July 28, 2019 NEWS


WANTED for Kids Camp:  SUPPLIES FOR ART CAMP (our last week):  Mason Jars, Old Snap lids and rings for Mason jars, Toilet Paper Rolls, Used large pails (to mix cement) and games or toys for Free-Play We could really use Lego or Duplo if anyone is done with theirs. THANK YOU!!

LOOKING FOR CAMP COMPANIONS TO HANG-OUT WITH KIDS DURING FREE PLAY (FOLLOWING LUNCH) AT CAMP!! 9 Days left! Come once, come twice, come every day! It’s up to you! Connect with our community kids and give the Leaders a lunch break. Visit mountainviewcrc.org/events/kids-summer-camp to sign up OR JUST SHOW UP if you have a free noon hour. YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!!


Our Next SUMMER JAM takes place this Sunday July 28th in the Fellowship Hall followed by a BBQ outside!! Come join us! Children will, share some camp songs, and present what they learned about OBEDIENCE. Support and celebrate our community kids and families. Thanks to all who attended our last Summer Jam. We had a great turnout and celebration of kids and camp!


Please consider attending the film Unplanned. The first six showings of Unplanned have sold out so we now have more new dates.  The Pen Centre Landmark Cinemas has now been booked for Mon. July 29th and Wed. July 31st; possibly more dates to follow depending on demand. For updated information and to book tickets, go to www.unplannedfilmniagara.com. You can also go to chooselife.ca or call (905) 684-7505 if you have questions. Let's pray for continued strong attendance, and that this film would have a powerful impact in our community. 

PRAYER WALK: Saturday August 3rd. meeting at Tim's across from Cole's at 8:30am - 9:30am. For anyone interested in joining, please contact Jane deVisser at 905-563-7671 or pjdevisser@sympatico.ca.


Mountainview’s Prayer Ministry will be meeting 2 times per month this summer rather than weekly given member schedules. Meeting dates remaining are July 31st and August 14th & 28th. Please continue to lift up the various needs of our church community and the world around us in your prayers regularly, despite not meeting weekly in person.


Do you or does someone you know have a room or an apartment for rent in the Niagara region? With the growing student population at Brock University, students are having a very difficult time getting into on-campus housing. As a result, two out of town CRC Brock students are in desperate need of a Christian home or an apartment with other Christian students in the Niagara region. If you have any information or might be able to point me toward a contact who does - please contact Zack DeBruyne. Emailzdebruyne@brocku.caCell: 905-321-8296.



Family Faith Formation Tip - Got questions about being a Christian parent? You’re not alone. The Home Grown Handbook for Christian Parenting by Karen DeBoer shares answers to 111 real-life questions parents like you ask. It’s available at FaithAliveResources.org. (Faith Formation Ministries; crcna.org/FaithFormation)

Pray for Inspire 2019 - Inspire 2019 is a conference to connect people from across the 1000+ churches in the Christian Reformed Church for three days of worship, workshops, speakers, and conversation. As we plan and prepare for this event, happening August 1-3 in Windsor, Ont., please join us in praying for the event and all who will attend. This week, please pray for breakout speakers in sessions about faith, discipleship, and mission. Pray for these speakers as they make final preparations for their sessions and workshops. Pray that their words and presentations will engage and inspire people involved in faith formation, helping people to find and follow faith in Christ.

All Ontario Camporee - We are excited to be welcoming 190 Cadets and Counselors to the All Ontario Camporee for the week of August 5–10, taking place in Dunnville, ON. Please pray that the Lord will give us a great week while we are enjoying His creation and learning new skills. The Counselors are preparing to have an awesome time with their Cadres and the rest of the campers.

Telling God's Story - A Day of Learning and Inspiration for Worshipers, Leaders, Musicians & Preachers. Planned for you by people like you who are involved in worship ministry in the local church. Join us Saturday, September 21 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at First Hamilton CRC and Central Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, ON. This day includes times of worship, fellowship, and learning that will connect to those involved with worship planning and leading. Purchase tickets and register for your workshops at tinyurl.com/TellingGodsStory

Karin Terpstra