Service Times 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
What are you afraid of? This week our message will be "Let Go of Your Fears" and our Scripture focus will be 2 Timothy 1:3-9
There will be a congregational meeting on October 26th concerning the possibility of a Solar Energy Project at Cornerstone in the near future. The meeting will begin at 6:30 and will last no more than an hour. All are invited. Because the project will involve an increase in our mortgage Congregational approval will be needed.
Did you pick up a Community Membership form during the volunteer training sessions? If you have yours filled out you can return it to any staff member. If you didn't pick up a form but need one let Denn know.
Ladies, we will be having a Potluck Dinner and a Movie or Games night next Friday evening, Oct 17th, at 6:15 here at Cornerstone. This will be a relaxing evening to visit with friends over a shared meal and then a chance to enjoy a movie together or if you prefer there will be board games available for you to play. It is going to be a great opportunity to invite a friend and have an evening out. If you can make it, please, sign up on the bulletin board or email Pastor Marilyn.
Mark your calendar now and plan to join us for our second annual Trunk or Treat event here at the church in the lower parking lot, Oct.31,2014, from 6:00- 7:30pm. Decorate your trunk, dress up, bring your children and your treats and enjoy a wonderful social evening as the children have fun in a safe environment. There will be a prize for the winner of the best decorated trunk. Hot dogs and hot chocolate will also be available for all who attend.
If you would like to help with this event in any way, please, see Pastor Marilyn, or the signup sheet on the church bulletin board. Donations of candy are most welcome and will be distributed to the children who attend. Don’t forget to invite your friends and family to be part of this fun evening as well!
Practices for our annual Christmas musical take place at the church at 6:15 pm.This year we will be presenting "We Three Spies". We need as many children as possible to join us for another awesome musical this year. If your child is interested in taking part, please, contact Pastor Marilyn as soon as possible and mark Tuesdays on your calendar! And parents, don't feel left out as there will be many opportunities for you to be involved as well, once again contact Pastor Marilyn for more details.
Creative Cornerstone will be resuming on October 18th at 1:00 p.m. at the church. Come on out and join some like minded folks as you knit, crochet or enjoy whatever it is that sparks your creative spirit. For more information contact Angela Guptill or visit Creative Cornerstone's FaceBook Page
This Christmas give the gift of warmth to someone in our city. We are looking for people who are willing to help those in need right here in Halifax. Cornerstone is teaming with Souls Harbour to provide sleeping bags for those who are homeless and will need them this coming winter. We know that winters in Halifax are cold, so give the gift of warmth this Christmas season. For only $20 you can give the gift of a sleeping bag and a pair of long underwear. See Pastor Ben for more details.
This will be our third year sponsoring wells in villages in Sierra Leone, the need is even more critical this year with the Ebola crisis happening. Stay tuned for more details.
Pack a shoe box and provide a Christmas miracle for a child in a developing country. More details to come.
Cornerstone is planning on taking a missions trip to Cuba April 21-28 20155, and we are looking for those who might be interested. The Wesleyan Church has a number of churches in Cuba and is presently building a training centre for church leaders and we can help.
A missions trip is a great way for you to step out of your comfort zone and experience God in a cool new way. If you are interested and wish to get updates as they are available let Pastor Ben know. This trip will include adults and older teens (grade 11 and 12).
Don't forget your chunky soup and evaporated milk on November 2 for Feed Nova Scotia.
If you would like to become a regular contributor of this ministry we do provide meals for RMH every second Monday. Look for the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board, or check out Cornerstone's Facebook page to see what items are needed for the meal we are making for that week. Feel free to contact Wanda or Vashti. If you have questions as to how you can help!
Youth Group (Grades 6 -12) meets each Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. For more details contact Pastor Ben. Follow Consumed on Twitter @consumed1215.
Sunday Evening 6:30 at Pastor Ben's. (High School and Young Adults)
Monday Evening 7:00 at Cornerstone. (Men)
Tuesday Evening 7:30 at Cornerstone (Mixed)
Wednesday Evening at 7:00 at Pastor Marilyn's (ladies) 52 Crestfield Lane, Hammonds Plains
Thursday Morning at 9:00 at Cornerstone (ladies)
Friday Evening at 7:00 Dartmouth at Pat and Heather Stubbert (Mixed) 16 Garshan Rd. Dartmouth
Are the only cheques you write for Cornerstone? You can now take advantage of Pre-Authorized Debit (PAD) for your giving - PAD can be set up for the 1st and/or 16th of each month. Forms can be downloaded by clicking here.
Ladies Dinner and a Movie
CIA: Operation Soul Harbour
Trunk or Treat
The new Fall Rosters can be downloaded here 9:00 or 10:30
Scripture Reading: Brenda J. Greeters: Kane/Grant Nursery: Nicky R/ Linda M/Isabelle C Sound: Peter M.
Scripture Reading: Louise C. Greeters: Caza/Winsor Nursery: Jewell R/ Carri R/Amanda W/Amy M Sound: Peter M
Our condolences go out to Andrea and Jim Beckingham on the passing of Andrea's mom this past week.
Cornerstone will be temporarily hosting the Hammonds Plains Farmer's Market, until construction is over on Kearney Lake Road and they can return to Saint John's Anglican. The market will be open on Thursday's from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Your community. Your health. Your voice. Capital Health is opening a new Bedford/Sackville Community Health Team to serve the communities of Beaver Bank, Bedford, Enfield, Elmsdale, Fall River, Hammonds Plains, Lantz, Sackville & Waverley. Community Health Teams provide free wellness programs and navigation in your community where people live, work and play. We also work closely with our great community partners to help build a stronger community together. We need your help to shape the programs and services to best address the needs and concerns of your neighborhood. Come make your voice heard and receive a $10 grocery gift card for your time.
Monday October 20
Cornerstone Wesleyan Church – Hammonds Plains Road