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Grow

Grow in diversity and unity by seeking justice, reconciliation, and welcome, sharing our faith as we build relationships with and honor the cultures of our neighbors and newcomers.

God has blessed us with rich diversity in our churches including a variety of races, ethnicities and cultures. In order to embrace this diversity fully, we must become places of active listening and repentance in pursuit of shalom, places of hospitality and welcome towards all people, and places of justice and reconciliation. A variety of helpful resources can be found at crcna.org/resources to help us work towards this milestone. 

Here is a portion of what is available:

Have additional questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out. The Christian Reformed Church has staff and ministries who are eager to help you and your congregation on this journey. If you aren't sure where to start, Reggie Smith and/or Mark Stephenson would be happy to talk with you and provide some suggestions for initial steps.

Have a story to share about how your congregation is learning about or living out this milestone? Let us know.