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Acceptable Risk
Lynette Eason
Paperback | Aug 2020
3 in store $16.99
(more on order)
Tipping Point
Jimmy Evans
Paperback | Jul 2020
3 in store $24.99
God Walk
Mark Buchanan
Paperback | Jul 2020
1 in store $23.99
The Mockingbird's Song
Wanda E Brunstetter
Paperback | Aug 2020
7 in store $18.99
The Berenstain Bears Love Is Kind
Mike Berenstain
Paperback | Aug 2020
4 in store $4.99

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A 7 session online Bible study for Women starting August 13


Understand Jesus More Deeply by Studying First-Century History and Culture


"Take heart, daughter." Matthew 9:22

Imagine walking the dusty roads of Galilee with Jesus of Nazareth—braving jostling crowds just to touch the edge of His cloak and hear Him say, "Take heart, daughter, your faith has healed you." Those words, once meant to comfort a hurting woman’s soul thousands of years ago, were also meant for you.


Join biblical culturalist Kristi McLelland on those dusty roads as she transports you back to Jesus' world, stepping into the footsteps of the women who came face to face with the living God. Over 7 sessions, examine the historical and cultural climate of first-century Middle Eastern society to not only understand Jesus more deeply but to fuel your worship of Him today.


Lifeway is hosting this Bible study online starting August 13. You can sign up here.


Study books are available through the store for $18.99 each. Order your book online or reserve a copy by email or phone at 905-637-9151.

Read all about it here!

Book suggestions for older children can be
found here, and for younger children here.

The Fellowship Cup
A safer option for communion
  • The Fellowship Cup contains 100% Concord Grape Juice Blend and Unleavened Wafer
  • Ready to Serve
  • No Refrigeration Needed
  • Easy Access to Elements
  • "One Pass" Serving – Designed to perfectly fit in communion trays
  • The Fellowship Cup is guaranteed to be fresh if used by date stamped on the box
  • Available in packs of 500, 250, 100 or 6 
We also have communion bread, wafers and gluten free bread available, as well as standard cups, trays, fillers and portable commuion sets. See the list here.


We have been able to negotiate a new lease with our landlord due to the Covid-19 crisis, so we will NOT be closing as we had planned.


We have been very encouraged by all the customers who have emailed, phoned and talked to us over the past three months to let us know how much they would have missed the store had we closed.  For those of you who shopped online with us over the past few months, we sincerely thank you.  God truly provided for us through you and we were able to keep our heads above water till we were able to open again.  We are so very grateful.


Still – sales for our store have declined significantly over the past 10 years, and you have told us how much you would miss us. This is your local family owned Christian store - and we need you now more than ever - your support, encouragement, spreading the word that we are open and most importantly your prayers.  We promise to continue to pray for you too. 


Thanks again and we hope to see you soon! 

Jack & Karyn Huisman


We are overjoyed to announce The Family Christian Bookstore has


Going forward, our hours are Monday - Thursday from 10AM to 5PM, Friday from 10AM to 8PM, and Saturday from 10:00AM to 5:00PM.


We are still offering curbside pickup of prepaid orders and will continue to offer free package drop off to Burlington, Waterdown, Flamborough and most of Hamilton and Ancaster for purchases over $30 before tax (Basically anyone within a 16KM radius of the centre of Waterdown) - but why not come and visit us at the store in person now that you can?


Please see the Covid-19 page on our website which describes the policies we have in place to protect you and our staff.


Bear with us as we adjust to serving customers in the store again - please be patient and understanding.


A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who shopped with us while our doors were closed through our website, by phone or by email.


It’s more important than ever to make sure you are checking in with friends or family.  You can do this while still maintaining a safe distance.  It’s so much fun to write a note, send it by mail or drop it off on a doorstep and brighten someone’s day knowing they are thought of. We have you covered with encouragement, thinking of you, birthday and even blank cards.  Boxed cards are perfect for sharing blessings with more than one person!


We have a large selection of boxed cards in store. See the entire list here.



We also have the above pictured box of encouragement cards on sale for $5.99 while supplies last. Reg $9.99



We have made up a list of all the great crossword, word search,
puzzle, activity and colouring books we have in the store for
all ages, many at less than regular retial price!


General Market crosswords, word search puzzle and activity books for all ages

Bible Themed puzzle and activity books

Colouring books for adults




We still have jigsaw puzzles to help pass the time - 100, 500 and 1000
piece puzzles. All at 25% off the regular price!


100 Piece puzzles - Reg $8.99, now $6.74 each!
500 Piece puzzles - Reg $12.99, now $9.74 each!
1000 Piece puzzles - Reg $15.99, now $11.99 each!


View these puzzles as well as all the other regular priced puzzles
we have available on our Jigsaw Puzzle Page here!


We have compiled a few lists of items that can offer comfort, hope and encouragement, as well as journals for keeping track of your thoughts or for use as a prayer journal during these troubled times.


We've put together a few lists of just some
of the 16,000 items we have available in store
right now for quick curbside pick up or shipping. 


Or browse almost everything we are able to order in as well as almost every item in the store here! You can then filter the list by selecting a subject from the list along the left hand side of the page. We are able to order in most out of stock items in 4 - 10 business days.

If you would like to sign up to receive emails from us regarding promotions, specials, new releases and coupons, please click the button below to be redirected to the sign up form.




Please call the store to arrange a time to drop off
donations of used books.



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