Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island) CRC is the only CRC congregation on that lovely island, but they don’t let their isolation diminish their desire to be equipped for passionate discipleship. They invited Faith Formation Ministries’ regional catalyzer Rev. Lesli VanMilligen to spend an entire weekend with them and lead them in four different learning experiences.
Have you ever ended a family Christmas celebration and realized you’d skipped telling the story you’d gathered to celebrate? Start a new tradition this year by using one of these meaningful and fun intergenerational storytelling ideas.
Many people in the CRC complain that our denomination tends to favor head knowledge at the expense of the heart. But for people who live with mental illnesses, basing our faith on knowledge acts as an anchor against raging emotions.
Come and See. . .Our World Belongs to God is a discipleship manual that has taken the Contemporary Testimony Our World Belongs to God and divided the 58 paragraphs into 25 chapters.
You're invited to download (for FREE!) the Advent section of the popular intergenerational prayer book Teach Us to Pray.
Community CRC in Kitchener has developed a 5-week intergenerational curriculum that studies the history and decisions of the Synod of Dort. We humbly offer this study for churches to try.
During this Advent season, World Renew and the Office of Social Justice invite you, through our email devotions, to reflect on patiently waiting on the Lord’s work in the midst of difficulty and despair.
Busy. Overwhelmed. Chaotic. These are the words I hear when I ask people to describe today’s families. Because of shifts in our society, the church must also shift our thinking. Faith Formation wants to help!
Imagine what might happen if you gave people the actual tools they could use to celebrate advent.
Reflecting on the nature and impact of ideologies at work in our society by drawing on Johannes Verkuyl and his book, The Message of Liberation in Our Age.
The prompts in this daily calendar provide an easy way to practice gratitude while nurturing faith.
The no-nonsense approach of the 21-day challenge got my attention, and for the first time in a decade, I committed to memorizing Scripture. Here are some things I learned.
On Sept 22, 140 congregational leaders gathered in Brampton, ON for an all day workshop led by LA-based Tod Bolsinger, author of Canoeing the Mountains. Would your region be blessed by a workshop?
Is your church working on developing a comprehensive faith formation plan for children and youth? We'd love to hear from you!
No matter when you begin your ministry season, it is always most excellent to use a few tried and true methods to help your church start off on the start note. What have you found vital to kicking off your season, whether in September or October?