Maranatha - Join The Journey



August 7, 2022 Bulletin

Bible Passage: Romans 12:9 & 21
Message: The Good Life
Pastor Trevor Payton
Communion Service

Prayer Chain: Email prayer requests to

Prayer Request Box: Fill out a card in the seat pockets and drop in the box in the foyer.

Summer Prayer Connect: Join in prayer with others every Thursday from 11:30am-1:30pm or 7-8:30pm.

Post-Service Prayer: Prayer teams available after the morning service.

Prayer Appointment: Contact Deborah at to make an appointment.

Our Church Family: Congratulations to Rene & Evelyn Batelaan as they celebrate their 35th Anniversary on Monday, also to John & Betty Koomans and Steve & Alice Bylsma as they celebrate their 54th Anniversaries on Wednesday. Congratulations to Ellie Boer as she celebrates her 83rd birthday on Tuesday. Andre Koopmans was hospitalized this past Monday. Today is the last day Ellie Boer will be in church as she is moving to Kitchener next weekend to be closer to family. We will pass her new address on at a later time. We bless her in her move, and she will be missed here at Maranatha. Please continue to pray for Glen Arendt, Eve Kugel, Rick Foulds Marten VanderWal and Pieter Englesman. Please keep our sick and shut-ins in your prayers.

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

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.

Offerings: Each week we hold an offering for a cause and for budget. This week the offering is for Maranatha Ministries, next Sunday, August 14 the offering will be for New Life Women’s Home.

July 31 Giving: Total: $8,086.64, including Budget: $7,275.64, Building: $145, Local Christian Education: $336.00, World Renew: $115.00, Tokens: $100.00, Other Causes: $115.00.

Installation Service: The installation of Pastor Mike Nanninga will take place on Sept. 11, during the regular morning worship service.

Staff Holidays: Pastor Tom will be away until Monday, Aug. 15.

Thank You all for coming to Henry’s memorial service. Thank you to Pastor Tom for sharing a great word and to Nancy for making it all happen. I miss our time together, walking, volunteering wherever needed. I am thankful his spirit has been set free. The Lord give me a song of life, joy and peace walking with Him as one. Aaltje Yntema

Thank You: My heartfelt thank you goes out to all who participated in the Celebration of Life for Stan. From Pastor John with good preaching, Roberta with her musical tribute and memories, the small chorus of George, who walked with Stan on Mondays, Henk who sang with Stan on Fridays, Betty, Rennie and Astrid, choir members with encouragement and prayers; Family members who spoke of their memories.
Also, the Tech Team that makes the whole auditorium come alive. Nancy and Shelly who can come up with endless ideas and how to put things together and Melissa who can put together a large lunch to suit all special diets; and Isaak for his caretaking service. A thank you to all who sent cards and messages of encouragement along Stan’s journey. God is good. He gives us all special talents to use for His service in Jesus name. It is great to be part of His community. Judy Gaebel

New Address: Jayne Bongard is now at Unit 129, 193 North Park Street, Belleville, ON, K8P 4P1. Cell number remains the same.

New Address: Frank & Catherine Stoter are now at Unit 232, 193 North Park Street, Belleville, ON, K8P 4P1. Telephone will remain the same, but not currently hooked up. If you need to reach them, call 613-885-8315.

Worship Night: Join us next Sunday evening, Aug. 14 for our unplugged time of worship from 7-8pm in the chapel. Please use the back door by the chapel when entering the building.

Navigating Everything Parenting Seminar will be held here at Maranatha on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7pm. We will have Brett Ullman as our guest speaker. He will discuss family discipleship, health, sexuality, media and more. For more details check out Maranatha’s website. If you want to check Brett out go to his website

Prayer for Family Members: The Thursday morning prayer time for families continues to meet through the summer from 7-8am in the chapel. Contact Deborah Morgante or Wanda Thompson for more information.

Maranatha Summer Connections will continue every week during August. These are great opportunities to invite friends and neighbours so please consider picking up additional flyers at the Info Desk to distribute in your neighbourhoods or workplaces. Let's stay connected and growing this summer!

We Need You! We are looking for volunteers, whether once a month or more if you are willing throughout the summer to cover in Kids Up or Care Corner. Come pour the love of Jesus into our kids lives. Contact Shelley:, or 613-962-2062 ext 203.

Advertise in our Upcoming Printed Photo Directory: Do you own a business? The Online Directory Team is looking for businesses to advertise in the new printed directory. This is a great way for our congregation to know you and to help them find businesses that can help them! Find more details online on our church's website under media or use the QRT Code to go directly to the form.

Thrift Store: All orange stickers/tags are $1 each this week. Are you a sewer? If so, we have a large selection of materials, come check them out! If you have good used small furniture, please send it our way. We are ready to start clearing out summer to make room for winter clothing, come stock up on summer wear before they are gone. For more information call the store 613-967-1371.

Masterpiece Arts Camp will be held here at Maranatha from August 8-12 from 9am-3:30pm for Grades 3-8. Lunch and snacks will be provided. The cost is $125/camper. To register or for more information visit Come join us as we build creativity through drama, movement, games and teamwork!

Quinte Region Christian schools are coming together under one governance model. What does this mean for you? A single tuition model for starters! If the idea of paying ‘double tuition’ has kept you from enrolling your kids in both Christian elementary and high school, then it’s time to explore Christian education again. If you’ve never enrolled your child in a Christian school, the tuition rate for families new to Christian education is 50% off for your first year! Get the tuition details by scanning the code, or check out the site here:

Good News Festival: Attention people of God! Come on out for an evening of worship and prayer and testimony to declare Jesus as Lord over our beautiful city Belleville. This event is put on by, “Ark of God Canada” in conjunction with the Belleville House of Prayer and will take place on Friday, Aug. 26 from 6-8:30pm at Zwick’s park Lions Club Pavilion. These lovers of Jesus are just going around the areas we have already planted seeds and just proclaiming the love of God over our city and the cities and villages around us. Look forward to worshipping together and seeing Jesus lifted high!

Accommodations Needed: If anyone has a place or knows of a place to rent, please contact Matthew Wiarda at 613-921-3340 ASAP!! He needs to find a place quickly!


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