Maple Grove Family Camp

Family Camp 2017 will be Celebrating Maple Grove’s 70th Anniversary!!

Maple Grove’s Annual General Meeting will be on Saturday July 8, 2017.  This meeting will be in the Tabernacle.  Registration for Annual Meeting will be from 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm in order to promptly begin the meeting at 2:00 pm.  Remember to bring a toonie in order to register as a member!

Family Camp Officially begins on Sunday July 9 at 10:00 am in the Tabernacle and closes at our morning worship service on Sunday July 16th.

Keep watch for more details!!


Family Fun at Maple Grove

Family Camp is a great way to kick off the summer with your family. With exciting programming for kids, teens, adults and even your toddlers, Family Camp promises to be a week the whole family will enjoy together.

Contact the Maple Grove Office to reserve trailer sites, tent sites, or cabins for Family Camp by calling the office (519 285 3334) or email at mgoffice@bellnet.ca

To register for Family Camp 2017, click  HERE.

 


Anniversary Celebration


Join us on the first Sunday afternoon of Family Camp to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Maple Grove — what God has done and where He is leading the Maple Grove Ministry!
On Monday afternoon from 2-4 the Historical Centre will be open with a focus on its 30th year anniversary.


Our guest speaker will be Pastor Claude Robold

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Claude Robold was born in Muncie, Indiana, on August 6, 1945, to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Robold. Shortly after his birth his father entered the pastoral ministry. The course of this ministry took the Robold family to the states of Indiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and Ohio.

After completing high school in 1963 in San Antonio, Texas, Claude entered San Antonio Junior College for one year. In the summer of 1964, after surrendering his life to the call of Christ, he enrolled at Gulf Coast Bible College, a Church of God college in Houston, Texas.

While at Gulf Coast, Rev. Robold met and married his wife, Jan Rahjes. During his time in school he served with Rev. David Cox, as Associate Pastor of the Southmore Church of God, in Pasadena, Texas, with much emphasis on youth ministry. This involved a lot of traveling for him as he served as a speaker for Youth Camps, revivals, etc.

Upon graduation from Gulf Coast Bible College, Rev. and Mrs. Robold moved to Anderson, Indiana, where he enrolled in the Graduate School of Theology. While studying at the School of Theology, Rev. Robold served as Associate Pastor of the East Side Church of God in Anderson with Rev. Dwight Dye. Rev. Robold also did work on his Masters Degree in counseling at Ball State University while serving the church in Anderson. During this time the Robold’s were blessed with their first daughter, Jamie Sue.

In 1973, the Robold’s accepted the call to pastor the MacArthur Park Church of God in San Antonio, Texas. The Lord blessed the ministry with tremendous growth in all areas including a fully licensed daycare and kindergarten program. While in San Antonio, Rev. Robold also had the responsibility of a daily fifteen minute radio program, “Morning Praises”, in the San Antonio area.

In August of 1975, the Robold family was blessed with their second daughter, Melissa Olivia.

In March of 1977, Rev. Robold accepted the call to pastor the North Modesto Church of God in Modesto, California. Some very rewarding efforts were excitingly blessed by God in the areas of discipleship ministries, evangelism, and outreach through a growing day care program.

Rev. Robold served as Senior Pastor of the Breiel Boulevard Church of God in Middletown, Ohio, from August 1980, to November 1987. During this time the Robold’s were blessed with their third daughter, Tara Suzanne, born February 17, 1983.

Rev. Robold now pastor’s New Covenant Church in Middletown, Ohio, a church he and his wife started in November, 1987. He had assisted in establishing four church plants. He is also involved extensively in ministry in India, Mexico, Latin America and Turkey. Pastor Robold travels annually to India, conducting National Pastors Training Conferences. New Covenant Church has built 40 churches in India; 20 homes for Leper victims, 2 children’s homes, housing over a hundred children. His congregation sponsors over 40 children in India.

During the past several years, Rev. Robold has been asked to serve the Church of God in many areas such as International Conventions speaker, conference leader, committee member, Youth Conventions and revival speaker. Rev. Robold served as the Chairman of the Ministerial Assembly of the Church of God in the state of Texas and as Chairman of the Board of Christian Education for Northern California, as well as a member of the Northern California Association Board of Directors.
He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and he serves as Vice-Chairman for the India Gospel League North America. He serves as one of six Elders of Southwest Ohio Church of God Ministries.

Rev. Robold has been involved in community activities serving on the Board of Directors for the YMCA; Chairman on the Board of Willow Knoll Community Retirement Center and various volunteer positions.

Pastor Robold has served as an associate consultant for Masterplanning Group International – a management consultant firm working with non-profit Christian organizations. He also serves local churches and non-profit organization, as a management consultant.

Rev. Robold and his wife, Jan, are now entering a new phase of life as they retire from the role of Lead Pastor of New Covenant Church. We look forward to continued services in the Kingdom of God. We will enjoy investing into the lives of our seven grandchildren.

 


 Special Event

Image result for tae photography krista ducheneKrista DuChene, a member of Canada’s 2016 Rio Olympic team for the marathon, will share her experiences of keeping her eyes on Christ through “Blessings and Trials”.  Join us in the tabernacle on Saturday evening, July 15th.

You can read bullets of Krista’s running career here.

 

Photo credit: Tae Photography.

Camp Fires at Maple GroveFor All Ages

Family Camp offers a variety of programs for all ages!

The teens enjoy camp fire and their worship time with our friends from Spring Arbor University.

 


Transformed Lives at Maple Grove

For more than 50 years, people have been meeting a living God at Maple Grove.  Lives have been transformed.

Maple Grove Family Camp is a place where children, teens, and adults have come to have fun and to be touched by God.  Countless people have met Jesus for the first time at Maple Grove.  And many have rededicated their lives too.

Maple Grove has been a place where people have been impacted by the touch of the Holy Spirit.  Make Maple Grove a place to get touched by God this year!


Registration

Yes, if you are bringing a pet to Maple Grove, you need to Register Your Pet.

And save everyone’s time. Register for Family Camp 2017 ahead of time.


Family Camp Planning Weekend – June 16,17,18

Anyone volunteering for Family Camp is welcome to come to this weekend.  Our first “Plant to Protect” session will be offered on Saturday.


Updates

Spring 2017 Email from our Family Camp Speaker – Join us in prayer for our 2017 camp meeting.  We’re praying EVERY day in our homes, cars, beds, backyards, offices, etc. at 7:14 AM and 7:14 PM.

Tentative Family Camp Schedule “At a Glance” 

January 2017 Email Update


Looking ahead to 2017 …

 


Looking ahead beyond 2017 …

2018 Dr Kevin Mannoia (July 7-15)
2019 Dr Steve Rennick (July 6-14)
2020 Dr Doug Cullen (July 4-12)
2021 Bishop David Roller (July 3-11)