Fruitland Christian Reformed Church

Upcoming Concerts & Events

REDEEMER UNIVERSITY COLLEGE - Come for a visit! June 14 & July 12, 2019. Learn more about Redeemer University College at one of our Friday Visits, where you will meet with an admissions counsellor and get a tour of campus. Our next Friday Visit opportunities are on June 14th and July 12th.  Register and learn more at redeemer.ca/visit.

RECONCILIATION TRIP - You know reconciliation matters to God, but where do you get started? If you’re a young adult asking this question, join World Renew, the Canadian Indigenous Ministry Committee, and the Office of Race Relations on a cross-cultural reconciliation journey in southern Ontario. You’ll be paired with a young adult from a different culture than your own, and together you’ll visit sites of racism, resistance, resilience, and reconciliation. Program dates: August 10-17, 2019. Registration deadline: July 1, 2019. Contact Iona Buisman at ibuisman@worldrenew.net for more details.

BLUES, BREWS & BBQ FUNDRAISER, hosted by the Bridge Missional Communities. Mark your calendars!! Saturday, July 6th @ 6:00pm is the Annual BBQ Fundraiser for the Bridge Missional Church in Niagara Falls. New Menu and a New Venue!! This year’s menu includes for the first time – Ribs! Plus Grilled Chicken, Home made Fries and more!! Our new location will be Fireman’s Park in Niagara Falls (2275 Dorchester Rd - just take Mountain Rd exit from the QEW, corner of Mountain Rd and Dorchester Rd). Kick back and relax to Blues Music while sipping on local Craft Beer (don’t worry, wine and non-alcoholic beverages available too). We are also looking for Silent Auction Item Donations. Proceeds from Silent Auction and donations received will help fund the ministries of the Bridge Community, including the important work at the Hub located on Queen St in Niagara Falls. Cost: $45 per person or $325 for a table of 8. Order your tickets now! Contact: Cathy Benjamins at admin@thebridgenf.ca or 905-736-0160. Cash, Cheques and Credit Cards accepted.

CALVIN SEMINARY'S DIG PROGRAM - Dig is a summer program hosted at Calvin Seminary that helps youth uncover their future by exploring their callings while enriching and deepening their faith. By the end of the program, each student will leave with a clearer sense of their gifts and skills and an understanding of how God can use them to meet the needs of the world. This summer's program takes place July 8-27, 2019. To nominate a student or to apply yourself, visit dig.calvinseminary.edu.

YOUNG ADULT CAMPING WEEKEND - It’s that time of year again! Time to connect with the great outdoors and with new and old friends alike. If you are 20-something, enjoy nature and funtivities, join us at Pinery Provincial Park, July 19-21. Be sure to fill out the online registration form (docs.google.com/forms/d/1BkHNcksV8KMEOyvQ-FC4Pwo5Ec0JuMk_GCzwq0PNPzI) by June 1st to receive the early bird rate of $50 and hold your spot. For those registering after June 1st, registration is $60. For more information and registration details, contact swoya20@gmail.com, or jacobfeenstra97@gmail.com. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up soon!

REGISTER TODAY - Inspire 2019 will bring people from congregations across the continent for three days of worship, inspiration, connection, and encouragement. Register today and join us August 1-3 in Windsor, Ontario to connect with people in similar types of ministry or service, share your stories, discover new resources, and learn from others! Get the details and sign up at www.crcna.org/inspire.

OPPORTUNITY FOR EDUCATORS - Are you a teacher who is interested in shaping your students to become global citizens? World Renew invites you to participate in an Educators Tour to Guatemala, August 1-9, 2019! You will visit a variety of World Renew development projects, engage with local communities, and learn how to integrate your learning into a classroom setting. Contact Alyssa at 1-800-730-3490 x4369 or awoudstra@worldrenew.net for more information.

ACT FIVE is an 8-month Christian Gap Year program at Redeemer University College that is launching in September 2019! The program is designed for students graduating high school who are looking for a year to explore, learn, serve & prepare before deciding "what's next". The application to join the first cohort is open, apply now and learn more at actfive.ca

GREAT WOLF LODGE, 2019….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. 24, 25 & 26 2019.   Room rates start at $189.99/night. Our group booking code is: 1910CHRI_001.  To book your room go to: www.greatwolf.com/niagara or call: 1-866-949-9653 or 1-800-605-9653 Booking deadline is Sept. 24, so reserve early to avoid disappointment!  For further information, please ONLY contact Tammy Veld  rtveld96@gmail.com or call/text:  905.745.5609

ISRAEL & JORDAN STUDY TOUR - October 10-22, 2019 - Travel to New Testament sites connected with Jesus’ life and the early church: Bethlehem, Nazareth, Caesarea, Capernaum, Bethsaida, Sea of Galilee, Caesarea Philippi, the major biblical places in Jerusalem, Masada and much more. This tour also uniquely involves key biblical sites in Jordan, including the amazing city of Petra. Visit www.jeffreyweima.com or contact Dr. Jeff Weima at wemje@calvinseminary.edu or 616-328-3110

TRAVEL WITH CALVIN - Join a Caribbean cruise with time in the Panama Canal as well as stops in the Bahamas, Aruba, Columbia, and Costa Rica. This January 2020 trip is hosted by Ellen and George Monsma, with arrangements handled by Witte Travel. Or take a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in March 2020 with Pastor Bill and Lyn Vanden Bosch, visiting sites throughout Galilee and around Jerusalem. These trips are open to all friends of Calvin; see calvin.edu/go/travel for full itinerary, cost, and registration details.

WALK THE PATHS OF THE EXODUS - Step back into ancient times and walk the paths of the Exodus from Egypt to Israel in Resonate's Exodus Vision Tour. You will see historical Biblical sites, learn the history of some of the oldest churches in the world, and gain understanding of how to live under persecution living as a minority faith. The Exodus Vision Tour is scheduled for March 15 - April 1, 2020. Learn more at www.resonateglobalmission.org/exodus