Event planning is a TON of work. Why would I do this again? The people. The smiles. The service to the denomination and Canadian Ministry. And more.
I'm the pastor of Holland Marsh CRC
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Thanks for the question. A couple of things. People who are attending The Gathering are participants, not delegates. That's just a little church order sort of thing. You have no...posted on: Canadian National Gathering 'Bulletin Board'
Thanks for your comments Keith.
Yes. Yes. Yes. A missional church active in every sphere of life. Living for Jesus in word and deed.
I have the same hope as you. And many more. ...
The other part of your final question is "church properties." There are some who have community gardens and such. Our parsonage property garden helps to serve a handful of people in our community...posted on: Creative Use of Church Space
Invite your young adults and young people to the dinner, invite them to bring dessert. Have them placed at each of the tables with the seniors. Invite them to share faith stories...
I met...posted on: Activities for Seniors Christmas Dinner?
What was my favourite part? ALL OF IT. Really!
In order... Workshop 4 to Cass Community. WOW!!! Powerful work going on that could be replicated in a few ways.
Food and fellowship......posted on: What Was Your Favorite Part of Inspire 2017?
Change is inevitable! Every moment things are changing. We are getting older. Some are closer to death. Others are getting closer to their birth. In a day, a week, a month, a year, five years......posted on: How Prepared Are We For Change?
I can forgive you for cutting off my leg. But my leg will not be able to come back. So too with abuse. I can and must forgive. But I will also bear the scars of that abuse. We cannot confuse the...
John, Norman mentioned the Presbyterian Church of Canada. We don't have PCUSA up here. There are several PCA church plants though... to appease the conservative contemporary worship people who don...posted on: Classical Counsellors
I use ShowDirector to change PowerPoint slides during the sermon. I have the entire service uploaded via Box.com as a PDF to my Android tablet. No more printing everything out on paper. It reduces...posted on: Tablets in Church?
agreed with Marshall and Miller. But we've moved on.
We went to a game in Toronto... got tixs from a couple of parishioners. There were more Green and White fans than Blue fans. We made a...