Gathering Status Update - October 24

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December 5th Online Service

First Service 9:30 a.m. - proof of vaccination and masks required

Second Service 11:00 - proof of vaccination not required, masks and social distancing are practiced.

Adult Sunday School @ 11 a.m. in the Heritage room.

  • Dec 5 - Pierre Gilbert The Imago Dei
  • Dec 19 - Shoaib Ebadi The Persecuted Church

Inductive Bible Study @ 11:00 a.m. in the Library. Please bring your Bible, notebook, pen or pencil.

Events this week:

  • Wednesday - 7:00 p.m. Mixed Pickleball
  • Thursday - 7:00p.m. C&C
  • Friday - 10-11 a.m. Seniors Coffee Mornings
  • Friday - Youth small groups
  • Monday - 8:00 p.m. Men's Night Out - Pickleball
  • Tuesday - 1:15 Women's Bible Study - Galatians
  • Tuesday - 6:45-8:00 p.m. Kids Club

Upcoming Events:

Mixed Pickleball

Beginning Dec. 1, a non-competitive, mixed pickleball group will be starting Wednesdays 7-9 p.m.  All participants must be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.

Bring your indoor shoes and water bottles.  Equipment will be provided.

Please contact Joyce Poetker or Charlene Wieler for more details.

Men's Night Out

Get out and get active on Monday nights at 8 pm in the church gym! We alternate weekly between volleyball and pickleball (equipment provided). Message or call Brock Martens at 204-330-5209 for more information. Proof of vaccination is required to participate as per public health orders.

Women's Ministry - Christmas Event

December 8th, 2021@7 p.m.

Senior's Christmas Banquet

Date: December 10, 2021
Time: 3:30 - 6:00
Entertainment by B-Side Apostles
Proof of Vaccination required
Tickets: $25.00

Please email Carole - if you would like to attend by December 6th.
Payment options:

  • E-transfer to indicating Senior's Banquet.
  • Sunday morning offering indicating Senior's Banquet.
  • Pay at the banquet.

Save  The Date:

Multiply Equipping Weekend! Feb 11-13 2022

MBCM together with Multiply will be providing mission equipping modules both online and in-person at several Manitoba church locations during the winter and spring of 2022. The missional content has been develoip0ed for our family of churches to explore how to be effective in both proclaiming and practicing the Gospel of Jesus locally and globally.  The first three modules are tentatively scheduled for January 21-23 (The Meeting Place), Feb 11-13 (FGMB) and April 22-24 (La Salle Community Fellowship)

Check out the video for more details. VIDEO


Volunteer Opportunities

Tech Support

We are in need of a couple of volunteers for audiovisual technical support in the Adult Sunday School gathering on Sunday mornings in the Heritage Room. If you are able to help out please contact the office

Sunday Services

We need volunteers to operate the cameras and also for the lyrics in our livestream services. No experience is necessary, we will provide all the training you may need.

Sunday Morning Kid Zone

We still need one more volunteer to be a small group leader for grades 1-4.  If you are interested please contact Pastor Ruth @

English Conversation Zoom Host Coordinator Needed!

The English Conversation group is looking for a Zoom Hosting Coordinator for the 2nd session starting January 12th. If you are interested please contact Carla Kehler @,  or Heather Therrien

Coffee Hosts

We need a few more volunteers to help out with our Coffee time Sunday Mornings.  If you are interested please contact Carole Clarke at


Financial Update

As of November 30:

  • pro-rated budget - $690,000
  • offerings - $543,748.10

*New. office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.There is no one in the office on the weekend, so if you need to be in touch, please do so before 4:00 PM on Fridays.



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Gathering Status

We have returned to a two-service format for our Sunday Worship Gatherings at Fort Garry MB Church. The first service at 9:30 a.m. will be open to everyone who is fully vaccinated. The second service at 11:00 a.m. will be open to everyone regardless of vaccination status. We will continue to have a Sunday morning Livestream Worship Service at 9:30 am on our Youtube channel.

Worship Gathering FAQ Sheet

We remain committed to taking a cautious approach to reopening and will continue the use of masks for all persons attending our indoor worship gatherings as recommended in the current health orders. Our staff and Church Council leadership will continue to monitor and discern an appropriate response in the coming weeks as circumstances continue to change.

Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 9-4. However, we do still recommend that you email or call ahead as some staff may be out of the office. Please contact the church office for further information regarding the use of the church facility for meetings or activities.