Week of June 6-12, 2021.

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Origami fun at Outdoor Church

Did you enjoy learning some origami on Sunday during Outdoor Church? (Did it get a little damp?)

During our summer liturgy, after the Prayer of Confession, everyone is invited to write a prayer on one of two paper symbols: either a leaf shape to represent what you are cultivating, or a simple folded bird to represent what you are letting go.

Perhaps you felt a little fumble-fingered and would like to practice at home? Here are the instructions for the little bird Youtube link. It would be wonderful if someone has a photo of the prayer origami to share…

To launch us into the summer series, Angela shared “The Wisdom of the Fig Tree, by Lisle Gwynn Garrity of “A Sanctified Art”. This is a visual and spoken mediation on the parable of the fig tree in Luke 13:1-9. What does it bring up in you? Video link  (less than 4 minutes long)


Together @ Southpoint
Youth, In June

Got a question? Contact Katie (email)
Instagram: thechurchatSouthpoint

Order of the Phoenix
Zooms 6:00-7:00 pm
Tuesday, Jun 1, 15, 29

Fellowship of the Rings 
Zooms 6:30-7:30 pm
Tuesday, Jun 8, 22

Monday, June 14
Serving food, 4:30-6:30 pm
Cloverdale Community Kitchen
5337 180 Street

Project Climb, 6:00-8:00 pm
Friday, Jun 4

Hike, Everyone Welcome
Saturday, Jun 19

Zoom chat, 8:00 pm
Friday, Jun 25


Thanks to Brian O. and Art S. who are Southpoint’s representatives on June 9th to the (online) 124th AGM of The Convention of Baptist Churches of BC. They’ll be hearing reports from the Regional Advisory Team, Beulah Garden Homes, Keats Camp, and Carey Theological College, all of which are BC Convention ministries.

Southpoint Gathering Groups
These are designed also to show care and be neighbourly – let your group facilitators know that you’re limping a little. Let’s lift each other up. If you’re not sure to which GG you belong, contact Karin (email).


Sharing Cares

Here, we hold space particularly to hear the sorrow/worry in hearts of those whose journeys are right now hard. 

Grant Frewing

For news of Grant, who is in hospice, his photo, and an updated message from Loriane, visit here.  If you’d like to drop by his window at the hospice, please contact their son, Daryl (email).


Prayer Chain
If you have a confidential prayer need, please send it to the first link in the chain, John Hardy (email).
Prayer Circles 
Wednesdays: May 19, 26
6:30 pm, by Zoom
If you’d like to join, please contact Donelda by 6:00 pm for the link (email or text 604-613-3909)

Pastoral Care

If you’re needing to talk or to pray, or would like support to help you figure out what you need, our Pastoral Care Team is here for you:

Until Sat Jun 12 please contact
Nancy D. (email)

From Sun Jun 13 to Sat Jun 26:
Roland B. (email



Our summer invitation is to pay attention to God, our Master Gardener, and God’s actions in and around us. We invite God to unearth in us what lies fallow, what needs to be tended, and what needs to die for new life to emerge. We embrace the practise of cultivating and letting go using resources created by A Sanctified Art (website).

Jun 13 Zoom Church 
Speaker: Ruth Des Cotes
Cultivating who you are,
Letting go of ‘identity’

Luke 4:1-13

June 20 Outdoor Church
* Wear a mask
* Bring a chair/blanket and a summer liturgy

GGs at Kingfisher: Smith & Hubbard
GGs in Hardy yard: Neufeld & McDougall-Lade
GGs in Oger yard: Oger & Unrau/BJ

If an Outdoor Church needs to be cancelled (for Covid reasons, or due to inclement weather!) you will receive an email on Sunday morning by 8:30 am from Karin (office@southpoint.ca) to alert you.

Small Group Zoom is an option for those unable to attend an outdoor gathering. It is a time of fellowship and not a ‘led’ service. It will NOT replace Outdoor Church if weather cancels it.


Supporting Southpoint 

Your donation is so important – thank you for supporting the church in this time.

Pre-authorized debit (monthly or one-time) with our linked form. Cost to Southpoint is $0.50.

Paypal to the The Church at Southpoint. Cost is 3% of the donation. No Paypal account is required, only a credit card.

Charitable Impact Foundation.  Cost is 2.8% of the donation.

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