Did you know that Classis Alberta North has a website and Facebook page? We also have a newsletter! Check out the latest edition (May 2018) for updates on things happening out west.
One of the diaconates in the area of Alberta I serve as a consultant is asking for ideas on how to support those who are part of the 'sandwich generation.' In other words those who find themselves raising children while at the same time caring for elderly parents.
Thanks for the honest and open conversation on this topic. Another slightly different angle to AA that I have heard some really positive things about is Celebrate Recovery. I walk with a group of...posted on: Alcohol, Addiction and the CRC Pastor
Short version: Learning tours, documentaries and discussions!
One thing that I have recently participated in was a learning tour to Mexico with a group called Quest Mexico (http://www....
I am currently reading (and enjoying a lot) Living in Color by Randy Woodley. I enjoy his writing and he is also a great speaker too. I recently read Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle and it...posted on: What Books Are You Reading in 2019?
Thanks for this outline Andy, a great reminder to all church diaconate's as we start out the new year. May the spirit lead and guide us as we serve to lead in our communities, churches and...
We have a benevolence fund for members at my church called the "Family Support Fund" but we still call it a benevolence fund and when talking to recipients, we explain the meaning and purpose...posted on: What Do You Call Your Benevolence Ministry?