Our deacons are planning our annual seniors Christmas dinner and we are looking for a simple and interactive activity. Any ideas?
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?
Does anyone have a church rental agreement/MOU that's used when renting to another faith-based organization? I thought I had seen one on The Network, but now I can't seem to find it.
I'm teaching a lesson to our youth next week on the Bible's infallibility and inerrancy. I found the CRC position on infallibility but only found one discussion on the Bible being inerrant. Any ideas?
Have you found any good resources on planning an Inquirers class? Is it still called that?
Does anyone have a sample service review form they use? I see a lot of resources for reviews of persons, but not of a worship service.
Does anyone have a litany or prayer that might be used in a local crisis center with staff who daily work with survivors of abuse?
I am looking for a church position regarding fundraising, specifically doing raffles. Have you found a statement? If so, how is it determined?
I'm the treasurer of our deacons at Grace CRC in Chatham Ontario. We've been asked if it is possible to designate donations to Resonate as either domestic or international. How does this work?
I am wondering if there is a place on The Network that gives suggestions on how to do a baptism service where one parent is a professing member and one is not?
Does anyone have a printable church year calendar (Advent, Christmas, Lent, etc.) that they use? I'm a visual person and would love to print something like this out.
Our church is looking at its child protection policies and are at the point where we could likely do all of our training in house. How do we know our training will be sufficient for insurance companies?
Do you have any resources/tips/advice for a ladies Bible study who would like to introduce prayer partners? I am leading about 10 women and would like to introduce the idea to them.
I would like to find a program to assist our visual team with preparations for Sunday services. What are people's thoughts on Easy Worship? Is there another program you'd suggest?
How does your church handle the background check aspect of Safe Church policy?
Where can I find the procedures, established or suggested, for inviting a pastor?
Synod 1987 amended articles 74-77; however, I can find no record as to when article 73 was amended. Does anyone have any information on this?
We are looking for recommendations on a good church management software. Does the CRC have any ideas? What does your church use?
There is a group of us on Facebook who have decided to form a small group. Has anyone else done this? If so, do you have suggestions that might help as we begin our group?
Does anyone have guidelines for a congregation to set up a scholarship fund for (young) members who show an interest in education towards full or part time ministry?
I would like to make use of the book "Austin's Topical History of Christianity." To do this, I need permission from the current copyright holder, perhaps a descendant of Bill R. Austin. Can you help?
What is a good way to pay those who substitute for church employees?
I am looking for a copy of Songs for Life CD, Volume 1.