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What sort of education is needed to become a missionary? Is it important to serve under an agency? Find answers to some commonly asked missions questions below.
Christian Reformed Church congregations across North America deal with challenges in different ways. A recent e-mail poll of congregations in the CRC found a couple that reported they are barely hanging on, but they remain focused on ministry.
Now what? Your mission trip is coming to an end…you’ve packed your bags to return home and are looking forward to seeing family and friends again. But what will that be like? How will they understand the experiences you’ve encountered?
What does this arrangement say about who or what is most important in worship? What does it convey about how or whether people in the seats or pews take part in worship? What does it imply about who calls you to or leads worship?
Your experience and effectiveness will be greatly enriched if you are intentional about the spiritual dimensions of your journey, before, during, and after the trip.
The following is an emerging draft of all of the worship-related resources provided by the Christian Reformed Church and its agencies and educational institutions—and easy place to gain access to the audio files, bulletin covers, liturgies, videos, and publications that worship planners and leaders need to do their work well.
How can this service faithfully and imaginatively bring this scriptural text alive? How can the service invite the meaningful participation of everyone present? How can we serve as the prophets and priests for our community at worship? Planning worship is more a pastoral task than a logistical task.
The church is committed to effectively communicate our mission, vision, and values in an effort to help people develop in their Christian life as a part of the church community. As church members we want to communicate in an efficient, cohesive, and consistent manner that honors Christ and His church.
Churches are constantly navigating the copyright maze when they use music, other print resources, and videos. Each medium has slightly different laws regulating it. Here is some information to help you.
We all face tough questions about our charitable giving. In tough financial times, these questions are even harder to answer. That’s one reason why the Christian Reformed Church in North America has a system called ministry shares.
Gift income includes gifts and contributions from individuals, special offerings, estate gifts, funds raised for disaster relief, and ministry shares. Among all these sources one of the most important, though often the least understood, is ministry shares.