Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have financial margin? To know that you are thriving with your money not just surviving? What would that look like for you? Can you imagine?

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Imagine…

  • Paying cash for your summer vacation.
  • Saving for your kids education, helping them graduate debt free.
  • The freedom to live generously and being able to support causes you care about.
  • Finally ridding yourself of the nagging debt that limits all you want to do.
  • Having a plan for retirement.
The Financial Learning Experience is an energetic, motivating and highly practical FREE two hour event where Joe Sangl, our guest speaker and author of “I Was Broke, Now I’m Not” will share with us his insights into financial freedom. Believe it or not, the Bible has a lot of practical things to say about how to handle money so it doesn’t handle you.
Over 300 people at Connexus have already learned how to live with financial margin by participating in the Financial Learning Experience, and the good news is it’s back Sunday, May 4th.

If you’ve never been and want to learn how to live with margin and live on mission,  don’t miss it. If you’ve been and want to head back to fine tune your financial plan…make sure you don’t miss it.
You can sign up today at….Financial Learning Experience 
Hope to see you on May 4 @ 6pm. Together we can learn how to live with margin and live on mission.

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So this is the biggest weekend of the Christian year, and I believe, the weekend that marks the biggest event in human history.

Chances are you’re gathering with friends and family this weekend. And finally, my guess is that you all have questions about why this weekend matters.

We’re going to tackle the two biggest questions people ask about Good Friday and Easter:

Why did Jesus have to die for my sins?

How can anyone prove that Jesus rose from the dead?

We’ll tackle those questions as honestly and deeply as we can this weekend.

And with that in mind. we want to make sure you know that you and your family are invited to our Easter Services here at Connexus! 

On Friday, we remember the death of Jesus with a special Good Friday service. The band has spent some extra time preparing to lead us in song, and we’ll celebrate communion together to remember the love Jesus has for us. Our Good Friday service begins at 10:00am at the Galaxy Cinemas in Barrie and Orillia. There’s more information about Good Friday here.

On Sunday, we’ll gather to celebrate the resurrection of JesusOur Easter Sunday services happen at 8:30 and 10:00 am at the Galaxy Cinemas in Barrie and Orillia. It’s a fantastic service to bring your family and friends to as we tackle the question of Jesus’ resurrection. There will be some special music and we’ll be celebrating baptism as well. You can find the details on Easter at Connexus here.
This weekend is an incredible opportunity for us to invite friends who wouldn’t find themselves at church otherwise. Easter is a time when most people are open to attending a church service. Since Easter is such an important weekend we have specially created these services with you and your unchurched friends in mind.
We’re excited to see all of you come out to our Easter Services.

 

Barrie Campus
Good Friday 10.00 am & Easter Sunday 8.30 and 10.00 am | Galaxy Cinemas, BarrieInvite your friend to Barrie here.

 

Orillia Campus

Good Friday 10.00 am & Easter Sunday 8.30 and 10.00 am | Galaxy Cinemas, Orillia

Invite your friend to Orillia here.

Hope to see you this weekend. We’re praying for our cities and for everyone who will be there this weekend!

Carey

Skeptics Wanted

Curious about Jesus but skeptical about Christianity?

We’ve designed this weekly series of messages just for you.

  • Doesn’t evolution disprove Christianity?
  • How can I really trust the bible?
  • Why on earth are Christians so judgmental?
  • How can Jesus be the only way?

These questions and more are top of mind for many when considering Chrisitianity, and for good reason. They’re important, and the apparent answers often seem to contradict the moral teachings of Jesus that so many look to as a hallmark of what is good. Why is that?

Last weekend in Barrie, and this weekend in Orillia we launched Skeptics Wanted, and on each week we’re engaging one of Christianity’s toughest questions.

You asked, and we listened. Bring your friends, and bring your questions.

It’s going to be another great weekend at Connexus Church.

