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Theme verse for 2017-2018 school year: Ephesians 2:10  "For we are God’s masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus to do good works,which God prepared in advance for us to do."

From Pastor Layne Kilbreath

2016

Volunteering in your community?

#CCSCommunity: On September 20 our Grade 7-12 students will spend the day building community in their Peer Advisory groups and serving the community. We'll help clean up Camp Chestermere and are hoping to re-roof the baseball shed at Optimist Park. We…

Peer Advisory Student-Led Devotions

Student and Teacher Survey

ES Leadership Conference

Palliser Regional Schools invited grade 4 - 6 students across the District to apply for their school's Leadership Team.  Here are our student's responses to the question: "List three to five things that the school is doing well.  Explain why."  …

HS Chapel

This past Friday the CCS High School Chapel hosted some Camps, YWAM and a Gap Year Program. Many of our students are off to University but we wanted to present faith formation opportunities that would help students learn about more about who God has…

Grade 6 Leadership

I had a great time thanking the Grade 6 Lunch Leadership group yesterday with Pizza and Bubble Soccer! These students provided many great examples of how to love the neighbour right in front of you throughout this year!

Run for Water Update

Just watched this amazing video from Run for Water. You dream your whole life about participating in something like this. And then your friend and daughter's teacher invites her on such a trip. Thank you Joline Olson for starting Run for Water Calgary…

Please continue to support the Funk's Spring Break Mission Trip in prayer

As many of you know the Funk's are in Zambia, Africa with Seeds of Hope. Please continue to keep their team in your prayers. You can find pictures of their trip on Facebook at Seeds of Hope Christian Ministry and read a blog entry about their trip at:…

Marit Cup 2016

What an amazing day at the Marit Cup!  We were honored by the McKenzie's, who joined us once again and by Mark Klassen, the recipient of Marit's pancreas and a kidney. Mark spoke to our students about the gift of life he received from Marit and dropped…

Marriage Conference

A Day together is a one day marriage course created by FamilyLife Canada.  It's a fun, yet real way to re-connect with your spouse.  You will likely delve into some serious issues, but at the same time laugh with well-timed comic relief.  There is…

Take MS Chapel Home

Today was an exciting day in Middle School Chapel!  In keeping with our vision to develop the gifts and passions of our students, High School Student Cassie delivered a passionate and personal message titled, "You Are More Than Enough."  Please ask…

My heart is full to see what God is doing in our school!

Here are three examples: First, thanks to a generous donor in our community, I'm excited to write that all of the Grade 9 and 10 students have participated in the Dwayne Peace Small Groups!  In all four groups this week there was the strong sense that…

#CCS Community

This morning some teachers and I gathered to pray for the families of the two boys who died in a horrific accident at COP this weekend, and the six others who were injured. Two of the injured are from Heritage Christian School. Please pray that God brings…

We Day GLOBAL

WE Day GLOBAL Chapel This past Friday, February 5, our Volunteer Team created a CCS WE-DAY (GLOBAL) in our secondary chapel.  Numerous students shared how they are "serving with the strength God provides" around the world (1 Peter 4:11).  All of us…

Concert on February 5!

Popaganda is a hip-hop/ spoken word artist and will be performing with Legacy One at Centre Street Church and I have 20 free tickets to give away!

You're Invited

‪#‎CCS‬ Community: Propaganda will be performing again with our friends from Legacy on February 5. This will be a great event for High School Students and Young adults. Centre Street Church, $20 tickets. Join if you can and invite your friends!…

Immigration

Immigration is a hot-topic today.  Many Christians are wondering what the Bible says about it and how we should think.  I don't have all the answers but really appreciated this sermon written by Mike Vanhofwegen.  Mike and I pastored together in California. …

January Secondary Chapel

With New Year's resolutions in mind, secondary chapel focused on Peter's New Start (Reinstatement) with Jesus in John 21:1-19.  If you get a chance ask your students to talk with you about how God is sometimes different than we expect. Here is the power…

910 lbs of Food!

Way to go Calgary Christian School! Your Christmas drive helped the Mustard Seed, Drop-In Centre and Food Bank. The 910 pounds of food to the Food Bank supports some of the people on this fact sheet and is living response to John 3:11: John answered,…

2015

O Giving Tree, O Giving Tree

  Way to go CCS Community: The space under our Giving Tree is filling up fast! Over half the angels have been taken. If you'd still like to make a donation, take an angel from the tree and and return the gift on the back by Friday at noon.

Up at the crack of dawn on December 11!

Very proud of this group of Calgary Christian School Jr/ Sr High volunteers who woke up at 5am this morning! They were part of the cheer team at the 14th Amble for Angus. Food and money donations from this 5 km race benefit the 140,000 people expected…

Passages Symposium

Please give us your feedback and input! Passages Symposium

Advent Activities

Many families and and Churches anticipate Jesus' birth with Advent activities.  Here is a link for an Advent Calendar Paper Chain that can help your family prepare for Christmas

And they're back safely ....

from Ethiopia!We're so thankful to God for the opportunity Mrs. O., Noelle and their team had to help with a water and school project in Ethiopia! And really thankful that they are home safe. Thank you for all your prayers and financial support!

Life's Challenges

Life's Challenges for Secondary School**Anonymous Survey** On November 2 & 3, 2015 Dwayne Peace of Life Synergy for Youth lead all our Grade 7 - 12 students in an Assembly, and some in Small Groups.  Please complete this survey and leave the responses…

Words of Comfort

As I look for comfort and courage in our world today I find these words helpful.  Some of you may recognize the author, Phil Reinders. I hope you find them helpful too! Read here.