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RWCC Coming Events
Youth Bake Sale
Dec 2

Our youth will be selling their baking to raise funds for a Service Project.  Please be sure to bring some cash with you this Sunday to support our youth and to stock your freezers with Christmas baking!
River West Needs Your Help!
Dec 2 following the service
If you are able, please stay after the service this Sunday to help set up the sanctuary for the Women's Christmas Brunch
MOPs (Mothers of Preschoolers) Clothing/Toy/Household Goods Fundraiser
Drop off donations before Dec 4

MOPs is partnering with Alberta Inclusion, an organization that helps adults and children with developmental disabilities, to raise funds for their program. 
It would be a great help to the MOPs group if you could separate your items into the following categories:
• soft goods: clothing, accessories, footwear and linens
• toys, games, baby items, baby clothes
• housewares: includes toys
*No furniture or items larger than 18” on any side.
Please bring your donations to the church during business hours (Tues-Fri 9 am-3 pm) or Sunday mornings.
Come & Celebrate Advent:
Dec 2
  Joseph’s Story:  Hope
Dec 9  The Shepherd’s Story:  Peace
Dec 16  Mary’s Story:  Joy (Christmas Dinner to follow)
Dec 23  The Great Story:  Love
Dec 24*  The Christmas Story (6pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service)
Sunday morning services begin at 10 am
*Christmas Eve service begins at 6 pm
Sunday Mornings
9:30 am

Come for a time of prayer prior to the service on Sunday morning.  There will be weekly prayer meetings for anyone who is interested!  Meet in the Multipurpose Room.
Women's Christmas Brunch
Sat, Dec 8  10am

Tickets for this event are sold out!
Christmas Potluck
Dec 16 following the service

River West will be having a planned Christmas Potluck on Dec 16th following the service.  Please sign up in the foyer on Sunday or contact the church office to indicate what you can bring.
Contact Ian Martens for more information about RWCC Young Adults
RWCC News
Pastoral Transition Info From the Leadership Team
Hello church family. Thank you all for your prayers, questions, and support during this transitional time. We are now in the process of scheduling interviews with selected candidates for the position of Transitional Pastor.  Please continue to pray for the Leadership Team as these contacts are being made, and for God's guidance and discernment as these conversations continue.  We appreciate your prayers!    

Kitchen Upgrades 
The new residential ovens have arrived!  Feel free to peek in and see the changes as we seek to serve our church and community more effectively and efficiently!

Leadership Team Minutes
If you are interested in receiving an emailed copy of the Leadership Team minutes, please send an email with this request to the church office.

Theo & Gloria Fumana
The Fumana's are accepting donations of used laptops, computers and chrome books for their educational missionary project in the Congo.  A container is being prepared to be shipped out in the near future.  If you have any items to donate, please contact Theo or Gloria.
Community News
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Lendrum's Fourth Annual Craft Sale
Dec 1  10am-2:30pm
Chili lunch from 11:30am-2pm
Lendrum is raising funds and awareness for Youth Unlimited.  Craft purchases will go to the crafters; all other funds raised will go to Youth UnlimitedInterested crafters can email Gloria or call 780-434-4268 for a table.
Contact Us
19815 - 45 Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T6M 0M4

780-487-2275
office@riverwestchurch.org
www.riverwestchurch.org