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April 3, 2022 Bulletin

Bible Passage: 1 John 2:15-17; 1 Peter 2:11
Message: The Battle Within
Pastor Trevor Payton

Our Church Family: Congratulations to Carol Watson as she celebrates her 92nd birthday on Thursday, also to Linda Mustard as she celebrates her 82nd birthday on Saturday. Congratulations also to Robert & Anne Pond as they celebrate their 59th Anniversary on Wednesday. Please keep Jake & Hazel VanderVelde, in your prayers as Hazel has been moved to palliative care at BGH. Please also keep Henry Huizinga in your prayers as he remains at BGH.

Team Today: Lead Guitar: Bill DeVries, Acoustic Guitar: Arend Wiarda, Bass: Harrison Noble, Drums: Aidan Van Roon, Rhythm Guitar: Lionel Rae, Vocals: Lisa VanSteenbergen. Interpreter: Jenn Abel.

Offerings: Each week we hold an offering for a cause and for budget. This week the offering is for Grace Inn, next Sunday, April 10 the offering will be for Quinte Youth for Christ. Good Friday the offering will be for World Renew and Sunday, April 17 the offering will be for Resonate.

March 27 Giving: Total: $19,352.39; Budget: $15,156.39, Building: $2,765.00, Ukraine Relief: $712.00, Local Christian Education: $506.00, Tokens: $100.00, Other Causes: $113.00.

Tonight, Quinte Youth for Christ, will be performing Fiddler on the Roof at 6:30pm in the auditorium. There is no admission fee but a free will offering will be taken.

Easter Services: We will be having a Good Friday service at 10am. This service will include communion. Easter Sunday, we will meet at 10am as well, in-person, and both services will also be livestreamed.

Maranatha Seniors invites everyone to join them on Saturday, April 9 at 2pm in the chapel for a time of singing hymns and songs for Good Friday and Easter. Roberta Steele will lead us with music and singing. Refreshments will be served afterwards. A collection will be taken for World Renew Ukraine Relief.

Prayer Training Course: If you would like to grow in prayer, please join us for a 3-week introductory prayer course on Thursday, April 21, 28 & May 5 from 7:00-9:00pm in the Chapel. Course will include video teachings, testimonies, Q&A, and time praying with others in a safe and encouraging environment. Prayer workbook included. Please sign up at the Information Desk or contact Deborah Morgante, Director of Prayer Ministries, at

The Banner for April is available  at the front doors of the church or for those attending church, on a table in the foyer.

Walking Group. Feeling too sedentary? Miss connections? Join the Ladies' Walking Group Mondays and Wednesdays at 1pm. in the youth hall at Maranatha beginning April 4th. Questions? Contact Fran Dunford at 613-478-3923 for more information.

Library: We would like to open the library soon. Please return all books, DVDs, music ASAP. Any questions? Not sure if you have anything? I have a list of all overdue items, call Nora 613-922-9081.

Ever wanted to work at a Cafe? or Just like serving Coffee? We are looking for new bodies and support to help get this Ministry back up and running. We are also looking for a vibrant new leader to help lead this team. Set up Coffee/Tea/Juice, goodies and clean up. Contact Karen Wannamaker asap 613-969-8857.

Looking for Accommodations: If you have a room to rent to an employed and mature gentleman, please contact Bob Potts at

Thrift Store: All yellow stickers/tags are $1. The store has a great variety of fabric for sale. If you are spring cleaning, you may drop off your unwanted items at the back of the store, before 4pm during the week and 3pm on Saturdays. Please use the doorknocker when dropping off so someone comes to get your donations. For those who have Facebook, you can follow Margriet on Marketplace, for some great deals from the store. Any questions, talk to Tineke Bouma or Margriet Basaur.

QCHS Drama Production Presents The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe -- Join Lucy, Peter, Susan and Edmund as they travel through the wardrobe and enter the magical and mysterious world of Narnia!  Evening performances on Fridays, April 29 and May 6, matinee performances on Saturday, April 30 and May 17. Tickets: $15/adults, $10/students & seniors, $30/families. To order tickets, call the school, 613-968-7870 or email

Quinte Christian High School's Annual Spring Drive is now on and is running until April 14. Thank you to all who have already given so generously. God is good! If you would like information please contact Alison at the office




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