Webinars: Ministry Shares at Work
January 13, 2016
Updated February 1, 2018
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“Webinar Wednesdays” began on January 25, 2012 under the auspices of The Network. They were promoted as a “no travel required” means for people throughout the CRCNA to get training and resources in a free, one-hour event.
Over the past four years, webinars have migrated from just Wednesdays to other days of the week and have produced a growing list of diverse topics. Ministries like Disability Concerns and Safe Church have used them to highlight and inform the church about important issues. Some events have trained and provided resources to elders and deacons. And all across the CRC, people have had the opportunity to engage with presenters on topics of special interest such as:
Our volunteer presenters have explored such challenging topics as:
The "no travel required" aspect of delivering webinar presentations to a widespread audience has made for significant financial and time savings for ministries and church leaders and no doubt for some webinar attendees as well. Here are three noteworthy examples of this from 2015:
To date, over 80 public webinars have been produced and added to the recording archives here on The Network. More than six dozen volunteer presenters have invested their time and shared their knowledge, resources and experience with members of the CRC and beyond. Thousands of people have taken advantage of these free events, joining via the internet from as far away as Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Greece, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Japan.
As each Ministry Support Services webinar ends, attendees hear and see the following message:
These webinars are made possible through the generous gifts of Christian Reformed churches in support of Ministry Shares. Ministry Shares account for nearly 25% of the ministry we’re able to do together as a denomination.
For your support of Ministry Shares we say “Thank you”!
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