Since 2015 deacons in the CRC have been asked to live into a new level of leadership. The May 2019 issue of For Deacons includes resources designed to help deacons live into this leadership mandate.
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In this newsletter, the role of deacons in exercising their justice mandate is explored. Find helpful links and resources on an area of ministry that is urgent for today's world, but can be daunting to initiate.
Mental Health and Spiritual Practice—Authors describe how their own or a loved one’s mental illness has shaped their faith and spiritual practice where the rhythms of mental wellness, devotional life, and personal discipleship intersect.
Holocaust Memorial Day and Historical and Generational Trauma (Race Relations US-Midwest Newsletter)
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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.
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.