Prayer Chain Requests: Please e-mail your prayer requests to prayermaranatha@yahoo.ca or call Barb Huiskamp (613-393-1585).

Our Church Family: Condolences to Jack & Fran Dunford and family on the passing of Jack’s dad on June 3. the funeral will be held today at Bush Funeral Home, 80 Highland Avenue, at 1:30pm. Congratulations to Adam & Erin Stickland on the birth of their baby girl Aubrey Joy this past Friday. Congratulations to Dave & Emily Lasher as they celebrate their 25th Anniversary on Tuesday.

This Morning we celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion. All who have publicly confessed the Lord Jesus Christ and are seeking to live out that commitment in repentance and faith are warmly invited to join in our celebration.

Dark Blue “Meet and Greet Today: Please note that if you sit in the Dark Blue section, your “Meet and Greet” is TODAY. Please come join with your Section Leaders, Joe & Teresa Veenstra, to enjoy a time of refreshments and connection…from noon until 1pm in the Youth Hall.

Summer Connections: As programs wind down for the summer, you may be looking for a place to stay connected. Check out the Summer Connections insert in the bulletin. This is the last week to sign up.

Maranatha Seniors: Our annual barbecue will be held on Thursday, June 15, at Gary & Greta Heuving’s place at 228 Golf Course Road, Stirling. Coffee at 10am and lunch at 12:30pm. This year we would like each person to give $5/person to cover the cost of food. All seniors are welcome! Please bring a lawn chair, a smile and some sunshine. Please RSVP by June 12, so we know numbers, to Greta, 613-395-2314, Dineke, 613-779-8766 or Grace, 613-969-1383.

Thank You to all the drivers who took their time and effort to get me to my dialysis appointments in Kingston on time every week. It is greatly appreciated and I feel the love of being in community. I start dialysis in Belleville on Monday, June 19. Praise God, He is good! Thanks again, Jean Couperus.

Evangelism Seminar Maranatha is hosting a ReAwaken seminar on evangelism on Wed., June 21 from 9am to 1:30pm with two speakers on keeping young people in the church and how churches are growing by evangelism in Canada. The seminar is free, although a donation is suggested. Online registration is required, for more information see bulletin insert.

Christian Courier: A bi-weekly Christian publication, is available free today at the Information Desk. CC is an award-winning, independent, Canadian newspaper that seeks to inspire all to participate in God’s renewing work within his fallen creation. CC’s 2017 Rooted & Growing Donation Appeal has received a $5,000 matching grant for any donation made until July 31. To help support CC’s redemptive journalism ministry through a tax-deductible donation or to subscribe, visit christiancourier.ca.

Maranatha Blooms: A big thank you to all the gardeners and helpers who stepped up and got the gardens cleaned up planted over the last couple of weeks while I was sick. However, now that they are all planted, unfortunately the weeds WILL return…and we are really in need of 5 more gardeners who can commit to weekly weeding and maintenance so that the gardens will again be a blessing to us and the community as they grow. If you can help, please call me at 613-477-3197. Thanks again Ann.

YFC Masterpiece Performing Arts Camp: Join us July 10-14 for this year’s YFC Masterpiece Performing Arts Camp. Camp runs daily from 8:30-4pm. Open to students in the Quinte region who are in or entering Grades 3-8! Each day includes opening and closing sessions as well as theme based instruction from teachers skilled in music, drama, dance and fine art. Snacks and Lunch are provided. On the last day of Camp, parents and family members are invited to attend a punch reception and demonstration of the talents of the campers. Cost is $130 per student! That is $26 per day for training, snacks, lunch, FUN and a t-shirt. For more information contact Sarah Riemersma or look online at qyfc.com/masterpiece.html. Space is limited so register online today!