From Back to God Ministries International
GROUNDWORK: THE STORY CONTINUES - The Gospel of Mark ends more abruptly than any of the other Gospels. Study Mark’s unique and surprising conclusion with Groundwork as we examine Mark 16:1-8 and discover what Mark is calling us to do now that we recognize Jesus Christ for who he really is and understand what he came to do. Listen now at GroundworkOnline.com and subscribe to Groundwork's weekly emails for future episodes.
THE GREAT DIVIDE - Do you know a family that’s been changed by a divorce? Join Lucille as she worries and wonders about her family on this episode of Kids Corner. Listen now at kidscorner.net and subscribe to KC’s weekly emails for future episodes. Download God’s Got You Covered: Stories and Advice about Divorce, an eBook to help kids and parents talk about divorce.
From CRC Communications
Pray for Inspire 2019 - Inspire 2019 is a conference to connect people from across the 1000+ churches in the Christian Reformed Church for three days of worship, workshops, speakers, and conversation. As we plan and prepare for this event, happening August 1-3 in Windsor, Ont., please join us in praying for the event and all who will attend. This week, please pray for accessibility, and for people of all levels of ability to be included, involved, comfortable, and blessed. Pray that Inspire 2019 will be a true family reunion, reflecting the church in all its diversity and beauty.
From Faith Formation Ministries
Family Faith Formation Tip - Serving others together is an amazing way to help your family grow in faith. Loving your neighbor builds compassion and empathy—and it’s fun! You’ll find an awesome list of 35 kid-friendly service projects at tinyurl.com/KidServiceProjects. (Faith Formation Ministries; crcna.org/FaithFormation)
BC Leadership Development Network - The BC Leadership Development Network (LDN) continues to provide transformative, biblical leadership education for current or potential church and ministry leaders in our BC CRCs. We meet at Fleetwood CRC, nine Saturdays each year, in conversation around scriptural text and church/cultural context. Is it time for you to join the conversation? For next year's dates, tuition, and application forms, check our website at bcldn.ca or contact our program facilitator, Wilma van der Leek at email@example.com. Apply by August 30, 2019.
Celebrate Liberation Day in The Netherlands - Celebrate May 5th, 2020 - the 75th anniversary of bevrijdings dag - in The Netherlands. Libertas male choir is pleased to announce their planned tour to the Netherlands from April 30 through May 11, 2020. Join us as singers or as guests! For information, please contact Tammy Veld at 905-745-5609 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited; please reply by July 31, 2019. www.libertasvoices.com
FCRC-KPU Chaplain Position Announcement - Looking for an opportunity to serve in a student community? Fleetwood Christian Reformed Church is seeking a half-time campus chaplain to serve at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey, BC (see www.kpu.ca). If this sounds like a position to which you feel you may be called, we would like to hear from you. Please visit www.fleetwoodcrc.org for a job description. Applications (cover letter and resume) can be submitted to email@example.com.
From Resonate Global Mission
Strengthen Christian Education in South Africa - Are you passionate about Christian education? Resonate Global Mission has an opening for a Christian Education Specialist in South Africa. Walk alongside local teachers and school administrators to live out their faith in the classroom. To learn more and apply, visit www.resonateglobalmission.org/educationspecialist
From Safe Church Ministry
Safe Church Advisory Panel Process Training - Save the date: Saturday, September 28! Bonnie Nicholas, Director of Safe Church Ministry, will be in Burlington to facilitate this one-day training for ministry leaders, safe church team members, council members and others who are interested in learning about and responding to situations of abuse by a church leader. Register now at bit.ly/HamiltonSCTraining2019
From World Renew
World Renew Careers - If you are passionate about World Renew’s work and advancing His kingdom, check out the variety of career opportunities with World Renew at worldrenew.net/careers including: Asia Ministry Team Leader preferably based in the Asia region; Chief Advancement Officer based in Grand Rapids, MI; Program Associate, Refugee Sponsorship Team, Part-Time, based in Burlington, ON; Director of Donor Relations, USA, based in Grand Rapids, MI.
From Worship Ministries
For Church Sound and Tech Operators - Registration is open for the Church Sound Bootcamp, August 9 & 10, 2019, training for church sound and tech operators. Bring your team! To be held at South Christian High school, Byron Center, MI. Recommended by CRC Worship Ministries. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Telling God's Story - A Day of Learning and Inspiration for Worshipers, Leaders, Musicians & Preachers. Planned for you by people like you who are involved in worship ministry in the local church. Join us Saturday, September 21 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at First Hamilton CRC and Central Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, ON. This day includes times of worship, fellowship, and learning that will connect to those involved with worship planning and leading. Purchase tickets and register for your workshops at tinyurl.com/TellingGodsStory