Maranatha - Join The Journey

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May 22, 2022

Our Young Adults The more I get to know our young adults, the more I appreciate them.  I am increasingly impressed with the energy, freshness, and creativity they bring to the church.  I am also coming to understand the unique...

May 15, 2022

Maranatha’s Kids Kids can be cute and entertaining.  They can also be challenging and draining.  But whatever else they are, the Bible tells us they are a blessing from the Lord.  God loves them and has a plan for them. ...

May 8, 2022

Moving on Membership During COVID a lot of things got put on hold.  Among those things was Maranatha’s membership class.  That means that, for years we were not welcoming new members to the church or witnessing Professions of...

May 1, 2022

Facing our Future This is a critical time in the life of our church.  We will be joined this weekend by Pastor Mike Nanninga and his wife Loretta. We must decide whether we believe God is calling Mike to be our Pastor of Discipleship. If we...

April 24, 2022

From Generation to Generation At Maranatha, we are totally committed to being an intergenerational church. Our vision document, Join the Journey, states: We will be a church where all generations joyfully worship, grow, and work together in...

April 17, 2022

It’s Easter, Yay! I hope you are feeling joy this Easter season.  We serve a joy-filled God who wants His children to be joyful, and Easter gives us the greatest reason for joy.  On Easter Jesus rose from the dead.  He...

April 10, 2022

Have We Found Our Future Lead Pastor? Following a process that lasted several months, Council is recommending to the congregation someone to be our Pastor of Discipleship with a view to his eventually becoming our Lead Pastor. I want to introduce...

April 3, 2022

Our Virtual Welcome A basic principle of missions is: go to where the people live and speak in ways they can understand. Jesus modeled this throughout his whole life. He took on flesh and blood and walked among us. He spoke the Good News using...

March 27, 2022

Feed My Sheep You have probably seen the bulletin announcements asking for elder and deacon nominations. We are in the process of identifying new people to take the place of our retiring office bearers.  I don’t know if this sounds odd...

March 13, 2022

Reason for Praise and Reflection So many good things are happening around Maranatha, it sometimes takes my breath away.  It is like the new life in springtime that pops up everywhere and yet promises better things to come.  This season...

March 6, 2022

Extending a Warm Welcome at Maranatha At Maranatha, we deeply desire to reach those living far from God and to embrace them into a warm and welcoming environment. We want to help them gain a sense of belonging and to discover how they can become...

February 27, 2022

Join the Journey Following Jesus is a journey. It starts when we believe in Him as Lord and Saviour. It continues as we walk the narrow way of faith and obedience. It will culminate when we see Him face to face, and then are ushered into a new...