Classis Renewal Leader for the CRC
Collected experiences, learning, and advice for hosting classis meetings during COVID. . . and beyond.
A letter sent by the Classis Georgetown Vision Team supporting churches as they look at gathering again.
A sample of a classis-based COVID-19 response coordination team.
Technical advice/observations for a classis that is meeting by video. Some advice might also be applicable to things like congregational meetings.
In this article, I write about a trend I've seen in my role supporting classis renewal. It’s a trend of feeling like we don’t count, and by “we,” I mean pretty much everyone.
Have you ever wondered about the basic structure of our denomination? If so, I wanted to share some of the typical roles you will find in a classis.
What does it mean for a classis to worship and pray as a community of churches?
Tim, you make a compelling case. I feel sufficiently persuaded. Would vote in favour.posted on: How To Read Overtures
Indeed, one of the things I neglected to say was thanks to Darren for putting me onto this book!
Also, for those in Canada interested in engaging with it more, there is a project starting...posted on: Institutional Intelligence
Thanks for you additional experience & insights! This is very helpful. Moving back to the US after being in Canada wasn't part of the story I thought to address! And it sounds...
Henry, thanks for your comment and sorry for the missing information. I've updated the post to include the title/author (Strong and Weak by Andy Crouch).posted on: Regional Pastor's Bookshelf: Strong and Weak
Thanks for your comments. From your comments and my research, it does look like there aren't really membership papers as there are just church records.
Perhaps, then, what would be best...