In choosing to take a trip to Israel/Palestine, persons need to reflect carefully on what type of tour they wish to join. Read about the different types of tours that we have come across in our years of leading groups on pilgrimages there.

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This beautiful banner is based on the story of Mephibosheth and David (2 Samuel 9), the Parable of the Great Banquet (Luke 14:15-24), and the Lord's Supper. 

June 16, 2017 95 1 0 comments

The Clinical Pastoral Education program is offered to pastors from both CRC and RCA churches in communities throughout the United States and Canada. Read more about it here.

June 16, 2017 131 0 0 comments

Churches are doing many creative things to make a person’s profession of faith a day to remember. Faith Formation Ministries has gathered dozens of those ideas in the Professing Our Faith online toolkit.

June 16, 2017 189 0 0 comments

Does anyone have a functional web site policy that would help us in the development of one at a local level?

June 15, 2017 88 1 5 comments

We are excited to introduce to you one of the newest members of our Faith Formation Ministries team: Trudy Ash. Trudy serves as a Regional Catalyzer in California.

June 15, 2017 94 0 0 comments

Are there any churches who might have leftover take home papers/newsletters from the following Faith Alive curriculums and age groups?

June 15, 2017 45 0 0 comments

Innovative projects and initiatives are happening across CRC, and the Ignite fund is here to help support this innovation and creativity in ministry! Check out a few of the exciting projects that have been recently funded through Ignite.

June 14, 2017 405 1 0 comments
IN: Synod

During Synod 2017, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured, as well as 2 honorable mentions! Could it be your tweet? 

June 14, 2017 204 2 0 comments

Despite the United States’ strong legacy of humanitarianism and refugee resettlement, it is poised to offer its weakest response in nearly a century.

June 14, 2017 64 0 2 comments

I hear talk of the CRCNA developing a smartphone app for Sunday offering giving. Does this have validity?

June 14, 2017 88 1 3 comments

This piece, by counselor Krispin Mayfield and originally published by Off the Page (here), offers compassionate guidance for families reeling after the disclosure of abuse within their family. 

June 14, 2017 139 2 2 comments

Discover Your Gifts by Alvin J. VanderGriend has helped thousands of CRC members learn more about the way God made them and how they can use their gifts. And now, for the first time, taking the spiritual gifts inventory is free!

June 14, 2017 214 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

During Synod 2017, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured, as well as 2 honorable mentions! Could it be your tweet? 

June 13, 2017 260 1 0 comments

We are excited to introduce to you one of the newest members of our Faith Formation Ministries team: Ron Chu. Ron serves as a Regional Catalyzer in California.

June 13, 2017 109 2 0 comments

Looking to hire a non-ordained staff person in your church? Here are (3) sample offer letters to help with the process. Please feel free to use and share!

June 13, 2017 136 0 0 comments

So, what numbers should be counted to identify missional health? A good place to begin is with three numbers every CRCNA congregation reports to the Yearbook.

June 12, 2017 371 0 7 comments
IN: Synod

During Synod 2017, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured, as well as 2 honorable mentions! Could it be your tweet? 

June 12, 2017 335 2 0 comments

Even with all the books and coaches and renewal team retreats, no change was going to happen in our congregation if I didn’t lead it. This was the quintessential money-where-my-mouth-was moment.

June 12, 2017 205 1 0 comments

What characteristics should new team members possess? As churches start new programs, hire new staff, or elect persons to leadership positions this question is important to ask.

June 12, 2017 141 0 0 comments

The congregation of Spring Lake CRC is seeking a full-time pastor.

June 10, 2017 423 0 0 comments