Being a church calls us to engage with one another outside of Sunday mornings as we strive to grow in faith together and involve ourselves with what God is up to in our world. There are a number of ways to get involved with our community throughout the course of the week, and we would love to have you join us.
“God means to do something with us, and he means to do it in community. We are in on what God is doing, and we are in on it together.” – Eugene Peterson
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One of the best ways to grow in faith and go deeper in your relationships with others is to get involved with Elevation’s Mid-Week Groups. To get involved with an existing group click here.
Currently we are undertaking a big relaunch of small groups- if you are interested in being equipped to lead a small group or if you have questions or are interested in joining a group, fire an email off to Graham Watson and he will connect with you!
Every week, a group of parents and caregivers and their little ones get together at 22 Willow for ‘Sticky Fingers‘ – a time of play for the kids and conversation for the grown-ups!
To receive updates, request to join the Elevation Parents facebook group. Feel free to drop in, or for more info, email Kristyn.
And to learn more about what we have going on for children on Sunday mornings, please check out our Kids’ Quest guide.
We believe that the Youth of our church not only represent our bright future, but are a key part of who we are today. We are encouraged by their increasing participation in the life of our church and are committed to investing in them as they grow in life and faith.
On Sunday Mornings- our JR (gr. 6-8) and Sr. (gr. 9-12+) stay for the whole church service, and then have their own discussion tables at the back of the gym during discussion time.
For all other youth group info such as program nights, calendars, and special weekend events, check out the Youth page here.
The church is the bridge where scripture and people meet…A faithful church, determined to live by the truth, allows the Bible to breathe again, permits scripture to blossom within its native habitat.– Stanley Hauerwas & William Willimon
Each month we have a different member of our Elevation community facilitating a month long Bible Study, based on a different book or theme in Scripture. Click here to see what’s coming up
On any given Sunday you’ll notice a number of Students and Young Adults who are part of our community. They are such an important part of who we are!
As a way of helping people connect, we host a monthly lunch for Students and Young Adults, typically on the first Sunday of each month. This is a great place to engage in some good conversation and fill your stomach at the same time! Everyone is welcome.
We have recently introduced a new monthly connection for Students and Young Adults called Human Beans. On the third Thursday of each month, we host an evening of coffee and conversation about what it means to be human at Seven Shores Cafe on Regina Street. The event starts at 7:00pm and features a brief talk by a local professor and $1 lattes and americanos! Follow us on Instagram @humanbeans_cafe.
To get on Elevation’s email list or if you have questions, fire a note off to Helen.
It’s our desire to help create an environment at Elevation in which marriages both get off on the right foot and continue to develop and flourish through the years. We are committed to developing a culture of communication, as we affirm the value of inviting other couples to both encourage and challenge us in our marriages.
A prime example is Marriage Mentoring, where a more experienced couple invests in a less experienced couple to help them navigate the marriage journey. If you’re interested in becoming a mentor, or in having someone mentor you, contact Brandon Malo.
Just as God expressed His love by coming to live with us, we want to be a life-giving presence in our community and the wider world, living out Jesus’ values within our natural spheres of influence.
The Mission team is a group of people from Elevation who want to support local and global mission. Our mandate is to support mission initiatives of our people locally, nationally and internationally, and to connect the congregation with opportunities to learn, serve, and give. We seek to inspire and empower active, generous involvement in the world around us. We encourage church members to get involved in existing service organizations and member initiatives, to share food and friendship with neighbours, and to explore Jesus’ life and message.
Elevation Women’s Ministry has been launched in hopes of creating a greater sense of community and belonging amongst all women who call Elevation home. It is our hope that gathering together as women will build strong connections with each other, our community and our world as we participate in fun and meaningful activities.
For more information about recent or current events, click here.
If you have any questions about an upcoming event or have suggestions for future events, please email firstname.lastname@example.org