Bulletin - July 26 09 by elemnopey


									             STARkids Ministries                                                 Mature Adult Ministries
  Registration forms for Fitness and Basketball Camps can be         JOY FELLOWSHIP....Next event is Thursday, August 20.
                       downloaded from web.                          More info to follow. Want to know what's planned for the Fall/
**Need to borrow...30 fitness balls of various sizes for Fitness     Winter season? Pick up a brochure at the Information Centre.
Camp. They will all be returned. Feel free to take them to the
Children’s Ministry Window.                                                             Announcements
July 27-31—Fitness Camp for children in Grades 3-7. There are
only a few spots left. See Nancy or Meghan today.                    Church Family Picnic—September 12 at 1 pm at Mohawk
August 10-14—Basketball Camp. There are still vacancies.             Park in Brantford. Mark your calendars for this fun day.
                                                                     ALPHA—A fall session will begin Sep. 17 and conclude on
             Worship Arts Ministries                                 Nov. 26, 2009. This course will take place Thursday evenings.
If you play an orchestral instrument (trumpet, flute, violin, sax)   Please register early at table in foyer, as space is limited.
and would like to join West Highland’s Orchestra,                    VICTORY GARDEN needs volunteers every day to help with
please see Pastor Lee. “One Quiet Night” is this                     the weeds. Best times are from Tuesday—Saturday from 9am-
year’s major outreach production. It will be a blast!                5pm or 7-9 pm. Bring your family, enjoy working together.
Also, are you currently using your orchestral
instrument? There are a few musicians interested                     Job Opportunities see bulletin board across from Library.
in playing, but do not own an instrument. Speak to
Pastor Lee about loaning it to the church for the Fall only.         BULLETIN BOARDS—Any promotional material being put
                                                                     on the bulletin boards needs approval from the WH office.

                  Student Ministries                                 Mountain Prayer Summit (for Kids)—If you are interested
                                                                     in attending the MPS with your children, there will be a special
                                                                     prayer time designed specifically for them.
                 IMPACT NEWS (Junior High)
July 28 at 7:15-8:45 pm—Pool party at Ferguson’s
                                                                     Condolences—Donna Skirrow’s mother, Mary Lemary passed
August 11-14—Summer Sizzle. Registration forms can be                away last Sunday, July 19 in the evening. A family service was
downloaded from the website                                          held on Tuesday. Please remember Donna and family in prayer.
               ELEMENT NEWS (Senior High)
July 28 at 6:30 pm—BBQ, Sports and Bible Study
July 30 at 10:00 am—Thermelio Thursday
August 1 at 5:30 AM—Element Leaders and students leave for
the Element North Mission Trip to Thessalon, ON
             OUTCRY NEWS (College & Careers)
July 29 at 7:15 pm—Summer Bible Study                                 Office located at 393 Rymal Rd. W. Suite 205, Hamilton ON L9B 1V2

