Dori Dykstra shares her experience of phoning congregations to speak about the ministry of Disability Concerns. This is a helpful tool especially for Regional Disability Advocates.
For Regional Disability Advocates, following up with churches is an important part of building and maintaining relationships as you continue supporting churches in being places where everybody belongs and everybody serves!
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Regional Disability Advocates can feel overwhelmed and challenged by the work of calling churches for a conversation about this ministry. Dori Dykstra reflects on how she feels called to be in relationship with others in the Body of Christ and how that both encourages and prepares her to pick up the phone or send an email.
Rev. Karen Norris is a pediatric chaplain at Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, AB. She shares about the pain, fear, hope, and unexpected peace experienced by families of children with terminal or severe chronic illnesses.
We are currently seeking a full time pastor to provide Biblically-centered teaching, shepherding and spiritual leadership to help us grow in our faith and to equip us with the tools to make an impact in our community.
Fruitland CRC in Stoney Creek, Ontario, is looking for a full time pastor.
Financial Shalom launches grant program for CRC pastors who have been diligently making payments on their student loans for more than ten years.
This article highlights the practice of leading with, and how it’s the most effective way to create a greater level of abuse awareness, a shared commitment to prevention, and culture ready to respond to abuse with justice and compassion.
City Life Church, Sacramento, is looking for a part-time Worship Coordinator.
This five-part series considers what the Bible says about power and how we might better follow Jesus’ way of self-emptying power (Philippians 2). This series is a partnership between the CRC's Safe Church Ministry and the Office of Social Justice.
How will delegates to Synod 2019 theologically deliberate on overture #6?
For Disability Week this year (October 13 through 20), we are highlighting the value and importance of disability advocates.
Faith Community CRC in Beaver Dam, WI has always found meaningful and creative ways to connect to their community in mission. Recently this required the church to decide whether their next pastor would be full-time.
Webster CRC, a small suburban church near Rochester, NY is seeking a strong shepherd leader to help us revitalize our church’s vision.
God has been changing this world through the mission work of the CRC for more than 125 years. Join us in this prayer adapted from The Worship Sourcebook celebrating God's mission of building his kingdom on Earth.
Join the World Renew team in Cambodia from October 31 to November 11, 2019. Enjoy an authentic cultural experience as you learn about Cambodian history and traditions and engage in the work of World Renew.
Youth ages 18-24 are invited to participate in EMBARK-Uganda and experience how World Renew responds to poverty issues and their root causes. Learn more and get in touch!
I was almost born. Actually, I was five months old and in my mother’s tummy. My mother had a test done and when the results came in, a nurse called the house and asked my parents, “So, when will you terminate this pregnancy?”
This webinar recording features a roundtable discussion with four CRC endorsed worship coaches on the topic of choosing music for Worship.
It's important to remember that social media is simply a communication tool and, like all tools, must be used in appropriate ways. As leaders it is up to us to create and maintain appropriate boundaries. Here are some guidelines.
Monroe Community Church, an emerging downtown congregation in Grand Rapids, is seeking a part-time worship director beginning this summer.