Bible Passage: James 5:7-8
Message: A Long Obedience
Pastor Trevor Payton
Our Church Family: Marten VanderWal was taken to BGH with heart and lung issues this past Tuesday. Henry Huizinga was admitted to BGH this past Thursday with breathing issues. Please continue to keep Jake & Hazel VanderVelde in your prayers as Hazel continues to have testing done to best treat her cancer. Beth Collyer moved to Pine Meadow Nursing Home in Northbrook this past week. If you wish to send cards, the address is Pine Meadow Nursing Home, PO Box 100, 124 Lloyd St., Northbrook, ON, K0H 2G0.
Team Today: Keyboard: Deborah Morgante, Acoustic Guitar: Tino Morgante, Bass: Harrison Noble, Percussion: Powell Slimmon, Drums: Joel Batelaan, Rhythm Guitar: Jack Dunford, Vocals: Karyn Elrafih. Interpreter: Jenn Abel.
Offerings: Each week we hold an offering for a cause and for budget. This week the offering is for World Renew Ukraine Relief and next Sunday, March 27 the offering will be for Local Christian Education.
March 13 Giving: Total: $17,201.50; Budget: $11,008.50, Building: $2,362.00, Foodgrains Bank: $2,366.00, Ukraine Relief: $1,000.00, Benevolence Fund: $325.00, Other Causes:$140.00. These amounts include the Pre-Authorized payments for March.
Church Wide Worship Night: Join us this evening from 6:30-8pm in the auditorium for an extended time of worship and corporate engagement! Tonight, we will be opening the mic to pray for both the Russia/Ukraine conflict and to uplift our own country. Jesus is Sovereign over the nations and in Him all authority and wisdom is revealed. Let’s unite in heart, voice, and spirit as we pursue our king and His Glory filling the earth!!
Join us on March 27 at 6:30pm: Voice of the Martyrs presents the movie Sabina: Tortured for Christ, the Nazi Years. It is the story of how God's love transformed an ambitious, worldly atheist into one the greatest Christian women of the 20th century. Experience a true story of biblical love and forgiveness that has inspired millions around the world.
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.
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 or you would like to schedule a longer prayer appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bakers Needed! Do you like to bake cookies, or squares regular or Gluten Free Vegan.....we would love your skills to bless the church. If interested contact Sarita email@example.com or 613-962-2062 ext 216
Online Church Directory: Information sessions will be held on Saturday, March 26. They will be held at 9:30 and 10:30 in the Fellowship Hall. You need to pre-register for these sessions. Sign up today in the foyer after the service or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information see the insert in the bulletin.
Hospitality Your Thing? We are looking for adults and teens who would like to be part of our Welcome Team. Help guests sign an info card, give them a Welcome Gift, and offer a small tour. If interested contact Sarita email@example.com 613-962-2062 ext 216
Greeters/Ushers: If you would like to join this team who greets people on Sundays with a warm smile, or hands out bulletins or to be at the information desk. Please Contact Mike Jamieson firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-243-1588.
Ever wanted to work at a Cafe? or Just like serving Coffee? Coffee Hour Committee: 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 with dishes). Please Contact Karen Wannamaker asap 613-969-8857.
Junior High: There will be no Junior High for Grades 6-8 on March 25, but we will be back to on Friday, April 1. Thanks, Shelley
The Benevolence Team is looking for a single bed including frame, box spring and mattress. If you can help please call Margriet Basaur 613-242-8202.
Maranatha Birthday and Event Calendars for April are at the table in the foyer. If you would like your birthday included on the calendar, please contact the church office.
Thrift Store: All orange stickers/tags are $1. The store is in need of clean plastic bags and good used furniture. The store has a great variety of fabric for sale. 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. For those who have Facebook, can follow Margriet on Marketplace, for some great deals from the store. Any questions, talk to Tineke Bouma or Margriet Basaur.
Spirit Borne Performing Arts will be performing, “Fiddler on The Roof” here at Maranatha on Saturday, April 2, with shows at 1:30 and 6:30. also on Sunday, April 3 at 6:30pm. Free admission! Donations are welcome. For more information www.qyu.ca/spiritborne
The Belleville Pregnancy and Family Care Centre (BPFCC) is a Christian organization that provides care and support to persons experiencing an unexpected pregnancy or challenges during pregnancy. The BPFCC along with its satellite centre, the Anchor of Hope, are looking for two individuals to join their teams as casual employees who would provide frontline support and care to those we serve. The successful candidates would be on-call to provide staffing support when needed in both the Belleville and Madoc centres. Candidates with experience in the helping field preferred. Interested persons are asked to email Heather Tapp, Executive Director at email@example.com providing a letter of application and resume by April 11, 2022. A job description is available upon request.