It's National Volunteer Week and this gives us a neat opportunity to name and thank those who are making a difference in our churches and communities. Who would you like to thank?
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The Canadian Aboriginal Ministry Committee provides an opportunity for churches and individuals to become involved in grassroots, hands-on, relationship-building between CRC members and local aboriginal communities.
To whom are you accountable for your spiritual and moral life...besides God? The once-a-year elder visit (if it still exists) provides a superficial check list at best. Small groups, done properly, provide a setting for both spiritual growth and moral accountability.
What might two articles (one on interfaith relationships and one on evangelicals and feminists) in two different Reformed venues have to do with each other? Perhaps more than meets the eye.
This past Sunday, Easter Sunday, was the most dressed up that I've gotten for church in a long time. As I thought about this, I began to wonder: Am I missing out by becoming more and more casual in what I wear to church?
Does a "visual schedule" or some other visual resource enhance possibilities for those of us who have autism? If so, does such a resource already exist for Protestant liturgy?
The basis/theology of worship is immersing children in the love of Christ and Church from the earliest age.
We often think of Lent as a time to "give something up." But what if we flipped the focus to what we are trying to gain. Will you join me in sharing just one way you hope to grow this Lent?
What's Happening at Your Church for Lent and Easter? Share Your Sermon Series, Worship Themes, and More
Lent starts today and I'd love to hear about what's happening at your church! Care to share?
I'd love to know, what refreshments (if any) does your church serve? Is this a purposeful decision?
Does your church hold any events celebrating Black History Month?
I'm looking for those I've worked with in Kalamazoo, MI, for Kalamazoo Diaconal. We've seem to have lost contact.
I'm curious, what kind of events is your church planning this winter to invite people in? Got any creative or fun ideas to share with other churches?
What if the values of equality, freedom, diversity, and human dignity are not really the core values of America? What if Trump really is representing the highest values on which America was established?
Did you listen to Pastor Mary's talk on the topic of millennials and the church yesterday? What were some of your top takeaways?