News & Events

Aug
14

Coming Up

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IN THE SCHOOL School Lunch - All church/home school families are invited for a back-to-school luncheon downstairs in the fellowship room being held on Sunday, September 3, at 12:15 (after the morning service).  Each home is asked to bring a salad and a dessert (if need be one or both can ... Continue

Aug
7

A Clash of Kingdoms

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Bible Series - A Clash Of Kingdoms is the latest on-location series of lessons by Bible teacher, Ray Vander Laan.  It is number fifteen in the series (we have shown all previous fourteen here over the past twenty years). Continue

Jul
5

It’s a Boy!

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Congratulations to the Braks on the arrival of their third grandchild.   Jack River Van Garrett was born to Chris and Natalie on June 28, at 5:16 pm.  He weighed 8 lbs. and 13 oz. Continue

Jun
19

2016 School Graduation

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Four  received diplomas: Kindergarten (Ben Borrmann, Evangeline Foy), Grade Eight (Ava Foy), Grade Twelve (Leann tenPas) And all graduated with academic honours. And the award winners were: Mrs. Price’s class and a $25 gift card: Ben Borrmann (scholarship), Evangeline Foy (scripture), Chelsea Geertsma (spirit). Mrs. Borrmann’s class and a $37.50  gift card: Ethan Borrmann (scholarship), Charlotte Foy ... Continue

May
15

2017 Christian School Track & Field

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LOWER GRADES (16 Ribbons) Benjamin Borrmann/K5 - Bean Bag Toss (1), Buddy Race (3), Ball On Spoon (1), Boys Relay (3) ... ChelseaGeertsma /K4 - Bean Bag (3), Ball On Spoon (1), Girls Relay (1) ... Evangeline Foy /K5 - Ball On Spoon (2), Girls Relay (3) ... Quinnly Diegel/K5 - Bean Bag Toss ... Continue

May
1

It’s a Girl!

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Congratulation to Tyler and Suzanne on the birth of a little girl, Allison Nicole, a sister for Luke.  She was born on Friday morning, April 28, at the Listowel hospital. Continue

Apr
18

Congratulations!

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Peter Jachin Noble was born to Brodie and Susana on April 11, 2017, at 12:45 a.m., weighing 8 lbs, 13 oz.  His middle name, Jachin means  in Hebrew (“to be established”) and is from I Kings 7:21, And he set up the pillars in the porch of the temple: and ... Continue

Feb
27

It’s A Boy!!

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Ethan Price was born on Monday, February 20 to Tom & Julie Price.  He came into the world at 8 lbs. 13 oz.  He is the second grandson of Deryl and Beverley Price. Continue

Feb
13

Deacon’s Elections

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The five men elected to serve as the  board of deacons for 2017 are, in alphabetical order (Charlie Brak, Deryl Price, Frank Borrmann, Mark Wassink, and Stuart Foy). Continue

Feb
13

Congratulations Students!!

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Once again the church school students and their teachers are to be congratulated for another outstanding academic quarter with a combined average of almost 93% (92.8%).  Both the younger downstairs classroom and the older upstairs classroom achieved  90% and better.  This is the 26th straight semester for doing so in ... Continue

Jan
30

Congratulations!

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It's a Boy!  Weston Gunner John born on January 24, at 5:30 p.m. and weighing 8 lb. 12 oz. to Curtis and Lyndsay John.  Another grandson for John & Emmy Lou Wassink. Continue

Jan
23

Deacon’s Election

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Next Sunday, January 29, we will have the 2017 election for church deacons.  The sample ballot is on the back bulletin board.  Please pray for the men and their wives as we look forward to 2017. Continue

Jan
23

Congratulations!

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Congratulations to Jodie tenPas on making the Academic Dean’s List.  Jodie is a first year student of Redeemer University. Continue

Oct
10

Congratulations, It’s a Boy!!

