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.
A number of churches have reached out to the denominational office about staffing issues in light of COVID-19. Following is a list of questions that the CRCNA is using in our staff conversations.
Look inside for updates from Classis Renewal, Resonate Global Mission, and Back to God Ministries International, as well as tools for your congregation's mission committee.
As places where people gather, our congregations have a special role to play in the face of coronavirus COVID-19.
Is your congregation offering a way for people to worship with you online? If so, please share the links to those services.
Are you looking for a creative way to add some spiritual reflection to your daily routine during Lent? Join others across North America by participating in the #CRCLentPhoto Challenge.
In the early hours of January 8, 2020, a plane taking off from Tehran, Iran and heading for Kiev, Ukraine, crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all on board. Join us in prayer.
The Heidelberg Catechism translated into French.
Every year, churches across the world mark a week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Find resources for the 2020 event in this post.
The Christian Reformed Church in North America has a retirement plan that U.S. congregations can make available to commissioned pastors and other church staff.
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?
Thanks for all of the comments on this post. Since our community guidelines say that comments will avoid arguing back and forth, must contribute something new to the discussion, and will avoid...
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
Thanks for the robust conversation on this blog. I think that the comments have now veered away from the original content of the blog. This violates our community guidelines. I'm going to...