Prayer Chain Requests: Please e-mail your prayer requests to prayermaranatha@yahoo.ca or call Barb Huiskamp (613-393-1585).
Our Church Family: Congratulations to Lottie Bell as she celebrates her birthday on Monday. Congratulations also to Charlie & Annie Burghgraef as they celebrate their 55th Anniversary on Friday. Tom Collyer was hospitalized this past week at KGH.

Tonight 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.

Get Your Tickets! Get your tickets for Saturday night, Nov. 25 as we celebrate with Pastor John and Michelle on his retirement after 32 years here. The Saturday night event will start at 6pm with appetizers with a program at 7pm to about 9pm. The event is free but tickets are required for numbers for the caterer. Also plan to join us 10am Sunday morning, Nov. 26 for Pastor John’s farewell service.

Purple Section “Section Gathering” Today: Please note that if you sit in the Purple section, your “Meet and Greet” is TODAY. Please come join with your Section Leaders, Dirk & Hermien Hogewoning, to enjoy a time of refreshments and connection….from noon till 1pm in the Youth Hall.

Dark Blue “Section Gathering” Next Week: Please note that if you sit in the Dark Blue section, your “Meet and Greet” is Sunday, Nov. 19. Please come join with your Section Leaders, Joe & Teresa Veenstra, to enjoy a time of refreshments and connection…from noon till 1pm in the Youth Hall.

New Address: Vance Nelson is now at 136-7 Aldersgate Drive, Belleville, ON, K8P 4W9. Phone remains the same.

Fall Congregational Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 7:30pm in the chapel. Information materials will be in mailboxes next week.

New Phone Number: Arny Wereley’s number is now 613-847-7976.

Christmas Dinner for Seniors on Saturday, Dec. 2 at noon for anyone 65 years and over. Served by our deacons and benevolence team members.

Choir: I would like to form a choir for the Christmas Eve Candlelight service. There will be four Wednesday practices, which will start Nov. 29, at 7pm in the chapel. If you are interested there will be a sign up sheet at the info desk. If you have any question please talk to Roberta or email her at raluttjeboer@gmail.com

Operation Christmas Child: Boxes and pamphlets are available in the foyer. The boxes need to be returned the week of Nov. 13-19. Looking for volunteers to receive boxes back that week. Nov. 13-17 from 5-9pm, and Saturday, Nov. 18 from 8am-5pm. Please contact Sylvain Champagne 613-962-2135 if you are available to help on any of those days.

Surviving The Holidays: The holidays can be a very difficult and painful time if you are grieving the loss of a loved one. GriefShare’s, “Surviving The Holidays” can be a great benefit to you. This two-hour seminar and discussion is filled with helpful suggestions as well as wise and caring counsel by our facilitators to help you go through this challenging time. This will be held here at Maranatha on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2pm. There is a $5 fee for the workbook. There are only 30 spots available. Please note, there is no nursery! Please call the office 613-962-2062 to register or talk to or call Ken VanSchelven 613-779-1253.