Fruitland Christian Reformed Church

Upcoming Concerts & Events

MCMASTER UNIVERSITY & MOHAWK COLLEGE STUDENTS - Are you attending McMaster University or Mohawk College? The Mac/Mohawk CRC-Campus Ministry is having their Annual "Mo-Mac University/College Welcome BBQ" on Sunday, September 16th @ Michael’s from 1- 3pm, rain or shine. Come out and meet some other Mac & Mohawk students. 734 Garner Rd, E. in Ancaster. If you need a ride or want more details, please e-mail Michael Fallon at or call Michael @ 289-880-6134.

 

GREAT WOLF LODGE, 2018. It's that time of year again! A block of rooms has been reserved during the annual Fall PA days for our Christian schools. Discounted rates are available for the dates of Oct. 25 & 26, 2018. Room rates start at $184.99/night. Our group name is: Christian Schools Getaway and the booking code is: 1810CHRI. To book your room go to: www.greatwolf.com/niagara or call: 1-866-949-9653. Booking deadline is Sept. 25, so reserve early to avoid disappointment! For further information, please ONLY contact Tammy Veld at rtveld96@gmail.com or call/text: 905-745-5609

 

THE ROAD TO CHARACTER - On September 26th, the Redeemer Centre for Christian Scholarship welcomes to campus David Brooks and Anne Snyder, two distinguished speakers and thinkers contributing to faith in our public life. Join them to explore lives of learning that aren't just about "getting there" but about who we'll be when we arrive. All events are free to the public. Learn more at: redeemer.ca/road-to-character

 

WORD & DEED MUSIC CONCERT FUNDRAISER. We warmly welcome you to an evening of music performed by Corneil Byl on the organ and piano at Hamilton Free Reformed Church (1114 Old Mohawk Rd, Ancaster) on Saturday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.  Corneil will be playing a repertoire of classical and various other well-known selections as well as accompanying the audience in singing a number of hymns and psalms.  A freewill offering will be taken, and donations used to support a Word & Deed after-school program in a remote part of India.

 

FALL CONCERT. On Sunday, September 30 at 6:30pm, Ebenezer Reformed Church (621 Highway 8, Stoney Creek) will being its monthly hymn-sing again with special guests, Jubilance Singers and Orchestra. Jubilance is a wonderful group of musicians, and their concert promises to be fun and uplifting. Afterward, there will be a time of fellowship and refreshment. Please join us! (Future Hymn-Sing Dates: October 28 and November 28)

 

PAUL’S MISSIONARY JOURNEYS IN GREECE (Oct 4-16, 2018) - Travel by motor coach (8 days) and cruise ship (3 days) to sites connected with Paul’s second and third missionary journeys, as well as visit other major sites of biblical, archaeological, and cultural interest. Jeff Weima, professor at Calvin Theological Seminary and leading Pauline scholar, hosts this inspirational tour. For more information, contact Dr. Weima at 616-328-3110 or weimje@calvinseminary.edu.

 

NEW HORIZONS - New Horizons is a day at Redeemer for the young-at-heart! Hear an engaging presentation by a member of Redeemer's faculty, enjoy a hot lunch and be entertained by student musicians. A closing reception allows time to connect with grandchildren or other Redeemer students you may know. Early bird registration deadline is October 13th. For more information visit: redeemer.ca/new-horizons-2018

 

4TH ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT FUNDRAISER in support of the Seafarers Ministry of John and Grace Van Huizen. Once again, we are planning a Beef on a Bun Supper/ Trivia Night event.  Mark the date for Saturday October 13, 2018, at the Wellandport Community Center.  We are planning to have dinner, a silent auction, door prizes, prize for the winning table, drinks and snacks and of course, lots of thought provoking questions for you to answer! Get your teams of eight people together, or plan to come on your own and join a team.  By all accounts, last year's event was enjoyed by all. Tickets will be $20.00 per person at the door.  Don't miss out!  Doors open at 5:30pm with dinner at 6:00pm and trivia begins promptly at 7:00pm.  Come and enjoy an evening of fun, food and fellowship. In order to plan properly we will, once again, ask you to RSVP to: John and Grace Van Huizen - 289-362-6322 or jvanhuizen2@hotmail.com or to Dick and Joanne Drenth-VanDyke - 905-774-3721 or vandyke.dj@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you!

 

PERFORMING ARTS @ MOUNTAINVIEW PRESENTS THE MOMENTUM CHOIR in concert on Friday October 19th, 2018 @ 7 p.m. Momentum Choir is a highly disciplined, professionally facilitated performance choir, that consists entirely of musicians living with a disability. The Choir started in 2007, with funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, in response to an important need in the community. Momentum Choir nurtures the musical talent of people with disabilities. It serves as an artistic channel, empowering musicians with opportunities to showcase their abilities and communicate their love for music. The concert will take place at Mountainview Church, 290 Main St. East in Grimsby. Tickets: $15 each, or $35 per family (w/children 15 & under.) Available at The Dutch Shop in Grimsby, or at the door on the evening of the concert.

 

COME FOR A VISIT! - Experience Redeemer for yourself by taking a tour and meeting with Admissions staff. Join us for a personalized visit or Campus Visit Day on October 19th. Learn more and register at: www.redeemer.ca/visit

 

QUILTING SISTERS FALL QUILT RETREAT AT CAMPFIRE BIBLE CAMP. Hello to all you quilters!  Please join us again at Campfire Bible Camp in Markdale for our fall retreat being held October 29 - November 1, 2018.  Spaces fill up quickly and are limited, so don't delay.  Registration can be done by email, text or phone (905-563-6262). Please note the email address has been changed, it is now  thequiltingsisters@hotmail.com .  Looking forward to hearing from you! 

 

GLOBAL PRAYER SAFARI - In Swahili the word safari means journey. Join a team of North Americans who appreciate the power of prayer as you journey hand-in-hand with teams from Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda. You'll learn about prayer from other Christian traditions as you visit schools, hospitals, jails, government buildings, markets, and more. Dates: January 31 - February 11, 2019. For more information, visit www.resonateglobalmission.org/safari.

 

TOUR THE BIBLICAL LANDS OF ISRAEL - March 11-22, 2019. Experience a renewal of your faith and a deeper understanding of the Bible as you tour biblical lands with Pastor Peter Tuininga and Sindbad Tours of Israel. See Jerusalem, Galilee, Jericho, and other biblical places that will help the Bible come alive for you. For information go to toursofisrael.wordpress.com or contact Peter Tuininga at 1-289-877-8433 or peter.tuininga@gmail.com. Register by December 15, 2018.

 

BIBLICAL STUDY TOUR TO ITALY (March 28-April 9, 2019) - Visit the Vatican with its Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Cathedral; the impressive monuments of ancient Rome; Hadrian’s Villa; Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius; Paestum; Assisi; Florence; Ravenna; and St. Mark's Basilica in Venice. Join Jeff Weima, professor at Calvin Theological Seminary and leading biblical scholar, for this inspirational tour. Contact Dr. Weima at weimje@calvinseminary.edu or 616-328-3110.

 

JOURNEY THROUGH EGYPT - Join Resonate Global Mission on an Egypt Vision Tour. History comes alive as you learn how scripture is connected to ancient Egyptian monuments. Dates: April 2-10, 2019. For information visit www.resonateglobalmission.org/Egypt.