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James and Theresa Diegel have a new baby boy, Declan Diegel.   The little fella was born in Stratford on Saturday morning at 8:15.  He arrived late in the 35th week (a little pre-mature) and weighed in at 5 lbs. 15 oz. Now both Quinnly and Isaac have a baby ... Continue

Jul
11

Wedding of Dennis & Julie Fetter

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Pastor Gary and Barb were at a Fetter family wedding in Forest, Ontario. Dennis and Julie were married and will be making their new home, along with Travis, in Teeswater.  CONGRATULATIONS!! Continue

Jun
21

Graduation 2016

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DIPLOMAS ● Kindergarten Five (Chad Geertsma, Maria Paura) ● Grade Twelve (Jesse Borrmann, Nichola Foy) AWARDS Mrs. Price’s Class $25 Gift Certificate/Red Apple ● Academic Average (Maria Paura) ● Scripture Memory (Chad Geerstma) ● School Spirit (Ben Borrmann/Evangline Foy) Mrs. Borrmann’s Class $25 Gift Certificate/Red Apple ● Academic Average (Ethan Borrmann) ● Scripture Memory (Charlotte Foy) ● School Spirit (Wesley Borrmann) Mrs. Fischer’s Class $25 ... Continue

May
24

2016 Track & Field Results

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KINDERGARTEN COMPETITION CHAD  GEERTSMA- Gold (Frog Race, Bean Bag Toss, Running Relay, Frisbee Toss, Buddy Race, Backward Race, Pony Race, Boy’s Relay) BEN BORRMANN- Gold (Buddy Race) ... Bronze (Frog Race, Boy’s Relay) EVANGELINE FOY- Silver (Pony Race) ... Bronze (Buddy Race) QUINNLY  DIEGEL- Bronze (Girl’s Relay) MARIA  PAURA- Silver (Frog Race, Pony Race, ... Continue

Mar
14

Christian School Convention Results

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Ava Foy (3) - Bronze (Math) ... Silver (Essay Writing) ...  Silver (Photography) Kaitlyn tenPas (3) - Bronze (Math) ... Bronze (Photography) ... Gold (Painting) Emma Foy (2) - Bronze (Math) ... Gold (Essay Writing) Leann tenPas (6) - Bronze (Math) ... Silver (Painting) ... Silver (Short Story Writing) ...  Gold ... Continue

Nov
30

The Twins are Here!

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Congratulations to Josh and Rebekah on the birth of twin boys.  Lionel David Reid (4:08 p.m., 6 lb/14 oz.) and Logan Frank Reid (4:43 p.m., 7lb/10oz)  were born on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 in the Stratford hospital. Continue

Nov
23

The Ark Encounter

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The Ark Encounter is a one-of-a-kind biblically-themed  tourist attraction, located in north-eastern Kentucky.  In an entertaining, educational, and immersive way, it will present a number of historical events as found in the Book of Genesis - all centered around a full-size, all-wood Ark - which when ... Continue

Oct
12

It’s Another Boy!

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Congratulations to all of the Wassinks on the arrival of a new baby, a boy.  Maverick was born very early Tuesday morning.  He came into the world at 9 lbs./ 8 oz. and is a little brother for Ryker and Declan. Continue

Jun
22

2015 School Graduation

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Class Of 2015 - We had a good graduation service this past Wednesday evening.  It was the thirty-fifth for this private education ministry.  Congratulations to the three church school graduates: Ethan Borrmann (Kindergarten Five), Kaitlyn tenPas (Grade Eight), and Jodie tenPas (Grade Twelve) as well as ... Continue

May
11

2015 Track & Field

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KINDERGARTEN (4/5) Maria (Third/Girl’s Relay) ... Ethan (First/Spoon Race & Second/Boy’s Relay & Second/Arms Race) ... Chad (Second/Arms Race) LOWER GRADES (1-6) Charlotte (Second/Kick Ball & Third/Crab Walk & Third/Bean Bag Toss & First/Soccer Kick) ... Wesley (Third/Three-Legged Race & First/Standing Long Jump & First/Basketball Shoot & First/Soccer ... Continue

Mar
16

Christian School Convention

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Our five older church school students (Kaitlyn, Emma, Leann, Nichola, Jodie) competed in the following categories for a bronze, silver, or gold ranking: Essay Writing ... Group Scripture  ... Math...Sketching ... Photography ... Poetry Writing...Spelling ... Short Story Writing ... Watercolour The results were as follows: Kaitlyn - Bronze (Group Scripture) ... Continue

Mar
9

It’s a Girl!

