We have a church/diaconate hoping to help cover the cost of counseling for those who request it and want to formalize the process for consistency and fairness. Got any suggestions?
It is our Christian responsibility to care for God’s creation, which not only includes personally in our homes, but also corporately, in our churches. So whose job is it to lead the charge in our churches? It's YOURS, Deacons!
Representatives from congregations across Canada gathered May 24-26 to discern, discuss, and dream about where God is leading the CRC. Get a sense of the event via this CRC News article.
You're invited! Gather with Christians from across the continent at Inspire 2019 in Windsor, ON. Learn more at crcna.org/Inspire 2019 and check out these Indigenous-led workshops.
Use this video to introduce (or re-introduce!) the Centre for Public Dialogue to your congregation. The video features staff and members of our support committee reading Psalm 33:1-5 and 20-22, as well as highlights from the past year.
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!
Christian Stewardship Services is looking for a new Stewardship Consultant in BC.
We hope this story inspires churches to trust God and follow Him into their communities, despite the risks and the unknowns.
Event planning is a TON of work. Why would I do this again? The people. The smiles. The service to the denomination and Canadian Ministry. And more.
Rather than having “experts” address the questions, it is expected that gatherers will talk about what they see and experience as the new mission of the church.
The communal Advent practices of remembering, celebrating, mourning, and anticipating prompt me to consider how those themes have showed up over the last year in the work of racial justice and equity in Canada.
The Auditor General reports that 24% of Indigenous students graduate high school, as opposed to the national average of 90%. See how the Christian Reformed Centre for Public Dialogue is responding.
Every year, churches across the world mark a week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Find resources for the 2019 event in this post.