For the majority of their day, people experiencing homelessness are not welcomed anywhere. They are ignored, abused. Here at the Commons, we are trying to change that.
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A study shows that 57% of Americans said they would likely attend church at Christmas if someone invited them. But how do we reach the people who said they wouldn't?
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!
Mission statements are wonderful, aren’t they? They tell us exactly what an organization is all about. For First CRC in Brandon, Manitoba, they’ve been discovering that one way practical way for them to fulfill their mission is to partner with a community ministry where one of their members is already serving!
We hear a lot about World Renew's approach to fighting poverty, and how a "hand up" is better than a "hand out." But how does this look? This recent example from Kenya paints a picture of community.
In an age bombarded by social media sound bytes, the pain and sorrow of the world are front and center. But knowing what we know, the question still remains: What is my responsibility to the world?
Kevin DeRaaf, pastor of Faith CRC in Burlington, ON, tells the story of how his church moved their ministry beyond church walls. How about you? Do you have a story about your church engaging with its community?