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Jan 21 – JED Talks

We are hosting a monthly learning forum called JED talks (20-25 minute talks like TED talks; JED stands for “Jesus Encourages Dialogue”). Speakers will present on thoughtful, provocative topics to help us listen, learn and love, even when we disagree. The first JED Talk will be Thursday, January 21 from 7:30-9:00pm. Email the church office […]

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Jan 10 – We Welcome Urban Hope

This Sunday we welcome Christine to Maranatha. Christine works at Urban Hope at the Vineyard in Cambridge, which will also be our offering cause. Christine will speak on Psalm 82:3-4 with a message called “The Poor God’s Gift to Us”.

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Dec 20 – Expanding Our Vision Campaign: We Did It!

We are excited and thankful to announce that we have exceeded our goal of $15,000! To date we have raised $15,336 which includes just over $4,700 from the Youth fundraising event. Thank you to everyone for your help. The equipment has been ordered and we look forward to enjoying the results with you in the […]

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Nov 8-20 Christmas Planter and Dutch Toko Fundraiser

Help us raise money for our “Expanding Our Vision” campaign! Our youth are so excited to offer their annual fundraiser, this year to put towards our “Expanding Our Vision” campaign to update our livestreaming equipment here at Maranatha! Check out youth.maranathacrc.com for all the goodies, including gorgeous Christmas planters and delicious treats from Dutch Toko. This fundraiser […]

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Nov 14 – Maranatha Adventure Tour

Start your engines and organize your family/team to participate in our first every car rally, Saturday morning, November 14! We have a 42 km route planned with 8 stops, with a completion time under 2 hours!  Get to know where some of your fellow members live in this outdoor event – with each car its […]

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Oct 28 – November Food Bank Drive

The deacons are asking for our help in supporting the Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank! For the month of November, we are asking for donations of new socks and underwear. These items can be placed in the food bank boxes at the back door or in the foyer, and the deacons will deliver them to the […]

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Oct 15 – Alpha Online

Contact the Church Office to register or for more information.519.623.8151office@maranathacrc.com

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Sept 29 – Redeem the Screen

How can we use technology for the purposes of God, without being negatively impacted by it? How can “screens” serve the church (especially in our current situation), even if they are not the ideal way to connect? We will be meeting for 3 weeks on Tuesdays from 1-2 pm starting September 29. Please contact us […]

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Aug 16 – “Dare to Be a Daniel” Sermon Series

This 2-part sermon series challenges us to sharpen our Christian distinctiveness in a pluralistic age, based on Daniel 1. “Dare to Be a Daniel: Christian Distinctiveness in a Pluralistic Age” (Part 1) Daniel 1 Rick DeGraaf (August 16, 2020) “Dare to Be a Daniel: Christian Distinctiveness in a Pluralistic Age” (Part 2) Daniel 1 Rick […]

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Aug 16 – Sunday Morning Services Now Open to Public

Good news! We have begun opening our Sunday morning services to the public, in limited numbers. If you would like to attend a service, please register to attend using the sign up link found in your email or on our facebook page every week. We will be starting slowly with distancing measures, sanitizing procedures and […]

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