity. If you've lost keys or
                   by Dodgeball @               previous years) Please most welcome to                                         relationships)                                                                     Pastor Dale
                                                                                                  Friday April 24: Small                                                                                                                                          other small valuables, you may ask for them
service. Contact   Harvest Gym                  listen for details in the attend. Please register group discussion on the      April 29th - Forgiveness (Showing     causes Superman to turn evil. The looks
Bebeng for details                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                at the Welcome Desk.
                                                coming months.            at the Welcome Desk. salvation topic                 Forgiveness in your relationships)
                                                                                                    precious your salvation is, then you have all it
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                                                                                                    takes to bring hope to the hopeless, even if you
                                                                                                    don't have it all together yourself.

                                                                                                    Terry Davies

                                                                                                                                                                                                  WITH THE 8-12
Harvest at a glance
Harvest Assembly is associated with the
                                                                                                    Palm Sunday, April 5, The children and youth
                                                                                                    of the church will present worship, skits &
                                                                                                    dance. This will be a blessing for young and old                                                      "The way you give to others is the way
Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada
                                                                                                    alike.                                                                                                God will give to you." Luke 6:38 NCV
Harvest Herald is published
12 times per year.
                                                 Easter Services                                    Good Friday, April 10, Harvest is holding a
                                                                                                    joint service with JFA at 11 am. Invite friends to   By: Georgia Bamber
Editor in Chief : Pastor Dale Sanger           A jug of sour wine was standing by. Someone          this service of Praise & Worship
Editor: Georgia Bamber
Layout: Terry Davies
                                               put a sponge soaked with the wine on a javelin       Easter Sunday morning at 11:00 will be a             You invited friends who were interested to
                                                                                                                                                         church . Would they like to come again?
                                                                                                                                                                                                          make small talk. You may feel led to bring
                                                                                                                                                                                                          meals to someone in need or drive them to
                                               and lifted it to his mouth. After he took the        multimedia sermon on the Resurrection.
Contributors: YOU
All contributions can be given or emailed to
                                               wine, Jesus said, "It's done . . . complete."
                                               Bowing his head, he offered up his spirit.
                                                                                                    Queensway Cathedral at 1536 The Queensway
                                                                                                    Toronto's west end also has another opportunity
                                                                                                                                                         How do you keep those you care for in
                                                                                                                                                         contact with Gods love without being a
                                                                                                                                                                                                          appointments or… If you are doing these
                                                                                                                                                                                                          things because you prayed, the Lord will
the editor ( or emailed to
the church.                                    John 19:30 The Message                               to share the gospel. They are presenting The         pest? Even though they may need                  provide, in His time, opportunity for the      Simply Wednesdays
                                                                                                    Toronto Passion Play featuring a new script. For     fellowship, please don't invite people to        gospel to be shared with them. Whether it's
Harvest Assembly                                                                                                                                         church again and again and again. The            by you or another, it doesn't matter. It's    Every Wednesday, there's a simple supper at
                                               The last thing a person experiencing                 dates & times check the Welcome Desk or
61 Curlew Drive,                                                                                                                                         dreaded “call display” will spring into          your job to pray for them. Research says it   6:00 for those who can make it. Cost is a
                                               hopelessness needs is another person who has or phone 416-
North York , ON M3A2P8                                                                                                                                   action and reaching them will become nigh        takes 8 “Christian experiences” for           bargain at $2.00 a person. At 7:00, there's a
                                               it all together, and even worse that the latter      255-0141. Free Admission.
Tel: (416) 441-2001                                                                                                                                      impossible. Here's the secret! Just pray for     someone to seriously consider their           Kid's program for 4 to 12 year olds & an adult
                                               will one day fall flat on their face. Christianity
Fax:(416) 441-3379                                                                                   Enhance your day with Christian Media               them. You won't be a pest if you have been       relationship to the Lord. So get praying to   program. Starting April 1st, we will be having
email :                is not a message of “look at me, everything is
                                                                                                                                                         keeping these folk in prayer. Ah ha, some        see what He would have you do! By the         a 6 week series on Fireproofing Your
Website:                wonderful”. In fact we are all in the same boat.      Christian Radio is alive and well on the
                                                                                                                                                         of you are saying, “ I have more than 10, 50,    way, when your group of 8 to12 folks          Marriage. The focus will be improving your
                                               The only difference is that as Christians we are      web24/7. Lots of programming choices.
