Maranatha - Join The Journey

God Moving At Maranatha

 

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...

February 20, 2022

Praying for You Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord.  (James 5:14) One of the responsibilities of the elders is to pray for the spiritual and...

February 13, 2022

Launching Our Future Earlier this year, Council approved Join the Journey, a hope-filled document that articulates our mission and vision statements and details our dreams for the next five years.  This month we will launch The Journey in in...

February 6, 2022

Maranatha’s New Online Look Have you checked out our website recently?  Over the past four months, Dave Botting has been working closely with a web design company called OSM to give us a brand-new look. If you visit our site today,...

January 30, 2022

A Spotlight on Worship I wish you could be at one of our weekly staff meetings when staff members are sharing what is happening in their ministry areas. At these meetings I see their passion for God and their love for the church on full display....