This newsletter will include the weekly blog from the pastor, upcoming events and requests that we are joining together in prayer for.
Apr28TueApril 28, 2020Heart Lake Baptist Church is starting a food pantry Ministry. We are so excited for this opportunity for us to be a Light in our community and be the hands and feet of Christ. The food pantry is a Ministry of Heart Lake Baptist Church, with support from REgeneration.We will start with one night per week, Thursdays from...
Apr21TueApril 21, 2020Follow the ark, for we have never been this way beforeJoshua 3:4This is a time of fear and uncertainty, never before experienced within our lifetime. An unprecedented time for most of us, yes, but not for the Church. While for most Canadians this may be our first experience with a pandemic, as the Church, we’ve been through this —...
Apr11SatApril 11, 2020 by Rob LewisHe is Not Here, He Has Risen! Has there ever been better news for humanity than this? I think not!Death could not hold Him in the grave as he arose victorious on the third day! Jesus was, is, and will be alive for all of eternity and for that we are forever grateful because as He lives, we too have everlasting life if we...
Apr1WedApril 1, 2020Regeneration Outreach (156 Main St. N) is open for meals for anyone in need. These are served in take out containers.We serve breakfast seven days a week From 8 to 9:30 am and lunch 11:30 to 12:30 Monday to Thursday.We have also transformed the Thrift Store (253 Queen Street E. into an emergency food bank....
Apr1WedApril 1, 2020Thank you for your prayers. I am writing to ask that you continue to pray for our doctors and nurses, cooks and housekeepers, and all those who are working in the healthcare system as we face this crisis. In addition to prayers, I have seen that the healthcare workers are really touched and appreciative when they receive messages of love and...
Sep27FriSeptember 27, 2019
Who is Jesus? Do You Know Him? Sermon Series
Matthew 16:15-17 (NIV) - 15"But what about you?" he asked.
"Who do you say I am?" 16Simon Peter answered, "You are the
Messiah, the Son of the living God." 17 Jesus replied, "Blessed
are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you
by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven.
Aug28WedAugust 28, 2019
Lessons from Heart Lake Baptist Church !! The past 3+ years have been incredible. This church has taught us so much and I am thankful that the Lord has allowed us to be here. I never thought I would end my pastoral ministry here in Ontario! Having pastored all my life on the East Coast, I never saw this one coming. ...
Aug14WedAugust 14, 2019
Did you know that Johann Sebastian Bach recognized early on in his career the need for God’s help ? Bach was a German composer and musician and composed many famous pieces. I love one of his quotes: “It’s easy to play ANY musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the...
Aug1ThuAugust 1, 2019
When I did my doctoral project I focused on the 8 components in every church: worship, instruction, fellowship, expression, communication, finances, human resources and buildings .
Human resources are key! Both paid staff and volunteers are vital to every church. We are blessed here at HLBC. I realize this year is a time of...
Jul25ThuJuly 25, 2019
When I was young (many years ago) I was taught that the mission field was a long long distance away – places like Africa, India, China etc. The world has changed and now the mission field is RIGHT HERE! Oh, there is still a need for people like Gerry & Barb Normand to show the love of Jesus Christ to people in...