Scripture: Proverbs 19:17
Message: Lifewise: Lending To God
Pastor Mike Nanninga
Prayer Chain: Please email your prayer chain requests to prayer
Prayer Request Box: Prayer Cards are also available in the back of the chairs. Feel free to fill them out and drop them in the box in the foyer at the Welcome Centre.
Drop-in Prayer: Join in prayer with others every Tuesday-Thursday from 11:30 am-1:30 pm in the Chapel.
Post-Service Prayer: Prayer teams are available to pray with you after every morning service.
Family Prayer Group: Pray with others for your loved ones and family members every Thursday morning from 7:00-8:00 am in the Chapel.
Prayer Appointment: Contact Deborah at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
Our Church Family:
Please continue to pray for Frank Stoter on the recent passing of his wife, Catherine.
Please continue to hold Laurie Wood, Glen Arendt, Marten VanderWal, Eve Kugel, Andy Jongenotter, Rick Foulds, and our shut-ins in your prayers.
Jeanne Oerlemans celebrates her 80th birthday on Monday, Nov. 14th.
Charlie & Annie Burghgraef celebrate their 60th anniversary on Thurs. Nov. 17th and Gerrit & Wilhelmina Tammel celebrate their 57th anniversary on Sat. Nov. 19th.
Today’s Team: Acoustic Guitar: Adam batelaan; Rhythm Guitar: Jack Dunford; Drums: James Stickland; Keyboard: Jessica Broekema; Vocalist: Jillian Vanderlaan; Bass: Lillian Ashley; Interpreter: Becky Langman
Explore Maranatha: Would you like to learn more about the Maranatha community or even about what is involved in being a member of Maranatha Church? If so, the Explore Maranatha Course is for you! It will start with cake and refreshments @ 7:00pm on Tuesday, Nov. 29th. You can sign up online under our 'Get Registered' tab on Maranatha's website, at the Information Desk, or by emailing email@example.com.
Nov. 6th Giving Update: Budget —8, 992.65; New Church Building—700.00; World hunger: 1, 264.00; Tokens –370.00
Operation Christmas Child: Shoeboxes are available at a table set up in the foyer. Please do not take the samples that are already made. All shoeboxes must be returned by next Sunday, November 20th. Boxes can be dropped off on Sunday mornings or at the church office from Tuesday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Contact Ann Jansen for more information.
Junior High: This week in Junior High we are doing our Interest Groups! We have a wide variety of options to choose from. Painting, Woodworking, Sports, Camera, and Cooking. Come join us and have some fun trying your hand out with these activities. If you signed up to help with the baking of the cookies for this Saturday and Sunday then be sure to check in with me. See you soon!
Attn. Sr. High: We have some great things brewing! Come on out for some games, food, music, and teaching this Friday at the church from 7-9pm. There will be a joint Christmas youth event involving all Quinte area churches coming up on Dec 16 from 6-9:30pm. You won’t want to miss it! Our cookie fundraiser, led by Shelly, is continuing every Saturday and Sunday this month. If you have not yet signed up, reach out to Shelly to help bake these delicious cookies! See you all Friday Night!!
Young Adults: Join us again this Tuesday for a tasty dinner and a time of worship. Bring $5 for dinner at 6:30pm before we start worship at 7pm. Feel free to reach out to Adam with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. See you on Tuesday!
Men’s Breakfast is this Saturday, November 19th, from 8:00-10:00 am at Maranatha Church. Join us for great food and fellowship! $10 suggested donation - contact Andrew Wheatley to register at: email@example.com
Growing Young Assessment: In order to help us better understand the culture of our church, we will be inviting you to complete a brief online assessment. This survey is based on the work of the Fuller Youth Institute, specifically the research presented in the book Growing Young: 6 essential strategies to help young people discover and love your church. A link will be sent out next Sunday, November 20th, and volunteers will be available after church for the following three Sundays to help anyone in need access the survey and digitally fill it out. This is a broad church-wide survey that Maranatha’s Growing Young Team is excited about. The information collected will further help set the direction for how we interact and operate across generations for years to come. Please plan to participate.
The Road to Bethlehem is an interactive walking tour of the Christmas story, held at Quinte Alliance Church on December 2nd and 3rd, 6:30-8:30pm. If you are interested in drama and would like to help out as a guide or in the cast, or help with parking on either of those nights, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Printed copies of the Directory available today! If you are a member of the Online Directory and you would like a copy, pick-up is available in the foyer across from the library. If you have been a regular attender at Maranatha for more than 6 months & are 18 years of age or older and would like to be part of the Online Directory, please sign up at the Info Desk or online at www.maranatha-church.com.
Thank you! The online Directory Team would like to say a big thank you to all our advertisers who put an ad in the printed directory! With their support we were able to cover the cost of printing the directory! Thank you to: Timmerie Beckwith for designing the cover page of the directory! You did an awesome job!; To everyone who assisted with editing, proofreading, & input! We so appreciate your support!; To everyone for agreeing to be part of the directory! Everyone’s effort allows us to present our church family!
Surviving the Holidays: Maranatha Church will be holding a Surviving the Holidays Event this Saturday, Nov. 19th from 2 to 4 pm in the Chapel. Register online at GriefShare.com or contact Darrel Brown at email@example.com or call 613-922-5622. Cost is $5 for the booklet. Facing the Christmas season when a loved one has died can be very daunting. You wonder how you can ever make it through. If this is you, or even if you just need a little help navigating through this season, Surviving the Holidays can be very helpful and you are very welcome to attend. Caring facilitators are there to guide you through and help with discussion. A video featuring experienced counsellors and people like yourself who have experienced the death of a loved one will be shown and discussed. Also the booklet Surviving the Holidays Survival Guide will be available for you to take home to assist you further.
Volunteers Needed: Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteer drivers to deliver meals. Deliveries are made in the months of September, December, and March on Fridays only. If you can help, please call Johanna DeVries at (613) 969-1105.
The Belleville Pregnancy and Family Care Centre is excited to share a Matching Gift Campaign. The campaign will run from Nov. 15th until Dec. 30th. Every donation up to $10, 000 will be doubled. The funds raised will go towards supporting all the programs and services at the Centre. You can donate online at bpfcc.ca, by making an e-transfer, or by mailing a donation to 200 Dundas St., E, Belleville, ON K8N 1E3. Thank you for your support!
Christmas Craft Workshops: Join us for fellowship and creativity! Create a project for yourself or to give as a gift, all while supporting the Maranatha Youth Program. Pre-registration is required and $10 from each registration goes to the Maranatha Youth. Wed, Dec. 7th from 6:30—8:30pm is a workshop to make a customized door mat. Choose your own design in advance and learn how to make it in class. On Wed, Dec. 14th from 6:30—8:30pm, choose between a set of ornaments or a decorative cutting board. This class is suitable for children to attend with an adult. There are many design options to choose from! Both classes include all the materials and instruction. Door mat: $60; Ornaments: $30; Decorative Cutting Board: $40. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text (613) 885-7715.