Contact for Online Bulletin: If you have anything to add to the bulletin, please email [email protected]
Contact Council: If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email the council at [email protected]
New Address: Johanna de Blieck has a new address at Manoah Manor, including a new phone number. You can find her new information in our Online Directory.
Special Offering - World Renew’s Giving Tree: Share God’s love with someone experiencing poverty, hunger, and injustice this Christmas with a simple gift: a goat, a handwashing station, or a farm starter kit. Find these life-changing gifts and more in World Renew’s 2020-2021 Gift Catalog at worldrenew.ca/gifts or see also our website.
Ministry to Seafarers will be distributing Christmas gifts again this year for the annual Christmas at Sea gift-giving campaign. If you would like to support this cause that brings joy to so many seafarers each year, send your donations to Ministry to Seafarers, 401 E Waterfront Rd, Vancouver, BC V6A 4G9. Cheques can now be made payable to "Ministry to Seafarers." Write "Christmas at Sea" on the memo line.
1Life Launches with On-line Conversation Series: 1Life, your new bi-classical learning collective is launching itself with a five-part monthly lecture series (Jan.11, Feb. 8, Mar.8, Ap. 12, May 10) in partnership with The Kings University. Series Host: Pastor Joel Ringma (Terrace CRC). Topics & Dates: January 11: Called to Worship & Gospel Proclamation (Rev. Tim Wood & Witty Sandle: Praying Honestly)February 8: Called to Faith Formation (Dr. Heather Looy: Disgust & The Ethics of Empathy), March 8: Called to Servant Leadership (Dr. Neal DeRoo: Becoming Lovers of God), April 12: Called to Global Mission (Dr. Will VanArragon: 1st Nations & Treaties), May 10: Called to Justice & Mercy (Jonathon Nicolai-Dekoning: Pandemic, Poverty, & Prophetic Justice). To register: Eventbrite
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is putting on a number of online events to help us journey through Advent this year. Take a look here.
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID): Today, December 18, is your last chance to express your thoughts about MAID with your MP. Click here for more information.
South Coast Beach Project (SCBP): If you or someone you know is 18 – 25 years old, wanting to grow in leadership and discipleship, then check out the SCBP! Make life-long friends. Deepen your faith. Get summer work experience. And do all this while living in Port Dover on the shore of Lake Erie. What a better way to spend this summer 2021: living in intentional Christian community with your peers, learning opportunities about integrating your faith and life, getting work experience through summer employment, and connecting with a local congregation. For more information: www.southcoastbeachproject.org or contact Pastor Willemina Zwart at [email protected]. A ministry of Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, Simcoe and in partnership with Resonate Global Mission.
Today: The new Today booklets are available at the church!
The Banner: The December edition of the Banner is available at the church! You can also access a copy online at The Banner. The annual Banner donation appeal was disrupted by COVID and may have been missed altogether. To keep the Banner community conversation going, give online now at www.theBanner.org/Donate