eBulletin   -   Aug 17, 2023

August 17, 2023 eBullein


Prayers - For Tintern's prayer list, check out our website www.tinternchurchofchrist.ca. The "Prayer Hub" button (top right corner or click here) is where you will find our list of prayers. You can also add prayers.

Teacher Drive - Join our team of volunteer Sunday School teachers for the coming school year! We are in need of teachers for the following classes for the Fall Quarter:
On Sundays we need a Teacher for Gr 1 & Under, TRUTH and Young Adults.
On Wednesdays we need a Teacher for Gr 1 & Under, Grade 2-5, and EPIC and a helper for TRUTH. If you are able to help, please reach out to Megan or sign up on the whiteboard this Sunday.

Niagara Christian Gleaners - Next Wednesday morning, August 23, 2023, we are planning to load another sea container for export. It involves lifting a large quantity of dried produce. Please note some of the cases may weigh up to 30 lbs - so please be mindful of this requirement. The start time is 8:30 am.  

Here's what the work entails: https://photos.app.goo.gl/swWJQMsSkoDpZCjz5

If you're able to help please use the signup link to let me know you're coming.

Important Information & Signup Links Volunteering Details:
  • Volunteering is by means of the online signup. 
  • Please consider helping us out by clicking on this signup link. Two simple steps and you're signed up!
Community Care of West Niagara - CCWN is needing the following items:
  • shampoo and conditioner;
  • cleaning products;
  • toilet paper
  • laundry pods.
Drop off at CCWN or you can bring your items to the building and place in the wheelbarrow and they will be dropped of at CCWN.

Village of Hope - Our next Food & Funds Drive is Coming Soon, quickly - PORCH PICKUP FOOD DRIVE in Vineland-Jordan, Summer Share Saturday August 26 10AM-12PM — We Make a Village by the Care We Share. For food donation inspiration please see https://villageofhopeniagara.org/foodbank for ideas of needed products. August Is "Harvest of Hope" month at Village of Hope Niagara. We're raising funds, support, and awareness of food insecurity in our community, to alleviate hunger, where 1 in 6 among our neighbours (1 in 5 children) are going without each month, - skipping meals, and missing nutrition. When children, seniors, whole families in our community are affected, we're all impacted.

Church in the Park - Join us September 3rd at Charles Daley Park for Church in the Park. It has been requested that everyone should bring at least two large dishes to share (reminder, there is NO electricity). Please NO peanuts and label food that contains nuts, is Gluten free or diary free. Food should be brought from home ready to go. Beamsville Church of Christ will also be joining us. Please label your containers so that items left behind will find their way home again. Speak to Bethany Wirkkunen or Margaret  Ayala if you have any questions regarding food. Remember to invite friends/family. Invitations to hand out to family and friends will be in your mailbox at Tintern. A digital copy is below.

Family Feud - Don't forget to take the family feud survey LINKED HERE in preparation for our congregation-wide family feud game at September's FNC.   

44th Annual Southern Ontario Men’s Retreat - All men -- young, old, and in-between -- are encouraged to attend the 44th annual Southern Ontario Men’s Retreat at Camp Omagh in Milton, ON, September 8th-9th. Hosted by the men of the Waterloo church of Christ. Fee: $20 cash at the door (no discount for one-day attendance). RSVP before midnight on Tuesday, September 5th. This year we will be considering ways to be effective in making disciples of the generations in our congregations. Consider joining us for the full retreat or even for one of the days. For more information, visit the Facebook Event page

Save the Date - Sunday September 24 following morning worship (while the kids are in class) we will have a baby "shower" for Victoria and Caleb Ramey. If you would like to make a donation to a group gift you can send an e-transfer to Ainsely Ramey at ainsleyramey@gmail.com or give cash to Julie or Margaret by September 17. Victoria and Caleb are registered at myregistry.com if you would like to purchase anything for them.

Tintern Book Club - Our book club is going to be reading Richard Rohr's book "Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps" It's a discussion of the intersection between the gospel and the twelve step process used by AA and NA. Contact Noel (noel@tinternchurchofchrist.ca) if you are interested. Or you can join the Facebook group by clicking on this link: https://facebook.com/qr/1506607500163076

We will gather on Friday October 20th at 7pm to discuss the book and share our thoughts (location TBA). Questions? reach out to Noel.

