Ministry is primarily about relationships, but programs can provide the space for relationships to develop and flourish. This information sheet was distributed to people at Orland Park CRC by their Disability Concerns Team.

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A Learning Community is a great way for people to share best practices, news ideas and discoveries! Let's take a look at the benefits and the barriers of this type of community. 

May 17, 2016 1 2 comments
IN: Synod

Did you hear the big change coming to Synod 2016? For the first time EVER, deacons will be delegates. Is this decision overdue? Do you have any concerns? Are you going as a deacon?

May 17, 2016 0 7 comments

We've created a short 5-question survey to get to know you better. We need your help to make The Network the best ministry sharing site around!

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If we all confess that we seek to glorify God, build the church, and participate in God’s mission in the world, then surely we have the resources to pursue hope-filled dialogue despite differences.

May 13, 2016 2 1 comments

Cornerstone Christian Reformed Church of Chilliwack, BC has an immediate opening for a part time Director of Worship/Music.

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Some of the best conversations with children at church happen when I join them at the activity table. There’s something about sitting side-by-side as we draw, color, cut or paste that sparks conversation. 

May 12, 2016 1 0 comments

Support the mission of Western Theological Seminary (WTS) to “prepare Christians called by God to lead the church in mission” by serving as the associate director of formation for ministry.

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When someone doesn’t show up in worship for a month, we know we shouldn’t take it personally. But we do. When we’re healthy, we realize it isn’t about us. But who is healthy all the time? 

May 12, 2016 5 1 comments
IN: Deacons, IN: Elders

I was reading a Worship article in the Calvary CRC newsletter (Edina, MN) when the following headline caught my eye: Blessings in Service: Elder and Deacon Stories. 

May 12, 2016 1 0 comments

By searching Pinterest, Ariana finds up-to-date crafts or activities that fit her Story Hour class. Read about some of the creative ways she's incorporated crafts and activities into the telling of Bible stories. 

May 12, 2016 0 0 comments

With the stage set for a great weekend, I felt my heart drop when I got my last phone call of the night from Josh – they had arrived, but Jarett was having an anxiety attack. 

May 11, 2016 3 3 comments
IN: Synod

To keep prayer at the forefront of our minds, check out these daily devotionals created for the 30 days leading up to Synod 2016! 

May 10, 2016 2 5 comments

Covenant Christian Reformed Church in Edmonton, Alberta is accepting applications for an interim pastor following the retirement of its senior pastor.

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Leaders have been asking: "Will there be new Discover Your Bible studies ready for next fall?" The answer is: Yes! 

May 10, 2016 1 1 comments

Before we can prevent and respond to abuse we need a basic awareness of what abuse is. What are the dynamics? Are there signs that can help us recognize it? 

May 10, 2016 0 0 comments

 Does anyone have a meaningful and simple "affirming baptism" liturgy that one can use for an adult who wishes to public acknowledge and affirm their infant baptism?

May 10, 2016 1 1 comments

A few months ago, advocacy was a new practice for me. It seemed daunting. But I've learned that advocacy is something that almost everyone can participate in -- it's accessible and simple. 

May 10, 2016 0 5 comments

On June 9 - 11​, 2016,​ many of our chaplains from near and far (U.S., Canada, and possibly some overseas military) will come together at the Prince Center in Grand Rapids, MI.

May 9, 2016 1 0 comments

Hillcrest Christian Church (CRC) of Denver, CO is seeking a pastor to serve on a part time basis (25-30 hours/week). 

May 9, 2016 0 0 comments

Churches are ready for the next generation to take on leadership roles as deacons, Sunday school teachers, and more. But is this happening? And if not, why?

May 9, 2016 1 7 comments