Barrie Campus

Skeptics Wanted – Part 2 – How Can Jesus Be the Only Way to God? | Carey Nieuwhof

It’s pretty widely believed in our culture that there are many equally valid paths to God. To each his own. But Christianity makes a radical claim: that Jesus is the only way to God. Isn’t that far too exclusive? What about different cultures and different beliefs?

8.30 and 10.00 am | Galaxy Cinemas, Barrie

Invite your friend to Barrie here.

Orillia Campus

Skeptics Wanted – Part 1 – Can I Really Trust The Bible? | Carey Nieuwhof

Can you really trust a book that was written thousands of years ago by multiple authors? And even if it was helpful then, does the bible still have relevance now? The answers to this age old question may surprise you.

8.30 and 10.00 am | Galaxy Cinemas, Orillia

Invite your friend to Orillia here.

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You want the best for your teenager.

You want to see them grow into unique individuals who love, respect and help others.  You want to see them thrive at home, in school, and at church.  You want to see them grow in relationships with family, friends, and Jesus.

You are not alone in this.  We want to see that too.

Our biggest weekend in Student Ministry is coming up fast – MyLife Weekend!

The early bird deadline is TODAY!

April 25-26th (and 27th for high school students).  Click here to register today.

MyLife is designed to enable the several other people who care about your child the opportunity to pour into them in a positive way.  To share an abundance of love and influence, and to promote a growing relationship with Jesus.

Encouraging your child to succeed is not something you have to take on alone.

These 3 influences are here to help:

  1. Their Small Group Leader – Someone saying the same things a good parent would say.  Encouraging your child to take a step towards Jesus.  Another person walking alongside them to answer questions, give insight, and offer love.
  2. Their Peers – Other students walking in the same positive direction.  Asking the same questions, looking for the same answers.  A group of kids who can encourage, challenge, and support each other.
  3. The Rest of the Crew - Other adults and students giving up their time to create an irresistible weekend.  People opening their homes, driving students, cooking meals, setting the stage, planning games, delivering messages.  There is a whole team of staff, interns and volunteers working behind the scenes already dedicated to making this weekend a success for your child.

Your child doesn’t want to miss out on a weekend that is extremely helpful, potentially life-changing, and loaded with fun.

You want to keep an extra $20 in your pocket, SO…

Register by MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  To take advantage of our early bird deadline!

The cost is $105 before midnight tonight (April 7th)  when the price goes up to $125 until  our final deadline (April 17th)

 Register NOW, before its too late!

Skeptics Wanted

Skeptical of Christianity? This weekend is for you.

Chances are, you and your friends have questions about Christianity.

Hard Questions.

And important questions. After all, Christianity and the bible does make some pretty radical claims. Which leaves us with some challenging questions.

You wonder…can the Christian faith stand up to them, or is Christianity simply a matter of blind faith?

Starting this weekend in Barrie and next weekend in Orillia, we’ll directly address 9 of the toughest questions facing Christianity and present evidence and answers behind the Christian faith that many aren’t aware exists.

Skeptical? Perfect. Bring your friends, and your questions. We can wait to begin tackling them this weekend at Connexus.

Even if it doesn’t change your mind, it might open it.

Barrie Campus

Skeptics Wanted – Part 1 – Can I Really Trust The Bible? | Carey Nieuwhof

Can you really trust a book that was written thousands of years ago by multiple authors? And even if it was helpful then, does the bible still have relevance now? The answers to this age old question may surprise you.

8.30 and 10.00 am | Galaxy Cinemas, Barrie

Invite your friend to Barrie here.

Orillia Campus

Climate Change – Part 4 – Storm Clouds | Jeff Henderson

Is your past perfect? Are your present circumstances exactly what you want them to be? Likely, the answer to one or both of those questions is no. The good news is that even if you can?t change your past or your current circumstances, you can change something else. In this message, Jeff Henderson introduces us to the gift God offers that will drastically affect the climate you carry into your future.

8.30 and 10.00 am | Galaxy Cinemas, Orillia

Invite your friend to Orillia here.