New IN: Chaplaincy
This webinar explores the topic of addressing spirituality in patient care, describes the rationale and research that justifies doing so, and examines a “spiritual care team” model.
May 29, 2015 0 0 comments

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Are you normal? At one level, of course, that’s a rather benign question. But we don't have to think about it very long to realize the question has an edge to it. What is normal? What is abnormal? Is anyone “normal?”
May 20, 2015 0 3 comments
Resource, Job Opening
Third CRC of Lynden, WA, is in need of a virbant leader for the growing junior high and high school youth programs.
May 19, 2015 0 0 comments
Resource, Report
On June 15, Faith Formation Ministries will present "The Chicago Covenant", created by 25 youth ministry leaders, to synod. We invite you to read this document and, if it speaks for you, to add your signature.
May 19, 2015 0 0 comments
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Ponder with me the reality of illness. It is more than the pain — it brings hardships and problems. Illness affects not only the patient but fellow family members and wider communities. What can we do?
May 19, 2015 2 1 comments
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Meet today's featured Network member and CRC! Grab a cup of coffee and join us as we get a small glimpse into church life at West End CRC in Edmonton, AB.
May 19, 2015 0 0 comments
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Melissa Miles McCarter wonders what would be lost if she could suddenly shed herself of bi-polar disorder. Maybe it would mean, "shedding the courage I have developed in sharing my story. . ."
May 18, 2015 3 2 comments
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If podcasts can help reach a bigger audience with the love of Jesus then let’s do it! Right?
May 18, 2015 0 4 comments
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I am not advocating for us to raise unruly, disrespectful children. Yet, there must be a bridge in which we can disciple our children to be Christ-like AND have a voice.
May 17, 2015 5 2 comments
Resource, Book or Booklet
Check out these helpful resources for faith leaders working with members of their congregations and their families who are facing mental health challenges.
May 15, 2015 1 0 comments
Resource, Book or Booklet
This resource helps congregations develop spiritual care with children and families facing mental health issues, and includes a framework for care and many sample resources.
May 15, 2015 0 0 comments
Resource, Sermon or Message, Sermon
If there was ever a community that should be facing head on the challenge of mental illness, it is the church. What other safe place is there for people to find encouragement, support and compassion?
May 14, 2015 0 2 comments
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Let’s not keep the suffering of mental illness in the closet. Throughout my life, I have experienced bouts of depression. Like the Psalmist, I have said, “Darkness is my closest friend.”
May 14, 2015 0 1 comments
Resource, Lesson or Study
"Let's Talk! Breaking the Silence around Mental Illness in Our Communities of Faith" was written so that anyone who has skill in facilitating a small group discussion can lead it. Check out the free download!
May 14, 2015 0 0 comments
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Discover how to bless—and how not to bless!—children during the celebration of the Lord's Supper.
May 13, 2015 3 0 comments
Resource, Webinar Recording
IN: Elders
This webinar explores various aspects of addiction, recovery, and how the church can be a place of healing for individuals and families impacted by alcoholism and addiction.
May 13, 2015 0 0 comments
Resource, Job Opening
Fellowship Church CRC in St. Thomas, ON, has an exciting opening for a Youth Pastor to give leadership to Jr. & Sr. High Ministries.
May 12, 2015 0 0 comments
Resource, Conference or Event
Four new Coffee Break webinars are scheduled for August. Join from the comfort of your own home or as a group!
May 12, 2015 0 1 comments
Blog
As we prep to launch the CRC's new Faith Formation Ministries (FFM) at Synod 2015, here's what you can expect to see from FFM on The Network in the coming months...
May 12, 2015 2 0 comments
Blog
Have you ever talked about immigration from the pulpit? The Office of Social Justice invites you to participate in the Immigration Preaching Challenge as a way to respond to God's call to be truth tellers.
May 12, 2015 2 0 comments
Resource, Form or Template
Does your church leadership need help in the discerning process for the future of the church? If so, a Ministry Leaders Retreat guide is available.
May 12, 2015 0 0 comments