                                                                                                                                                         or 100 people I know. How can I even pray        shrinks because some have come to the         relationship. Not married, please come
Office Information                             assured that the boat is indeed going                 Catch Toronto area radio station JOY 1250
                                                                                                                                                         for that many?” It's unlikely that the Lord      Lord, there's more to do for them.            anyway because whether your relationship is
Hours : Tuesday-Thursday                       somewhere , the ride is free, and even the            AM live on the web at or
9:30 a.m 2:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                       will call you to intercede for that number.      Regularly ask His direction for how to        with a boss, parent or challenging friend, the
                                               roughest waters of life cannot deter us from the (life100.3) streams out of the
All hours are flexible depending                                                                                                                         Think you could pray for 8 to 12 folks?          encourage your friends as they move along     ideas shared will work for all relationships.
                                               joy we find in the Good news of Christ Jesus.         Barrie area , and
On Appointments.                                                                                                                                         Otherwise known as the 8-12 Prayer Train.        in their Christian journey. As for the 8-12   Editor's note: Spouse & I will attend even
                                               As we prepare to reflect on the Lords death and       (99.9FM ) is live from Brockville
To visit at other times, phone                                                                                                                           Just think of the folks you know very well.      Prayer Train, ask God who He wants you        though we've been married 40 years. We
                                               resurrection this Easter, it is good to remember
church to make arrangements                                                                                                                              Then pray regularly asking the Lord to           to pray for. Let your friends know that       figure you're never too old to learn.
                                               that His suffering was truly the greatest             If reading is more your preference, check
                                               sacrifice. Were it not for the cross, the world                                                           direct you in how to reach out to them. You      praying for others is part of our Christian   Simply Wednesday's Topics
Pastor Dale's email:                                                                                 out Faith Family Books opening late March.                                                                                                         April 1 - He Said/ She Said (Differences
                                               and everyone in it would be temporal,                                                                     may be directed to share exciting things in      journey.                                                                            It's a 10,000 sq. foot store, Located at 45                                                                                                        between Men & Women shown in the Bible)
                                               meaningless, and empty. If you realize how                                                                your life. When they have a need, don't be
Cell Phone: 647- 456-4019                                                                            Milner Ave, Unit # 102, Scarb 416-499-2029                                                                                                         April 8th - He First Loved Us - (Learn the
                                                                                                                                                         afraid to simply say, “I'll pray for you.” If     Special Thanks
                                                                                                     ( 1 light N of 401 off McCowan. Grand                                                                                                              importance of Experiencing God's love and
                                                                                                                                                         they're amenable to it, pray right then. Oh,
Weekly Calendar:
Sunday Pre Service prayer                       VICTORIA VILLAGE                                     Opening will be held on May 2.
