Maranatha - Join The Journey

Bulletin

 

February 13, 2022 Bulletin

Bible Passage: Philippians 2:1-5
Sermon: i In Service To u
Pastor Trevor Payton

Our Church Family: We as a congregation pass our condolences to the DeKorte family on the passing of Patty this past Sunday. A funeral was held this past Friday. Congratulations to Bill Vandenberg as he celebrates his 81st birthday on Thursday. Continue to keep our sick and shut-ins in your prayers.

Team Today: Keyboard: Jessica Broekema, Acoustic Guitar: Aidan Van Roon, Lead Guitar: Jordan Hall, Drums: James Stickland, Bass: Harrison Noble, Percussion: Powell Slimmon, Vocals: Adam Stickland. Interpreter: Evelyn Batelaan.

Offerings: Each week we hold an offering for a cause and for budget. This week the offering is for Loyalist Christian Life/Geneva House and next Sunday, Feb 20 the offering will be the Benevolence Fund.

Feb 6 Giving: Total: $10,620.55 including Budget: $8,854.70, Building: $597.50, Maranatha Ministries: $421.35, New Life Women’s Home: $144.00, Tokens: $300.00, Other Causes: $303.00.

Worship Night: Please join us from 6:30-8:00pm next Sunday night, Feb. 20 for a time of building our faith together as a community through worship, prayer and sharing. We hope to see you there!

The Journey, A New Series of Messages: On March 6, we start a new series of messages that will lead us up to Easter. Called The Journey the series will focus on the Christian life as a journey through this world to the next. The children will be pursuing the same theme in their Kids’ Up classes in parallel with the sermon series. Both the sermon series and Kid’s Up will be using The Pilgrim’s Progress as a companion book. Your experience of this series will be enriched if you read The Pilgrim’s Progress and read (or have your children read) Little Pilgrims Progress. Readings will be suggested each week, and a Take it Home curriculum will be available for parents so they can interact with their children about what they are learning together. Copies of Little Children’s Progress can be purchased from Shelley, Our Children’s Director, for $10 in the Fellowship Hall after the service. The Adult version can be purchased online either in the original English or in modern English. The modern English version we recommend is called The Pilgrim's Progress: A Readable Modern-Day Version revised by Alan Vermilye. Join in the journey!

Personal Prayer: If you would like some prayer, encouragement or support throughout the week, prayer teams are available to pray with you between 11:30am-1:30pm on Tuesdays through Fridays. Come in the back door near the chapel anytime during those hours to receive prayer. or simply come enjoy a personal time of prayer and worship in the chapel! For more information, please contact Deborah at deborah@maranatha-church.com. This is for everyone!

Maranatha's New Online Church Directory: Check out today's insert to find out more info about our new online church directory. Sign up today! Forms can be dropped off in the box located in the front foyer on the table or you can complete the form online. Go to www.maranatha-church.com

A Sincere Thank You for all the support, cards, prayers and phone calls. I am thankful to belong to such a loving and caring community. Thank you to all of you who celebrated with me at Bruce’s celebration of life service. My love to you all, Wilma Glenn

New Address: Dulyn Kamminga’s new address is 35 Garden Blvd., Belleville, ON, K8N 4Z3. Phone number remains the same.

New Address: Shirley Visser is now at 193 North Park St., Unit 129, Belleville, ON, K8P 4P1. Phone number remains the same.

Thank You for all the cards, phone calls, the well wishes and the birthday cake that I received for my birthday. Bev Mackenzie

Prayer Night: Council invites everyone who would like to join us, to come to the church on Feb. 16, starting at 7pm. (as discussed in this week’s God Moving in Maranatha.) Contact our Director of Prayer Ministries, Deborah Morgante for more details deborah@maranatha-church.com

Post Service Prayer: Prayer teams are available after morning services for anyone who would like prayer or to respond to what God has been speaking to them. Meet in front of the stage on the keyboard side after the service and the prayer team will lead you to a classroom to pray. If you are at home and would like someone to pray with you over the phone, please email deborah@maranatha-church.com to arrange a time.

Women’s Life has resumed in the chapel on Wednesday mornings from 9:30-11:30am. If you are not already part of a women's life group and would like to join, please contact Virginia Wheatley or Deborah Morgante.

GriefShare: It hurts to lose someone close to you. Find help at GriefShare, a 13-week course run twice a year. GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Next course starts Monday, March 7 at 10am and Thursday, March 10 at 7pm. To register contact Darrel Brown at darrel56brown@gmail.com or call 613-922-5622. Or Sign up at www.griefshare.org – enter your city or postal code.

Quarterly Statements were mailed out please check it promptly, and let Nancy know if there are any corrections necessary before donation receipts are issued later this month.

Looking for Room to Rent: A single gentleman is looking to rent a single room with shared accommodations for $400-450/month. Looking for anywhere in Belleville, as long as it close to a bus stop. Call Chris 613-970-2191. He studies at Loyalist and also works part time.

Thrift Store: All blue stickers/tags are $1. The store is looking for clean plastic bags You may drop off donations at the back of the store, please ring the doorbell and someone will come to the door. Please drop donations off before 4pm during the week and 3pm on Saturdays. Any questions, talk to Tineke Bouma or Margriet Basaur.

 

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