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Theme Verse for 2016 - 2017
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
From Pastor Layne Kilbreath
Concert on February 5!Posted on Feb 2 2016
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 InvitedPosted on Jan 25 2016
#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!…
ImmigrationPosted on Jan 18 2016
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 ChapelPosted on Jan 11 2016
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!Posted on Jan 5 2016
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,…
O Giving Tree, O Giving TreePosted on Dec 15 2015
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!Posted on Dec 14 2015
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…
Advent ActivitiesPosted on Nov 25 2015
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 ....Posted on Nov 24 2015
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 ChallengesPosted on Nov 19 2015
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 ComfortPosted on Nov 17 2015
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.
Passages Symposium! Student Picks...Posted on Nov 13 2015
CCS Secondary Students, if you missed selecting speakers for the November 27 Symposium today you can use these attachments. Download and complete the Student Picks sheet and give it to Pastor Layne ASAP. Passages - Speakers Passages - Student Choices
And they're off!Posted on Nov 12 2015
... to Ethiopia The day is finally here, Mrs. Olson and Noelle are headed to Ethiopia today! Thanks to the kind efforts of many of you, they're going with over $16,000 for the Water and School Projects in Edega Kedam. Please keep them both, and the whole…
Justice Film FestivalPosted on Nov 4 2015
NOV 18 - 22, 2015 I'm often asked for for resources to help families live out their faith. This year's FREE Marda Loop Justice Film Festival (in Calgary) begins with films that will raise awareness on justice in our world. Some of these films are required…
Happening right nowPosted on Nov 2 2015
Please join me in praying for our Calgary Christian School Secondary students today and tomorrow as we listen to Dwayne Peace of Life Synergies for Youth.
WE DayPosted on Oct 27 2015
Thanks for all your prayers for We Day today. Nine Calgary Christian School students are being encouraged and challenged along with 16,000 others to make the shift from me to we! WE DAY in the news!
ReformationPosted on Oct 26 2015
600 years ago Martin Luther renounced some of the practices of the Church in his Day, like the selling of indulgences to pay for sins. This Friday, the Calgary Christian School Secondary students will celebrate Reformation Day in our Chapel by answering…
Teacher's Convention!Posted on Oct 22 2015
Please join me in praying that God encourages and energizes all the teachers who are part of the PCCE (Prairie Centre for Christian Education) at this year's convention going on right now in Calgary!
Prayer BreakfastPosted on Oct 15 2015
This morning I was privileged to take in the Leadership Prayer Breakfast with these CCS students and Ms. Bock. #ccscommunity
Taking Chapel HomePosted on Oct 2 2015
Yesterday at the Elementary Chapel we talked about speaking the very (encouraging) words of God.We looked at Barnabas and even had a few of the students share times when they have been encouraged. Please ask your child:1) Who has encouraged you and…
CCS Verse 2015-2016Posted on Sep 30 2015
As many of you know, our theme verses for this year, includes the very challenging line: If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God.” For me, these words bring to mind times I haven’t spoken God’s words with…
Taking Chapel Home (or to Ethiopia)Posted on Sep 25 2015
Today's chapel highlighted how God is using one of our teachers and students to make this world a better place and to serve with the strength God provides (Theme Verse, 1 Peter 4:10-11). The project is to build a school and bring water to a village…
This could be a great night for any 14-19 year-oldsPosted on Sep 23 2015
This event will be a combination of great music & RZIM speakers taking open mic questions & giving short presentations on topics like Why Truth Matters, Why Christianity is Unique, Is Anything Worth Believing?, and more. Former comedian and radio DJ,…
Power Outage Produces Some Powerful Student WordsPosted on Sep 22 2015
During the power outage today, Mrs. Her recommended that we have students watch this film at Emmanuel Church: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ_tDVNLrnAIt was amazing to hear three students share some powerful reactions before we left the Church: I…