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Family Impact Lunch - How to Make Time Matter

January 21st, 2018

$5

All Parents and their children/youth are invited to have lunch with us as we appreciate the value of families, figure out together the best ways for parents to spend time with their children, and compete in a few rounds of "Family Fued".

Pastor Jenn (Children's Pastor) and Pastor Steve (Youth Pastor) look forward to leading round table discussion in regards to spending quality time together as a family. Their combined 25 years of ministry experience and experience as parents (Jenn has two youth and Steve have 5 children ages 1-13),

TOPIC: Time Management for a Busy Family

The round table discussion will allow for parents to select what age group they would like to focus on for the time together.

We would love for you to join - even it's just for the food and dad jokes!

If paying by cash or cheque, select 'pay later'

Registration AND payment due Monday, Jan 15th.

If your children are coming for lunch, please add them as 'attending' when registering.

When registering, you may need to select "someone else" to see your entire family list or to log in for the first time. You will then receive an email to login in securely and "add persons" where necessary (to register entire family at once).

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“From Good Shape to Great Shape” MP EQUIP

February 2nd - February 3rd, 2018

$20

Mountain Park's Leadership Equipping experience

Friday, February 2, 6:30 – 9:15 pm to Saturday, February 3, 8:30 – noon @ ASIA

What’s it all about: "A weekend event to Shape and Sharpen your leadership skills.” This is your opportunity to discover your spiritual gifts and how to implement them in serving the family of God.

Who Should Attend: Everyone in our church is encouraged to attend to be better EQUIPPED for service in the body of Christ

Guest Speaker: Dr. Bill Hogg who is a missional strategist with the C2C network. ( C2C is the church planting wing of the Mennonite Brethren) Bill has been a pastor, radio host, an evangelist with Youth for Christ and is most famous for being a husband to Morag and father to Peter and Naomi. You will enjoy his insights into God’s word, prophetic gifting and possibly his sense of humor might convince you that Scottish is actually a language!

Childcare is available Friday and Saturday.

Please bring a healthy dessert or snack to share Friday night.

Program Schedule

Friday:

6:30 – 7:30 Welcome / Dessert / Action

Praise and Worship

Introduction: – Mike Sherbino

7:30 – 8:15 Dr. Bill Hogg

Session 1 – Equipped to Serve

Session 2 - Empowered to Serve

8:15 – 8:50 Ministry Team Breakout Sessions

8:50 – 9:10 "Wrap Up"

Saturday

8:30 -9:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 Worship / Communion / Action

9:30 – 9:50 Dr. Bill Hogg Session 3 – So how do I use my gift? (Part 1)

10:00- 10:30 Dr. Bill Hogg Session 4 - So How do I Use my gift? (Part 2)

10:45 -11:30 Ministry Teams Breakout Session

11:30- 11:50 “Wrap Up”

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Grad Honouring Young Adults Retreat

February 16th - February 18th, 2018

$0 - $60

HS grads, those in grade 11, and Young Adults.....Join us in a relaxed (hello hot tub!), beautiful, fully accommodating cabin in the Merritt area right on the lake (hello campfire)!

Expect to laugh, eat, have meaning conversations, and reflect on where God desires your next steps in life to be.

If paying cash/cheque, select 'pay later'.

Register/Pay by Feb 4th.

Cost does not include transportation (we will carpool).

Please be sure to bring the following:

  • Bible;
  • Flashlight;
  • Swim stuff (hot tub);
  • Sleeping Bag/blankets/sheets;
  • Pillow;
  • Towel;
  • Toiletries;
  • Ice skates;
  • Hockey stick
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Mexico Missions Trip to CDL

April 20th - April 28th, 2018

$765

Our team of 26 will serve in practical ways such as playing with and teaching children, praying for the staff or whatever needs the Casa de Luz facility and team house may need to bring the love of Jesus!

The team will reach out to the poor, start building projects, have neighbourhood parties, have some valuable worship and devotion time together!

It all happens in Primo Tapia, Baja, Mexico! We will partner and stay with Casa de Luz (CDL)! This children's home has been helping single mothers since August of 2012. The children at CDL have the opportunity to be cared for and receive the love of Jesus while their mothers work. Since the fathers have abandoned them, the children would otherwise be left alone.

The MP team will stay in the team house at CDL. Bunk beds and bedding are all provided! Flush toilets and showers and a full kitchen is available for the team to cook their own meals.

The trip is intergenerational for families and those who are single. A teen under the age of 16 would require a parent or guardian to accompany them.

Family Discount of 10% off after second family member! Included in the cost are all expenses such as food, accommodations, travel, and ministry expenses:

  • Single $765.00
  • Family of 2 $1,530.00
  • Family of 3 $2,065.50
  • Family of 4 $2,754.00
  • Family of 5 $3,442.50
  • Family of 6 $4,131.00

Flight costs will most likely positively effect costs ($50-$75/each off currents costs). Will NOT be more.

Proof of passport required 6 weeks BEFORE trip date.

INFORMATION MEETING: Sunday, October 15th in the Baker Room (9:00 - 9:30 am)

WHEN REGISTERING:

  • $100.00 deposit per PERSON required by Sunday, January 21st (non-fundable).
  • Every question requires an answer (except the "comments/question" at the end)
  • Select 'pay later' if paying cash or cheque (deposit still due Jan 21st).
  • FINAL REGISTRATION and Payment due Sunday, MARCH 11th.

As a TEAM we will decide when the two training days will be. The training days prepare us for our time in Mexico with a focus on teamwork and communicating the love of Jesus in Mexico.

Maximum of 26 for Team! First ones that register AND pay are eligible for the team! If team is full (you'll know when you try to register), contact Pastor Steve to be added to a potential second team: steve@mpcc.ca

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HistoryMaker Youth Conference

May 25th - May 27th, 2018

$0 - $95

Grade 8 - 12 - experience excitement with great bands, speakers, and activities for the entire weekend - all proclaiming the truth of Jesus!

The venue is Chilliwack Prospera Centre. Go here for History Maker details.

Overnight stay will be a camp out at Mountain Park Church's Ministry Centre.

Non-refundable deposit of $20 due Feb 26th.

Cost includes:

  • History Maker admission
  • Food for entire weekend (pizza on Friday for dinner)
  • Transportation

Final Registration/Payent due May 6th

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Middle School Camp Experience

August 12th - August 17th, 2018

$0 - $392.75

FUNDRAISING for Stillwood Camp Experience starts Jan 14th!

All those currently in grade 5-7 have this amazing opportunity to go summer camp with youth within their church community! We love building relationships - and camp is one of the best ways to do it!

High-octane fun is up for grabs at Turbo with Stillwood Camp. You can expect to discover valuable new friendships, adrenalin-pumping activities, and long-lasting memories. Two goals that we hope to meet are: to provide each camper with an opportunity to grow in their relationship with God, and to give each camper the best week of their summer!

Register to go with Mountain Park to participate in the Purdy's fundraiser! Fundraising begins Jan 14th! If interested, select the fundraising box when registering.

Non-refundable deposit $30 due by Jan 31st.

If trouble registering - email Pastor Steve: steve@mpcc.ca