Weekly News & Notes.

ROAD CLOSURE  - November 22 - 25, 2019

Please note that South Cameron from Dougall Avenue to Northwood Avenue will be closed from 7:00 pm on November 22, 2019 to 7:00 am on November 25, 2019 for the installation of precast box culvert under the Canadian National Rail Lines.  For a map of the detour route click here

FASTING AND PRAYER FOR THOSE WHO ARE SUFFERING
Saturday, Nov. 30, 10 am – 2 pm.  Location: The Gathering Church

Diane Lamain is organizing a fasting and prayer event and you are invited. The prayer time will be primarily prayers for healing of emotional and physical pain. Josh Easlon will provide some teaching about mental health and share a biblical perspective on fasting and prayer.  Jamie Legault will give leadership to the corporate prayer time as we seek healing for anyone who comes to be anointed between 10:00-11:30 a.m.  You are welcome to join us!  And if you decide to come, please send Diane Lamain a very short email (dianelamain@gmail.com)  to let her know so she knows how many to prepare for. While advance notice is helpful, it is not essential.

CHRISTMAS OFFERING FOR INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS

Every Sunday in December we encourage our church family to help us spread of the gospel through the Christmas Offering for International Missions.  80% of the total offering will be sent to the International Mission Board, and 20% will be used for international initiatives by The Gathering Windsor.

FREE DRUM LESSONS
John Suresh is one of the drummers on our worship team.  He’d like to offer free drum lessons to anyone who is willing to learn!  The minimum age is 7 years.  Lessons will take place on the first two Thursdays of the month from 5:30-6:00 pm, and it’s free!  John is eager to use his talents and gifts to serve the Lord by equipping others to play an instrument for the glory of God. Starting dates will be Thursday, Dec. 5 and 12 at 5:30 pm.  Bring a pair of drumsticks. If you or your child may be interested, could you simply send a short email to garth@thegatheringwindsor.com and let Pastor Garth know who is interested, and if they are children, how old are they?  Thank you!

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS

Please join us on Tuesday Dec. 3rd from 7-9 PM. Help and hope as you navigate the Christmas season.  Wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Christmas?  Are you dreading these holidays, knowing that everything has changed and that happy memories from the past years can't be recreated?  Our Surviving the Holidays seminar is especially for people who are grieving a loved one's death.  For more information and to register click here

MARANATHA OPEN HOUSE

Maranatha Christian Academy would like to invite you to our Open House on Monday, February 24, 2020 from 6:30–9 p.m.   We are an elementary and secondary private Christian school in South Windsor where we offer “Education with a Purpose.” Bring a friend and have fun exploring the school, photo booth, filling in an “MCA Passport,” winning prizes, and meeting students and teachers. Learn about our clubs, sports, art, music, and more. Come to our High School information sessions at 7 or 7:45.  For more info, call 519-966-7424 or email kfuller@maranathachristian.ca.  We look forward to meeting you!

IMPACT MEN'S CONFERENCE

Promise Keepers Canada is excited to be returning to Windsor with their National Men’s conference on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Heritage Park Alliance Church.  This year’s theme is IMPACT. We will uncover the truth and the way to lead to a life of fullness – both now and for eternity. Please join us and bring a group of men from your church and community. You are invited to take advantage of the group rates offered and register early. For more information, check out our website: promisekeepers.ca/event/national-mens-conference-windsor/

SMALL GROUPS

You are invited to check out the small group options and register for a group. Click here

MEN ON SUNDAY

Every Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. men are invited to a fellowship group on the patio at the back of our church (or in the conference room in bad weather).  Conversation, fellowship, coffee, and a discussion on the sermon led by Lyn Bain.  You're invited!  

SECOND HALF MINISTRY EVENTS

Nov. 22:               6:30 PM - Movie Night at The Gathering Church

For further information contact: Ron & Beth Reynolds at reynolds3525@gmail.com

REGISTER FOR KIDS GATHERING

Parents must register their children for The Kids Gathering before the service begins at 10 am.  Check-in takes place, between 9:45 and 10:00, just inside the Kids Gathering entrance in the far corner of The Gathering Place at the back of the church.  After you check in to the new system the first time it only takes a few seconds each week after that.  Each child receives a specific paging number in case of emergency.

FAST, EASY ONLINE GIVING THROUGH PUSHPAY

Many people who worship at The Gathering use the Pushpay mobile app as their giving portal.  It's fast and easy to use, and most of all, it's secure.  Once you have it set up, it only takes 10 seconds to send your offering to the church!

YOUVERSION BIBLE APP USERS can now find The Gathering | Windsor on the EVENTS tab on YouVersion.  Follow the message, see the main points, follow the Scriptures!

PRAYER:  If you have a prayer request you'd like to share with our Prayer Partners, please send an email to our prayer team coordinator, Natalie Packer at napacker1@outlook.com

EVENTS CALENDAR: Please visit The Gathering church website where you will find an up-to-date calendar of events each week.  www.tgcw.org

We exist to bring glory to God through lives changed by the gospel of Jesus Christ.