The church finds itself in the midst of transition. Instead of offering "charity" to our communities, what about "investment" with our communities.
Bates Place Neighbors is the community center through which First CRC in Grand Rapids is building relationships with neighbors. This newsletter is a great example of how it is done and how progress is being made.
The Operation Manna Program of Diaconal Ministries Canada has been helping churches establish vital community ministries across the country for over 35 years. Read our official Press Release regarding big changes coming to the program!
The Extreme Weather Shelter operated by Gateway Church in Abbotsford, B.C., has offered over 160 individuals a dry place to rest this winter. So, is it making a difference? This is part 3 of this series!