Fruitland Christian Reformed Church

Upcoming Concerts & Events

BIG WORSHIP: The student praise teams of Smithville Christian High School invite you to Big Worship on Friday, March 29, with four student praise teams and Elias Dummer, former front man of The City Harmonic. Come and worship with us, and be inspired by talented teenagers using their gifts and passion for leadership and worship. Tickets are $5 per person at the door, or $15 per family and $25 per youth group if reserved in advance via office@smithvillechristian.ca. Doors open at 7, event begins at 7:30.

 

INSPIRE 2019 - Have you registered yet? The early bird deadline for Inspire 2019 is coming up! Register before April 1 to receive the early bird rate of $80. Inspire 2019 is an event designed specifically for ministry volunteers and leaders from Christian Reformed and Reformed churches across North America. Join us August 1-3 in Windsor, Ont., for an exciting and uplifting three days. Find out more at crcna.org/Inspire

 

FAMILY OUTREACH ONTARIO'S next information seminar will be at the Wellandport United Reformed Church on April 4th. Two gentlemen will be presenting: one a police officer, speaking on drug addictions and the legalization of cannabis; the other, a past drug user, giving his story of addiction and recovery.  More information and details coming soon!  

 

CONFERENCE: THE PRODIGAL LOVE OF GOD - Join us April 4-6, 2019, at Dordt College for The Prodigal Love of God Conference: Reencountering Dort at 400 and Beyond. Through invited plenaries and panel discussions, this conference will feature conversations about the historical legacy and the future of Protestantism as well as the opportunities facing the global church in the decades ahead. Confirmed speakers include Marilynne Robinson, Richard Mouw, James K.A. Smith, Timothy George, Paul Lim, Suzanne McDonald, Jemar Tisby, and Tish Harrison Warren. For info go to www.dordt.edu/plg. Register at prodigalloveofgodregistration.eventbrite.com/

 

TEEN CHALLENGE ONTARIO WOMEN'S CENTRE GALA BANQUET 2019 - Join us Thursday April 11, 2019 for our gala banquet, featuring a very special performance of powerful singing and testimonies from the Teen Challenge Ontario Women’s Choir! Tickets are $65 each or $500 for a table of eight. Hors D’oeuvres 5:30pm, Dinner @ 6:30pm. Held at Bellvue Manor, 8083 Jane Street, Vaughan. Tickets: www.tcgta.ca

 

RISE TO THE CHALLENGE WITH EduDeo GO - EduDeo GO is a national walk, run, bike, or swim challenge to raise funds and impact the students of Espacio de Gracia in the Dominican Republic. Working together from April 15 – May 24, we want to collectively walk, run, bike, and swim around the world in 40 days. Will you join us? To learn more and register, visit edudeo.com/GO, or call our office at 1-866-360-4274.

 

10TH ANNUAL HAMILTON PLACE CONCERTApril 20, 2019, DV - Hosanna Choir & Mattaniah Christian Male Choir

Tickets are now available for the annual combined concert of the 120 voice Hosanna Choir & 35 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, April 20 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 & Shawn Spier (trumpets), the concert will also feature Sarah Wiebe (Flute), and Jaco van Houselt (Soprano).  Tickets are aviailable at $20 & $30, and can be obtained through a choir member, or contact Wendy den Hollander at 905-628-1211 or email her at orders@hosanna-choir.org or online at www.hosanna-choir.org

 

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE - Join us Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Meeting House in Oakville, ON. With demands of work and family, women often juggle many responsibilities and struggle to be 'enough'. The good news is that Jesus is enough! All women are invited for a day of inspiration, worship, and fellowship, with the theme of In You. I Am. Enough. My grace is sufficient. 2 Cor. 12:9. Speaker: Megan Fate Marshman; Worship Leader: Brooke Nicholls; Storyteller: Sara Weber; Improv: Lea Wilkening and Natasha Bromfield. Come and be refreshed and renewed; bring your friends; invite someone who is seeking! For more information, and to register online, go to www.inspirationalwomen.ca or contact Marian at mlensink@crcna.org.

 

WALKING ALONGSIDE - YOUTH AND MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE - Registration is now open! Join us Saturday, April 27 (8:15 am – 3:30 pm) at Westdale Reformed Church in Hamilton, ON. Keynote speaker Stephen Doucet Campbell will address mental health challenges faced by youth and give practical ideas to walk alongside them so they can not only endure but thrive. Workshops will address youth and addiction, social media, suicide, and depression. Regular registration fee is $50. Sign up by March 22 and pay only $35. Student rate is $25. Get details and register at bit.ly/walkingalongside. For information, please contact Miriam at mspies@crcna.org.

 

JOIN WORLD RENEW AT AOYC 2019! - We are so excited for this year’s All Ontario Youth Convention, from May 17-20! High school students will have to opportunity to “reach out” and help address both global and local hunger! World Renew is asking that each student bring $10 to help feed Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, and bring 10 food items to donate to the Food Bank of Waterloo Region. For more info and to register, please go to www.allontario.com/aoyc-2019

 

COUNTRYSIDE CAMP & CAMP SHALOM - will be celebrating 50 years of God’s faithfulness on May 25th at First Reformed Church in St. Catharines. Celebrate with us over dinner as remember the last 50 years of games, songs, friends, and most importantly changed lives. We are pleased to have special guests Reverend Calvin and Jane Vermulum. Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased online at www.countrysidecamp.com.

 

RE GOLF TOURNAMENTMay 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/

 

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.

 

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.

 

ISRAEL & JORDAN STUDY TOUR (Oct 10-22, 2019) - Travel to 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. Contact Dr. Jeff Weima at wemje@calvinseminary.edu or 616-328-3110.

 

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