This workbook will help you understand the role of the church in strengthening community, discover what your church’s reputation is in the neighborhood, and more.
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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.
The monthly eQuip newsletter keeps you informed about what is taking place in Diaconal Ministries Canada and what is happening in Diaconates throughout the CRC. Be sure and subscribe!
If churches aren’t creating and executing their ministries out of a place of genuine love and care, people will quickly become ‘problems to solve’ and our ministries will become solely needs-based.
What if, as deacons, we actually took the time to sit down and listen to the people we are trying to serve? This could potentially change the entire way churches engage with their communities!
Worship Resources for Trinity Sunday and Memorial Day (May 27, 2018).
Big news for deacons! The Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) and the Reformed Church in America (RCA) have teamed up to produce an ongoing newsletter for deacons.
This two-page resource from Faith Formation Ministries offers ten tips to help deacons care for others, as well as themselves, as they live out their calling and serve their congregation and community through their diaconal ministry.
Topics of the 2016 Deacon and Mercy Training (Saturdays Nov. 5, 19, and Dec. 3) include The Role of the Deacon, Setting Boundaries, Dealing with Con Artists, Listening, and Visitation.