Fruitland Christian Reformed Church

Upcoming Concerts & Events

AOYC 2018 - Now is the time to register for the All Ontario Youth Convention! Come experience God's love through teaching, worship, and fun, with 900+ teens and leaders. High school students and adult leaders can register online at or visit for more information.
SPRING MAINSTAGE: AS IT IS IN HEAVEN - March 21-24: Learn about the contours of a Kentucky Shaker faith community in the 19th century with As It Is In Heaven, the latest mainstage play from Redeemer. The play, acted by nine women, is written by Arlene Hutton and directed by Prof. Raymond Louter. Learn more at
LADIES NIGHT:  You are invited to join us on Thursday, March 22 @ 7:30pm at Bethany CRC in Fenwick for our annual "Ladies Night". There'll be worship and refreshments as Sara Van Barneveld, graduate of Redeemer University, takes us on her heroic journey, "Getting Healthy by 40".  Through ridiculous exercise classes to even more ridiculous diets, from crawling up the escarpment stairs to the "all you can eat dark chocolate" diet, Sara shares hilarious stories on trying to lose a few pounds while gaining hope, joy and acceptance as a daughter in Christ. Stories we will all identify with.  Bring a friend.  Cost is $5 at the door and includes refreshments. See you there!
HOPE ACADEMY BENEFIT CONCERT: Hope Academy mission school is sponsoring a Spring benefit concert, featuring members of the Redeemer University College Concert Choir under the direction of Dr. Christiaan Teeuwsen. The concert will include a selection of choral repertoire and instrumental solos. It will be held on March 24 at 7:30 pm at Rehoboth United Reformed Church, 77 Glancaster Rd, Ancaster. Admission can be paid at the door.  Please join us for an evening of praise!
HYMN-SING: Sunday, March 25 at 6:30pm, Ebenezer Reformed Church 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 Date: April 29.
ANOTHER’S WORLD: PORTRAITS BY TIM LOWLY AND CHRISTINA SEALEY - UNTIL MARCH 28: Another’s World is an art exhibition curated by Redeemer art student Bethany Kenyon featuring painted portraits by Christina Sealey and Tim Lowly. Learn more at
When: Sat March 31, 2018 
Where: Amici’s Banquet Centre (Thorold)  Time: Auction: 5:30 pm- Dinner: 6:30 pm
Tickets: $50 pp  $350 for table of 8 (Tax receipts issued for donations made at event)
Entertainment: Copper & Iron  Come join us in celebrating 10 amazing years!
RSVP Barb 905 788 9800 or  (cash, chq, credit card, e- transfer)
9th ANNUAL HAMILTON PLACE CONCERT – March 31, 2018 - Hosanna Choir & Mattaniah Christian Male Choir
Tickets are now available for the annual combined concert of the 150 voice Hosanna Choir & 40 voice Mattaniah Christian Male Choir concert which will once again be held, the Lord willing, at FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly called Hamilton Place) on Saturday, March 31 at 7:30pm. In addition to our regular line-up of musicians of Ryan Vandenberg (Organ), Andre Knevel (Organ), Naomi Van Manen (Piano), Scott Harrison & Aaron Hodgson (trumpets), the concert will also feature Doug Miller (Flute), and Jaco van Houselt (Tenor).  Tickets are aviailable at $19 & $29, and can be obtained through a choir member, or contact Wendy den Hollander at 905-628-1211 or email her at or online at
CAPTAIN AMERICA VS. FLANNERY O'CONNOR: HEROES AND SAINTS FOR UNHOLY TIMES - APRIL 4: Creative writing professor and author Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson will deliver a free lecture as part of Redeemer's The World and Our Calling lecture series. More information at
SPRING CONCERT: ENLIVEN - April 6: Join us for Enliven, a spring concert featuring a collection of highlights from the Redeemer Music department. This is the final performance of the academic year for the concert choir, concert band and jazz ensemble. More details at
EASTER CONCERT:  Performing Arts @ Mountainview invites you the join them for an Easter Celebration Concert featuring the Stratford Concert Choir, with Ian Sadler, Artistic Director & Conductor; Imre Oláh, Accompanist & Assistant Conductor and Catharine Sadler, Soprano. The Stratford Concert Choir is a 90+ voice community choir committed to the presentation of the best of the classical choral repertoire. The concert will take place on Saturday April 7th, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m. There will also be an opportunity for audience participation. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the McNally House Hospice. 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.
