I am greatly encouraged, inspired and delighted by God’s people in the CRC and I believe that I should pass on that encouragement to you all as well. God is moving and it is amazing! Although the worshiping style of each community varies, as does the perspective on how to “do church,” I have found in the Catechism’s first Question and Answer a common thread that binds us all together.
Do you quilt? Does your congregation have a quilting group? If so, we have a project that we'd love for you to take part in.
Recently, the Canadian Council of Churches (CCC) adopted a Principles of Peace document that you might find useful. The CCC is an ecumenical body that represents 25 denominations of Anglican, Evangelical, Free Church, Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic traditions, including the Christian Reformed Church in North America. Together the CCC represents more than 85% of the Christians in Canada.
We've made commitments throughout the years as a denomination to turn away from the sins of colonization and dehumanization and towards a better way of walking together, in respect of our treaties and Indigenous rights.
Looking for a way to celebrate the CRC's All Nation's Heritage Week? Why not sign up to be a host site for the 2nd Annual Racial Justice Film Week? We have suggested movies and a film kit for each one.
In 2016, Synod repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery and the concept of ‘terra nullius’ as heresies. What does this mean, why does it matter, and how can we live into this commitment to seek reconciled relationships built on respect between Indigenous peoples and other inhabitants of "Turtle Island"?
This past week a decision regarding Trinity Western's struggle to have a law school as part of their education was decided upon...
If churches aren’t creating and executing their ministries out of a place of genuine love and care, people will quickly become ‘problems to solve’ and our ministries will become solely needs-based.
The U.S. and Canada have an interesting relationship. In my opinion, it often mimics a sibling rivalry.
An Act of Re-membering is an interactive and participatory workshop that offers co-learners the opportunity to embark on an embodied storytelling journey. It is intended as a follow-up to the KAIROS Blanket Exercise.
In the face of tragedy, hate, murder, violence, and death, living out our faith becomes difficult. How should we make sense of these situations and find God in them? How can we speak with a Christian voice to those who have been affected?
As one of the key organizers of this event, I'm sometimes asked, "Why do we even need a Canadian National Gathering?" Let me share the spiritual, strategic, and systemic reasons why this event is so important.