New IN: Worship

When I ask people about Beer and Hymns, I am struck by two things. First, they always want to go back. Second, they love to invite others. If you go (or want to go), will you tell us your favorite part? 

August 22, 2017 1 1 comments

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There is grief in the closing of a church—for the parishioners and for the pastor. Allow space for grief, allow space for loss, and allow freedom to let the pastor move forward in serving God’s kingdom.

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Interim Pastor needed for a lively congregation in the beautiful Fraser Valley.

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The King’s University became involved with Khadr’s case after his lawyer presented at a King’s conference. Students and professors became involved in initiatives such as prayer groups, correspondence, rallies, and tutoring.

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Grace and Peace Community (CRC) in the Hermosa/Humbolt Park/Belmont Cragin neighborhood of Chicago, IL is searching for a part time Children's Pastor.

July 27, 2017 39 0 2 comments

When one part of a community struggles, the entire community is incomplete. Our hope is that this workshop will help Christian citizens to work with their refugee neighbours for justice.

July 27, 2017 44 0 0 comments

World Renew invites you to join us in ending hunger by holding a special service in your church. Check out these Canadian Foodgrains Bank resources.

July 27, 2017 44 0 0 comments

At this year’s synod, a group of 35 women from churches and ministries in Canada and the U.S. gathered for dinner for our first Women in Leadership forum. I was surprised when we ran out of chairs! 

July 27, 2017 287 2 2 comments

We are seeking a church planter for the Scarborough/Pickering/Markham area. It is one of the most ethnically diverse and multicultural areas of the Greater Toronto Area. 

July 27, 2017 105 0 0 comments

Gratitude somehow builds up in us during the ordinary and good times of life so as to make us less likely to be defeated when the bottom falls out on us in this or that area of life. 

July 26, 2017 294 0 0 comments

Imagine approaching a church as a total stranger and asking permission to use the facility for a memorial service and luncheon, within the next 48 hours. Two weeks ago, I was the stranger. 

July 26, 2017 441 1 0 comments

This is the fifth sermon of a six message series written by Pastor Jack Van de Hoef based on the book Live Just.ly by World Renew and Micah Challenge.

July 26, 2017 49 0 0 comments

This annotated bibliography includes many newer materials and resources, while keeping some old standards, such as Mental Health Ministries, Pathways to Promise, and NAMI FaithNet.

July 25, 2017 113 0 0 comments

“There’s no single way to do intergenerational engagement. There’s no hard and fast rule or one silver bullet. It’s all about experimentation and failure, even,” says Amanda Bakale, a pastor at Community CRC in Kitchener, ON. 

July 24, 2017 168 1 0 comments

The free online webinar, Worship in a Diverse World, with Sandra Van Opstal is now available for you to watch and learn from!

July 24, 2017 87 0 0 comments

What struggling Christians desperately need to hear is not merely that God affirms them, regardless of their sin. What struggling Christians desperately need to hear is that God empowers them toward life in the Spirit.

July 23, 2017 534 2 6 comments

Two verses for teachers on the cusp of summer. 

July 23, 2017 125 0 0 comments

On Wednesday, July 26, at 11:00 am EST, Pastor Josh Friend will present on the joys and challenges of including all abilities in worship in a FREE one-hour webinar.

July 21, 2017 74 0 3 comments

There is a group of us on Facebook who have decided to form a small group. Has anyone else done this? If so, do you have suggestions that might help as we begin our group?

July 20, 2017 89 0 1 comments

Alberni Valley Christian Reformed Church in Port Alberni, British Columbia, has a full-time or half-time opening for a Worship Ministry Coordinator and other church ministry work. 

July 20, 2017 44 0 0 comments