SheLeads is coming to Grand Rapids this Saturday, October 28. It's not too late to register for this outstanding opportunity! 

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I am wondering if there is a place on The Network that gives suggestions on how to do a baptism service where one parent is a professing member and one is not?

October 17, 2017 63 1 1 comments

Rev. Elaine May, senior pastor of Mayfair Church in Grand Rapids, MI, was the first to register for the SheLeads Conference to be held at Calvin Theological Seminary. Find out why she's going and join her! 

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For years, Disability Concerns has mailed Breaking Barriers on cassette tape to people with visual impairments. Though technology has changed, we continue to offer an audio version which you can find here! 

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Barb Cole, Safe Church team member from Classis Yellowstone, was surprised when Protect Young Eyes and Safe Church said "yes!" to coming to Montana. Read her reflections on the trainings here! 

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The Christmas season is right around the corner. Let’s talk about things to think about in planning your successful Christmas services.

October 17, 2017 110 1 0 comments

It's big! It's huge! It's the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Are you doing anything in worship to mark this significant event?

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This is the second post in our Justice and the Reformed Confessions series. Subscribe to make sure you don't miss a post.  

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Online cultural magazine, Think Christian, recently put out a new ebook, the “Pop Culture Primer,” that aims to help Christians consider what they watch, listen to, read, and play through the lens of their faith in Christ.

October 16, 2017 74 1 2 comments

Eastern Avenue CRC in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is seeking a qualified person to provide secretarial support for the ministries of our church.  

October 15, 2017 62 0 0 comments

Westwood CRC in Kalamazoo, MI is looking to hire a choral accompanist.

October 15, 2017 27 1 0 comments

We often end our youth group year by inviting the teens to write down questions they’re struggling with. This past spring I was shocked by the composite question that topped the list.

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Jane D. Hull, a well known educator, explains that to support a child, one must also support their parents. Here are ideas to connect with children and also engage their parents. 

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IN: Worship, IN: Music

The following is a list of songs that can be used for prayer walking. Please add a comment to this post with your favorites! 

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When Dorothy arrives in the Land of Oz, she looks around and tells her dog, “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” You may feel like Dorothy as you realize children are growing up in a different world than you did!

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As I lay in bed, I thought about a discussion I had with a sister in the faith that highlighted just one of many paradoxes of poverty. 

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Steve was a salesman at a local car dealership and I bought my first Malibu from him in 2009. When I heard about his severe cancer diagnosis, I was overwhelmed with a deep compassion and a nudge from the Spirit. 

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During Hispanic Heritage Month, we are sharing stories about Hispanic leaders in this CRC! We'd love you to meet Pastor Edwin Olguin, a church planter with a passion to see the church truly become one body. 

October 11, 2017 57 1 0 comments

Church Between Borders is a 4 part interactive workshop that sparks thought and discussion for Christian groups interested in engaging immigration from a Biblical perspective. We'd love to connect with your church! 

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Despite being called to this life, one aspect that I have been focusing on is that we, humans, are often caught sleeping. Simply put we need to wake up and realize all of life is a call to live abundantly! 

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Does anyone have a printable church year calendar (Advent, Christmas, Lent, etc.) that they use? I'm a visual person and would love to print something like this out. 

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