New IN: Worship

When I ask people about Beer and Hymns, I am struck by two things. First, they always want to go back. Second, they love to invite others. If you go (or want to go), will you tell us your favorite part? 

August 22, 2017 1 1 comments

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Re:activate is a youth convention for the Reformed Churches in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington, USA, designed to unite and inspire reformed youth to live out the call God has placed on them! 

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Christians in Bethlehem are among the oldest followers of Jesus in the world. I have been tremendously blessed to worship with my Palestinian brothers and sisters in the birthplace of our Savior.

August 16, 2017 136 2 4 comments

Bethany CRC has various choir robes available for purchase. 

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Where can I find the procedures, established or suggested, for inviting a pastor?

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The new-found courage by white-supremacists should force us to re-examine our naive assumptions about racism and how it is countered and contested.

August 16, 2017 329 0 6 comments

First CRC of Vancouver, BC, is seeking applicants for the position of Children’s Ministry Director. 

August 15, 2017 24 0 0 comments

This book (Messages from Egypt: Ancient Egypt: Walking the Paths of the Ancient Egyptians (Volume 1)) outlines some of the connections between Ancient Egypt and Ancient Israel in eight lessons. 

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This resource warmly and clearly articulates ten answers to the question “What difference does being Reformed make in my daily life?”

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Community CRC in Kitchener, Ontario, a large, dynamic, community-oriented church, is seeking a Worship Coordinator. 

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My focus during the week moved to loving the kids well. Though I wanted them to learn about teamwork and challenge, I hope they especially gained a view of what love should look like. 

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Not only can we learn from the history of the land and its peoples, but the present conflict also presents an opportunity to learn about God’s justice and peace from people who are seeking it with diligence and grace.

August 11, 2017 122 0 0 comments

Elmhurst (IL) Christian Reformed Church (ECRC), a congregation of approximately 1500 people, has begun a search for an Associate Pastor.

August 11, 2017 222 0 2 comments

In the ambiguity of the sin of racism, confession is good. Confession is important. And being willing to learn from the ambiguity helps build bridges that may not have been there before.

August 10, 2017 163 2 3 comments

The CRC Office of Race Relations is now offering discussion guides for small groups on books and films that address the topics of race and faith. First up is Trevor Noah's memoir, Born a Crime

August 10, 2017 116 2 1 comments

Here are ten of my top blessings from Inspire 2017, which happened last week in Detroit, MI. What are some of the blessings you experienced at Inspire? 

August 10, 2017 205 0 1 comments

Faith Formation Ministries has created a short video that provides a clear and concise overview of our ministry. Please feel free to use on FFM Offering Sunday (Aug 27 this year) or any other time in the year!

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Use this free bulletin insert (or shareable pdf) from Faith Formation Ministries as a way to let people know about the toolkits and where to find them online.

August 9, 2017 67 0 2 comments

Dr. Ray Bakke, a pioneer in urban community transformation, defines evangelism as “scratching where it itches.” What itches are happening in your community that need scratching? 

August 9, 2017 231 0 0 comments

Synod 1987 amended articles 74-77; however, I can find no record as to when article 73 was amended. Does anyone have any information on this?

August 9, 2017 142 1 2 comments

After a year or more in the planning stage, our church finally has the go-ahead to demolish our building and build a new church. Do you have any suggestions for how to involve our kids in this service? 

August 8, 2017 61 1 1 comments