           Oasis Women’s Ministries
September 18-19—Sign-up will begin in August for this Ladies                                                                              July 26, 2009
Retreat, taking place at beautiful Brantford Circle Square Ranch.
Cost is $110/per person, which includes lodging, food, program.
                                                                                      Today at West Highland                                                          Spiritual Formation Ministries
                                                                          MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE …………. 11:00 a.m.                                                      FALL LIFE GROUP MINISTRY
                                                                                    Led by: Pastor John Mahaffey                                           If you want to get connected in a small group for the fall, please
                                                                                Message: “The Testimony of Scripture ”                                      connect with our Spiritual Formation Director Pastor Allan at
                                                                           SUMMER IN THE CITY ………...…...….…. 6:30 p.m.
                                                                              Christian vs. Muslims: A History of the Crusades                                      SUMMER SUNDAY BIBLE ELECTIVES
                           Welcome to West Highland where                                 Led by: Dr. Gordon Heath                                       Bible Electives take place Sunday at 9:30 am during Jul & Aug.
                           we are committed to making the                            Associate Professor of Christian History                            Summer in the Psalms with Pastor Jim Reese - Sanctuary.
                           Word of God fully known and the                                at McMaster Divinity College                                   The Book of Genesis with Intern Robbie Jaster - Library.
                           people of God fully mature.                                                                                                   Boundaries for Kids with Mrs. Adrienne Reese - Gym.
                                                                                                  VISITING TODAY?
In this day, when many church leaders seem intent on
pushing an agenda that is driving churches further and further            Please honour us further by filling out a Welcome Card (in the pew rack)
away from the truths of biblical Christianity, many church-               and placing it in the offering plate. After worship please drop by the                              SUMMER LIFE GROUPS
going people find themselves increasingly disillusioned and               Info Desk in the foyer and we’ll answer any questions you may have.            Facing The Giants - Life Group for Men.
in some cases disenfranchised from their own churches.                                                                                                   This week’s meeting will be held at the home of Rob Black -
Church members are often bewildered to see their leaders                                        VISITING WITH KIDS?                                      #26—3 Elite Drive, please park on Elite Drive. See the
and churches pursuing paths that the Bible clearly prohibits.             The Nursery is for little ones from birth to age 2 and is located down-        display table in foyer for directions.
                                                                          stairs. Our ushers will be happy to direct you there. WH’s KICX, or            The Truth Project - Life Group at Steven
Aware of these strong secular trends within the larger                    Junior Church Programme (pre-school to grade 5) is downstairs and
Christian community, West Highland and its leaders desire                                                                                                & Janet Baker’s home on Wednesdays.
                                                                          runs simultaneously with the worship service. For more information, go         Family Life Group - Every 2nd Thursday
to be faithful to the time tested teachings of Jesus Christ and           to the Children’s Window downstairs.
His Apostles. Together, we’re striving to become the kind of                                                                                             for the whole family at Robbie & Vicky Jaster’s. Pick up a
church described in the Scriptures where there’s relevant                                            NEWCOMERS                                           brochure or contact Vicki at 679-5206 to get connected.
Bible teaching, heartfelt worship, honest friendships, constant           Our next class begins September. If you are new to West Highland
prayer and compassionate care for those in need. In short,                                                                                                                       THE JOURNEY
                                                                          and desire to be part of this class, then please feel free to contact the      If you are interested or would like more information
we’d like to have the kind of Christianity that’s true to the
Church’s historic creeds and influences the entire community              church office or sign up at the Information Desk.                              about this discipleship study, please contact our
one life at a time.                                                                                                                                      Intern Robbie Jaster at robbiejaster@westhighland.org
So, whether you’re a concerned Christian tired of going to                                                                                                                 INVITE A FAMILY OVER ...
church to wage battle with secularism and simply looking for                                                                                             Consider inviting a new family over for a visit. Contact Vicki Jaster
a trustworthy place to worship or a spiritual seeker who’s just
started to ask questions about God, we trust you will find                                                                                               at (905) 679-5206 or roborvickijaster@sourcecable.net and she will
a home here at West Highland.                                             SUMMER In The CITY Sunday Evening Teaching Series                              hook you up and you will be blessed!
                                                                          West Highland has guest speakers arranged to teach and lecture                                    MINSTRY TEAM NEWS
Committed to seeking Him and making His Word fully                        during the evening services. Expand your knowledge of the
known.                                                                                                                                                   The Ministry Team is continuing with door-to-door visitation every
                                                                          scriptures and church history!                                                 Thursday afternoon from 2-4 pm. If you are interested please meet
John Mahaffey                                                                                                                                            in the Fellowship Hall at 1:30 for prayer followed by the visitation.
                                                                          NEXT SUNDAY August 2 at 6:30 pm — Concert of Praise and
Lead Pastor                                                               Communion.
MONDAY                               TUESDAY                              WEDNESDAY                            THURSDAY                               FRIDAY
                                     6:30 p.m. ELEMENT Bible Study        7:15 p.m. Mountain Prayer Summit 1:30 p.m. Door-to-Door Evangelism
                                     7:00 p.m. Men’s Life Group, this     7:15 p.m. OUTCRY Bible Study                with Ministry Team
                                               week at Rob Black’s home   8:00 p.m. “The Truth Project” L.G.
                                     7:00 p.m. Worship Team and Band                 at Steven & Janet Baker’s

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