Our church is considering recognizing the birthdays of all our members. Do other church Administrative Assistants have experience with this and/or suggestions about how to proceed?

February 27, 2017 1 2 comments

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IN: Prayer

A simple sheet of paper filled with prayer requests has created a sense of vulnerability and openness to the Spirit’s leading, and through this, the church has become more of a family.

February 6, 2017 6 4 comments

Duncan CRC, a multi-generational church on beautiful Vancouver Island, British Columbia, is looking for a part-time Director of Music and Worship Arts. 

February 6, 2017 0 0 comments

At an ornate church in London, England, there is a special memorial for the "Unknown Soldier." The memorial has four inscriptions that sounds great on first flush but risk being nothing more than sentimental humanism. 

February 6, 2017 0 2 comments

Bethel Church of Sun Valley, CA has grey and blue Psalter hymnals, blue and red Great Hymns of the Faith, brown Hymns for the Family of God, and green Carols for Choirs 1 that are available.

February 6, 2017 0 0 comments

It sometimes feels like an unlikely fit, but my journey has God’s hand all over it!

February 3, 2017 2 1 comments

Some of our deacons would like to send notes of appreciation to those in our church who contributed generously to help us out of our budget shortfall. Any thoughts?

February 2, 2017 1 2 comments

The guide includes a simple calculation to show how to calculate the cost of electricity used on an annual basis, 14 energy-saving ideas, and tips for implementation. 

February 2, 2017 1 1 comments

The Grit and Grace Women's Conference, taking place April 1 at Redeemer University in Ancaster, ON this year, has developed out of a desire to see women embrace God's unconditional love.

February 2, 2017 0 0 comments

Planning Center Online ("PCO") is a subscription based scheduling service designed to assist churches with putting together worship services. Let me know if you have any questions and I'll try to help! 

February 2, 2017 3 3 comments

The pension plans for ordained pastors have some really interesting methods of calculating pensions payable. Using country-wide average salaries and excluding clergy housing allowances are but two examples.

February 2, 2017 0 5 comments

I’m not a political activist and was even a little nervous. But grieving with my Muslim neighbours and taking a stand for peace and justice was important for me in living out my faith. 

February 1, 2017 3 2 comments

Christian Horizons Family Retreat, taking place at Elim Lodge in Peterborough from August 27 to September 1, 2017, is seeking short-term missionaries to partner with families affected by disability. 

February 1, 2017 1 0 comments

Recent developments in the world of chaplaincy have encouraged a more positive image of the field. Have you observed a greater awareness of and/or appreciation for chaplains? 

February 1, 2017 1 0 comments

I am challenged by Acts 2:43 but am also encouraged that God is still orchestrating awe-filled moments if we only pay attention with open eyes, open ears, and especially an open heart. 

February 1, 2017 1 2 comments

Our hymnal & Bible hard covers are coming off and I want to fix the books myself. Is anything better than Mactac

January 31, 2017 1 3 comments

Let’s acknowledge honestly that we still have a long way to go when it comes to equally valuing women.

January 31, 2017 4 0 comments

A wise person once said you only need three loves and two skills to be a good teacher.

January 31, 2017 2 1 comments

Hillcrest Christian Church (CRC) of Denver, CO is seeking a pastor to serve primarily the Chinese contingent of our congregation.

January 31, 2017 0 1 comments

I was shocked and saddened to hear about the deadly attack at a mosque in Quebec City. Please join me in turning these events over to God who is in control. And pray for those who are grieving. 

January 31, 2017 3 1 comments

It makes me cringe sometimes—standing in church pews, planting mustard seeds, telling someone I’ll pray for them. And yet, I’m still religious because sometimes my faith needs the religion.

January 31, 2017 3 0 comments