Weekly Update – October 12, 2017

To sign up for upcoming events, or for more information, please click the links below.


English Conversation Circle – Wednesdays, October 18-November 29; 7:30-9:00pm. – A free eight week program for newcomers to Canada to learn and practice English. Child care provided. Multi-cultural Potluck; December 6th, 6:30 to 9:00 pm. For more information contact the church office (204-489-3875).

Newcomers Lunch –  Sunday, October 15; 12:30 pm –  New to Whyte Ridge Baptist Church?  Join us following the second service in the lower auditorium for a complimentary lunch and to connect with others from the church! Contact: Pastor Doug Friesen (204-997-6659).  Register online here.



Women’s Ministries – An Inductive Bible Study by Kay Arthur –  Mondays; 7:00 – 9:15 pm – This easy-to-learn method will transform your personal study time.  Contact: Barb Brewer (204-807–5846).  Register online here for Exodus (Mondays, Sept 11–Nov 27) and Deuteronomy: (Mondays, Dec 4–Feb 5) sessions.

Adult Bible Study – Revealing the Mysteries of Heaven by Dr. David Jeremiah – October 5 – December 7 (1st / 3rd Thursday); 10:00 – 11:30 am The most important questions Christians have about their future eternal home. Five video sessions.  Contact: Pastor Doug Friesen (204-997-6659). Register online here.

Experiencing God Day by Day – A Church-Wide 63 Day Adventure – Starting Sunday, October 8. Devotional books available in the foyer for $2. For additional information, contact Pastor Doug (204-997-6659).

Book Club – Saturdays, October 14, November 11, December 9; 7:00-8:3pm;meet at 135 Apple Hill Rd. Book to be decided at first meeting. Register online hereContact Emmie Dryjski / 204-487-4788.

LifePath Seminar – Understanding Your Story with Christ – October 19, 26, November 2; 7:00-9:00pm.   Three sessions designed to help you grow in your understanding of your story with God through a variety of reflective exercises. Registration deadline: October 17. Contact: Pastor Doug.  Register here.

Women’s Ministries –  Women’s One Day Fall Retreat – Saturday, October 21; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm – Lessons for Wholehearted Living featuring guest speaker Carolyn Klassen.  Register here.

Men’s Ministries – Men’s Breakfast – Saturday, October 28; 9:00-11:00am – Pastor Terry, Pastor Kevin Klassen and Steve Morris sharing: Authentic Brotherhood: Pursuing Spiritual Friendship. Cost: $5. Register here. Registration deadline: October 25. Contact: Pastor Doug.

Growing in Grace Lunch—Thursday, November 9; 12:00pm – Get out your cruise wear for our cruise day! There will be a scrumptious buffet of all your favourite cruise soups, salads, entrees and delectable desserts. Following lunch we will play games, including skipbo, crokinole and more. Best costume prizes will presented. Register here. Contact: Bonnie Tholl.

 Visit our LifePath Ministries page for additional information:  whyteridgebaptist.ca/LIFEPATH


INTERACt (Young Adults) – INTERACt meets at the church on the first and third Wednesdays of the month; 7:30-9:00 pm. Join us for bible study, discussion, music. Contact:  Pastor Kevin Schular.

YOUTH MINISTRIES – 4HG (Grades 6 to 12)

4HG (Grades 6 to 12): Monday, October 16; 7:00pm.—9:00 p.m. In House – Meet at the church for a time of worship, games  & snacks. Contact: Pastor Kevin Schular.  Register for 4HG online here and complete the Letter of Consent for Transportation here.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES – SONSeekers (Nursery to Grade 6)  

Parenting Christian Kids – The latest issue – and back issues – of the Parenting Christian Kids Newsletter are available online.


Ushers are needed for both Sunday morning services. If you would like to serve in this way please contact Emmy Dryjski (204-487-4788).


Our condolences to John Giesbrecht; Janet passed away on Monday after a lengthy struggle with heart-related issues. Please be in prayer for John and for the family.

Visit our Prayer Wall online to post your prayer request:  whyteridgebaptist.ca/PRAYER


Beyond the “Creation” vs. “Evolution” Debate – This lecture is an introduction to professional terminology, science-religion dialogue, and various views on origins. Speaker: Denis O. Lamoureux is an Associate Professor of Science and Religion at St. Joseph’s College in the University of Alberta.  Contact: Patrick Franklin.

  • Thur Oct 12, 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Room 118, St. John’s College, University of Manitoba
  • Friday Oct 13, 10 AM – 12 Noon – Lecture Theatre, Providence University College / 7:00 – 9:00 PM –
    Steinbach EMC, 422 Main St., Steinbach, MB (same lecture in each location)

Meadowood Manor Foundation:  Chaplaincy Support Dinner & Concert – Saturday, October 21, 2017;  6:00 pm – Location: Waverley Church, 2171 Waverley Street.  Tickets are $25.00 each and available from Tom Suffield and Dave Jenkinson until October 15.

Union Gospel Mission Banquet – Saturday, October 14; noon & 6:30pm at North Kildonan MB Church, 1315 Gateway Rd. Tickets: 204-943-9904 ext. 226.

Youth For Christ Fundraising Banquet—October 24 ; 6:30-9:30 pm. – Come and hear Wilma Derksen’s challenging and inspiring story of forgiveness. Location:  – RBC Convention Centre.  For addtional information – or for tickets – contact Tracey Nickel (204-669-4205 x210).

Crisis Pregnancy Centre Autumn Celebration of Hope—Nov. 2; 7:00 pm – Fort Garry Hotel; Call 204-772-1923  for tickets.

Join the “Call for Conscience” – Join the “Call for Conscience” and write directly to your MLA asking them to support Bill 34.

Evangelical Fellowship of Canada – Learn about key issues facing our culture, and think through how biblical principles apply in these areas. Click here for additional information.

Right Now Media Now Available for FREE to All Whyte Ridge Baptist Church attendeesClick here to register online to receive your FREE membership!

Ways to give at Whyte Ridge Baptist Church:  For those who are looking for a way to give to the mission of Whyte Ridge Baptist Church, details are now available online:

Visit our ‘Ways to Give’ page online: whyteridgebaptist.ca/GIVE

WRBC Online Church Directory – If you have not received an email invite and are a member attend regularly attend at WRBC and would like to be part of the WRBC Online Directory, please click here..  Click here for additional information.

Login to the WRBC Directory:  whyteridgebaptist.ca/DIRECTORY

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