This issue of For Deacons looks at the benefits of doing ministry together at a regional or classical level, principles to use, and an example of how Volunteers in Service is making this work in Grand Rapids, MI.
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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.
Esta edición describe de qué forma las personas con discapacidades o sin discapacidades como la pérdida de la audición, discapacidad intelectual, demencia, y enfermedades mentales se han sentido bienvenidas en el ministerio de los grupos pequeños.
Apparently both this year and last, my niece has been teased by her classmates because of her beautiful skin tone.
After I listened to our tour guide, I got thinking: in what ways are we parents molding and shaping our children to become advocates for justice? Justice is not often a subject we talk about at our dinner tables.
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El envejecimiento y la discapacidad: El promedio de edad de la gente en las iglesias a través de América del Norte sigue subiendo, y el porcentaje de personas con más edad con discapacidades sigue también subiendo. Esta edición de Rompiendo Barreras cuenta las historias a través de y para los miembros de la iglesia de 65 años y más.
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Race Relations work is about listening to the heart of God and hearts of people. In mourning the loss of friends, I heard the sadness within and around me. I felt embraced in the comforting words we spoke to each other.
A big part of a healthy youth ministry takes place within intergenerational moments. Within this month's newsletter, you will find a story and resources to help us see those moments come alive.
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