Fruitland Christian Reformed Church

Upcoming Concerts & Events

HYMN-SING: On Sunday, October 28 at 6:30pm, Ebenezer Reformed Church (621 Highway 8, Stoney Creek) will host its monthly hymn-sing. We’ll start with a prayer and sing some of our favourite hymns together. Afterward, there will be a time of fellowship and refreshment. Future Hymn-Sing Dates: November 25 and January 27

 

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! 

 

NEW HORIZONS: New Horizons is a day at Redeemer for the young-at-heart! On October 30th 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

 

CELEBRATE WITH THE LIGHTHOUSE - Wow! The Lighthouse is celebrating 50 Years working with refugees, newcomers, and the community. Join the celebration on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at our Annual Dinner at Toronto District Christian High School in Woodbridge, ON. Stories from the past 50 years will be shared, along with a special dinner and silent auction. Reserve your spot, or a table of 8, by contacting Tabitha Eastman at 416-535-6262 or tabitha@lighthousecentre.ca. Your reservation is your ticket. A donation request will be made at the dinner.

 

CRCNA OPEN HOUSE - You are invited to visit the newly renovated Christian Reformed Church in North America offices at 3475 Mainway in Burlington, Ontario. Tours, treats, and fellowship will be available on November 8 from 10:00-noon. Additional festivities will take place from 3:00-7:00 p.m. including face painting for children. Come and learn about how you are at work in Canada and around the world through the ministry that takes place in this building.

 

CAREER + CALLING: Join us November 9th for a networking expo to connect with Redeemer students about co-ops, internships, work-integrated learning and future careers. Don Morrison former COO of Research in Motion will be speaking. redeemer.ca/networking-expo

 

CHOIR CONCERT: The Chorus of Praise (directed by John van Iperen) and Mattaniah Christian Male Choir (directed by Herman den Hollander) will once again be holding a combined benefit concert, the Lord willing, on Friday, November 9 at 8PM at Smithville Canadian Reformed Church, 330 Station Street, Smithville.  There will a free-will offering with the proceeds supporting Anchor Canadian Reformed Association, an organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities (www.anchor-association.com).  Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing you there.

Upcoming Concerts of Chorus of Praise Male Choir: December 4 - Holland Christian Homes @ 7:30 pm, December 7 - Guelph Emmanuel Canadian Reformed Church @ 7:30 pm, December 21 - With Voice of Praise Mixed Choir, Smithville Can Ref Church @ 7:30 pm

 

FAMILY FUN FEST (formerly the "N.A.C.E. Bazaar") - The annual event will take place November 10 at Smithville Christian Highschool. The committee members are in full force planning and we need your help to make this a success. From kids games, silent auction, home décor, live auction, baking, kitchen help, to evening clean up. With hundreds of people joining us in this event, we can't do this alone.   Please watch for opportunities to volunteer to be publicized in the next few weeks. We will be looking for donations for the silent auction, live auction and food donations.  If you have anything in mind already please don't wait for us to call you, please call us :)  Stay tuned for more details to come regarding this annual event.  For now... SAVE THE DATE!!!!!  If you have any questions and would like to know more about it please contact Christine Vangeest at 905-359-0204 or christinevangeest@gmail.com

 

LIBERTAS MALE CHOIR IN CONCERT WITH THE URKER MANS FORMATIE IN A JOURNEY TO CHRISTMAS - Director: Martin Mans. Organist: Martin Zonnenberg. Pianist: Mark Brandwijk. Join us at one of four concerts: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Orillia Presbyterian Church St Andrews (99 Peter St N, Orillia, ON, L3V 4Z3); Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Knox Presbyterian Church (59 Riddell St, Woodstock, ON, N4S 6M2); Friday, November 30, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Central Presbyterian Church (165 Charlton Ave W, Hamilton, ON, L8P 2C8); and Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Knox Presbyterian Church, 142 Ontario St, Stratford, ON, N5A 3H2). Go to www.libertasvoices.com for tickets online. Info@libertasvoices.com Tel: 905 522 0001. Also tickets sold at the door!

 

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.

 

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