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2017 Ministry Report: Joyful Obedience

The 2017 Ministry Report outlines ministry work done by the CRCNA, and progress made in the joint ministry plan, Our Journey 2020. Read stories from various ministries connected to the CRCNA in North America and around the world. 

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Safe Church Ministry Summary 2016

This past year Safe Church Ministry worked hard to maximize our resources and offer trainings, events, and newsletters on abuse awareness, policy questions, and much more.

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BOT Highlights - February 2016

The Board of Trustees of the Christian Reformed Church in North America met in February 2016 at the denominational offices in Grand Rapids. During this meeting the Board...

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BOT Highlights - September 2015

The Board of Trustees of the Christian Reformed Church in North America met from Sept. 24 to 26, 2015 at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Here are the highlights of the meeting. 

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Ministers' Compensation Survey

The annual Ministers’ Compensation Survey is intended to obtain information on the compensation practices generally followed by CRC churches in Canada and the United States for pastors serving a congregation full-time.

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The Chicago Covenant

On June 15, Faith Formation Ministries will present "The Chicago Covenant", created by 25 youth ministry leaders, to synod. We invite you to read this document and, if it speaks for you, to add your signature.

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5 Streams in CRC World Missions

In the World Missions report to next month’s annual Synod, the work is summed up along “Five Streams”. Here is a summary of the ‘Streams’: Faith Formation: Last year more than 200 missionaries served in over 40 countries bringing the good news of the Kingdom. Servant Leadership: Introducing and nurturing faith in Jesus Christ within the global Kingdom; some 85 CRWM teachers served in international schools this past year. Loving mercy and doing justice: Missionaries addressed issues of justice and mercy; they heard the cries of the suffering; some 375 volunteers served alongside our...
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BOT Highlights - February 2015

The Board of Trustees of the Christian Reformed Church in North America met on February 26 and 27, 2015, at the Burlington Christian Reformed Church in Burlington, Ontario.

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Mental Health: Clergy Jobs Often Equal Stress

This survey focused on United Methodist clergy, but I would guess that it's conclusions are broadly applicable to clergy from many denominations. "Answering God's call shouldn't be bad for your health. But for about half of all ordained United Methodist clergy, it is."

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Pastoral Excellence in an Impatient Age

Survey evidence suggests too few congregations supply pastors with the time, encouragement and financial means to sustain the quiet devotional life and deep expertise that the ministry requires.

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The ADA, 20 Years Later

According this 2010 report, only 50 percent of people with disabilities attend church at least once a month, compared to 57 percent of people without disabilities.

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