LIBERTAS MALE CHOIR CONCERT - Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Join Libertas Male Choir for "Hands Across the Ocean" at Smithville Canadian Reformed Church, 330 Station St, Smithville ON. The choir is directed by Martin Mans and will be accompanied by Andre Knevel on the organ and Liselotte Rokyta on the panflute, with soloist Amber Ruthart. For tickets, please visit or call 905-522-0001.
IF: GATHERING is an event for women of all ages who seek to learn how to give God away in the very places He has put us. We will gather together and be reminded why following God and making disciples matters. We will worship together, study scripture together (with gifted Bible teachers: Bianca Olthoff, Ann Voskamp, Jennie Allen, Jo Saxton, and many more!) and dialogue about the power and responsibility of sharing the gospel in whatever season of life we are in. This event will be held on the evening of April 20th and day of the 21st at Providence Church in Beamsville. The cost of the event is $26 USD. It is not to be missed! For More information, follow “IF: West Niagara 2018” on Facebook or go to: to register for the event. 
ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP EVENT - Does the challenge of leadership in uncharted territory sometimes feel overwhelming? Resonate Global Mission, Diaconal Ministries Canada, and the Connections Project invite you to an inspiring one-day event exploring Adaptive Leadership and what it can mean for your ministry and congregation, with keynote speaker Tod Bolsinger, author of 'Canoeing the Mountains'. Join us Saturday, April 21 at Hilton Garden Inn (airport), Toronto. $99/person includes all meals. Space is very limited. For more information or registration details, please email: or visit
“SONGS TO WARM YOUR HEART” - You are invited to attend an amazing concert of great choral harmonies with the "Crusader Christian Male Choir" from Sprindale and the Ambassadors Male Chorus that will warm your hearts as we praise God for the beauty of Spring. Mark Saturday April 21, 7:30 pm on your calendar and book your tickets with an Ambassador or 519-755-4865 for an evening of great choral Mass Choir selections and guest artists in this “Festival of Praise.” Where: Mnt Hamilton CRC, 1411 Upper Wellington & Stone Church Road, Hamilton, ON. Tickets are $20.00, also available at the door. Call for Family, Student and Group discounts. Enjoy the AfterGlow reception afterwards and reacquaint yourself with family and friends. We are looking forward to sharing a great evening of praise and worship with you!
WORSHIP AS JOURNEY: A DAY OF LEARNING AND RENEWAL - is a conference for everyone interested in worship and music, sponsored by Worship Ministries of the Christian Reformed Church, the Presbyterian Church of Canada, the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, and Interlude. Featured presenters are Steve Bell ( and Ken Medema ( with many additional workshop leaders and an opportunity to join the choir for the evening concert. This event is April 28, 2018, 9 AM - 5 PM conference (CA $35) and 7 PM Concert (free will offering) at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Avenue, Toronto, ON. See for more event details and registration.
53RD ANNUAL NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST – MAY 7-8, 2018: The National Prayer Breakfast is an annual Christian event offered under the auspices of the Speaker of the Senate on behalf of the Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast Group. Organized by a group of dedicated volunteers led by the Chair’s office, the event allows our elected public officials to gather together with men and women from different backgrounds to pray and connect through our shared faith in Christ.
Leadership Dinner: Monday, May 7 – 6:00-9:30pm @ Sir John A. MacDonald Building, 144 Wellington Street, Ottawa
National Prayer Breakfast: Tuesday, May 8 – 7:30-9:30am @ Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa
Leadership Dinner: $80 per person, National Prayer Breakfast: $70 per person,
Leadership Seminar following the Breakfast: FREE.
To purchase your ticket and reserve your seat at the Leadership Dinner:
To purchase your ticket reserve your seat at the National Prayer Breakfast:
Student Forum - If you know a student who would like to participate in the National Student Forum taking place May 6-8, 2018 on Parliament Hill, please direct them to our website:
GEMS GIRLS’ CLUBS is celebrating its 60th birthday this year, and we plan to kick off the celebration at the 2018 Conference. Any woman is invited to attend! Will you help us celebrate? Join us in Ancaster, Ontario at Redeemer University College on July 13-15, 2018. You can find more details on the GEMS website. Discounted individual and group rates are available until March 10. Register soon!