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LIFE GROUPS  —  Fall 2018       life-groups pic

A key priority for us at Celebration Church is our mid-week Life Groups. Sunday morning is a time for worship and fellowship but it is in the mid-week groups where lasting friendships are made and spiritual growth takes place. It is our goal that every member of Celebration Church would be part of a Life Group. This is where we: make friends, learn with friends, and pray with friends. For more info or to register please contact the group leader, or by email to , or call the Church office at 705-999-2911.


Tuesday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 in the Fellowship Hall at Inniswood. If you have never prayed before this is a good place to learn. We include worship and times of silence. We pray through all the requests that are written by the congregation in the Friendship Registers.
** We are launching the fall season with a regional Prayer Event with Bishop Charlie Masters on Tuesday September 11th from 10:00 to 3:00 pm. It will be held at a retreat centre just outside of Orangeville. Cost is $15 which includes lunch.

Pastor Kathleen Greidanus and Gay Welsman will be leading the Woman’s Life Group on Tuesdays  from 12:45 to 3:00 pm. at Inniswood.  The regular weekly meetings will begin on Tuesday September 18th with a study called “The Rock, The Road and the Rabbi”. It highlights key moments in the life of Jesus.  In each session, deeper revelations of God’s plan of Salvation will be unveiled. Please speak to Pastor Kathleen or Gay Welsman for more information or to register. No cost.

On alternate Tuesday evenings this group meets at Marion O’Brien’s home to prayerfully knit Prayer Shawls which will be given out to those who are sick or in crisis.  As the sick are wrapped in the warmth of the shawls we pray that they will feel the love of the Lord Jesus.  For more information speak to Marion or Peggy Toynton.


 ** MEN IN FOCUS – –
Every Wednesday morning the men of the congregation gather for breakfast at “Andy’s Place Restaurant” (located on Hart Drive) from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.  We are led in a short devotion by Walter Marshall.  No cost (except for your breakfast).
** Men’s Movie Night (with Inniswood men) on Thursday October 4th at 7pm. See the movie PAUL. Popcorn and drinks provided. No cost.
** Men’s Retreat Day on Saturday November 17th. Watch for registration details.

Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9:00 pm this group is hosted and led by Terry & Beth Heale in their home. Begins again Wednesday September 12th. This fall our study is called “The Power of One”. There are eight studies by Dr. Michael Youssef highlighting the continuous faithfulness of Daniel and his three friends during Babylonian, Assyrian , and Persian control. Discussions on spiritual integrity. Come with your Bible. No charge. All welcome at the home of Terry and Beth Heale  37 Nicklaus Dr.

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program to help us overcome life’s hurts, hang-ups and habits.  Celebration Church and Inniswood are partnering to give Celebrate Recovery a new home in Barrie.  Men’s and Women’s pilot Step Study groups will start Wednesday, September 12th, and meet weekly through to March, 2019.  Please pray about this ministry and ask God if He wants you to ‘work the steps’ for your own growth and benefit as a Christian.  This will help you to learn about the C.R. program and to be on the leadership team when Celebrate Recovery launches in April 2019.  If you would be interested please text or email Jim Beatty.


A weekly Life Group at the home of Paul & Judy Thompson.  We are starting  on Thursday October 11th. @ 7pm. with a study entitled  “Kingdom Principles” as viewed by Jesus in Matthews gospel. This 3 week DVD study by Charles Price is a great first time opportunity if you haven’t as yet experienced a Life Group. (210 Lillian Cres).