Weekend Handout April 3/4

FIRSTALLIANCECHURCHCALGARY

SEEING

IS BELIEVING?

Welcome! April 3/4


a note from Pastor James

Welcome to Easter at FAC! I’m

so glad you chose to join us this

weekend and make us a part of your

Easter celebration. I want FAC to feel

like home for you. Whether you’re

at one of our physical campuses

or joining us online, settle in, be

yourself, enjoy the music, participate

as you’re able, and allow the wonder

to fill your heart.

He is risen … He is risen indeed! We celebrate this reality as the core of

the Christian faith, the victory that assures us of our own redemption.

But if we’re honest, when the celebration of the day fades, what lingers

and often overtakes the hope is an uneasy sense that nothing has

actually changed. What if Jesus were here to answer our doubts?

What might He show us?

If you’d like to know more of who Jesus is or how He can impact your

life, visit faccalgary.com/next-steps/follow-jesus or connect with one

of our pastors faccalgary.com/contact-us.

Happy Easter ... Christ is risen!

James Paton

Lead Pastor

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Get Connected

What kind of community are you looking for? Get connected with a smaller

group that meets regularly to study the Bible, share life, serve, and care for

each other beyond weekend services at FAC! Contact Janelle Emery

jemery@faccalgary.com / 403-258-8289.

Have Kids?

DiscoveryLand provides a safe and fun onsite environment for Grade 1-4

kids to know, worship, and love God during weekend services with the help

of amazing screened and trained volunteers. We’re working hard to keep our

volunteers and our attendees safe and healthy by ensuring all processes are

fully in accordance with AHS guidelines. Not able to join us in person? Check

out DiscoveryLand Online. To learn more, contact Pastor Crystal Sylvester

csylvester@faccalgary.com / 403-258-8293 or visit faccalgary.com/kids.

Students

Grade 5&6 helps kids transition from DiscoveryLand into Student Ministries,

meeting during weekend services starting April 10/11.

Care & Support:

We aren’t meant to do life alone.

Celebrate Recovery

Year-round adult support group Tuesdays, 7:00 pm, online. Please register to

receive Zoom link.

Soul Care Class

Saturdays, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, April 17 & 24, online. No cost, however it’s

important to be able to attend both classes as they build on each other.

Please register to receive Zoom link.

Inner Healing Ministry

FAC’s Inner Healing Ministry is designed to bring emotional, spiritual, and

physical healing to the experiences of our past. Our past hurts and wounds

are healed as we move to a place of forgiving those who have wronged or

hurt us. Sessions at various times through May 27.

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Opportunities to Grow

LEARN MORE

Preparing for Baptism Info Session: What’s the meaning of baptism? Why

is it important? Take a look at what the Bible says about baptism, and walk

through what to expect when getting baptized at FAC. Tuesday, May 25,

7:00 pm, online. No cost, please register online.

A variety of other courses designed to help you build a life that honours God

are offered seasonally. Contact Pastor Heather Brown

hbrown@faccalgary.com / 403-212-8854.

Family Life

Relationship Fitness Centre: Beyond just marriage counselling, couples’

ministry at FAC walks alongside you and your family proactively, whether

you’re dating, engaged, married, or in crisis. To explore resources available,

visit faccalgary.com/couples.

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FAC Texting

Find quick answers/info to FAQs! Text options to 403-252-7572.

Not able to gather in person?

Join us online at our regular service times Online Campus, Facebook Live,

or Youtube (closed caption available) – or Phone-and-Listen (1-844-553-5213)

to any of our services.

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After Easter at FAC …

Many of us are familiar with what Jesus said … Chances are we can even

recite a verse or two. But the truth is that it’s much easier to say some of

what He said than to do what He did. The earliest Christians (translated

“Christ-like ones” or even “little Christs”) were referred to as “followers of

the Way” … Their most distinguishing mark as a group was how closely they

followed Jesus, even to the point of mimicry; it was what defined them.

So what about following Jesus in 2021? What does it mean for us – here, now

– to live a life that would define us as a “follower of the Way”? Join us starting

next weekend for The Jesus Way – a teaching series during which we‘ll

explore some of the distinctives of Jesus’ radical life, and what it would look

like to choose to live as a follower of The Jesus Way.


Giving Update

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Budget

(to Mar 31, 2021)

General $ 3,869,700 $ 3,628,728 $ 240,972

Capital/Debt $ 636,200 $ 494,556 $ 141,644

Missions $ 688,200 $ 531,909 $ 156,291

Total $ 5,194,100 $ 4,655,193 $ 538,907

Thank you for giving towards building lives that honour God through

FAC. Donations can be made securely online: faccalgary.com/giving.

Questions? Contact John Siebring jsiebring@faccalgary.com /

403-212-8850.

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(by Mar 31, 2021)

For hospital updates or to request congregational care, please contact

Anne Freeman afreeman@faccalgary.com / 403-258-8290. We’re here

for you! Learn more about available support groups: faccalgary.com/

care. If we can help with needs related to COVID-19, contact us through

the I Need Help button on our homepage.

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