Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Big Give

This Christmas you’re invited to be part of THE BIG GIVE as our SCBC family seeks to help vulnerable children here at home and abroad. Through your generous financial gift, we will partner with Toronto City Mission and Urban Promise to help kids in our city.  We will also partner with The Baptist Convention of…

SCBC Big Give 2016

Thank you for your generous giving! We’ve reached our goal of $80,000 This Christmas you’re invited to be part of THE BIG GIVE as our SCBC family seeks to help vulnerable children here at home and abroad. Through your generous financial gift, we will partner with Toronto City Mission and Urban Promise to help kids…

Pathways – God’s astounding love

  John 3:16 tells us that, “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son so that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” Do you hear the astounding part of that statement? I don’t find it astounding that God gave his perfect Son as a sacrifice…

Pathways – How do we receive grace?

I was talking with a friend about grace the other day and he had an insight that I want to share with you. He said that grace is so difficult for us to accept from God because we don’t experience anything like it in our world. Our whole culture is based on accomplishment, earning, and…

Pathways – Forgive as you have been forgiven

In Matthew 18:21-35 we see the apostle Peter asking Jesus, “How many times shall I forgive my brother?” In response, Jesus tells a parable about a man who is forgiven a great debt by his master but refuses to allow the act of grace to transform his actions. When he comes across a fellow servant…

Morning Prayer Fellowship – November 6th, 2016

Dear SCBC Family, There are a number of churches in my district neighbourhoods and most have sign boards indicating worship times and program information. I was captivated by a message posted by one particular church and the caption said “God allows U-Turns”. What makes this even more delightful is the irony that this church is…

Pathways – His grace is enough

Is God’s grace sufficient for you? Is it enough? There are many people who want God’s unmerited favour and something else. Does that describe you?   The apostle Paul discovered that God’s grace was sufficient when he went to God in prayer and asked his Lord to remove something from his life that was causing…

SCBC Membership Class

SCBC will be holding membership classes Nov. 27th, Dec. 4 and 11th. from 11:15am-12:30pm in room B50 (downstairs). This class is required for baptismal candidates and for those who would like to become members of SCBC. We will be discussing church membership, what difference it makes to be a baptist, our baptist history, and our…

Children’s Ministry Conference – Building New Heights

Children’s Ministry Conference – Building New Heights Saturday, December 3rd,  9:00am-12:30pm, Chapel The entire Children’s Ministry will come together for a morning of learning and fellowship. It is mandatory that all volunteers attend, whether you are a camp counsellor, teacher, worship leader, nursery worker, or otherwise.  The vision and direction of the Ministry will be…