Maranatha - Join The Journey



March 27, 2022 Bulletin

Bible Passage: Ephesians 6: 10-13
Message: The Invisible War
Pastor Tom Baird

Our Church Family: Congratulations to Kathy Vos as she celebrates her 89th birthday on Wednesday, and Tettje Zuidema who celebrates her 80th birthday on Wednesday. Marten VanderWal has returned home and is slowly getting his strength back. Hazel VanderVelde had surgery on Wednesday. Henry Huizinga remains at BGH.

Team Today: Keyboard: Jessica Broekema, Acoustic Guitar: Adam Stickland, Bass: Karyn Elrafih, Drums: Joel Batelaan, Lead Guitar: Jordan Hall, Vocals: Jillian Vanderlaan. Interpreter: Evelyn Batelaan.

Offerings: Each week we hold an offering for a cause and for budget. This week the offering is for Local Christian Education and next Sunday, April 3 the offering will be for Grace Inn.

March 20 Giving: Total: $12,416.55; Budget: $1,791.00, Building: $20.00, Foodgrains Bank: $25.00, Ukraine Relief: $10,030.55, Tokens: $500.00, Tuition Assistance: $25.00, Local Christian Education: $25.00.

Join us Tonight 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.

Maranatha Seniors: Please join us 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 be leading us. Refreshments will be served afterwards. A collection will be taken for World Renew Ukraine Relief.

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.

Hello Jr. Highers! Hope you enjoyed your week off last week. There will be YOUTH on April 1st!. No Joke there. Come prepared to have some fun, bring your bibles, a friend who is in Grade 6-8 and your appetite as we will have some yummy snacks. See you there! Any questions, contact Ms. Shelley at 613-962-2062 ext 203. We look forward to seeing you from 6:30-8:30pm.

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

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

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 or 613-962-2062 ext 216

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 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 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. Contact Karen Wannamaker asap 613-969-8857.

Thrift Store: All yellow stickers/tags are $1. The store has a great variety of fabric for sale. If you are doing a spring clean out at home, 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.

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


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