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Newsletter November 30, 2023

Sunday gatherings at Cedar Park Church

Sunday Worship Service - December 3rd at 10:30am (1st Advent)
Join us for a time of worship, we will sing and pray together. Pastor Chris will be preaching on the sermon series - Ephesians. We also have Kids Church program for all children. 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:

Important: Church-in-Ministry Meeting - this Sunday Dec 3rd
We are going to have a short meeting this Sunday right after the service to vote on the bylaws amendments regarding CPC membership. It is important that all members of CPC to participate to meet the required quorum.


Upcoming events at Cedar Park Church


Christmas Movie Night and Potluck at CPC - Friday Dec 8 at 6pm
Gather your loved ones, cozy up, and join us for a heartwarming Christmas movie night at CPC. Complete with festive treats and holiday cheer. All are welcome! Please bring a dessert to share and invite your friends and family.

Invite people to come to the Christmas Movie Night


Christmas Eve Service at Cedar Park Church - (December 24 @ 4pm)
We have an update on our Christmas Eve Service, follow the link below for a short video clip from Pastor Chris:
Christmas Eve Service Update - YouTube
We are excited to gather for a joyful time of celebrating Jesus and the hope that we have in him through music, scripture, and candlelight.
Service starts at 4pm but come at 3:15pm for drinks and refreshments. We encourage you to use this opportunity to invite your friends, family, and co-workers.
Note: There will be no regular morning service this day

Invite people to the Christmas Eve Service at CPC


Men's Breakfast - Saturday Dec 16th
All CPC men are welcome to join our men's breakfast on Saturday Dec 16, 8:00am - 9:30am. Come join this great community, listen to our speaker, and enjoy delicious food and fellowship.

Invite all CPC men to join the men's breakfast


Ladies Coffee Time (last gathering before Christmas break)
All women of Cedar Park Church are invited to a weekly coffee time on Friday mornings at 10:00. We are meeting at L’aromas Bakehouse in Tsawwassen  (1202B 56th Street). Our last coffee time before Christmas break is this Friday December 1st, hope to see you there.

Invite CPC ladies to join the ladies coffee time on Fridays


Community news from Cedar Park Church


CPC Yard Clean Up
Cedar Park is getting ready for Christmas. As we are decorating inside, we are also looking for a few volunteers to help us clean up the church ground outside.
Date: Saturday December 9th
Time: 9am - 12 noon (rain or shine)
Bring your leaf blower if you have one.
We will provide coffee and donuts.
Please contact Jim Armstrong at if you have any questions. Hope to see you there, thanks.

Invite volunteers to help with yard cleanup at CPC


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 ministry.

October giving - $12,262
Year to date giving - $198,366
Year to date budget - $227,042

We are currently 12% behind our budget for the year. As we head towards the end of the year, please consider how you might be able to help us achieve this target.
Click on the button below to explore various ways to financially support the work of Cedar Park.


The Sharing Cupboard

The Sharing CupboardPlease drop off donations for The Sharing Cupboard into the wooden box in the church foyer.  Suggested items include:
Cans of Soup
Canned meat/fish
Granola Bars/Protein bars
Fruit cups
Cereal/oatmeal packs
Shelf-stable dairy and non-dairy beverages
We are also looking for a team of people that would check the cupboard periodically to restock items. If you would like to be part of this group of volunteers, please email Kristina Schierbecker at or chat with me. 


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

submit prayer requests to prayer chain


Witness in Cedar Park Church's life


Latino Workers Support Society

Latino Ministry

Migrant Workers Christmas Gift Bags
Let's bless our Latino brothers with a heartwarming gift bags filled with:
tooth brush, toothpaste, chap stick, deodorant, shaving cream, razer, body wash, shampoo, and a box of cookies or chocolates).
Please drop off the gift bags latest by Sunday Dec 10. Thank you!

Deadline to bring in Gift Bags Dec 10

We are also collecting winter coats, gloves, tuques, and scarves for them as well. You can drop off the items on Sundays or office hours (Monday-Thursday, 9-4pm).

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.

Latino ESL program
Wednesday evenings at Cedar Park Church.

Latino Weekly Bible Study
We host our Bible study at the church and in homes. If you want to be our host, please contact Jon Pelen.

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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