Fruitland Christian Reformed Church

Upcoming Concerts & Events

HYMN-SING: On Sunday, May 26 at 6:30pm, Ebenezer Reformed Church (621 Highway 8, Stoney Creek) will host its final hymn-sing of the season. We’ll start with a prayer and sing some of our favourite hymns together. Afterward, there will be a time of fellowship and refreshment. Everyone is welcome!

RE GOLF TOURNAMENT - May 30, 2019: Redeemer invites you to participate in our final event in support of the Campaign for Redeemer 2020: the Re Golf Tournament. To learn more or register, visit: redeemer.ca/re-golf/

LIBERTAS MALE CHOIR – HANDS ACROSS THE OCEAN 2019 TOUR -  In concert together with the Groot Mannenkoor Nederland forming a combined choir of 120 voices!  Directed by Martin Mans and accompanied by Mark Brandwijk. Wednesday June 5 – Redeemer University College, Thursday June 6 – Port Hope United Church, Friday June 7 – St. George’s Cathedral, Kingston, Saturday June 8 – The Cathedral Church of St. James, Toronto   ***All concerts begin at 8:00PM*** Reserve your tickets today!  (Also available at the door) www.libertasvoices.com, 905.522.0001, or info@libertasvoices.com

PERFORMING ARTS @ MOUNTAINVIEW presents a Spring Concert with the Hamilton Children’s Choir with Artistic Director: Zimfira Poloz. Hamilton Children’s Choir makes a difference in the lives of children and youth by providing young people with exceptional choral music instruction and performance opportunities that foster creativity, personal development and social growth. Join with us as we celebrate the gifts God has given to these children. The concert will take place on Saturday June 8th @ 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Rose Cottage Visiting Volunteers, a part of the West Niagara Hospice Program. 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 TO A YARD SALE AND OPEN HOUSE AT MARTINDALE PLACE! On Saturday June 8th from 9:00 am to 11:30 am, we are hosting another open house at 1128 Vansickle Road North in St. Catharines for those that would like to tour the Martindale Commons after visiting our annual Yard Sale that begins at 8:00 am.  The Martindale Commons is for seniors who would like to live in a Christian environment, can live independently and would enjoy monthly rental accommodations with enhanced services including meals, housekeeping, flat linen laundry, activity programs, scheduled transportation, and an emergency response system.  Standard studios and double occupancy units are currently available.  We would love to discover how we can meet your needs.  You can also contact accommodations@martindaleplace.com or 905-988-9414. 

RECONCILIATION TRIP - The CRC's Youth Ambassador of Reconciliation Program is looking for young people to participate in their week-long cross-cultural reconciliation trip and leadership program in Indigenous justice and reconciliation. The trip will bring participants to sites of racism, resistance, and reconciliation around southwestern Ontario. Program dates: August 10-17, 2019. Registration deadline: July 1, 2019. Contact Iona Buisman at ibuisman@worldrenew.net for more details.

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!

READY TO BE INSPIRED? - Join Christian Reformed people from across North America in Windsor, Ontario from August 1-3, for amazing worship, exciting plenary speakers, and inspiring workshops. You'll discover new resources for your church, connect with people doing similar ministry, and re-imagine what the future of ministry could look like. You won’t want to miss it! Register today 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