Director of Church and Community Engagement for World Renew
In this webinar we explore ways to alleviate poverty while helping, rather than unknowingly harming, people who live in poverty. You’ll discover practical strategies to partner with your local and global community in overcoming poverty and injustice.
This Giving Tuesday, Americans and Canadians have the chance to have their gifts matched to help refugees.
Five community gardens projects in Kent and Muskegon counties received funding and training grants of $1250 this month to grow their projects and increase their benefit to local community members.
Around the world, March 8 is celebrated as International Women's Day. I have spent the week looking at women in the Gospels, to have a stronger understanding about the Biblical view of women
Now is a great time to make sure your missions communications are up to date! Here's a handy checklist for a communications audit.
It’s that time of year again! Missionaries and field staff are making their rounds to supporting churches. How can churches and missionaries open doors for better transparency and benefit?
Missionary newsletters have been around since Paul. Are they still relevant today?
If summer mission trips are so life changing for the young people, what do those they are going to “serve” get out of it? Might we be using the community for our own transformation?
One thing that has struck me after working for more than a decade to connect churches in the U.S. with churches that World Renew works with overseas is the similarity between them.
I was never really in to the crossover stuff, although a couple of years ago I was representing World Renew at a Christian festival and Amy Grant was there. We were excited to hear her sing and...posted on: 25 Years After ‘Flood’ - What Do You Recall?
This is a great topic! Diaconal Ministries Canada has a number of resources, in case you haven't seen them: https://diaconalministries.com/
We (World Renew, Diaconal Ministries...posted on: Let's Change the Narrative
This is a three week series on creation care and Bangladesh: http://justice.crcna.org/sites/default/files/82074%20Climate%20Conversat...
So glad these conversations are happening!
You had asked for creator stories.
One excellent example from within the CRC was discovered by Jodi Koeman, World Renew Church with...
Hello Carol! Diaconal Ministries Canada has some excellent forms on their website: https://diaconalministries.com/stewardship/posted on: Request Forms for Benevolence?
World Renew is also offering grants to deacons for reaching out to the most vulnerable in their communities.
In Canada, this is being done in collaboration with Diaconal Ministries Canada...
Great tips here, Jodi!posted on: Community During COVID-19
So happy to hear that it will be released this year! (I think we were answering at the same time haha)
Hello Gilbert! I'd suggest contacting with the World Renew office in Kenya as they may know of organizations in similar situations. Our country consultant is Jenninah Kabiswa, [email protected]
It probably varies church to church, but years ago when I went before council it was presented very much as a pass/fail exam. Publishing in the bulletin was sort of a way of saying, "Speak now or...posted on: Must We "Approve" Profession of Faith?