Here are two articles that I especially appreciated and think that all CRC deacons would benefit from reading.
The Central Union Mission in Washington, DC, exemplifies the holistic approach of faith-based organizations to alleviating poverty.
This webinar will examine and discuss the Diakonia Remixed (Office of Deacon Task Force) report to synod, a report that re-visions the diaconal calling and calls for greater participation of deacons in the life of the church, including its major assemblies.
A Place at the Table shows us how hunger poses serious economic, social and cultural implications for our nation, and that it could be solved once and for all, if the American public decides that making healthy food available and affordable is in the best interest of us all.
Melissa Van Dyk mentioned the results of the Diakonia Remixed survey in her blog post and raised some questions concerning terms for deacons. The task force would like to take the opportunity, in this blog post, to preview some of our work and hear your feedback regarding terms for deacons.
The Evangelical Environmental Network, the National Association of Evangelicals and the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference have the exciting opportunity to select up to 60 churches to receive support and funding to make their buildings' energy efficient.