Several churches have reached out to the denomination to ask if they should apply for grants and other financial supports from the government. Here are some things to consider.
It's important that congregational leadership remains current with all of the legal issues facing the church at this unprecedented time. Here are a few resources to assist you if you are located in Canada.
In the face of COVID-19 several Canadian religious leaders, including CRCNA Canadian Ministries Director Darren Roorda, drafted a message of hope, gratitude, and solidarity.
Links to the Department of Immigration Refugees and Citizenship, as well as contact information for the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and other entities who may be of assistance in the immigration process.
On November 2, 2018, faith groups across Canada -- including the Christian Reformed Church in North America -- united their voices in an appeal to the people of Myanmar to "seek justice and reconciliation."
The CRCNA wants to support the ecumenical ministry of Canadian congregations by offering small grants to be used for events, gatherings, community services and worship opportunities that bring together churches from a variety of backgrounds.
Do you quilt? Does your congregation have a quilting group? If so, we have a project that we'd love for you to take part in.
Recently, the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) adopted a Principles of Peace document that you might find useful. The CCC is an ecumenical body that represents 25 denominations of Anglican, Evangelical, Free Church, Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic traditions, including the Christian Reformed Church in North America. Together the CCC represents more than 85% of the Christians in Canada.