November 13, 2023 – This Week at McIvor

Weekly Worship Service

Our next weekly service will be Sunday, November 19 at 10 a.m. with Pastor Mikayla leading the service with the Youth Group. Children ages 4-14 are invited to join us for Sunday school following the service.

Prayer Focus: Shalom

peace | harmony | wholeness | completeness prosperity | welfare | tranquility | health | reconciliation | right relationships | safety | material well-being

~ where every person can embrace life in its fullness ~

And through him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace with everything in heaven and on earth by means of Christ’s blood on the cross.Colossians 1:20

The thief’s purpose is to steal, kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.John 10:10

And the one sitting on the throne said, ‘Look, I am making everything new!’ And then he said to me, ‘Write this down, for what I tell you is trustworthy and true.’Revelation 21:5

McIvor Thanksgiving Project Update – MCC Buckets of Thanks

On behalf of the Missions Committee, please accept our heart-felt thanks to all who generously participated in our Thanksgiving Project. We were able to contribute 10 buckets and $755 towards MCC Buckets of Thanks!

Free Festive Family Fun Day – November 26

On November 26 we will be hosting a Free Festive Family Fun Day! This event is a community event and open to everyone, so please invite family and friends. There will be a free lunch, coffeehouse, bouncer, crafts, preschool play area and more! If you’re interested in volunteering with this event, please contact Monica.

55+ Walk and Talk Christmas Lunch – December 5, 11:30 a.m.

The 55+ Walk and Talk Group is hosting a Christmas Lunch–Turkey Dinner–and Carol Sing. Tickets must be purchased in advance at $20 per person from the church office, or on Sunday mornings.

Needed: Harvest Pint Jars

We are looking for 240 pint-sized canning jars with lids in order to bless Harvest clients this Christmas. Contact Rodney if you would like to donate.

Calling on Those Who Sew and Build

In preparation for our Family Christmas Service, we are calling on those who sew to make child size nativity costumes. Please contact Judy for more information.

Donations of Fall and Winter Clothing

Anna and the Missions Committee are assisting newly arrived families from the Democratic Republic of Congo by collecting fall and winter clothing for adults and children. Donations may be dropped off at the office. Contact Colleen for details.

Needed: Occasional Volunteer with a Truck, Able to Deliver Furniture

Do you have a truck and are you willing to pick up and deliver donated furniture on occasion to those who need it? We currently have two beds to be given to Anna’s community if we can pick up and deliver them. Please contact Colleen.

McIvor Church Advent Project: Madison House

The McIvor Church Missions Committee is once again partnering with Maple Leaf School to collect items for gift bags for the residents of Madison House!

The items we are looking for are: shampoo, bath towels (new), socks. Monetary donations are also appreciated and will serve to buy such items.

We will be hosting a Christmas party at Madison House on December 9 from 10-11. We are looking for a few people interested in joining us at the party to play instruments and sing carols. There will be a sign up sheet located at the collection table in the foyer.

Are You Passionate About Ministering to Young Adults? 

If so, we are looking for people to serve as prayer warriors, worship leaders, ushers, baristas, speakers, etc. to be a part of a monthly Young Adult Worship and Prayer Ministry evening. Please contact Elwood or Pastor Mikayla.

Staying Connected Weekly Newsletter

This weekly newsletter for our Church family is available here. A limited number of hard copies are available at the Connect Center and/or near the mailboxes.

Watch Our Services

Our worship services are available to livestream or watch at your convenience.

** Please consult the bulletin board for other events and opportunities, including missionary updates and job postings. **

This Week at McIvor
  • Monday, 7 p.m. – Pickleball (The church has racquets available for use.)
  • Tuesday, 3-8 p.m. – Quilters Group
  • Wednesday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. – Quilt Tying
  • Wednesday, 7 p.m. – Youth Group
  • Wednesday, 7 p.m. – Kids Club (grades 2-5)
  • Thursday, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. – Harvest Manitoba Food Bank
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Quilters Group
Looking Ahead
  • November 21, 9:30-11 a.m. – 55+ Walk & Talk
  • November 21, 3-8 p.m. – Quilters Group
  • November 26, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Free Festive Family Fun Day
  • December 5, 11:30 a.m. – 55+ Walk and Talk Christmas Lunch
  • December 9, 10-11 a.m. – Madison House Christmas Party and Carol Sing

Ways to Give: We accept donations by cash or cheque, as well as e-transfers to [email protected]. To arrange a gift via Direct Deposit or Credit Card, please contact the office.

** Church office hours are Tuesday, to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. **