SPORTS FRIENDS
Ministry of SIM
Making disciples through sports

TRAINING STARTS JUNE 5

Do you have an interest in discipling young people, and reaching out to our local community? Sports Friends is a discipleship ministry that uses the platform of sports to reach youth. Sports Friends/SIM will be running soccer camps at the end of July and mid-August. We need people who love sports, but also people who love kids. You do not have to be athletic to be involved -- there are many roles to fill.

Online training for volunteers is on these dates:

- Saturday June 5, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
- Saturday June 12, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
- Saturday June 19, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

On-field, in-person training:

- Saturday July 10, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Saturday July 17, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Soccer camps:
- July -- week of July 26-30, mornings only; Friday ends with a barbeque
- August -- week of Aug 9-13; Friday ends with a barbeque

For more information or to express your interest, contact Pastor Michael at michael@the-grove.net OR Bob Kirk at: bob.kirk@sim.org
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CORE 101 | CONNECT MEMBERSHIP COURSE
Sunday, May 30 & June 6  | 1 - 2:30 pm
Interactive Zoom Session

REGISTER HERE

Connect to the heart of Cedar Grove Baptist Church and be empowered to serve God with greater purpose and passion! There is no better way to get connected & fulfill your purpose than becoming a member of this church … your church.  

This course explains more of who we are, where we've been and how you can be part of where God is leading us in the future!  We will share with you the five biblical purposes we are committed to living out, in and through everything we do.

REGISTER HERE

Psalm 92:13 "planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God."  


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OPERATION BABY BOTTLE DRIVE

Virtual Campaign is on Now until Father's Day, Sunday, June 20th

Join us this spring to support Pregnancy Options and help transform lives! DONATE HERE

www.operationbabybottle.com | 604.584.4490

Your donations can mean that those facing an unplanned pregnancy have the opportunity to choose life.  Please be sure to visit their website to make your donation. You can also support them by praying for the ministry and by sharing the campaign with your family and friends. 

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Pregnancy Options supports women, teens, and couples facing an unplanned pregnancy through options counselling and follow-up support. For parenting decisions, they offer support with clothing, baby supplies and food. If placing for adoption, they connect clients with an agency and offer emotional support. If ending the pregnancy, they offer specialized post abortion counselling support. They also provide sexual integrity education for teens in our local high schools and youth groups. Pregnancy Options rely upon the generous support of donors and volunteers to provide their free and confidential services. Thank you for participating!

www.operationbabybottle.com | 604.584.4490

Is the COVID vaccine the mark of the beast?

Do you have questions about whether or not you should take the COVID-19 vaccine as a Christian? Concerned about social media posts that link the vaccine to the sign of the anti-Christ? To help you navigate these and other questions, we are sharing these short videos from a helpful website developed by several churches and Christian organizations, in partnership with the U.S. National Association of Evangelicals. 

While respecting that these are personal choices that no one can make for you, we encourage Cedar Grove members seeking Biblical guidance to use this resource in making their own informed and Scripture-based decisions about the vaccine and COVID.

The Bible vs. Science?

Common evangelical concerns addressed by Christian scientist and one of the world’s top experts on the COVID-19 vaccines, Dr. Francis Collins (8:42 mins.)

 

Ethics of rolling up your sleeve

Questions about the Biblical morality of taking the COVID vaccine, answered by Christian ethics expert Dr. Jim Denison (5:03 mins.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xMrCiTHu1E

 

Jesus and the vaccine

An evangelical pastor, Dr. Robert Jeffress, explains how the example of Jesus can help church members make decisions about the vaccines (6.52 mins.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZVALSc4ZA0

 

COVID, politics and the Bible

Bible teacher and former pastor Dr. Curtis Chang tackles issues such as whether the vaccine is a form of government control, how Christians should respond to COVID restrictions, and why taking the vaccine is a way to serve others (9:45 mins)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9Sq2gucR7o

 

Pro-life, pro-vaccine

Bible teacher and former pastor Dr. Curtis Chang looks into whether it’s Biblically consistent to be against abortion and still take the vaccine (12:58 mins)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBNptN9D9jU&t=1s

 

Discerning fake COVID information

Bible teacher and former pastor Dr. Curtis Chang explains how Christians can spot fake news about the vaccine. (8:07 mins)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toUkP-VE7R0&feature=emb_logo

 

Sign of the beast?

Bible teacher and former pastor Dr. Curtis Chang considers whether the vaccine is the mark of the beast described in the Book of Revelation (18:07)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CnFb62UIWY

Women's Bible Study
FAITH AND FIRE - Elijah
Starts May 1

REGISTER HERE for Saturday Mornings
Starting Saturday, May 1 at 9:00 am

REGISTER HERE for Tuesday Evenings
Starting Tuesday, May 4 at 7 pm

Every serious believer longs to summon up the kind of boldness and faith that can stand firm on Mount Carmel and pray down heaven into impossible situations. Yet few are willing to go through the process required to get them there. Strength of faith, character, and boldness can only be shaped in the hidden fires of silence, sameness, solitude, and adversity. Those who patiently wait on God in the darkness emerge with their holy loyalty cemented, their courage emblazoned, and their confident belief in Him set afire.

Join Priscilla Shirer on this 7-session journey through the life and times of the prophet Elijah to discover how the fire on Mount Carmel was forged in the valley of famine. And how the emboldened, fiery faith you desire is being fashioned by God in your life right now.

Cost is $20 for the workbook. After registering workbooks can be paid for and picked up at the Welcome Centre.

Questions? Email church@the-grove.net

REGISTER HERE for Saturday Mornings
Starting Saturday, May 1 at 9:00 am

REGISTER HERE for Tuesday Evenings
Starting Tuesday, May 4 at 7 pm

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CONTACT US

10330 - 144 Street
Surrey, BC   V3T 4V3

604.581.8933 
church@the-grove.net
 

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MEET WITH US

SUNDAY WORSHIP
10 am
OFFICE  |  SUN-THU
9 am - Noon
OFFICE  |  FRI-SAT
Closed

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