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The Theology of Development - A Biblical Understanding of Christian Mission and Community Development
This is a seven-lesson series designed to help participants deepen their biblical understanding of Christian mission and community development.
By way of conversation and illustration, this book offers a deeper understanding of difficult adoptive challenges with attachment as well as practical recommendations for adoptive parenting methods, when more usual parenting approaches don't work.
Join us for a 1/2 day of learning about the history of relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Canada. You will have the chance to participate in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise; tour the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre and learn about the work they do; hear teachings about the Indian Act; and learn about First Nations' resiliency.
Join us in a reflective art-making practice. We will learn together about forming community across social and ethnic boundaries, while practicing the art of kintsugi.
The Candidacy Committee is sponsoring the "Mentor Resourcing Gathering" on Wednesday, October 31 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the denominational building in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is an event to encourage and orient all those who are working with the CRC candidacy process.
Welcoming refugee claimants at Canada’s borders is a faithful response to our Christian calling to love our neighbours from all around the world. Cut through the political spin and learn the facts about refugees and immigrants in Canada.
Editors Collin Hansen and Jeff Robinson have selected the stories of 12 Faithful Men: Portraits of Courageous Endurance in Pastoral Ministry in an effort to dismantle the cool factor that prevails in our view of ministry life.
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.
Classis Chatham used Safe Church Mini-Grant Funds to help create a video to promote a counseling fund for those who would like to receive counseling after an experience of abuse. Several other classes have a similar fund. What could your classis do with a Safe Church Mini-Grant?
Sharing our new Circle of Grace video and other resources from Safe Church!
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.
Ready for some good news? You’re not alone—there’s a whole group of wannabe teachers in your room who are ready to share the teaching load. That would be your kids! It may not make mathematical sense, but here’s a good equation to remember: 2 teach is 2 learn 2 times!
Based on her most recent book with the same title, Barbara J. Newman will give practical ideas at this workshop on faith formation with persons with disabilities.