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Eligibility Question for Elder Nominee

Should an individual that has consistently not taken communion be considered for nomination for elder? 

Elders
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Questions at a Congregational Meeting

When the official business of a congregational meeting is complete, does it go against church order to allow members of the congregation to ask questions about matters not on the agenda? 

Church Order
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Mixing Organ Into the Sound System

In the process of renovating our sanctuary and while we intend to remain an organ-led congregation for the near future, we are seeking advice on how to mic our classic 1986 Allen Organ into live stream and recordings.

Worship
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Opinions on "Jesus Calling" by Sarah Young

I'm attending a CRC in Oregon and was wondering if there are any opinions on the book “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young? Does the CRC have any position on this book?

Faith Nurture
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Policy Governance in the Church

Our church has been exploring various models to help our council govern better. One model we are exploring is Policy Governance, developed by John Carver. Have any churches implemented this model?

Church Order
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Church Safety Video?

I'm looking for a good abuse prevention video to show to staff and volunteers who work with youth.

Safe Church
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Tools for the Webmaster Cadet Badge?

I'm both a web developer and leading our cadets through the Computer Knowledge badge. As such, I'm wondering what sorts of tools are out there that would let kids get a website published easily and for free. 

CadetsChurch Communications
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Does Anyone Have Ebooks in Their Church Library?

I find more and more people turning to e-readers and was wondering if the church libraries could tap into this market and how it would work. Thoughts? 

Church Libraries
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Advice on Doing a Webinar?

CRC and RCA Disability Concerns ministries would like to put on a webinar. For those of you who have done webinars, do you have a how-to and best practice list that you'd be willing to share?

Church Admin & Finance
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Ministry Evaluation Tool?

I'm looking for a "tool" to use to effectively evaluate various ministries in the church. Thoughts?

Church Admin & FinanceMinistry Coordination
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Time Tracking & Overtime for Salaried Employees

Do salaried employees (such as pastors) need to track hours? Are they exempt from overtime even if they work more than 40 hours/week?

Church Admin & Finance
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Emailing Church Members

Our church is having trouble sending out large group emails using Outlook (not everyone is getting our emails). Anyone know of another way to send out messages?

Church Admin & Finance
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Starting a Ministry...Advice Needed

...trying to get some accurate advice on liability, child protection, and donations/taxes with regards to a ministry that has grown at our church...

Ministry CoordinationYouth Ministry
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Welcome Center Job Description?

We are in the process of further developing a welcome center in our church. Duties involved include successfully greeting and welcoming visitors. Does your church have a job description related to these duties? 

Church Admin & FinanceHospitality
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Taxes

I decided in church yesterday that whatever money I saved from my taxes because of the recently passed tax law I will donate to the church. Any joiners?

Stewardship
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Devotion Ideas?

I am looking for a devotion to use for our upcoming congregational meeting that will emphasis sharing about how we have experienced God in our day to day lives. Any ideas? 

Faith Nurture
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Activities for Seniors Christmas Dinner?

Our deacons are planning our annual seniors Christmas dinner and we are looking for a simple and interactive activity. Any ideas? 

DeaconsIntergenerational Ministry
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Pastor Connections on Sunday

I don't want to be insensitive but often on Sundays the same few people seem to "corner" the pastor and "tie" him up for several minutes. Suggestions on how to address this? 

Pastors

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