New IN: Coffee Break, New IN: Leaders

Does your Coffee Break group do a warm up before going into the study? If so, would you be willing to share ideas of video clips, songs, or speakers that you use?

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Consider attending the Children's Spirituality Conference, held in Nashville, TN, next June! Hear from top children's ministry authors and attend fun and informative workshops. 

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Two weeks ago, I think there was a celebration in heaven. Even though Manhattan was awash in black SUVs, there seemed to be an awareness that something very hopeful was happening. 

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This event, geared towards pastors and worship leaders, will leave you with practical ideas to foster faith formation among everyone in your congregation by creating an inclusive worship environment.

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The Multilingual Gateway on contains federal tax information in Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. You'll find useful forms for personal as well as church tax requirements. 

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Are you ever frustrated at work? Does it sometimes feel like a waste of time? As leaders, it is worth remembering how Jesus’s presence can transform situations. 

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How does Pastor and Ministry Appreciation Month look from the viewpoint of a PASTOR? To find out, listen in on this conversation with Rev. Ken Vander Horst from Smithers CRC in British Columbia. 

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These slides are suitable for projection during worship and highlight Disability Week. They can be customized to fit your church's plans!

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Organizing and planting a new church requires careful planning and implementation. Keep reading to find practical help on the legal and financial aspects of organizing. 

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The Youth Pastor opening at Immanuel CRC in Fort Collins, CO, is a full-time ongoing ministry position targeting young people in Middle School through High School.

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The Forest City attendance graph showed growth but the home group graph showed plateau. They began to ask, “Why are small groups not growing at the same rate as our congregation?”

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As a representative of classis or as a Synodical Deputy, you are sometimes asked to arrange for, counsel, or oversee the ordination and/or placement of men and women as Ministers of the Word or Commissioned Pastors. 

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John Calvin intentionally partnered love of God with love of neighbor. How do Deacons, as catalysts, share the blessing of serving with church members?

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This bulletin insert, formatted for easy photocopying, gives a brief overview of the ministry of Christian Reformed Disability Concerns.

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IN: Elders

The fall season is upon us and some of our readers will serve as Elders. You will have thought about the task ahead, perhaps with some trepidation. Find below a list of helpful hints! 

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These one to three minute video interviews of people living with disabilities will work well for showing in a worship service, Sunday School class, or other settings. 

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We recently learned Google Apps is free for churches in Canada. Great news, but what if you're not a Google person? Fear not, Microsoft offers the same feature set as Google Apps...and it's free, too! 

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Where are seeds of faith first planted by the Holy Spirit? Within the family! But the church also partners with the family in this process. Keep reading to find ways to help parents nurture faith. 

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Harderwyk Ministries (MI) seeks an innovative team player to lead its multi-faceted youth ministry program and equip its three worshipping communities in discipling young people.

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Fear of the unknown and the grief that our child might not be “normal” gripped us. But through it all, we relied on God’s strength and grace to carry us through our fears and grief. 

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Georgetown is seeking applicants for a Director of Children’s Ministries. This 15 hr/wk position is responsible for providing direction and support for children's ministries through 5th grade.

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