Exploring the Church in Exile - A Weekend with Dr. Lee Beach (Sept. 30 & Oct. 1)

 Hello friends,

 I extend an invitation to you and your parishioners to a weekend conference we will be hosting on September 30 & October 1.

 Many of you will recall Dr. Lee Beach whom we had speak via video conference at a luncheon in February to launch Elevate 2016.  There was a lot of great feedback on what Dr. Beach had shared during that luncheon that I have decided to invite him to speak over the course of a weekend to unpack some themes from his recent book, 'Church in Exile: Living in Hope After Christendom'

 This weekend event will be sponsored by Valleyview Community Church and First Baptist Church in collaboration with Jared Siebert and the New Leaf Network, an interdenominational Canadian church planting network and will take place on the weekend of Friday, September 30 & Saturday, October 1.

 The purpose of the weekend is to stimulate conversations around the biblical motif of exile and how the church in 21st century Canada and faithfully serve Christ in a shifting cultural and religious climate.

 The weekend will consist of 3 keynote addresses from Dr. Beach, along with multiple breakout sessions, providing space for shared conversations together.  

 Early registration is $30/person (before Sept. 23) which includes the provision of lunch on Saturday.  Should you bring a group of 5+ people from your church the group registration rate offered will be $25/person.

 I look forward to spending a weekend of worship and shared conversations together which will benefit the work of Christ and His church in Greater Sudbury.  Should you have any further questions, feel free to contact me at your convenience.

 Love in Christ,

Jason Tripp, Pastor, Valleyview Community Church






Sudbury Christian Messenger

 September 30, 2016  Edition    For full event details, please go to SC Messenger in the tab above.  There you will also find the full newsletter.


 1.     “Church in Exile” Conference  |  Sept. 30 and October 1  |Valley

 2.     72nd Famous Rummage Sale  |September 30, October 1, October 2  |Coniston

 3.     Perogie and Cabbage Rolls Sale  |October 1 and every Saturday  |Sudbury

 4.     Walden Cross Country Fitness Club Trail Work Weekend  |October 1 and 2  |Walden

 5.     The AMUsing TOUR  |October 1  |Sudbury

 6.     Wanup Chapel Services and Bible Study  |October 2 and first Sunday of the month  |Wanup

 7.     Annual Life Chain  |October 2  |Sudbury

 8.     La Porte des Eaux/The Watergate Dinner  |October 2  |Sudbury Southend

 9.     Mahatma Gandhi’s 147th Birthday  |October 2  |Sudbury

10.  "Impact Live" Radio Program  |   October 2 and Sundays  |Greater Sudbury

11.  Hillsong: Let Hope Rise  |October 3  |Sudbury

12.  Al-Anon Family Group Meetings  |October 3 and Mondays  |New Sudbury

13.  Adult Children of Alcoholics  |October 3 and every Monday  |Minnow Lake

14.  Summit  |October 3 and Mondays  |Sudbury

15.  Keeping Seniors Warm  |October 6  |Sudbury

16.  Christ the King Prayer Group  |  October 6 and Thursdays  | Sudbury

17.  Thirsty Thursdays:  FGB Bible Study  |October 6 and Thursdays  |Sudbury

18.  SLYNGSHOT:  An Interactive Church | October 6 and every Thursday   |Sudbury

19.  Holy Spirit Thanks Giving  Conference  |October 6-7  |Sudbury

20.  Silent Vigil for Peace  |October 7 and each Friday  |Sudbury

21.  30/60 Celebration Banquet for Pastor Klaus Saari  |October 8  |Sudbury

22.  Ignatian Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life  |October 10 and every second Monday |Sudbury

23.  Sudbury Christian Businessmen's Luncheon  |October 12  |Sudbury

24.  Jesus is Enough Retreat  |October 14 and 15  |Espanola

25.  Galilean Bible Camp Ladies’ Retreat  |October 14 and 15  |Massey

26.  Called to be Neighbour in this year of Mercy  |October 14-16  |Espanola

27.  St. Patrick's CWL Fall Harvest Tea  |October 16  |Sudbury

28.  FALL INTERFAITH DIALOGUE: "GOD'S NAME IS MERCY: Various Perspectives - One Understanding"   |October 16  |Sudbury

29.  Gather Program  | October 16 and monthly dates  |Minnow Lake

30.  The Pornography Issue  |October 16  | Sudbury


32.  Over 18” – documentary about online pornography  |October 16  |Sudbury

33.  Fall Sharathon – Kfm Christian Radio  |October 20  |Greater Sudbury, North Bay, Elliot Lake, Manitoulin Island, Wawa

34.  Prison Aftercare Training  |October 22  |Sudbury

35.  Day of Reflection  |October 22  |Minnow Lake

  1. 36.    Sudbury Central Southend Ministerial  |October 25  |Sudbury

37.  Elgin Street Mission Fall Fundraising Dinner  |October 28  |Sudbury

38.  Sausage Sale  |October 28  |Greater Sudbury

39.  Planning Team Forming for 500th Commemoration of the Reformation  |October 31 |Sudbury

40.   Faytene Grasseschi/North Bay Right to Life Dinner/Speaker Event  |November 4  |North Bay

41.  Diocesan Retreat:  “I am Mercy”  |November 11 & 12  |Sudbury

42.  QUEST Conference for Men  |November 18-19  |Toronto

43.  Lunch & Learn:  “New Drugs on the Streets  |November 24  |Sudbury

44.  SAVE THE DATES:  Commemoration of 500th Anniversary of the Reformation  |September 21 and 22, 2017 |Sudbury


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