Today’s Guest Speaker

Today we give a warm welcome to our guest speaker, Dr. Amal Gendi.

Bio:

Dr. Gendi was born and raised in a Christian home in Egypt. His current focus is serving Muslim-background Christians throughout the Middle East in discipleship and leadership training and partnering with Canadian churches to equip Christians for outreach to Canadian Muslims. He has served as Dean of Training with PALM (Preparing Arab-world Leaders for Ministry) since 2010. He also serves as an adjunct Professor at Heritage College and Seminary and as a part-time teacher at Tyndale University.

Sunrise Retirement Home Ministry

A group from the church will be ministering to the folks at Sunrise Retirement Home today. Transportation will be provided and will be leaving Grace at 10:45 am. Please feel free to enjoy the connection time.

Men of Grace Fellowship

Date: Saturday, May 25, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Guest Speaker: Michael Lau, Senior Pastor, Logos Baptist Church

Youth & adults are welcome! A donation will be taken to cover the meal. To attend, register by Tuesday, May 21, at the following link: hub.gracebc.ca.

Life After Fifty-Five

If you’re a retiree, you won’t want to miss our L.A.F.F. session this coming Thursday, May 9, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The guest speaker is our very own youth leader, Christian Clement-Schlimm. The program will be followed by a hot lunch.

Our Parking Lot Construction Is Progressing

Praise God for continued good progress this week. Construction is proceeding, weekdays, through until the end of June. We anticipate being able to park vehicles in the lot throughout this period but if alternate arrangements are required, we will notify you.

Summer Job Opportunity

Grace Baptist is looking to hire a university student to perform a variety of administrative tasks Fridays from 9 am to 5 pm from the beginning of June until the end of August. The successful candidate must have demonstrated maturity, dependability and a high level of organizational skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications to pauls@gracebc.ca by May 17.

Newcomer Luncheon

Sunday, May 26, 12:30 – 2:30 pm (free lunch and childcare)

We are thrilled with the many newcomers who have been attending Grace recently and so would like to extend an invitation for you to join us for lunch. This is an opportunity to meet new people and learn more about what makes Grace a family. Paul will be sharing and giving you an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about us and what makes us tick. To attend, register by Tuesday, May 21, at the following link: hub.gracebc.ca.

How to LOVE your Muslim Neighbour - Seminar

Saturday, June 1, 9 am – 4 pm (light lunch is provided).

Join us for a free seminar with Dr. Amal Gendi to explore the history and theology of Islam and how to effectively communicate the good news with your Muslim friend and neighbours. To attend, register by Tuesday, May 28, at the following link: hub.gracebc.ca.