Community Builder
About Me: 

Compelled by God’s deep passion for justice & mercy, we join communities around the world to renew hope, reconcile lives, and restore creation.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
World Renew staff and volunteers come alongside communities in 30 countries around the world to help bring about renewal. Through partnerships with more than 130 churches and community organizations, local people are trained to be leaders in their own communities. Thus World Renew, together with partners and local leaders, is able to address major issues like illiteracy, hunger, malnutrition, unemployment, HIV/AIDS, child mortality, and injustice. 

DISASTER RESPONSE & REHABILITATION
When disasters strike, World Renew responds to the urgent needs that arise. In North America, this often includes clearing debris, assessing needs, training local leaders, and repairing and rebuilding damaged homes. Internationally, it includes providing and distributing emergency food, water, shelter, and other supplies. It also often involves reconstruction of homes and livelihoods. World Renew's ability to respond to disaster is enhanced and greatly supported by a number of strategic partnerships and alliances.

ADVOCACY
World Renew reaches out to people in North America and around the world in an effort to connect them to ministry, deepen their understanding of global issues, and encourage them to act and advocate on behalf of those in need.

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World Renew Gift Catalog Resources for Churches

The World Renew 2017-18 Gift Catalog is a way to "stand in the gap" on behalf of people who face oppression and poverty. Invite your church to help fill the poverty gap this Christmas!

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Guide or Toolkit
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World Hunger Sunday Materials

By participating in this year’s World Hunger campaign, you and your congregation will be invited to join in this story-changing work.

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Do It Yourself
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Journey with Refugees: Canadian Workshop

When one part of a community struggles, the entire community is incomplete. Our hope is that this workshop will help Christian citizens to work with their refugee neighbours for justice.

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Guide or Toolkit
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CFGB Sunday Offering Materials

World Renew invites you to join us in ending hunger by holding a special service in your church. Check out these Canadian Foodgrains Bank resources.

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Blog
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Community in Kenya Comes Together to Plan Water Pan

We hear a lot about World Renew's approach to fighting poverty, and how a "hand up" is better than a "hand out." But how does this look? This recent example from Kenya paints a picture of community. 

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Resource
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Maternal & Child Health Sunday Offering Materials

World Renew’s Maternal & Child Health Program is an important part of its community development work. Download these resources to help your congregation learn more about this issue and how they can help.

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Curriculum
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God Created Us Equal Video Series

This video series from World Renew introduces the topics of Food, Money, Water, and Health through two minute videos. Perfect resource for youth, small groups, adults, and high school students. 

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Litany
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Refugee Sunday Offering Materials (Canada)

April 23 is Refugee Sunday in Canada. Join World Renew in celebrating God’s goodness and His providence in supporting refugees in need by planning a Refugee Sunday service in your church.

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Curriculum
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Live Just.ly

Live Justly is an in-depth scriptural and practical study to help people live justly in 6 key areas of life: advocacy, prayer, consumption, generosity, creation care, and relationships.

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DRS Sunday: Blue Skies

Share the story of hope by encouraging your church to hold a DRS Sunday. Your financial gifts and volunteer recruitment will help renew communities affected by disasters in the months and years after the actual disaster.

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  • This is definitely a creative outreach tool!

    We hope you would consider World Renew when looking for an international organization to support. World Renew does many water projects as well...