Accommodations Help - Hannah Kent is relocating to Niagara (she is the daughter of Jim & Kim Kent). If you know of a one-bedroom apartment, please contact Beck C or respond to this eBulletin.  

From Lawrence Whitfield - Please pray that Lawrence will have a safe trip to Zambia in September and that he will be an encouragement to the people there.  Those wishing to contribute to the gifts that he plans to take, may give Lawrence new or nearly new men’s shirts (M, L or XL) and men’s socks.  Warm material is fine.  Or monetary donations are welcome.  Either cash or e-transfer to lawrence.edward.whitfield@gmail.com.   As space and weight are limited, any excess items will be donated to GBF and any excess funds will be donated to the Tintern children’s collection on the first Sunday of the month.   Lawrence has a preaching appointment on August 20 but will be at Tintern the remaining 3 Sundays before he goes.  

Great Cycle Challenge Canada - Riding to Fight Kids Cancer - I'm riding 200 km this August in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer! Because cancer is the largest killer of children from disease in Canada. Over 1,700 Canadian children are diagnosed with cancer every year. Kids should be living life, not fighting for it.
Please make a donation to support my challenge and save little lives. Simply click the link below to view my fundraising page: 

All funds raised from the event will be used to fight kids' cancer to help children across Canada who are bravely fighting this terrible disease.
Thank you for your support. David Perry     Rider ID: 7653 
Back to School Programs
  1. Grimsby Benevolent Fund - Last year we were thrilled to have groups, individuals, and Grimsby families partner with us for our back to school program. The donations that arrived throughout the summer was amazing! Would you consider joining in on the fun of collecting school supplies, shoes, and snacks for a purpose? Items can be dropped off at our receiving doors at the back of the retail store or brought to the cash. Online donations can be made by clicking here.
  2. Community Care of West Niagara - The Back-to-School program provides a backpack filled with school supplies to children and youth from low-income families. Our backpack comes fully equipped with grade specific supplies needed for each child to be successful at school. We also work in partnership with CTFS Jumpstart Sneaker program in providing a new pair of sneakers so that kids can be active in school. With the cost of living what it is today, our assistance program will ease a lot of already-tight budgets and will ensure that children go back to school with their head held high! To make an online donations click here.
  3. Village of Hope - With more than 400 Lincoln children enrolled in our Back To School program (registration remains open until August 31) your donations will make a dramatic difference in our community this Fall. Please donate at villageofhopeniagara.org/back-to-school. Donations ensure that these children will receive school supplies, healthy snacks throughout the year, new shoes, and haircuts, for their year ahead. Donor support is needed from our community - Donate for our internet supplement - Donate for school supplies - Sponsor a child for $50

What Are Tintern Kids Praying For?

Grade 1 & Under
Lydia: praying for my mom
Knox: praying for my family
Lucy: praying for my visitors/Ruby

Grades 2-3
Elet: praying about power skating at Agape Camp
Hailey: praying about going to Omagh soon
Taryn: praying to stay safe when riding a horse
Joe: praying for mom and dad
Miranda: praying for my dad
Ruby: praying for the last soccer game to go well
Miss Becky: praying for our many friends going to camps this week

Grades 4-5
Lawson: praying for help obeying my parents
Peyton: praying for help being a role model around my friend's mom
Gwen: praying for help being an example around my friends' parents and my teachers and coaches

Upcoming Events

Sep 3                    Church in the Park (Charles Daley Park)
Sep 8 @ 7pm        Family Feud (see more information above)
Sep 8-9                 44th Annual Southern Ontario Men’s Retreat @ Camp Omagh
Sep 10                  Promotion Sunday
Sep 16                  Annual End of Season Celebration BBQ - Camp Omagh
Sep 24                  Baby Shower for Victoria & Caleb Ramey

eBulletin - If you have anything for the bulletin please send the information to tinternchurchofchrist@gmail.com.

Tintern in Person and Online - Join us this Sunday for in-person service at 9:45 am.  To watch live on our website click here https://www.tinternchurchofchrist.ca/watch. It will go live about 9:45 Sunday morning. You can always find us on Tintern's YouTube channel as well (https://www.youtube.com/user/tinterncofc).  

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