Today's Word of Life from Romans 8:7-8 - Our desires fight against God, because they do not and cannot obey God’s laws. If we follow our desires, we cannot please God.


Public Service Announcements


Creation Ministries International, will be at Bethel Community Church in Barrie for Biblical Creation May 24. Richard Fangrad is the speaker and summarizes support for Biblical Creation and responds to audience questions. A freewill offering will be taken and begins at 7:30pm. 705-722-5221


Springvale Church in Stouffville is hosting #ShesNotForSale May 26. It is a free event and they are looking to raise awareness and pray for action. Event will run from 7-9pm. 905-887-5651  


Women's Coffee Hour Executive is holding Unionville Women's Coffee Hour at Markham Missionary Church May 27. There will be Inspirational speakers and special music and is a way of Encourage women in their walk with the Lord. Cost is $6 and begins at 9:30am. 905-640-4325 


Partners International Canada will hosting Faith Rising: The Church Responding in the Middle East at Grace Church in Newmarket May 27. It is a free event, and is meant for Canadian chuches to come together and hear from two representatives from Lebanon. Event will begin at 7pm. 905-458-1202 


Timothy Christian School in Barrie is holding the TCS Annual Golf Tournament at National Pines Golf Club in Barrie May 27. The cost is $150 per golfer. The tournament is a fundraiser for the school, and will inlcude a light breakfast, BBQ lunch and other activities. 7am Breakfast, 8am Shotgun start. 705-726-6621 


Simcoe County Suicide Awareeness Council is taking place May 28 at the Sheba Shrine Club in Barrie, and is being presented by the Simcoe County Suicide Awareeness Council. The walk is meant to bring attention to the issue and to raise funds for the program which is meant to help those struggling in our community. Registration for the walk begins at 10:30am. 705-326-9941


Perennial Plant Sale at Rhema Christian School in Peterborough May 28. The plant sale is a school fund raiser, but also a way to reconnect with community members and those who have shopped at the sale in the past. The sale is rain or shine and will run from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 705-743-1400 


The Freedom to Learn Conference is being held May 28 at Fleming College and is being hosted by the Kawartha Area Christian Home Educators. Everyone is invited to join us for a day full of learning about equipping our children and youth to know why they believe what they believe.


Tri City Chorus May 29 at 7pm at Jubilee Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Stayner. 100 men singing in harmony.Free will offering will be take up to support the work of The Door in Clearview. 7054283733


Christian Schools of York Region & South Simcoe are hosting a Christian Education Information Night at Victory Baptist Church in Newmarket May 31. The event will run from 7pm to 9pm and will allow Christian Parents to see their Christian School options in York Region and South Simcoe. 9052526104 


Trinity Grace Academy Fundraising Team is holding their Annual Golf Tournament Jun 4 at Olivers Nest Golf Club in Oakwood. The tournament is meant to raise funds to help with the operation cost of the school. Event begins at 7am. 905-985-3741 


Gigantic Garage Sale at Calvary Community Church in Barrie Jun 4. Vendor spaces are available for $25 a table, and all vendor space proceeds go toward Dominican Republic Missions 2016. The sale will run from 8:00am - 2:00pm. 705-737-0079 


Trinity United Church in Uxbridge is holding the 46th Annual Tour of Homes event Jun 4. This self-guided tour will take you through various homes in the rolling countryside of Uxbridge Township as they raise funds for various charities. Cost for the tour is $20, and will run from 12 noon - 5 p.m. 905-852-6213 


The Congregation of St.Giles Anglican Church in Barrie is holding their Annual Yard & Bake Sale with Blessing of the Bikes Jun 4. 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. 705-726-8336 


Northwest Barrie United Church is hosting the 18th Annual Spring Melodies event Jun 4. Everyone is invited to join for an evening of music, fun and laughter! Admission $12 Children 11 & under $5 and begins at 7pm. 705-734-3700 


Teen Challenge will be hosting the Ontario Women's Speaking Team at Bethel Community Church in Barrie Jun 5. Everyone is encouraged to come and hear a dynamic presentation by Teen Challenge, featuring students sharing their amazing stores of freedom from addiction. Presentation begins at 10:30am. 705-722-5221 


Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network in Stouffville is hosting the 20th Anniversary Butterfly Release and Family Picnic at Bruce's Mill Conservation Area Jun 5. Registration is free, however butterflies are $35. The main goal is to provide a comforting, and memorable experience for those grieving the loss of a baby. 11 am - 3 pm. 905-909-0681 x 5327 


Barrie Concert Band presents Gershwin! Jun 11 at Hi-Way Church in Barrie. They are looking to raise funds so they can continue to offer free concerts in the community. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 Seniors & Students, Under 5 free. Showtime is at 7:30pm. 705-481-1607 


Streethope Peterborough is holding their 7th Annual Golf tourny at The Quarry Golf Club in Ennismore Jun 11. Cost is $80, and their goal is to raise funds while having a round of golf and hopefully bring people to Jesus in the process that day as well. Tournament will begin at 8:30am. 705 768 5550/ 705 8689033  


Barrie Free Methodist Church is holding their 2nd Annual Community Yard Sale Jun 11 from 7:30 am - 12 Noon. Spaces are still available, and all the proceeds from the space rentals is going to various charities. 705-737-2113 


The Amusing Tour, with Leland Klassen and Dan Macaulay Jun 15 at 7:00 pm at The Pinestone Resort, Haliburton. :  $20 per person and are available at Master's Bookstore, Haliburton, The Pinestone Resort and by calling 705-457-4673. All proceeds are going to The Highlands Community Pregnancy Care Centre


