INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK & EXTRAVAGANZA
Friday, Feb 2 |  6
:30 - 9:00 pm
You are invited to bring your family’s favourite ethnic food to share at the International Potluck!  Typically we have over 150 different ethnic dishes, from approximately 40 different nations ... it is so good!  Afterwards we will gather in the Worship Centre after dinner for an evening celebrating our multi-cultural family and catching God’s vision for the world. Hear what God is doing in the world through our global missionaries.  Please come dressed in clothing to represent your country of origin!

Tickets are FREE but please SIGN UP IN THE FOYER and let us know what dish you will be bringing to receive your admission ticket(s).   

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK

SUNDAY, JAN 28 | 9 & 11 am
Guest Speaker:  Pastor Rafi Shahverdian

WEDNESDAY, JAN 31 | 7 pm
Youth & Young Adults Rally

FRIDAY, FEB 2 | 6:30 - 9 pm
International Potluck & Extravaganza

SUNDAY, FEB 4 | 9 & 11 am
Guest Speaker:  Enoch & Janel Richardson

SUNDAY, FEB 4 | 6 pm

Movie:  The Insanity of God
[see movie trailer below]
There is NO COST


SPEAKERS


PASTOR RAFI SHAHVERDIAN

Sunday, Jan 28  |  9 & 11 am


Pastor Rafi and his wife Janet served the Lord in Iran for 12 years as an Assistant Pastor, Director of evangelism, Director of a monthly Christian magazine and visiting teacher to different cities within Iran.

In 1993 Pastor Rafi and his family were sent out by the Iranian church to Armenia as missionaries to serve the Lord by helping different local churches in Armenia.  In 2002 Pastor Rafi planted his first church in the capital city of Armenia and since then has expanded the church planting ministry in Armenia and surrounding regions.  To today’s date Pastor Rafi has supervised the planting of 17 churches throughout Armenia, Georgia and Russia.

Rafi is also author of three books and a well-known international speaker with in the Iranian church and helps disciple/counsel many Iranian leaders/pastors within the Iranian underground church and elsewhere. 

Pastor Rafi was born in Iran in 1961 to a Armenian-Iranian family.  Rafi excepted the Lord in 1968 when he was 17 years old and started his first ministry at the age of 20 – only three years after he accepted the Lord.

Pastor Rafi married his wife Janet in 1983 they have three daughters and five grandkids from their fruitful marriage. 


ENOCH & JANEL RICHARDSON
Sunday, Feb 4  |  9 & 11 am


Enoch and Janel Richardson are originally from the Pacific Northwest.  They started their journeys together in marriage in 1996 and lived in Washington, Alaska, and Oregon until 2004 when God led their family to move to Uzbekistan with their 4 kids (Josiah, Lydia, Silas & Ezra) to the city of Samarkand.  The Richardsons have lived with Tajiks in Uzbekistan for almost 2 years.  They were forced to leave in 2006 and moved to Tajikistan to continue to be ambassadors for Jesus to the Tajik people.  After living in the capital city of Dushanbe for a year, God directed the Richardsons to move to the town of Panjakent to continue with church planting. Teaming with others, including Evan and Jenn Brooks, they have endeavored to be spreaders of God's glory to the lost and found alike.


CONTACT US

10330 - 144 Street
Surrey, BC   V3T 4V3

604.581.8933 
info@the-grove.net
 

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9 & 11 am
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