We are a smaller, well-established congregation from Mt. Hamilton CRC looking for a full-time pastor to help us in our church move to Mount Hope, ON.

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Join a Christian Reformed World Missions missionary and fellow volunteers in teaching English and sharing the Gospel with children in Asia from July 11-30, 2017.

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The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship has compiled a list of songs to shape Holy Week. 

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The missional focus challenges church practices that mimic consumerism and result, intentionally or not, in the church as a vendor of religious services. 

April 6, 2017 424 1 0 comments

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Avenue church isn’t a service provider, they’re a neighbor. “Where I worship, where I live, where I pray—all this can happen together. It doesn’t have to be separated,” says pastor Aaron Au.

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I usually enjoy an opportunity to be with the kids but on this day I was near the end of my rope and they were too. Though I wish they'd been easier on me, I'm grateful for the reminder that these kids have complex lives, too.

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I've spent plenty of time with other ministry leaders bemoaning the impact of the "fear of missing out" (FOMO). I'm done bemoaning this reality and instead want to ask: How can we find freedom from this idol?

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Inspired by the YWCA's national Stand Against Racism campaign, Calvin College and The Office of Race Relations are hosting a worship service on Wednesday, April 19. 

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We hope you and your congregation are blessed and challenged by these worship resources, prepared by the Canadian Aboriginal Ministry Committee. 

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Here are 10 suggestions for recognizing your volunteers and showing them your appreciation.

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