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Congratulations to Aaron and Lori on the birth of their fourth child, a baby girl.  Sadie Louise Borrmann was born on Friday, March 6, 2015, at 12:44 a.m.  She weighed in at 8 lbs./13 oz. Continue

Dec
22

It’s a Boy!!

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Isaac James Richard Diegel, born December 19 to James and Theresa Diegel of Seaforth.  8 lbs. 8 oz. Continue

Jun
30

Congratulations! It’s A Girl!

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We welcome the newest member, Ella Madelyn Reid (8 lbs, 3 oz./19 ½’‘ long).  She was born this past Tuesday (June 24 at 5:00 a.m.).  She is the second child for Josh and Rebekah and a sibling for her big brother, Fraser.  Congratulations to all. Continue

Jun
22

School News

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This past Tuesday evening, the four upper-grade young ladies cooked a delicious meal for both their parents and the school teachers.  Dinner invitations were made up and given out, as well as the table being formally set.  The menu was - garden salad, biscuits and butter, ... Continue

Jun
1

School News

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School Pictures (The photos will be taken in the last chapel) ... Church School Ends (The dismissal time for the last day of school will be on the scheduled  Friday at 12:00 noon.  Some of Mrs. Fischer’s students will be coming in on the following Monday ... Continue

May
9

Track & Field Results

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KINDERGARTEN - Will Dickert - 1st - Spoon; 1st - Running Backwards; 2nd - Bean Bag Throw; 1st - Frog Race; 1st - Frisbee Toss; 1st - Boy’s Relay; 2nd - Pony Races ... Ethan Borrmann - 2nd - Pony Races GRADE 1/2 GIRLS - Megan Geertsma - 3rd ... Continue

Feb
23

Congratulations!

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New Baby - On Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 6:20 a.m., Brodie and Susana Noble welcomed into the world their first child  - John Isaac.  The newborn weighed in at 7 lb. and 8 oz.  The birth took place in Goderich.  There are currently seven boys (no ... Continue

Oct
27

It’s a Boy!

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Congratulations to Tyler and Suzanne Borrmann on the birth of their first child, Luke Tyler.  Born on Saturday, October 19th, weighing 7 lbs. Continue

Jul
14

Sunday School – Films

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We will be showing two films in Sunday School over the four Lord’s Days in August.  Both productions are about children who were responsible for two of the great hymns of the church: When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder and The Love Of God.     Bessie - Bessie is the ... Continue

Jul
14

Are You the Average Canadian?

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Q & A - When it comes to the typical Canadian, are you above or below average? If you are above, put an (A).  If below, put a (B). Then total the (A)s and (B)s to see. __Average Female Height (5 Feet, 4 Inches) __Average Female Weight (148 Pounds) __Average Female Life Expectancy ... Continue

Jul
7

Upcoming Events

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July 14, 2013 SUNDAY SERVICES Adult Class (10:00) - Pastor Gary Morning Service (11:00) - Pastor Gary Evening Service (7:00) - Pastor Gary* PROPHETESSES Prophets, Then And Now *Synopsis - There are ten women in the Bible who are expressly called prophetesses and carried on the office of the prophet.  They are: Miriam, Deborah, Huldah, Noadiah, Isaiah’s ... Continue

Jun
9

A Beauty Pageant First

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The 2013 Miss World beauty pageant will not be featuring one of the main staples of other similar events - that of the swimsuit competition.  As young women from 137 nations gather in Jakarta, skimpy bikinis will be replaced by modest sarongs.  This is due to the fact that Indonesia ... Continue

Jun
2

Engaged!

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Congratulations to Jason Borrmann (and Mandi) on the announcement of their engagement.  The wedding will be on May 31, 2014, in North Carolina. Continue

Jun
2

It’s a boy!

