Chaplaincy and Care Ministry recently endorsed Paul Birnbaum as a chaplain in the CRC. Learn more about his journey and ministry!
CRCNA Chaplaincy and Care
Chaplaincy and Care Ministry (CCM) endorses exceptional, well-trained ministers of the Word or commissioned pastors who serve in specialized ministries beyond the walls of the church. Chaplains are ordained, gifted and trained, called by the church, and sent by Jesus Christ to provide spiritual care to people in pain or spiritual distress.
Tim Rietkerk, the new Director of Chaplaincy Care, shares his journey over the last year and his hopes for the year ahead!
The Director of Chaplaincy and Care ministry reflects on how astounding it has been to see how God planted seeds throughout the year that led to fruition when there were needs.
Read the 2020 year-end appeal letter from Chaplaincy and Care and discover the important kingdom work and support this ministry provides to chaplains.
Chaplaincy and Care Ministry welcomes Mark Janowski and Sharon Segaar-King. Learn more about their work and ministry!
The Director of Chaplaincy and Care reflects on the wonderful whirlwind of the past two months of ministry, highlighted by the annual Chaplains (virtual) training in September, and looks to what lies ahead.
Hernan Zapata-Thomack has lived on 3 continents, in 20 different countries, has studied in 5 languages, and speaks 2 other languages. Read about his amazing journey, pilgrimage, and religious peregrination.
Daniel Munchul Kim has served for over 20 years as a Christian Reformed Minister serving a variety of churches and chaplaincy. Read his personal story and thoughts on serving as a chaplain.
Listen in as Reverend Mandy Smith leads us in this creative art experiment to practice a posture of rest, receptivity, and response to the Spirit. (*No art experience or skill required.)
Listen in as Alida van Dijk, PhD, RP and Major Joseph Kamphuis explore the definition of trauma, its connection to faith, and different methods of facilitating post-traumatic growth.