This two day interactive training will take place in Grand Rapids, MI from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Friday & Saturday, November 8 and 9. Cost: $120 (includes lunch).
Are you exploring a future in missions or international development? Do you want to serve wisely in your own community? World Renew is offering a cross-cultural training on Sept. 20-21 in our Burlington office.
Through Bates Place, First CRC of Grand Rapids is making strong connections to community. One way to do that has been through a joint community garden project. Local television covered the work.
Throughout the 9 days, you will learn from World Renew staff and experience Honduras’ development initiatives first hand, deepening your own knowledge, perspective, and heart for urban planning.
Is your youth group or school group looking for a missions opportunity? World Renew's Global Volunteer Program offers short-term volunteer opportunities year-round.
Is your church hosting Vacation Bible School this summer or are you trying something different as part of your ministry with children? If so, we'd love to hear about it!
When Gateway CRC decided to host an Extreme Weather Shelter in their building, staff and volunteers knew there would be a lot to learn. Here are some learnings they wanted to share!
Whether you are a deacon looking for ways to connect with community or a team commissioned to do the same, these resources will help you through the planning and programming.
When is a case management program appropriate? This book will help you assess the needs, gifts, calling, and hopes of the participant; develop a Development Covenant between mentor and participant; and follow up and evaluate the process.
I'm looking for recommendations on resources (brochures, flyers, or handouts) for National Adoption Month or anything related to foster care? Or National Right to Human life Sunday in January?
Are you passionate about young adults and education? Teach English in Mozambique!
Few churches would say they aren’t interested in sharing God’s heart for their community. This workbook provides those tools and resources that will help you imagine your community the way God sees it.
This book will help you learn what your church can do to tackle injustice in your community.
Curious, is your church doing an outreach event related to Halloween or fall? I'd love to hear about it!
This book will help you discover the difference between relief and development ministries, and assess your church’s programs.
The Theology of Development - A Biblical Understanding of Christian Mission and Community Development
This is a seven-lesson series designed to help participants deepen their biblical understanding of Christian mission and community development.