The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an annual ecumenical celebration. Christians around the world are invited to pray for the unity of all Christians, to reflect on scripture together, to participate in jointly-organized ecumenical services, and to share fellowship. Here are a few tips to help you commemorate this occasion as an individual or with your congregation.
It’s almost summertime, and Vacation Bible School is just around the corner! But before you get lost in all the details, here are three ways to strengthen your ministry with children this summer.
Find video recordings from the bivocational ministry gathering that took place last month in Grand Rapids, MI. We'd love your feedback!
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Bethel Christian Reformed Church is eager to hire a full time Pastor.
Here are a few of the ministries available to help you in your pursuit of justice.
What if, as deacons, we actually took the time to sit down and listen to the people we are trying to serve? This could potentially change the entire way churches engage with their communities!
Are you retired and want to use your project management skills to help those affected by disasters internationally? Click here to learn more about a different sort of volunteer opportunity.
A Network reader is looking for input (Church Order?) on the appropriateness of the pastor's spouse being on the board of deacons. Are you able to help?
Is your church hosting a Vacation Bible School (VBS) program this year? If so, I'd love to hear about it!
As the #MeToo movement hits the church, many churches are requesting information about how to respond. We hope this toolkit will help people, especially church councils, understand what their options are.
The article below, from Smart Church Management, suggests four ideal opportunities for surveying your volunteers.
Responding to Abuse Toolkit: Denominational Position Statement and Summary of Church Order Related to Abuse
This handy guide to our denominational position statement about abuse, and summary of related church order may be helpful, especially to church councils, in responding to allegations or disclosures of abuse.