                                                                                                                                                         oh, are you thinking, “No way, I can't do
                                                                                                                                                                                                           The church is greener thanks
                                                                                                                                                                                                           to Munjeera Jefford
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        sharing it)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        April 15th - Love for a Lifetime ( develop a
10:15 a.m. (all are welcome)                                                                                                                             that , “ I'm afraid” or maybe you should say
                                                A MISSION FIELD                                                                                          “That's uncomfortable….. because I don't
                                                                                                                                                                                                           (mother of Adam who was
                                                                                                                                                                                                           part of the Guatemalan team)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        full understanding of marriage as a lifetime
Sunday Service 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Children’s Program during
                                               We can make a difference when we work
                                               together for the Lord. On May 8th and 9th             Prayer & Praise                                     even know if I should do this.” Of course
                                                                                                                                                         you don't, but the Lord does and if you pray
                                                                                                                                                                                                           for repotting
                                                                                                                                                                                                           our Peace lilies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        April 22nd - Breaking Free (Confront Sin
the service.                                   Harvest's worship Team is doing the worship                                                               earnestly, He will direct you. After all he's                                                  that may affect your relationships)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           and our Benjamina                            April 29th - Forgiveness (Showing
                                               for the MoveIn Toronto Conference. The               The heart that gives, gathers.                       the conductor of the 8-12.You might spend
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ficus Tree.                                  Forgiveness to people who have hurt you in
                                               vision of the MoveIn Organization is to have         Marianne Moore 1887-1972 Modern                      months just having coffee and small chit
Friday Night Jarvest Youth Ministry                                                                                                                                                                        The plants are growing                       your relationships)
                                               Christians intentionally move into a                 American Poet & Writer                               chat, or you might be involved with a sports
7:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                  well in the pots she                         May 6th - A better way of Loving
                                               neighbourhood to live and pray (Acts 1:14)                                                                activity with little or no opportunity to even
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Kindly donated.                              ( Unconditional Love)
Ministries at Harvest                          and be. In doing so, they have chosen to             Pray that Harvest will not exist for ourselves
                                               become part of the neighbourhood. Rather             but to equip us for the benefit of others as we
Youth Connected                                than visiting or serving and then going away.        focus on Easter activities, Adopt a Street
                                                                                                                                                          Find and circle the New Testament books in the word search                           Long Distance charges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               hurting your budget.         Toronto
Youth Group 12 years to 18 years                                                                                                                                T                                                                                                                   Cheap
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Here's a bargain: $3.95 a On the By Georgia
                                               They will share in their neighbourhood's joys        program, MOVE IN outreach and the
                                               (Rom. 12:15), and in its troubles (Rom. 8:17);       Wednesday Night Relationship Series.                                                                                                       month, regular rate

Young Adults                                   and they will have an opportunity to be right in
19 years to 34 years                                                                                                                                                                                                                           +$10.00 annual fee for Unlimited minutes/ calls
                                               there as salt (Matt. 5:13) and light (Matt 5:14) -   Pray for Maggie Kaiser in hospital.                                                                                                        24/7 in Canada or $13.95 a month for 50 countries.
Living Stone                                   as the hands and feet of Christ (1 Cor. 12:27;                                                                                                                                                  Use on your home phone & cell. Eliminates ALL
Visitation Sick & Elderly                      Matt. 25:35-40) - with a cup of cold water in        Praise God for blessing us with the Sanger                                                                                                 cell phone long distance charges.         Instant
                                               one hand (Mark 9:41) and the good news (Isa.         Family. Continue to pray for the sale of their                                                                                             activation. No contract, no activation fees. Call
JOY (Just older youth)                         52:7) in the other.                                  home.                                                 Matthew - Mark - Luke -                                                              647-367-2905 or visit
50 plus adults                                 The purpose of the conference, is to raise teams                                                           John - Acts - Romans -
                                                                                                    been invited to participate in the Praise and
                                               of people willing to move in to the specified                                                              Corinthians - Galatians -                                                             Want to get rid of used outdoor gear. Try
Women’s /Men’s Ministry                                                                             Worship part of the weekend. Please keep our
                                               areas. A tour will be given of the areas which                                                             Ephesians - Philippians -                                                             MountainEquipment Co-op's free online gear
Both meet once per month                                                                            worship team in prayer as they prepare for this
                                               includes Victoria Village (S. of Lawrence Ave,                                                             Colossians - Thessalonians -                                                          swap. You can buy, sell or trade used non-
                                                                                                    exciting conference. For more details on the
More information on Ministries is              W. of Victoria Park Ave.)                                                                                  Timothy - Titus - Philemon                                                            motorized, outdoor gear. You ca also search for
                                                                                                    conference, talk to Pastor Dale or Jeremy. Also
available at the Information Desk              MoveIn works in partnership with the                                                                       - Hebrews - James - Peter -                                                           activity partners from paddling buddies to cycling
                                                                                                    the website at www.MoveIn.To has many
                                               mission agencies Frontiers and Operation                                                                   Jude - Revelation                                                                     warriors. Go to
                                                                                                    details about this exciting undertaking.
                                               Mobilization and local churches. Harvest has

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