Maranatha - Join The Journey



July 31, 2022

Bible Passage: Ephesians 4:29-32
Message: Kindness: Love in Action
Pastor Tom Baird

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 Rob & Tracy Wiarda as they celebrate their 30th Anniversary on Monday. Please keep our sick and shut-ins in your prayers.

Team Today: Keyboard: Lillian Ashley, Acoustic Guitar: Adam Batelaan, Drums: James Stickland, Bass: Harrison Noble, Lead Guitar: Jack Dunford, Percussion: Powell Slimmon, Vocals: Maria Batelaan. Interpreter: Jenn Abel.

Offerings: Each week we hold an offering for a cause and for budget. This week the offering is for Local Christian Education, next Sunday, August 7 the offering will be for Maranatha Ministries.

July 24 Giving: Total: $11,538.00, including Budget: $9,506.75, Building: $150.00, Benevolence Fund: $100.00, Grace Inn: $100.00, Loyalist Christian Life: $681.25, Local Christian Education: $1,000.00.

Next Sunday Morning we hope to celebrate the Lord’s Supper together. Let us prepare our hearts accordingly.

Free Books are available in the foyer next to the office today. Dave Botting has finished clearing out his office, and is offering his books that he doesn't have room for at home. The table also includes books, dvds, small group materials and other resources left over from various past courses and small groups.

Maranatha Sings: Young and old are invited to come and sing the old familiar much loved hymns of the church this afternoon in the chapel at 2pm.

Staff Holidays: Pastor Tom will be out of office from Monday, Aug. 1, through Monday Aug. 15.

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

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.

Can You Loan a Car? Mike and Marianne Botting are missionaries we support in Uganda. They are planning a trip to Canada that will include the month of September in Belleville. They are looking for a car to borrow for the month. Most of the driving would be local, but would include a week in Toronto and a week in Ottawa as well. Contact them at if you are able to help or for more information, or talk to Dave Botting, Mike's dad.

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.

Maranatha Seniors: Our barbeque that was planned for August 12 has been postponed until September 15. Stay tuned for more details.

Maranatha Summer Connections will continue every week for the months of July and 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.

Thrift Store: All orange stickers/tags are $1 each this week. Did you know that we have a maternity section in the store, come check it out. If you have good used small furniture, please send it our way. Come check out our vast selection of ladies dresses and skirts. 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.

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” and will take place on Friday, Aug. 26 from 6-8:30pm at Zwick’s park Lions Club Pavillion. 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!

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!


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