As our communities begin to think about the gradual reopening of businesses, parks, and services, it's important that church leaders also carefully consider what your congregation will do as these restrictions are lifted.
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.
The Christian Reformed Church in North America has a retirement plan that U.S. congregations can make available to commissioned pastors and other church staff.
Here is a list of nonprofit agencies, by state, who may be of assistance in the immigration process.
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.
This document provides basic information that the CRCNA’s Human Resources office relies on when it assists U.S. congregations in calling a pastor from Canada.