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Congratulations to Josh and Rebekah on the birth of their first child, a little boy.  Fraser William was born in Listowel on Tuesday, May 28, at 3:15 a.m.  He weighed 7 lbs. and 10 oz.  This is the fourth grandchild for Frank and Suzanne.  BABY SHOWER for FRASER WILLIAM at:  WINGHAM BAPTIST CHURCH on:  ... Continue

May
20

Graduation!

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Jason Borrmann has graduated from West Coast Bible College in Lancaster, CA.  The Borrmanns (Frank, Suzanne, Jason) fly back from California tomorrow and Jason leaves for America on Tuesday,  where he will apprentice in pastoral work for the next nine months.  Jason will be serving in three churches in the southern United ... Continue

May
20

It’s A Boy!

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 Ryker now has a new brother! Declan Markus Wassink was born on Thursday, May 16, at 4:18 a.m. in Listowel.  The little fella weighed in at 7 lbs., 4oz.  Congratulations to Mark and Vanessa. Continue

May
20

2013 Track & Field Results

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Wesley Borrmann (Kindergarten) Second - Buddy Race...Frisbee Toss...Pony Race Third - Running Relay Will Dickert (Kindergarten) Second - Bean Bag Throw...Buddy Race                    Frisbee Toss...Pony Race Bella Dickert (Grade 1-2 Girls) First - 50 Metre Race...100 Metre Race Ava Foy (Grade 3-4 Girls) First - Standing Long Jump Second - 50 Metre Race Michael Geertsma (Grade 3-4 Boys) Second - 100 Metre ... Continue

Apr
21

A Rich Idea

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Congratulations to Brady Borrmann on winning the $1,000 prize for first place in the Business Venture Challenge put on by the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Conestoga College.  It was a contest for which student could come up with the best business plan in the Technology, Robotics, and Automation program.  His ... Continue

Mar
31

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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Christmas Or Easter If you were to ask people what is the most wonderful time of the year, they would say Christmas.  There’s even a holiday song with that title:  “It's the most wonderful time of the year - with the kids jingle-belling and everyone telling you be of good cheer - ... Continue

Mar
27

It’s a Boy!

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Hans Paura is the newest name on the church nursery roll.  John and Olga Paura's  little boy was born on Saturday, March 16, 2013, in Goderich.  Hans is German for John.  He weighed in at 7 lbs and 7 oz.  A baby shower is being planned for sometime in April. Continue

Mar
24

Teen Camping Trip

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Tues/July 2 - Fri/July 5 Bon Echo Provincial Park $25.00 Per Camper Park - Long a favourite destination for painters and photographers, this park north of Napanee is renowned for Mazinaw Rock. This 1.5 kilometre sheer rock face rises 100 metres above Mazinaw Lake, one of the deepest lakes in Ontario, and features ... Continue

Dec
30

All I Want for Christmas Is a…

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The gift children most wanted for Christmas this year may surprise you.  It wasn’t the latest electronic gadget or top-rated toy.  For children between the ages of three and twelve it was a baby brother or sister that topped  their list.  This according to what 2,000 children spoke into the ... Continue

Sep
23

News & Upcoming Events

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SUNDAY SCHOOL FILM SPECIAL October 14, 21, 28 TIME CHANGER The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled, “The Changing Times.”  His book is about to receive a unanimous endorsement from the board members of Grace Bible Seminary until his colleague Dr. Norris Anderson raises an ... Continue

Sep
16

News

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Congratulations to Brady Borrmann for making the academic dean’s list with honours at Conestoga College in Cambridge.  Ashley Borrmann has now graduated from the business administration program at Fanshawe College in London. Leta Stirling will be going to Benin, Africa, in early January for a month-long visit with her daughter, Miriam. Pastor Gary ... Continue

Sep
9

News

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Missions - Susie White informs us of a successful short-term missions trip to Guatamalea.  She was in the Central American country for nine days as part of an outreach team of seven.  Susie lodged primarily at the mission’s house.  Her time was spent at a school helping in fixing up ... Continue

Mar
6

King James Version

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The Book That Changed The World The publication of the King James Bible in 1611 was the landmark event in the English-speaking world.  There is nothing that has influenced the whole history of Great Britain and North America more than the KJV. The year 2011 marks the four hundredth anniversary of the ... Continue