Pick'n in the Park Jun 18 at the gazebo in downtown Stayner. Event will run from 11-5pm and everyone is invited to attend BBQ and a wide variety of of musical styles and groups. 7054283733 


Gospel Music in the Park at Aurora Town Park on Wells Street Jun 28. It's meant to be an inspirational  time for our community + help Hospital & Sally Ann. The event will run from 7:pm - 905 7131665 


First Christian Reformed Church of Barrie is hosting Vacation Bible School July 4-8. It's $20/ Child or $50/ Family and is an opportunity for kids JK to grade 6 to encounter the gospel of Jesus Christ and to have a blast! The camp runs from 9AM - 12PM. 705-734-9166 


Ovarian Cancer Canada is holding their Walk of Hope Sept 11 at the Southshore Community Centre in Barrie. It is a free event, but they are looking to raise funds and awareness for families going through ovarian cancer. The walk will run form 8:30am - 12pm, and is open to everyone. They are also looking for those interested in volunteering or joining the committee. 705-716-9183 


There's a Kid's Closet Children's clothing Exchange every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month
at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Keswick. 11am-Noon. (905 476-3491)


Come to The Landing Thursdays at Newmarket Community Church in partnership with Celebrate Recovery.  A weekly outreach program which aims to equip teens with the tools needed to overcome life's struggles.  3:45-5:30pm.(905-836-7251)

Barrie Healing Rooms is inviting all every Wednesday from 130-330pm to recieve healing and prayer. 80 Bradford Street. (705 431-8575)

Praise and Worship Songs will be presented by Vision of Love Ministry during the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of the Month, during the 5pm Mass at St.Aidan's Church Scarborough. (647-977-7403,


Join the Peas in a Pod Mom & Tots Group at First Baptist and Redeemer City Church in Orillia. $2 per month or $24 per year.  930am-11am.(705-326-3800)


Can't make it to church on Sunday morning? Join us for mid-week service!  Bradford Community Church at 7pm on Thursdays. ( / Pastor Shane & Becky Fitch ,
905 775-9268 )

Omemee Christian Outreach Welcomes all to join them for dinner, praise and worship and enlightening speakers each Monday evening at Coronation Hall Omemee beginning at 6pm. Free. (Harry Peeters 705-799 -7335)

Come to the St. Giles Thrift Store at St. Giles Presbyterian Church Peterborough every 1st Saturday of the month. All items $2 each.  9am-noon. (705 742 1883 or contact Diana Houghton at


Come to the Community Free Supper at Dundalk Wesleyan Church, presented by Southgate Community Connection, every 3rd Monday Night of the Month.  530-730pm.  (519-923-2374 or )


There's a Free 5pm Supper and Worship Service at The Country Gospel Church in Dundalk on the last Sunday of every month. (519-923-3523)


The Chaverim Christian Youthband is in need of singers and musicians. Ages 11-18. Email or call 705-721-9017


Come to Friday Night Singles Bible Study at Bethel Community Church Barrie. 7:15pm. (705-321-0863 ; Scott Pearson ;


Bethel Community Church is also hosting a "Caring Ear" support group for Folks living with Mental Illness every Wednesday.  6:30pm. (Contact Christopher Macinnis


Join Celebrate Recovery 12 step program at Klages Mill in Chesley every Monday. $2 supper every 2nd Monday of the month. 7-9pm. (519-363-5414 or 519-363-5709)


Speak French? You're invited to a French Evangelical Christian Assembly Service on Saturdays at 11am on the 2nd floor of Mapleview Community Church in Barrie. (


Come to the Encounter Center in Peterborough's Prayer room from 10am-2pm Tues-Fri. 191 Sherbrooke Street. Free. (705-874-5608)

The Bible for Missions Thrift Store in Barrie is now open at their new location on Big Bay Point Road and are looking for volunteers. If you have a few hours per week to help please contact them at 705-797-1587. Donations of lightly used clothing, household items and furniture are also welcomed.


Free Stuff for Daily Needs in Gravenhurst is fundraising to buy a 6 thousand dollar shipping container to hold and process donations of household items.
They assist over a thousand families in Muskoka/Parry Sound.
( or 705-687-4309 )


The Canadian Cancer Society Holland River Unit  is looking for volunteer drivers to take part in a program that drives York Region cancer patients from the hospital in Newmarket, to other medical facilities, for example, in Toronto.  They serve not only Newmarket Cancer patients, but also those in Georgina, Bradford, East Gwillimbury, Aurora, Richmond Hill, and King. (905-830-0447 ext 3836)


The Salvation Army Food Bank in Huntsville is in need of the following items: healthy snacks for kid's lunches, cereal, peanut butter and jam. Donations can be dropped off at Salvation Army Family Services or Church on Mary Street. Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am-12p, and 1-2:35pm. (705-789-3398)


BEREAVEMENT GROUP - Collier Street United Church in Orillia is offering support and hope in a group for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. The program runs for 10-12 weeks, dates and times to be arranged, and it is free of charge. For more information, please contact Collier Street United Church at 705-726-1511.

 For The Week Of May 21, 2016
1. Tell Your Heart To Beat Again - Danny Gokey
2. Say The Word - United
3. Trust In You - Lauren Daigle


 For The Week Of May 21, 2016
1. Spark - Matthew Parker
2. Believer - Capital Kings
3. Who We Are - 5ive