Common Bulletin Insert

                                                            Chatham-Kent CRC’s

                 Sunday, April 6, 2014  



Ruby L. wishes to thank her Church family, South Chatham Village and family for their love, prayers, cards and acts of kindness before, during and after her surgery. God continues to heal her body and will soon be able to be back to normal. Thank you. 

Happy birthday to Mr. Peter F. who is turning 88 on the 9th, to Mr. Harry H. who is turning 70 on the 10th,
and to Mrs. Jean H. who is turning 81 on the 11th. 

Throughout this month we ask that you please pray for and encourage those who are confined to their home: Tina Faas at Riverview Gardens, Johanna S. at Riverview Gardens, Brian M. at home, Tina VanderS. at home, Wilhelmina B. at Copper Terrace, Mike & Grada L. at Village on the Ridge, Dorothy S. at Chatham Retirement Resort, Annie H. at Chatham Retirement Resort, John terH. at Chatham Retirement Resort, Adrian V. at Riverview Gardens, and others who are going through difficult times.

GRACE CHURCH: We wish a very Happy Birthday to Tina S., who is having a birthday on Tuesday. May you experience a blessed day and upcoming year! 

 PLEASE NOTE that Grace Church will be closed from Monday, April 7 to Saturday April 12. During this time, there will be no entry permitted as the epoxy flooring is being applied. Please contact Kathy DeK.

Throughout this month we ask that you please pray for and encourage those who are confined to their home: Al B., Mary D., Irene ., Dina R. and Tina S. and others who are going through difficult times


SERVICE TIME & LOCATION: 5 PM at First Church.

APRIL 13, 2014: Please join us for our annual Friendship Bible Hour Worship Service at Grace CRC at 5pm.


April 6: Hilda W. and Kate T.
April 13: Brenda L.f and Joanna F.
April 20: Sharon McN. and Calvin DeK.
April 27: ?


UCB Canada 89.3 FM is Chatham-Kent’s Christian radio station and we’ll be holding our Spring 2014 Share-a-thon from April 15-17. If you like what we do, would you consider making a financial contribution to this broadcast ministry? UCB Canada is a registered charity and all donations are tax receiptable. Our pledge line is 519 (or 888) 351-1118. You can also donate on line at our website Thank you in advance for your support.

NeighbourLink C-K is expanding their Community Outreach with more programs and to do so they have come up with a new fundraising idea. NeighbourLink is hosting an online auction June 5th with the help of VANKLAVEREN AUCTIONS as one of their main fundraising events. We will be accepting gently used or new items including antiques, dishes, small appliances, and decorative items etc. as donations. Go to to learn how to bid and what items are auctioned.

NEIGHBOURLINK will be hosting an Easter Organ and Pan flute Concert, on April 10th at 7:30 pm at St. Andrews United Church, 85 William St. S. in Chatham. We are delighted that Mr. Andre Knevel, an accomplished and world renowned organist, and Ms. Liselotte Rokita, who is considered to be in the top of her field in pan flute, have accepted our invitation to perform together once again here in Chatham

Don't miss an evening that will touch your heart! "WHAT WONDROUS LOVE": A collection of contemporary choral performances and excerpts from Handel's 'MESSIAH' proclaiming the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ is being presented by The Jubilee Chorus (formerly Laudate Dominum Choir) and the CCHS Concert Choir on Good Friday at 7pm @ St. Andrew's United Church. A freewill offering will be graciously accepted.

2014 “Fifty-Fourth Lenten Noon Hour Services” at Christ Church -- 80 Wellington Street West, Chatham. THEME: “A Journey of Faithful Servants”. Every Thursday During Lent Service 12:10 pm. Lunch 12:35 pm. April 3rd: “Serving in Love”.

ATTENTION ALL YOUTH!! Yeehaw, it's time to SQUARE DANCE! Join the Blenheim CRC youth group on Friday, April 11 at 7:30pm for a boot-stompin', hand-clapping good time. Meet us at the Livestock Pavilion at Ridgetown College. Cost is $5 per person. Snacks and refreshments will be provided - and don't forget the prizes for best-dressed cowboy and cowgirl! Email etvyn@hotmail.comfor more information.

FINAL CHANCE to order Boterkoek! Thank you to everyone who has reserved their boterkoek from Grace Coffee Break! If you would still like to order boterkoek, please place your order by Thursday (April 10). To place your order, simply... 1) Sign up on the blue sign-up sheet on the table in Grace CRC foyer 2) call Kathy DeK. Prices are 1 boterkoek for $7 or 3 for $18. Pick-up will be at Praise Fellowship Church on Sat., April 12 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Praise Fellowship Church is located at 165 Park Ave. E.

CLAC Solidarity Banquet On Friday, April 11th, CLAC’s Solidarity local will be holding its annual meeting and banquet. Retired CLAC Representative Co Vanderlaan will be speaking and sharing some of his recollections of CLAC’s early years. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! For more information or to register, contact us at or by phone at 519 354 4831.

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Should Juveniles Serve Life Sentences? Adult time for adult crimes. That’s what some people are saying, but is it just? On this week’s episode, Dr. Jacquelynn Doyon shares her thoughts on juvenile life sentences. Go to to watch this week’sCrossroad Connection!

Baroque Lenten Service: The Redeemer Alumni Choir, directed by Dr. Christiaan Teeuwsen, presents an evening service styled after worship during the time of J.S Bach. The service will take place at First Christian Reformed Church in Hamilton (181 Charlton Ave. West) on Sunday, April 13 at 7:30 pm.

A Lenten Evening of Worship. "Ecclesiastice" a reading by Raymond Louter and Tom Carson, and Choral Anthems performed by Redeemer Concert Choir, conducted by Dr. Christiaan Teeuwsen. Sunday, April 6, 6:00 pm at Meadowlands Fellowship Christian Reformed Church, 211 Stonehenge Drive, Ancaster.

All announcements are due to Sharon S. by Thursday at noon.  
          This Common Bulletin Insert was posted on April 3, 2014
                        Since April 12, 2014 

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