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Newsletter August 24, 2023

Sunday gatherings at Cedar Park Church

Sunday Service - August 27th at 10:30am
This Sunday join us for a time of worship, we will sing and pray together.  Pastor Chris will continue preaching the sermon series on "Faith in Exile".
Our Kids Church program is taking a break in July and August, children 7+ years will stay in the service and we will provide fun activities packets.  We will have program for children age 2-6. Our nursery is open for parents with babies and toddlers.
For those who are unable to attend, recorded sermons are now available on CPC's YouTube channel:

Faith in exile written with image of a pyramid behind it


Upcoming events at Cedar Park Church


Inivte volunteers to do church yard cleanup

CPC Yard Cleanup - (Saturday August 26 at 9am, rain or shine!)
Our facility team will be doing yard cleanup on Saturday August 26th at 9am. It is a big job and we need volunteers. If you can spare a couple of hours, please come out to help. Bring tools and gloves for bush trimming and weeding if you have. We will have lunch together at Two Stones Restaurant afterwards. Hope you can join us, thanks.


Invite people to join women's bible study group

Women's Bible Study Group
Join women from several different churches coming together and growing through 1 Corinthians.
The study will take place from 9:30am - 11:00am on Wednesdays at Church on Five beginning September 13. To register, please contact the church office at 604-946-7410 or email



Invite people to join Family Festival at Cedar Park Church

Family Festival at Cedar Park
Families with children 12 and under are invited to this Festival on Saturday Sept 23 at 2-4pm. Lots of games and prizes. Invite your friends to join this fun event.
We also need a lot of volunteers to help out at the event. If interested, please sign up in the foyer or contact church office at 604-946-7410 or email


Children's Ministry

Looking For Junior Church Volunteers
Teachers and Helpers are needed for our Kids Ministry program for all groups (Pre-K, Grades K-3, Gr. 4+) 
If you are willing to help out, please contact 

or fill out the sign-up sheet in the Foyer.  Thank you!


Looking for community group leaders for Fall 2023

Looking for Community/LIFE Group Leaders
We are looking for leaders who will commit to a 6-8 week block this fall through a book of the Bible or a practical topic of Christian living (Rachel will assist with resourcing).
Ideally, we would want to have 2-3 groups that people could be a part of for growth and belonging.
If you are interested in group leadership, please reach out to

To find out more about Community Groups, watch this short video:


Community news from Cedar Park Church

Supporting Cedar Park
We are so grateful for all who worship at Cedar Park and so sacrificially give of a portion of their financial resources to support the budget.

July giving - $36,437
Year to date giving - $156,369
Year to date budget - $158,929
Click on the button below to explore various ways to financially support the work of Cedar Park.



Invite volunteers to join the Sunday Coffee Team

Sunday Coffee Team

Our Sunday Coffee will resume in September. We need volunteers to make coffee and bring in baked goods (homemade or store bought). It will only take you 30 minutes to set up and 30 minutes to clean up. If you are new to this ministry, training is provided. If you drop off your grocery receipts, we will reimburse you the expense for the store bought baked goods, milk and cream for the coffee. Please sign up in the foyer or contact church office at 604-946-7410 or email



The Prayer Chain
The Prayer Chain is a group of people at Cedar Park linked together by email, who are committed to praying, in their own time and place, for certain persons or concerns made known to them by the prayer chain coordinator. To submit a request to the prayer chain, contact Olga Nickel. You can also email a request to

Email requests are received by Olga before being sent to the members of the Prayer Chain who keep requests confidential.

Witness in Cedar Park Church's life


Freshwave serves the marginalized in the Vancouver downtown Eastside

Freshwave Ministries - Fundraising Golf Event
Support Freshwave Ministries by participating in their annual Nine & Dine Golf Classic on Tuesday September 12, 2023 at Nico Wynd Golf Course. 
Follow this link to find out more information:

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Invite people to join the Freshwave Fundraising Event

Freshwave Ministries partner with Cedar Park Church to provide meals, groceries, clothing & bedding, as well as social and spiritual support to the marginalized in the Vancouver downtown eastside neighbourhood.


Pictures of refugees with 'Refugee Resettlement Ministry' written over it

Refugee Resettlement Ministry
Church On Five is currently sponsoring the Nasimi Family who are Afghani refugees residing in Pakistan. If you are interested in becoming involved with Refugee Resettlement Ministry, please email


Invite people to support the Latino Ministry

Latino Workers Support Society
Soccer Tournament 2023
When: on Sundays throughout July and August
Where: Delta Secondary School soccer field in Ladner (address: 4615 51 Street, Delta, BC V4K 2V8)
Time: 4pm - 7:30pm
Please come to cheer for the teams and have lots of fun!! This is a great opportunity to connect with our Latino friends from different greenhouses.

Latino Worship Service at Cedar Park
Our Spanish Worship Night is on the first Saturday of each month at Cedar Park Church. Service starts at 7pm.  All are welcome to join the service.

Learn more about Jon and Kim's ministry and explore how to support this good work: 



Donations contributing to this Ministry can be made through online at the link below.

Please select project code "Guatemala A1 (Jon & Kim Pelen)"



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