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Racism is a stronghold in our countries that will not go away overnight. The remedy is a commitment to sanctification. We invite you to walk with us in this sanctification process. Also available in Spanish and Korean.
Our friends over at the RCA have gathered a number of videos, podcasts, articles, books and other resources about lament to help guide you and your congregations during this COVID-19 time.
As our communities begin to think about the gradual reopening of businesses, parks, and services, it's important that church leaders also carefully consider what your congregation will do as these restrictions are lifted.
Highlights from the May 6-7 Council of Delegates meeting.
As part of the denominational ministry plan, the CRCNA has contracted with Calvin's Social Research Center to administer a survey every year. Here are the results from the 2020 survey.
Look inside for updates from World Renew, Canadian Indigenous Ministries Committee, Centre for Public Dialogue, Disability Concerns, the Office of Social Justice, Race Relations, and Safe Church Ministry.
Several churches have reached out to the denomination to ask if they should apply for grants and other financial supports from the government. Here are some things to consider.
It's important that congregational leadership remains current with all of the legal issues facing the church at this unprecedented time. Here are a few resources to assist you if you are located in Canada.
In the face of COVID-19 several Canadian religious leaders, including CRCNA Canadian Ministries Director Darren Roorda, drafted a message of hope, gratitude, and solidarity.
And from Classis Grand Rapids East:
Your Executive Team met on March 12, 2020 to propose a coordinated response regarding COVID-19. Loving one another includes loving our congregations and...
Is your church having services on Sunday? Classis Grand Rapids North sent this message out to their congregations.
Dear Churches and Pastors of Classis GR North:
Here is some information from the Canadian Council of Churches as well.
The CRCNA recently published this advice as well.posted on: COVID-19 Guidance?
Hi John. CRC Chaplaincy just posted this resource that might be of use to you and others as you think about how to prepare for and respond to coronavirus in your church community.posted on: COVID-19 Guidance?
Hi Harry. This is Kristen VanderBerg responding from the CRC Communications account. Thank you for your excitement about this piece. We like it as well. Thank you also for your critical feedback...posted on: 2019 Annual Ministry Report
In addition, there are attendees coming from non CRC churches and international churches. We are excited by all the ministry sharing that will take place!posted on: Inspire 2019: Is Your Church Going?
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HI Doug. That's a good point. There are multiple ways to respond to injustice and need. I know that many CRC people and churches have done just what you suggest. They sponsor refugee families...posted on: Canadian Advocacy Success Story
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